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Need for Speed (and plenty of design options)?

HEXBUG have reinvented the RC tuner car category and launched this fully customisable range called HEXMODS. The sets give kid(ults) experimenting with different modification opportunities to create personalised dream machines. There’s two sets in the range: Pro Series Elite The Falcon comes with a selection of body styles, hoods, side …

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Atari 2600 gets the brick treatment – LEGO, take my money   

  The most iconic console of all time (ok, am not trying to start a fight) has been given the LEGO treatment. Atari first released the console in 1977, this recreation of the nostalgic 1980 four-switch version, like we care. From the controller with a joystick that moves to feel just …

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Latest vintage ride from LEGO

Almost here (1st August) is the latest iconic ride from LEGO, the Chevrolet Camaro Z28. Most certainly of of the slickest muscle cars ever (Mustang is up there too) this set is packed with detail. From the functional elements including a working steering wheel​​, an intensely detailed engine and opening …

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Classic board games get the digital treatment

Inside this touchscreen piece of tech are over 40 classic boardgames inside a water-resistant coffee-table-esque exterior that’ll take centre stage in your front room. Play with the kids, play with your mates, let the kids get their mates around and marvel at how much space you’ve saved not having all …

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Give the grey matter a workout with this colour watching kit

You’ll immediately recognise the concept from the 70’s circular version which went by the name of that bloke on BGT (White top/ high trouser waistline). This one though, you don;t get it out of a box and insert batteries and start banging oh no, this is a process people. Assemble …

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Danish brick outfit released a dozen sets at LEGO Con

Celebrating their 90th anniversary this year they release 12 sets at their recent online LEGO con event, some of which celebrate the anniversary, others just new sets : 10305 Lion Knights’ Castle 10497 Galaxy Explorer 21189 The Skeleton Dungeon 21190 The Abandoned Village 31207 Floral Art 40452 FC Barcelona Go …

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Have a blast with the new NERF mascot

Here is Murph, the Nerf brand’s first official mascot. As you can see, he is Nerf darts from head-to-toe. Murph is part of a big brand campaign for the summer and the character at the centre of the push for the new brand statement – Unleash the Play in You. …

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The Thimble is back – Huzzah! Monopoly see’s sense.

Fans were asked to vote on returning an iconic piece and slammed that stupid T-Rex right out of the game, extinction right ahead of the Jurassic World film release!   T’was between the thimble, Wheelbarrow, Iron, Boot, Horse & Rider, or Money Bag with the winner securing 30% to return …

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Wanted – K.I.T.T in Playmobil form, “Right away Michael”

  A more iconic ride is hard to find than K.I.T.T. (ok, ok the DeLorean is up there we know). This Playmobil version of the Hoff’s ride is feature laden and with a interior that’s high in detail. Touch the bonnet for original voice clips of K.I.T.T. and to operate …

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Splash, Blast, thank you Hasbro for the Super Soaker Dartfire

In an effort to offer maximum flexibility the NERF boffins have created this Super Soaker/ NERF hybrid – An excellent concept that promises the “Best of both worlds”. Well, that simply cannot be the case. Super Soakers are generally ok, NERF blasters range from OK to outstanding but we’re willing …

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