Battle of the tops!

By Jim Silver I was always a game player from the time I was a young child. The first game I remember playing was the card game Mille Bornes. While I played and owned a zillion games, I had some...

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Father’s Day Love Courtesy of Punch-Out!!

by Jeff McKinney Father's Day is this Sunday (June 21) and Nintendo has the perfect card for dads that like to game. Check out this Nintendo Punch-Out!! card. I love this card! I'm not sure if you can find it in...

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My Favorite Toy?

By Matt Nuccio I've been inventing and designing toys professionally for close to 15 years now. When I look back on everything that I've worked on it's really hard to choose which one is my favorite. Over the years we've...

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Las Vegas Licensing Show: Transformers, GI Joe, Toy Story 3 and more…

By Jim Silver I just go back from the licensing show in Las Vegas. I always enjoy visiting the show as it gives me a preview of what's coming down the road in terms of toys and entertainment. Transformers opens...

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“Toy Hunting”

By Jim Silver (Follow Jim on Twitter) There’s a new radio control toy hitting the shelves, and this one will have people talking. It’s called Duck Hunter, and it’s exactly how it sounds. I first got a chance to play...

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Spring is Here!

By Jim Silver (Follow Jim on Twitter) Spring is finally here! When the warm weather arrives, I know by the young kids playing on the block I live. It feels like the Daytona 500 with all of the Power Wheels...

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Spring

By Jim Silver  Now that the warm weather is starting to roll in for many of us, it’s time to look at the some of the cool new toys for the spring and summer. We’ve all seen 3D at the...

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Dora – GASP – Grows Up

Ah, yes, if we didn't need something else to get our knickers in a twist over, now there has been "controversy" over the fact that Dora the Explorer is growing up. She's a "Tween" girl - a middle schooler. The...

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Happy Birthday Barbie!

She’s blonde, she's beautiful, she’s got style, she’s an American icon, she doesn’t look a day over 25, but she’s 50 this month. It’s time to wish Barbie, the best selling toy of all time in the toy business...

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Top Preschool Games for 2009

While walking the aisles of this years Toy Fair, I came across hundreds of spectacular games for all ages. Here are some of my favorite new games for preschoolers that are coming out later this year! CANDY LAND: SWEET CELEBRATION...

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