Posts in category "toys and games"

For the chic geek: Barbie the computer engineer

Mattel conducted an online poll asking folks what type of career they would like to see Barbie take on next and the results are in — meet Barbie the computer engineer. This lovely lady comes complete with smartphone, a Bluetooth headset, lap top (in pink, naturally), a t-shirt decorated with binary code, and the cutest... Read more »

Check out Virtual Lite-Brite

You remember Lite-Brite from your own childhood, don’t you? I know that I spent hours and hours playing with mine. Hasbro now offers an online version of Lite Bright that your kiddos might be interested in. Take a look. Is this a good way to pass time on a cold, winter afternoon? Or a lame... Read more »

Zhu Zhu Pets insanity on Cyber Monday

Apparently, Cyber Monday is all about the Zhu Zhu Pets. The Zhu Zhu what, you say? A Zhu Zhu Pet is an electronic hamster. Yep, that funny looking thing right there. According to the website, a Zhu Zhu Pet is an interactive pet with over 40 sounds (and of course plenty of accesories to go... Read more »
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Get your game on at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair

Imagine a convention dedicated to nothing but toys and games. Sounds like kid heaven, doesn’t it? On November 21st and 22nd, bring your toy-lovin’ brood down to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair at Navy Pier (also known as ChiTAG). Attendees can review and play with the hottest new toys and games on the market,... Read more »