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Toys R Us releases list of hottest toys for holiday season

September 24, 2009 | 12:41 pm


Toys R Us today released its list of the 36 hottest toys for the holidays, including "Toy Story" talking action figures, Bakugan Battle Brawlers and Barbie dolls.

The retailer said it compiled its Holiday Hot Toy List by testing the best products throughout the year and taking into account "outstanding value in quality, price and play."

"There are so many great new toys, games and kid-friendly electronics available this year that we had a difficult time narrowing down the items on the list," said Karen Dodge, senior vice president and chief merchandising officer of the company’s U.S. division. "With toys spanning every price point, parents will have lots of affordable fun options to choose from this holiday season."

Following is the Toys R Us "Fabulous 15," a subset of the 36 toys on the Holiday Hot Toy List:

  • Bakugan Battle Brawlers New Vestroia Maxus Helios 7 in 1 from Spin Master
  • Chixos Pink Design-A-Luxury Loft from Spin Master
  • Color Me a Song from Crayola Beginnings
  • Disney Netpal from ASUS
  • Disney•Pixar Toy Story Interactive Buddies Talking Action Figures (Buzz and Woody) from Thinkway
  • Disney Princess: Just One Kiss Princess Tiana Doll from Mattel
  • Fast Lane JLX Oover Drive Radio Control All Terrain Vehicle from Toys R Us
  • Laugh & Learn Learning Farm from Fisher-Price
  • Little Mommy Baby Ah-Choo from Fisher-Price
  • Mindflex from Mattel
  • Nerf N-Strike Raider Rapid Fire CS-35 from Hasbro
  • "Star Wars" Fan's Choice Anniversary Edition Home One Mon Calamari Star Cruiser from Lego
  • "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" Construction Devastator from Hasbro
  • Wii Sports Resort from Nintendo
  • Zhu Zhu Pets Hamster from Cepia

-- Andrea Chang

Photo: The Construction Devastator is on Toys R Us' 2009 Holiday Hot Toy List. Credit: Craig Ruttle / Associated Press