A CHRISTMAS TIME FUN LOOK AT TOYS BASED ON COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES

In previous years around the holiday season I’ve looked at comic book games with a Christmas twist such as Batman: Arkham Origins, the many games inspired by Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, and Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron. While growing up, video games were of my most coveted Christmas gifts as it was only really around that time of year when I…

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…