Moose Toys will make its first-ever appearance at Comic-Con International in San Diego (SDCC) with the debut of Jessicake Limited Edition Golden Cupcake, the rarest doll to join the Shoppies line. The SDCC exclusive Shoppie doll is limited to 2,000 unites worldwide, each individually numbered, and will be sold exclusively at the convention. [Read more...]
Mattel introduces President and Vice President Barbie dolls and teamed up with She Should Run, a non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding the talent pool of future elected female leaders, to help motivate more women and girls to explore leadership opportunities. The pair are working together to highlight female leaders, offer products that enable leadership storytelling, and get parents talking to their kids about being a leader. [Read more...]
Whiffer Sniffers has made its Canadian debut at Toys “R” Us with the collectible, scented plush characters with personalities to match their scents. Collectors will have the opportunity to find one of 160 gold mystery packs hidden in-store nationwide in Canada. Mystery gold packs contain super rare Whiffer Sniffers characters, which are a combination of two existing characters.
Moose Toys will launch two new collectible brands at major retailers this fall, The Grossery Gang and Twozies.
The Grossery Gang is designed to look like every day snacks found at a convenience store, with more than 150 pint-sized characters such as Putrid Pizza and Fungus Fries. Limited Edition characters will include Faked Beans and Shoccoli Broccoli.
Twozies combines babies and pets, and includes pairs such as Jangles and Bangles, the baby and pet giraffe. As soon as collectors create a match, they can display their pair in a shadow box, which is included in each Twozies surprise pack.
Barbie honors Gabby Douglas, U.S. Women’s Artistic and Olympic Gold Gymnist, with a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness. Named the next Barbie “Shero” honoree, a female hero inspiring girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women everywhere, Douglas joins a group of women including Misty Copeland, Ava DuVernay, Emmy Rossum, Eva Chen, Trisha Yearwood and Zendaya, all who have also received the highest honor from the Barbie brand—being immortalized in plastic. [Read more...]
Hasbro introduced the digitally-integrated Furby Connect, the newest product from the Furby brand. The Furby Connect uses Bluetooth technology to connect with kids through video clips, songs, phrases, and more.
The new Furby reacts to sound and touch, and speaks more than 1,000 phrases. It also knows what day it is, the time of day, and will say phrases that correspond to the different points of the day. With the Furby World Connect app, owners can use Bluetooth to play and interact with their Furbies. In addition, Hasbro has teamed up with Kidz Bop and Junkin Media to create music and videos content. [Read more...]
Madame Alexander is expanding its My First Baby Doll collection in July. The dolls are 12 inches tall and come in two new styles: Rock-A-Bye Musical Baby and Baby Powder Lilac.
The Rock-A-Bye Musical Baby plays music, and the Baby Powder Lilac doll features soft fabric. The line is designed with soft, huggable cloth bodies to ensure comfort and safety.
The Ghostbusters line includes a 7-inch mini pre-stuffed Slimer covered in bright green fur and the 17-inch bustin’ white bear, with the iconic Ghostbusters logo on its paw, and several accessories. The line also includes a 19-inch Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, which can be equipped with a theme song and with a marshmallow scent. [Read more...]
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The Lego Group, and Lucasfilm launched Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Developed by TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the video game is available now for the PlayStation4, PlayStation3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS family of systems, Windows PC, Mac, and on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. [Read more...]