Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Hasbro Sued Over Comic-Con Exclusive Transformers Toy

The Comic-Con exclusive reissue of Hasbro's 1984 "Jetfire" toy has landed the company in trouble, with another company claiming to have been damaged by its release.

Heads up UK fans - Nerf Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 launching officially 1/08/2013

As many of you fans know, the RapidStrike launches tomorrow, and with it Nerf launch a media campaign for the blaster. Hit the link for more.

Monopoly Empire - Hasbro, Nerf, Transformers - you could own it all and more! :D

Monopoly maker Hasbro has recently launched a shorter and speedier version of the board game. Typically-long and one that I never minded, it is a bid to attract the latest generation of the classic board game players who don't have the time to play the game's full version. Named `Monopoly Empire,' the quicker new version of the board game is aimed children aged 8 years and older.

NEW Nerf Rebelle Mission Central AR Cradle Mount hits

Props to readers who emailed in on this. The Nerf Rebelle Mission Central AR Cradle hits listings - under a 3rd party seller.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Nerf official sponsor of the F.A Junior Premier League

Hasbro Nerf have been champions of being the #1 outdoor active fun for fans young or kidult for many years. Now they are matching that passion with the Football Association Junior Premier League initiative. Many thanks to Hasbro for this press release:

New US Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 TV commercial

One of the hottest blasters fans have been expecting for quite some time is hitting more and more stores and online retailers. Thanks to Hasbro for sending me this TV commercial:

Monday, 29 July 2013

NEW Nerf Rebelle Powerbelle blaster - Batteries Required!

"Batteries not included"
Thanks to Robert Stone for this heads up on the answer to the "Batteries not included" message in the Nerf Rebelle video promo we saw recently unveiled.

Blazin' Bow sighted on shelves in California

"Scoping out the Rapidstrike at Target in Culver City, CA. Saw this, too. DPCI 087-11-0340. $19.99."

Nerf Zombie Strike Hammershot / Sledge Fire available online @Target

Thanks to Philly212 for the heads up, details of how to pick up the Nerf Zombie Strike Hammershot below:

Nerf Vault hits the NASS Festival and Hasbro to create their own HvZ ruleset?

Hasbro UK seriously spreading the word and sexing up Nerf in the UK with their Vault tour.

Nerf Rebelle Vision Gear & Collectible Darts appear on throw up listing for the new Nerf Rebelle Vision Gear

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Nerf mounts campaign to help break fans misconception that Elite is simply a "plain colour change"

Expect some basic bootcamp  video's coming up from Nerf - to help teach fans there really IS a difference between N-Strike and Elite!

End of an Era, but the start of an internet Icon Legacy.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Welcome to Urban Taggers.

Welcome to Urban Taggers ; a blog dedicated to the gentle art of running around your friendly neighbourhood and frantically shooting at your friends without causing any injuries or pain:) On the whole we'll be covering all things to do with out-of-the-box Nerf, Super Soaker and Lazer Tag and anything else we can think of that involves toy shooting goodness!

Posted by Pocket. Esq. at 17:06

Monday, 22 July 2013

Saturday, 20 July 2013

Tesco Direct UK 25% off Nerf

My contact at Tesco PR contacted me with the details of 25% off Nerf blasters - expect the range of blasters on special to open up over the coming weeks - have fun grab what you can :) Details below:

Friday, 19 July 2013 review the New Nerf Zombie Strike Sledge Fire!

Certainly happened quickly ;) Stay tuned for more fun stuff with these guys ;)

AWESOME :D That sound in the hallway was brutal.
As I suspected, the shells do not eject (thank god for that - who wants to be searching for these?). Worse who wants to keep buying new ones because you lost them or someone stepped on them.
The team have got the internals shots as well for you below:

Hasbro unveil a fresh load of Zombie Strike WANT @ San Diego Comic Con (SDCC)

Hasbro's booth (#3213) at the San Diego Comic Con
Credit to Jet
Hasbro have not failed to unveil a load of new WANT at the San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) this year. From unveils of many new lines, Nerf fans have been given an awesome, and much responsive answer to critics, an insight by NERF on the upcoming Zombie Strike.

Tesco UK throw up a online a bevy of 2013 blasters!

Grocery Retail chain Tesco UK have listed online Rapidstrike CS-18, Rebelle Pink Crush, Rebelle Guardian Crossbow, Mega & Rebelle dart refill and Vortex Revonix 360. Happy days for all us UK fans :D

Thursday, 18 July 2013

NerfNation release new Zombie Strike poster - with a darker twist..?

NerfNation is certainly keeping us fans on our toes, with yet another upload of a new Nerf Zombie Strike range poster - but the blasters appear to be different? Thanks to MarcusH for the heads up.

Transformers 2013 range updates!

I have finally given in to all the requests to cover Transformer news, reviews, updates and exclusives. As a massive fan myself I think it would be fun. So here we go, thanks to Hasbro UK for the information.

Hasbro KRE-O unveil Star Trek U.S.S Vengeance set

Hasbro has this week at Comic-Con been giving fans a peek at one of its latest toys in the Star Trek line, a Kre-o building set version of the U.S.S. Vengeance.

Tek Recon: How Stuff Works!

Fans have wondered, and asked for a video on how the firing mechanism works within blasters. Not being one to ignore or fail fans - they come up with the goods! Check It out:

Nerf Rebelle Sweet Revenge images (formerly known as Wildshot)

Thanks for this email from James Phua, sending me images of his Nerf Rebelle Sweet Revenge. Pic spam to follow:

Friday, 12 July 2013

Tek Recon throwback-Thursday images of prototypes!

Tek Recon have been kind enough to give the TRibe an inside look on the development path of the Hammer Head, Havok and the NRG rounds. Check it out :)

My 2c on the #Nerf #Zombie Strike range, left wanting for sure.

Mock Original Vortex Ripshot

I'm loving the whole idea. I'm a little confused at what point, and why the Zombie Strike range went radically off mark(?).

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Zombie Strike Fan art on another level :) Love it!

I had been emailed this image earlier this morning from Baidu, work in progress it would seem from the original image - a Zombie Strike fan wall art by Wei Ping:

Zombie Strike range to blow up for 2014 !

Thanks to everyone to emailed in about this, Dustin Ludke and Mica Trieu being the first!

Sunday, 7 July 2013

Nerf Sonic ICE Rampage unboxing

The new Sonic ICE series Rampage unboxing has been bought to us by the good folks over at Baidu (Props to Wei Ping). I have to say, I'm digging the new look of this series. So what do we know so far? More details here

Picture spam as follows.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

"Zombie Strike? Oh no no no no, that would just be a rumour"

So I got in touch with my contact at Target Head Office regarding the Zombie Strike release dates, and anything else in the catalogue for that product range after I got emails from fans that the range has been pulled. The response I got was very... odd.

Wednesday, 3 July 2013