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Frozen 2 – the toys just keep coming

We’re prepping our round-up of all things Frozen II, there really is rather a lot, we hear this particular game is selling out sharpish so thought we’d pull it up and give it a spotlight so you can go click quick and snag one. This is where you’ll find one …

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Blow, Race, Win – Puff Ball toys may take your breath away

Puff. Could relate to drugs, pastry, breath or a tragic magic dragon… So when I recently got a voicemail from Toyologist Pete Jenkinson asking if I’d tried “The puff thing” he’d sent me, I had reason to pause. Turns out that Pete was referring to a Drumond Park product with …

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*UPDATED* Hasbro dominates London Comic Con 2019!

It should come as no surprise that the Master Licencee of Star Wars, Transformers, Marvel, Power Rangers and Ghostbusters would make an impact at Comic Con. Their reach may be larger than you expect though as their presence can be felt in every corner of every hall in London’s ExCel …

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London becomes Nerdvarna for the weekend!

Start your turbo jets and stock up on lazer bolts as London becomes the epicentre of all things nerd! Yes, Comic Con 2019 is here and it will be staying until Sunday 27th so if you haven’t got your tickets yet, why not?! The halls opened at 10am sharp this …

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Dialling your escape up to 007

AIM Escape – Spy Heroes – https://aimescape.com/ AIM Escape are a multi-room venue in East London who claim to have ‘Unparalleled immersion’ and ‘The most technologically advanced escape room in the UK’ – which, given I have done some pretty tech heavy rooms and on more than one occasion saved the …

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Hate Trivia Games? I’m Confident You’ll Like Confident?!

“Three, four, five… Blue. Oh, no!” All too clearly I recall the misery I felt counting my way round a Trivial Pursuit board in youth. Too old to play Snakes & Ladders, too young to organise a riot, I’d long suffer the misery of trying to win a Geography Wedge… …

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Hasbro mixing and mashing gaming titles

Over at Hasbro HQ they’ve been quietly rolling out their new sub-category in their gaming portfolio and it’s called Game Mashups. They’ve mashed up before and have a range called Mashems but they be in the figures/action toy category, this is a new and splendid idea in theory. We’ve seen …

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Silent butt deadly – Introducing the Fart Ninjas

We’re not huge fans of toilet humour toys, Og on the Bog, Toilet Trouble, Flushin’ Frenzy have each failed to induce a grin at Toyology Towers BUT(T) we’re making an exception here for this new range of Ninjas from Funrise. First up, their names had us amused – they include …

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LOL Surprise – Even more surprises

Let us be clear from the outset, we really do love what L.O.L. have done for the toy market, how they created a cracking new toy category, underpinned a sometimes struggling toys market, 3 out of ten toys sold are at this pocket money/collectible level right now – Thanks MGA, …

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The Toyologist on The Apprentice!

With the the latest season of The Apprentice now rolling into week three it’s time for Lord Sugar to make way for the Lord of The Toys, our very own Peter Jenkinson! That’s right, while the next episode airs at 9pm tonight on BBC 1, you’ll want to stick around …

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