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Toy News 2008

The latest news and information about new toys on the market. Press releases and announcements from your favorite toy companies and manufacturers.

    2009 Toy News

  • 12/30/08 - EMTEC Launches Kooky USB Drives, Based on Popular Kooky Klickers™ Brand
  • 12/18/08 - HABA USA’s response to HealthyToys.org’s Toy Lists
  • 12/11/08 - Bring Hollywood Home This Holiday Season With Movie/TV Collectibles & Action Figures From EntertainmentEarth.com
  • 12/11/08 - Online Giving Campaign Lets Club Penguin Players Donate Virtual Coins to Real Charities
  • 12/05/08 - Website Challenges Users To Think Outside The Box About What To Put Inside The Gift Box

  • 12/03/08 - JAKKS Pacific Receives Record Seven Toy of the Year Nominations for Its 2008 Portfolio
  • 12/02/08 - The Hershey Company Offers Holiday Gift Ideas in 2008
  • 12/02/08 - The GameFly Second Annual Holiday Gift List Features “Must Have” Games for 2009
  • 12/02/08 - D3Publisher Gets the Party Started with Family Party: 30 Great Games Available Now for Wii™
  • 12/01/08 - iParenting Media Awards Announce Greatest Products for Holiday 2008
  • 11/28/08 - Amazon.com Announces Editors’ Picks for Holiday Gifts
  • 11/27/08 - Manners, Safety and Diversity the topics of the 4bambini Educational Games
  • 11/26/08 - Barnes & Noble.com Cyber Monday Promotions
  • 11/26/08 - Looking for Holiday Gift Ideas...GameStop Offers Its Top Picks
  • 11/25/08 - Affordable Award-Winning Games Top Gift Guides for Families with Kids
  • 11/25/08 - Disney Video Games Get Families Playing Together with Trusted Brands and Quality Products That Are Gentle on the Wallet
  • 11/25/08 - Skate 2 Hits Stores January
  • 11/25/08 - The Best Kid-Friendly Video Games of 2008
  • 11/25/08 - Disney Interactive Studios Releases Ultimate Band
  • 11/25/08 - New Nintendo DS Bundles Put a Colorful Spin on ‘Black Friday’
  • 11/25/08 - Club Penguin™ Expands Onto Nintendo DS™ in Time for the Holidays
  • 11/25/08 - As the Holidays Approach and Desserts Crowd the Table, Get Kids up and Moving with Time to Play's Top Toys to Keep Kids Active
  • 11/25/08 - America’s Most-Loved Toys and Games Deliver High Play Value This Holiday Season
  • 11/21/08 - EA Casual Games Destination Pogo.com Teams up with PlayFirst to Serve up Diner Dash Family Style to Consumers
  • 11/21/08 - Disney Interactive Studios’ Ultimate Band to Feature the Plain White T’s
  • 11/20/08 - Former Banker Makes Millions Inventing Baby Dolls Water Babies keep Dan Lauer’s family afloat
  • 11/20/08 - Bolt Product Assortment Inspired By The Highly Anticipated Film Featuring The Voices Of John Travolta And Miley Cyrus
  • 11/20/08 - Fanatec® Revs up for Introduction of Porsche® 911 Carrera Racing Wheel for PS3 and PC
  • 11/20/08 - 7-Eleven® Gets in the Game
  • 11/20/08 - Road Mice™ Has You Singing Vroom Vroom Vroom Instead of Deck the Halls This Holiday Season
  • 11/19/08 - Shred Concrete This Holiday With Skate It!
  • 11/19/08 - Barnes & Noble.com Announces Top Toys, Games & Puzzles Picks
  • 11/19/08 - Take-A-Long Taggies Travel Toy Wins Babyzone's 2008 Top Toys For Babies' Amazing Toy Award
  • 11/18/08 - Keep the Budget in Check with Family Game Night
  • 11/18/08 - Enchanting and Magical Disney Fairies & Tinker Bell™ Pretend Play Products Now Available at Retail
  • 11/18/08 - Disney Interactive Studios Embarks on a “Fully Awesome” Adventure with Disney’s Bolt
  • 11/18/08 - Disney Store Black Friday Specials Begin at Midnight at More Than 100 Stores Nationwide
  • 11/17/08 - Flex Your Mental Muscle With Namco’s Brain Exercise
  • 11/14/08 - ESPN Unveils Must-Have Gifts for the Holidays
  • 11/13/08 - Rock Band® Special Edition Bundle Now Available For Playstation®2 And Wii Starting at $99
  • 11/13/08 - "Jishaku" Game Literally Jumps At the Judges Of The Parents' Choice Foundation
  • 11/13/08 - 7-Eleven® Adds Plush Lab Puppies to its Menagerie Benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®
  • 11/13/08 - EA Shakes, Rolls, and Connects With the Launch of Hasbro Family Game Night
  • 11/12/08 - Toys for Tots Literacy Program Turns Dollars into Books
  • 11/12/08 - Shop CPSC Toy Safety Tips Before Shopping for Holiday Gifts
  • 11/12/08 - Brighter Minds Media and 2D BOY Release World of Goo
  • 11/12/08 - Nintendo Creates a Place Where Everyone Feels at Home
  • 11/11/08 - Jishaku Magnetizes iParenting Media Awards 2008 Greatest Product Judges
  • 11/11/08 - Repeat or You're Obsolete™, the Kid-Created, Fast Paced Game of Memory Madness, Launches In Time For The Holidays
  • 11/11/08 - Her Interactive Announces All-New Nancy Drew® Dossier Series
  • 11/11/08 - Let's Hear It for the Toys: eBay Survey Reveals Holiday Favorites
  • 11/10/08 - The Wave's® Stealth Board a Fun Ride and Great Holiday Gift
  • 11/10/08 - XS Games Announces Official Launch Date For Popstar Guitar
  • 11/10/08 - Disney Holiday Gift Deals Stretch Shopping Dollars
  • 11/10/08 - 'Virtual Baby' Games for Nintendo DS™ become the 21st century doll
  • 11/06/08 - Barnes & Noble.com Launches Annual "Holiday Gift Guide"
  • 11/06/08 - Oompa Toys Exclusive U.S. Carrier of Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Winner: Cheekeyes™ Wood Toys
  • 11/05/08 - Amazon.com Unveils the 2008 Holiday Toy List Powered by Amazon Windowshop
  • 10/31/08 - Dr. Toy and Creative Child Magazine Recognize Quick Count® Football
  • 10/31/08 - Color of Courage - new Crayola color!
  • 10/31/08 - Rock Star Dreams Do Come True! The Hannah Montana DVD Game
  • 10/31/08 - Got What It Takes to be a Wildcat? High School Musical DVD Game
  • 10/30/08 - Nation’s Only Public Toy and Game Fair Returns to Chicago Nov 22-23
  • 10/30/08 - Bandai America Launches “Power Rangers Days” and “Feel the Fury” Sweepstakes
  • 10/30/08 - The Beatles Inspire New Music Video Game
  • 10/30/08 - XS Games Cranks Up The Volume, Blaring New Tracks For Popstar Guitar
  • 10/29/08 - Indulge Your Plastic Bubble Popping Tendency With Mugen Pop Pop
  • 10/29/08 - Glu Launches "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" on Mobile Phones
  • 10/28/08 - 2K Play and Nickelodeon Announce the Ultimate Preschool Play Date: Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go! and Wonder Pets!
  • 10/28/08 - Become the Hero with D3Publisher's BEN 10 ALIEN FORCE The Game
  • 10/28/08 - New Wireless Optical Car Mouse Makes it Fun to Log Unlimited Web Miles
  • 10/28/08 - Disney Interactive Studios Releases Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell for Nintendo DS™
  • 10/24/08 - Popular Virtual World Marks Third Anniversary with New Toys and Unique Party
  • 10/23/08 - Little Magical Fairies-to-Be Come Alive To Create The Most Beautiful Tiny World This Holiday Season
  • 10/23/08 - WowWee FlyTech™ Brings Disney’s Tinker Bell to Life
  • 10/22/08 - MagNext IS Bigger – Stronger – Faster - BEST
  • 10/22/08 - Disney Releases "Most Wanted" Holiday Gift List
  • 10/22/08 - MTV Games and Harmonix Announce 20 Free DLC Tracks Available to Rock Band® 2 Owners
  • 10/21/08 - Little Partners "Chalks Up" Another Fantastic Idea for Toddlers
  • 10/20/08 - Special Delivery! New Water Babies are Here.
  • 10/20/08 - Spy Trackdown Combines Technology, Strategy and Role Play
  • 10/20/08 - Introducing the Spy Video ATV-360. Wild Planet’s new RC vehicle
  • 10/20/08 - Creative Construction: Powerflex Lab brings your custom creatures to life
  • 10/20/08 - Hyper Jump: Good for the Body, Good for the Mind.
  • 10/21/08 - Disney Interactive Studios to Release New "High School Musical 3" and "Disney Sing It" Video Games
  • 10/21/08 - TV, Toys, Videogames, Books and Online Media Showcase Enduring Appeal of the STAR WARS Saga
  • 10/20/08 - Animal Scramble: a New Game for Growing Bodies
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