Toy of the Year is one of the most prestigious titles in the toy world. Each year, toy companies cross their fingers in hopes that their innovative designs and unique play patterns qualify as a TOTY finalist. On November 3rd, the 2018 finalists were revealed and voting process had officially began. Seventeen distinct categories organize today’s top toys, as voted on by consumers, journalists, bloggers, inventors, and designers. We are very honored to announce that this year HEXBUG is taking home not one, but four finalist nominations. HEXBUG finalist categories include “Construction Toy of the Year”, “Innovative Toy of the Year”, “Playset of the Year”, and “Specialty Toy of the Year”. Read along below to see which products nabbed a nominee and vote for your favorite finalists HERE!
“CONSTRUCTION TOY OF THE YEAR” FINALIST: VEX ROBOTICS MINOTAUR
It’s robot-fighting time! Directly from the TV series BattleBots, comes VEX Robotics Minotaur by HEXBUG. Build your own version of this fan favorite bot, with easy snap-together pieces!
“INNOVATIVE TOY OF THE YEAR” FINALIST: HEXBUG BATTLEBOTS ARENA
The lights dim as the audience roars, you have just entered the ultimate robot showdown! Modeled after television’s favorite metallic war-zone comes HEXBUG® BattleBots® Arena™.
“PLAYSET OF THE YEAR” FINALIST: HEXBUG NANO SPACE COSMIC COMMAND
Step aboard the HEXBUG nano Space Cosmic Command and experience the fun unfold! Unleash your imagination and create an adventure for your nano as they explore interactive elements like the gravity trainer or rocket ship!
“SPECIALTY TOY OF THE YEAR” FINALIST: HEXBUG CUDDLEBOTS
Make way for something soft and adorable. HEXBUG has expanded into the realm of innovative toddler toys with HEXBUG® Cuddlebots. These robo-buddies are round, durable, and completely child safe.
Want to learn more? Read about the Toy of the Year (TOTY) judging process and see the 2017 TOTY winners HERE.