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We need bigger guns: Nerf Mega Thunderbow and the Nerf Demolisher 2-in-1 review

We need bigger guns: Nerf Mega Thunderbow and the Nerf Demolisher 2-in-1 review

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Nerf has released two new top of the range Nerf weapons, but which one should you go for? We've been shooting to find out.Nerf Mega ThunderbowKatniss Everdeen has a lot to answer for doesn't she? The latest Nerf weapon, you see, is a bow and dart combo... >>

Simon Swipe: Classic game gets a remake with new challenges

Simon Swipe: Classic game gets a remake with new challenges

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Hasbro has remade Simon Says for a new generation bringing with it a series of new challenges to master.Now instead of a pocketable game that featured four lights, you have to, as the name suggests, swipe as well as tap your way through remembering a... >>

Hasbro okays artists to design and sell 3D printed toy art for fans on Shapeways

Hasbro okays artists to design and sell 3D printed toy art for fans on Shapeways

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Hasbro has embraced 3D printing. It announced 3D printing marketplace Shapeways is now selling fan art inspired by Hasbro brands like My Little Pony.In an interview with The New York Times, John Frascott, chief marketing officer at Hasbro, revealed that... >>

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

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Nerf has launched a new Nerf gun that comes complete with a built-in camera so you can record just how good a shot you are.The new Nerf NStrike ProCam is a standard looking blaster rifle from the company, but look closely and you'll soon notice that it... >>

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

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Furby was the number one selling toy for Christmas 2013, and Hasbro is hoping it can repeat that feat a second year running.To do so, it is releasing a new "Crystal series" Furby and Furblings for those who either missed out first time around or need... >>

Hands-on: Furby Furblings review

Hands-on: Furby Furblings review

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Hasbro has expanded its Furby Boom range with a new line of critters, or Furblings, that acts as physical friend if you already own a Furby Boom and we've had one in the office. The adorable and cute little fur balls are supposedly the offspring of your... >>

Hasbro Furby Furblings break out of Furby Boom app: Physical hatchlings to land in UK stores this spring

Hasbro Furby Furblings break out of Furby Boom app: Physical hatchlings to land in UK stores this spring

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Hasbro has expanded its Furby Boom app and toy line today by introducing a physical collection of miniature creatures called Furby Furblings.A Furbling is simply a pint-sized Furby Boom - which is successor to the popular Furby 2012 but with different... >>

Hasbro's Toy Fair 2014 line-up includes app-friendly, home printable My Monopoly

Hasbro's Toy Fair 2014 line-up includes app-friendly, home printable My Monopoly

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Hasbro is always a little more secretive than most at the London Toy Fair, not allowing any photography of its behind-closed-doors toy demonstrations. That's not to say there isn't anything worth looking at, far from it.One of the things that caught Pocket-lint's... >>

Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

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Mr Potato Head has worn many guises over the last couple of decades including plenty that offer a more geeky appeal to the proceedings. The latest is as Homer Simpson in a new tie-up between Hasbro and Fox to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons... >>

Angry Birds Go! Telepods Pig Rock Raceway Set review
4.0 stars

Angry Birds Go! Telepods Pig Rock Raceway Set review

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"Get off that iPad" - a phrase that probably any parent who has kids will find themselves shouting more than once a day, especially over the school holidays. But it's Christmas, a time for gifting, so here's an excuse to keep them out of the digital domain:... >>

Furby Boom review
4.0 stars

Furby Boom review

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No, you haven't fallen into a time warp, the Spice Girls aren't playing on the radio, and we aren't all worrying about the Y2K bug; Furby is back, and vying to be the must have toy for Christmas 2013. Introducing Furby Boom.Is Furby really all buzzwords... >>

Hands-on: Tetris Bop It review

Hands-on: Tetris Bop It review

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The Bop it games from Hasbro have been around for ages, testing your ability to twist it, turn it, bash it, and a host of other things without getting in a tizz. Now it's back again, this time based around Tetris.Aimed at 8-year-olds and over, the Tetris-focused... >>

Angry Birds Go! Telepods now available in playsets: Race before the game is out

Angry Birds Go! Telepods now available in playsets: Race before the game is out

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Hasbro has launched a collection of Telepod toys and playsets that will be compatible with the upcoming Rovio karting game, Angry Birds Go!As with the toys released to coincide with Angry Birds Star Wars II, each new Telepod will interact with the game... >>

Hands-on: Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Centurion review

Hands-on: Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Centurion review

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The mega stands for mega darts, new bigger Nerf darts that will work only with Mega branded Nerf guns. That's exactly what the Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Centurion blaster (£34.99) takes, to let you to hit your target a whopping 23 meters away, as long... >>

Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 pictures and hands-on

Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 pictures and hands-on

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If you ever find yourself screaming, "We need bigger guns!" then Nerf has probably heard you and is trying to answer your call - in the toy world at least.The Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 forms part of the N-Strike Elite range and is a fully automatic machinegun... >>

Hasbro Nerf Mission app brings heads-up-display to gun gaming

Hasbro Nerf Mission app brings heads-up-display to gun gaming

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You might not openly admit it, but we know you love playing with Nerf guns as much as we do. But it needs something to make it more adult, right? How about a heads-up display? That's exactly what you get from the new Nerf Mission app.All you need is a... >>

Star Wars Angry Birds AT-AT battle game pictures and hands-on

Star Wars Angry Birds AT-AT battle game pictures and hands-on

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You've played the game on your phone or tablet, but what about in real life? That's what Hasbro and Rovio are hoping you'll want to do with Angry Birds Star Wars AT-AT Battle game that lets you recreate the battle of Hoth over and over again without a... >>

Zynga and Hasbro revitalises board game market with Cityville Monopoly and more

Zynga and Hasbro revitalises board game market with Cityville Monopoly and more

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Zynga has gone all old school after revealing plans to convert some of its gaming titles into physical board games in partnership with Hasbro.One of the first to get the treatment will be Cityville, which is to become Cityville Monopoly in its board game... >>

Hasbro Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier pictures and hands-on

Hasbro Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint last saw Hasbro's Multi Troop Transport Droid Carrier at the London Toy Fair in February, but that was behind closed doors and photography was strictly forbidden. Now the company has allowed us to get our mitts on it, and we have to say we're... >>

Furby (2012) pictures and hands-on

Furby (2012) pictures and hands-on

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Furby, the cute and cuddly electronic pet, is back and this time is is more responsive, more intelligent and interacts with an accompanying iPad, iPhone and iPod touch application. Owners can feed their Furby using the app, play music the robot creature... >>

Asus wins right to continue to sell Transformer Prime in US

Asus wins right to continue to sell Transformer Prime in US

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Back in December, Pocket-lint reported that toy brand Hasbro was taking Asus to court in the US over the latter's use of the name Transformer Prime. Hasbro argued that it was too close to its hugely successful Transformers franchise, of which the most... >>

Do The Avengers toy pictures reveal movie secrets?

Do The Avengers toy pictures reveal movie secrets?

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The Avengers, the movie based on Marvel Comics' most famous superhero team, hits cinemas in the UK on 27 April, and the 'net is awash with more speculation than you'd get immediately prior to an average Apple device launch. Why? Because things have been... >>

Hasbro files lawsuit against Asus over Transformer Prime name

Hasbro files lawsuit against Asus over Transformer Prime name

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Toy manufacturer Hasbro is taking Asus to court over the use of the name Transformer Prime for its latest tablet/laptop combo. It believes that the name is way too close to its own trademarked property Optimus Prime, the leader of the Transformers.The... >>

Ultimate FX Lightsaber pictures and hands-on

Ultimate FX Lightsaber pictures and hands-on

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Go on, 'fess up. Just how many times did have you picked up a pole or stick and swiped it around making Lightsaber noises? Well now you don't have to.Toy Lightsabers, even replicas, are nothing new but the Ultimate FX Lightsaber from Hasbro caught our... >>

Kre-o: Transformers Lego in disguise

Kre-o: Transformers Lego in disguise

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A spokesperson for Hamleys recently told us that Lego has had an "incredible year so far" and we can understand why, it has released sets with some killer licensed brands in 2011, including Pirates of the Caribbean and its own Ninjago, and they've really... >>

Nerf Vortex disc blasters hands-on

Nerf Vortex disc blasters hands-on

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We've always been big fans of Nerf blasters here on Pocket-lint, and never shy away from the opportunity to shoot one or another in the floppy bits with a well-aimed projectile. However, it's been literally hit or miss over the years, as to guarantee... >>

Hasbro banks on Monopoly for Christmas number one

Hasbro banks on Monopoly for Christmas number one

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Toy manufacturer Hasbro has crafted three new versions of Monopoly for 2011, and while they stick to the same basic rules, each has a unique selling point that will appease different kinds of people.First up is a new Electronic Banking version of the... >>

Pocket-lint learns to draw Transformers

Pocket-lint learns to draw Transformers

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It's difficult to imagine more of a dream job than Lee Bradley's; a Hasbro certified artist who makes his living drawing Transformers.Bradley is a self-taught illustrator who has worked with some of the biggest and best names in the comic book business.... >>

Transformers 3D glasses helmet for kids lets you watch 3D in disguise

Transformers 3D glasses helmet for kids lets you watch 3D in disguise

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3D glasses aren’t that hip or cool, especially if you're 9-years-old. But, all that is about to change with the launch of the Hasbro Transformers 3D glasses/helmets later in the year.Hasbro has announced that it's partnered with Real-D, the company... >>

Bop-It! XT hands-on

Bop-It! XT hands-on

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Bop-It is back and this time with a new feature for the new year, says Hasbro at this year’s Toy Fair in London, and Pocket-lint were on hand to have a go.In, is a new “shake” feature, out is the need to “shout” at the device, and the gadget... >>

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

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There’s nothing like a great white shark munching its way toward you to speed up your game play, and that’s the hope of Hasbro with a new board game called Shark Attack.So what do you have to do? Well roll some dice and then get a move on moving your... >>

Game of Life revamped for new adventure

Game of Life revamped for new adventure

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Game of Life, the classic board game you no doubt played as a child, is to get a make over for 2011 Hasbro has confirmed to Pocket-lint.The new version of the board game will now be called Game of Life: Adventures Edition and focus on multiple career... >>

Simon Flash hands-on

Simon Flash hands-on

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The classic game of “Simon”, where you have to remember a series of colours in sequence, is making a comeback thanks to a new twist on the game by Hasbro, and Pocket-lint was at the Toy Fair in London to have a quick go.Based on the same technology... >>