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Toys R Us releases this year’s “Hot Toys” list

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Toys R Us has issued its annual “Hot Toys” list that includes electronics, dolls and retro toys made new again like Furby.

The list includes some toys carried exclusively at Toys R Us stores and other widely-available items.  Toys on the list range in price from about $20 to $150.

The Associated Press reports the holiday season can account for 40 percent of toy retailers’ annual profits. 

New this year for Toys R Us is a reservation program that lets customers put 20% down to reserve any of the 50 toys on this year’s hot list. 

Here are the top 15 “Hot Toys” for 2012 from Toys R Us

  1. Doc McStuffins Time for Your Check Up doll by Just Play, $39.99: Doctor doll based on Disney Jr. show character.
  2. Furby by Hasbro, $59.99: Update on hit 1998 furry interactive toy robot.
  3. Gelarti Designer Studio by Moose Toys, $24.99: Sticker set that lets kids paint and customize reusable stickers.
  4. Hot Wheels R/C Terrain Twister by Mattel, $99.99: Radio-controlled car that takes on all terrains.
  5. Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jake’s Musical Pirate Ship Bucky by Mattel’s Fisher-Price, $44.99: Ship from Disney Jr. animated series.
  6. Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Stars Harmony B. Sharp by MGA Entertainment, $69.99: Version of popular button-eyed dolls that talks and sings.
  7. LeapPad2 Explorer by LeapFrog, $99.99: Latest iteration of LeapFrog’s kids tablet with faster processor and more memory.
  8. Micro Chargers TimeTrack by Moose Toys, $34.99: Miniature car racing track set.
  9. Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Sewer Lair Playset by Playmates, $119.99: 42-inch playset that recreates TMNT’s lair.
  10. Ninjago Epic Dragon Battle by Lego Systems Inc., $139.99: Ninja-themed Lego board game.
  11. One Direction collector dolls by Hasbro, $19.99: Dolls of each of the five members of One Direction.
  12. Skylanders Giants Starter Pack by Activision Publishing Inc., not yet priced: A sequel to Skylanders Spyro’s adventure that combines real-life action figures with a video game.
  13. Tabeo by Toys R Us, $149.99: Toys R Us’ own tablet offering with enhanced safety features and 50 preloaded apps.
  14. Wii U by Nintendo, not yet priced: Nintendo’s new two-screen gaming console.
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