LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest retailer of toys asked the experts – kids - to choose the best toys of the year, and RECOIL by Skyrocket was selected as a Walmart Top Rated by Kids toy for holiday 2017. RECOIL, coined the modern laser tag, is sure to top tween kids' holiday wish lists this season.
To kick off the countdown to the holiday season, Walmart unveiled the list of this year's hottest toys, as rated by a panel of esteemed experts: kids. In determining this year's winners, they once again enlisted the help of hundreds of kids to play with hundreds of contenders and determine the hottest toys for the holidays.
RECOIL revolutionizes the way we play by turning any outdoor space into a digitally-enhanced, multiplayer battlefield. Using in-ear surround sound, haptic response weaponry, and smartphone integrated gameplay, players are able to spawn into the middle of the most immersive battlefield they have ever experienced.
"At Skyrocket, we are defining a new category of competitive gameplay, so we're thrilled that kids have embraced RECOIL as one of the hottest toys for the holidays," said Skyrocket's Senior Marketing Director, Craig Mitchell. "The response since RECOIL launched last month has been explosive! Kids love it and parents praise the fact that it gets their tween kids outside, off the couch and interacting with friends in the real world. We believe the world is now game!"
RECOIL is for ages 12 and up and is available at all major retailers. The Mulitplayer Starter Set ($129.99 MSRP) includes two RK-45 Spitfire weapons, the Wi-fi Game Hub base, downloadable mobile game app and four AR tags.
Skyrocket develops, manufactures and markets innovative and tech-driven consumer products with mass market distribution, including drones, robots, vehicles, toys-to-life, games, virtual reality, outdoor and novelty toys. Skyrocket is the #1 Flying RC manufacturer in the U.S. according to NPD. Skyrocket manages a portfolio of original IP, including Sky Viper®, Mebo®, VRSE, Recoil™ and more, in addition to products sold under major licenses.
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