News

January, 2024

  • 3 January

    American car maker takes a UK turn

    One of our very favourite toy car brands has to be Candylabs. Based out of New York this one Kickstarter funded affair now creates some of the most achingly cool American vehicles around. From delivery trucks to long-base lorries, muscle cars, RV’s and everyday rides from the American highways their …

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December, 2023

September, 2023

  • 7 September

    Scorchio – We’re in The Sun

    If you’re off on the train, plane or indeed and automobile we’ve created a list for the UK tabloid which is, appropriately named for our heatwave this week. Check out our picks HERE

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August, 2023

  • 30 August

    Come on Barbie lets go buy some property

      Slip into your pink shoes and be ready to do do anything. The inevitable Barbie Monopoly has arrived, and, it isn’t too bad. Six Barbie-inspired tokens in signature pink and you get to travel the board and buy locations in the Barbie dream world – and eventually build your own DreamHouse! …

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  • 24 August

    Up and Down for a century – Big Dipper celebrates 10 years in action

    You simple cannot beat the thrill of a rickety ride, the clattering sound of wooden coasters far outstrips the smoothness of any modern white-knuckle ride. Sure the newer ones go faster and higher but these relics really knock you about in your seat, you definitely know you have been on …

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  • 21 August

    Airfix Spitfire trio arrives in Blackpool

    Our mates at VisitBlackpool have teamed up with Airfix to bring an amazing tribute to both the toy brand and world-famous Spitfire to one of the major points at Blackpool Illuminations this 1st September to 1st January. Involving the Blackpool Illuminations team, Airfix, and designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen there are three …

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July, 2023

  • 7 July

    Last Ford Fiesta rolls of production line

    After a 47-year production run the last Fiesta rolls out of the factory today after amassing 4.8mn sales in the UK alone and over 20 million globally during its run. Ford cite the move as part of their efforts to create more capacity to take their entire fleet of marques …

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  • 7 July

    Moose adds more magic

    It was indeed Moose toys that rebooted the unboxing movement which started a few years back with Hatchimals, which has, in many ways lost its magic. These folk brought us the crystal ball then the cauldron into which you poured your magic potion and the magic would happen (creatures appeared …

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  • 6 July

    Totally brilliant Bubble Blaster from Gazillion

    Fresh from the masters of the soapy sphere delivery systems is this, their new blaster – It goes by the name of Stormin’, we shall excuse the Americanism and spend our £19.99 non-the-less. Dip the action end into the solution filled receptacle (included, receptacle and small bottle of bubbles) then, …

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  • 5 July

    Anarchy Pancakes from Exploding Kittens is Dobble re-invented

      Now we know Dobble doesn’t need tinkering with, it is just about the best card game on the market but, what if you could take the core gameplay and add some Exploding Kitten chaos to it? Yes, right, you’d want to try and thats just what the EK team …

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  • 4 July

    LEGO Icons adds muscle car Corvette

    Celebrating the 70th anniversary of this iconic car LEGO have produced one of their best motors yet. The name of this most spectacular ride was inspired by the fast strike warships used in WWII, you are very welcome pub quizzers. The 1210-piece set can be built as a convertible or …

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June, 2023

  • 29 June

    Mojo-Nation awards celebrate all things play

    Celebrating annually all things a bit behind the scenes so far as consumers go but a fundamental part of how games and toys are invested the Mojo-Nation Play Creator awards were announced last night. From Moose and Jazwares, to Innovation team of the year and unsung hero, there are a …

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