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Charades with words anyone?

What if you and your friends had a vocabulary of just 105 basic words? That’s the starting point for this deceptively simple-looking game… The words are printed on identical sets of cards, so two teams can search for useful language at the same time. The aim is to race through …

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Animals with attitude – Feisty Pets are all Jeckyll and Hyde-like

Introducing you to the Feisty Pets, they’ve been in my life for some time, Glenda Glitterpoop was the first and despite an initial lukewarm response from our resident plush expert I acquired the set. Suckerpunch dog pottymouth cat, Sir growls-a-lot, black-belt Bobby and Karl the snarl completes the line-up of …

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Slither.io the sneaky snake-ish style game gets the toy treatment

One of the success stories of 2017 the game Slither.io has been around since March last year, this massively multiplyer browser game got its app debut more recently and user numbers are off the scale. For those just back from an Outer Mongolian break the game involves a snake-like creature …

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LEGO City into the Jungle

Picking up where last year’s volcano series leaves off, LEGO City’s newest range invites you to explore the jungle, dodge deadly critters and discover lost treasure… Six sets depict everything from temple ruins to a plane wreck, with a variety of new minifigs, animals and vehicles. The ‘Halftrack Mission’  (LEGO …

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Star Wars recreated, Cantina included

  Celebrating all things Force Friday last night and getting hand-on with all the new toys, a few interstellar cocktails and mingling with some well-known faces – Thanks John Lewis and Thanks for the awesome video Tiny Ginger Studios.

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R2-D2, it is you, It Is You !

We were treated to a plethora of playthings earlier today at the Disney store in London. Multiple brands unveiled their 2017 homages to Star Wars and we’re of the opinion that this line-up of stuff ahead the Last Jedi release later this year usurps that of the original Force Friday …

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Star Wars Force Friday Episode II

Technically it is Force Friday II, the first one happened parsecs ago – well two years to be exact.  It is part marketing ploy to get us all hyped about new kit from the forthcoming film yes but it’ll genuinely give all Star Wars fans plenty to speculate about in …

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Air Wars Battle Drones – Flying, fighting fun, fun fun.

Sharpen the spears and fuel the engines! Sky high combat is here and you’re going to want a piece of the action! The Air Wars Battle Drone two pack comes with a ‘one touch, take-off and landing’ stabilised Quad design for both drones, which is exciting enough, but taking a …

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Ten classic British toys celebrated on stamps

Never has there been a better day to bring out the Bic and pen a letter, let today be a non-email day, today is the day to scribe a personal update and send it to a surprised relative – but why today? Well the Royal Mail have launched this most …

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