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.”

THE BEST OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON Following are the Toys”R”Us “Fabulous 15,” representing the best new
toys of the holiday season (listed in alphabetical order):

50’s Diner(TM) from Step2(R)
Bakubelt(TM) Action Kit from Spin Master(TM)
Circus Ring from Playmobil(R)
Classic Lights and Sounds Trike from Radio Flyer(R)
Girl Gourmet(TM) Cupcake Maker from JAKKS Pacific(R)
EyeClops(R) Night Vision Infrared Stealth Goggles from JAKKS Pacific(R)
Imaginext(TM) Spike the Ultra Dinosaur from Fisher-Price(R)
Laugh & Learn(TM) Shop & Learn Walker from Fisher-Price(R)
Little Mommy(TM) Sweet As Me(TM) Baby Knows(TM) Dolls from Mattel(R)
Pink 8GB iPod(R) nano from Apple(R)
Pink Tag(TM) Reading System from LeapFrog(R)
Sesame Street(R) Elmo Live! from Fisher-Price(R)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Twilight from LEGO Systems, Inc.
Wii Fit(TM) from Nintendo(R)

From Baby’s First Christmas to Big Kids, the Toys”R”Us Hot Toy list
represents the top new toys for 2008 in each age group:

Baby’s First Christmas

Candy Rock ‘N Bounce Pony from Radio Flyer(R)

The classic Radio Flyer Rock ‘N Bounce Pony received a makeover and now
boasts a flashy design in pastel hues of pink and purple. This Toys”R”Us
exclusive features a safety saddle to keep toddlers secure, which can be
removed to accommodate an older child. The patented Rubber Bounce
Suspension provides a safe, quiet ride, while the soft fabric body can be
removed for easy cleaning. Riders can also hold onto the easy-grip for
safe, fun riding. No batteries required. Ages 9 months to 3 years.

Crayola Beginnings(TM) Baby TaDoodles Rainbow Tower from Crayola(R)

With the TaDoodles Rainbow Tower, available only at Toys”R”Us, children
can explore colors, lights and music by stacking and nesting the
easy-to-grasp TaDoodles puppy, kitten and mouse characters on the musical
base. These friendly faces combine to make new colors and music when one is
placed on top of the other in this skill building toy. 3 “AA” batteries
required (not included). Ages 6 months and up.

Laugh & Learn(TM) Fun with Friends(TM) Musical Table from

Encouraging baby’s learning and play, this bilingual activity table
offers interactive characters with light-up faces that have unique and
expressive personalities. The set features an interactive “First Words”
book, counting phone with detachable receiver and piano keys. The table has
four modes of play in both English and Spanish that teach letters, numbers,
opposites, shapes, colors, greetings, first words, songs and tunes. After
baby stops engaging in one activity, another activity will light up to
promote continued play. Also, the included laptop opens and closes for
realistic role-play, while the legs of the table are detachable for
younger-age floor play. 3 “AA” batteries required (included). Ages 6 months
to 3 years.

Laugh & Learn(TM) Shop & Learn Walker from Fisher-Price(R)

This learning walker teaches baby through everyday play and will
continue to entertain children even after they master walking through three
interactive play modes. As the steady walker is put into motion, music and
lights encourage continued movement and sing-along to the “ABCs” and other
learning songs. The Shop & Learn Walker includes four grocery
shape-and-sort items and three additional grocery items. Once a shape is
placed into its corresponding sorter, the cart responds by stating the
color and shape of that item, while activating sounds and dancing lights.
The three modes of play are Learning, Music and Imagination, which teach
baby about colors, shapes, counting, letters, opposites, textures and
objects. 3 “AA” batteries required (included). Ages 9 months to 3 years.

13 months to 2 years

50’s Diner(TM) from Step2(R)

Children can step back to yesteryear with this retro-themed diner that
transports them behind the grill at a local hot spot from the 1950s. This
classically styled kitchen features everything needed to prepare an
imaginary meal and serve customers — just like a real diner — including
an oven, grill, dishes, silverware, cups, spatula, ice cream scoop, sundae
dishes, deep fryer, ketchup and mustard bottles, and a sink to clean the
dishes. To help kids turn up the heat, the included griddle pan and coffee
pot activate electronic sizzling and bubbling sounds when placed on the
stove’s front burner. Of course, there’s ample seating for customers at a
retro-style tabletop with a working jukebox that lets kids rock around the
clock with three 50’s-style tunes. 2 “AA” batteries and 4 “AAA” batteries
required (not included). Ages 2 years and up.

Crayola Beginnings(TM) Scribble & Sing(TM) Art Station from Crayola(R)

Designed to captivate and spur toddler creativity, this Scribble & Sing
Art Station offers toddlers a chance to experience color and sound, while
discovering the joy of making a first mark with their favorite TaDoodles
friends. The set comes complete with five TaDoodles markers, including
orange bear, blue chipmunk, pink duck, yellow squirrel and green owl, each
designed to fit in the palm of a child’s hand. When a child places any of
the five markers into the center circle, the Art Station recognizes the
TaDoodles character color, activating unique songs and activities.
Featuring 15 fun activities, kids can scribble to the sounds of music and
lights for endless hours of imaginative play. 3 “AA” batteries required
(not included). Ages 18 months and up.

Nick Jr.(TM) Wonder Pets(TM) This is Serious Ming-Ming from Fisher-

Straight from Nick Jr.’s hit show, Wonder Pets, everyone’s favorite
character Ming Ming is here to sing and dance her way into the hearts and
homes of kids everywhere. The 13-inch plush pet offers two modes of
interactive play and brings all of the signature phrases, songs and dance
moves from the show to life. Ming Ming can also answer the “Can Phone” upon
hearing the “Can Phone” song, strike that signature pose and dance the
“This is Serious” dance, all choreographed to the Wonder Pets’ theme song.
In the second mode, Ming Ming will take kids through some of her
adventures, lead games and teach them how to do the dance. 4 “AA” batteries
required (not included). Ages 18 months and up.

Sesame Street(R) Elmo Live! from Fisher-Price(R)

For the first time, Elmo seems to step out of the TV screen and into
kids’ living rooms with the help of animatronics. This lifelike version of
everyone’s favorite red monster opens and closes his mouth as he speaks,
moves his arms, dances, crosses his legs, sits and stands as he tells
stories and jokes. Children can activate their furry friend with a tickle
or a squeeze of Elmo’s foot, tummy, back or nose. 6 “AA” batteries required
(included). Ages 18 months and up. Available at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide
on October 14.

2-4 years

Barbie(R) & The Diamond Castle Princess Liana(TM) and Princess Alexa(R)
Dolls from Mattel(R)

In the new Barbie & The Diamond Castle movie, Barbie and her pal Teresa
star as two best friends, Princess Liana and Princess Alexa, on their
journey to discover music, magic and the power of friendship. To bring home
the wonder of the theatrical release, kids will have fun reenacting scenes
from the film with this Barbie doll, featured as Princess Liana, who sings
two songs from the movie and wears a mesmerizing glittery gown that
magically transforms with the flip of a switch! Barbie’s necklace also
lights up when she sings. Pair her with the Teresa doll, featured as
Princess Alexa, in a similar glamorous dress, to hear them perform
beautiful duets. Each doll sold separately. 3 “LR44″ button cell batteries
required (included). Ages 3 and up.

Classic Lights and Sounds Trike from Radio Flyer(R)

A retro-inspired redesign of the classic tricycle, this three-wheeler
with pink “mod” flair will have kids clamoring to go for a fun-filled ride.
Little fashionistas can take a spin around the neighborhood to show off the
trike’s flashy design and cool “Ms. Flyer” license plate. Girls will learn
to abide by the rules of the road, using the touch-button blinkers to show
which direction they’re headed next. This Toys”R”Us exclusive even has a
working horn and buttons to activate fun tunes. 3 “AA” batteries required
(included). Ages 18 months to 3 years.

Classic Train Table with Roundhouse from Imaginarium

All aboard for fun with this Toys”R”Us exclusive train table, featuring
more than 100 pieces, that lets kids use their imagination as they ride the
rails. This real wood table comes with everything needed to create a small
city, including more than 23-feet of track, eight train cars, a fueling
station, an airport tunnel, a working crane, a roundhouse with five opening
doors, people, street signs, street lamps, trees, a truck, a helicopter and
more. When any wooden train engine or train car featuring a magnet chugs
over one of six different sections of the track, it comes to life with
exciting train-themed movements, lights and sounds. The table also features
two drawers, making cleanup a snap when playtime is over. 6 button cell
batteries required (included) and 5 “AAA” batteries required (not
included). Ages 3 and up.

Imaginext(TM) Spike the Ultra Dinosaur from Fisher-Price(R)

Stomping out of the prehistoric age, this 27-inch-tall, remote control
dinosaur is ready to become a child’s new best friend. Spike can walk, move
his head, stand on his hind legs, open and close his mouth, blink and eat
two boulders or a bone (all included) with a command from the remote
control. Each button on the included remote features a symbol, making it
easy for kids to use, even before they learn how to read. Spike also roars
and growls like a real dinosaur. 3 “AA” batteries required (not included),
and one rechargeable “9.6 volt” battery (included). Ages 3 to 10 years.

Little Mommy(TM) Sweet As Me(TM) Baby Knows(TM) Dolls from Mattel(R)

These three baby dolls really do know! When kids put the doll’s hands
to its eyes, it will recite the “ABCs” and play games. And, when the doll’s
hands are placed to its mouth, ears, toes or tummy, it’ll name that body
part in English and in Spanish. Featuring a choice of three dolls,
including a blonde girl, brunette girl and blond boy, these interactive
toys provide language development and fine motor skill-building, while kids
emulate mom and dad through active role play. 3 “AA” batteries required
(included). Each doll sold separately. Ages 2 and up.

Natural Wood Alphabet Blocks Wagon from Toys”R”Us

This natural wood alphabet block set, available exclusively at
Toys”R”Us, is both fun and forest-friendly. The Forest Stewardship Council
(FSC) seal of certification on the box indicates that wagon and blocks are
crafted from replenishable materials that are chemical-free, ensuring safe
and environmentally conscious play. This classic set of alphabet blocks,
designed with a unique wood-burning technique, fit snugly into the wagon so
kids can bring the joy of educational play with them wherever they go. No
batteries required. Ages 2 and up.

V.Motion(TM) Active Learning System from Vtech(R)

Kids won’t be parked in front of the TV any longer. Now, little
learners can be put in motion while driving home lessons in math, reading,
science, spelling and more! The V.Smile Motion TV Learning System is a
kiddie gaming console that combines wireless, motion-activated play, web
connectivity and educational gaming into a system that plugs directly into
your television. The system gets kids engaged with games that include
characters such as Scooby-Doo, Thomas the Tank Engine and Spider-Man, as
well as new friends like Kung Fu Panda, Wall-E and Wonder Pets. Kids will
love the wireless action-packed play that connects them with animated pals
that guide them through age-appropriate skill levels and developmental
activities. 3 “AAA” and 4 “AA” batteries required (included). Ages 3 to 7

YO GABBA GABBA!(TM) Dance Time Brobee from Spin Master(TM)

Kids and fans of the Nick Jr. show YO GABBA GABBA! are sure to find
this Dance Time Brobee doll tons of fun! Simply press Brobee’s foot to get
him moving and grooving, and he’ll prompt children to dance along. This
13.5-inch tall interactive toy swings his arms around and shuffles his feet
while doing the “Go Brobee” dance, a familiar step to fans of the show.
Brobee also sings other familiar songs and says fun phrases from the show.
4 “AA” batteries required (included). Ages 2 and up.

5-7 years

30″ designer series acoustic guitars from First Act Discovery(R)

Future pop stars can decide how they want to jam with their choice of
five Designer Series Acoustic Guitars, available only at Toys”R”Us. These
eye-catching instruments are made with natural wood, thin frets and low
string action to help musicians achieve the highest quality sound. The
guitars also come equipped with exclusive Learn-A-Chord Cards that teach
beginners to groove as they strum their way to fame. Kids can choose from
the pink Jeweled Rosette guitar bedazzled with style, the Lavender guitar
with butterfly stenciling, the Army Stripes guitar with green and black
print, the classic black Diamond Plate guitar or the blue Flame Bling
guitar, all sure to be a hit with young musicians. No batteries required.
Ages 7 and up.

Circus Ring from Playmobil(R)

Kids can join the circus without leaving home when they put together
this deluxe set boasting more than 200 pieces. Featuring a circus ring, an
adjustable big top tent, ticket booth, light-up arch, high wire, trapeze
artists, ringmaster, popcorn salesman, a family of three and seating for
30, children have everything they need to create the greatest imaginary
show ever. 2 “AA” batteries required (not included). Ages 5 and up.


The most realistic interactive pet to join the FURREAL FRIENDS family,
this plush dog will have kids eating out of its paw as soon as they see its
range of tricks. Through voice recognition and animatronics, BISCUIT reacts
just like a real golden retriever when children command it to “sit,” “sit
up and beg,” “lie down,” “give me a paw,” “speak” or ask “do you want a
treat?” BISCUIT responds by moving its head and ears, blinking its eyes,
wagging its tail and barking. BISCUIT even comes with its very own dog
treat – a bone it can “chomp.” 6 “D” batteries required (not included).
Ages 5 and up.

Disney(R) Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House from Play Along(R), a
division of JAKKS Pacific(R)

Straight from everyone’s favorite Disney Channel program Hannah
Montana, this set is an exact replica of Hannah’s real house on the show!
The House includes iconic accessory pieces that are instantly recognizable,
such as Hannah’s unique leg table and the swing she sits on to write her
music. The playset also features six different Hannah play areas, including
a bedroom, kitchen, living room, closet, upstairs balcony and porch, and
comes with a doll that is available exclusively at Toys”R”Us. The set
includes more than 80 accessories and stickers to decorate and customize
the house. No batteries required. Ages 5 to 7 years.

Disney(R) PIXAR U-COMMAND WALL-E from Thinkway Toys

This realistic 9-inch-tall, infrared-controlled version of WALL-E comes
to life with animated motion, voice, sound and light effects as kids
maneuver him forward, turn him in reverse or make him dance! They can
command the easy-to-use joystick controller on this Toys”R”Us exclusive to
choose from a menu of pre-selected actions, voice responses and light
effects that enable over 1,000 action combos. It is easy to replicate the
quirky characteristics of WALL-E by controlling his eyes and arms, turning
his treads and even pressing a button to recreate signature WALL-E movie
expressions. 7 “AA” batteries required (not included). Ages 6 and up.

Pink Tag(TM) Reading System from LeapFrog(R)

Little learners can enjoy reading in a whole new way when they use the
Pink Tag Reading System. This educational tool, available in pink only at
Toys”R”Us, looks like a pen and lets kids hear an entire story, individual
words or play learning games when scrolling over the words or pictures in a
story. Kids can choose from a 20-volume library that includes “The Little
Engine That Could” and “Olivia,” as well as a title available only at
Toys”R”Us, the popular “Dora the Explorer: Dora Goes to School.” Parents
can share in their child’s learning accomplishments by connecting the Tag
Reading System to a computer. 2 “AAA” batteries required (not included).
Ages 4 to 8 years.

Star Wars: Legacy Collection Millennium Falcon(TM) from Hasbro(R)

The fastest ship in the Star Wars galaxy roars to life in this 2
1/2-foot version featuring lights, sounds and even phrases directly from
the original Star Wars trilogy. Piloted by the included 3 3/4-inch scale
versions of Han Solo and Chewbacca, the Millennium Falcon is ready to take
kids into light speed with smuggling compartments, pivoting gunner station
and room for 16 additional figures. Kids can easily play inside the ship by
removing the outer panels, where they can access the medical bay to treat
wounded troops or place up to four action figures in the cockpit. 3 “AA”
batteries required (not included). Ages 4 and up.

X-trek PRO(TM) Track Set from Silverlit(R) Electronics

Aspiring racecar drivers can test their skills on this 14.5-foot track
set, built for speed and maneuverability. Kids can race the two included
1:60 scale cars using the included tri-band remote controls. Just like in a
real race, the cars can enter the pit stop area for a quick recharge before
getting back into gear. Kids can also remove the cars from the track
between races to charge them from the remote. The set, available only at
Toys”R”Us, also brings an extra level of control to R/C racing with a
unique front wheel steering system. Kids looking to make a bigger and more
challenging set can extend the track with any X-trek Pro track piece or
set. 2 “1.2 V Ni-MH” batteries required (included) and 8 “AA” batteries
required (not included). Ages 5 and up.

8-11 years

Bakubelt(TM) Action Kit from Spin Master(TM)

Bakugan Battle Brawlers(TM) is the latest craze among young boys,
bringing a new component to trading card game play by adding plastic
marbles (Bakugan Battle Brawlers) that “explode” to reveal mini-figures
when they roll onto a metal Gate Card. Now, kids can prepare for
Bakugan(TM) battle with the newest accessory, the Bakubelt Action Kit. This
Toys”R”Us exclusive Action Kit features a Bakubelt, a Bakuclip(TM) that
allows kids to reach for their Bakugan Battle Brawlers without ever taking
their eyes off the game, two Bakugan Battle Brawlers (including one
exclusive Deco Bakugan), two Gate Cards and two Ability Cards. No batteries
required. Ages 5 and up.

EyeClops(R) Night Vision Infrared Stealth Goggles from JAKKS Pacific(R)

Powered by real night vision technology, Eye Clops Night Vision goggles
allow kids to see up to 50-feet away in absolute darkness. The invisible
infrared illumination lets young secret agents stay hidden, while giving
them the advantage of seeing their opponents in a pitch-black night. Kids
can go on special missions and perform night maneuvers in their own
backyards with these goggles, which are fully adjustable and padded for
comfort. The spyware comes equipped with a breakaway power cord attached to
a counter-weighted battery pack to ensure the high-tech fun is safe for
everyone. Requires 5 “AA” batteries (not included). Ages 8 and up.

Girl Gourmet(TM) Cupcake Maker from JAKKS Pacific(R)

Now girls can whip up homemade fun as they design their own cupcakes.
Children just use the pre-measured spoon to add water to their favorite
batter mix, stir, pour the mix into a cupcake cup, seal the creation in the
microwaveable cupcake maker and cook for 30 seconds — no baking involved!
Once the cupcake cools, kids can place it on the Cupcake Froster and choose
from one of four delectable flavors to top their cupcake with bakery-style
frosting swirls. The set comes with everything needed to create four
batches of cupcakes, including one microwave container; the Cupcake
Froster; four cupcake mixes, including Red Velvet, Cinnamon Sugar,
Chocolate and Yellow Vanilla; four frosting mixes, including Cream Cheese,
Chocolate, Vanilla and Strawberry; sprinkles, mixing bowl, pre-measured
spoon, four cupcake cups, cupcake cup holder and two recipe cards.
Microwave not included. No batteries required. Ages 8 and up.

Nickelodeon(TM) iCarly Webcam from Imation(TM)

iCarly, the wildly popular sitcom on Nickelodeon(R), inspires tweens
everywhere to participate in the first-ever scripted series to include
original kid-created content. Carly and friends host regular webcasts,
asking viewers to send in their own videos and pictures to air on TV or
upload to http://www.icarly.com. Now, with the iCarly Webcam, kids can reach for
the stars. The iCarly Webcam, which is available only at Toys”R”Us,
combines photo and filming to let kids capture images of themselves or
create video chats right on a computer screen. The digital accessory comes
complete with additional software that will help tech-savvy tweens achieve
their 15-minutes of fame, including a special Digital Diary and video- or
photo-editing software to help kids create and share their digital designs.
Computer not included. No batteries required. Ages 5 and up. Available in
Toys”R”Us stores nationwide in October.


Tweens can get the word out with this new version of SCRABBLE,
elegantly redesigned in pink hues and available only at Toys”R”Us. Offering
the same classic crossword challenge, this new version features a pastel
rotating gameboard, pearl-like letter tiles and an embroidered fabric
pouch. Whether preparing for a girls’ night in or a pink party, SCRABBLE
DESIGNER’S EDITION still spells “F-U-N.” No batteries required. Ages 8 and
up. Available in Toys”R”Us stores nationwide in October.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Twilight from LEGO Systems, Inc.

Flying straight out of the first animated Star Wars adventure and
available only at Toys”R”Us, the Twilight is a temperamental but powerful
starship piloted by Anakin Skywalker during his adventures in The Clone
Wars. This massive LEGO(R) model, with 862 pieces, features retractable
landing gear that is activated by moving the wing, a flick missile, a
side-mounted escape pod, moveable laser cannon turrets and four minifigures
including Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka, Rotta the Hutt and R2-D2. No batteries
required. Ages 9 and up.

U-Dance from Hasbro(R)

Now, kids and tweens everywhere can show off their dance moves to some
of the hottest songs with the unique and innovative U-DANCE gaming system
that can be played alone, or with friends, for a challenging arcade-style
face off. Completely wireless and dance-mat-free, featuring motion-sensing
technology, this system allows players to act as the controller using body
movements and real dance moves, such as jumping, sliding, cross-overs and
more. Dancers simply plug the console into a TV, attach the wireless Motion
Tags to their feet and literally step into the game, using their body as
the game controller. Movements are then mirrored by ‘virtual footprints’ on
the TV screen. To play, dancers follow actual footprint icons as they
appear on the TV to the beat of the music. The gaming system features three
levels of game play for each song and popular dance music by hit artists,
including Run It by Grammy-nominated pop artist Chris Brown, ABC by the
Jackson 5 and Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) by M.V.P.
featuring C + C Music Factory. 4 “AA” batteries (not included). Ages 8 and
up. Available in Toys”R”Us stores nationwide on October 18.

Zillions(TM) Pink Touch Screen ATM from Summit

Kids will enjoy learning how to manage their money with this realistic,
pink mini-version of a touch screen ATM, available exclusively in pink at
Toys”R”Us. This hip new take on the classic piggy bank is equipped with
advanced touch-screen technology that allows kids to access their
“accounts” with a personalized pin number. The ATM is programmed to
distinguish real money with its bill-reading and coin recognition system,
helping young penny-savers track their earnings. 3 “AA” batteries required
(included). Ages 8 and up.

Big Kids

iMod(TM) from Razor(R)

This sleek, motorized Eurostyle scooter, available only at Toys”R”Us,
comes equipped with two full range speakers and a docking station that is
compatible with all current versions of the Apple(R) iPod(R), so kids can
cruise around the neighborhood as they listen to their favorite tunes. With
its white exterior, the iMod is designed to match the classic, clean look
of an iPod(R), while boasting 12″ tires and over 10 miles of smooth
cruising capability at speeds up to 15 mph on a single charge. The iMod
also comes with an FM stereo so kids can tune into their favorite stations.
Kids can lift the seat to reveal a special storage compartment. 2
rechargeable “12V Lead Acid” batteries required (included) and 4 “AA”
batteries required (not included). Apple iPod not included. Weight limit
170 lbs. Ages 12 and up.

Pink 8GB iPod(R) nano from Apple(R)

The fourth generation iPod nano, available in pink, lets music lovers
carry thousands of songs on the go with a stylish new design featuring a
curved aluminum and glass enclosure. Users just plug the iPod nano into a
Macintosh or Windows based computer through the USB port, connect to
iTunes, load their favorite tunes or movies, and they’re ready to rock. The
new iPod nano lets users enjoy up to 24 hours of music playback or four
hours of video playback in a single charge and is available in a wide
variety of colors including pink, blue, silver and black. Users can even
lightly shake the iPod nano to automatically shuffle their songs. 1
rechargeable “Lithium Ion” battery required (included). Available in
Toys”R”Us stores nationwide on October 19.

Star Wars(R): The Force Unleashed(TM) from LucasArts(TM)

For the first time, videogame players can wield the full power of the
Force! This entirely new chapter in the Star Wars Saga casts players as
Darth Vader’s “Secret Apprentice” and promises to unveil new revelations
about the Star Wars galaxy. Set between the largely unexplored era between
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New
Hope, players will assist Vader in his quest to rid the universe of Jedi –
and face decisions that could change the course of their destiny. Using the
newest videogame programming technology, environments and characters react
exactly as they would in the real world, offering a new level of
authenticity to the game play. Players can use the Force when they purchase
the game on a variety of videogame consoles including the Nintendo Wii,
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and the PlayStation
Portable. No batteries required. Rated “T” for “Teen.”

Wii Fit(TM) from Nintendo(R)

The newest addition to the Wii gaming platform, Wii Fit takes fitness
and fun to a whole new level. Players can create a dynamic, personalized
workout regimen while practicing yoga, training muscles, aerobicizing or
playing balance games. Users just step onto the included Wii balance board,
where they can set up a personal profile and set goals, test their balance,
track their progress and work out with a virtual trainer. With more than 40
fun activities and exercises to choose from, including pushups with side
planks, jogging in place, heading soccer balls and swiveling their hips
while hula- hooping, players will have fun as they get into shape with this
unique system. The Wii Balance Board also works with additional games for
added challenges. Wii console not included. 4 AA batteries required
(included) Rated “E” for “Everyone.”