Top 10 Toys for 8 Year Old Boys 2015-2016

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2015-2016 Best Toys for Boys 8 Years of Age

 
3 boys smilingWhen moving up in age range a bit, toys begin to take on a bit more “character” – toys with more challenge and creativity come into play. This year the toys for boys 8 years of age are a reflection of this.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best toys for 8 year old boys for the Christmas season of 2015 and into 2016, based on popularity by sales, as well as considering high overall consumer ratings and good reviews from parents and their kids.

For shoppers: For each of the toys listed on this page, multiple online shopping resources are picked for their trusted security as well as low pricing. Where available, product review links are also provided.

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What’s Here:

1. WowWee MiP Robot Rev Set
2. Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack
3. Nintendo 3DS XL
4. Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster
5. LEGO Minecraft the Snow Hideout (21120)
6. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)
7. WowWee Miposaur
8. Air Hogs Shadow Launcher RC Car Copter
9. Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid
10. Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football

1. WowWee MiP Robot Rev Set

List Price: $99.00
Current Price: $63.79
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Hitting 1st place among the top ten toys for eight year-old boys this year is WowWee MiP Robot Rev.

App-driven. Rev is a two-car game that requires at least one human opponent against the Robotic Enhanced Vehicles – hence REV. While there are two vehicles included in this set, up to sixteen can play at once, battling it out onscreen.

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Wowwee Mip Robot Rev (2 Cars Included) - Rev (2 Cars Included)-Robortic Enhanced

$78.39
End Date: Thursday Feb-11-2016 6:09:21 PST
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Rev 2 Cars Set Wow Wee Mip Robot Toy

$103.99
End Date: Wednesday Feb-17-2016 12:13:41 PST
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WowWee MiP Robot REV (2 Cars Included) 0420

$101.92
End Date: Friday Feb-19-2016 8:16:30 PST
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2. Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack

List Price: $119.99
Current Price: $36.00
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Marking its place as #2 among this year’s top 8 year-old boys’ toys is Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack.

Bringing together imagination and creative playtime, the Marvel Avengers Starter Pack is all about letting little superheroes reenact their favorite scenes from the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie. Accessories include Smart Figures of Avengers superheroes and wearable Ironman Repulsor gear. There are new missions that require teamwork to defeat Ultron.

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New Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack Gamma Gear Model:22029132

$59.98
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 6:33:39 PST
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Used Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack Repulsor

$79.87
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 13:48:45 PST
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Disney Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack New in Box

$48.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 14:21:43 PST
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3. Nintendo 3DS XL

List Price: $199.99
Current Price: $174.99
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The Nintendo 3DS XL gaming system comes in next on the list.

The new and improved Nintendo 3DS XL is the same awesome, compact gaming concept—only bigger and better with a clearer, crisper resolution and compatibilities for ALL 3DS games. The main screen is customizable to with enhanced controls and built-in software for Amiibo recognition. Includes parental controls for younger kiddos.

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New Nintendo 3DS XL Fire Emblem Fates Edition Console

$245.59
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 13:33:26 PST
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Nintendo 3DS XL Silver Super Mario & Luigi Dream Team Edition 3D DS Game System

$107.50 (26 Bids)
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 13:34:51 PST
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Nintendo 3DS XL System BLUE / BLACK (Portable Handheld 3D Mario DS DSi) NEW

$199.99
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 13:54:13 PST
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4. Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster

List Price: $49.99
Current Price: $25.00
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Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 also makes its way to the list of the ten best toys for eight year old boys for 2015-2016.

I am all for backyard battles, and the great thing is, you can have Nerf wars anytime, anywhere. Okay, maybe that is exaggerating a bit, but still – this Blaster is just as much fun to wield in autumn as it would be to wage war with in summer. Customizable build.

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NICE! Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster Automatic Rapid Fire

$19.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 21:47:46 PST
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NEW Kids Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster Darts Toy Gun Refill Bullet Dart

$69.39
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 22:59:23 PST
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Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster

$67.95
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 6:16:13 PST
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5. LEGO Minecraft the Snow Hideout (21120)

List Price: $39.99
Current Price: $32.00
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Fifth in the list of the best toys for 8 year old boys 2015 and into 2016 – LEGO Minecraft the Snow Hideout.

I had no idea that it snowed in Minecraft. Shrug! Go figure. This LEGO set is all about building a Snow Hideout or Fortress for Steve to wait out the winter. Of course, there are secret passages to construct, a Snow Golem to activate, and an exploding Creeper to avoid.

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LEGO Minecraft 21120 the Snow Hideout Building Kit Set NEW SEALED FREE SHIPPING

$46.00
End Date: Friday Feb-12-2016 10:24:15 PST
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LEGO Minecraft The Snow Hideout Set 21120 w Steve, Creeper, Snow Golem

$52.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-16-2016 11:30:21 PST
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LEGO Minecraft The Snow Hideout 21120 Building Toy Set

$85.00
End Date: Tuesday Feb-16-2016 18:52:48 PST
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6. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)

List Price: $149.99
Current Price: $149.00
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A good example of Star Wars taking a front-and-center position among toys for kids this Christmas – here is the LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon.

Star Wars is the ish…whatever that means. This LEGO Building Kit is ginormous, comprised of over 1200 building bricks that come together to create a replica of the Millennium Falcon – only scaled down in size. Includes buildable compartments for weapons.

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LEGO MILLENNIUM FALCON 75105 SET INSTRUCTIONS ONLY New Star Wars book

$6.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 4:54:34 PST
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BRAND NEW LEGO STAR WARS 7965 Millennium Falcon Retired FACTORY SEALED Set

$229.95
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 20:48:25 PST
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Star wars the force awakens htf millennium falcon lego set # 75105

$99.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Feb-10-2016 2:31:47 PST
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7. WowWee Miposaur

List Price: $119.00
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Here is the new WowWee Miposaur – a great toy for kids at or around 8 years of age for this year.

From the new Wow Wee collection—the Miposaur is an interactive dinosaur with an evolved robotic intelligence that learns and progresses with each new interaction. The dino is path-tracing with a Beacon Sense Trackball that it follows everywhere. There is also a customizable, downloadable dinosaur app for Bluetooth 4.0-enabled gadgets.

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Toy Robot Control New Miposaur Wheel Interactive Dinosaur Remote WowWee Dual Kid

$122.99
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 10:42:11 PST
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NEW WowWee MiP Robot Miposaur Toy Dinosaur Use With Your Phone Brand NEW Sealed

$135.00
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 13:05:16 PST
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Miposaur Dinosaur Remote Control Interactive Robot New By Wowwee

$147.90
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 17:17:28 PST
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8. Air Hogs Shadow Launcher RC Car Copter

List Price: $39.99
Current Price: $38.98
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A fun new RC vehicle for 2015 and into 2016 – Air Hogs Shadow Launcher RC Car Copter comes in next on the list.

Air Hogs has gone into overdrive this year with their range of awesome remote-controlled must-haves. This two-in-one has the outward appearance of a military truck, but the interior hides a pint-size chopper—both gadgets operate individually, but travel together. For indoor use, the Shadow Launcher is the stealthiest RC option.

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Air Hogs - Shadow Launcher Car Copter

$12.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Feb-11-2016 10:04:34 PST
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Air Hogs - Shadow Launcher Car Copter Standard Packaging

$48.90
End Date: Friday Feb-12-2016 11:03:21 PST
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Air Hogs - Shadow Launcher Car Copter Free Shipping

$34.75
End Date: Friday Feb-12-2016 18:31:49 PST
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9. Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid

List Price: $149.95
Current Price: $144.00
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Ninth in line of the ten best 8 year old boys’ toys is the Sphero Star Wars BB-8.

Sphero is a unique, authentic Droid with app-enabled capabilities and intelligent sensors. While it takes some time to receive one of these, it is SO worth the wait. Controlled with a smartphone or tablet, Sphero reacts to familiar voices, displays holographic videos, and explores the Star Wars galaxies in 3D.

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Disney Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid Sphero FORCE FRIDAY On Hand Ready to go!

$189.99
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 10:21:57 PST
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Sphero Disney Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid Box

$0.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 10:31:56 PST
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Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Enabled Droid HTF-SEALED-FREE SHIP US

$185.00
End Date: Monday Feb-8-2016 10:46:47 PST
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10. Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football

This year’s final item on the list of the top 10 toys for 8 year old boys is the Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football.

Football season has arrived and sports fanatics are gearing up for the big games of the holidays. The Vortex is a neat-o, spiraling football that kids can use to practice throwing and spirals. The long-range tails makes for amazing distance.

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Nerf N-Sports Vortex Aero Howler Football, Green and Grey

$28.01
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 12:55:56 PST
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Nerf Durable N-Sports Vortex Aero Howler Football, Green and Grey

$35.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 16:17:43 PST
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New NERF N-Sports Vortex Aero Howler Football-Orange Model:15068049

$20.38
End Date: Tuesday Feb-9-2016 20:29:48 PST
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/20/15.

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