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Flick to win – Not a football in sight

  We’re not sure why the blue King fell out with the Red one but if they hadn’t their spat might never have been immortalised in this quite brilliant board game Cube Quest. Anyone hankering for a fix of the 80’s classic Crossbows and Catapults, rampaging against your opponents ramparts style play …

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Psychedelic Playthings

    We first laid eyes on the new Lite Brix range way back at the beginning of 2013 and at the time, under the big lights of the trade show we were attending, paid them little attention. We’re now much more excited about their arrival after some hands-on build …

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Monopoly Empire – Hit the Acquisition trail

    There have been mixed reviews on this latest incarnation of Monopoly with general opinion that it is a diluted version of the original with average gameplay about 30 minutes – some think this isn’t on to design a game to attract time-poor kids, we think it is an …

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Moshi Monsters Movie

    Okay, sorry, FILM..A Moshi Monsters Film has just been confirmed, set to be released in the UK and Ireland on the 20th December. Fans of the multi-coloured monsters should be delighted, now you can take all your Moshi merchandise you’ve gathered along to a film with all your Moshi …

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Flight Time

Hoping to build on the massive success of the Cars franchise the new Disney film Planes has hit the big screen, reviews so far are pretty mixed with critics not overly impressed (expecting too much we think) and parents/kids on the social mediasphere giving it the thumbs up. The merchandise …

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Cozy Coupe gets Supersized

  You’d think a lightweight, single seater coupe that produces zero emissions would be a pipe dream, wouldn’t you? But the folks at Little Tikes seem to have cracked it with an ‘Adult-sized’ version of the best-selling car in the UK, the Cozy Coupe. The car, which can fit even …

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Send your Angry Birds into battle

  Fans of Angry Birds can add another dimension to the gameplay when Hasbro launch TELEPODS to coincide with the release of Angry Birds Star Wars II this September. Call in assistance by placing a character on the TELEPOD (a plastic transparent tube) and stick it on your smartphone/tablet, and …

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All-New Playmobil People

  Wonder what life would be like as a ninja policeman? Perhaps you’ve often day-dreamed of being a tennis-playing mermaid? Well the launch of Series 5 of Playmobil’s popular Fi?ures will let your imagination run riot. Kids can let their brains go into overdrive as they mix and match these …

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