With studies showing that one of the main things kids want for Christmas is a tablet, LeapFrog has jumped into the deep end with their LeapPad2 series of learning tablets. And Disney has quickly jumped on that bandwagon by licensing a series of LeapPads themed after the Disney Princesses.
Continue reading » LeapPad Explorer Goes Disney
CTA Digital has launched a series of inflatable race car cars that double as a platform for playing games on the iPad. The Inflatable Cars for iPad will feature a series of three characters from Nickelodeon TV shows like Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Squarepants, and the return of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!
Continue reading » This could be the coolest iPad Video Game Accessory EVER
I’m sure the producers of The Man of Steele wasn’t thrilled when toy commercials were leaked on YouTube today that hinted at spoilers for their upcoming blockbuster about … you know who. But there they are … pitching new toys for the holidays, and giving a peak at what may be the storyline. WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!
Continue reading » Superman Gets New Powers, Becomes Stretch Armstrong
About a year ago, I wrote post about OggBoard, a cool game that leveraged both augmented reality and smart devices like tablets to create an amazing board game platform that could make family game night fun again. Now OggBoard is back and they’ve got their sites set on strategy card games … and it’s even MORE exciting!
Continue reading » OggBoard Could Bring Card Games To Life
Oh man, my boy is going to be completely psyched! LEGO has releasing several assembly sets based on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! And look at the image above and tell me that those aren’t some of the coolest pizza loving minifigures you’ve ever seen? Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello. Plus, there’s Master Splinter, Shredder and the Foot. It’s a great starting set!
Continue reading » Lego brings Teenage Mutal Ninja Turtles to the BrickHouse
Hey Gang, sorry to have been dark for so long. We had a car accident back at the end of last month, and with recovering from that, dealing with insurance, and finding a new car (ours got totaled), I was completely out of the loop until today. We’re doing OK, and will be back to our regular schedule as we gear up to the holidays.
Well it looks like Michael Bay is going forward with yet another 2 hour music video/commercial for Hasbro so that the toy maker can make more toys. Only this time, the plan is to dump all the classic characters we’ve come to know and love so that they can make different toys so you’ll buy them.
Continue reading » Transformers 4 To Have New Characters to Sell Toys
If you still love RPGs, but all your gaming buddies are spread out all over the country, it can be a bit hard to put a game together. But thanks to a new website that acts as a virtual tabletop, you can campaign with anyone, anywhere. All over the World.
Continue reading » Roll20, a Cool New Website for RPGs
FStoppers has a cool lineup of shots of the 2012 Fashion Line of Barbie Dolls. Shot like GQ Magazine, the images are stunningly professional in look and compositions. And they bring Barbie to life.
Continue reading » Check out these images of the 2012 Barbie Fashion Line
OK, it’s August, and where I live that’s Indian Summer. So, of course, it’s like a thousand degrees outside (OK, to be accurate, it’s over 90 every day this week). And that’s making me long for Winter time where Frosty, Snowboarding, and snowball fights send a welcome shiver down your neck. Especially if you’re armed with this super cool Snowball Slingshot by Wham-O.
Continue reading » Snowball Slingshot Cools Me Off Just Looking At It