TimetoPlayMag Announces 2013 Most Wanted List
TimetoPlayMag.com (that’s us!) announced its 2013 Most Wanted List this morning during the annual Holiday Showcase for the media in New York City. Presented here in alphabetical order is the Most Wanted List, which are the items that the TimetoPlayMag.com editorial team predicts will be the hottest products this holiday season. See a video review of each item here.
Barbie Digital Makeover—Mattel
Big Hugs Elmo—Hasbro
Boom Boom Balloon—Spin Master
Despicable Me 2 Minion Dave—Thinkway Toys
Disney Infinity—Disney Interactive
Disney Princess Palace Pets—Blip Toys
Doc McStuffins Get Better Check Up Center—Just Play
Flutterbye Fairy—Spin Master
Go! Go! Smart Wheels Airport Playset—VTech
Hexbug Nano V2 Black Hole—Innovation First
LEGO Star Wars Jabba’s Sail Barge—LEGO
Monster High 13 Wishes Dolls—Mattel
Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Series Centurion—Hasbro
Playskool Showcam 2-in-1 Digital Camera and Projector—Hasbro
Shimmer ’N Sparkle Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Maker—Cra-Z-Art
Skylanders SWAP Force—Activision
Sofia the First Talking Sofia and Animal Friends—Mattel
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Figures—Playmates Toys
Grand Theft Auto V Passes $1 Billion Sales Mark
Reuters is reporting that Take-Two Interactive’s video game Grand Theft Auto V, crossed the $1 billion mark in sales in three days. Read the stats here.
Zak to Close 34th Street Showroom
Zak Designs announced that it will close its showroom at 7 West 34th.
“We are currently exploring other options for possible showroom spaces,” said Irv Zakheim, president and CEO of Zak Designs. “Our goal is to find a new showroom space before the Spring Tabletop Market in April 2014.”
Zak will have its current showroom at 7 West 34th, Suite 700 open for the upcoming Fall Tabletop Market on October 15–18. Zak will also participate in the January Gift Shows in New York City, but will do so from the floor of the Jacob Javits Convention Center instead of 7 West 34th.