Tagged With toy fair 2017

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One of the biggest problems facing today's Lego builders is there are only so many surfaces that can accept bricks. Team Nimuno proposes flexible solution to this dilemma -- rolls of colourful, cut-table, Lego compatible tape.

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Lightseekers isn't another toys-to-life game. It's got gorgeous articulated figures that talk, vibrate and evolve, powered by a mini-computer. They play in a Diablo-esque mobile adventure and are augmented by a massive standalone trading card game. It's very impressive, but are people going to buy it?

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Invented by German Inventor Hans Beck in 1974, Playmobil has been a toy store mainstay for decades, yet it's never reached the height of popularity enjoyed by the likes of LEGO. That could change this year, as Playmobil gets into the licensing game with Ghostbusters and How To Train Your Dragon.

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One of the highlights of last year's Batman V. Superman, Gal Godot's Amazonian warrior has her own movie in June, Justice League in November and a whole slew of toys, statues and collectibles shown at the 2017 New York Toy Fair to fill the space between.

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Earlier this month a Transformer near and dear to my heart faced off against Ultra Magnus, Star Saber and Deathsaurus in a fan vote for who would be the next 'bot to wield the Matrix of Leadership. Move over, Optimus Prime. It's Optimus Primal's time.

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On the second day of Toy Fair 2017 my schedule gave to me a whole lot more time to shoot lovely pictures, plus appointments with Hasbro, McFarlane Toys and Playmobile. This one has everything from Breath of the Wild Link to tiny Dark Souls board game pieces.

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The first day of the 2017 New York Toy Fair has come and gone, and while my Saturday was packed with appointments, I did manage to snap some lovely shots of some amazing new toys from Overwatch, Kingdom Hearts, The Witcher and more.

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More accurately the Pokemon Mega Construx are coming, as Nintendo's pocket monsters become the latest licence to join Mattel's recently re-branded line of construction toy sets. Anything is better than Ionix.