Click to launch the gallery.
Blizzards aside, February is a magical time in NYC. For the four-day duration of the American International Toy Fair, the West Side of midtown Manhattan becomes a land of toys. So for you, dear readers, we search out the best of this jubilant crop.
Last year was the year of the iPhone toy. This year, the so-called “appcessories” (puke) were everywhere, just everywhere. Which is pretty much why we decided — with one remarkable robotic exception — to ignore them.
Toymakers need to stretch their creative muscles and really think outside the box. And that is where the fun can begin.
Hasbro Jenga TETRIS Edition
ThinkGeek Princip Interactive LED Futuro Cube
Zometool Design Series
Tailor Toys PowerUp 3.0
Wow! Stuff Combat Creatures Attacknids
TT Tech Cloudrobot
SpinMaster Air Hogs AtmoSphere
Innovation First Hexbug Nano V2
SpinMaster Spy Gear Panosphere 360 Spy Cam