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Poop Is a Really Popular Kids Toy This Year

Poop should not be a trend. Nevertheless turd toys were everywhere at Toy Fair this year. But it wasn’t all fecal fare. Boogers, farts, and pimples were all the subject of toys appropriate for kids too. As toymakers can’t seem to stop pushing the limits, we set to find the grossest toys we could.Read more… […]

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The New Lego Harry Potter Line Starts With Hogwarts’ Great Hall

Lego returns to JK Rowling’s Wizarding World later this year, with new sets based on the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series. Like the Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall, a $99 set featuring ten minifigures, two buildable creatures and a ridiculous amount of detail. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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This Iron Man Mask Could Be the Future of Toys

It makes absolutely perfect sense that augmented reality would find its way into an Iron Man toy. Tony Stark and AR go together like peanut butter and jelly. The Iron Man films, borrowing inspiration heavily from Minority Report, show an alternate universe where a man can slap on a tiny headset and get a cool […]

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Relive Your Childhood With This One-Day Hasbro Sale

Do you need a 24-pack of Play-Doh for $12? Probably. Grab that and maybe Operation or Clue while your at it, because Amazon is marking down two pages worth of Hasbro’s most popular games and toys. Teach your kids the heartbreak of Jenga, or stupidly start a game of Monopoly before realizing it takes too […]

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Once You Finally Get Sick of Breath of the Wild, Here’s a Deal on Zelda Chess

It doesn’t have infinite options for exploration and 120 unique and challenging shrines, but this Legend of Zelda chess set still looks awesome, and is marked down to $44 on Amazon right now. That’s the best price they’ve ever listed, so you won’t have to smash too many pots to pull together the rupees you […]

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Monstrous 90,000-Piece Lego Roller Coaster Replica Gives You the Six Flags Experience Without the Puking

I’m OK with roller coasters as long as they make no attempts to flip me upside-down, which usually limits my rides to loopless wooden coasters. But if you can’t even line up for a coaster without getting queasy, maybe riding along on this monstrous, 90,000-piece Lego replica will let you experience the thrills of a…Read […]

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1985’s Premier Insect-Based Toy Line Is Staging A Comeback

Released by Coleco in 1985, Sectaurs: Warriors of Symbion was a children’s toy line about a planet where giant insects and arachnids roam free and humans mutated with bug DNA wage war over control of a mysterious “ultimate power.” Toys included action figures and giant ride-able spider hand puppets. They were…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Playmobil’s Ghostbusters Toys Gear Up For The Sequel

Last year Playmobil embarked on its first foray into licensed toys with a line of figures and playsets based on the original Ghostbusters. This year the plastic paranormal exterminators trade their tan jumpsuits for the dark gray gear of Ghostbusters II. It looks good on them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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See if Your Toys ‘R’ Us Is One of the 180 Stores That Are Closing

Toys “R” Us, the place where kids once got everything “from bikes and trains to video games,” is closing one-fifth of its locations, or about 180 stores. Debt, declining sales, a failure to establish a strong online presence in an age when exhausted parents can get that Barbie castle with one click on Amazon—it has…Read […]

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Understanding The Hype (and Hate) For Nintendo Labo

Nintendo’s upcoming grand experiment with cardboard is unexpected enough that people have reacted dramatically to the announcement. Largely, fans seem to fall into two camps: either they’re psyched to build their own contraptions, or they don’t understand why something like this exists at all. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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