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The Best Toys of Toy Fair 2019

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Popular Mechanics went hard at the 2019 Toy Fair and, lucky for all of us, ranked the best of what they saw.

February is here and that means it’s time for Toy Fair. Here are some of the highlights that show what cool toys you can expect to see in 2019.

Remote-control cars that can shred on level ground are fun to a point, but they’ve got nothing on a racer that can take to the walls. Air Hogs Zero Gravity Laser Racer pulls off its gravitational hijinks using a small underside vacuum that allows it to firmly attach to smooth walls or even ceilings, where you can control it by using its controller to point a laser that the car follows dutifully. It’s USB rechargeable, so no need to worry about digging up batteries when you’re ready to go walls out. It’ll be available fall 2019 for $40.

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