LEGO is adding the Lone Ranger to it’s Disney centric line of brick sets. There will be one huge set, three medium sized sets and two small sets, based on the Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Arnie Hammer and directed by Gore Verbinski, will feature a wide variety of cool, western themes. Check them out …
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I’ll never understand why toy companies launch a toy in January, missing the biggest toy buying opportunity on the planet. But that’s the case with what would be the perfect stocking stuffers for any LEGO fan …. LEGO Collectible Series 9 will be here in January 2013. Let’s break it down …
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With Holiday season upon us, it’s time to take a look at the popular gifts that kids want this Christmas. And we normally start at the babies and work our way to the teens, but we’re going the other way this time and starting with the hot gifts that teens are looking at this year.
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Wow, those Disney Dollars are really burning a hole in the pocket of Disney Chairman Robert A. Iger. First he spends four billion to get Lucasfilm, Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Industrial Light and Magic, but now it looks like he has his sights set on buying Hasbro?
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“Somehow the killing of this giant spider, all alone by himself in the dark . . . made a great difference to Mr. Baggins. He felt a different person, and much fiercer and bolder in spite of an empty stomach, as he wiped his sword on the grass and put it back into its sheath. ‘I will give you a name,’ he said to it, ‘and I shall call you Sting.’ ” – The Hobbit, JRR Tolkein
Hobbit toys are coming in time for the holidays (and the release of the first chapter of the epic JRR Tolkein novel and Peter Jackson Saga) and they’re looking way cool, including Sting, Bilbo Baggin’s elvin sword of choice.
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With recent surveys showing that kids want high tech toys and gadgets for the holidays, electronics and gaming retailer GameStop is planning to open nearly specialty stores aimed right at their target demographic … kids.
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The Walt Disney Company announced today that they were acquiring all assets of LucasFilm from George Lucas for $4.05 Billion in cash and stock. The deal, which will make Lucas creative consultant on all Star Wars properties, also includes the bombshell news that Disney will release Star Wars Episode 7 in 2015. And you know what that means … Star Wars Mickey toys!
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Toys R Us has seen trends in toys that will shape their holiday sales strategy for 2012. The trends show customers wanting to buy toys like kid-friendly tablets, “retro” toys from the ’80s, and toys with fun light-up features.
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