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Night vision goggles and buck hunting: you know, for kids!

Jakks Pacific gets a hardcore selection of stealth and hunting toys for the holidays.

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Big Buck Hunter Pro (Jakks Pacific)

The box for Jakks' plug-and-play TV game version of the arcade hunting classic (the backside promises, "be a hunter hero!").
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Big Buck Hunter Pro (Jakks Pacific)

Inside the Big Buck Hunter Pro box is the all-in-one shotgun with audio and video cables and an IR bar that sits atop the TV.
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Big Buck Hunter Pro (Jakks Pacific)

Big Buck Hunter Pro's pump-and-load shotgun and IR bar side by side.
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Big Buck Hunter Pro (Jakks Pacific)

Sheepishly aiming to fire.
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Night Vision 2.0 (Jakks Pacific)

Night Vision 2.0 night-vision goggles, advertised as "infrared stealth binoculars."
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Night Vision 2.0 (Jakks Pacific)

A wrap-around eyepiece and focus wheel allow comfortable control of the Night Vision 2.0 goggles.
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Night Vision 2.0 (Jakks Pacific)

Night Vision 2.0's front array of IR sensors look intimidating.
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Night Vision 2.0 (Jakks Pacific)

We tried them in a pitch-black room: they really do work (although you'll feel like a cyborg).

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