TMNT Mecha Leo, Tamagotchi Grogu

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Welcome again to Toy Aisle, io9’s common roundup of the newest toys and merchandise geeking us out. This week: TMNT goes robo in an unimaginable new motion determine, Lego is already stepping into the vacation season, and one way or the other Tamagotchi made a fair cuter model of itself. Test it out!


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Snap Design Growth and Warmth Boys TMNT Mecha Leonardo Determine

Anxious there’s simply not sufficient concepts mashed up into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Fear no extra, as Snap Design Growth and Warmth Boys have partnered to create a brand new line of mecha-themed heroes in half shells beginning with Leonardo as the primary official reveal. The nine-inch determine is oozing with articulation, proper all the way down to the fingers and toes, and along with a handful of actual metallic components and a great deal of equipment, battery-powered LEDs are used to light up the eyes, whereas a mini Leo determine may be discovered piloting the mech from a cockpit in its shell. Availability is predicted to be later this 12 months, with pricing set at 799 yuan, or round $112.


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Hasbro Beginning Lineup

Ask anybody who grew up with the unique Beginning Lineup figures from Kenner what they’d enhance they usually’d most likely ask for 2 issues: make them greater, and embody extra articulation. The new Beginning Lineup assortment from Hasbro ticks each these bins with six-inch figures that includes the identical degree of articulation as the corporate’s premiere Black Sequence motion figures, however as an alternative of Star Wars characters, Beginning Lineup is re-launching with eight NBA stars that includes genuine jerseys, sneakers, and likenesses: LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Luka Dončić, Trae Younger, Ja Morant, Jayson Tatum, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Joel Embiid. All eight figures are obtainable for pre-order now for $50 every, with delivery anticipated someday in mid-December.


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Lego Winter Village Assortment Vacation Fundamental Road

Final 12 months’s addition to Lego’s ever-growing Winter Village Assortment was a festively embellished residence with a hearth that Santa might use to sneak presents in. For 2022, Lego is increasing the remainder of the village with a brand new 1,514-piece Vacation Fundamental Road assortment that cranks the quaint to 11. The $100 set will likely be obtainable beginning on October 7, and features a music retailer and toy retailer with snow-covered rooftops, a Christmas tree, minifigures getting their vacation buying completed, and a trolley that’s appropriate with the tracks used for Lego’s prepare units.


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Bandai Namco Star Wars Grogu Tamagotchi

Ever questioned what life is absolutely like for the Mandalorian attempting to boost a child model of Yoda? Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America Inc. is attempting to recreate that have with a brand new Tamagotchi digital pet primarily based on Grogu so that you don’t have to fret about it ever wandering off, or all that bounty hunter stuff. As gamers increase and have a tendency to Grogu’s wants, together with feeding him squid chowder and macarons, the drop-out Jedi will evolve into one in every of 12 totally different appearances—will he develop to be extra like Yoda or Yaddle? The Grogu Tamagotchi will likely be obtainable for pre-order from Amazon “shortly.”


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