Get ready to unleash a little Minion Mayhem, and enter our DESPICABLE ME 3 GIVEAWAY to win a special edition Bop-It and Operation! from Hasbro toys.  DESPICABLE ME 3 opens June 30, 2017 and continues the story of continues the story of Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), Lucy (Kristin Wiig), their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions (fresh off their own stand-alone film). Continue reading to enter our DESPICABLE ME 3 GIVEAWAY for a chance to win the Hasbro Toys. This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures.

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  • BOP IT! DESPICABLE ME 3 Edition Game

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Bop-It DESPICABLE ME 3 Edition
Ages 8 + Retail Price: $14.99

Bop it to start, then get ready to twist and pull it.  Think teens are too cool for Bop-It? Just check out my daughter’s reaction when Agnes tells her she set a new high score.

The Bop-It DESPICABLE ME 3 edition features the voice of Agnes and sounds of Minion Stuart. Requires 2 ‘AAA’ batteries, demo batteries included.

Operation: DESPICABLE ME 3 Edition
Ages 6+ Retail Price: $19.99

After a long vacation, Dave needs some help. In the Operation: DESPICABLE ME 3 Edition game, you help the MINIONS fix Dave’s wacky ailments by using tweezers to pick silly “Funatomy” pieces out of the game tray. Keep a steady hand and move cautiously, because the second you bump Dave, the buzzer will sound. The player who removes the most “Funatomy” pieces wins the game. The Operation: DESPICABLE ME 3 Edition game includes a game board, tweezers, and “Funatomy” pieces. Two “AA” batteries required, not included.

Operation: DESPICABLE ME 3 Edition

Both toys are available at most major toy retailers and on

Joining Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) and Lucy (Kristen Wiig) in DESPICABLE ME 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.

Despicable Me 3

(L-R) STEVE CARELL returns as Gru and TREY PARKER voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt in “Despicable Me 3,” Photo Credit: Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures © 2016 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru that he has a long-lost twin brother—a brother who desperately wishes to follow in his twin’s despicable footsteps—one former super-villain will rediscover just how good it feels to be bad.


(L-R) Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) meets his twin brother Dru (voiced by Steve Carell) in “Despicable Me 3,” Photo Credit: Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures © 2017 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

DESPICABLE ME 3 is directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon, and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio. The animated film is produced by Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud.

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About Dave Parfitt

Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I'm a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.