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Take something and make it ten times better – Gridlock, it is the dogs undercarriage of a game

Complete with six of their mighty fine wooden rides and the bumper car you’ll be steering out of traffic the Gridlock game is the only thing you’ll need on your shelf. Out on display it’ll look quite superb, then, grab the cards and start yourself a quest to get out …

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Outdoor ToyAwards – The best of 2024

The date is set, the kid testers invitations have been sent, the outdoor space has been secured and the lengthy process of deciding what pizza toppings our Toyminators will crave on the day is underway. In its seventh year the Outdoor Toy Awards brings together the very best of the …

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Barbie getting Bijou, couldn’t love it more

Of course Polly Pocket will be in mind for those of a certain age, the brand did have a pop at revitalising itself a couple of years back but hey, Barbie, once more is flavour of the month, year, well decade! So Mattel have done the wisest thing, shrink her …

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Kidult market set to soar in 2024

Recent data from those in the know and the fodder on offer at recent Toy Fair’s suggest that not only does the Kidult market have 25% of toy sales in the UK 9a little less on the continent) but that, with major manufacturers sitting up and paying attention it is …

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Toy Fair UK kicks off tomorrow

   Although it is a trade show you’ve no need to fear as Toyology and its intrepid bunch of trend spotters and whats hot in 2024 hunters will bring you some of the best in show. In the mean time, here a clip of the show and how it …

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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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January blues best beaten with a board game – Here’s a few to muse

As the early dark nights persist, rain and wind keeping you indoors, do not despair and don’t reach for a screen. Board Games are scientifically proven to make you smarter, slow down cognitive decline and are not so scientifically proven to make you smile more (but factually correct) and also …

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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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Furby returns with a 25th Anniversary makeover

One of the best selling toys of the 80’s and early Noughties makes its return, this time more full of Furbish than ever and over 600 reactions and 10 songs to try tempt a new generation of Furby brands into the fold. This new Furby will react to one of …

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