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Outdoor Play to be celebrated with dedicated awards

Back with a bang this year the Outdoor Toy awards will return to wide open spaces and have plenty of kids putting toys through their paces. Toyology and the Kidzcoolit network will be overseeing the media and social coverage. There will be ten toys crowned the must-haves for get-out-and-up-and-active. “We’re …

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Tell you what we want, what we really REALLY want – Spice girls getting the LEGO treatment

They’re the first actual people to get the BrickHeadz styling, a set with each mini version of Spice Girl, equipped with microphone and stand. Experience that satisfying “click” when two become one. Details that gave these five girls their iconic individual styles are captured in brick, from hairstyles to clothing, …

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Tune into toys – Spielwarenmesse has its very own channel

Am currently enjoying those not-so-balmy temperatures here in Nuremberg with my super-talented co-host Jenny to bring this years digital Spielwarenmesse to life, the best we can of course. We’re interviewing all manner of experts from across the iundustry, hosting thje awards ceremony and more just head over to the Spielwarenmesse …

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Fish based card play anyone?

Last seen in a salmon shaped carry pack which didn’t sit very well on retailer shelves and probably cost a fair few quid to make Happy Salmon has had a makeover. The game is now owned by the wonderfully weird people at Exploding Kittens and has that kind of twist …

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Dream toys 2021 – Has us in a slumber

Announced earlier the much lauded Dream Dozen, the top 12 toys that’ll have us in a cold sweat as parents if we don’t get one before they all sell out has been announced. There’s no rush, trust us – None of these will sell out, it is a dreary list …

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Hot Wheels gets into the NFT garage

From November 16 Hot Wheels NFT Garage as it gears up to release 40 new NFT Hot Wheels designs. First time around they dipped into the NFT market with just three models which sold for between £4,000 and £12,000 (Boneshaker, Deora II and Twinmill) with pretty low bidder numbers, less than …

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Halloween treats (no tricks)

T’is the season to get spooky, Boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo (to the tune of fala la la la la la la la) – No idea, where that came from, its been a long week. Anyways, feel free to use that bit of hilarity at your …

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Ultimate Hot Wheels

IWC Schaffhausen and Hot Wheels celebrated the return to Goodwood of the members meeting and unveiled this highly collectible and not-very-affordable “IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works” collector’s set. It is limited to just 50 pieces and we’re certain that those in the elite set wanting either watch or die-cast …

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LEGO have had quite the week for unleashes

Been busy those Danish brick makers they have. A Fender Stratocaster set (£90), a Caterpillar D11 in the Technic line-up (app controllable) (£280) and a Mario mystery box (£180) with four buildable scenes to place atop it from the game – Lovely stuff, now, where did I put my credit …

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Barca’s bowl in Bricks – Nou Camp gets the LEGO treatment

Launching today is the LEGO Camp Nou – FC Barcelona set (10284), build your display piece of the 99,354 capacity crowd pleaser in 5,509 pieces. The surrounding stands can be split into four sections allowing an expanded view and to enjoy the superb detail in this set. Additional features include …

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