There’s something timeless about Batman. He fights crime with his endless myriad of gadgets and an indefatigable commitment to justice, it’s not hard to see why he has remained among the most popular superheroes for more than 75 years.
The newest edition to that story is the Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave.
Don’t let the name “Batcave” fool you, this thing is a big tower. It is three levels tall and the whole play set stands just a few inches shorter than a typical three year old.
It comes with Batman and The Joker, but is compatible with other Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends figurines.
Features of the Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave
- Transforms using a Power Pad to reveal Batcomputer, spread out Batwings, and eyes light up.
- Accessories include Batarang, Bat-cuffs, Bat-armor, and Bat-glider.
- Includes Batman and Joker.
- Comes with projectile launcher and three projectiles.
- Includes 2 AAA batteries.
- Stands 2 ½ feet tall.
- Recommended for ages 3-8.
What We Like About Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave
This play set is likely to keep children entertained for hours. The size and number of features involved in this is impressive.
There the usual action materials, such as a projectile launcher, but the characters fit into red Power Pads on the set. Turning these pads reveal new features, like revealing the Batcomputer, spreading batwings and lighting up the eyes.
The top Power Pad opens a chest containing the Bat-armor, while the bottom Power Pad opens the Bat-garage. There’s also a Bat-jail for the Joker and Bat-cuffs to restrain him. Plus, there is a Bat-elevator for the Caped Crusader to go between the many floors of his Transforming Batcave.
Other Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends figures sold separately or featured in other kits will work on the Power Pads in this play set.
What Others Are Saying About Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave
A number of parents are impressed by how many features are included in the Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave. Many have reported their younger children being excited and impressed by the spreading batwings and light up eyes in this toy. A few parents were thankful that the toy does not contain any noise buttons.
Some have expressed concern over the size of this item. One said that it was top-heavy and prone to tipping if it was not on a level surface. Another mentioned that if their child did not play with it so often, it would be difficult to store.
The number of features is impressive means that the Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave will keep children entertained for many hours. Pricewise this kit is on par with other Fisher-Price Imaginext offerings of similar size and complexity. If you find it for cheaper, it is a good value.
This is one of those toys that can capture a child’s attention even when wrapped up and sitting under the tree. Once the paper is torn off, they will be busy with this toy for ages.