Home / Uncategorized (page 20)

Uncategorized

Ooh ooh ooooh, Can you feel the…..

So, December 15th will see Star Wars:the Last Jedi hit the big screen and, as with the last major outing, there’l be a global unboxing of toys and more.  Disney and Lucasfilm have announced they will be holding their second Force Friday fan event to celebrate the reveal of new …

Read More »

We’re forever blowing bubbles (well we will be now)

  Bubble blowing is brilliant, few pursuits involving such a simple collection of kit can be more satisfying. From having the kids run about chasing and popping them to simply blowing them for grown-up satisfaction, bubble blowing, as we’ve just alluded to is just quite brilliant. There are a couple …

Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Groot gets his groove on

Hasbro have unveiled, well press released at least, their Dancing Groot figure. Scheduled on shelf this Spring the 11.5-inch sound-detecting dancer lights up and dances to your tunes but can also blast out Jay and the Americans Come a Little Bit Closer track whilst performing the same groove/light-show tricks. Ok, this is …

Read More »

All the fun of the Toy Fair

The Sock Game

For three days last week under the resplendent glass roof the Olympia exhibition centre the great, good and somewhat questionable folk of the toy market came together. These coming weeks see’s the bulk of this toy army head off to the worlds biggest toy fair in Nuremberg (75,000 new products and …

Read More »

Selfie drone from Revell set to land

CME Drone

Making its debut at CES earlier this month the C-me selfie drone is a smartphone sized flying machine from renowned model makers Revell. Part of the US Hobbico outfit they’ve been in the R/C flying machine business for a while but, smaller than the much lauded LILY and far less …

Read More »

Action Man returns

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The original superhero is staging a comeback, the iconic Action Man is back. Other superhero characters can stand aside for now, Ironman, Spiderman, Superman and Batman with all their fancy, and frankly, quite incredible attributes still can’t compare to the gritty bare-knuckled nature of this chap. To celebrate the idol’s …

Read More »

Skydive time

gopro birdie

One of the most reliable toys of all time, well for a few throws at least, was the manually propelled paratrooper parachutist, or plain old parachute toy. Simple plastic skydiving human-form strapped to plastic chute via multiple lines of string. Simple premise, throw into air, gravity takes over, parachute opens(mostly) …

Read More »

DC Super Hero Girl sets fly onto shelves

lego-dcshg

So much brick based goodness already this year, 13 yes, THIRTEEN Batman based sets already announced and then this colourful collection of female foe defeaters. We have a very decent line up in this range of half-aa-dozen and rather than wax lyrical about them we’ll post the images of the …

Read More »

Electric Dream – A Toned down Tesla for kids

THE TESLA MODEL S 1

A collaboration between Radio Flyer and Tesla has resulted in the creation of what could be thew finest electric car for kids we’ve ever seen. The Model S for Kids is a battery powered ride-on equipped with high-end features to recreate the ultimate Tesla experience. Choose your paint-job, performance, accessories …

Read More »

Avoid Monopoly mayhem by dialling the Hasbro helpline

monopoly1

Aiming to prevent the annual board game feuding this year Hasbro have launched a helpline for folks and boldly aim to assist in avoiding bust-ups. Research revealed that 6pm on Christmas Day is the most likely time for tensions over the MONOPOLY board and so the bosses have set up a …

Read More »