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Hatchimals are bird-type creatures you coax out of an egg and eventually train to talk and play games. It's only November, but they're already sold out. Let the panic begin.

They've sold out of this thing??
They've sold out of this thing??

Aside from the egg and the fact that your kid won't know which one they're going to get until it has hatched, it's unclear how this is different that our Furbies of yore. Still, Hatchimals have already created an international panic as parents are finding out that the toy they need to get for Christmas is already sold out before Thanksgiving.

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Already, the rumors are spreading.

Hatchimals makers Spin Master swears this isn't a publicity stunt. This pop-up is the first thing you'll see when you go to their site.

More like "WE DON'T GOT IT!"
More like "WE DON'T GOT IT!"

Whether this is just a greedy ploy or an accident, if a Hatchimals was on your kid's list, you've only got two options: either put yourself on a waiting list and teach your kid the value of patience, or shove a Furby into a giant plastic Easter egg and hope for the best.