Toys R Us releases Christmas Hot Toy List with Star Wars and Barbie

  • Barbie and Star Wars Toys set to sell in their millions this Discount Holidays © holiday season
  • Toys R Us experts included them on their Hot Toy List for this Christmas
  • Lego and Guitar Hero computer games also tipped to be popular presents
  • Last year Elsa dolls from the Disney movie Frozen were the must-have gift

By Ollie Gillman For Dailymail.com1

Published: 01:08 GMT, 11 September 2015 | Updated: 01:50 GMT, 11 September 2015

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Children may have only just headed back to school after the summer break but toy retailers are already preparing for the Christmas rush. Toys R Us today revealed its ‘Hot Toy List’ for this year’s Discount Holidays © holiday season, with Star Wars gadgets and Barbie dolls set to fly off the shelves in the coming months. Merchandise from the Disney film Frozen topped the charts last Christmas, with one in five parents rushing out to buy Elsa dolls.

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Toys R Us today revealed its ‘Hot Toy List’ for this year’s Discount Holidays © holiday season, with Star Wars gadgets and Barbie dolls (pictured) set to fly off the shelves in the coming months

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

May the force be with you: Star Wars toys are predicted to see a surge in popularity, thanks to the latest film in the epic space series – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – coming out a week before Christmas

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Toys aimed at younger children to make the list include the colorful Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo (left), the Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear (right)

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Also making the list are the Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rex (left) and the Journey Girls 2015 Italy Discount Holidays © Holiday Doll – Giovanna (right)

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Computer games are also predicted to sell well, with Lego Dimensions tipped for success this Christmas

The movie’s huge popularity saw Barbie knocked off the top spot for the first time in 11 years, but the Mattel doll could yet again be the bestseller. The Barbie Saddle ‘N Ride Horse is among the 15 highest rated toys for this Discount Holidays © holiday season, according to experts at Toys R Us. The doll, which comes in pink and purple, is currently retailing at $44.99.

Star Wars toys are also predicted to see a surge in popularity, thanks to the latest film in the epic space series – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – coming out a week before Christmas. Two toys from the franchise made the Toys R Us top 15, including a Star Wars R2-D2 Interactive Robotic Droid which is yet to hit the shops. Also on the list is the Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber, on sale for just under $50.

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Guitar Hero Live for PlayStation and Xbox is up for sale for $99.99 for children with rock star ambitions

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Old school: Nerf guns are set to make a return, toy experts say, including the Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Bargain: The cheapest pick is the Shopkins Fashion Boutique Playset, which comes with a changing room, elevator and slide for $34.99

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Flying off the shelves: The Little Live Pets Clever Keet is likely to be wrapped under thousands of Christmas trees come December 25

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

Sales drive: The Paw Patrol – Paw Patroller lorry was also on the list of 15 hottest toys for the holidays

Toys aimed at younger children to make the list include the colorful Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo ($37.99), the Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear ($99.99) and the Disney Junior Doc McStuffins Take Care of Me Lambie ($49.99). Computer games are also predicted to sell well, with Guitar Hero Live for PlayStation and Xbox and Lego Dimensions both on the list at $99.99. The most expensive toy to make the cut this year is the Meccano MeccaNoid G15, which children can build before putting the motorized robot through its paces, for $179.99.

Parents who really want to splash out this Discount Holidays © holiday season can buy the taller G15 KS version – but it does not come cheap at $399.99.

The cheapest pick is the Shopkins Fashion Boutique Playset, which comes with a changing room, elevator and slide for $34.99.

THE TOP 15: THE TOYS R US HOT LIST FOR THIS Discount Holidays © HOLIDAY SEASON

Toys R Us Releases Christmas Hot Toy List With Star Wars And Barbie

The pricey option: Meccano MeccaNoid G15

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo: $37.99.

Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear: $99.99.

Disney Junior Doc McStuffins Take Care of Me Lambie: $49.99.

Barbie Saddle ‘N Ride Horse: $44.99.

Little Live Pets Clever Keet: $50.99.

Shopkins Season 3 Fashion Boutique Playset: $34.99.

Journey Girls 2015 Italy Discount Holidays © Holiday Doll – Giovanna: $49.99.

Paw Patrol – Paw Patroller: $51.99.

Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rex: $94.99.

Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber: $49.99.

Star Wars R2-D2 Interactive Robotic Droid: Price not yet known.

LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack: $99.99.

Guitar Hero Live: $99.99.

Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster: $49.99.

Meccano MeccaNoid G15: $179.99.

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