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Best New Toys and Games

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Oblo Puzzle Sphere Takes Thinking To The Third Dimension

The Oblo Puzzle Sphere is a three-dimensional way to teach kids about hand-eye coordination, motor skills and an appreciation for this crazy multi-dimensional world we live in.

Orbeez Color Changing Lamp Lets Kids Glow And Grow

From the makers of Orbeez, creators of the grow-able, eco-friendly pellet system comes the color-changing Orbeez Mood Light.

Social Media Game That Rewards You For Playing Social Media Games

It was bound to happen. Zynga, the number one game developer on Facebook is not happy just to release another "Ville" game, they had to find yet another way to make online gaming even more addictive than they already are - and in the process add yet more "green" to their coffers. This week, rumors logged by a number  of the techie blog sites indicated the firm will be launching RewardVille.

Glow In The Dark Hexbug Nanos Scurry Onto The Toy Scene

From toy oddities retailer Brookstone comes a new line of their popular Hexbug Nanos – and these ones glow in the dark.

 

Pac-Man Pastry From Circle K Japan Celebrates 30 Years Of Video Gaming

Hungry for some hot arcade game action? You're 30 years too late on the latter but Japan's Circle K Sunkus convenience stores have got a little something to satisfy the former.

Artz Koffer From Haba – If You’re Thinking “Geshundtiet” You’re Not Far Off

Kids love to play doctor, and European toy maker Haba has created an easier-than-ever way for little ones to make house calls: the Artz Koffer.


Safari Soaker Looks To Be The Exciting Elephant In The Room

From the MIT toy lab round-up for 2010 comes the Safari Soaker, a kid-powered vehicle/watergun combo.

LCR – The Random Dice Game With Consistent Fun

From George and Company comes the simple dice game LCR – fun, addictive, and possibly maddening.

Cute Coin Bank Plays Cat & Mouse With Your Loose Change

Got change you can believe in? Save it... in the Sutakora Coin Bank. This cute musical coin bank from Japan plays cat & mouse with your loose change while serenading savers with an adorable tune!

Finding The Fun – Hide And Seek Goes Wireless

Combining the ancient art of hide and seek with wireless technology and plush animals equals the Hide and Seek Safari Jr. – fun for kids of all ages.