The Best of Toy Fair 2014

Imagine walking into the world's biggest toy store except that everything you see is completely brand new—and you can't buy any of it just yet. That's exactly what covering Toy Fair—the toy industry's annual tradeshow—is like. It's a tantalizing glimpse into what kids will be begging their parents for over the upcoming … » 2/19/14 2:40pm 2/19/14 2:40pm

The DohVinci Is the First Handheld 3D Play-Doh Printer For Kids

The 3Doodler was the first handheld 3D printer to hit the market, but its use of heating elements and hot plastic meant that it couldn't be used by kids—arguably one of its main demographics—without parental supervision. So Hasbro's come up with a much safer alernative called the DohVinci that uses a new kind of… » 2/19/14 1:40pm 2/19/14 1:40pm

Hands-On: the official Lego Ghostbusters is awesome and spot on

A few weeks ago Lego officially revealed that the next fan-designed Cuusoo set to go into production would be Brent Waller's incredibly-detailed Ghostbusters set. And while the brickmasters at Lego made a few tweaks to Waller's design, the results are still definitely worth adding to any Lego collection. » 2/16/14 9:26pm 2/16/14 9:26pm

A Matryoshka Bat and Ball Hide a Gym Class Worth of Sports Gear

How many times has a trip to the park been undone because you just couldn't decide what sports gear to bring with you? With the AryaBall kit, it's a decision you'll never have to make again because a simple bat and soccer ball turn into everything you need for playing frisbee, baseball, golf, and even football. » 2/16/14 2:36pm 2/16/14 2:36pm

Building a Tetris Tower Is a Nightmare When the Game Board Is Hovering

Refusing to acknowledge that Tetris and Jenga are both incredibly challenging in their own rights, ThinkGeek has mashed the two of them up into a new game that has you stacking 3D tetromino-like pieces on a game board that actually hovers. Not even that crazy multi-level chess game in Star Trek seems this futuristic. » 2/16/14 2:10pm 2/16/14 2:10pm

This Tiny Classic Arcade Is as Smart a Watch as You Need

You might think you need a watch that can check email, control your music, and even stay on top of Twitter updates, but you've been misled. ThinkGeek's new Classic Arcade Wristwatch is all you really need strapped to your wrist, especially if you're old enough to remember a time when beating a video game required a… » 2/16/14 1:53pm 2/16/14 1:53pm

Remote Control Nerf-Firing Robots Are the Answer To Every Kid's Dream

Robots and Nerf, two toys that are the staple of every child's messy bedroom floor, are finally coming together in what could be one of the best (and safest) ways to harass your siblings, parents, and even co-workers. Because Hasbro's new Combat Creatures let you remotely unleash a barrage of foam darts from a safe… » 2/16/14 10:54am 2/16/14 10:54am

Scrabble's New Electronic Score Tracker Will Save Competitive Families

Realizing the toll that Scrabble has taken on families when it comes to accurately keeping track of the score, Hasbro is introducing an updated version of the game that among other improvements, now includes an electronic score tracker. So no longer will your mom or dad's questionable math affect the outcome of a game. » 2/16/14 10:39am 2/16/14 10:39am

Dare to Dip and Dive With This Duo of Damn Durable Drones

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There are plenty of quadcopters out there that you can buy if you want, but they tend to have one or more of the following downsides: They are expensive. They are fragile. They are difficult to fly. Just one can be a bummer, any pair is twice the drag, and all three just all out sucks. The pair of Arial tricksters… » 2/14/13 12:40pm 2/14/13 12:40pm

Hot Wheels' Crazy Carcade Is a Demolition Derby In a Pinball Machine

If you thought it was intense when Hot Wheels cars zoomed around loops, narrowly missing each other at high speed intersections that would make a civil engineer fall to his knees and cry, Hot Wheel's new Carcade might give you a heart attack. And if your favorite speed is "10 mph under the limit," the same applies. » 2/12/13 1:40pm 2/12/13 1:40pm

DC's Incredible Man of Steel Statuettes Look Like They Walked Straight…

Superman is coming, and this summer he's going to be tearing it up, kicking ass, and taking names on the big screen. For the meantime, though, we're stuck with slightly smaller versions of the Man of Steel and his posse. But damned if they aren't pretty. » 2/11/13 5:20pm 2/11/13 5:20pm

Check Out This Exclusive Look At the New Justice League Statue "The…

At Toy Fair 2013, DC's got all kinds of goodies ready to promote the upcoming film Man of Steel. And they're letting out just a little tease in the form of an exclusive image of the new, never-before-seen Justice League statue "The Kiss." Prices and availability for this and other upcoming statues have yet to be… » 2/10/13 3:00pm 2/10/13 3:00pm