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In toy-fair season, an American show lets kids in on the action

It would be nice if kids are still excited about the toys and games they received over the holidays. But in the toy business, it’s time to fast-forward to December 2016.<p>Toy sellers gathered in London, England, and Nuremberg, Germany, this week to show what they hope will be the big sellers at the …

Kids

2016 Lego Sets Revealed At Nuremberg Toy Fair

With the doors opening today at the Nuremberg Toy Fair Lego revealed it’s 2016 play-sets. Ranging from <i>Mixels</i> to <i>Angry Birds</i> to <i>Disney Princess</i> and Star Wars they certainly have the bases loaded. Most impressive is a huge <i>Lego Technic</i> Bucket Wheel Excavator.<p>There was a strong use of franchise tie-in …

Lego

Warcraft Funko Pop, Independence Day Resurgence, Zhu Zhu Pets toys at Toy Fair 2016

While viewers will have to wait a few months to see some of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, Toy Fair 2016 will offer viewers a peek at the toys …

Film Industry

See All 170+ Brand-New Toys Your Kids Will Be Begging For This Year

Toy Fair: an annual event that kids would find to be even cooler than Disney World . . . if only it were open to the public. Thankfully, we attended and are reporting back on everything we saw — namely, what your children are going to be begging for come the holiday season this year. Even before …

Mattel Extend Mega Bloks Video Game Lines At New York Toy Fair

Mattel now have the <i>Halo Wars 2</i> license and at this year’s New York Toy Fair they’ve got an impressive line up for this, <i>Call of Duty</i>, <i>Destiny</i> and <i>Assassin’s Creed</i>.<p>Taking an early tour of the Mattel booth these licenses stood out. Halo’s iconic characters from the full series were on display along with …

Kids

Doctor Strange, Suicide Squad Among Funko Toy Fair Lineup

Warcraft and Game of Thrones, too!<p>Funko will showcase an assortment of new figures at Toy Fair 2016, including several that will undoubtedly please …

Comics

All the Awesome DC Comics Toys of Toy Fair 2016

Toy Fair is always a wonderful time of year for comics fans, a chance to see the superhero merchandise that will drain your wallet (alongside what …

Funko Suicide Squad, Captain America: Civil War toys featured at Toy Fair 2016

The New York International Toy Fair is in full swing. Amid a string of new product reveals, toy company Funko showed off its lineup of DC and Marvel …

Comics

McFarlane Toys Reveals Latest The Walking Dead Figures and Collectibles

Darryl and the gang never looked better.<p>McFarlane Toys has revealed its latest line-up of figures, statues, and bobbleheads based on AMC’s The …

Comics

Lego Reveals Full 2016 Line-Up At New York Toy Fair

Having teased its Lego 2016 sets in London, unveiled some of them in Nuremberg it’s in New York that we get the full pictures of what will be available in 2016 for Lego fans.<p>While competitors Mega Bloks focused on cross-over lines from video game franchises like Mega Bloks <i>Destiny</i>, <i>Halo</i> and <i>Call of</i> …

Lego

New Lego Star Wars sets land at NY Toy Fair

Fans can use the plastic bricks to recreate moments from the original Star Wars trilogy, "The Force Awakens," "Star Wars: Rebels" and the upcoming "Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" series.<p>Legos are entering new reaches of the Star Wars galaxy.<p>As the Star Wars movie universe is expanding, …

Star Wars Samurai Figures Showcased at Toy Fair 2016

Boba Fett, Vader and more!<p>Tamashii Nations showcased its stunning line of "Movie Realization" Star Wars samurai figures this weekend at New York Toy …

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Comics

New hero Rey makes Monopoly debut as Star Wars storms NY Toy Fair

After a much-publicized absence from merchandise, the Star Wars heroine takes a leading role in everything from board games to Lego sets.<p>Where's Rey? She's here now.<p>Following a notable omission from the first "The Force Awakens" Monopoly set, Hasbro unveiled the token that will represent the …

Destiny Toys Are Coming, See Them Here

Bungie's Destiny franchise is joining the toy market. The Mattel-owned Mega Bloks has announced that it's producing a line of physical toys based on the sci-fi shooter series.<p>The new Destiny construction sets will debut in 2016. According to an announcement on the Mega Bloks website, the product …

Lego

Mega Bloks details a new Destiny-themed line of kits at Toy Fair 2016

Toy Fair 2016 has already delivered a new Star Wars LEGO set and an updated take on Monopoly. One of the latest announcements to come out of New York is from Mega Bloks, which is skipping the movie-based themes and going to video games instead. The company recently announced that it will be …

Lego

All the Coolest Stuff From Toy Fair 2016

If January’s CES is the main course when it comes to trade shows, February’s New York Toy Fair is the dessert you can’t wait to dig into afterwards. …

Toy Fair 2016: Kotobukiya - Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Halo, and More

Kotobukiya was in full force at Toy Fair. They had a lot on display. You can take a look at their figures for the Avengers, X-Men, Justice League, Batman v. Superman, Halo, Metal Gear Solid, and much more. Kotobukiya also revealed some concept art for upcoming figures.<p>For more merchandise and …

Toy Fair 2016: Hasbro

New York Toy Fair took place this week. We took a bunch of pictures. We'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Take a look at the latest and upcoming figures for Marvel, Spider-Man, Avengers, X-Men, Star Wars, Transformers, and more.

Comics

The Coolest Toys at Toy Fair 2016

Crayola Air Marker Sprayer<p>Crayola’s bringing the look and feel of professional airbrushing to kids with their brand new Air Marker Sprayer. …

9 Things at the 2016 International Toy Fair That Will Blow Your Child’s Mind

Last weekend, the 113th North American International Toy Fair—the largest toy fair in the Western Hemisphere—took place at the gigantic, glassy …

Cool Stuff

'Barbie' Leads Charge Of The Drones At New York Toy Fair

Drones for <i>Barbie</i> and <i>Minecraft</i> join drone-augmented <i>Hover Racer</i> video game to take New York Toy Fair to the skies.<p>Toy drones have been on the ascendance for some time. These products look to bring flight-ed play to children eager to get their hands on this high profile technological advance.<p>But …

Drones

Totally Excellent BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE Action Figures!

Build your own action figures with the new ThingMaker 3D printer

The original ThingMaker was all about making little rubbery monsters. However, the new ThingMaker unveiled at Toy Fair this week can make whatever you can imagine in its app -- no metal molds necessary.<p>Gallery: ThingMaker 3D printer | 6 Photos<p>6<p>The ThingMaker won't ship until this fall, but the app …