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BAPE & Baby Milo, Frank Kozik, Jon Burgerman, Alex Pardee, Junko Mizuno, Jen Stark, Zelda Breath of the Wild, Minecraft…

Twitter Ba(a)zar is back! Here’s a collection of the best Geek, Art & Toys news from Twitter we selected for you! Let’s start with a Be@rbrick × Transformers × BAPE special collaboration, but it’s unfortunately only available in Japan. The same goes for Baby Milo Stormtrooper, only available on Amazon Japan. But French people can rejoice, a great vinyl toy has just arrived at Artoyz: Superplastic x Guggimon – Fever Dream ...


Stray, a third-person cat adventure game by BlueTwelve Studio

Last year we enjoyed playing Mafia: Trilogy and in this post we shared with you our excitement about 2K Games and Hangar 13 crime dramas before the video game was even released. This time, we’re looking forward to the release of the very intriguing Stray, an upcoming ‘third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of its seedy underbelly‘. The game, developed by ...


Cafés and Museums reopen in France, Le Negresco, Magic Jacket, Tesla Shoes and Chef Gregory Porter!

We tweeted about it yesterday: cafe and restaurant terraces have reopened in France! Even though we are still wearing masks, we hope it’s the sign the pandemic will be over soon! https://twitter.com/SamaGazette/status/1395046086201409542?s=20 Let’s start with the famous Hotel Negresco in the city of Nice: ‘For our reopening, our Michelin-starred chef Virginie Basselot is proposing a revamped room-service menu that not only features ...


2K Announces Mafia: Trilogy

Time for videogames and more specifically Mafia. 2K Games and Hangar 13 crime dramas have sold more than 18 million copies worldwide and the full Mafia: Trilogy has been (officially after a news leaked last week) unveiled today. However, Mafia: Definitive Edition, Mafia II: Definitive Edition, and Mafia III: Definition Edition are also for sale individually. For the first time on modern consoles, you will be able to live the life of a gangster across ...


400% + 100% Bearbrick Jean-Michel Basquiat V4 at Artoyz

This news made our day: our favorite Designer Toys and Urban Vinyl Figures Paris-based company Artoyz is selling a 400% + 100% Bearbrick Jean-Michel Basquiat V4! The 11″ (28 cm) & 3″ (8 cm) Bearbrick Set by Medicom Toys is a limited edition, here’s the description from Artoyz: Leader of the underground movement, Jean-Michel Basquiat is also known for his involvement in the graffiti wolrd with SAMO, his duet with Al Diaz. This is the ...


Kidrobot for Swatch: 8 exclusive watches

Swatch has teamed up with Kidrobot to create Kidrobot for Swatch. Set features the artist’s signature printed on the band and Dunny foot, and each of the 300 Kidrobot limited edition comes in a clear box for preservation and display. Among the selected artists are 3 of them we appreciate a lot: Frank Kozik, Gary Baseman and Joe Ledbetter (but sadly, no Pete Fowler!), and Max Dana appreciates a lot French graffiti artist Tilt; no doubt she will ...


Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver of the 11th Doctor

Do you watch Doctor Who, the TV show? If you do then you will be delighted to know that you can buy the exact replica of the Gallifreyan multipurpose tool used by The Doctor himself! Here is the ThinkGeek description: This collector’s item is an exact replica of the Gallifreyan multipurpose tool used by The Doctor himself. He’s had many sonic screwdrivers throughout his life and they’ve all been a little different. This particular model ...


A Super Mario Game in a Box!

A few days ago our friends @Artoyz tweeted about a Super Mario game in a box. It is a video game but it isn’t… On the video page, the creators explain: ‘Using a Teagueduino and a few inputs and outputs, we put together a physical side-scrolling video game. To control it, there’s a knob on the side. As time advances the game gets faster and faster’. Teagueduino is an open source hardware platform that makes Arduino a whole lot ...


Today is Pi Day. Or maybe we should call it ‘Half Tau Day’

Pi Day was in fact yesterday and Max Dana posted about it. We already knew ‘pi‘ (of course we did!) but honestly, we had never heard of ‘Pi Day’… Max’s article about this annual event let us know about this day and the celebrations. We would love to celebrate it next year! What about a Sama Pi ? 🙂 You can comment on Max’s Blog. “ Today is ‘Pi Day’, because it is March 14. You know, 3/14. Here ...


Nintendo celebrates 25 years of Super Mario Bros.

Twenty-five years ago today, Nintendo’s original Super Mario Bros. video game made its debut in Japan and changed the world of video games forever. Since then, Mario has become one of the most renowned and beloved video game characters around the globe. So big fans of Nintendo (Max Dana didn’t miss the day) and of the plumber in red, check Nintendo’s website to learn more about Super Mario Bros. games. Check back the site in weeks ahead, ...






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