Toys & Games
How Cabbage Patch Kids Led to the Black Friday Craze
Cabbage Patch Kids were one of the first toys people fought over on Black Friday.
Godzilla’s Best Non-Movie ’70s Appearances
In the late 1970s, after the first wave of Godzilla movies ended, there were still plenty of other fun outlets where fans could enjoy the King of the Monsters: toys, models, cartoons, records and even a Marvel Comics series.
I’m Just Ken: The History of the Ken Doll
Today we celebrate Barbie’s Ken on National Ken Day!
Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks is Now a Barbie Girl
Stevie Nicks was seen gushing about the Barbie in her likeness which is already sold out.
The 12 Finalists for 2023 Induction Into the National Toy Hall of Fame
Nerf, the Ken doll, Cabbage Patch Kids, Battleship, Connect Four and slime are the classic toys and games that are among the potential inductees — which will be announced in November — and you have a limited time to cast vote for your favorites!
‘My Little Pony’ Turns 40 with a Brand New Remix
Of course, collectible toys are available too!
A Modernized Atari 2600 Is Coming in November 2023
The Atari 2600+ will be a faithful re-creation of the four-switch Atari 2600 console released in 1980 (albeit smaller), complete with joystick and a cartridge containing 10 games, including Adventure, Missile Command and Yars’ Revenge. You can also play your old 2600 and 7800 cartridges on it!
New Beanie Baby Will Raise Money for Hawaii Wildfire Victims
The bear is named Aloha.
Opinion: Pretty Sneaky, Sis.
Enjoy your Connect Four triumph now, for soon you will taste bitter defeat.
LEGO Goes Supersonic With New Concorde Set
Build the legendary supersonic airliner that last flew 20 years ago.
Those Quirky Little Funko Pops: Why Are They so Collectible?
Funko Pops! have bolted to the top of collectors lists as a must-have item. Find out the history behind the big-headed figures and how one recently sold for $210,000.
Move Over Barbie, Polly Pocket & These Other Toys are Getting Films too
Some of these sound pretty strange!
‘Haunted Mansion’ Rides Into Theaters Again
As ‘Haunted Mansion’ hits theaters this weekend, let’s take a look back at the ride that started it all.
Nostalgic Stars Working on ‘Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge’
A New Kids on the Block star showed up to renovate!
He-Man Has Lost Power: Netflix Not Making ‘Masters of the Universe’ Film After All
The big-budget action/fantasy film will be shopped to other studios or live on in Eternia.
Margot Robbie Takes Inspiration From a 1960s Barbie for the ‘Barbie’ Red Carpet
Margot Robbie is channeling her inner Barbie.
Attention ’90s Kids: Furby is Back and Cuter Than Ever
The beloved creatures still speak Furbish.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About Beanie Babies
Ty Warner, the creator of Beanie Babies, was the Willy Wonka of the toy industry. Learn more about the mysterious man, the people behind the craze and where to get your Beanie Babies appraised now.
Popular Dolls Through the Decades in Honor of Doll Day
There are so many dolls to celebrate on National Doll Day!
We Have Pac-Man Fever and This LEGO Arcade Is the Only Cure!
Two of our favorite childhood things, LEGO and Pac-Man, have joined forces to take our money.
What Ever Happened to ‘Stretch Armstrong’? New ‘Stretchs’ in the Works
What was Stretch Armstrong really made of, and learn about the new line of Stretch coming in 2024!
Whatever Happened to Mrs. Beasley?
The polka-dotted-dressed grandma doll was a childhood favorite in the late 1960s. Can you remember what Mrs. Beasley would say? And how much does she fetch today?