Sega’s Sonic Gets a Reboot With Sonic Boom

Sega is hard at work on a reboot of Sonic the Hedgehog, called Sonic Boom. Boom will include a new videogame that ties into a CGI animated TV series, and a line of toys from Tomy. Boom details are still...

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The Up and Coming Toys of Toy Fair 2014

This week I’m in NYC attending Toy Fair, the country’s biggest toy and game showcase for media and toy industry types. I couldn’t be more excited to feature some of this year’s “up and comers” of the fair on the Today...

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LEGO Simpsons Sets Are Here

LEGO has unveiled its Simpsons LEGO sets. The sets will be available in LEGO stores and via the LEGO Shop at Home catalog and website on February 1. The Simpsons family home in LEGO form will have an MSRP of...

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Year in Review: The Top Toys of 2013

2013 was a busy year for TimetoPlayMag.com. We reviewed thousands of toys and received over 193 MILLION views on our YouTube channel. Which 2013 toys had the most views? Here they are, the top toys of the year in...

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Mars Curiosity Rover to Become LEGO Set

LEGO recently announced the winner of their Fall 2012 Cussoo Project and that winner is the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover! The LEGO Cussoo Project gives everyday people the chance to see their ideas turned into a LEGO set. Here...

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K’NEX Family Guy Toys Coming Next Year

K'NEX recently announced a new partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to create a line of Family Guy toys and building sets. Here is a blurb from the official release: "The partnership combines the award-winning K’NEX building system with the...

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Iron Man 3 Toy Reviews

Did you and your kids see Iron Man 3? If you did, the kids might be "please can we" pleading for movie toys.  If you haven't seen the movie maybe you want a good, family-focused review. So why not...

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May The 4th Be With You!

I was invited to write a Star Wars Day, guest post on Arena Blake's blog, TheNerd'sWife.com. Arena Blake (pictured right) is the wife of a nerd and mom of a toddler who loves his Star Wars blankie a little...

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Kids Just Wanna Have Fun!

What was your favorite toy as a child? If your children were asked to choose their favorite toy, what would be on the list? Photographer Gabriele Galimberti posed this very question to children around the world. He took a photo...

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Skylanders Happy Meals Heading to McDonald’s

Super-sizing your McDonald's order will take on a whole new meaning with the arrival of Skylanders Giants in Happy Meals. Starting this Friday (April 12, 2013) and running through May 2, 2013, McDonald's will be teaming up with Activision to...

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