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DreamToys’ Dazzling Dozen for Xmas 2019

2019 is nearing its end which means DreamToys have unveiled their annual ‘Top 12 Toys’ for the upcoming festive season. “This year’s DreamToys top 12 selection is an exciting mixture of the year’s biggest brands and kids favourites that will delight children up and down the country this Christmas,” said …

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LEGO going back to its roots

Part celebration of the handcrafted wooden toys that kickstarted the Danish brick builder way back when this 5X version of the iconic minifigure is coming soon and yours for £109.99 – Form an orderly queue people, its VIP members first.

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Argos are hosting an after-hours LEGO ghost hunt 

Top toy retailer Argos is having a spooky transformation to embody the eerily ‘fang-tastic’ new world of LEGO Hidden Side. Coming to life on the Halloween weekend, the Tottenham Court Road Argos store will undergo a complete ‘re-vamp-ire’ with visitors joining an immersive ghost hunt led by professional ghost hunter …

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Top toys for Xmas list – another one hits, should be the last – thanks Hamleys

83 days to go…… It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…especially since Hamleys have just unveiled their ‘Top 10 Toys’ for 2019’s festive period! This year the iconic toy store has taken it back to basics. 2018’s ‘Top 12’ focused on ‘Imperfection’ and ‘Slime’ whereas this year is all …

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LEGO and Alexa team up

The LEGO Group and Amazon join forces to introduce the LEGO Mindstorms Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa – an opportunity for Alexa developers, LEGO Mindstorms enthusiasts, and creators around the world to explore and build the future of voice-based experiences through construction and robotics play. Am pretty psyched about this, not least that we have a load of …

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LEGO launch Rebuild the World campaign

LEGO Group and musician Mark Ronson launched Rebuild The World earlier today, a campaign to help nurture the creative skills of the next generation.  It’s their first ever campaign, we like what they’re doing, hope it becomes as cohesive as it possible can – we could do with some of …

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LEGO Droids take down Star Wars tune

Those Danes have been having some fun with their new Boost Droid units, 95 of them, catch the action from the trio of Star Wars characters here: It took 3,148 hours to create, used 42 real instruments : 10 Xylophones 10 Violins 4 Chellos 8 Keyboards 6 Electric Drums 2 Gongs …

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LEGO’ll be there for you- Like they’ve been there before-

Could we be more excited?! You may have thought that you and LEGO were on a break but the behemoth of the toy industry begs to differ. To celebrate 25 years since of our F.R.I.E.N.D.S started filling our screens with reruns, LEGO has unveiled the iconic Central Perk realised in …

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LEGO turns over a new leaf with sustainable Treehouse

With sustainability being a hot topic, LEGO released their first ever plant-based brick last year. 2019 sees them going even further still as now they’re building their own trees! The LEGO Treehouse doesn’t just look eco-friendly, it is. With the set containing the highest number of ‘sustainable bricks’ ever found …

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Retailer unveils their predictions for top sellers of 2019

There are less than 200 days left until Santa does his rounds but the top toy bods at Argos have released their predictions of what’s most likely to be on those lists this Yule. This list of 12 toys comes alongside some research from the retailer that a quarter of …

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