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Video Check Out This New Range Of SteamWorld Merchandise
T-shirts and the coolest pin badge ever
Image & Form's SteamWorld franchise seems to be popping up everywhere at the moment; SteamWorld Dig 2 arrived last September on Switch (and was then followed by a 3DS release just yesterday), and the original SteamWorld Dig also saw a re-release on Switch at the start of February. Now things ha
Random Funko Is Confused About Whether Or Not It's Licenced To Make Earthbound Merch
If you're a fan of pop culture collectables then chances are you'll already been aware of Funko's line of big-headed figures, known as Pop! This series of successful toys has covered a wide range of media, including TV, movies, comics, cartoons and - of course - video games. The company has just released a Strider Hiryu figure for...
News Humanity Doesn't Deserve This Amazing Rocket League Hot Wheels Play Set
RC cars and DLC on the way
Rocket League is pretty amazing, but combined with Hot Wheels, it's a whole new level of awesome. Psyonix and Hot Wheels have revealed that they are collaborating on the Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set. Due for release this fall, the set contains bluetooth-connected Octane and Dominus Battle-Cars that you can...
Random Stay Dry Out There With This Amazing Zelda 'Song Of Storms' Umbrella
It's dangerous to go outside without a brolly!
Don't you just hate it when you go outside for a stroll and the heavens open, leaving you drenched? Soon you won't have to worry about that any more as Merchoid are here to equip you with the stylish Legend of Zelda Song of Storms Umbrella. This officially licensed brolly has a design...
News These New PlayStation-Themed Totaku Figurines Sure Do Remind Us Of Something
You and amii-both
ThinkGeek is producing a series of collectable figures based on Sony franchises which look a heck of a lot like Nintendo's amiibo. The Totaku Collection consists of plastic figures mounted on bases and features the likes of the hunter from Bloodborne, Crash Bandicoot, Kratos from God of War, Parappa the Rapper,...
Deals Pokémon Gift Ideas: Clothing, Toys, Games, Plush And Merchandise
Gotta buy 'em all
The Pokémon brand is on a all-time high following the release of Pokémon GO, Sun and Moon and - more recently - Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Now that it's almost Christmas, hopefully you can still manage to dress up warm and get out and about collecting the little critters while getting some fresh, bracing...
News Build-A-Bear Workshop Is Launching A Super Mario Range Of Soft Toys
You sadly can't stuff Toad, however
Build-A-Bear Workshop's quest to licence every popular media property under the sun is set to continue with the announcement of a Super Mario range of stuff-em-yourself toys. The store - which already sells a handsome line of Pokémon plushes - is releasing a series of themed teddies, as well as a range of...
News Kirby And Friends Are Getting Some Super Cute Big Chinned-Gachapon Toys
Think Funko Pop Vinyls only with huge jawlines
Funko isn't the only company turning your most beloved characters into oversized caricatures. Over in Japan, gachapon maker Panda no Ana has been making a name for itself with Shakurel Planet - a range of toy-capsules that contain miniature animals with oversized jaws - and it's now turned its attention...
News Kellogg's Teases A Potential UK Release For Its Must-Have Super Mario Cereal
They'rrrrrrrrrrre... not out yet
Ever since cereal maker Kellogg's announced it was once again teaming up with Nintendo to release a Super Mario-themed breakfast line we've all been banging our empty bowls with anticipation. It's due to exclusively hit US stores on 11th December (you lucky people), but the Big K has dropped a delicious tease for a...
News First 4 Figures Is Working On Banjo-Kazooie And Conker Collectables
A Rare collaboration
First 4 Figures has revealed that it is collaborating with Rare to produce a series of figures based on Banjo-Kazooie and Conker. No shots of the actual figures have been shown so far, but the company has stated that it is an "honour" to be working with these two highly-esteemed gaming legends. There's no release date for...
Video Street Fighter II Transformers Get An Awesome Promo Trailer
Just in case you didn't think the idea was cool enough already
A few days ago we reported on the news that Takara Tomy is set to release a special range of Street Fighter-themed Transformer toys, each one representing a character from Capcom's famous one-on-one series. The company has now released a special trailer for the line which, somehow,...
News It's Going To Be Hard To Resist These Super Mario 3 Pin Badges
Super Mario Bros. 3 was, for a time, regarded as the best video game ever to emerge from Nintendo's development studios, and it arguably remains one of the finest 2D platformers in existence. All of which naturally means that any piece of official merchandise related to this esteemed NES classic is going to catch our attention and...
News We're A Little Bit In Love With These ARMS Mobile Phone Keychains
Only in Japan, of course
In the next thrilling instalment of "Japan gets all the cool stuff", we have these amazing mobile phone keychains (not sure if it's even accurate to call them that, but we were stumped on any other description) based on weapons from ARMS, which is officially 2017's most underrated video game (OK, semi-officially). Produced...
Random Japan Is Getting Awesome Street Fighter Transformer Toys
Another Capcom crossover
Capcom has given us some memorable crossovers over the past few decades but this latest one appeals to our nostalgic tendencies in more ways than one. Capcom is working with toymaker Takara on a Transformers x Street Fighter II range, which takes some well-known morphing robots and applies a Capcom spin in the form of...
News Merchoid Has Your Christmas Covered With These Festive Nintendo Jumpers
You'll be the talk of the office party in one of these
Christmas may feel like it's a while away yet but we're already seeing festive items appearing in shops as the giant global commercial juggernaut slowly but surely splutters into gear. Before long you'll be panicking about buying last-minute gifts for distant relations and wondering where on...
News TriForce Announces The Yooka-Laylee Collector-Boxie
10-inch statue of your favourite buddy duo
TriForce - a creator of high-end, officially licensed scale replicas of famous video game characters - has revealed its next venture, and it's likely to be of interest to fans of Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee, which is due out on Switch some time in the near future. The company is producing a 10-inch...
News Luggage Company LeSportsac Has All Your Nintendo Travel Needs Sorted
New line of bags coming to Japan
If you like everything in your life to have a Nintendo theme, then you'll be pleased to learn that American luggage company LeSportsac has teamed up with the Japanese video game veteran to release a trendy new line of themed travel accessories in Japan. The line is split into three main categories. 'Super...
News We All Need These Splatoon 2 Splat Dualie Water Pistols In Our Lives
Splatoon is a series which lends itself to irresistible merchandising opportunities, be they cute plush toys or themed towels. However, one line of toys which has done very well so far is the range of official Splatoon water pistols; released alongside the first ga
Random Dry Yourself Off With These Amazing Splatoon 2 Hooded Towels
'Stay Off The Hook'
We love the emails that Play Asia sends us sometimes - it's a reminder of how quirky some products in Japan are when compared to the sort of things which we get in the West. One thing which caught our eye today are these adorable Splatoon 2 themed hooded towels. Dress up like your favourite inkling and dry your hair at the same...
News Soon You'll Be Able To Wear The Street Fighter II Jeans You've Wanted Since You Were 11
"The Worlds of Raw Denim & Street Fighter 2 Collide!!"
Jeans are pretty cool. They're fashionable - despite being invented many years ago - and hard-wearing. But you know what's really cool? Street Fighter II jeans. In a move that we're shocked hasn't happened sooner, clothing line Naked & Famous Denim is teaming up with Capcom to create a line...
News This One-Off RJ-Romain Jerome Pokémon Watch Costs Almost $260,000
Called "the emblem of the millennials", without any hint of irony
If you head into pretty much any toy store on the face of this planet you'll probably be able to pick up a Pokémon-themed watch for loose change, and while that might be enough for most fans of the series, it's good to know that those with more money than sense have other options...
News You Can Make Your Own Squirtle Squad With Build-A-Bear This June
Sunglasses not included
The plush toy company Build-A-Bear has announced that the water-type Pokémon Squirtle will be the latest to join their range. The small turtle Pokémon is one of three original starters and has gone on to become a fan favourite, with its popularity only increasing since making its debut in the anime under "The Squirtle...
Competition Brace Your Wallets For Maximum Impact, UNIQLO's Nintendo Shirts Are Coming This Month
Competition winners confirmed, designs shown off
Nintendo and clothing firm UNIQLO recently held a design competition to produce a range of shirts based on famous Nintendo properties. Over 16,000 entries were submitted, the best of which were hand-picked by none other than Shigeru Miyamoto himself. The overall winner was Takashi Kawazoe with his...
Video Japanese Clothing Brand EDITMODE On How It Began Working Officially With Nintendo
Plus a tour of sleepy Kyoto and loads of gaming merchandise
If you like video game-branded clothing then chances are you'll already know about EDITMODE, which - via its King of Games brand - produces some of the finest official Nintendo clothing available right now. In the latest episode of toco toco - a YouTube show which focuses on Japanese...
Gallery Medicom's Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Link Figure Will Drain Your Stamina Gauge And Bank Balance
"Buy lots of things and build up your points, something good will happen"
It's not out until the end of the year, but if you're a hardcore Zelda fan then chances are you're already scrambling for your credit card upon hearing the news that Medicom is releasing a Zelda: Breath of the Wild Link figure as part of its Real Action Heroes range. This 1/6...
News Preorders Are Open For The New Figma Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Samus Aran
Coming this October
Toy manufacturer Good Smile has opened preorders for its forthcoming Figma Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Samus Aran figure. Due for release on October 31st, this limited edition figure features plenty of articulation and comes with a morph ball and interchangeable arm cannon.
Gallery Have A Gawk At This Gorgeous Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Statue
One for the mantelpiece
To commemorate the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, First 4 Figures has released an incredible Link figure for those of you who have deep pockets and wide shelves. You may recognize the pose used here, as it's incredibly similar to the archer amiibo which Nintendo put out for the game. Have a look at the...
Deals Splash Your Rupees On This Amazing Legend Of Zelda Merchandise
Digging Breath of the Wild? Check out this cool gear
Hopefully you're enjoying the amazing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on your shiny Nintendo Switch (or well-loved battered Wii U). Such is the effect that this open-world adventure has had on you, now you want to showcase your Zelda passion to the world. With this in mind here's some of...
Video Unboxing Those Lovely Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Bonus Goodies
Coasters! A Tin! A Book! A T-Shirt!
Super Mario Maker arrived on the 3DS last week and to celebrate the occasion - as well as encourage you to spend some cash, of course - the Official Nintendo UK Store has a range of special bundles which include the game itself as well as some bonus merchandise. We've been lucky enough to have been sent some of...
News Sonic And Tails Are Spin-Dashing To Build-A-Bear Workshop
Ringing in the changes
Teddy bear maker Build-A-Bear Workshop is marking Sonic's 25th with two special plush toys. Sonic comes as part of a special bundle which includes the 17-inch toy, a gold ring and an art print produced exclusively for the retailer by Sonic Team, all for $35. Also available is Sonic's trusty sidekick Tails, who is slightly...
News Check Out This Officially Licensed Famicom Stationary Collection
Want a Famicom pen?
With the recent launch of the NES/Famicom Mini, Nintendo's debut home console has seen something of a pop culture resurgence. It's always been an iconic piece of tech, so it's no surprise that Nintendo hasn't been afraid to dip into its past a bit to tap into nostalgia every now and then. Of course, the new microconsole has been...
Random Transformers Crossed With The Famicom Equals The Best T-Shirt Ever
YOU MUST NEVER FORGET MIND IN EXPECTATION AND THE LOVE OF THOSE DAYS!
As any child of the '80s will tell you, Transformers were amazing. We're not talking about Bay-formers here - we mean Generation One, the series that started it all. We mean toys which actually looked like real vehicles, and boasted just as much die-cast metal in their...
News You're Not Dreaming, Mario Pikachu Is Officially A Thing Now
There's Luigi Pikachu, too
Super Mario and Pikachu are two of the most recognisable characters on the planet, but you know what's better than both of these individuals? Mario Pikachu, that's what. No, you're not dreaming. All of these images are real. Mario Pikachu isn't a figment of your addled imagination, strained from hours of watching Nintendo...
Random These Krispy Kreme Pokémon Doughnuts Look Truly Scrumptious
Only in South Korea, sadly
Krispy Kreme doughnuts are pretty delicious, but Pokémon Krispy Kreme doughnuts are on an entirely different level of yumminess - as South Korean fans are discovering. They've been graced with a new range of doughnuts based on the famous monster-catching franchise, including a Squirtle, Pikachu and Pokéball. It's...
News UK Streetwear Brand HYPE Announces New Pokémon Range
HYPE x Pokémon
UK clothing firm HYPE has lifted the lid on its Pokémon range, due for release on September 23rd. The new range includes caps, jackets, hoodies, backpacks and bags, and will showcase famous Pocket Monsters such as Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Charizard and Squirtle. Some of these products are showcased in the delightfully cheesy video,...
News Merchoid’s Official Nintendo Beanies Will Keep Your Bonce Warm This November
If you want to get ahead, get a hat
Merchandise retailer Merchoid has revealed its new range of official Nintendo beanie hats, due for launch this November. The series includes Yoshi, Goomba, Red Mushroom, Green Mushroom, Question Mark Block, Donkey Kong, Bullet Bill, Boo, Princess Peach, Fire Flower, Monty Mole (of Mario World / Kart fame), Shy...
News Build-A-Bear's Web Exclusive Eevee Plush Goes On Sale Early, Promptly Sells Out
Standard toy still available in-store, though
Build-A-Bear Workshop has been riding the Pokémon hype train pretty well in recent months thanks to its adorable Pikachu plush which you can stuff yourself in-store, if you so wish. The retailer has now taken a second bite of the 'mon cherry with a cute and cuddly Eevee, and even went as far as to...
News Hot Wheels Rolling Out Fresh Range Of Super Mario Toys
Move fast to get these
Hot Wheels and Nintendo have worked together in the past to create some cool Super Mario-themed cars, and the pair are teaming up once more for a fresh line of toys. Mario, Luigi, Toad, Bowser and Peach are all getting fresh cars, and they all look pretty neat, as you can see. They're exclusive to Walmart in North America...
News This Pokémon Eevee Plush Aims To Make Typing More Comfortable
Looks like it might just get in the way, if you ask us
Remember the massive Snorlax bean bag? Well, Bandai is back with another cuddly Pokémon product - and this time, it's Eevee's turn to be immortalised in soft material. This particular soft toy comes with a cushion (designed to look like a cute little keyboard) which you can rest your arms on...
News You'll Want These New Star Fox, Zelda And Super Mario T-Shirts In Your Wardrobe
The Japanese get the best merchandise
Like most self-respecting gamers, we love clothing which celebrates classic video game franchises, and the latest shirts being teased by Japanese store Editmode have certainly caught our attention. Three new designs have been added to the King of Games range showcasing Star Fox, Zelda and Super Mario. You can...
Competition Uniqlo T-Shirt Grand Prix 2017 Is Focused On The World Of Nintendo
Get your designs submitted, you could win $10,000
Each year, clothing retailer Uniqlo runs a T-Shirt Grand Prix design competition in which it picks a theme and then allows the public to submit designs - the best of which are put into production and sold in the company's stores all over the world. In previous years the themes have included Star Wars...
News Cat Mario Figurine Coming To UK This Month, Costs A Lot Of Gold Coins
That's authentic polystone resin, that is
If you've got a spare £150 to burn and you fancy having a statue of portly Italian dressed in a catsuit sitting on your mantelpiece, then head over to the Official Nintendo UK Store and lay down some cash on the Cat Mario figurine, which arrives later this month. Based on the cat transformation seen in...
News Metroid: Other M Zero Suit Samus Figure Can Be Posed, Stamped On
Depending on your preference
Metroid: Other M is surely one of the most divisive entries in the long-running sci-fi series, with fans loving and loathing its representation of Samus Aran in equal measure. Whatever your outlook on the controversial Wii title, Figma's latest Nintendo-themed offering should be of interest. Zero Suit Samus is fully...
Random We Take the Plunge with these Super Mario Swimming Shorts
Mario's been plastered over near enough everything in his time, and now the moustachioed mushroom menace can add swimming shorts to that ever-growing list. We decided it was worth slipping a pair on ourselves and taking to a marginally anticlimactic English waterfront to see how they fare. You can catch all the Baywatch-style...
News These Splatoon Playing Cards Are A Deal You Cannot Afford To Miss
Show us your hand
We hope you're not too attached to your cash, because Nintendo is releasing a series of Splatoon playing cards in Japan and if you're anything like us, you'll want them. All of them. The cards will be released in three different sets and are expected to launch in July. Just to loosen your resolve, Play-Asia has them up for...
News You'll Need To Dig Deep For This Insane Lego Minecraft Set
A lot of Minecraft's appeal can be traced back to construction toys like plastic building blocks - a fact which is neatly acknowledged by the growing range of Lego toys based on Mojang's famous title. Lego's Minecraft sets have been pretty decent so far, but this latest offering is shaping up to be the most expansive - and expensive -...
Random An Official Splatoon Lint Roller is a Thing You Can Own
Keep your threads fresh!
The world of Splatoon is populated almost entirely with cephalopods as far as we know. Although Judd may be the only furred creature left on the planet, any cat-owner knows he'll still find a way to get his hair over everything every squid in a 10-km radius owns. Do they even have, like, bones and stuff under all that fluff?...
News Stretchy And Sticky Splatoon Squid Toys Are Coming To Japan, Thanks To Taito
Video game veteran Taito is producing a series of stretchy, goo-filled Splatoon squid toys. Now there's a sentence we didn't think we'd be typing when we woke up this morning. Due for release in Japan (where else?) on April 5th, the toys can be seen in action in the teaser video below. You can squeeze 'em, splat 'em and throw 'em in a...
News Admit It, You Want This Splatoon Splattershot Water Pistol
Available for pre-order "soon"
The guns in Splatoon take a lot of inspiration from real-world water pistols, so it's perhaps a little surprising that Nintendo hasn't taken more advantage of this fact - an entire range of themed water shooters should have been available at launch; it would have been a licence to print money. Thankfully, the company...
News Forsooth, We Badly Need To Cuddle These Shovel Knight Plushes
Plague Knight has no right to be this adorable
Not long ago, we reported on the simply irresistible Shovel Knight plush, which we sincerely hope you all purchased at least one of. Now, we're once again ready to assist in the emptying of your bank account by showing off the full range of soft toys based on Yacht Club's excellent game - including an...