Tag Archives: Hot Wheels

Giveaway: Win a $100 Mega Bloks Hot Wheels Prize Package!

Giveaway: Win a $100 Mega Bloks Hot Wheels Prize Package!

GeekMom Rachel takes a peek at the Hot Wheels Super Race Set 8-in-1 and has one (and a bunch of other goodies) to give to one of our readers. Read More


Play iPad Games in Actual 3D With Mattel’s Apptivity Toys

If you’ve been playing apps on your iPad for a while and want a more tactile experience, Mattel’s Apptivity toys might be just what you’re looking for. Each Apptivity toy is a character from a game or franchise you already know, from Angry Birds and Cut the Rope to Monster High and Hot Wheels. You then download the Apptivity app for new game functionality. Read More

And the 2011 Toy Hall of Fame Inductees Are…

Back in September I speculated on the finalists for this year’s induction into the Toy Hall of Fame, which included Geek favorites Dungeons & Dragons, Rubik’s Cube, Star Wars action figures, Transformers, and Simon. And the winners are dollhouses, Hot Wheels, and good old fashioned blankets. You know what? I can’t really argue with any… Read More

Time to Play: What Tech Can Do For Toys

Every year around this time, Time to Play Magazine starts thinking about the hot holiday toys and invites bloggers to see their recommendations. I love having this chance to get hands-on with new toys, and toys that have come a long way since Toy Fair back in February. One of the most exciting thing to… Read More

Geek-Pleasing Finalists for the Toy Hall of Fame

The Toy Hall of Fame put out the call to nominate toys for the 2011 batch of inductees, and apparently that call was answered by geeks. Just look at the amazing list of finalists. Dollhouse – Well deserved, I’d say. And while I might once have wanted Barbie’s Dreamhouse with the functional elevator, now all… Read More