Sweet Suite 2016

Wrebbit Partners with WBCP for Harry Potter 3-D Puzzles

WrebbitWrebbit Puzzles Inc. has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products for Harry Potter 3-D puzzles. The Wrebbit 3D-Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection includes famous icons of Hogwarts castle. The Hogwarts Great Hall set, an 850-piece 3D puzzle, will be available this fall, and the Hogwarts Astronomy Tower set, an 860-piece 3D puzzle, will be available early next year.


New Details and Characters Revealed for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set

infinityforceDisney Interactive and Lucasfilm revealed two new characters that will be playable in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set. Characters Poe Dameron, a Resistance pilot, and Kylo Ren, a villainous enforcer of the First Order, now join Finn and Rey. This is the third Star Wars Play Set to be released for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, and is now available for pre-order before its December 18 release.

Lego Brings the Past into the Future with Nexo Knights

LEGO_LogoLast week at New York Comic Con, The Lego Group unveiled Lego Nexo Knights, a new, original Lego property depicting a medieval kingdom set in a futuristic world.

Lego Nexo Knights follows five young knights who can download special powers into their shields as they engage in battles with Jestro (the evil court jester), his sidekick the Book of Monsters, and their Lava Monster Army. Clay Moorington leads the modern, unlikely band of knights, which includes a not-so-sweet princess, a hipster, and a giant. With the help of the Great Digital Wizard, Merlok 2.0, the knights will join forces to defeat Jestro and keep the Kingdom of Knighton safe. [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Develops New Range of Halloween Costumes

WBCPBatmanWarner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has partnered with Rubie’s Costume Co., Promotional Partners Worldwide Toys (PPW), and ICup Inc. to introduce a new range of adult, children, and pet costumes for Halloween.

The National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey indicates that Batman has ranked in the top three places in adult, kids, and pet categories. The Deluxe Batman Unlimited kids costume and the Batman Unlimited Nightwing costume are ready for little fans to keep Gotham city safe. Adults can join the Dark Knight by changing into the Batman: Arkham Knight Harley Quinn Deluxe costume. [Read more...]

Wordteasers Partners with Merriam-Webster

Elm Education Marketing LLC has partnered with Merriam-Webster Inc. to re-release WordTeasers’ educational titles enhanced with Merriam-Webster content. [Read more...]

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Gets New Rise Against the Empire Play Set

DisneyInfinityPlaysetDisney Interactive and Lucasfilm launched Star Wars Rise Against the Empire for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, a new Play Set that takes place during the original Star Wars trilogy. Developed by Studio Gobo, in partnership with Avalanche Software, the Play Set takes players through the iconic moments and adventures from Episodes IV through VI, including the characters, vehicles, and locations. The new Play Set includes the Play Set piece and Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa figures. Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Darth Vader figures are also sold separately. [Read more...]

Summer Infant Launches Kiddopotamus Toy Collection

Summer Infant KiddopotamusSummer Infant announced the launch of its new Kiddopotamus brand and line of playthings to inspire play between parents and babies. The inspiration and creation of the line came from the idea that parents and kids experience a unique and strong bond when at play together. The animal-themed Kiddopotamus toys feature a multitude of tactile and interactive activities to keep babies, ages 0 to 6 months and up, and their parents or caregivers entertained and connected through purposeful laughing, smiling, and sharing. [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The Lego Group Launch Lego Dimensions

LegoDimensionsWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, and The Lego Group launched Lego Dimensions, the new entertainment experience that allows players to merge physical Lego brick building and interactive console game play in 14 fan-favorite universes. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Lego Dimensions is available for PlayStation4, PlayStation3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Wii U. [Read more...]

Toy State, Mattel Partner for Barbie R/C

ToyStateLogoMattel has partnered with Toy State, manufacturer of stylized lights-and-sound radio controlled (R/C) vehicles for a Barbie R/C. Toy State will manufacture an innovative lineup of Barbie licensed and custom R/C vehicles under the Nikko franchise. The Barbie R/C vehicles are scheduled to hit retail stores in the U.S. and Canada starting next fall.

Hess Toy Truck Available in Select Shopping Malls for First Time

For the first time, customers can purchase the 2015 Hess Toy Truck at 10 select shopping malls throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The new truck will be revealed in late October, and will be available online on November 1 at www.hesstoytruck.com. Customers can begin purchasing the toy at Queens Center, Kings Plaza, Green Acres, and Broadway in New York; Paramus Park, Woodbridge Center, Willowbrook, and Cherry Hill in New Jersey; and Willow Grove Park and Capital City in Pennsylvania beginning November 12.

In another first, 100 fans will unwrap a Silver Edition 2015 Hess Toy Truck, which will be randomly awarded in place of the 2015 Hess Toy Truck.