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Electronic Toys for Ages 6+ from Toy Fair 2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Earlier this week Tech Savvy Parents provided a look at some of the electronic toys to come in 2012 for the ages 6 and under and am back to share the items that will appeal to the 6 and older crowd.

Nerf FireVision— “Come inside. It’s getting dark!” will be a phrase of the past with the introduction of FireVision technology. Debuting this fall, FireVision Sports Frames eyewear allow kids to flip a switch in order to see reflective graphics on FireVision Sports products like a football, basketball set, and hyper bounce ball.  Each FireVision Sports product comes with a set of glasses.  FireVision Sports Ball will sell between $9.99-$19.99 and additional glasses will be $5.99.  Available August 1, 2012 for ages 6+

The Game of Life zAPPed— Combining an iPad with the game of Life provides a new twist on a classic board game.  Purchase the game, download The Game of Life zAPPed app on to the iPad, start the game, place the iPad on the game board, and the game takes on a new life with the integration of over 100 clips from America’s Funniest Home Videos, the ability to create a personalized peg person to travel the game board, and use of a virtual spinner. Other zAPPed games to come include Monopoly and Battleship.  The Game of Life zAPPed is currently in stores for $24.99 for ages 8+.  iPad not included.

Lazer Tag 2 Blaster— The precision and power of Lazer Tag meets augmented reality thanks to integration with the iPhone or iPod Touch through the Lazer Tag app.  iDevices are connected to Lazer Tag blasters which combines the video gaming experience with the real life game.  Players can track others at a range of 250 feet and use a virtual leaderboard to keep track of successful missions and gear upgrades. $39.99, available August 1, 2012 for ages 8+

If you’re looking for the electronic toys that will be out for ages 6 and under, take a look at some of the items that were seen at Toy Fair here!

 

Images courtesy of Nerf, Lazer Tag, and zAPPed.

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