Friday, May 22, 2009

Night at the Museum 2 Toys at McDonalds

McDonalds are giving away 8 collectable Night at the Museum 2 happy meal toys beginning 22 May 2009 including such favorites as Larry, Rexy and Octavius. The McDonalds release of the Happy Meal collection entitled Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian coincides with the release of the Night at the Museum 2 movie and is part of a global partnership between 20th Century Fox and McDonalds.

Night at the Museum 2 Happy Meal Toys from McDonalds 2009
In some parts of the world extra kids toys are being promoted. For example there are 10 toys in the Night at Museum 2 Australia and New Zealand sets with the addition of Napoleon sitting on a horse and Larry on a motorbike

The toys are made of durable plastic and depict 8 different characters from the movie. Each toy figure comes with a card which activates it much like the tablet in the movie.

The happy meal toys included in the McDonalds Night at the Museum 2 set are:

Easter Island
Larry and the Giant Squid
Amelia Earhart
Able the Space Monkey
Octavius
Einstein
Rexy
General Custer

McDonalds Night at the Museum 2 Happy Meal toy - Easter Island 2009

Night at the Museum 2 Happy Meal Toys from McDonalds 2009 - Octavius


Additional collectable happy meal toys available in foreign sets include:

Napoleon
Larry on a Motorbike


Related Links
View Previous McDonalds Happy Meal Toys Promotions
List of McDonalds Happy Meal Toy Promotions



Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Star Trek Toys at Burger King

New for 2009 at Burger King comes the Star Trek Kids Meal Toy Promotion - a toy tie-in with the latest Star Trek movie. There are 16 toys in this promotion doing justice to the long tradition that is Star Trek. Every week 4 toys will be released over a period of 4 weeks. Each toy has its own sound effect and comes with a small booklet describing the line up of toys included in the promotion.

Burger King Star Trek Toys Promotion - 16 Toys in the Set.  Photo Credit: Trekmovie.com

Image Courtesy of Trekmovie.com

The Star Trek set of 16 kids meal toys includes the following toys:

Star Trek Officers
Captain Kirk - “Kirk to enterprise”
Spock - “A rescue attempt would be illogical”
Bones - “I’m a doctor, not a physicist”
Scotty - “I’m giving it all she’s got, Captain”
Uhura - “Captain, we’re being hailed”
Chekov - “Ensign Chekov Pavel Andreivich, sir”
Sulu - “Warp 3, sir”
Spock Prime (Original Spock) - “Live long and prosper”

Burger King Star Trek Kids Meal Toy Promotion 2009 - Captain Kirk Figure
Burger King Star Trek Kids Meal Toy Promotion 2009 - Spock Figure

Ships, Vehicles and Equipment
USS Enterprise - “Whoosh”
USS Kelvin - “Red Alert!”
Warbird - “Zoom”
Spock's Ship (Jellyfish) - “You’re gonna be able to fly this thing, right?
Shuttle - “Approaching Drop Zone”
Tricorder - Stardate 2248.42
Communicator - “Beam me up”
Hover Bike - “Vroom”

Burger King Star Trek Kids Meal Toy Promotion 2009 - USS Enterprise
Burger King Star Trek Kids Meal Toy Promotion 2009 - Klingon Warbird
Burger King Star Trek Kids Meal Toy Promotion 2009 - Tricorder

16 Star Trek themed promotional toys from Burger King released in February 2009. Each character toy comes complete with sound effects. Watch the video to hear the toys speak:



Watch the Burger King Commercial - 31 secs


Also included in the promotion by Burger King are 4 quality Star Trek frosted glasses which are available for purchase at the rate of one per week over the 4 weeks. Each glass is nicely packaged in a box featuring a ship and a checklist on the box. The Burger King Star Trek glasses collection features:

Kirk and the Enterprise
Uhura and the Enterprise
Nero and the Narada
Spock and the Original Spock with Jellfish Ship


Burger King Star Trek Kids Meal Glasses Promotion 2009 - 4 Limited Edition Frosted Glasses at $1.99 each featuring Kirk/Enterprise/Uhuru/Enterprise/Nero/Narada/Spock/Jellyfish

This article has provided a rundown of the toys and glasses being promoted by Burger King in 2009 as part of a tie-in with the latest Star Trek movie. Images of the toys and information about their sound effects is included. Live long and prosper!!!

Related Links
TrekMovie.com - Exclusive First Look
Gamer Tell - Photo Gallery