The XBO is the Exclusive Video Game Console on Toys “R” Us Holiday Hot Toy List #1

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Exciting news today from our partners at Toys “R” Us – Xbox One is honored as the exclusive video game console on the Toys “R” Us 2013 Holiday Hot Toy List and one of the Fabulous 15 Hot Toys for Holiday 2013. The Toys “R” Us Holiday Hot Toy List provides parents and gift-givers insight into the toys sure to appear on children’s wish lists as the holiday shopping season gets underway.

"Identifying the toys that will make the Holiday Hot Toy List is no easy feat. It's something we take great pride in – ensuring that the toys named with this distinction are truly the toys that kids from all corners of the country will be most excited about," said Lisa Harnisch, Senior Vice President, General Merchandising Manager, Toys "R" Us, U.S. "All 36 playthings named to this year's list were chosen because they're undoubtedly HOT, from Cra-Z-Loom, one of the most buzzed-about items this season, to Xbox One and tabeo e2, which are generating a ton of excitement before they are even available in stores. As kids begin scribbling their wish lists to Santa, parents can feel confident that with the Toys "R" Us Holiday Hot Toy List in hand, they have the inside scoop on what will help make their kids' wishes come true this season."

Thanks to our friends at Toys “R” Us for this honor. Parents and gift-givers – start your holiday list-making!
http://news.xbox.com/2013/09/xbox-one-toys-r-us-holiday


gotta sell dem $500 consoles to those parents now ya hear!


 

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So it's exclusive on a LIST, but they will still sell the PS4.
 
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Well TRU is backing the XBO this year and that's a good thing.
 

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So it's exclusive on a LIST, but they will still sell the PS4.
well yeah. The point is that the circular is extremely visible. Hell, when i was a kid it was beautiful day when the TRU catalog came in the mail. I pretty much picked all my christmas toys from it.
 

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well yeah. The point is that the circular is extremely visible. Hell, when i was a kid it was beautiful day when the TRU catalog came in the mail. I pretty much picked all my christmas toys from it.

i can remember getting the SEARS catalog and pouting over the toys in that for weeks
 

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My brother and I put a sticker on every toy we wanted on those catalogs. Ahhh good times. We got like 3 out of 15 toys though.
 

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i can remember getting the SEARS catalog and pouting over the toys in that for weeks
yup, forgot about sears. I dont think they even sell toys anymore do they? I dont think the ones by me do.
 

illiniguy

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ours has been threatening to shut down for a year or so...it is not a good place to shop
 

SevenDead1ySinz

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Is TRU even a major purchasing center for games? Where I live they have a decent gaming section..but very little volume is done.
 

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i can remember getting the SEARS catalog and pouting over the toys in that for weeks
I remember those days. It would be Sears and JC Penny's. My brother, sister, and I would be circling all the different toys we wanted for Xmas.
 

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Is TRU even a major purchasing center for games? Where I live they have a decent gaming section..but very little volume is done.
I think online they are... def one of the biggest
 

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In store TRU might not sell a lot of GAMES, but they move a ton of CONSOLES.
 

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that's cool.
 
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Is TRU even a major purchasing center for games? Where I live they have a decent gaming section..but very little volume is done.
I vote yes. New consoles are usually major holiday items and TRU most likely rakes in more cash around that time any other period of the year.
 

SevenDead1ySinz

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Hmm ok then, Where I live TRU is kind of the stop of last resort for gaming lol. EB/Wal-mart/FS(BB) is usually the busiest.
 

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Fabulous 15 and the pic only shows 10....maybe PS4 is on the bottom row not being shown? I mean surely for TRU BOTH consoles will be in their Top 15 hot toys this holiday...more likely #1 and #2 hot toys, though that Doc McStuffin's check-up center looks like some really pervy fun. :txbrolleyes:
 

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Z A C K

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well yeah. The point is that the circular is extremely visible. Hell, when i was a kid it was beautiful day when the TRU catalog came in the mail. I pretty much picked all my christmas toys from it.
I did exactly the same thing. I still remember the year that I picked out the N64 from a Toys R Us catalog. Good year.. good year.
 

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TRU is only a major player during the holidays. So this is good for Microsoft.
 

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Scroll down a bit, right next to My Lil' Pony. BOOM!

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So, just to be clear, you're asserting that it's the 32nd item in the Fabulous 15?
 

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TRU supports X1. I approve of TRU.
 

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So, just to be clear, you're asserting that it's the 32nd item in the Fabulous 15?
Just pointing out that it's on the page.
 

hrudey

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I hate when I have to point out obvious stuff because it feels like I'm being condescending, but read the post in context.
I missed that 7ds was responding to someone else - I thought it was your original post. The context was:

Fabulous 15 and the pic only shows 10....maybe PS4 is on the bottom row not being shown? I mean surely for TRU BOTH consoles will be in their Top 15 hot toys this holiday...more likely #1 and #2 hot toys, though that Doc McStuffin's check-up center looks like some really pervy fun. :txbrolleyes:
and the response:
So the context absolutely was the Fabulous 15. ;)
 

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I missed that 7ds was responding to someone else - I thought it was your original post. The context was:


and the response:


So the context absolutely was the Fabulous 15. ;)
My bad, edited. Apparently I can't read.

Either way I was simply pointing out that it was on the page. I didn't say it was part of the 15, so not sure why you would assume I was.
 

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PS4 is listed. But you have to go to the Fabulous 150 and start from the bottom. ;)
 

pravus

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PS4 is listed. But you have to go to the Fabulous 150 and start from the bottom. ;)
I wonder if Sony pissed someone off over @TRU for them to put their major console at the very bottom, next to my little brony. It just seems a little intentional.
 

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On the page or not, I think having the Xbox One in the "Fab 15" and the PS4 not, is a big advantage for Microsoft. Must have had to dig pretty deep in ol' Bill's wallet to set that one up.