Lalaloopsy Baking Oven

Lalaloopsy Baking Oven Review

What is the Lalaloopsy Baking Oven? One part Lalaloopsy dolls, one part Easy Bake Oven, the Lalaloopsy Baking Oven is a real, working, electric oven styled up to match your children’s Lalaloopsy dolls. The oven comes with a metal pan, a ...

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Entrepreneur-Barbie

Entrepreneur Barbie Review

Throughout her prolific career, Barbie has been many things. Astronaut, doctor, soldier, NASCAR driver, stylist, and many, many more. But now, in celebration of her 150th doll, Barbie is not just working for a living, she’s following her ...

3 days ago
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Skylanders Trap Team

Skylanders Trap Team Review (Xbox One)

Skylanders was the first game of its kind, mixing real toys with a fun video game. But four years later, the biggest threat to the Skylands is not just the villainous Kaos, it’s competition from Disney Infinity and Nintendo’s Amiibos. ...

1 week ago
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Cooking Mana 5

Cooking Mama 5 Review

What is Cooking Mama 5? Cooking Mama 5 from Majesco is, not surprisingly, about cooking. Or more appropriately, preparing and mixing ingredients for cooking. The casual, touch-based gameplay uses the 3DS’s stylus to touch, drag, and twirl ...

1 week ago
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Star Wars in 100 Scenes

Star Wars in 100 Scenes Review

Few movie franchises have produced as many memorable, iconic scenes as Star Wars. From the first moment the Star Destroyer passes overhead to Vader’s revelation to Luke in the bowels of Cloud City (plus stuff from the inferior prequels), Star ...

2 weeks ago
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Hyrule Warriors Review

It’s always fun when game developers and publishers can find a way to come together and blend two very different game franchises into a crossover game. This is what Nintendo and Koei Tecmo have done with Hyrule Warriors, exclusively for the Wii U. ...

2 weeks ago
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Win a Monster High Freaky Fusion Prize Pack!

If your kids love Monster High, you probably already know there’s a new DVD movie out now called Monster High Freaky Fusion. How would you like the be the awesomest Canadian parent ever by winning a Monster High Freaky Fusion Prize Pack? In ...

2 weeks ago
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Lalaloopsy Girls Review

The Lalaloopsy dolls have grown up, much like their fans, and as they enter school at the Lalaloopsy Academy for Learning Arts, they are starring in a new line of Lalaloopsy Girls dolls. These new dolls are a good half step between the dolls for ...

2 weeks ago
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Disney Infinity 2.0

Disney Infinity 2.0 Review

One of the big themes in video games this fall is going to be toy/game crossovers. With Skylanders Trap Team, the launch of Nintendo’s Amiibos and Disney Infinity 2.0 on store shelves, it’s shaping up to be a fun, but expensive holiday ...

2 weeks ago
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Super Smash Bros. 3DS

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Review

When we first heard that the next Super Smash Bros. game would come to both the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS, I had some concerns about the handheld version. Smash Bros. has always been a console experience, best enjoyed with friends (or your kids) on ...

3 weeks ago
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Forza Horizon 2

Forza Horizon 2 Review

What is Forza Horizon 2? Forza is Microsoft’s high end racing simulator, filled with realistic cars, realistic raving venues, and realistic racing mechanics. While the main series focuses on real world racing experiences on tracks like ...

4 weeks ago
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Littlest Pet Shop Style Set

Littlest Pet Shop Style Set Review

With the recent Littlest Pet Shop TV show, the toy line has started to grow up a bit. That maturity is really starting to show in the toy aisle, with the release of new playsets, including the Littlest Pet Shop Style Set. What is the Littlest Pet ...

4 weeks ago
Toy Review
LEGO Star Wars The Dark Side

LEGO Star Wars The Dark Side Review

The good guys may always win in the end, but in the Star Wars universe, there’s no debating that the bad guys are cooler. Cooler looks, cooler ships, cooler force powers. Now, you can celebrate the dark side of the force with Dorling ...

4 weeks ago
Book Review
Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright the book

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Review

When Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney was announced for the 3DS, I thought we’d see something along the lines of Law & Order (actually, that would have been pretty sweet). Professor Layton could investigate some mystery ...

1 month ago
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Star Wars Command Star Destroyer

Star Wars Command Star Destroyer Set Review

Star Wars Command is Hasbro’s newest approach to an all ages Star Wars tabletop game. Feeling like a more mature version of the adorable Star Wars Fighter Pods game from a couple of years ago, Star Wars Command features a similarly simple game ...

1 month ago
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Tranquil Starfish

Tranquil Starfish Review

For kids and parents alike, bedtimes can be a miserable experience. Some nights, I’m willing to try pretty much anything to get the kids to go to bed, and my kids seem to be willing to try pretty much everything to avoid going to bed. Can the ...

1 month ago
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LEGO Star Wars Rebels Ghost

LEGO Star Wars Rebels Ghost & Phantom Review

A new Star Wars adventure means a whole new line of toys, and for LEGO Star Wars Rebels, that kicks off with a pair of spaceships. I’ve already previewed the first episode, and the Visual Guide from Dorling Kindersley, but now it’s ...

1 month ago
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Full list of Disney Infinity 2.0 Power Discs

With only days to go before its release, Disney has shared with us a full list of Disney Infinity 2.0 Power Discs. And there are a lot of them! Available again in blind bagged two packs, these discs will offer a ton of different ways to customize ...

1 month ago
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The Problem with the “New 3DS”

Nintendo recently announced the New 3DS for Japan, and it will eventually be making its way to North America in 2015. With two extra buttons, a second analog nub,  an NFC reader for the new amiibo accessories, faster processor, and more, it ...

1 month ago
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Star Wars Rebels Visual Guide

Star Wars Rebels The Visual Guide Review

Based on a brief survey of my son and myself, I can safely say that Star Wars Rebels is the most eagerly anticipated new show of the fall. The show doesn’t air on the Disney channels until early October, but if you want to get prepped for the ...

1 month ago
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