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How the gaming industry is changing across the world

How the gaming industry is changing across the world

The gaming industry is larger than the film industry by some measures, and gamers are making their mark on everything from education to healthcare to government.
Jinkies, Gang, It's Only the Most Mysterious Toys of the Week

Jinkies, Gang, It's Only the Most Mysterious Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the coolest toys and merch we’ve seen on the internet lately. This week the Black Widow movie slinks its way into the world of Lego, plus there’s
American Girl debuts first Girl of the Year doll with hearing loss

American Girl debuts first Girl of the Year doll with hearing loss

American Girl dolls are ready for 2020. The Girl of the Year doll for 2020, unveiled on Dec. 31, will be the first with hearing loss. Her name is Joss Kendrick, and she's a competitive, Southern
She's a Barbie Girl, in a new world

She's a Barbie Girl, in a new world

In the 60 years since Ruth Handler introduced her to the world, Barbie has carried a massive amount of symbolic weight on her tiny shoulders. She’s been embraced and reviled. Andy Warhol painted her,
15 juguetes de esta Navidad que querrás quitarle a tus hijos

15 juguetes de esta Navidad que querrás quitarle a tus hijos

Seleccionamos algunos de los objetos de deseo más codiciados por los pequeños esta Navidad. Y sí: está Baby Yoda
The Best Toys of the Week Will Absolutely Not Be Under Your Christmas Tree This Year

The Best Toys of the Week Will Absolutely Not Be Under Your Christmas Tree This Year

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the coolest toys and merchandise we’ve seen on the internet lately. This week, it’s nearly Christmas and every toy manufacturer is waiting for
Netflix Announces 3D Animated Remake of ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’

Netflix Announces 3D Animated Remake of ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’

Netflix and Mattel have announced He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, an original CG animated series that will reimagine the popular ’80s adventure franchise. “A young prince discovers a mighty
Another ‘Masters of the Universe’ Series Is on the Way for Netflix

Another ‘Masters of the Universe’ Series Is on the Way for Netflix

Just when you thought Netflix and Mattel Television were through bringing us new Masters of the Universe series, it was revealed today that they’re bringing us a second Masters of the Universe series.
Netflix Is Making a Second He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Reboot

Netflix Is Making a Second He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Reboot

Okay, we hear you: You thought Netflix had already announced this. But no! This is actually an entirely separate He-Man show. Be prepared for a lot of universe mastery. Read more...
Netflix Is Making a Second He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Reboot

Netflix Is Making a Second He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Reboot

Okay, we hear you: You thought Netflix had already announced this. But no! This is actually an entirely separate He-Man show. Be prepared for a lot of universe mastery. Read more...
Hot Wheels id teaches kids coding and augmented reality with Swift Playground

Hot Wheels id teaches kids coding and augmented reality with Swift Playground

Mattel has announced that kids will be able to learn programming through a combination of Hot Wheels id with Apple's Swift programming language.

The new Hot Wheels coding kit requires fine motor skills (updated)

Modern parents are faced with a bit of a tech dilemma. You want the kids to learn STEM skills, but you also don't want them spending all their time in front of screens. To combat this problem many

The new Hot Wheels coding kit requires fine motor skills (updated)

Modern parents are faced with a bit of a tech dilemma. You want the kids to learn STEM skills, but you also don't want them spending all their time in front of screens. To combat this problem many
A Wonderfully Articulated Wonder Woman Is the Most Super Toy of the Week

A Wonderfully Articulated Wonder Woman Is the Most Super Toy of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the latest and greatest in all things toy. This week, we’ve got even more Hot Toys from a galaxy far, far away; fancy figures big and small from the
You Can Preorder Baby Yoda Funko Pops and Plushes Now, You Vultures

You Can Preorder Baby Yoda Funko Pops and Plushes Now, You Vultures

If you've watched Disney+'s The Mandalorian, or spent any time on the Internet lately, you know one thing to be an objective truth: Baby Yoda is perfect. The little critter, known officially as "The
Baby Yoda Plush Toys, Bobble Heads Now Available to Pre-Order — But Won’t Ship Until Next Year

Baby Yoda Plush Toys, Bobble Heads Now Available to Pre-Order — But Won’t Ship Until Next Year

A plush toy of Baby Yoda — the adorable character officially known as The Child from Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian” — is now available to pre-order, as are two bobble-head figures from Funko. But fans

Everything in our holiday gift guide that you can buy for $50 or less

Depending on your budget and how many people are on your gift list this year, you might only have a modest amount to spend on each person. Even if you instill a cap of fifty bucks, though, you still

Everything in our holiday gift guide that you can buy for $50 or less

Depending on your budget and how many people are on your gift list this year, you might only have a modest amount to spend on each person. Even if you instill a cap of fifty bucks, though, you still

Why Mattel’s New CEO Wants to Make a Live-Action Barbie

This is your Data Sheet for Tuesday, November 26, 2019