Tag: ToysRUs

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2012
20121225-011151.jpg And THIS is what it looked like at my local Toys R Us… I hope you all found what you were looking for. Merry Christmas from all of us at AFi!!

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 4, 2012
The massive Avengers vs. X-Men crossover in Marvel Comics may be over (it was a tie!), but the fallout from the conflict continues… in the form of new toys! Phoenix Killer Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch and Protector take on Phoenix Five leader Cyclops in Diamond Select’s new, fan-voted Marvel Minimates AvX box set, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 22, 2012
You’ve seen the Battle Beasts that are coming to comic shops and specialty stores — featuring characters and paint schemes inspired by the hit IDW comic book, they will be a must-own for anyone who’s read the action-packed story. But there are more Beasts on the way! In addition to the specialty assortment, there will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
The worse kept secret in licensing this weekend has been the coming announcement of Hasbro, Lucasfilm and Rovio all teaming upto release product for an Angry Birds/Star Wars mash-up.   Tomorrow should be the official renouncement inducing an event at the Toys R Us in Times Square.  Fortunately we have a reader on the inside and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
Gears of War Vehicle and Construction Sets Unleashed by Erector Just in time for the holiday season – Gears of War™ fans, video game enthusiasts, and collectors can now bring the game to life by building models of the most popular vehicles – C.O.G. Armadillo, C.O.G. Centaur and C.O.G. King Raven – as well as recreate the Locusts vs. Delta Squad Battle – with these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
WIZKIDS REVEALS HEROCLIX TABAPP™ AND MARVEL FIGURE LAUNCH DATES Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—September 17, 2012—WizKids Games today announced the release date for HeroClix TabApp™, the much anticipated addition to the HeroClix franchise. An extension of the HeroClix brand, HeroClix TabApp™ is an interactive toy, which combines physical toy miniature figures with digital gameplay designed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
On my way back from Comikaze today I stopped by my local Toys R Us.  I saw the new glow in the dark Amazing Spiderman figures from Hasbro. There is also a “Buy one, get one 50% off on all Mattel DC Universe products, including Action League, Young Justice, JLU and DCUC. Also there is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2012
Starting tomorrow, September 1, the first official presales will begin rolling out for The Hobbit toy collection from The Bridge Direct! The following online retailers will be taking orders throughout September: www.Amazon.com www.ToysRUs.com www.EntertainmentEarth.com The items that will be available to purchase include: 3.75” ACTION FIGURE BOX SET – SRP $29.99 Join Bilbo and four…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
This September, the world of Minimates will be invaded by zombies! The first series of Minimates based on the Walking Dead comic book by Robert Kirkman is scheduled to hit in September, and Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on the second series, slated for a November release. Like the first assortment, every…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2012
Visitors Can View Both Vintage Steiff Animals and Pop Culture Characters, as well as New Items Destined to Become Keepsakes; Serious Collectors Can Purchase Historic Bears   Descendants of FAO Schwarz and Steiff Founders To Meet Collectors as Official Steiff Appraiser Values Customer Keepsakes at Celebratory Event   WAYNE, NJ (July 12, 2012) –Since 1862,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
With Ten Tremendous Exclusives, Toys“R”Us® Returns to Comic-Con International in San Diego at Entertainment Earth® Booth #2343   Pretty Ponies, an Exclusive DVD Distribution, Turtle Power, a Blue Fairy, Invisible Predators, a Merry Band of Mutants and “Stupid” Heroes among Toys“R”Us Comic-Con Offerings   Channeling the spirit of its diverse product assortment, Toys“R”Us unmasked its…

 

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 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 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
April 30, 2012
Only days remain until Marvel’s The Avengers hits U.S. theaters, but U.S. toy stores are already getting in some of the most fun Avengers toys we’ll see this year! The movie-themed wave of Marvel Minimates is hitting Toys “R” Us stores now, with four two-packs featuring Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow,…

 

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 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…

 

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