Tag: construction toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2018
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading international toy and consumer products company ZURU and international retail leader Walmart, launched a new toy brick brand, MAX BUILD MORE™, a premium quality, value-priced toy brick line. Available exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide, MAX BUILD MORE blocks are compatible with all major toy brick brands and offers unbeatable value for budget with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2018
Rubik’s Fans Encouraged to Build Their Creativity  with New Toy Range From Award-Winning Toymaker Fountain City, WI (January 30, 2018) – 3D Play, Pixels and Puzzles will have a new twist in 2018 as Strictly Briks® reimagines the Rubik’s Cube in the universe of brick construction. The original Rubik’s Cube has been a Toy Fair…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2018
Three all-new construction sets revealed for the first time at Nuremberg Toy Fair   Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom debuts in theaters worldwide June 2018   NUREMBERG, GERMANY. – January 30, 2018 – Universal Brand Development (Universal) and the LEGO Group announced today the launch of their largest Jurassic World partnership to date, offering an expanded…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2018
Today the Lego group officially announces the next winner for their Lego Ideas construction set that is sure to become a classic: 21313 Ship in a Bottle Build and display a classic LEGO® Ideas Ship in a Bottle, featuring a highly detailed ship with the captain’s quarters, cannons, masts, crow’s nest, flag and printed sail…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 12, 2017
  MEGA™  has been taking the store shelves, as well as collector’s shelves, by storm with their licensed construction sets geared toward kids aged 8+ and collectors, recently rebranded as Mega Construx™.  While some consider the brand’s early offerings to be just another brand of construction toys, the MEGA™ team has been pushing the envelope…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2017
Happy National Coast Guard Day!  The LEGO Group has announced an entire new lineup of Coast Guard inspired sets to help celebrate the 227th birthday of the beloved military branch (started by “Founding Father” and now Broadway favorite Alexander Hamilton). The five new sets, which made their debut on August 1st, include fun maritime items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2017
21310 – Old Fishing Store   Available September 1, 2017 Ages 12+, 2,049 $149.99 Prepare for the ultimate fishing trip!   Find all the gear you need for a fantastic fishing trip at the Old Fishing Store! Walk up the steps from the beach into the shop selling fishing rods, hooks, harpoons, diving equipment, oxygen…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2016
LEGO® NINJAGO™, LEGO® Systems wildly popular franchise with a television show and movie coming out in 2017, is coming out with an entire new series of sets for 2016! These sets are going to be seen for the first time on Saturday at Toy Fair, but our friends at Lego gave us a peek at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2015
Get ready to bust some ghosts at the Firehouse Headquarters!   Recreate iconic Ghostbusters™ scenes with the 2-story Firehouse Headquarters, featuring laboratory, living quarters, containment unit and much more. Capture the ghosts with the proton packs and restore order, or solve other supernatural cases! Includes 9 minifigures: Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 23, 2015
Click HERE for McFarlane’s NYCC schedule including a live in-booth building contest, giveaways, contests, free autograph sessions and more.If you can’t make it to this year’s NYCC, follow live-updates, contests and more on McFarlane.com!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2015
McFarlane Toys and HBO Global Licensing® Announce Agreement To Create a New Construction Line Based on the Critically-Acclaimed Series Game of Thrones®   Tempe, Ariz. – July 2,  2015  – McFarlane Toys, in partnership with HBO Global Licensing, announced today a new licensing agreement to bring the global television phenomenon Game of Thrones to the construction toy aisles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2015
On the heels of the successful response to the first Simpsons construction set and licensed LEGO® Minifigures inspired by the iconic television series, THE SIMPSONS, the LEGO Group is excited to extend its LEGO brick version of Springfield with this exclusive building set to celebrate the iconic Kwik-E-Mart featured regularly in the show.   Set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
Select Walmart stores are carrying exclusive AMC’s The Walking Dead building sets. The Prison Tower set comes with an exclusive Rick Grimes figure which is accompanied with multiple weapons. To find out if your local Walmart will be carrying the new construction sets, click here for the full list of participating Walmart stores. You can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
Todd is sending out the Toy Fair sneak peeks over on his Facebook page.   Today’s was the first look at one of the 2nd wave of The Walking Dead construction sets:   FIRST LOOK at The Walking Dead BOILER ROOM!!!! This build has NEVER been seen before and we’re going to have an advanced…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2014
#MINIONMONTAGE CHALLENGE’ RAMPS UP TO LAUNCH MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – MEGA® Brands Inc., a member of the Mattel family of companies (NASDAQ: MAT), has announced today a multi-year global licensing partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) to develop a new kids construction line based on the phenomenally successful Despicable Me franchise from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
MEGA Brands to Add Its Leading Construction and Arts & Crafts Portfolio to the Mattel Family of Companies and Best-Selling Brands Transaction Highlights MEGA Brands shareholders will receive C$17.75 per share in cash (“Purchase Price”) The transaction represents a total enterprise value of approximately US$460 million, including the net debt of MEGA Brands to be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
Today Lego made a lot of Minecraft fans very happy.  They announced not only will their Minecraft line that was origianly launched as part of CUUSOO will be continuing, but now it will be in the minifigure scale AND fans can help design the line!   We’re excited to announce that we are launching a…

 

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