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12 Retro Toy Remakes of 2012

By michellehorton |

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Retro toy remakes — new and “improved” versions of classic kids toys — was a big trend at the Toy Fair this year.

Some are fresh takes on the toys we all know and love, while others left us face-palming our foreheads.

Which remakes are you psyched about, and which leave you longing for the originals?

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12 Retro Toy Remakes of 2012

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One thought on “12 Retro Toy Remakes of 2012

  1. mytoyking says:

    I really love the retro Rubik’s cube and will watch for this new Paradox box to see it is as interesting as the Rubik’s cube.

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