Although it’s been out in other territories for a while, Big Hero 6 just hit the UK. Nigel from Toy Testers TV was on hand to see what the kids made of the film and the toys. Continue reading
So, it’s once again that time of year. The time where we at GeekDad scour our reviews and products for the best gifts any geek would love. I know that Halloween has just barely passed, but with only six weeks left to Christmas, and barely four left to Hanukkah, it’s probably time to start some shopping.
This week we turn our eyes toward toys. Read on to see what the favorite picks from Jenny Williams, Z, Corrina Lawson, Jonathan Liu, Dave Banks, Brad Moon, Michael Harrison, and me.
We put the new Angry Birds Transformers Toys in the hands of a family and recorded what happened: Continue reading
Let’s take a look at how the current crop of Transformers: Age of Extinction figures stack up. Continue reading
Nickelodeon and Toys “R” Us have released the Classic Collection of TMNT toys. Grab a flashback to 1988 with these toys cast from the original molds. Continue reading
Tegu blocks and toys are made from high quality, sustainably harvested wood in Honduras. They are beautiful, fun, and functional. You’ll want to save these for your grandkids when your own kids are done with them. Continue reading
5. Dirt When I was a kid one of my favorite things to play with was Dirt. At some point I picked up an interest in cleanliness and I have to admit that I’m personally not such a fan of … Continue reading
I am a Ninja Turtle hipster. I discovered the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness RPG in 1985, which was my gateway to Eastman and Laird’s original Mirage Studios comic. In the decades to follow the TMNT franchise went through a number of distinct mutations, but few have proved as satisfying as its current Nickelodeon Studios iteration and the wonderful new line of related action figures and accessories from Playmates. Continue reading
LEGO minifigs will soon outnumber humans. Get to know them a little better with this fascintating collection that catalogs the minifigs’ rise. Continue reading
Foxonix is an interesting way to add sound to your projects. It is able to record up to 3 minutes of high quality audio and is perfect for embedding sound in a stuffed animal or on a robot. Check out their Kickstarter video here. Continue reading
littleBits are an opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. See what can happen when you add them to the other toys you’ve probably already got in your house. Continue reading
Hands-on with Disney Infinity play-set for The Lone Ranger Continue reading
Remember Rock’em Sock’em Robots? Remember how awesome they were, but how much you wanted them to be able to move (aside from punching)? Enter Battroborg. Continue reading
A little bit of genius. Give the kids something fun to do while dealing with the results of disaster, famine, or other threatening situations where normal life is disrupted. Continue reading
Clump-o-Lumps, the funny zippered plush animals, are HALF OFF this week! Continue reading