Reliving the joys of childhood

As someone who actively collects and writes about toys, I get to relive some of the joys of childhood fairly often, but this past weekend, I experienced a hefty dose of that joy through my own kids’ eyes. (Note: this is NOT another Skylanders article. Honest!) My kids have been huge fans of Activision’s Skylanders […]

Skylanders — The Halloween edition

The latest Skylanders game was released this past weekend, and my wallet is whimpering. Looking at the new Skylanders SWAP Force figures reminded me just how great these characters are, and how they are truly a collectible in their own right. Since the Halloween season is upon us, I thought it would be fun to photograph […]

Disney Infinity: open wallet, extract cash

Well, here we go again… After finally completing our collection of Skylanders figures, along comes the next video game with collectible and playable action figures: Disney Infinity. This game was released this past weekend, and appears to be selling very well, with figures and accessories already selling out in some stores. I really wasn’t sure […]

Book Report — Awakening: The Art of Halo 4

I may have mentioned this one or two (hundred) times, but I am a huge fan of the Halo video game franchise. Not only do I love the games, but I also devour the mythos and backstory of the Halo universe, so when a new art book comes out detailing aspects of the game, you […]