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Dream Toys 2020 list

The Top 12 Toys for Christmas were revealed today, this list selected by a panel of retailers and industry experts, the list is independent of toy manufacturers and makers. We’re told that there are rising concerns from retailers about being able to meet demand in the lead up to Christmas …

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Argos announce top toy predictions for 2020

We have LEGO Lamborghini, a pooping Flamingo, a dancing unicorn and an animatronic doll of ‘The Child’ from Disney’s The Mandalorian (aka Baby Yoda). Yes, it is probably the most eclectic collection we’ve seen assembled by the UK’s leading toy retailer and we love it. Some research they conducted* revealed …

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Hasbro and Mattel unveil their Comic-Con lines

Both the toy makers have a history of keeping some of their very best launches for Comic-Con gatherings and, despite each not having a booth presence this year they’re each still making plenty noise around the now virtual gathering. FRom Hasbro a line-up that’ll go live on their PULSE website …

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The original (and the best) Back to the Future is 35 today

Couldn’t miss an opportunity to wish one of our favourite films a happy birthday, that 35 years has sped by so quick it’s like we had a Flux Capacitator suck up our backsides….Here’s a few items worth a share celebrating all things Marty and Doc:        

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Well overdue – Hasbro get into the recycling groove

As an industry we’ve likely been big culprits when it comes to plastic tat. We’re not in the “single use” category but most certainly need initiatives such as this one from Hasbro. Many toy outfits have staked their intentions to create fully recyclable toys and games over the coming years, …

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Baby Yoda? Mini Mandalorian? The Child?

The ears wiggle, the eyes move, his arm extends to use the “force” and he makes cooing sounds aplenty – and will deplete your bank account of almost £60 quid. There are 25 sound/motion activiations to be had if you touch it’s head and you may need you’rs seeing to …

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A New Decade Ahead: TechUp Powers Up Partnerships and Curates the Future of Play at CES 2020

    With CES 2020 around the corner, we’re looking at over 170,000 people from across the globe descending on Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2019 Consumer Electronic Show, action packed with some of the most innovative technology from around the world. TechUp, a curated service designed by play innovation …

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*UPDATED* Hasbro dominates London Comic Con 2019!

It should come as no surprise that the Master Licencee of Star Wars, Transformers, Marvel, Power Rangers and Ghostbusters would make an impact at Comic Con. Their reach may be larger than you expect though as their presence can be felt in every corner of every hall in London’s ExCel …

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Hasbro mixing and mashing gaming titles

Over at Hasbro HQ they’ve been quietly rolling out their new sub-category in their gaming portfolio and it’s called Game Mashups. They’ve mashed up before and have a range called Mashems but they be in the figures/action toy category, this is a new and splendid idea in theory. We’ve seen …

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Mandalorian Is The New Black

Activate boosters and engage turbines as Disney & Hasbro bring more cosmic majesty to their Black Series. October 4th is Force Friday and amoungst the POP Figures, LEGO playsets and roleplay helmets are a new wave of ultra detailed, mega articulated collectors toys. The focal point for us was the …

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