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Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

By 11 October 2012

Mattel’s latest Barbie doll not only has a hidden camera, it will also display any snaps taken with it on her LCD display-sporting T-shirt. Barbie Photo Fashion Doll is fitted with a 0.3-megapixel camera embedded in the back of Barbie’s necklace.... >>

Angry Birds Magic: Mattel lets the Pigs turn on the Angry Birds with new Apptivity accessory

Angry Birds Magic: Mattel lets the Pigs turn on the Angry Birds with new Apptivity accessory

By 10 September 2012

The ability to play as the pigs in Angry Birds has been there all along, it turns out. All you need is the new Mattel King Pig accessory and you can unlock four ways to play within the original Angry Birds HD app. Launched by the toy company as part of... >>

Apptivity Hot Wheels pictures and hands-on

Apptivity Hot Wheels pictures and hands-on

By 6 July 2012

Toy-maker Mattel is set to launch a new iPad accessory that lets you interact with its Hot Wheels Apptivity app with a real Hot Wheels car and, as you might expect, we've already had a play ahead of the UK launch. The idea is that you buy one of four... >>

Angry Birds On Thin Ice pictures and hands-on

Angry Birds On Thin Ice pictures and hands-on

By 13 April 2012

Angry Birds On Thin Ice is a new board game of the popular mobile game that you've no doubt have installed on your phone. Not being able to resist an afternoon skipping work, we quickly got to play, erhem, we mean work testing it to see whether you should... >>

Barbie Designable Hair extensions and doll pictures hands-on

Barbie Designable Hair extensions and doll pictures hands-on

By 30 September 2011

Do you groan at the thought of your daughter playing with Barbie and her millions of add-ons and accessories come Christmas? What if we said we could give you a reason to be excited about the plastic hot-chick yourself? Up steps Barbie Designable Hair... >>

Sing-a-ma-jigs hands-on

Sing-a-ma-jigs hands-on

By 18 January 2011

Mattel, aside from launching Angry Birds the board game, and Hot Wheels video cameras, is about to bring Sing-a-ma-jigs, launched in the US last year to the UK to infect small children up and down the land with their musical love. To those who have no... >>

Hot Wheels Video Racer lets you make driver seat action videos

Hot Wheels Video Racer lets you make driver seat action videos

By 9 January 2011

Hot wheels video racer is probably the toy car that you would have wanted when you were a kid. Not content with the matchbox size cars being just cars anymore, Mattel has announced that this Christmas your kids will be after a matchbox car with a built-in... >>

Mindflex Duel: Mindflex goes two player

Mindflex Duel: Mindflex goes two player

By 9 January 2011

Mattel has launched a follow up to the Jedi mind trick game they launched in 2010 at this year's CES in Las Vegas. Called Mindflex Dual, rather than see you using your brain to control a ball around a circular obstacle course like you did Mattel Mind... >>

Mattel Mind Flex hands-on

Mattel Mind Flex hands-on

By 26 November 2010

First launched at CES in January, Mind Flex from Mattel is probably one of the crazier toys you will see under the Christmas tree this year. No it’s not about testing your knowledge, or seeing how well you can remember things, but about how well you... >>

Facebook draws for Pictionary's 25th anniversary

Facebook draws for Pictionary's 25th anniversary

By 12 October 2010

Mattel has announced a new Pictionary Facebook app for UK users, in order to celebrate the doodling-game's 25th anniversary. According to Mattel the app "provides fans of the well-loved game, featuring crazy sketches and quick guesses, with an exciting... >>