Toy News

March 22, 2017

Legoland Japan ready to open !

If there's no Lego Godzilla stomping Lego City I will be sorely disappointed.
March 22, 2017

The slime toy firm has announced two new toy lines in the form of Compound Kings and Bobble Bitz. 

WeCool has announced two new product lines in the form of Compound Kings and Bobble Bitz, which it debuted at New York Toy Fair last month. “We are excited to tap into the explosive growth of the squishy compound that kids just can’t get enough of and which is all the rage on social media, racking up millions upon millions of views,” said WeCool CEO Jeff Osnato.
March 21, 2017

Shopkins maker joins billionaire’s club  

"A 68-year-old Australian toymaker, who was conceived in a displaced person camp, has joined the Forbes extremely rich people list because of the Shopkins toys he transformed into a worldwide wonder. Manny Stul, who was conveyed to Australia after the second world war by his Polish guardians, made his fortune in the wake of taking control of a battling Moose Toys almost two decades prior. Since they were propelled in 2014, the organization's vivid and collectible Shopkins toys – which are essentially little models of general store items with charming countenances and embellishments – have demonstrated a gigantic hit with kids between the times of around five and 10. More than 65m Shopkins have been sold worldwide and the organization is an uncommon Australian example of overcoming adversity in the globalized toy advertise with the items sent to more than 80 nations.
March 21, 2017

What Parents Need to Know About the ‘Eraser Challenge’

“Kids are rubbing an eraser across their skin while having to do or say something,” the post continues. “It's causing serious burns and we've seen several cases of this at EIMS.” School-age children burning themselves with erasers may be nothing new; several commenters on the post recall engaging in similar antics when they were younger. But thanks to the challenge’s spread on social media, as Today reported, it’s getting new attention and reaching a wider audience of vulnerable kids. "
March 20, 2017

KFC in association with Blink Digital has introduced a Limited Edition 5-in-1 I – Box that will get you a special Smart Toy that’s a mini version of you. 

Get your own mini avatar with the new limited edition KFC I-Box! It looks just like you!
March 19, 2017

Hologram Barbie a digitally rendered interactive Barbie is Mattel’s newest toy 

This animated Barbie lives in a box on your nightstand, dancing to music and awaiting your commands. Mattel gives a preview at the New York Toy Fair.
March 19, 2017

Lego Tape is a Game Changer

So many features! So many uses! What will you build? Imagine being able to build around corners, on curved surfaces, or even onto the sides of that sailin
March 18, 2017

Beauty And The Beast | Not A Movie Review | Sucharita Tyagi | Film Companion 

Watch Sucharita Tyagi's Not A Movie Review of Beauty and the Beast, a movie starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Sir Ian McKellen, Emma Thompso
March 18, 2017

The internet is coming together to help Somalia, thanks to one internet celebrity and an airline. 

"HELLO EVERYONE !!! This is Chaka, Casey, Juanpa, Ben, Amanda, this is everybody that is making this movement !! This movement started with a crazy idea, what if we could convince Turkish Airlines to let us use one of their flights to Somalia? And fill it with food! One shipment - providing immediate relief for immediate need.""
March 17, 2017

‘Beauty and the Beast’ could be Disney’s first $1 billion film of 2017

Heading into its opening weekend, Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" has already broken records.