We have been lucky enough to have been sent a lovely box of the new Season 8 Roblox toys from Jazwares so that we can review them.
L is a big fan of Roblox and though he doesn’t play the game much, mainly because I don’t understand it, I’m rubbish at these things, he really likes watching Roblox videos and playing with the toys.
He received a 6 figure set of Roblox characters from the Apocalypse Rising 2 range, with lots of fun characters and accessories ready for battle he was straight to playing and setting up all kinds of elaborate stories around the house. Other than being a bit tricky to get out of the box these were an immediate hit and I think it’s a great first pack to get for any fan as there is enough in it to start playing right away.
We got a two figure set from Murder Mystery 2 that came with loads of accessories. He got extra weapons and a box for the characters to hide behind or stand on during play.
Then he got Megaminer, one of the core characters. Now as I’m not overly familiar with the Roblox world I didn’t know he was actually iconic, but L has been teaching me. I actually really liked this one though, it was less about the weapons and fighting and he had a nice cheery face and came with a mining cart, gems and a pick axe.
L also got two of the blind boxes. I don’t know any kid who doesn’t like a good surprise toy and these were no exception. L was desperate to see what was inside them. Each box had a different collectable character and accessory, as well as a checklist so you could mark of which ones you have and which ones you still need. These characters are a lot of fun, we got a pirate and his parrot which I thought was really funny. There are 24 new figures to collect in series 8, so that is a lot of good fun.
Now I’m not going to pretend I don’t struggle with all the weapons and apocalypse and zombie style themes for toys aimed at ages 6+, I’m always going to and I often find myself trying to find the right balance between things my son just adores and his friends play and things I am comfortable with as a parent. Not exactly a new struggle I know! But when it comes down to it, L really does love these toys and plays really nicely with them, even if there are a few more gun battles then I will ever be happy with.
I love that you can mix and match between all the sets to make your own fun combinations, just like you do in the game when you are building your characters. I also liked that each pack came with a special code so you could redeem an item for the online game, we got some different clothing items and even a couple of whole Roblox people. One of the cards even came with an extra code!
These toys are just a lot of fun and they have made a little boy very happy. His imagination has been running wild and it’s lovely to watch. You can find the new series 8 Roblox Toys at Smyths, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsburys, Argos, Amazon, The Entertainer and other good retailers.
Disclosure – we were kindly gifted these toys for the purpose of this review.