Welcome to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular roundup of the latest and greatest derivative news. This week, Elon Musk forms an unlikely partnership with Mattel to get his cybertruck, Nerf off the ground enters the game of the fort, and this magnificent Gargoyles Goliath has a friend he needs so badly. Check it out!
Mattel MEGA X Tesla Cybertruck
You still can’t buy the real thing (end of 2022 is the current ETA), but for $ 250 you can build one. Mattel has unveiled a MEGA (the company’s brand of interlocking plastic bricks compatible with other Danish toys) of the Tesla Cybertruck that measures over a foot and a half in length when the 3,000 pieces in the set are all assemblies. There’s no electric drivetrain, but the DIY Cybertruck has adjustable suspension, a folding tailgate, and interchangeable windows that include a pre-exploded version. Pre-orders started today on the Mattel Creations website.
Ace star The boys Sixth Scale Billy Butcher Figure
Of course, this is, technically, an action figure of Karl Urban’s rude renegade Billy Butcher from The boys. Of course, Billy comes with a host of wicked accessories, including a crowbar. and a cattle prod, an assault rifle and a sniper rifle, reciprocating head, and even a shovel for good measure. Of course, there’s more to it, including a cigarette to pose with sunglasses on, and all the other pairs of hands needed to pose with those.
You’re here for the laser baby. Honestly, you might not even be here for something else and think the asking price of $ 300 it’s worth it just for an LED-enhanced baby who shoots beams from his eyes (it’s $ 260 for the no version but really, what’s wrong with you?). We won’t judge, but your wallet will arrive in the middle of 2022. [TNI]
Playmobil Back to the future part 3 Advent calendar
Playmobil has only released one set featuring the iconic time-traveling DeLorean from the original Back to the future, although the appearance of the vehicle changed in the other two films in the trilogy. The Playmobil “Back to the future II Hoverboard huntingThe set included a Mr. Fusion upgrade for the car, but if you want it to look like the 1950s or Wild West versions of Doc Brown’s DeLorean, you’ll need the new $ 35 Playmobil. Back to the future part 3 Advent calendar currently available on Amazon. In addition to replacement wheels and an engine patch that attaches to the hood, the Advent Calendar includes 24 holiday surprises in total from the third film in the trilogy, like Copernicus the Dog, the 1885 Letter, a vintage camera and diorama featuring the clock tower under construction, and even a Playmobil version of Clara Clayton by Mary Steenburgen.
NECA Gargoyles Bronx figurine
Remember when it’s cool Gargoyles The Goliath Figure has been announced and you were like “oh wow, this is awesome! Now only if he came with a pair of his wings that were folded like a cape, like Goliath does in the show, that would be even better. Well … now it does, sort of? NECA has announced its latest action figure in the series, Goliath’s not-quite-canine loyal companion, the Bronx, as well as plans to release figure props across the world. Gargoyles line to both try to keep constant costs per figure lower, but create value that encourages collectors to invest in the line beyond the numbers they actually want. The Bronx is at least a natural pairing if you’ve caught Goliath, and it’s not like it doesn’t come with a few bonuses, like a piece of meat to play with and three interchangeable heads (stoic, growling, and roaring) . But it’s definitely a way to make sure you’re trying to keep up with a bunch of toys, just in case the accessory you really want for one is packaged somewhere else down the line. No details on Bronx pricing have yet been revealed, but NECA teased more info in spring 2022. [TNI]
KidKraft Nerf Forts
As with paintball, there are actually a lot of facilities full of random obstacles where a group of friends can run around shooting each other foam darts with Nerf blasters. But why leave home for that when KidKraft has teamed up with Hasbro to create a series of Nerf-themed forts that can turn a backyard or large basement into a war zone? The various do-it-yourself structures have features such as swing bridges, climbing walls, hatches, hidden periscopes, targets, and plenty of storage for blasters and foam ammo. The two smaller forts (right), Nerf Geo Strike Headquarters, and Nerf Scout Defense Post will cost you $ 600 each, while the more elaborate Nerf Command Base Battle Fort (left) costs 1 $ 500 but looks a lot bigger than most. New York apartments.
Hasbro Play-Doh Grown Up Scents 90s Edition
If you are part of the elite who absolutely cannot stand the smell of Play-Doh, Hasbro is expanding its collection of less offensive products. “Adult perfumes “ with a new 90’s edition multi-pack. Available in early November for $ 13 on Amazon, new fragrances included in six 4oz. cans are Eau de Boy Band, VHS Rental ‘n Chill, Pump Up the Jamz, Dial Up Delight, Mall Food Court and Flannel Fresh. What any of these looks like remains to be seen, although you can probably assume that the mall’s food court will be a mix of Cinnabon, Sbarro, and Ms. Fields, must-sees in shopping malls across the country. .
United Statesopoly Monopoly: Queen Edition
If you grew up in the late ’70s and early’ 80s, nothing will make you feel as old as hearing that this year marks the band’s 50th anniversary. Queen. To commemorate the occasion, we receive another iteration of Monopoly (have we already reached the million?) which swaps the traditional railroads of the game with rock hits like “We will Rock You” and “Another one who bites the dust, “ six updated tokens inspired by other Queen songs (a bike, for example) and properties that include places the band performed at like Wembley Stadium and Madison Square Garden. Instead of building houses and hotels, players will build staging blocks and full concert productions on the various properties. You can take a copy now for $ 45.
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