Toy News

Welcome to the Toys section on Our toy coverage includes news about new and upcoming toys. We also report on the hottest toys during the holidays. We cover a wide variety of toys including Lego, Barbie, video games, construction toys, movie tie-ins and many more. You can also get our toy news on Twitter, @toys.

Lego Birds Set Coming in January (December 13, 2014): A Lego bird set designed by Tom Poulsom is coming in January 2015.

Lego Frozen Set Could Have Been a Hot Christmas Toy (December 2, 2014): Lego Frozen set features Elsa's Ice Palace won't arrive in stores until January.

McDonald's Recalls Hello Kitty Whistles (November 11, 2014): McDonald's has recalled its Hello Kitty whistles due to a choking and aspiration hazard.

Lego, Frozen and TMNT Toys Cover 2014 Holiday Toy Catalogs (November 9, 2014): The 2014 holiday toy catalogs have arrived. Lego, Target, Toys R Us and Walmart are among manufacturers and retailers with holiday catalogs.

Shakira and Fisher-Price Launch Baby Toy Line (November 6, 2014): Shakira has partnered with Fisher-Price to launch a toy line that will benefit the Barefoot Foundation

Disney Launches Big Hero 6 Toys (November 5, 2014): Disney has launched its Big Hero 6 toy line. The film arrives in theaters this weekend.

Breaking Bad Action Figures Pulled From Toys R Us' Shelves (October 22, 2014): Toys R Us has pulled Breaking Bad action figures from its store shelves and from its online store.

Snow Glow Elsa Doll is a Hot Holiday Toy (October 13, 2014): The Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Doll is a hot holiday toy for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

Karl Lagerfeld Designs Barbie in His Own Image (September 7, 2014): Karl Lagerfeld has a new creation: Barbie Lagerfeld. The limited edition Barbie doll is dressed and styled exactly like Karl.

Barbie Nurse Dolls From 1961 and 2012 Show Changing Style (August 24, 2014): The outfits worn by Barbie as a nurse have changed greatly from 1961 to 2012.

Barbie Rockstar Dolls Include Lead Singer, Rapper and American Idol Dolls (August 5, 2014): There have been several iterations of the Barbie Rockstar doll over the year include a rapper, lead singer and an American Idol doll.

Barbie is a Newborn Baby Doctor (July 11, 2014): Barbie became a neonatologist in 2009 with the launch of the Newborn Baby Doctor Barbie

Lego Fusion Combines Lego Bricks With an App (July 10, 2014): Lego Fusion combines Lego bricks with an app. The sets and apps will arrive in August 2014.

Barbie Has Held Over 130 Different Careers (June 27, 2014): Barbie has held over 130 different careers according to Mattel. They range from astronaut to surgeon.

Rovio and Hasbro to Launch Angry Birds Transformers Products (June 22, 2014): Rovio and Hasbro have partnered to launch a line of Angry Birds Transformers products. The products will include a mobile game.