WHAT I WILL (AND WON’T) MISS ABOUT TOYS-TO-LIFE

Disney Infinity ended in 2016, Lego Dimensions ended about a year and a half later in 2017, and while Activision’s Skylanders hasn’t throw in the towel officially, its taking a year off is very telling that the series is on shaky ground. Started in 2011 with Skylanders: Spryo’s Adventure, the toys-to-life genre of games that allowed action figures to interact with a video…

MARVEL DISNEY INFINITY LIVES…KIND OF (UPDATE)

Late last week, an advertisement showed up on the ShopDisney website for a new line of figures dubbed the “Toybox” line which had a remarkably similarity to the toys that once communicated with the cancelled Disney Infinity line with the main difference being that the toys had articulation and were not just mini-statues: Like Infinity, the line is set…

PROTOTYPE DOCTOR STRANGE DISNEY INFINITY FIGURE SOLD ON EBAY

When Disney Infinity was effectively shut down in 2016, plans of what was coming in the months and years to come in the now defunct toys-to-life gamer were made public via Patrick Klepek, formerly of Kotaku now with WayPoints and Infiniteer Adventures. Things like premium figures, play sets based on Rogue One, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  and Thor: Ragnarok as…

A EULOGY FOR DISNEY INFINITY ONE YEAR LATER

May 10, 2016. It was on this date last year that it was announced that the toys-to-life game, Disney Infinity, a mega project that merged brands from across the Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel Universes into one game where users could create worlds limited only by their own imagination was coming to an end. The following…

SEE THE FIRST DESIGN FOR THE CAPTAIN AMERICA FIRST AVENGER DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 FIGURE

It’s been well over a year since the Disney Infinity 3.0 Marvel Battlegrounds was released and approaching a year since the termination of Disney Infinity (moment of silence, please). The figure that came with the Battlegrounds play set that you either own and have on display, own and put away or are presently in a bidding war for, was not the…