Tag: TRU

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 18, 2015
Skylanders A week ago, I was in NYC, with my wife Sandy, to attend that night’s taping of The Daily Show with John Stewart.  On our way back to our hotel, I was taken back by a bunch of costumed people outside Toys R Us in Times Square.  Then I saw it, through the window, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2015
Comic Vector Logo In Celebration of Highly Anticipated Con, Company Introduces “Collector Vector,” a New Destination Dedicated to Products for the Mature Collector Community, in All Stores Nationwide and Online at Toysrus.com   Wayne, NJ – June 25, 2015 – Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us today revealed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2015
Mark your calendars for September 4th! While it has been expected by fans and rumored by leaks, until today there had not been an official statement about there being an “Midnight Madness” sale for Star Wars: The Force Awakens products until today with the announcement from the Official Star Wars Blog.   There was a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
ScreenHunter_577 Apr. 28 07.16 The Star Wars Saga Begins in the U.S. with an In-Store Event, VIP Sweepstakes and Hundreds of Products for Fans and Collectors of All Ages   WAYNE, NJ (April 28, 2015) – Toys“R”Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are set to bring customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2015
SpongeBobTRU5-Pack Following the successful launch of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collection, Diamond Select Toys announced today the expansion of its Nickelodeon partnership with the release of a brand-new SpongeBob SquarePants Minimates line.  The collection will include SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Grandpa Redbeard, Perch Perkins and Plankton designed as 2-inch-tall mini-figures with multiple points…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
amiibo_Smash_Greninja_AFi2 If there’s one thing I know it’s that amiibo exclusives are RED HOT, sell out immediately and are highly sought out by collectors and fans of Nintendo!  Today Toys R Us is announcing their amiibo exclusive Greninja AND offering fans a chance to pre-order this exclusive along with 5 other new figures!  And if that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
You probably noticed that there was a bit of a gap between episodes, but if you are at all internet savvy you will have found both Jason… and I talking about pop culture stuff on a couple of other podcasts.  Hopefully that helped you get some of your GSi “fix” in between episodes. There’s been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2014
Schleich Joker Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us has revealed its full lineup of exclusive items available at the highly anticipated Comic-Con International in San Diego taking place Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27. Conventioneers will find must-have merchandise based on fan-favorite series, including My…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2014
TRUComicon14-header Toys ‘R” Us has just announced their San Diego Comic Con – Con First exclusives.   This roster of toys and actions figures will be exclusive first to the EntertainmentEarth.com booth as SDCC 2014 before they are available in stores and on line. Winged Fairy Maleficent Relive the fierce and exciting battle scene from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2014
Wolverine We were first told about the Jubilee Marvel Legends build-a- figure  a year ago at Comic Con, but with the reveal of a VERY different line up of figures.  What we were told would 2013 “Wave 3″ was scheduled to have come after the Rocket Raccoon wave, and was to feature Thor, Radioactive Man/Tigershark, Moonstone/Songbird,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2014
Submit your photos for your chance to win unique NECA prizes!   Announcing two brand new photo contests! Enter now for your chance to win rare & unique prizes chosen by Randy Falk, the Head of Product Development. Continue on for the rules and details of each contest! CONTEST #1 Shop Local and Win Big!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2014
TRUMLXmen1 Toys R Us has listed their latest Marvel exclusive – the Hasbro Marvel Legends Original X-Men boxed set.   The set includes the original versions of Cyclops, Marvel’s Angel, Marvel Girl, Iceman and Beast in one boxed set.  The set is up for order right now on ToysRUs.com for $119.99. – UPDATE – This morning TRU…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2013
If you’ve never been to the Toy’R’Us in Times Square in Manhattan you owe yourself a trip to the Big Apple.  It’s a site to behold, with an indoor ferris wheel, a T-Rex and always has some amazing displays of some of our favorite movie toys (like this one and this one).  A new display…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
Special variants celebrate covers of Marvel Comics’ Captain America and The Mighty Thor, God of Thunder SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 10/4/2012 – Round 2 and Captain Action Enterprises are pleased to announce the release of two more Marvel costume sets as part of the ongoing Captain Action toy line.  The Classic Cover Series offers variant…

 

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
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
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 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 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…

 

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