Tag: Toys R Us

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
Toys“R”Us Times Square Becomes “Spidey Central” With Authentic Movie Props, Appearances By “Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man” and More   Everyone’s collective spider-sense is tingling with anticipation as the newest film dedicated to the ‘ol Web-Head is set to swing into theaters on Tuesday, July 3. With anticipation reaching radioactive levels, many kids want to don…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
This year, Diamond Select Toys is all about letting the fans choose. With the Marvel Minimates Series 50 Fan Poll in its final week at Marvel.com, yet another poll has launched over at Toysrus.com! This fall, the Website — as well as Toys “R” Us stores nationwide — will carry a Minimates box set based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2012
AFi’s “Ask Matty” Mattel Q&A Answers for June 15th, 2012 (And a new product video!) Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Minimate maniacs across the nation are calling in with reports that the Toys “R” Us-exclusive Marvel Minimates Series 13 has shown up on store shelves! Featuring Spider-Sense Spider-Man with First Appearance Punisher, Daredevil with Kingpin, Mirage with Magma and Boom-Boom with Rictor, this series includes must-have figures for both Spidey and X-Men fans! All of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
Our pal “martymcfly160″ sent us some more breaking news out of the Toys R Us in Times Square NYC.  Marvel came in over night and put in a new display featuring some props from the upcoming ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ movie.  Included in the display of authentic movie props are Peter Parker’s backpack, skateboard, web-shooters and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Diamond Select Toys’ Amazing Spider-Man Minimates are scheduled to arrive in comic book shops and online toy stores on Wednesday, and the Toys “R” Us assortment has started to trickle out across the country. With product in hand and the movie still a month away, DST has taken the opportunity to re-create some of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2012
Just a reminder that today, Sunday May 27th is the street date for both Mattel’s ‘Dark Knight Rises line (as well as their Batman Power Attack line) and Hasbro’s The Amazing Spider-Man lines. Not all retailers have paid attention to the street date. Many TRU stores started putting product out earlier this week, while some…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man movie is still a month off, but Spidey fans will be able to get their hands on great Spidey merchandise as early as next week! That’s when Marvel Minimates Series 46 hits comic shops and online retailers, with the movie versions of Spider-Man, Peter Parker and the Lizard, plus exclusive figures of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
You’ve seen the movie, now buy the Minimates! For those of you looking to assemble your own team of Earth’s greatest superheroes, Diamond Select’s Minimates mini-figures have everything you need to initiate your own Avengers! Available at Toys “R” Us as well as comic book shops and specialty stores, 2-inch Minimates are available in six…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks it’s been hard to miss the massive displays for “the Avengers” products in the big box retailers.  But I thought it might be fun for our international readers to see some of these displays too.   I really like the light up feature…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2012
The next series of Halo Minimates is hitting comic shops tomorrow and Toys “R” Us stores any day now, so we thought we’d show you the packaging for this amazing assortment. The two-packs will only be at TRU, the four-pack is only at comic shops and specialty stores — both have Master Chief and Cortana,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2012
We close out our week of reveals with one from the gang at Diamond Select who this year are celebrating 10 years of Minimates magic.  The hits keep on coming with the recently announced “The Walking Dead” minimates based on the original  Image/Skybound comic book. SCOOP WEEK DAY 7 We’ve already shown you the comic-shop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
AFi SCOOP WEEK DAY 3 I know some fans get bent out of shape about figure variants, repaints and glow-in-the-dark figures, but they are very much a part of action figure history and they aren’t going anywhere. And when they are done correctly they can be an awesome addition to your collection.   NECA has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2012
There are a lot of traditions that happen every Halloween, but Diamond Select Toys has created a new one — 7-inch Universal Monsters action figures! DST has put out two series of Universal Monsters 7-inch figures in the past two years, and this year will see that tradition continue with five new figures due out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2012
On-screen, the stars of the instant-classic action film The Expendables are all larger-than-life, but in the real world, many of them are no bigger than you or me. Jason Statham? Five-foot-nine. Sylvester Stallone? Five-foot-nine-and-a-half. Jet Li? Five-foot-six-and-a-quarter. So translating all of them into 2-inch Minimates minifigures was a piece of cake! This summer, DST will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2012
Over night a team from Marvel went into the ‘Toys R Us’ in Times Square and set up this incredible display.  AFi reader Martin AKA Martymar160 was kind enough to snap these great pictures and send them to us.   The TRU in Time Square is know for it’s incredible toy displays and this one is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2012
And by entered, I mean they are in stores, and by ‘ring’ I really mean Toys R Us… So really what I’m trying to say is that NECAs awesome new ‘Rocky‘ figures are now hitting TRU store shelves.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2012
Straight off a sold-out East Coast “Welcome to Paradise” concert tour and an announcement that he’ll be touring with Big Time Rush this summer, Cody Simpson is making the shelves of Toys“R”Us his latest stage. As the 15-year-old Internet sensation turned superstar climbs the charts and steals kids’ hearts, his fans will shriek with excitement…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2012
Commemorative Exhibit Features Dozens of Timeless Playthings – From a 1905 Richard Steiff Teddy Bear To a 1976 Hello Kitty Plush Toy – Providing Visitors with a Look Back in Time at The Legendary Toy Store   WAYNE, NJ (February 22, 2012) – Since 1862, one brand has embodied whimsical, high-quality, innovative toys. Now celebrating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2012
WAYNE, NJ (February 10, 2012) – The cast of Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure is expanding at Toys“R”Us locations nationwide and online at Toysrus.com with the release of three brand new items introduced exclusively. This spring, gamers visiting The World’s Greatest Toy Store® will discover a Legendary version of fan-favorite Trigger Happy, the new Dragon’s Peak adventure…

 

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