Tag: Toys R Us

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2012
Action Figures, Role Play Accessories, Vehicles, Construction Sets and More Toys Than Can Fit Into a Smuggler’s Cargo Hold Land at Toys“R”Us Stores and Toysrus.com on January 30 in Anticipation of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3D Star Wars fans, action figure collectors and construction enthusiasts are feeling a ripple in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
Since its Inception, the ‘Great Trade-In’ Event Has Successfully Removed Approximately 600,000 Products from Homes, Garages and Attics WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us, Inc. today issued a new call to action for customers to rid their homes of potentially unsafe old and second-hand baby products and exchange them for savings on a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2012
TRU_Logo_New2.jpg Joined by Superstar Shaquille O’Neal’s Holiday Alter-Ego, Shaq-A-Claus, Company Helped Spread Holiday Cheer to Kids in Need with More Than 400,000 Toys Collected in “R”Us® Stores Nationwide Wayne, NJ (January 11, 2012) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that its eighth annual fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation was its most successful…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
Another wave of Marvel Minimates, another array of classic characters, perennial favorites and ultra-modern noobs! Wave 41 will be anchored by First Appearance Iron Man and Mega-Rage Hulk, one of the beefiest Hulks we’ve ever made, as well as Unmasked Spider-Man and Green Goblin with his glider — re-create the classic cover to Amazing Spider-Man…

 

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