Nerf's New See-Through Blasters Reveal How Their Firing Mechanisms Work

It looks like Nerf is the latest brand to find it hard to keep its Comic-Con reveals a secret. Yesterday it announced a pair of blasters from a new Doomlands line featuring clear plastic housings that make their firing mechanisms visible so you’ll finally know exactly how those darts get launched. » 6/25/15 12:43am 6/25/15 12:43am

Dart-Filled Clips Keep BOOMco's Dynamag Blasting Shot After Shot

When the Colt revolver was introduced it made the antiquated musket instantly obsolete because it could quickly fire six shots in a row without having to reload. So you can think of BOOMco’s new Dynamag as kind of like the Colt revolver of the dart blaster world because it uses BOOMco’s clever clip system to allow you… » 5/19/15 11:35am 5/19/15 11:35am

The Best Nerf Gun for Every Kid (At Heart)

As a kid, I strapped a Nerf gun to my bicycle so I could dive bomb the neighborhood kids, while traveling—I imagined—at five times the speed of sound. As an adult, I’ve carried a foam-firing blaster to no fewer than three jobs. But a funny thing happened earlier this year: I realized my old guns weren’t any good… » 4/03/15 2:25pm 4/03/15 2:25pm

Nerf's New Blasters Can Fire Foam Balls At Up To 70 MPH

Nerf has long been known for making some of the most impressive toy weaponry kids can buy, but its foam dart blasters aren't exactly known for their power or accuracy—until now. At Toy Fair 2015 in New York this weekend, Nerf will officially introduce its new Rival line starting with a pair of blasters that are … » 2/12/15 11:45am 2/12/15 11:45am

Nerf's New Blaster Puts Four Spinning Barrels Inside a Spinning Barrel

If you're going to call a toy blaster the 'Doominator' it better deliver on a sense of despair and foreboding—at least for those on the wrong end of the barrel. And it looks like Nerf has done just that because its latest creation features a set of four dart-laden spinning barrels that revolve around a larger spinning… » 1/23/15 1:53pm 1/23/15 1:53pm

You Can Hide This Glove Foam Dart Launcher In Plain Sight

Walk into a room carrying a toy blaster and everyone assumes you're going to start spraying foam darts in their direction, giving them time to duck. But walk into a room wearing what looks like just a fingerless glove and everyone will assume you're some kind of rebel, and they certainly won't suspect a barrage of six… » 11/05/14 6:05pm 11/05/14 6:05pm