I Must Own These Daft Punk Figures With Light-Up LED Helmets

Medicom has been creating Daft Punk figures for a while now, including versions of the secretive duo as they appeared promoting their latest album, Random Access Memories. But the toymaker is now introducing versions of the figures dating back to their 2001 album Discovery, which for the first time will include light-up helmets. Read More >>

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Your Star Wars Collection Isn’t Complete Without a Life-Size £5,952 Boba Fett Figure

So this is what collecting action figures has come to? Apparently some Star Wars aficionados aren’t content with 3.75 or even 12-inch figures in their collection. They demand something grander and even more elite, which is why a life-size Boba Fett action figure can now be had for just shy of $8,500 (£5,952). Read More >>

This Custom Iron Man Figure is What a Real-Life Buzz Lightyear Would Look Like

Master toy customiser Sam Kwok has turned Hot Toys’ sixth-scale Starboost Iron Man XXXIX figure into what Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear would almost certainly look like in real life. If Tony Stark ever started doing children’s birthday parties, this is definitely the armour he should wear. Read More >>

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A Jedi Master Would Surely Approve of Spending £1,770 on This Life-Size Yoda

Jedi are supposed to be the wise peacekeepers of the galaxy, eschewing personal belongings and human desires. Surely they'd make an exception for this life-size 32-inch tall Yoda figure from Sideshow Collectibles, even if they had to sell their lightsabers to afford one. Read More >>

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The Ultimate Star Wars Action Figure is Life-Sized and Costs £5,560

Don’t bother spending your weekends scouring toy shops for hard-to-find Star Wars figures. Nothing on the shelves at Toys ‘R’ Us can even begin to compare with Hot Toys’ new First Order Stormtrooper from its Life-Size Masterpiece Series. Standing over six-feet tall it’s easily the most impressive Star Wars figure ever created. Read More >>

A He-Finn Figure Will Make You Want a He-Man and Adventure Time Cartoon Mashup Too

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe was one of the tent pole cartoons/toy lines of the ‘80s. And while Adventure Time feels like much less of a toy advert, the two animated series still come together wonderfully with this custom He-Man and Finn mashup figure by Robotic Industries. Read More >>

There’s Never Been a Transforming Voltron as Impressively Articulated as This One

Voltron was one of the original ‘cool transforming toy robot sets that combined to make a bigger, awesomer, toy robot’ but given the restrictions of ‘80s manufacturing techniques, the giant robot had some limitations when it came to posability. But Toynami’s new Ultimate Voltron EX doesn’t. Read More >>

The Box Art Alone Makes These Retro Masters of the Universe Figures Worthy of Your Lust

Mattel has its own line of Masters of the Universe figures available over on, but do they come packaged on cards featuring the brilliant artwork of Jason Edmiston? They do not, but these retro MOTU figures from Super7 sure do. Read More >>

Supersize Your Superheroes With Hasbro’s New 12-Inch Marvel Legends Figures

There have been hundreds of Marvel characters introduced in the comics over the years, and it seems like almost every last one has showed up in Hasbro’s Marvel Legends figure line. But you can only squeeze so much detail into a three or six-inch figure, which is why Hasbro is now supersizing its Marvel Legends line to 12-inches. Read More >>

Director Paul Feig Reveals the New Ghostbusters Figures

After replying to a fan’s tweet to assure her that all four female characters in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot will be made it into action figures, last night Paul Feig, the film’s director, revealed prototypes of Mattel’s upcoming six-inch line as proof. Read More >>

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The Tiny Figures in This Massive Star Wars Diorama are Actually a Foot Tall

When it comes to action figures, few toymakers can match the level of detail that Hot Toys puts into its sixth-scale collectibles. So when the company creates a Star Wars diorama for those figures, it ends up being a monstrous sight to behold. Read More >>

This £3,000 Brass Batman Statue is Probably Too Much For Your Desk

If contributing funds to pay for a village hall in Gotham isn't Batman enough for you, here's something that's even more Batman. It's literally Batman, an actual Batman, made from brass and yours for just $5,000 (£3,300). Plus several extra thousand pounds in postage, or a seat of its own next to you on the flight home. Read More >>

Possibly Deranged Analyst Claims Google+ Now Outranks Twitter and YouTube

New stats from a company calling itself GlobalWebIndex claim Google+ is now the second most popular social site in the world, eclipsing Twitter and YouTube with only the Facebook goliath ahead of it. Read More >>

Samsung Profits Rocketing Amid Smartphone Domination

Samsung's quarterly profits exploded by 76 per cent in the final three-month chunk of 2012, thanks to soaring demand for its smartphones and the many internal bits it supplies to other makers. Read More >>

Profits Down as HTC’s Global Revenue Continues to Slide

HTC's revenue and profit numbers for the last quarter show that it's struggling to return to the sensational form of previous years, with both numbers showing huge drops on the same period of 2011. Read More >>