I know we’re all a little bit sad about Nerf’s recent Facebook announcement of no NTDL for 2012, but there’s still good stuff being released for the blaster line so it’s not a total loss. The first 2012 Dart Tag blaster I have to review for you today is the SpeedSwarm.
The Speed Swarm is a beefy 10 round pistol. It feels like you’re wielding a futuristic version of Hellboy’s Samaritan. The overall weight of the blaster makes it a little off balance, mainly attributed to the battery load. However, since the SpeedSwarm only uses 6 “AA” batteries the weight could be a lot worse. The blaster fires at the pull of the trigger with no on/off switch. Because of this there is a half second or so delay from initial trigger pull to first round firing, but this is really not that big of an issue as the SpeedSwarm unloads pretty quickly(as seen on The AFoN Show). Continue reading Dart Tag Speed Swarm Review