Toys & Games reviewed and tested
You could show this little car to some people and they might rightly assume it’s a matchbox car from the 50’s as it has that attention to detail and built to last quality that harks back to the toys of Christmas past, however, show it to anyone with a games console and they will recognise it as Fusion Flea, the vehicle from the Fallout series. This 1:18 scale die cast replica was the go-to vehicle for the folks in the Fallout universe, this scaled down version of the sweet little three-wheeler is manufactured by the Chryslus motoring company who gift it to
These cute little games units are a must-have for arcade fans, collectors and retro hunters. They have all the playability and addictiveness of the originals and are the ultimate desk addition.
Let’s face it - owning an original, full-sized classic arcade unit is way beyond most of us. So, Micro Player have produced these mini games consoles to fulfil the fantasy, and Gadgethead were sent three units to try. If you’re an arcade fan, you’ll sure to remember all of these:
For all of you who said they would never be able to successfully combine a horse with a bicycle, be prepared to feel very silly indeed. For the rest of you who think normal thoughts with your brain, let me introduce you to the PonyCycle. Children and their slow growing limbs have to wait until the ripe old age of seven before most instructors will throw them into the saddle, so this might make a suitable substitute until then, after all it looks incredibly realistic - well no that’s a lie - but it is super cute and fuzzy.
It looks like L.O.L Surprise is set to be another big hit this Christmas. The Eye Spy Series offers 15 surprises to collect, you will discover these surprise clues and find codes with the L.O.L Surprise Eye Spy Series spy glass and there are also water surprises to discover when you feed or bathe the L.O.L Surprise doll.
For reasons unbeknown to me, kids friggin’ love these things! This mystical unicorn will poop out slime, just like real unicorns, the poop can then be customised and transformed multiple times. There are also 10 magical surprises including a collectible bottle and poop character keychain, mystery scent dropper, unicorn spoon, collector's sheet and unicorn food (slime powder). Colours and styles may vary, there are 18 to collect in total, so what a great way to celebrate Christmas by watching a Unicorn poop slime everywhere and ruin your carpet.
The Sphero Mini is the baby of the Sphero family: This cute little dude squeezes a lot of fun into a tiny package. It comes in a choice of five starter colours: Blue, Pink, White, Orange and Green and comes with three Mini Traffic Cones and six Mini Bowling Pins. Apple have also recently launched three exclusive colours, Red, Purple and Grey.
Last year in the UK we had unprecedented amounts for snow that divided the nation with two types of reactions, those complaining constantly to anyone that will listen about how bad the weather is and those not listening because they are too busy digging through their shed for something that will work as a make shift sledge. This year you can be fully prepared with the Groover Sledge, made from a soft foam the Groover is super light so you will have no trouble running it back up the hill again and again.