Spin Master's Luvabella feels like a quantum leap when it comes to interactive toy babies. After playing with her for just a few minutes, I somehow walked away feeling like a neglectful dad for leaving her behind.
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The bad news is that we're not going to get a new Batmobile with the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice sequel, Justice League. The good news is that Mattel has created a remote control version of Ben Affleck's batride with so many features that it could probably be used as a miniature replica in the film.
At last year's Toy Fair Hasbro made it a lot easier for Marvel fans to live out their superhero fantasies without requiring an Avengers-sized budget. The company's detailed but affordable role-play line is expanding this year with two new accessories for Thor fans, and those who wish they could join the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Hasbro has announced that the humble thimble, Monopoly's least beloved game piece, would be getting the boot from "an upcoming version of the game". Cynically, the toy company framed the eviction as a simple reflection of the people's will, the result of a recent online contest to modernise the board game.