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Lego Dimensions Expansion Packs Based on The Lego Batman Movie and Knight Rider Set for February Release

LegoDimensionsBatmanExpansionsWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed details around its three highly collectible Batman-themed expansion packs for Lego Dimensions that will be available on Feb. 10. The Lego Batman Movie Story Pack, Excalibur Batman Fun Pack, and Knight Rider Fun Pack will allow players to customize their playing experience to mix and match their favorite characters and universes with full compatibility. [Read more...]

Welspun Secures Patent for New Line of Augmented Reality Home Décor

TiltLogoWelspun has secured the “Interactive Textile Article and Augmented Reality System” patent, which protect Welspun’s new product line Tilt. The patent covers a system that has textile material with a design motif and an augmented reality software application. The software application is designed to allow a user to scan the design motif on the textile material, and enter an augmented reality portal that is thematically related to the design motif. [Read more...]

Auldey Toys Partners to Create Regal Academy Fashion Dolls

Auldey Toys of North America will be the master toy licensee for Regal Academy, an animated television series created by Rainbow and currently airing on Nickelodeon.

Designed for kids ages 5 and older, the full line of fashion dolls will launch next year and will include TV and marketing support. The Regal Academy toy line will be unveiled at next week’s Fall Toy Preview in Dallas.

Mattel Launches Bloxels

Photographer Jeremy Lloyd / Stylist Sheryl FetrickFirst revealed at The Toy Insider’s Holiday of Play event, the Bloxels Box Set will be available at major retailers nationwide on Oct. 1. From a partnership between Mattel and Pixel Press, Bloxels is a hands-on building system that lets kids create their own video games directly onto the physical Bloxels Gameboard, and then activate it on the Bloxels Builder App on a mobile device to play out the game.

Made for ages 8 and up, kids will be able to build layouts of video games, use the blocks on the gameboard to build characters, use the app to capture a picture of the Gameboard and to customize it, and to challenge friends to beat a level that they built.

The updated Bloxels Box Set will feature design challenges specific to the Gameboard to truly integrate the physical and digital play.

Playmobil, DreamWorks Partner for How to Train Your Dragon Building Sets

PlaymobilHTTYDPlaymobil and DreamWorks Animation signed a licensing agreement for How to Train Your Dragon with a collection of original Playmobil sets die to release next fall. The deal marks the first time Playmobil’s product line will include licensed play sets inspired by an entertainment property. [Read more...]

XYZPrinting Launches 3-D Printer

407812XYZPrinting‘s da Vinci Mini 3D Printer is now available online at xyzpring.com.

The da Vinci Mini is a lightweight high quality, eco friendly printer that allows customers to print anywhere using Wi- Fi. Customers can use the 3-D printer to replace pieces of items around their home or create and invent new toys.

MasterPieces to Launch Spot It! Sports Editions

MasterpiecesSpotITSportsMasterPieces Puzzle Co. will combine its new license for the game Spot It! with professional and collegiate sports organizations. MasterPieces received the license for Spot It! from Asmodee North America, and then teamed up with The National Football League, National Hockey League, and NCAA to franchise the card game. MasterPieces is also currently distributing the Spot It! Major League Baseball version for Asmodee. [Read more...]

Pillow Pets, Discovery Consumer Products Partner for Animal Planet Products

AnimalPlanetLogoCJ Products and Discovery Consumer Products entered into a licensing partnership for a series of Animal Planet Pillow Pets folding plush and Dream Lites. Pillow Pets Animal Planet Cubs will be available next year.

Disguise Adds New Lego Costumes This Halloween

DisguiseLegoDisguise Inc., the costume division of Jakks Pacific Inc., will launch a line of costumes and accessories based on Lego Ninjago and Lego Nexo Knight minifigures. The costumes will be available at retailers nationwide in September.

The Ninjago costumes will feature Kai, Lloyd, Jay, and Nya. The Nexo Knights costumes will feature Clay, Aaron, and Lance. The tunics resemble the LEGO minifigure style, while the Prestige costumes include minifigure pants. Each Ninjago costume has a long-sleeved tunic with print on the front and back and a metallic print emblem, while the Nexo Knights costumes include a long-sleeved tunic with padded shoulder armor detail and print on the front and back. [Read more...]

CogniToys Dino Now Available at Toys “R” Us

pTRU1-24133126enh-z6Elemental Path’s CogniToys Dino is now available at Toys “R” Us stores nationwide. The Wi-Fi enabled IBM Watson-powered smart dinosaur combines technology with traditional play, which lets kids engage in intelligent conversations with it.

Using Elemental Path’s “Friendgine” technology, the CogniToys Dino has the ability to explore a variety of topics and themes during playtime, including math, geography, spelling, and more. The dinosaur can also participate in a variety of activities, such as storytelling, questions and answers, games, and more, and will engage with kids. Using these features, CogniToys Dino will grow over time with kids.