Toy Fair2012 opened on a high note in 12th February at Javits Center in New York City. Apart from top notch companies showcasing their products, several innovative stuffs fused with latest technologies and eco-friendly elements were also unveiled. We have listed some of the best and attractive toys that would compel you to dive back into the realm of your childhood days.
The New 52 Superman
If you noticed carefully, this superman’s trunk has been shelved off! Retaining the same chiseled physique and blood in his eyes, the New 52 Superman is pumped up with an oomph appeal.
The Before Watchman Comedian statue, depicting J.G Jones’ artwork
The iconic American comic book artist J.G Jones’ creation, Before Watchman statue, loaded with neo age lethal weapons and holding a bottle, is one of the most beautifully sculpted action figures you would love to play with.
Disney Junior Toy Line
The latest Disney junior Toy Line is packed with an addictive and creative set of colorful games. It includes colorful play sets, figures and feature rich stuffs from Fisher Price like role play set, accessories, plush and dolls from Just Play and several interactive board games from Wonder Forge.
Warner Bros. Adds Scooby-Doo Toys
This techno rich toy set consists of Scooby-Doo electronic learning toys including laptops and other handheld devices. The ‘Scooby-Doo Magic Laptop’ comes with a QWERTY keyboard, ‘Scooby-Doo Secret Pocket Learner’ that sports an infrared based message client and ‘Scooby-Doo Mystery Learner’, a miniature laptop featuring an ABC keyboard.
Hasbro Lazer Tag 2 Blaster
This iPhone/iPod compatible gaming device jazzes up like a viewfinder resembles a HUD (Heads-up Display) with enhanced reality. Assisted with downloadable application, it would denote fire and hit explosions.
iCade 8-bitty is ‘ThinkGeek’s’ latest gaming accessory donning a true retro look. This handheld analog controller has a stark resemblance with the previous version of Nintendo NES Controller, sans the cord. The wireless configuration functions seamlessly via Bluetooth. What sounds exciting is, it’s compatible with Android powered devices.
Leading Vietnamese toy manufacturer TOSY’s Sket Robo can produce some of the most complex sketches and drawings. This robot can retain up to 200 designs and is capable of delivering pictures instantly on demand. The prototype did not feature a webcam, but TOSY says it would eventually be loaded with a camera to make it capable of drawing anything, even you!
LEGO Lord of the Rings
For a long time, ‘Lord of the Rings’ has been the most requested game for LEGO and the good news is, the merger is finally here. This fan crazy game is all set to be launched in June. LEGO’s social media platform ReBrick allows players to share their favorite models and LEGO’s official line. Based on three installments of the trilogy, it is going to make the task easier.
Hi-Tech Barbie Doll
Don’t pass it off casually as yet another conventional Barbie Doll. It’s a half Barbie, half digital camera. Yeah, you read it right. This hi tech Barbie dubbed as ‘Barbie Photo Fashion’ sports a 5 megapixel camera implanted on the doll’s chest and is capable of storing up to 100 images. For an ease of data transfer, you also get one USB port for connecting to your computer.
PlayMobile E-Rangers Headquarters for Future Planet
Powered by a solar panel, the all new Future Planet is loaded with high tech headquarters. It also includes a rotating LED spotlight and vehicle that can be easily converted into a propeller as well as a jet car racer. Wait till August for this exciting game machine.
Soda geyser powered car
Well, you would love to stop over this and take a look. Simply mix a little amount of soda along with Mentos and you get your geyser powered car all vrooming to burn the asphalt. The idea does sound bizarre, but then soda is considerably cheaper than fuel.
Force Flyer Helicopter
This toy helicopter, an offshoot of state of the art technology is controlled by a mere wave of hand! Wrap your arm with a wearable control pad and use your thumb to control its speed. And yes, the built in accelerometer operates like a remote that allows you to have a complete control over the helicopter.
Electronic Guitar Bag
This latest toy from the house of ThinkGeek ‘Electronic Guitar Bag’ will enable you to play songs even while carrying your laptop. Further, the mini application makes it easier to play your fingers on the cord board producing the most accurate chords and songs.
Orgeon Scientific MEEP
This product will surely appeal to Android obsessed folks of all ages. It’s an Android powered tablet that features a 7 inch color touch screen, 4GB memory and wi-fi connectivity. You can also watch movies and play games on it and the cloud based parental controls enable parents to monitor their kid’s activity from anywhere.
Fruit Ninja Plug ‘N’ Play
Enjoy the mobile experience of wireless plug ‘n’ play version of the game that allows you to play on TV screens as well. This larger than life game, even when played on giant screens would not require any video game console!