Hasbro's new NERF Rival Curve Shot blasters can curve their shots, like in Wanted movie starring Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy


Ever wondered they could curve bullets around some corners, just like the one they did in the movie Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy starrer Wanted. The exciting part is that it is possible now, not talking about actual bullets turning around. NERF has released their new line-up of NERF Rival Curve Shot blaster ejects spherical rounds that will send ejects careening around corners. 

So, these could spin around the air which is due to the shape of the high-impact rounds. NERF Rival Curve Shot blaster includes a unique shaped muzzle that combines with the velocity of the round blasted through it which counts for the spin observed on ejection (known as the Magnus effect). NERF said that by just rotating your muzzle you can decide your next round go straight, left, right, or down. 

Safety Gears Required 

And these NERF Rival Curve Shot blasters are recommended to be used with eyewear as these little balls are blasting through the air at a tremendous speed but the eyewear’s don’t come with the purchase. The velocity for the smaller models wasn’t declared but rounds are ejected at a velocity of 90 feet per second for the HELIX XXI-2000 (60 miles an hour – that’s crazy). 

Models Released?

These smaller two models are named Flex XXI-100 which is the smallest and least expensive. The medium model is the Sideswipe XXI-1200 with a bigger ammo capacity and is bigger due to a bolt-action loader. And the largest HELIX XXI-2000 has a pump-action loader.

NERF Rival Curve Shot blasters

Availability and Pricing

The Helix XXI-2000 will be released on August 1, 2021, which will be on sale only at Target stores in the USA. And the other two smaller models will be released on March 1, 2021. 

The price for Flex XXI-100 is approximately $15 while it will be USD 25 for Sideswipe XXI-1200. The biggest model will be pricing at USD 30. The things seem exciting for kids and adults as well and they are waiting to get their hands on them. 


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