News

September, 2013

  • 2 September

    LEGO EV3 has landed

        We’ve bought ours now so not concerned about them selling out and so, can now tell you all about how today might just be the best day of our year. It’s a fair while since we first set eyes on EV3 back in Vegas, and this feature packed …

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August, 2013

  • 29 August

    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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  • 29 August

    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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  • 24 August

    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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  • 20 August

    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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  • 18 August

    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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  • 16 August

    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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  • 8 August

    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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  • 7 August

    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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July, 2013

  • 31 July

    Cuusoo Project Complete

      We’ve already raved, ranted and generally gone on too much about the DeLorean BTTF build but to close this long-awaited chapter (for now at least until they bring us a street-with-the lightning-conductor-on-town-hall-roof-run-playset) This is our 1985 model built.

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  • 30 July

    Tiny Timelords

      To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Dr Who series is this new range of micro-figures from Character Building which features each on of the 11 time travellers. The Doctors are classified into RARE (the 10th Dr with just 500 in circulation), Super RARE (3rd and 5th Dr with just …

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  • 18 July

    Back To The Future LEGO set – The wait is over

        Jumping Gigawatts everyone, the LEGO set which feels so very long overdue is upon us, The BTTF kit features the DeLorean which can be customised into one of three models from each of the movie trilogy, a time setting display, 1985 and 2015 license plates and of course the flux …

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  • 9 July

    R/C on Steroids

          We were quite content with our palm friendly R/C spider from the Hexbug makers, happily scurrying about winding up the cat and racing around our building brick based obstacle course (all  research you understand). They’ve only gone and beefed it up, now there is a version that’s …

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June, 2013

  • 17 June

    Superman Stuff

            For anyone who enjoyed Man of Steel as much as Team Toyology did yesterday you’ll be keen to snap up the DVD in a couple of months, but to maintain your Superhero interest, we’ve not only invested in red underwear to put on outside our trousers …

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  • 12 June

    LEGO celebrates with London Underground

    Its the 150th birthday of the London tube network and LEGO unveiled a number of reproductions of the iconic underground map today. Celebrating the system over the years there are five maps, each one incorporating 1,000 bricks and can be seen in ticket halls across the capital. Pop along and have …

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