Right now there is a fan suggestion to the LEGO company about a new set of LEGOs that would be themed around ustwo’s highly popular mobile game Monument Valley. This wouldn’t be the first time LEGO made a set based off of a video game, with one of the more recent ones being a series themed off of Minecraft.
Star Wars fans have a new toy they may want to get their hands on called the Sphero BB-8. This little rolling robot can be controlled by your smartphone and is based off of the BB-8 character (complete with authentic look and personality) in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie which will be hitting theaters in December.
Companion toys are not really new anymore when it comes to mobile gaming. Nintendo has their Amiibo toys, Skylanders have theirs, and even Rovio has toys that you place near your Android device of choice in order to unlock a character in the game for you to use. Spin Masters have taken this idea and expanded on it by making the toys your scan into the game have their own stats, abilities, and so on but allowing them to be customizable by swapping out parts and adding new ones.
OrangePixel has launched a new line of toys in the same style as their previous release of Heroes of Loot figurines. This time however these new toys are based off of their Gunslugs game and they look pretty damn awesome.
Disney just finished holding their press event this afternoon where they have officially announced something they have been hinting at for the past few month: Disney Infinity. This is a rather huge project from Disney that is going to be a massive cross-platform sandbox gaming platform that breaks past the barriers of digital platforms and invades toys as well. Think Skylanders but on a much more massive and interactive, ever expanding scale.
Some new birds may be making their way into a lot of homes soon in the form of new plush toys coming from Rovio. In a new co-branded line of plush toys, Angry Birds Rio will now have their own set of plush toys for everyone to go insane over.