Toy News

March 12, 2017

Barbie has a new super-dope Dreamhouse that’s voice-activated and connected to the Internet

Real smart homes could learn a thing or two from Barbie's latest voice-controlled abode.
March 12, 2017

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Becomes Fastest-Selling Family Film in History

Fandango managing editor Erik Davis tells Mashable.com today that Disney's highly-anticipated live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST has already surpassed 'Finding Dory' in ticket pre-sales, becoming the fastest-selling family film in history.
March 12, 2017

Most Wanted Tech Toys For Kids Compilaton

Every year there are new tech toys for kids on the hottest most wanted list and parents run around in December trying desperately to get hold of sold out toys. If it moves, flies or makes noise, it’s sure to be a hit. Better still, an app controlled toy that connects to a smartphone, tablet or iPad will even impress parents. Some of the ideas for new tech toys on the market will have you scratching your head and thinking what will they come up with next? Eggs than can hatch on their own, cars that drive on walls, pens...
March 12, 2017

Nintendo Switch: A parent’s view of the new console

The Nintendo Switch was released last week, and could be the firm’s most grown-up console to date. However, with the likes of Mario making their way to the home/portable hybrid, it’s sure to be a hit with younger gamers too. Here we look at whether the Switch makes a good family console.
March 10, 2017

7 Retro Barbie Dolls That Were Actually Cool – Topshop Blog

Guilty pleasure alert – it’s National Barbie Day! Toy maker Mattel revolutionised the iconic doll last year by introducing curvy, petite and tall body shapes – as well as a wide range of skin tones, eye colours and hairstyles for more diversity. The current campaign even tells young girls “You can be anything” you want. …Continue reading 7 Retro Barbie Dolls That Were Actually Cool
March 10, 2017

Celebrate Barbie’s 58th birthday with Barbie Sparkle Blast

The iconic toy brand Barbie celebrates its 58th birthday today, and to mark the occasion Mattel has released Barbie Sparkle Blast, a fun and relaxing match game for iOS and Android devices, which c…
November 23, 2016

Kidzania to expand India play with park in Bengaluru – The Economic Times

KidZania operates on a franchise model outside Mexico. The Indian franchise is owned by ImagiNation Edutainment India, in which actor Shah Rukh Khan holds 26% stake while the rest is owned by Singapore-based KidZ Inc
October 13, 2016

Toy shop Hamleys to increase India store count to 32 in 6 months

Hamleys CEO Gudjon Reynisson says India is a very successful and important market for Hamleys toys retail sales that is rapidly growing
September 28, 2016

How startups like Urban Ladder, Smartivity are bringing augmented reality into the spotlight – ETtech

Startups Blippar, Urban Ladder, Smartivity and Simulanis are among those working on new applications using augmented reality
June 8, 2016

How homegrown hero Chhota Bheem took on Mickey, Spidey, Oggy, and won

Chhota Bheems triumphs are not just of the imaginary variety of the TV show and now extended to a vast array of products, as well.