Metro Top 10 Christmas Toys 2013
The London newspaper predicts top toys for 2013
We've heard of early lists, but this one really is early! London newspaper Metro took a trip to the 2013 Toy Fair and came back with ten must-buy toys on their 2013 Christmas list…
Combat Creatures Attacknid Stryder
A robot that attacks other Attacknids, so kids can pit theirs against their friends.
Buy your Attacknid Stryder from Amazon UK
Playmobil Police Station
Playmobil goes hi-tech with cells protected by laser beams!
It's a steal from Amazon UK!
Revellutions Blue Mantis
Revell's new off-road RC car, linked to an online virtual race.
Get racing with the Revellutions Blue Mantis from Amazon.co.uk
Thames and Kosmos Concept Car
Drive this car via your tablet and 'see' a virtual unfold on the screen!
Tagamoto Road Set
From the makers of Hexbugs, tiny cars that run around a track and react to stickers in unexpected ways.
Get your Tagamoto Road Set from Amazon UK
VTech InnoTab 3
Innotab just got better connected with Wi-Fi.
Snap up an Innotab from Amazon.co.uk
Laser Pegs Dragon
Build the dragon in clear plastic brick, then illuminate it to create your own coloured fire breathing beastie.
Enter the dragon from Amazon UK
Never lose anything under your bed again with this tablet-controlled robot with infra-red camera.
I-spy a great price from Amazon.co.uk
LEGO Mindstorms EV3
Build the robot, program it in Linux on your Raspberry Pi device, and then it can bite, sting or fire missiles at you. There's gratitude…
Put your mind to buying from Amazon UK
Bladez 2.4 GHz Quadrocopter 4CH
Is it a drone, is it a toy? This supersmart ultra futuristic copter can be steered six ways for ultimate control and precision. Just don't fly it near a military base….
Other toys featured at Toy Fair which caught our eye include:
- My Keepon in orangy-yellow - yes, the one from the energy ad, only a year late!
- Omm, the candy-crunching monster from "Cut the Rope", now a cuddly toy
- Darth Vader Voice Lab - voice-changers have never been so cool, or black
- Dinosaurs - big ones, small ones, ones with weapons, the terrible lizards are still hot toys