Montreal, March 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WowWee®, a leading manufacturer of innovative consumer robotic and entertainment products, today unleashes the newest phenomenon in interactive robotic toys. Introducing UNTAMED™ by Fingerlings® – putting Ferocious at your Fingertips™ with a line of interactive predators that you can control from friend…to foe! The first of the UNTAMED creatures – the UNTAMED Raptors – roar online and in-stores in Canada, Australia, and the UK this week for their debut launch.
The newest spinoff from WowWee’s wildly successful Fingerlings family, the UNTAMED Raptors are lifelike creatures that are fierce and unpredictable! The UNTAMED Raptors are four different characters, each with its own unique name and personality: Stealth, Blaze, Fury, and Razor. Complete with snapping jaws and gripping claws, these fierce and friendly interactive pets react to touch, motion, and sound with over 40 different sounds and animations. Collect them all to unleash their full ferocity at your fingertips – these pets are yours to tame, and the control is in your hands!
WowWee continues to pride itself in delivering on phenomenal play patterns with meaningful innovation that allows for extraordinary prices, following on the success of its Fingerlings line of monkeys, unicorns, sloths and more this past holiday season.
“We’ve struck a chord by delivering a truly interactive experience at an affordable price,” said Andrew Yanofsky, Brand Manager at WowWee. “And, it’s also about delivering great characters that truly feel alive!”
“We’re empowering kids by putting them in control. They get to decide, based on how they play, how their UNTAMED creature interacts with them…whether that’s angry, calm, tamed, or untamed. This was an important focus for us in our development.” adds Davin Sufer, Chief Tech Officer at WowWee.
The adventure unleashes in Canada, Australia, and the UK for pre-order beginning this week and will be available at all international major retailers in-store in the coming weeks. The UNTAMED Raptors will hit stores in May and be priced at $14.99 each USD.
To discover more about UNTAMED, please visit: http://untamed.wowwee.com/.
WowWee® is a 30 year global innovator and industry leader in developing, marketing, and distributing hi-tech consumer robotic, toy, and entertainment products. Since its launch in 1988, WowWee has revolutionized the way consumers interact with robotics – fusing technology and imagination to deliver award-winning toys and gadgets such as Robosapien® and MiP®, The Toy Association’s Innovative Toy of the Year (TOTY) in 2015. WowWee’s most recent innovation, Fingerlings®- the first-ever line of animatronic collectible toys – instantly skyrocketed in popularity, topped retail best-selling lists around the world, and recently won the 2018 Collectible Toy of the Year and overall Toy of the Year awards. A full range of new product lines and a robust licensing and entertainment program is planned for 2018 and beyond. With offices in Montreal, San Diego and Hong Kong, WowWee continues to innovate across the toy and entertainment categories. Please visit http://www.wowwee.com/.
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