Activision only showed one of eight larger figures (one for each element) that are part of the new Skylanders Giants game that arrives this fall. His name: Tree Rex.
All of the new figures feature "Light Force" technology that allows the figure's body parts to light up when placed on the Portal of Power (no battery in the figure required).
No word on pricing yet, but expect the Giants figures to cost significantly more. After all, they are twice the size of the original figures, which can be used in the new game. Needless to say, the Giants characters in the video game possess certain unique attributes.
The Barbie Photo Fashion doll has a camera in her back and a shirt with a screen that adds a frame around whatever you shoot. Photos can be offloaded from Barbie with an included pink USB cable. It's due out this August for $50.
Simple and brilliant: Codee is a simple plastic bendable chain that comes with an assembly code for bending a little model toy in a certain order by following numbered and lettered notches on each joint. The single chain of plastic can be bent into other shapes by following other codes, which could be shared online.
Android tablets...for kids! Get ready for 2012's burgeoning holiday trend. Lexibook is one of several manufacturers looking to get in on making child-oriented Android tablets at aggressive $199-range prices this holiday season.