American International Toy Fair

Tie-Not

Sure, the toy industry has awards.  We covered the 2012 Toy of The Year (TOTY) Awards last month, but really with categories like "Best Toy of The Year", those are a real yawner.  No, after taking in all the new toys at Toy Fair 2012 we decided there was a need for some more creative click to continue...

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Koosh solar recon blaster

It's not easy being a kid.   Homework to do, rooms to be cleaned, constantly needing to teach your parents how to operate the DVR.   Kids need a way to let off a little steam, and what better way than firing off some projectiles at your siblings? Last year we did our article on the Top click to continue...

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Toy fair 2012 Yoda

The pen is mightier than the sword.  Pens are used to write words.  Swords are used primarily to chop off people's heads.  By inference, words are evil things that kill people.  So words be damned, we can tell the tale of Toy Fair 2012 by using magical moving images AKA video. Maybe you couldn't make click to continue...

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toy2012-10

Nothing like getting the International Toy Fair 2012 started with a big gala award ceremony! On Saturday night, 2/11/12, the 2012 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award Ceremony was held and the best toys from 2011 were celebrated. Before we announce the winners, let's go over what toys qualify - All 2012 TOTY nominated products click to continue...

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Toys 2012

We hope the kids really enjoyed all the toys they got for Christmas 2011.  The toys had a good run, a good 6 weeks of being the latest and greatest, must have or my world will collapse, top toys.  Well, start bagging up those relics and preparing to donate them to charity.  I am sure click to continue...

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Toy Fair 2012

Do judges wear hats?  No, I guess they don't.  Well, put on your robe then, we got some toy judging to do.  Confused? Strange,  can't see why you would be.  Oh, you weren't privy to the conversation going on in my head before I started writing this article?  Then I should probably start from the click to continue...

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aw6

UPDATE: We have released our Top Toys for the 2011 Holiday Season Gift Guide! Please click here to see the List of Top Toys for the 2011 Holiday Season! Nothing like getting the International Toy Fair 2011 started with a big gala award ceremony!  On Saturday night, 2/12/11, the 2011 Toy of the Year (TOTY) click to continue...

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Toys

As we prepare to cover the International Toy Fair 2011 in NYC, February 13th-16th we figured now was a good time to go over our review policy for our new readers.   I have no doubt we will see some very impressive toy demos at Toy Fair 11, but it is impossible to provide a detailed click to continue...

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