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November, 2013

October, 2013

  • 3 October

    Halloween special for Sainsburys

      Fans of Skylanders Giants will be thrilled to know that there is a new, limited edition collectable character to be unleashed for October – Halloween Eye Brawl.  It is available exclusively in store and online at Sainsbury’s (£14.99) from the 4th October. This new character is compatible with the existing …

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  • 1 October

    Trade-in offered for Cozy Coupes

    It all started after a bloke tweeted saying Webuyanycar.com wouldn’t take his Little Tike ride, but guess what, they really did want it and are after up to 100 more too. head over to webuyanytoycar.com and they’ll give you a tenner for yours, so long as it is in reasonable …

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September, 2013

  • 17 September

    Dig this – Classic JCB gets put through the shrinkeriser

    We remember being in awe of these machines back in the day, the dominator of any construction site in the seventies and eighties the folk at HQ have decided to immortalise the JCB 3C Mark III in die-cast. The real sized counterpart is owned by one Julian Carder, worldwide product marketing manager for JCB, he …

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  • 12 September

    BrickTacular Dress – Not available in any shops

    To mark the beginning of London fashion week LEGO and designer Anne-Sophie Cochevelou, a student at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, the coral red fabric dress is decorated with around 5000 LEGO Bricks, and, to complete the look there’s are customised shoes with LEGO Bricks and a LEGO fascinator. What about …

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  • 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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