Want to know what toys you need to grab now before they sell out this holiday season? We offered a sneak peek of the hottest new toys for the holidays at the Toy Insider’s annual Sweet Suite event in New York last week. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for a peek at some of the best gifts for the season, check out our Spring and Summer gift guide.
- Nintendo Switch, the new home video game system from Nintendo, provides single and multiplayer thrills at home or on the go.
- For the first time ever, the mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system, with unprecedented new play styles brought to life by the two new Joy-Con controllers.
- At home the system rests in the Nintendo Switch dock, which lets users play with family and friends on a TV in the comfort of their living room.
- By simply lifting Nintendo Switch from the dock at any time, the system instantly transitions to handheld mode.
- The portability of Nintendo Switch is enhanced by its 6.2-inch screen, which displays bright, high-definition gameplay at the park, on an airplane, in a car, or at a friend’s home.
- Ages: 9+
- MSRP: $299.99
- Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart
MYSTERY FLYING SNITCH FROM THE WOW! STUFF WIZARDING WORLD RANGE (WOW! STUFF)
- A spell-binding new Golden Snitch toy set to capture the imagination of budding Quidditch players this summer.
- Incorporating a patented illusion of flight, the Mystery Flying Snitch has realistic flapping wings and appears to respond to your hands, avoiding capture.
- Fans can connect with their inner Chaser or Seeker.
- Uses eight patented flying activators and is suspended by a high tensile Aramid fibre thread. The thread is approximately twice as strong as steel of the same thickness but almost totally invisible from six feet.
- Ideal for cosplay and each kit comes with a free Quidditch poster for inspiration.
- Age: 3+