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Playmobil City Life and Family Fun Character Packs

Playmobil seems to be better than most companies when releasing products that are useable by more than one person. As the world of toys has gone over the past half decade, toys are becoming – and are launching – as more singular experiences as opposed to something that can be shared. With Playmobil, all the sets seem to be shareable with a friend, and if they aren’t, Playmobil has an inexpensive alternative! Our friends at Playmobil sent over two smaller…

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New LEGO Bowser Set Coming October 1st

LEGO Super Mario has been insanely popular, and while I thought only the specialized sets would sell well – the ? Mark Cube and the LEGO NES – it seems that all the LEGO Mario sets are selling really well. So it comes as no surprise that the two companies are once again launching a brand new LEGO Super Mario set for fans to buy and build, this time centred around everyone’s favourite nemesis, the one and only Bowser! Launching…

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Playmobil Announces New Eco-Friendly Line

We have been reviewing a number of Playmobil sets on the site over the past year or so, and the company is ready to announce their next big series. This time around, the new playsets – under th theme Wiltopia – are being made with 80% sustainable materials! This move towards a more eco friendly production plan is such a fantastic, industry leading practice that I hope more companies adopt. And there is no better way to launch this new…

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Love Letter a Ruthless Card Deduction Game

Every once in a while a game hits the board game industry that is so popular, it not only sells out everywhere, but it also gets spinoff releases based on various popular intellectual properties. And that game over the past half decade or so has been Love Letter. While standard Love Letter is a lot of fun, you can now get Batman Love Letter, The Hobbit Love Letter, Marvel Love Letter, and so many more. While each version might give…

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Box Monster is Mysterious Fun for Kids

Finding games that I actually want to play with my kids can be pretty hard as most games geared towards younger ages are pretty boring, lackluster, or I’ve played them way to much. Every once in a while a new game will come around that offers a lot of promise, and generally delivers a fun experience for all involved. While Box Monster didn’t quite hit that high for me, it is still an excellent game my kids have enjoyed over…

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Will the Baryonyx Escape? LEGO Jurassic World Review

Our coverage of LEGO Jurassic World continues with another fantastic set from the fine folks at The LEGO Group International. The last set we looked at was an impressive, shareable set that includes three minifigures and a large Carnotaurus. This one is equally as impressive, and even includes the first official floatable boat in the series! Let’s take a look at the Baryonyx Dinosaur Boat Escape!

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LEGO Jurassic World Carnotaurus Chase Review

With the release of the final Jurassic World film, dinosaurs have been given yet another boost. Toys are being released, board games are coming out, and there is lots to be excited about if you are a lover of the giant beasts. Our friends at the LEGO Group International were kind enough to send over a few sets for us to review, and first up is the Carnotaurus Chase. Let's take a look!

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Celebrate the Conclusion of Jurassic Park with LEGO!

With the sixth and final Jurassic Park film now out in theatres, the LEGO Group International has a ton of LEGO sets ready to put you in the mood. Whether you are a kid, or a kid at heart, these sets from LEGO are sure to bring a smile to anyone's face. With a wide variety of options and prices, there really is something for everyone. Let's take a look at a few of the sets currently being offered!

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The Bat Fairy Ruins Playmobil Review

Fantasy and Playmobil might not seem like the greatest combination, but…oh who are we kidding! It’s a fantastic combination, and when we had the opportunity to build one of the larger sets from the Ayuma series we were really excited! Let’s dive into the Bat Fairy Runes!

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Citadels Board Game Review

Board game remakes and reprints are on the rise, and Citadels is one of those titles that has received a glossy coat of paint, included all previous expansions, and has been relaunched for public consumption. As someone who owned the original in that tiny box, it's nice to have a complete set of the game to enjoy, and I think it's a worthwhile upgrade to make.

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