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Injustice 2 Comic Explores Events In Between The Games – GameSpot

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Injustice 2 is headed to a game console near you this May. Last year, it was announced that Tom Taylor–who wrote the majority of the original Injustice: Gods Among Us comic series– would be writing a new comic series before the game’s release. Taylor wrote the majority of the original Injustice: Gods Among Us comic series. The upcoming comic takes place in between the two games, and we took the…

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ arrives on digital HD March 24, Blu-ray April 4 – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Hear from ‘Rogue One’ stars Felicity Jones and Diego Luna about how the newest ‘Star Wars’ film is set to tell the story that precedes ‘A New Hope.’

Meet Hologram Barbie, Every Girl’s First Personal Assistant – Fishbowl NY (blog)

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

The latest innovation in Barbie might please geeky parents just as much as kids. Last weekend at the New York Toy Fair, Mattel unveiled Hello Barbie Hologram, a more lively—if less tactile—version of 2015’s Hello Barbie doll. Like an Amazon Echo that smiles, holo Barbie hangs out in her box and cheerfully answers questions … or dances on command to the music of your choice. With input from a mobile app, she can remember…

Old Man Logan Comic Book Reading Guide – IGN

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Meet Hologram Barbie, Every Girl’s First Personal Assistant – Fishbowl NY (blog)

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

The latest innovation in Barbie might please geeky parents just as much as kids. Last weekend at the New York Toy Fair, Mattel unveiled Hello Barbie Hologram, a more lively—if less tactile—version of 2015’s Hello Barbie doll. Like an Amazon Echo that smiles, holo Barbie hangs out in her box and cheerfully answers questions … or dances on command to the music of your choice. With input from a mobile app, she can remember…

Star Wars: Rogue One’s Digital And Blu-ray/DVD Release Dates Announced, Bonus Features Revealed – GameSpot

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Star Wars: Rogue One will be available to buy through digital platforms on March 24 and on Blu-ray/DVD on April 4, Disney announced today. The home video version comes with a number of bonus features in which the filmmakers and cast will talk about where the idea for the movie came from and more. There are also character-specific chapters for Jyn, Cassian, and K-2SO. Considering Rogue One had a lot…

Meet Hologram Barbie, Every Girl’s First Personal Assistant – Fishbowl NY (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The latest innovation in Barbie might please geeky parents just as much as kids. Last weekend at the New York Toy Fair, Mattel unveiled Hello Barbie Hologram, a more lively—if less tactile—version of 2015’s Hello Barbie doll. Like an Amazon Echo that smiles, holo Barbie hangs out in her box and cheerfully answers questions … or dances on command to the music of your choice. With input from a mobile app, she can remember…

Hasbro’s New Star Wars Toys Come in Sicknasty Old-School Packaging – WIRED

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Star Wars turns 40 on May 25. But unless you count the boxful of IOUs toy-maker Kenner sold during the 1977 holiday season, Star Wars action figures turn 39. No one—least of all Kenner—anticipated Star Wars becoming a monstrous hit. The company simply couldn’t manufacture three-and-three-quarter-inch plastic versions of Leia, Luke, Artoo, and Chewie in time for the holidays. Instead, it sold $8 envelopes containing promissory notes: Four pieces of paper kids could trade…

Box Uses API Lego-Style Brick Theory To Connect More Data – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Developers use APIs like Lego bricks to establish a communications bond between different software program elements & data streams. Free Image: Wikipedia. Box is one of those firms that insists upon explaining itself as more than the casual user might perceive it to be. The firm goes to pains to explain that it is not just an online file store. Box explains that, at a wider and perhaps more complete…

Child’s Doll Is Vulnerable to Predators, Hackers and More – LifeZette

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

If your daughter has a My Friend Cayla doll, you may want to throw it in the trash — immediately. The doll, an actual smart device, has the ability to gather information about your child, your family, your home — and store it. Even worse, a stranger can potentially hack into the doll and begin talking to children. The dangers are so real that the doll has been…

Toy Fair Shows Off What’s New As Toys R Us Cuts 250 Corporate Jobs – NPR

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for Lightseekers, the next generation of connected play featuring smart figures, trading cards and more. Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY hide caption toggle caption Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for…

Lego has a new space shuttle and it looks awesome – Fox News

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Lego has a new space shuttle set for 2017 and it promises to be one any space fan can enjoy. We got a close-up first look at the new Lego Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 3-in-1 set at the New York Toy Fair 2017 on Feb. 18. It’s a 285-piece set under Lego’s Creator line, which encourages creativity through multiple builds. It will be available this summer for $29.99. …

Toy Fair Shows Off What’s New As Toys R Us Cuts 250 Corporate Jobs – NPR

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for Lightseekers, the next generation of connected play featuring smart figures, trading cards and more. Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY hide caption toggle caption Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for…

Toy Fair Shows Off What’s New As Toys R Us Cuts 250 Corporate Jobs – NPR

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for Lightseekers, the next generation of connected play featuring smart figures, trading cards and more. Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY hide caption toggle caption Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for…

This Lego Booth Scans Your Face and Makes a Custom Kit So You Can Build Yourself Out of Legos – Adweek

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

If you’ve always dreamed of creating a self-portrait out of Lego bricks, rejoice! A nifty machine at the toy maker’s London store can finally set you on that path. Just head over to Leicester Square and climb into the “Mosaic Maker,” a cross between an instant photo booth and a Lego vending machine. For the equivalent of about $125, it will snap your headshot, render the image into a five-color poster,…

Teen inspires first transgender doll – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Toy Fair Shows Off What’s New As Toys R Us Cuts 250 Corporate Jobs – NPR

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for Lightseekers, the next generation of connected play featuring smart figures, trading cards and more. Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY hide caption toggle caption Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for…

Toy Fair Shows Off What’s New As Toys ‘R’ Us Cuts 250 Corporate Jobs – NPR

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys “R” Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for Lightseekers, the next generation of connected play featuring smart figures, trading cards and more. Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY hide caption toggle caption Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys “R” Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for…

Superfriends of Marketing – AdAge.com

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Batman is dark and violent, with an air of secrecy cloaked beneath practiced toughness. In his most recent movie, he tried to murder Superman. But this year, the marketers at Warner Bros. and Lego had to sell a different caped crusader flick: a funny one. While audiences liked the star of “The Lego Batman Movie” when he first appeared in 2014′s unexpectedly clever “The Lego Movie,” he now had to…

New hologram Barbie will keep all your secrets – New York Post

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The latest version of Barbie is a hologram that lives in a box, dances, talks and reports on the weather. But what it doesn’t do is just as important. Unlike 2015’s highly controversial Wi-Fi-enabled Hello Barbie, which was met with protests by parents groups concerned about privacy, Hello Barbie Hologram does not connect to the internet and it does not collect data about the children who own it, said Mattel…