Mega Bloks Outlet Store opens for the 2013 holiday season
Discover Mega Bloks Building Events & Great Holiday Deals Now!
MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2013 - MEGA Brands, the Montreal-based maker of Mega Bloks building toys, celebrates the launch of the all-new Mega Bloks Outlet Store at Centropolis Laval. From December 4th through the 29th, families can discover great deals on some of the season's hottest building toys for fans of all ages. Special offers include volume discounts & door crasher deals, as well as special pricing across all featured categories.
The one-stop-shop will offer much more, with two play areas complete with building tables, thousands of blocks, and building tutorials for kids to enjoy. Shoppers will also have the chance to take pictures with the MegaMan mascot, and several life-size Mega Bloks builds, including a Mega Bloks Hot Wheels® BoneShaker™.
MEGA BLOKS OUTLET STORE
1799, avenue Pierre-Péladeau
Laval, Québec, H7T 2Y5
Store Hours: Open Daily, from December 4th to December 29th inclusively.
PEEPS® Hops Into Homes With First Ever Holiday Season TV Advertising
"Santa Hop" Campaign Highlights the Importance of the Holiday Season for the Iconic Confectionary Brand
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 2, 2013 -- Just Born Quality Confections, the family-owned maker of PEEPS®, MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES® and GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS® Brand Candies, today announced the launch of a new PEEPS® advertising campaign, "Santa Hop." The new advertising marks the first time that PEEPS® will have television presence during the holiday season, elevating the visibility of the brand's holiday offerings and raising awareness for PEEPS® outside of their core Easter selling season.
Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United DVD Offers Exclusive Minimates!
December 2013 - Marvel's newest animated DVD is a tale of two titanic team-ups! On the one hand, you've got Iron Man and Hulk teaming up to save the Earth from science's greatest monsters, and on the other hand you've got Marvel and Diamond Select Toys teaming up to make some awesome Minimates. Starting today, everyone who buys the Blu-Ray or DVD of Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United will get a code they can redeem for a free Iron Man Minimate and an exclusive two-pack!
The Age of Ultron is Upon Us! New Marvel Minimates Box Set Arrives This Week!
December 2013 - This Wednesday, the newest set of Marvel Minimates hits comic shops and specialty stores, and it's come all the way from the Age of Ultron! Depicting the tyrannical robot ruler as he appeared on the covers of the Age of Ultron maxi-series, this set of 2-inch Mini-figures also comes packaged with A.O.U. versions of Iron Man and Nick Fury, as well as the first-ever Minimate of Neil Gaiman's supernatural comic character Angela!
Each Minimate mini-figure stands 2 inches tall with at least 14 points of articulation, and includes a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Angela comes with a sword and scabbard, Iron Man has a removable helmet and boot jets, Nick Fury has a rifle and jet pack, and Ultron sports six fully poseable arms! Find your nearest comic shop at www.comicshoplocator.com!
The Disney Store Thaws Out the Winter Soldier as their Newest Marvel Select Figure!
December 2013 - Next spring, audiences everywhere will thrill to the next movie to come out of Marvel Studios – Captain America: The Winter Soldier! The arrival on the big screen of the Winter Soldier, a fan-favorite character in Marvel comic books, has gotten many comic readers excited, and now Diamond Select has teamed up with the Disney Store to create the ultimate Winter Soldier collectible, based on his appearance in recent issues of his self-titled comic book!
POWER LORDS SLATE ZONE FIGURES ON SALE!
December 2013 - The Power Lords: Slate Zone Soldier and Slate Zone Elite figures will be up for sale to the general public at http://www.StoreHorsemen.com at 3pm on December 4th, 2013.
Up until this point these figures were only available to Power Lords Fan Club members for the first 48 hours, with any remaining stock to be made available to the general public afterward. The black and white versions of these figures sold out on Store Horsemen in about 3-1/2 minutes so if you want to get your hands on a set of these little guys, you'd better get over there and get them quickly because once they're gone, they're gone for good.
For info, and details on the Power Lords: Slate Zone Soldier, just go here: http://www.shopfourhorsemen.com/poloslzoso.html
And for info and details on the Power Lords: Slate Zone Elite, just go here: http://www.shopfourhorsemen.com/poloslzoel.html
December 5, 2013 - Listed below are the toy (and child-related) recalls from this week; these links go to the official announcements on the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site.
December 3, 2013 - Toys'R'Us has sent out an email with a link to an in-store coupon you can print to get 20% off of one regular-priced item. The coupon is good through December 5th.
Print the coupon to use in-store (the link goes to a .pdf file). If you prefer to shop online, use code HOLIDAY20 for the 20% off.
December 3, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
ARH STUDIOS - NEW STATUES
More cool new statues from ARH include: Snake and Slave Girl Diorama that is a companion piece to the 21.5" Conan: The Sacrifice Statue. Also see Minotaurus and Ares: The God of War plus a variety of previous releases:
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Toy Industry Unveils Nominees for 2014 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards
Consumers invited to vote for their favorites at ToyAwards.org - now until January 13, 2014
NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 -- The Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced today the 84 toy, game and property finalists for the prestigious 2014 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY). The annual awards program is sponsored by the toy industry itself to recognize the top toys available across 12 categories -- from e-Connected and Activity to Educational and Outdoor toys. Because the finalists have been nominated from within the industry and winners are selected by a combined vote of toy manufacturers, retailers, media and consumers, the TOTY Awards are known as the "Oscars" of the industry.