Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular roundup of the latest and greatest toy news. In this week, Lego gives you a much smaller than eiffel tower the five-Foot monster it recently revealed Nerf‘s armory is getting weirder and a new one Gandalf Figure comes to us with the turn. Listen!
Lego Eiffel’s apartment
Revealed a day before Lego announced its 1.5m height, 10,001 Piece Eiffel Tower Replica, Eiffel’s Apartment pays homage to the designer of Paris’ most famous and visible landmark. Even though listed with a price tag of $20 On the Lego website, the 228-piece set, which recreates Gustave Eiffel’s private office atop the tower, is currently only available as a gift with purchase for those who drop it $680 on the Eiffel Tower adjust yourself. The apartment features authentic period decor and a tiny replica of the Eiffel Tower, but unfortunately isn’t designed to be integrated into the 10,001-piece set, which isn’t built to minifigure scale.
Nerf LMTD X League of Legends Jinx Herringbone Blaster
Hasbro’s latest iteration of its Nerf The LMTD crossover line jumps into the world of League of Legends with Fishbones, the crazy rocket launcher of choice for arcane Star Jinx. Unfortunately, Hasbro has yet to develop the technology for Nerf rocket launchers to somehow launch payloads that can explode in NErf darts, so you’ll have to settle for a blaster that can hold 18 darts at once in its opening shark’s jaws and fire three of them-Dart bursts with a pull of the trigger. Because when you’re not raining foam damnation on your foes, the blaster can be displayed on a stand inspired by Jinx’s in-game aesthetic. pre-orders are available immediately for the Fishbones Blaster, which will cost $170 ahead of its release early next year.
Hot Toys Marvel Thor: Love and Thunder Sixth scale Gorr figure
We’re still a little sad that Christian Bale’s performance as a scene-stealing MCU villain was wasted on a movie Thor: Love and Thunder, but at least we get a great sixth-scale Hot Toys figure. The 12-inch figure features a new and Terrifyingly lifelike Christian Bale as a Gorr head sculpt with individually adjustable roller eyelets. The figure also includes many hand-sculpted scars, over 30 points of articulation, five pairs of interchangeable hands, the Necro Sword and a battle-damaged alternate version, and Stormbreakers with battery-powered LED light-up effects. Availability is expected sometime early to mid2024
Asmus toy Lord of the Rings The Crown series Gandalf the White and Shadowfax sixth scale figures
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has renewed interest in the stories of Middle-earth, and not just the adventures of characters older than Bilbo and Frodo. Asmus Toys releases one New Lord of the rings Sixth scale Gandalf the White figure set featuring an excellent likeness of Ian McKellen, 36 points of articulation and accessories including alternate hands, a staff, Glamdring and a scabbard worn at Gandalf’s waist, as well as layered cloth robes. It’s just a shame that his Shadowfax horse is cast from solid polystone and has no articulation at all. The sentence is can be pre-ordered from TheBigBadToyStore for $380with shipping expected sometime in the first quarter of 2023.
Lego tribute to the Lego house
Lego announced a handful of Gift With Purchase sets this week, including one for Lego fans who may never get the chance to visit the Lego House Museum in Billund, Denmark, where many exclusive sets will be made available. This GWP, currently listed on the Lego website for $30, includes five smaller replicas of exclusive Lego House sets such as the Wooden Duck, Brick Making Machine and Dinosaurs on display in the museum. The 583-piece set is larger than most GWP sets, but that’s probably why it will only be available to those who spend $250 on the Lego website on November 19th 20 for Lego VIPs or November 25-28 for everyone else.
Super7 RunDMC ReAction Figures Holiday 3-Pack
“It was December 24th on Hollis Ave in the dark when I saw a man chilling in the park with his dog…”DMC’s “Christmas in Hollis” in addition to festive titles such as “Jingle Bells” and “Cover the halls“ and now you can add Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels and Jam Master Jay to your festive decorations too. Super7 has a festive twist on its ReAction Run-DMC numbers in a $65 Holiday 3-Pack These include Santa hats, a sack of money, Santa’s wallet and a “sick reindeer”.
Hidden Valley Ranch ranch on a branch
Too freaky to participate in the elf-on-a-shelf phenomenon and have that tiny elf staring at you from random hiding spots every day? Hidden Valley Ranch has introduced an alternative that’s either more cursed or less cursed than the original – we can’t decide. Instead of an elf, the Ranch on a Branch features Ranchie, a humanized character who, according to an included story book, dreams of one day becoming a real bottle of Hidden Valley ranch dressing. a dream shared by so many of us. To the $30 you can start a new holiday tradition with your family and hide the 13.5 inch ranchie all over the house and then on Christmas day tell the kids that it came to life and now needs to live in the fridge or it will spoil. A true Christmas miracle.
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