“Here are the toys you need to buy this year!” says toyshop

Attack of the drones! New Star Wars flying toys which can hit 50mph top the list of children’s must-haves this Christmas

Forget hopes of a few hours’ peace as the children put together Lego or play with model cars, this year’s must-have toys threaten to turn Christmas into a war zone.

For a new range of Star Wars-inspired toys include saucer-sized drones capable of flying at 50mph.

Powered by four propellers the mini flying machines are also armed with lasers and intended to allow users to group together to recreate the intergalactic battles seen in the Star Wars films as a drone slowly spirals to the ground after being hit three times.

Source: Daily Mail, 6th October 2016

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An important story here, about the absolute must-have toys for Christmas this year. Which, conveniently, comes from toyshop Hamley’s:

Toy store Hamleys has predicted what it expects to be the top 10 sellers this festive season, including a game that smacks players in the face with a wet sponge or cream.

We’ve come a long way since the days of the PR-staged Buzz Lightyear drought of ’96…