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Toys to life gets some defibrillation from Ubisoft at E3

The global gathering of all things electronic gaming is underway in L.A. and Ubisoft have delivered a deft move in a category thats been coughing and spluttering of late. Certainly Skylanders came along a couple of years back and took us by storm, others joined, Disney Infinity backed off, then …

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Transformers toys rolling in

Fans of the franchise are in for a treat this summer as the latest instalment arrives on the big screen in June – Transformers, The Last Knight. Over the years there has been a decent offering of merchandise, in terms of the amount. In the early days a premium die-cast …

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Forza taps into nostalgic thrills

There are far too many video game review sites out there doing s spanking job and we can only wonder at their collective gasps this week with the news that the best racing game is getting an injection of Hot Wheels.  The Hot Wheels addition is arriving in the for …

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Already fast and furious actually becomes Fast & Furious

We love slot-car racing, we’re even bigger fans of slot-free racing, we are massive fans of A.I. powered set-up Anki. If you wanted to punish us for something you couldn’t do much more sever than take our OVERDRIVE set away. So, finally, after an achingly long wait, they’ve actually signed …

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Mr Gorilla still has a way to go in the London Marathon

Mr Gorilla is STILL crawling the London Marathon three days after the race began and he reckons he should complete the course by Saturday. Mr Gorilla is a chap called Tom Harrison and completing the 26.2 mile course “gorilla-style” on his hands and knees. All in aid of The Gorilla Organisation, …

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Hot Wheels takes to the slot based tracks

Hot Wheels takes to the slot based tracks Allowing gravity to do its bidding with your Hot Wheels cars is fun,whether that be across a flat expanse aided along with some of your own muscle power, down an incline of your own finding or on one of the many track …

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Fast and daft fish based fun – one of the best party games we’ve played

Fast and daft fish based fun – one of the best party games we’ve played This super simple and superbly silly play is one of the best party games we’ve played – this extraordinary fun play all packs away into a salmon based zip-up carry-case – What is not to like? …

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Crayola crayon naming competition gets the Twitter treatment

When you need something naming it is of course natural to turn to social media, get your fans to do the naming for you, well create an avalanche of suggestions at least. And so thank you Crayola for asking for help in naming your new crayon, although we still can’t …

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