Toy Faire 2011
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Disney Consumer Products came to toy fair with one thing on their minds … CARS 2. And they brought over 300 toys to prove it. From remote control cars, to race car tracks, to an interactive Lightning McQueen car, there wasn’t a place in the Disney booth that didn’t have a car in it. Here’s a few highlights …
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Every summer, we go to the Hollywood Bowl to catch John Williams conduct his way through Hollywood history, and invariably, we end up suffering from Lightsaber envy as serious jedi wannbe’s break out their florescent collectible replicas and proudly, yet tauntingly, wave them in the air. And we just have our cheap $7 models. Sigh, is there no way to level the playing field? Why yes, yes there is. Enter the Hasbro Ultimate FX Lightsaber.
Continue reading » New Ultimate FX Lightsabers … a replica toy on a plastic budget
Super Soakers are the ultimate summer toy water pistol. They can lay out streams of cool aquatic punishment, often from well out of range of the other shooters in the water battle. Limited only be one’s ability to reload and repump. But at Toy Fair this week, Nerf is previewing the new Super Soaker Thunderstorm, which can continually pump out streams of watery doom thanks to it’s four AA batteries that do the pumping for you.
Continue reading » Super Soaker teams with Nerf to create the Thunderstorm shooter
If your parents have a smart phone, chances are, you know about ANGRY BIRDS. The best selling mobile game app of all time is now a board game, and it’s flown into Toy Fair in New York, with a vengeance.
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There’s a great line in Apollo 13 where the character of Gene Kranz says “I don’t care what it’s designed to do, I care about what it CAN do!” That can easily be the mantra of the iPhone as it has been adapted to be a media player, a stethoscope, even a Star Trek like tricorder. Now, however, we can add R/C controller to it’s list of accolades thanks to the Media Sauce “App Toyz,” cool dongle that takes advantage of the dual nature of the iPhone’s headphone jack.
Continue reading » R/C Toy Headphone Jack Adapter turns iPod/iPhone into a controller
They’re fowls with a grudge and I don’t think they’ll be happy until they’ve taken over the toy world completely. It’s really something amazing. Angry Birds, the runaway iPhone app that’s coming to every single gaming platform ever conceived is now coming to tabletops with a board game edition. That’s right, the Birds have a grudge to bear and they want the family involved big time.
Continue reading » Angry Birds flies off the screen and onto the tabletop