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  1. Things We Saw Today: We’ve Got Your Gamer Certification RIGHT HERE

    Officially notarized by the sovereign state of dgaf.

    We fully recommend that you show this... card to anyone who questions your gamer cred. And for the same low price of free, it even works for nerd and geek cred, too! What a bargain!

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  2. DC Gives 11-Year-Old Girl Who Asked for More Female-Lead Content Her Own Superhero

    Those glasses! My heart!

    Back in January we told you about Rowan Hansen, an 11-year-old comic lover who hand-wrote a letter to DC sharing her frustration over gendered toys and lack of representation for female fans. Nearly a month later, Rowan and her message that "girls read comics, too" are still gaining traction, with the fifth-grader appearing on an NBC Today segment this morning to accept a token of DC's "commitment to fulfill their promise" to create more "superhero fun for girls."

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  3. Why Didn’t They Make Batman Riding a Robot T-rex Toys When I Was a Kid?

    Not that age is a thing which would stop me from purchasing it...

    Excuse me, "Batman riding a robot T-rex which is also a jail for bad guys toys."

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  4. Hasbro Backtracks on Star Wars Toy Question, Starts Listing Names Of Female Character Toys They Already Have

    "And there's Slave Leia, and that other lady, a-and..."

    Remember that interview from yesterday about Hasbro's Star Wars toy line, and how curtly they shot down the idea of more toys based on female characters? Hasbro has felt that disturbance in the force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in annoyance, and has asked "to have this answer revised" in an attempt to silence them. Wait, I think maybe this metaphor is getting away from me.

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  5. Hasbro “Feels They Have Released Plenty” Of Female Character Star Wars Toys, Has No Plans To Announce More

    Oh. Well.

    Fans of Star Wars: Rebels were relieved back in December when Hasbro finally announced they'd be adding figures Hera and Sabine, two major female characters from the show, to their line of Rebels toys. But when you stack them up against the many differently sized figures of male characters like Ezra and Kanan, the options still seems a bit... lopsided. Well, too bad, because if what you want is more female figures, Hasbro doesn't seem to care what you think.

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  6. All the Toy Fair: 70 Images of Toys You Can’t Touch Yet

    We didn't attend Toy Fair this year (lest we steal all the goodies and go to jail) but we've still got a slew of pictures of new toys and collectables for you to gaze at longingly.

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  7. The Chewbacca Furby Is A Harbinger Of Death And Destruction I’m Pretty Sure

    Punch it!

    At night, sneak into the home of your enemies and leave this on their nightstands. When they wake and look into its demon eyes, they will know. They will know.

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  8. 11-Year-Old Argues for Better Representation, Reminds DC That “Girls Read Comics, Too”

    Hire her, DC. I am serious as I'll ever be.

    "I would really like a Hawkgirl or Catwoman or the girls of the Young Justice TV show action figures please. I love your comics, but I would love them a whole lot more, if there were more girls."

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  9. Nightmares For a New Generation: Kids React to Teddy Ruxpin

    Or maybe they're just bored.

    Never had a Teddy Ruxpin as a child. Certainly didn't want one. There's evil in them there eyes...

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  10. Second LEGO Female Scientist Set Officially Has the 10,000 Supporters It Needs to Become Reality!

    Next year's Christmas presents, anyone?

    Well done, team! Following the runaway success of LEGO's first-ever female scientist minifigs last summer, designer Alatariel's second lady-centric science set, featuring a female geologist, archaeologist, and wildlife biologist, is one step closer to fulfilling its tiny scientific destiny.

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