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NERF finds another use for the recreational foam

nerf nitro

The latest arrival on the ever changing projectile scene from Hasbro’s crack NERF team is the Nitro range, as much a departure from the “normal” NERF dart as we’ve seen, RIVAL included. these ones aren’t designed to be taking potshots at people. Load up your NERF Nitro blaster and send …

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It’s Morphin Time!

Saban Entertainment unleashed the Power Rangers last weekend and it is doing rather well. The big budget exceeded expectations and opened with $40mns big budget debut exceeded expectations grossing $40m on its US opening weekend. It cost over $100mn to make so it has some ground still to go and …

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Monkey around this Chinese new year

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A whopping one-fifth of the worlds population celebrate the festival of Chinese New Year and it’s estimated that about 4% of the world population are on the move. Celebrations last a couple of days and it’s all about getting id of bad luck from the past 12 months and getting …

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Viva Las Vegas, Baby!

Fisher Price Caterpillar

Every brand with a cabled product or one that takes a battery has been in Las Vegas this week at the smorgasbord of tech-ness that is CES. Whilst we’ll never bore of the multiple picture opportunities with badly dressed celebrity lookalikes, watching over-exuberant Americans whooping and a hollering at roulette …

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DC Superheroes & Co

Now I try and avoid hoarding playthings in my house, the kids have stuff all over the place and if I were to add to this treasure collection my popularity rating would plummet with her-who-should-be-listened-to and, ultimately, my stuff cast in a box anyway. My garage however is a hoarders …

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Top Toys for 2012 revealed

You’ll have seen a fair few top ten toy lists (or excellent eights, terrific 12’s etc) over the past couple of months, all of them from the big players in the UK toy market. Today, Online toy directory, Toy Shop UK, published the results for their 2012 Independent Toy Awards. …

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