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Christ, Not Even Jurassic World's Dinosaur Toys Are Allowed to Be Female

The omnipresent practice of denying girls action figures has somehow hit a new low. Remember how in the Jurassic World movie, most of the dinosaurs—especially Chris Pratt’s Raptor squad—were constantly referred to as girls? Well, as Jurassic World action figures, they’ve all been genderswapped into boys. » 6/25/15 7:30am 6/25/15 7:30am

Every Masters of the Universe Action Figure, Ranked

The most powerful man in the universe was also part of the greatest toyline in the universe. MotU’s giant, wildly varied assortment of heroes and villains set it apart from its ‘80s counterparts — admittedly, some more so than others. So here are all 60 original action figures, scientifically ranked by awesomeness. » 5/08/15 10:20am 5/08/15 10:20am

​io9's Ultimate 2014 Toy And Collectible Gift Guide

The holidays are all about giving — specifically, giving people presents. And what makes better presents than some of the year's best action figures, toys, and collectibles? Very little, as the millions of people who want a Dancing Baby Groot toy will attest. Here's a list of great gifts to give your friends, loved… » 12/02/14 1:10pm 12/02/14 1:10pm

12 Insane Facts About He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

It probably shouldn't shock anyone to realize that any franchise whose main character was named "He-Man" was, in fact, kind of ridiculous. But somehow the Masters of the Universe toys, cartoons and movie managed to exceed all expectation of weirdness. Here are a dozen bizarre He-facts that you've probably forgotten… » 8/11/14 10:09am 8/11/14 10:09am

This Final Fantasy-Style, Redesigned Action Figure Of Batman Is Madness

Tetsuya Nomura, best known as the director and character designer of videogames like Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy, and decided to take a crack at redesigning the World's Greatest Detective. Then Square Enix USA decided to make an action figure of the results. The result? Shut up and take my goddamn money. » 7/24/14 12:47pm 7/24/14 12:47pm

This Comic-Con Exclusive Features Classic Transformers At Their Cutest

Hasbro's final Transformers Comic-Con exclusive has arrived, and fans of the original cartoon (as well as adorable robots) will be delighted. This "Kreon Class of 1984" set features 30 classic G1 Autobots and Decepticons in SD form, with extras including '80s must-haves like a boom box, floppy disk, and a mullet. » 6/24/14 12:30pm 6/24/14 12:30pm