| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:02 PM
Jillian Kirby, 16, never got to meet her grandfather, but she's seen plenty of his magic — she's seen it ......
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Fans of “Transformers: Prime” can get an early look at Friday's penultimate episode, titled “Regeneration,” with the above clip from ......
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Call it Christmas, call it Hanukkah, call it Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Festivus. The truth is, we here at Hero ......
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Battleship, a board game with no characters or plot, is now a feature film, opening internationally this week and May 4 in the U.S. Early reviews say the film's storytelling takes a back seat to its explosions....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The rainbow-hued fantasy world of “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic,” a reboot of a classic kids TV series airing on cable network the Hub, has found its way into the hearts of an unexpected demographic: adult men....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Retailers are fighting hard this Christmas to beat the competition, and Target is the latest to unveil its plan to win over the holiday hordes: Go digital.
Come Oct. 14, the chain will begin prominently showcasing its Top 20 toys in its brick-and...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Lego’s sales and profits are soaring as the rest of the toy market struggles – and it has girls to thank.
Twice as many girl-centric Lego Friends sets were sold than expected in the first six months of the year, the Danish company said....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Big summer movies such as “Battleship,” “The Avengers,” “Amazing Spiderman” and “G.I. Joe” – and the packaged toys that will be sold with them – can’t come soon enough forHasbro Inc., whose...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Skechers, the Manhattan Beach footwear maker, has a new line of shoes targeted at teen girls, retailing at stores such as DSW and Dillard’s.
Sounds normal, until this: The collection is called “Daddy’$ Money.” The sneakers have...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:34 AM
The cat’s in the Monopoly bag, with a new feline token chosen to replace the tiny iron statuette voted out of the popular property-inspired board game this week.
Fans of the wheelbarrow and shoe tokens can now breathe easy -- the pieces will...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...