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Ride-on/in Artoo

  Hankering after ones youth is a useless pursuit, yet one hard not to participate in when something like this comes along. The realese of Star Wars in 1977 was accompanied by some school class compadres buying steel bins and sticking a few stickers on them for an R2D2 effect, …

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Break a record, learn a build – sign up to a LEGO centre

              EIGHT LEGOLAND Discovery Centres across the world are set to celebrate the joy of learning to build a LEGO model, this November, with a Guinness World Record first. On Thursday 15 November, Guinness World Record Day, the children’s attractions will be holding a …

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HALO fans – Xmas is coming early

                  You might, as gaming fans of the Halo franchise, have been disappointed that after almost five years there’s been nothing – Time has certainly flown by (perhaps not for serious HALO fans) but we’re about to get HALO 4, and it …

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Furby is Back

  When Furby 1.0 arrived back in the nineties the furore ranged from slight altercations in the aisles as parents camped out for shops to open and grab the last of the furry stock to folks flying to New York to satisfy the under-the-tree desires of their ankle-biters. Launched this …

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Top Toys for 2012 revealed

You’ll have seen a fair few top ten toy lists (or excellent eights, terrific 12’s etc) over the past couple of months, all of them from the big players in the UK toy market. Today, Online toy directory, Toy Shop UK, published the results for their 2012 Independent Toy Awards. …

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