Recreational Equipment and Toy Manufacturing

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Video Game Lecture Wades Into Walden Pond

    Walden, a game about the experience of author Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond, helps demonstrate experimental video game design at a UC Irvine presentation this afternoon.

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: From exhibit hall to eBay

    It's interesting to see how quickly some convention rats operate. Exclusive con action figures are already up on eBay, with the prices jacked up. It's an industry within an industry, really. Take for instance, this guy's "buy it now for $40" option on the exclusive Hasbro Stan Lee as Spider-Man toy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: It figures, Dr. Jones

    Hasbro just unveiled the new Indiana Jones figures, all three based on Raiders of the Lost Ark (Indiana Jones, Ceremonial Belloq with Idol, and Sallah). They're Star Wars scale, with high articulation (the only one not fully-posable is a version of Indy with whip-cracking action) and attention to de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    Young Guns 3 World Premiere in HB

    Watch Quiksilver's "hottest up-and-coming surfers" in the Thursday, July 26 world premiere of Young Guns 3. Like our editorial assistant Amanda, you too might be asking yourself: What is a Young Gun? "It means you travel so much you get new pages in your passport every six months," according to ... More >>

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Toys 'R' Summer

    Think summer movies are just toy commercials? We check out the products theyre pimping

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2007

    Transformers: Less Than Meets the Need

    This past Saturday was the official release date for Transformers movie toys, and of the three toy-inspired movies coming out this summer (Bratz and Care Bears: Oopsy Does It being the other two), this was clearly the one with the must-have merchandise. Though the giant morphing robots in the movie ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Toys from Hell

    In China, Santas elves labor in a Dickensian workhouse