WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ — With the official start of the
holiday shopping season only weeks away, today Toys”R”Us announced its 2008
Hot Toy list, representing the definitive selection of toys that will top
kids’ wish lists this holiday season. The company’s predicted list of the
biggest holiday “must-haves” features 36 new toys that are sure to delight
and excite kids across the country when they open their Christmas presents.
Carefully selected after a comprehensive review process, items on the list
are organized by age from “Baby’s First Christmas” to “Big Kids” and serve
as a starting point to help parents, friends and family find the perfect
gift for any child. From the overall list, the “Fabulous 15″ were selected
to represent the very best toys of the season. All items featured on the
list are available at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide and at
“After a thorough evaluation of all new toy introductions throughout
the year, and consultations with our global merchandising team in 34
countries, Toys”R”Us has the unique ability to provide our guests with THE
ultimate list of items certain to bring big smiles to kids’ faces – the
Toys”R”Us Hot Toy list,” said Karen Dodge, Senior Vice President, Chief
Merchandising Officer, Toys”R”Us, U.S. “With new toy shipments arriving in
our stores daily, customers will have a better chance of finding the
hottest toys, in stock, at Toys”R”Us than anywhere else.”
On Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, eight Wii video games will be featured as the top eight deals in the Amazon.com Gold Box. The identities of each deal will be revealed one at a time.
Here’s how it will work:
01 (01) [PC] Spore (Electronic Arts) 02 (03) [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) 03 (02) [WII] Mario Kart (Nintendo) 04 (__)  Mercenaries 2: World In Flames (Electronic Arts) 05 (04) [PC] The Sims 2: Apartment Life (Electronic Arts) 06 (05) …
01 (01) Tiger Woods Pga Tour 09 (Electronic Arts) 02 (__) Mercenaries 2: World In Flames (Electronic Arts) 03 (02) Wii Fit (Nintendo) 04 (__) Spore (Electronic Arts) 05 (03) Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo) 06 (12) Carnival: Funfair …
I thought that this info was good enought to make it in the big five. The NPD Group, GfK Chart-Track Limited and Enterbrain, have come together to put together the top five sale games of this year, so far. Three Nintendo only games out of five makes up for not having the number one spot, in my opinion. Check after the jump for the press relase.
01. Wii Fit (Wii) 02. Wii Play (Wii) 03. Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS) 04. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii) 05. Soul Calibur IV (PS3) 06. Cooking Guide: Can’t Decide What to Eat? (DS) 07. Soul Calibur IV (Xbox …
Thanks to Jose for the tip!
01. Crosswords DS—Nintendo (DS) 02. Wii Fit—Nintendo (Wii) 03. Mario Kart w/ Wii Wheel—Nintendo (Wii) 04. Rock Band Special Edition—MTV (Wii) 05. Madden NFL 09*—EA (360) 06. Soul Calibur IV—Namco (PS3) 07. Wii Play—Nintendo (Wii) 08. Madden NFL 09*—EA …