There’s just one week left till San Diego Comic-Con returns to blast us in the face with awesome pop culture spectacle, cosplay, and fantastic, expensive goodies. Here’s the very best toys and collectibles at this year’s show that we can’t wait to line up forever for (or, more likely, pay even more for on eBay…
More accurately the Pokémon Mega Construx are coming, as Nintendo’s pocket monsters become the latest license to join Mattel’s recently re-branded line of construction toy sets. Anything is better than Ionix.
Mega Bloks, those weird, distant-cousins of Lego, have gotten surprisingly elaborate over the past few years. In fact, they’re the only way you can build your own official Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 vehicles and boats like the folks from Glorious Eye Candy—who then blew them all up in front of a high-speed camera.
Coming to toy store shelves later this year, Destiny Mega Bloks sets promise physical content fans of the series will enjoy briefly before setting it on the shelf and waiting for more. My friend Andy Robertson of FamilyGamerTV grabbed video of the figures and sets at Toy Fair. Let’s watch!
When Star Trek got rebooted for the big screen, Hasbro put out a line of construction sets to go with it. But now Mega Bloks have taken the reigns on Star Trek construction toys, and they’re boldly going where no brick has gone before: all the way back to the original series.
Mega Bloks may not be as cool as LEGOs, but do LEGOs form together and build Dialga and Palkia, the two legendary Pokemon from the two newest Pokemon games? We think not.