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Make Play While the Sun Shines

I can’t abide sunshine. Truly. I know this puts me in a tiny minority, but every time the mercury rises above 15-degrees Celsius or so, I retreat into the shadows like a theatrical villain. Nothing, but nothing, will coax me out to play on a sunny day… Until now. Why? …

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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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Detective Pikachu will take your case soon

It is almost upon us people, the Pokémon Detective Pikachu film hits the UK screens on the 10th May and we’re pretty excited. Our man Ryan Reynolds is the main reason for our state of anticipation, this chap blew us away in his role as Deadpool so let’s see what …

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These are the droids you’re looking for – LEGO add to BOOST enabled range

The Danish outfits latest addition to their ever expanding empire of  Star Wars stuff comes in the guise of this, the Star Wars BOOST Droid Commander. Mixing up analogue and digital play, you get to build one of three Droids of choice from the 1,177 pieces inside the box.  Combining …

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Get in on the Tiger Woods action

Recreate the gloriously frustrating, walk-spoiling pastime with the Minimaster golf game. Create your holes with the included Green, starting tee, water hazard and sand traps (plus put down a few household objects as bespoke obstacles) then take your lever activated mini Golfer to hand and play. Also included are interchangeable …

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It’s International Carrot Day

Yes it really is, today is the day that fans of the carrot can celebrate in mediocre light conditions! Those unaware of the benefits of the carrot, festivities and ideas to host your own gatherings can be found HERE, and a world of carrot themed toys can be seen THIS …

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LEGO launches new way to play with AR infused Hidden Side

The idea behind this augmented reality-enhanced LEGO play is to turn a haunted world back to normal, one ghost at a time. The Danish outfit are being very vocal about this being the first AR play to fully and seamlessly integrate augmented reality with physical construction leading to interactive play. …

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National Pizza day is upon us

National Pizza Day - Hurray!

It is National Pizza Day tomorrow, we tried not to succumb to dialling for a delivery aas we put this round-up together but alas, we’ve had to keep it succinct as our pepperoni 12 inch just turned up. For discount codes for your own delivery/shopping/pizza eating pleasure click HERE and …

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Bullish news from Barbie and Co

A 60 year old doll brand the Hot Wheels franchise gave Mattel some better than expected earnings announced earlier – revenue fell less than some feared over Xmas and with some tough cost cutting efforts underway the toy makers overall earnings were pretty upbeat and saw the stocks climb up …

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London Toy Fair – The lowdown

Toy Fair 2019

  And so the 66th Toy Fair concluded yesterday, three solid days of championing all that is new in the world of play for 2019 – shelves look set to be stocked with some rather splendid stuff. A quick look back to 2018, best described as “challenging” due to Toys …

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