Tag: R/C


by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2016
lionelbatmantrain2 Calling all Batman fans!  As New York Comic Con approaches, we wanted to share some information with you about an all-new Batman train set from Lionel Trains. Lionel’s DC Comics™ Batman™ Phantom LionChief™ Train Set offers a unique way for fans to showcase their superhero affection. Fans can forget the Batmobile and stay five steps…


by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2015
ScreenHunter_160 Dec. 05 03.54 Hasbro’s Director of Product Design Steve Evans and Design Manager Bill Rawley take fans on a behind the scene look at the creation of Hasbro’s Target Exclusive remote controlled BB-8 droid from the upcoming Star Wars the Force Awakens feature film.


by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2015
bb8_appicon I think ANYONE that was watching the Star Wars The Force Awakens Global Toy Unboxing event on YouTube the past 18 hours saw a clear winner for the MUST HAVE Episode VII product – Sphero’s remote controlled BB-8 Astromech! Meet BB-8™ – the spherical, loyal Astromech Droid™ of Resistance pilot Poe Dameron. The app-enabled BB-8…


by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
World of Nintendo. Mario Kart 8 Infinity Loop Motorized Deluxe Track Set New for fall 2014, JAKKS is offering 2.5”, 4” and 6” limited articulation Nintendo figures. 2.5” figures include characters such as Link, Mario, Luigi and Donkey Kong, among others. 4” figures include Mario, Link, Yoshi and Wario and 6” figures will be available in Donkey Kong and Bowser. (2.5” figures SRP $3.99, 4” figures SRP…


by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2013
RidemakerzLogo.jpg With the new Iron Man 3 movie release just a couple weeks away on May 3rd, Ridemakerz has just unveiled the newest vehicle in their garage – the official 1:18 scale Iron Man RIDE!  Kids will be able to build their own authentic, scale-sized Iron Man replica RIDE to race around the house and reenact…


by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Micro Lightning™, Micro Hornet™, Emergency Strike™, Military Thunder™ and Missile Strike™ remote controlled gyro helicopters boasting simple operation, realistic performance & are heaps of fun   Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – (April 13, 2011) – Today, Swann proudly introduces its first ever range of RC helicopters. With eight choppers known as: Micro Lightning™, Micro Hornet™,…


by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2007
Julius' Holiday Gift Guide!  Johnny Lighting's V-BOT If you love RC cars, transforming robots, or just really cool stuff, then you have to check out our video review of Johnny Lighting’s V-Bot.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQb1BdoW3GE[/youtube]   I brought the V-bot into the office, and everyone that saw it, loved it.  I already know of two that will be under the Christmas trees of co-workers….


by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: Battery Packs for Toy Vehicles Units: About 245,000 Manufacturer: JAKKS Pacific Inc., of Malibu, Calif. Hazard:…


by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2006
chubelect5.jpg FORMAL DEBUT TO OCCUR AT 2007 INTERNATIONAL CES: JAN. 8 TO 11, LAS VEGAS CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Following explosive growth during the past year and exceptional 2006 holiday sales among major retail chains, Jada Toys and its popular Chub City brand is poised to expand into the consumer electronics market.  Chub City will…