After 100 years Hasbro continues to surprise and delight with the best interactive play and entertainment experiences imaginable. As the festive season draws closer Hasbro once again introduces a wide range of toys and games.
From the new app-enabled Twister Air to motorised Nerf blasters, creative Play-Doh playsets to Peppa Pig fun, three-mode Transformers figures and classic games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
- Kicking off with a fun twist to the classic game that has the whole family in knots, introducing new Twister Air. Take moves from the mat to the screen with the Twister Air game. In this app-enabled Twister game, the party moves onto a player’s smart device. This fun party game includes eight colourful Twister Air bands and a device stand that works for any smartphone or tablet. To get started, download the free Twister Air app (data rates and in-app purchase may apply), and set your own smart device in the included stand. Then players put the bands on their wrists and ankles, and they’re ready for action! As the music starts, players move their body to match their bands to the coloured spots on screen. Reach, swipe, clap, and strike crazy poses. The more spots hit, the higher the score. Earn the most points to win or play solo and try to beat a past record. Don’t forget to save your savvy moves to your smartphone and re-live the fun or share to friends across your social media platforms. Make memories with the Twister Air augmented reality app game, ideal for creating hilarious family game night moments or kids playdates and makes for an exciting holiday gift for families and kids ages 8+. (Smart device not included)
· Nerf dart blasters are one of the best indoor and outdoor toys for kids interested in high-energy, active play. Double the action with the latest Nerf Elite 2.0 Double Punch motorised blaster. The Double Punch dart blaster features two rapid alternating barrels that move back and forth as you blast darts. The Nerf automatic blaster also includes two clips, each with 10-dart capacity, so you can unleash 20 darts in a row. This blaster includes an awesome 50 Nerf Elite 2.0 foam darts, giving you more than enough darts to reload both clips twice, with darts to spare. Power into fast motorised blasting with this Nerf blaster as the barrels pump back and forth in lots of foam-flinging fun. With its exciting features and cool styling, the Double Punch blaster is a great gift for kids age 8+. Eyewear recommended (not included). Requires 4x 1.5-volt AA alkaline batteries (not included).
· Imaginative play for the younger audience (age 3+) just got even better with the Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Busy Chef’s Restaurant Kitchen Playset. The two-sided restaurant kitchen playset allows kids to make believe they are running their own restaurant as they create, customise, and share amazing Play-Doh food creations with pretend customers! Kids can easily attach the stampers to make pretend pizza, burgers, pasta, or chicken and press the lever to stamp two play foods at a time. Then, watch the griddle slide over to the prep station as they release the lever. Create make-believe burger toppings, fantastical fries, crazy cookies, and more pretend foods using the half-moulds. Plate creations and pass them through the window to let friends know it’s order up. The mini menu board and other toy kitchen accessories add to the creative play fun.
· Preschoolers will love imagining fun-filled adventures with Peppa and her friends with a variety of Peppa Pig figures, vehicles, and playsets. Some favourites include Peppa’s Clubhouse Playset, Peppa & Friends Figures Packs and Peppa Pig Peppa’s Family Red Car Toy. Imagine fun-filled road trips with Peppa’s Family Red Car. Based on the car from the animated show, this kids toy car has seats for up to four figures and comes with poseable Mummy Pig and Peppa figures. Press the steering wheel to hear music, honks, and oinks. With rolling wheels and a trunk that opens and closes, Peppa Pig fans ages 3+ can pretend to join Peppa on her everyday adventures.
· Transformers fans are in for a treat with the release of the Rise of the Beasts Beast-Mode Bumblebee Action Figure. Bumblebee, the brave Autobot scout, soars overhead in his newly scanned eagle mode. This Triple Changer Beast-Mode Bumblebee toy features three conversion modes: robot, vehicle, and beast. Squeeze the Beast-Mode Bumblebee Transformers figure’s legs to reveal cool beast details. Activate the electronic toy’s light and sound effects at the push of a button. This electronic toy is based on the Transformers Bumblebee character from the new Transformers movie, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts! The battle on Earth is no longer between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts introduces mysterious factions, the Maximals and the Terrorcons, in an epic 90s globetrotting adventure.
· For the classic board game lovers there’s more excitement to be had. Who killed Boddy Black? Solve the mystery in this suspenseful Clue board game, which has been beautifully reimagined with a dazzling cast of characters, luxurious setting, and fresh storyline. When six guests arrive at Boden Black’s mansion, none are certain what to expect. But when their host turns up dead after revealing a sinister blackmail scheme, the pressure is on. Race against the other players to crack the case by gathering clues and narrowing down choices. Each player tracks their clues in a detective notepad and eliminates information to sleuth out who killed Mr. Black. Roll a magnifying glass icon? Draw a Clue card to add to the intrigue. A player might open a new secret passage or get to name a weapon they want revealed. Be the first to make the correct accusation and win the game. A fun family game for amateur sleuths, murder mystery fans and kids ages 8+. *Available at Checkers stores nationwide.
A staple family game night favourite and perfect for festive holiday fun time spent together. The Monopoly Board Game is the ideal way to buy, sell, dream, and scheme the way to riches. Select a favourite Monopoly token, place it on Go, and roll the dice to own it all! Featuring classic Monopoly gameplay, this favourite family board game is all about buying, selling, and trading properties to win.
Find all your Hasbro favourites at leading retailers (subject to availability) including Toys R Us, Toy Kingdom, ToyZone, Checkers, Takealot.com, Makro, Game and Importatoy.