Pop Insider Associate Editor Maddie Michalik stopped by NBC Detroit’s “Live in the D” to show off the best geeky gifts for the holiday season. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
- Relive the moments that changed gaming forever with the iconic PlayStation Classic, preloaded with 20 of the best titles from a game-changing era, including Final Fantasy VII, TEKKEN 3, R4: Ridge Racer Type 4, Jumping Flash!, Wild Arms and more.
- The PlayStation Classic is a miniature recreation of the original PlayStation, perfectly mirroring the original’s logo, button layout and packaging – but 45 percent smaller.
- This miniature console launches with an HDMI cable to connect to your TV, two wired controllers, plus a virtual memory card to save your adventures as you switch between titles.
- Available now for pre-order at select retailers for a Dec. 3 release.
- MSRP: $99.99
- Available: For preorder at Target, Gamestop, Best Buy, Amazon, and Walmart
HARRY POTTER FASHION DOLL ASSORTMENT (MATTEL)
- Fans and collectors alike will love recreating their favorite scenes and imagining new ones with Harry Potter doll and his wizarding friends!
- The dolls are Inspired by the beloved characters of Harry Potter: Chamber of Secrets and include eleven “joints” — in the neck, shoulders, hips, knees, elbows and wrists — making them ready for action!
- Each doll comes are dressed in their signature Hogwarts uniforms and includes a personalized wand — perfect for casting spells (Expelliarmus!)
- Assortment includes Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Ginny Weasley, Albus Dumbledore, and Minerva McGonogall
- Age: 6+
- MSRP: $19.99
- Available: Mattel, Amazon
- Build a LEGO version of the Overwatch Bastion figure in the Omnic Crisis skin!
- Overwatch fans will want to build and collect this exclusive Bastion figure in Omnic Crisis orange skin. This Overwatch toy can swivel at the waist, move its arms and features a small sub machine gun in the right arm.
- Fans will also appreciate Bastion’s friendly bird sidekick, Ganymede, also in the unique Omnic Crisis orange skin. This Overwatch buildable toy is a Blizzard exclusive and only available in limited quantities.
- This creative play toy construction set features Overwatch defense hero Bastion and friendly bird companion Ganymede
- Bastion building toy stands more than four inches tall at 182 pieces.
- LEGO Overwatch characters and toys make the perfect gifts for fans of the game and are ideal Overwatch collectibles
- The LEGO Overwatch Omnic Bastion 75987 building toy can be built together with all other original LEGO sets and LEGO bricks for creative building
- MSRP: $25
- Available: Amazon
STAR WARS POE DAMERON’S X-WING AND BB-8 BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS (EKIDS)
- Wirelessly stream audio from up to 30 feet with this light-up Bluetooth speaker.
- With powerful sound performance, this speaker lets Star Wars fans answer and end calls with a speakerphone feature.
- BB-8 features vivid movie-like detailing, sound effects, and lighting.
- Age: 13+
- MSRP: $39.99-49.99
- Available: Amazon, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond
MEGO CLASSIC 14-INCH FIGURES (MEGO)
- This new line of Marty Abrams Presents Mego 14 inch DC Super-Heroes features classic Wonder Woman with her golden lasso of truth and Batman.
- Fully posable with 20 points of articulation and cloth costumes, this Amazon princess who debuted in the comics in 1941 will bring action and excitement to your adventures today.
- Dressed in his iconic early uniform of black and gray, Batman, the Dark Knight Detective, swings into action fully posable with 20 points of articulation and his batarang.
- A limited edition, numbered, holographic seal is prominent on the window box package.
- Age: 8+
- MSRP: $19.99
- Available: Amazon, Target
MY LITTLE PONY 35TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR PONIES: UNICORN & PEGASUS PONIES (BASIC FUN!)
- Basic Fun! has recreated the original six unicorn and pegasus ponies (Firefly, Medley, Twilight, Glory, Sunbeam, and Moondancer).
- With long, shiny hair that you can brush, braid, and style, they look and feel just like you remember and are the perfect gift for kids or adult collectors. Each pony includes a brush, ribbon and mini collector poster or puffy sticker.
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP: $9.99
- Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart