Welcome backmost to Toy Aisle, io9's regular information up of nan coolest artifact news around. This week, things get Transformers-crazy arsenic Rise of nan Beasts gets closer—and someway moreover Lego Star Wars wants successful connected nan crossover fun. Plus: cool caller Jurassic Park figures recreate immoderate iconic scenes. Check it out!
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Lego Star Wars Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, and Boba Fett Mechs
Lego’s mechafication of celebrated heroes and baddies continues pinch a caller Star Wars postulation that has to make you wonderment if Luke Skywalker and nan Rebel Alliance would person really had a chance against Vader were he’ piloting a towering robot. The 139-piece Darth Vader mech, 138-piece Stormtrooper mech, and 155-piece Boba Fett mech characteristic tons of articulation done shot and socket joints, and will each beryllium disposable starting connected August 1 for $16 each.
Threezero Transformers: Bumblebee DLX Arcee
Sure, there’s bully logic to kick astir a Transformers fig that doesn’t really transform. But past you look astatine nan magnificent level of detailing connected this eight-inch Arcee fig from Threezero featuring a die-cast metallic frame, glowing eyes powered by LEDs, and astir 60 points of articulation, and abruptly Arcee not transforming into a motorcycle seems little of an issue. The fig is available for pre-order done Hasbro Pulse for $170, pinch shipping expected sometime successful January of 2024.
Mattel Jurassic World Legacy Cage Storypack and Vehicle Bundle
Mattel continues to present an ever-growing collection of Jurassic Park toys that big fans of nan movie wish had been disposable successful artifact stores 30 years ago. The Jurassic World Legacy Cage Storypack recreates nan melodramatic opening shots from nan original movie wherever parkland handlers effort to merchandise a velociraptor into its holding pen, only to person nan animal effort to flight its cage and make a speedy repast of 1 of nan handlers. The $40 group comes pinch a raptor pinch glow-in-the-dark eyes, 3 3.75-inch fig including Robert Muldoon, and a containment crate pinch a sliding door.
The Jurassic World Legacy Vehicle Bundle is alternatively based connected Jurassic Park’s first sequel, The Lost World, and for $54 includes a T-Rex, 1 of nan Mercedes-Benz ML320 vehicles utilized to research nan 2nd island, and a 3.75-inch Ian Malcolm figure.
Threezero Transformers: MDLX Starscream
As overmuch arsenic nan G1 Transformers artifact statement was an iconic portion of nan ‘80s, kids quickly learned that nan robot versions of their favourite characters often looked thing for illustration they did successful nan animated bid aliases comic books. But that’s nan entreaty of Threezero’s non-transforming Transformers figures. Without nan engineering constraints of having nan artifact move into a vehicle, Threezero tin alternatively attraction connected adding unthinkable detailing, overgarment jobs, and arsenic is nan lawsuit pinch this 7.8-inch Starscream, complete 50 points of articulation for eventual posability. The fig is besides made from a operation of “Die-cast Zinc Alloy and engineering-grade plastics” which explains why it’s currently disposable for pre-order done Hasbro Pulse for $120, pinch shipping expected successful February of 2024.
Segway GoKart Pro Optimus Prime Limited Edition
With Transformers: Rise of nan Beasts hitting theaters early adjacent month, nan marque collaborations are already retired successful afloat force, pinch Ninebot, nan institution who now owns nan Segway branding and tech, rolling retired an Optimus Prime-themed type of its Segway GoKart. No, nan GoKart doesn’t toggle shape into anything, but it’s sewage a flashy bluish and reddish overgarment occupation a la nan leader of nan Autobots, and utilizing a Ninebot S MAX Power self-balancing scooter attached to nan back, it tin deed a apical velocity of complete 24MPH and transportation passengers up to 220 pounds. It’s available for pre-order now done nan Segway online store for $2,300, pinch shipping expected to commencement connected July 1.