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The Toy Foundation Announces “Toy of the Year” (TOTY) Awards Winners

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The Press Release:
After two years of celebrating virtually, hundreds from the toy community reunited in Dallas, TX tonight for the much-anticipated Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards & Celebration, where the top toys and games of the year were named. Hosted by The Toy Foundation (TTF), the awards program recognizes the industry’s creativity and collective philanthropy, with more than $500,000 raised in support of TTF’s mission to bring the benefits of play to children in need.

In addition to naming the winners, the 23rd edition of the TOTY Awards showcased the industry’s support for TTF’s programs: delivering toys to children across the globe, funding play therapy in children’s hospitals, and introducing the industry to diverse, young talent. TTF’s local partners participated in the celebration, including three children’s non-profits — Dallas Metro, Rainbow Days, and The Birthday Party Project — which received toy donations; Baylor, Scott and White McLane Children’s Hospital, which was named one of TTF’s new play grants recipients; and the next generation of leaders from University of North Texas at Dallas, who congratulated and networked with winners.
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Unboxing The “Sweet Suite at Home” 2021 Swag Box

The folks at the Toy Insider recently held their “Sweet Suite @ Home” for 2021 and as discussed in our coverage, a gift box was sent afterwards and its been discussed over on “The Chronicles of Piercing Ken” so click HERE to learn more.

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Happy 25th Birthday To Pokemon (1996-2021)

If you’re one of the readers of the website who enjoys everything about the Pokemon franchise, let me be one of the first to wish you a “Happy Pokemon Day” as believe it or not, today is the 25th Anniversary of the property. Nintendo launched this game in February 1996 and since then its become an almost indelible part of the Pop Culture of Gaming. Now I must admit that gaming is not my strongest…

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Now Playing: “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” in Theaters Everywhere (5/10/2019)

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I’ve already discussed the film “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” over on my Lifestyle Entertainment website “The Chronicles of Piercing Ken” by sharing its first two trailers (seen HERE and HERE) and if you haven’t yet enjoyed that weirdness I cannot stress it any more emphatically that you do since its some wild stuff. Today, the film opens up in theaters everywhere and I think that this is going…

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