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Mark Zuckerberg Action Figure Pokes Fun At Facebook Founder

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has followed Apple's Steve Jobs into action figure immortality, and social media hero worship may never be the same again.

On This Day In Video Game History: March 10

Here's a bit of video game trivia before we take an even deeper plunge into the past: the first ever video game called "Tennis for Two" was created by William Higinbotham in 1958. But what happened on the 10th of March eleven years ago? Read on to find out!

Nintendo's 3DS Handheld Video Game Console Gives You 3D Without the Glasses

The successor to Nintendo's DS series is finally here: the Nintendo 3DS. This handheld video game console takes gaming to the next level by offering 3D effects without the need for any special glasses!

Toy Blast From The Past - Skeletor's Snake Mountain Puts He-Man To Shame

The 1980s. Terrible clothing and strange music were in vogue, but at least there were great cartoons on TV. One of the most loved was He-Man, and the show spawned a host of great toys, including Skeletor'sCastle, also known as Snake Mountain.

New Video Game Releases: Week 10, 2011

Here's your dose of the newest video games being released this week. Be your own star in Yoostar2 and experience the classics with Atari's Greatest Hits Vol. 2 on your Nintendo DS. Get your game on with MLB 2011: The Show and shoot your way to victory with Homefront. Lastly, take on another life in the virtual world with this week's RPG releases, Phantom Brave and Torchlight.

McQueen Alive Zooming Into A Store Near You This Fall

Coming to a toy store near you in fall 2011 is the Disney-Pixar "Lightning McQueen Alive 1:55 scale talking car. This thing has "hot Christmas toy" written all over it.

What Makes The Razer Switchblade Awesome

If you're into PC gaming, you've probably heard about Razer. Founded in the 1990s, Razer USA is responsible for designing and producing some of the best gaming mice on the market. In 2009, they started making peripherals, as well- these too were met with positive reception.Fact is, these people know what they're doing when it comes to computer games. 

Recently, they've announced plans to design a gaming laptop.

Solar Rover From Great Gizmos Uses Sun, Makes Fun

The British Toy and Hobby association has released its list of great toys for the 2011 year and one of their top picks under the "creative" category is the Great Gizoms Solar Rover robot. Time for some Sun n' Fun!

Green Goose Rewards You For Keeping Up With Life

A new program called Green Goose may offer just the incentive that many people need to get back on track with their health goals and household routine.  The system, which is currently in beta, comes with several sensors to monitor different activities such as flossing, going for walks, taking vitamins, drinking water, etc. and plays out kind of like a video game.

Present Toys, Retro TV - The Voltron Lion Die-Cast Masterpiece

Mega thrusters go! Voltron, the classic kids cartoon series, is back in Die-Cast "masterpiece" form, a great collectible for anyone who watched the show and always wanted to have some sweet metal lions of their own.