If you’re looking for the best new Imaginext toys of 2016, then look no further than this list of the top 18 sets. Whether your kids are into Batman, Superman, or something entirely different, we’ve included a whole different range of recognizable characters and command centers for them to get their hands on.
The Robo Batcave is the perfect hideaway for Batman when the usual baddies start stirring up trouble in Gotham city. With real working parts, the Batcave has a tonne of functionality, including a projectile launcher to defend itself against the Joker, Penguin and their army of henchman.
When Batman goes head to head with Superman, there can be only one winner. Following on from the superhero movie comes this Imaginext set, which includes Gotham City and Metropolis. With 4 power pads included in the playset, the kids will love launching their favorite superheros into the sky.
With the release of the remastered Power Rangers movie, it’s time to add the Power Rangers Command Center to the kids’ playset. This Command Center has working power pads, with a firing cannon and projectile launchers to defend the center, as well as Alpha 5 and the Blue Power Ranger.
When the usual suspects are causing a ruckus in Gotham City, kit Batman out with the DC Super Friends Batmobile. He’ll really sit in the cockpit, using pop-up shields, a rotating cannon and missiles that really fire, to combat those bad guys. This set comes with the Bat included, too.
Every Power Rangers story needs bad guys as well as good guys. This set comes with Repulsa and Finster, who are hell-bent on creating an army of evil monsters to take care of the Rangers once and for all. These figures are the perfect compliment to any Power Rangers play scenario.
The Marvel Super Heroes Jungle Squad packs in a number of recognizable friends that the kids will love using to act out those save-the-world moments. Packed into this little set is Captain America, as well as Iron Man, Ant Man, Falcon, Black Panther and Hawkeye.
This pack comes with Superman and his Battle Armor, so that the kids can play with the two separately, or attach the Battle Armor to Superman when he needs that extra strength to defeat the baddies. This figure also comes complete with a pair of removable rocket boots.
Just imagine all of the possibilities that the kids can come up with using this pack of 5 DC figurines. Bad guys Joker and Penguin go up against good guys Batman, Hawk Man and the Green Lantern in whatever battle their minds can dream up.
When it comes to value for money, you can’t get a much better set than this. For lovers of the Star Wars universe, this pack combines 10 Galactic Heroes from across the saga, including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda and a Stormtrooper.
Coupled with a miniature Joker figurine and several Garbage barrels, the Joker Garbage Truck is a great addition to any existing Gotham universe they’ve created from their Imaginex toys. These barrels really load into the truck, before unloading with the flick of a lever.
For young buccaneers, the Imaginext Blackbeard’s Lair is the perfect hideaway. With a press of a hidden power pad, the skull fires projectiles out of its eye to fend off would-be treasure hunters. With another pad, the attached anchor and case really swing. There’s heaps of action to keep the kids busy.
Killer Croc is the latest bad guy in town, tearing up Gotham City on his Swamp Ski. Who else is going to stop him, if not Batman, using his Bat Boat loaded with pop up cannons; though he’s going to have to watch out for The Joker on his Joker Cycle.
When Mr Freeze slides into town in his robot suit, complete with drill attachment, it’s going to be up to Batman to put him on ice. This playset makes a great addition to the kids’ arsenal of bad guys, allowing them to create even bigger and cooler battles in Gotham City.
Nobody moves faster than The Flash, but now the kids can try with this Imaginext Flash playset. Included is a miniature Flash figurine, as well as lightning bolt accessories. Complete with The Flash’s wheel, they’ll love re-enacting scenes from the hit TV show.
For those kids who love to follow the Spongebob TV show, this pack makes the perfect gift. Caveman Spongebob and Cavemen Patrick are both included, as well as an outdoor camp fire and wooden club. Kids will love recreating prehistoric scenes from the show.
Expand their collection of Imaginext Batman heroes with the Thunder Punch Batman figurine, complete with working weaponry. This Bat is sporting two fully loaded arms, with a working Batarang launcher on one, and the Thunder Punch attachment on the other. No bad guys will stand a chance.
When Two Face rolls into town in his SUV, it’ll be up to Batman to put a stop to his reign of terror. With monster wheels and a cannon turret mounted up top, which really fires projectiles, they’ll have a blast playing with this set. And of course, Two Face himself is included, too.
When you’re running out of bad guys for Batman or Superman to fight, and they’ve already banged up The Joker or Harley Quinn, why not introduce some new monsters and fiends into the mix? The Wolfman in chains is one of 8 monstrous creations to add new fun to their play.