Gormiti figures and trading cards are the main play aspect of this Boys favourite toy. The figures are based on the Gormiti characters and carry a number on the bottom of the foot (1 to 9); the idea of play involves adding this number to a trading card and if your score is higher than your opponent, you win. The cards also have a power number.
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The number of Gormiti toys continues to grow and there is a wide audience of avid followers since it emerged on the scene back in Italy in 2005. There are hundreds of products and figures bringing the fascinating world of Gorm to life. Kids can enjoy collecting and swapping their own pieces for some awesome battles to conquer the island of Gorm and defeat their sworn enemies.
Gormiti toys and games and the introduction of a new animated product range from the series, encourage imaginative roleplay and is aimed primarily at boys aged 4 upwards.
Popular Gormiti Toys include
Gormiti Island of Gorm Playset, 1 game board, 5 island pieces, 7 figures and lots of other features.
Valley of Destiny Playset, this includes 2 mystery figures and 6 accessories. It is compatible with all other playsets.
Gormiti Fire Mountain Playset, Plenty of adventure with lots of hiding places, traps and weapons. Includes 2 gold characters.
Gormiti 4 Figure Pack includes trading cards and special colour changing features on each figure.
Gormit 1st Series, The Invincible Lords of Nature Set; 2 figure blister pack plus cards. There are 6 tribes and 42 characters to collect in this series.
The Invincible Lords of Nature!
As every fan and “would be” hero of Gormiti knows the beautiful island of Gorm was a peaceful place full of nature-loving people until one day everything was destroyed by the Lord of Magma the Volcano Tribe; Magmion.
By awakening the sleeping volcano Fire Mountain all was lost, the whole island was destroyed and all its inhabitants. However, one person did survive to save the day; the wise Old Sage. By using his magical powers he gave life to new creatures called the Gormiti to restore the once magnificent island.
The Good Gormiti tribes were created from the natural elements: Earth, Forest, Sea and Air and against them were the baddies in the Magma and Lava tribes. The evil Magmion tricks the good tribes into fighting against each other as well as bad tribes. The battle rages between the tribes, no one knows who will be the victor and so the continuing saga to gain control of the island of Gorm carries onâ€¦
New Series Coming Soon! Lords of Nature Return
This is currently the fastest growing boys brand without a TV series but from September 28th 2009 this will all change. Boys will be able to enjoy 26 30 minute episodes with the release of the first Gormiti animated TV series. The long awaited animated show is expected to be a huge success along with the array of follow up new Gormiti toys. The cartoon series will be aired on Nick Toons daily.
The brand already has an immense following and with the promise of new Gormiti figures, play-sets, accessories, and characters will be in high demand especially in the run up to the festive season.
The new products based on the cartoon series will be slightly different to the main stream of Gormiti pieces but will compliment the sets already available. There will be a good price range of toys from larger pieces to smaller play-sets making these excellent pocket money toys.
Top boys toys for Christmas is sure to include the new IR Robotic Troncalion, the first robotic Gormiti toy that is a main feature of the cartoon series. It has eyes that light up, makes realistic sounds and can move both two and four legs.
Also available will be four Gormiti Guardian Creatures to collect each come with a tribal Lord. Their mission is to protect the Lord when in battle. Fans will see them regularly in the TV series.
Superheroes and space action figures fighting against evil is the main focus and play pattern of these style toys. The good verses evil theme never seems to date and for generations children have enjoyed battling it out with friends with pretend play.
The Top Toy Guide will help you find best action toys and coolest releases that are sure to be on the all important Christmas wish list.
The box office success of the Transformers action movies has seen the release of a line of transformer toys, comic books, games and video games placing them at the top of the most wanted toy this year. Transformable toys are captivating kidâ€™s attention just like the film did and top toy stores like Hamleys is predicting The Transformers Bumblebee Helmet to fly off the shelves.
Transformer toys can be found to suit children from 4 years old and over that start with quick and easy conversion packs like the Movie Legend 4 Pack. For older children there is the ultimate â€śDevastatorâ€ť; a large scale action figure with electronic lights and sounds.
Fans of the movie can collect their favourite characters all with super conversions, action features, moving armour and gears and enjoy recreating famous battle scenes with their friends.
Transformers are by no means the only action toy on the must have list. A strong contender is the ever popular â€śStar Warsâ€ť collection of toys and games that always do well and still a favourite of many. The Clone Wars Commander Helmet was a top toy last Christmas and looks set to do well again along with new Star Wars products in the LEGO Star Wars range.
LEGO Star Wars
LEGO Star Wars Mighty Minifigures Sticker Collection
LEGO Star Wars vehicles and action figures is a great construction range that encourages a childâ€™s social skills to develop as they recreate adventures from the movies. Kids particularly boys can choose to be on the baddies side or stay with Luke Skywalker and co. for some exciting galaxy battles.
Ben 10 merchandise has really dominated the action toys department for some time and the variety of products seems endless. Every boyâ€™s favourite hero so anything with Ben10 on it is a sure hit. There are lunch bags, bedding, skateboards, video games, and board games, costumes for role-play, cameras, MP3 Players and so much more.
GI Joe, Masters of the Universe, Star Trek, Superman, Batman, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, LEGO Bionicle, etc all take on a good verses evil theme and the huge success of the films released has seen the rise in demand for more action toys to be produced.
G.I Joeâ€™s line of military action figures produced by Hasbro originally began in the 1960â€™s; this toy line represented four of the branches of the US Armed Forces. In the UK Action Man was released which was later renamed to Action Force. Today the extent of the products and array of merchandising from TV series and films like the â€śRise of the Cobraâ€ť in 2009 see the increasing popularity of posters, t-shirts, video games, vehicles and play-sets.
Other fun action figures and characters include Horrid Henry, Power Rangers, Scooby-Doo, Dinosaur King, and Toy Story figures-Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody. The good news for kids this Christmas is the release of any new action movie means more action toys and figures being produced which means the list for top toys for Christmas just gets longer.
A new adventure series from Japan has become incredibly popular over here; Bakugan Battle Brawlers. This action adventure series inspired the launch of Bakugan a strategic game using metal cards and magnetic spring-loaded miniature figures. You can buy a Bakugan battle arena for play with up to three players, starter packs and Bakugan booster packs are also available. This action packed toy is suitable for 5 years and over.
For younger children keen for some adventure there is Gormiti this new action figure line from Italy is for ages 3 years and over.Â Little ones can have fun collecting and swapping from hundreds of characters and battle cards. Also available are Playsets for creating adventures such as Gormiti Island of Gorm Playset and Gormiti the Volcano Playset.
Figures & Playsets
Play is essential to a childâ€™s healthy development of life skills. It teaches them important social and emotional needs in addition to building their self esteem and confidence. The influence of TV and other multi media distractions can lead to a less active child so the introduction of action toys from popular TV shows and movies means they can play more creatively with others.
Most importantly an active child is a healthy child and the good news is there are plenty of action figures, action toys and action games to choose from.