Live from the Javits Center in New York City, it’s the Toy Insider at the North American International Toy Fair! In today’s segment, Toy Insider’s Associate Editor Maddie Michalik and Assistant Editor Kristen Nelson talk about some new toys perfect for movie and comic book geeks.
MARVEL AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR HERO VISION IRON MAN AR EXPERIENCE (HASBRO)
- Battle like Iron Man with the Hero Vision Iron Man AR Experience! This movie-inspired mask features a new experience from Hasbro that combines iconic role play with Augmented Reality (AR) technology.
- Download the HERO VISION app, place a compatible device inside the AR goggles, place AR markers around the play area, put on the AR mask, and then get ready to see digital images from the Super Hero’s world in front of kids’ eyes.
- Includes AR mask, AR goggles, gauntlet, three AR markers, and one Infinity Stone.
- Age: 8+
- MSRP: $49.99
- Available: Spring 2018 at most major retailers and HasbroToyShop.com, App will be available in the App Store and Google Play for select devices.
NANO METALFIGS WAVE 3- DC COMICS (JADA TOYS)
- Bring the action home with your favorite heroes and villains in Nano size with Nano MetalFigs by Jada Toys!
- Featuring authentic character likeness, these die-cast figures are sure to be a standout in any collection!
- Collect them all to assemble your own hero team because the weight of the world is in your hands!
- 100% die-cast.
- Approximately 1.65 inches tall.
- Authentic character likeness.
- Age: 3+
- MSRP: $0.99 for single / $4.99 for 5-packs
- Available: Now (January 2018)
- Capture even the trickiest of ghosts with Ghostbuster Egon Spengler, Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, and Winston Zeddemore, as they encounters all types of paranormal activity. When synced with the free PLAYMOBIL app (download required), the ghost trap projects a spooky ghost into the clear hologram cone for real ghost-catching action.
- Choose from four different ghosts to capture! Set includes Ghostbuster Winston Zeddemore, removable slime blower pack and wand, PKE meter, stickable silicone slime splashes, and other accessories.
- Age: 6+
- Available: January 2018
STRANGER THINGS (MCFARLANE TOYS)
- Each LEGO BrickHeadz construction character comes with its own buildable collector’s baseplate featuring the BrickHeadz icon.
- Have fun growing your LEGO BrickHeadz collection with other super heroes from the blockbuster Justice League movie, and many more from your favorite films, TV series, games and comics.
- New characters for 2018 including The Flash, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, Rey, Kylo Ren, Valentine’s Day Bee, and Easter Bunny.
- Mash up your LEGO BrickHeadz construction characters to create supercool hybrids or your own amazing characters.
- Age: 10+
- MSRP: $9.99
- Available: Now, LEGO
HARRY POTTER WIZARD TRAINING WANDS (JAKKS PACIFIC)
- For the first time, kids can train like a wizard with the Wizard Training Wands There are 11 spells for kids to learn and master using the included spell training guide.
- The wand recognizes movement to know when kids have cast their spells. The wand provides sound feedback that the spells have been cast correctly.
- Each wand includes five modes of play: two modes of standalone play and three modes to play with a friend. The light-up button allows them to select which mode to play.
- The assortment includes Harry Potter’s Wand, Dumbledore’s Wand (i.e. The Elder Wand), and Voldemort’s Wand. Hermione’s Wand is an exclusive at Walmart.
- Age: 8+
- MSRP: $24.99
- Available: Fall 2018
SPRING SLAM (SWIMWAYS)
- This exciting, action-packed disc game can be played just about anywhere! With collapsible goals, this travel-friendly game is a great choice for family vacations and trips to the park.
- Spring Slam requires four players, two on each team. Each team works together to score exactly 21 points to win the game. While one player throws the disc, the other assists the disc into the goal by deflecting it with their hands.
- Each type of assist equals a different point value. A disc thrown directly into the slot with no deflections and no touches to the goal is an automatic win!
- Includes two R2-D2 pop-up goals, four ground stakes, one 141-gram disc with Star Wars graphics, carry/storage bag and game instructions.
- MSRP: $29.99
- Availability: Amazon