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A Ridiculously Posable Batman Cape, and More of the Most Delightful Toys of the Week A Ridiculously Posable Batman Cape, and More of the Most Delightful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the best toys we’ve seen all week. This time we’ve got a bumper bunch of Jurassic Park merchandise (and some Jurassic-adjacent attempts too), rocking toys that boldly go, and perhaps the world’s most absurdly articulated action figure cape ever seen. Check them out!

Fantastic Beasts Gets the Lego Treatment, and More of the Most Wonderful Toys of the Week Fantastic Beasts Gets the Lego Treatment, and More of the Most Wonderful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular look at the shiny new collectibles tempting our wallets at the moment. This week, Playmobil’s amazing Ghostbusters toys get even better, there’s even more from the Lego wizarding world, and we covet a giant Jurassic Park dino, as we’re wont to do. Check it out!

A Very Fancy Emperor Palpatine, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week A Very Fancy Emperor Palpatine, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of all the cool new toys that could drain our wallets in the near future. This week, Hot Toys gets imperial, the John Wesley Shipp figure of our dreams arrives, and Hasbro unleashes Carnage (and Venom). Come take a look!

Playmobil's Ghostbusters Toys Now Come With Floating Holographic Ghosts to Trap Playmobil's Ghostbusters Toys Now Come With Floating Holographic Ghosts to Trap

The first wave of Playmobil’s Ghostbusters was an all-encompassing effort that transformed nearly every last character and vehicle into a wonderful line of toys. As a follow-up, the German toymaker is now turning to the film’s sequel, Ghostbusters II, for a new series of figures that use your smartphone to help bring…

Playmobil's New Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Will Solve Your Mid-Life Crisis For Way Less Than $200,000 Playmobil's New Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Will Solve Your Mid-Life Crisis For Way Less Than $200,000

Last year I hit that birthday milestone when I’m apparently due to suffer a mid-life crisis and make some irrational purchase decisions. But as much fun as an exotic sports car might be, I don’t want that fiscal responsibility. I will, however, happily shell out $45 for Playmobil’s new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racer; a…

Updates on The Last Jedi, Venom, Star Trek: Discovery, and More Updates on The Last Jedi, Venom, Star Trek: Discovery, and More

The next Terminator gets yet another writer. Get a look at new images from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Star Trek: Discovery co-showrunner Aaron Harberts discusses when the show will start reconciling itself with the classic Trek timeline. Plus, more Gifted casting, and what’s to come on Arrow and The Walking Dead.…

Man Learns Suspected Lung Tumor Is Playmobil Traffic Cone He Inhaled 40 Years Earlier Man Learns Suspected Lung Tumor Is Playmobil Traffic Cone He Inhaled 40 Years Earlier

In many ways, the human body is a storage locker. For hopes and petty frustrations, for meat and way too many bones, and—as one 47-year-old British man recently discovered—sometimes even childhood toys you forgot you inhaled several decades ago.

The Joker Figure of a Thousand Faces, And More of the Most Wonderful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the coolest toys and merchandise floating around the internet. This week, we’ve got a festive Lego set, an obscenely over-the-top Nerf cannon, and yes, a Joker figure just resplendent with different emotions. Take a look, and prepare to hide your wallet somewhere…

These Are the Ghostbusters Toys We Should Have Gotten 33 Years Ago These Are the Ghostbusters Toys We Should Have Gotten 33 Years Ago

Although Playmobil has existed for over 40 years, it’s only recently that the toy line has expanded to include licensed properties. That’s not necessarily a bad thing; we just wish the company’s new Ghostbusters line had existed 33 years ago when we were originally obsessed with the movie and desperate for …

All the Incredible Toys We Saw at New York Toy Fair This Weekend

Every February, toy makers descended on New York for the annual Toy Fair event, giving us a taste of all the goodies that will inevitably have us emptying our wallets over the next year or so. As usual, io9 and Gizmodo descended right there with them. Here’s all our coverage, just in case you missed it.

Playmobil's New Ghostbusters Toys Are So Great You'll Wish You Had a Childhood Do-Over Playmobil's New Ghostbusters Toys Are So Great You'll Wish You Had a Childhood Do-Over

First teased back in June of last year, we got our first official photos of some of the new Playmobil Ghostbusters sets a little later in the year in October. But as the toys move closer to finally being available come May of this year, Playmobil is revealing all of the details at the Nuremberg International Toy Fair…

The Best Car Reveal This Week Might Be Playmobil's Gorgeous New Porsche 911 Targa 4S The Best Car Reveal This Week Might Be Playmobil's Gorgeous New Porsche 911 Targa 4S

The North American International Auto Show gets under way in Detroit this week, and despite reveals of countless drool-worthy supercars, energy-efficient electric vehicles, and autonomous cars that drive all by themselves, Playmobil might actually steal the spotlight with a perfect miniature version of the Porsche 911…

The First Pics of Playmobil's Ghostbusters Toys Are Here and They're Fantastic The First Pics of Playmobil's Ghostbusters Toys Are Here and They're Fantastic

Back in June, it was revealed that for the first time ever, Playmobil planned to branch out from its normal historical and generic toys with sets featuring characters and vehicles from popular movies, starting with the Ghostbusters. A few months later we finally have our first look at a few of those playsets,…

The Original Ghostbusters Will Be Playmobil's First Movie License Toy Line The Original Ghostbusters Will Be Playmobil's First Movie License Toy Line

Second only to Lego as one of the world’s most popular toys, Playmobil has always done its own thing instead of creating lines based on hit movies or other popular franchises—the NHL aside. But next year that’s all going to change as Playmobil is introducing its first licensed toyline based on characters from the…

How Wolverine's Role in X-Men: Apocalypse Is Something 'You've Never Seen Before' How Wolverine's Role in X-Men: Apocalypse Is Something 'You've Never Seen Before'

Kevin Feige talks about casting Black Panther. A sequel to Fantastic Four may still happen. Shane Black teases updates to the Predator design in his upcoming reboot. Stephen Amell has a hairy tease for Arrow. Plus, new pictures from the season finales of Legends of Tomorrow and The 100. To me, my Spoilers!

Playmobil Welcomes 12 More NHL Teams to Its Roster Playmobil Welcomes 12 More NHL Teams to Its Roster

Last year Playmobil revealed its first official hockey line featuring actual teams from the NHL, but disappointingly it was limited to just the league’s original six franchises. A year later, the toymaker is finally introducing 12 additional teams to help fill out your kid’s miniature league.

Someone Forgot to Tell Playmobil That a Toy Porsche Shouldn't Look This Wonderful Someone Forgot to Tell Playmobil That a Toy Porsche Shouldn't Look This Wonderful

Unless targeted at collectors who are happy to pay a premium for details and accuracy, toy versions of exotic sport cars rarely bear more than a passing resemblance to their real-life counterparts. So what happened here, because Playmobil’s Porsche 911 Carrera S is a near flawless replica.

Playmobil Will Release More Inclusive Characters With Disabilities Playmobil Will Release More Inclusive Characters With Disabilities

Toy Like Me is an online campaign urging toymakers to have better representation of people with disabilities in their toy lines and characters. And last week Playmobil announced on its UK Facebook page that it was officially in the planning stages for a new set that finally included figures with disabilities.

Strap On Your Skates, Playmobil Now Has NHL Figures Strap On Your Skates, Playmobil Now Has NHL Figures

A wise Canadian prophet named Stompin’ Tom Connors once declared that the good old hockey game was the best game you could name. And since it’s foolish to disagree with anyone nicknamed Stompin’, Playmobil has officially announced a new series of officially-licensed NHL toys focusing on the league’s original six…

It's OK To Be Jealous Of Playmobil's New Ultra-Modern Luxury Mansion It's OK To Be Jealous Of Playmobil's New Ultra-Modern Luxury Mansion

Our toys have always lived far more lavish lifestyles than we could ever dream of. Barbie has owned everything from motorhomes to planes, G.I. Joe was better equipped than the U.S. Military, and now your child's Playmobil figures have a gorgeous ultra-modern mansion to call home.

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