Even young children dream about the day they turn 16 so they can drive. It’s just something that they can’t wait to do. Until that day comes, they can get pretty close to that same thrill with the Tomica Hypercity Mega Station set. You child will love the feeling of actually driving around a city in a train, and this set has all the components necessary to provide that excitement.
The set is sold only at Toys R Us (or online) and is the newest release from Tomy, a giant in the toy industry. This one is almost gauranteed to be a big hit. The premise is that children can drive their cars through the automated imaginary place called Hypercity. The city included a large train and lots of other smaller cars to create a busy city feel.
The creators have been a huge force in the toy industry for several decades and have a long resume of interesting products that kids love. This set will be no different. Its kid friendly design gives them the full experience of travel and city development.
So here’s what you get. For starters, there’s a train that is designed to pull into a busy train stations. Yes, it’s a train set, but there’s more to it than that. It’s a very realistic set up. Cars have to wait for the train to go by before they can move. Once the train passes, they can carry on with their journey. This can be done automatically, or your child can switch it into manual mode giving him or her the opportunity to control all the movements.
One of the things that makes the Tomica Hypercity Mega Station Set so unique is that your child can play designer. In other words, everything is included that will allow him to build his own set. He can place trees, lampposts and parking spaces wherever he wants. He can even decide where to build paved roads. Convience stores can be placed where they are most, well, convenient. Included is the railroad station and train, convenience stores, 2 cars and a Tomika figure. About the only thing not included is imagination, but your child will easy supply that himself.
Making the city more realistic are the lights and sounds and the fully automated train station. The track has all the accessories needed to make a busy city. This is different from a tradition set in that it builds to a very big display. That means your child has plenty of room to move around the city. There’s even room to have a friend or two join in the fun.
The features are typical Tomy. That means the city is decorated with appealing and eye catching figures. The Tomica Hypercity Mega Station Set is designed for kids ages 4 and up, but don’t be surprised if smaller kids want to get in on the action as well. And it won’t be a one year wonder either. This is one toy that can be played with for years without getting old.
If you are looking for a way to bring a city into your living room or playroom, the Tomica Hypercity Mega Station Set will do just that. And with an operational train and train station, plus other items typical of a thriving city, it truly is a chance for your child to run the show. You may think it’s just another train set, but in reality, it’s so much more.
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