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Which AstroShot is the Best for You: AstroShot Toy Gun Buying Guide

Which AstroShot is the Best for You: AstroShot Toy Gun Buying Guide

There’s quite a lot of AstroShot shooting toys to choose from and quite frankly, things can get confusing. They’re all special and unique in their own way, but how they differ from each other isn’t obvious at first - and this can make shopping a chore! 

By request, we’d like to help you navigate through our best-selling foam dart gun toys with ease! We’ve created this mini AstroShot buying guide to help you select the best AstroShot toy for you—or any of your loved ones. 

Here’s a brief rundown of all our AstroShot toy gun sets so far:

  • Zero G: Classic Floating Targets
  • Zero GX: Glow in the Dark Target Practice
  • Gyro: Rotating Foam Dart Fun
  • Gyro Glow: Nighttime Target Practice Essential
  • Zero GS: Newest AstroShot Floating Target Game
  • Zero GSX: All-New Glow-in-the-Dark Action Set
  • Gemini 2: Action-Packed Shooting for Kids

  • Zero G

    Zero GX

    Gyro

    Gyro Glow

    Zero GS

    Zero GSX

    Gemini 2 

    Target

    Floating

    Floating

    Rotating

    Rotating

    Floating and Flipping

    Floating and Flipping

    Standing

    # of targets included

    10 orbs

    10 orbs + 5 flip targets

    14 targets

    14 targets

    10 orbs + 5 flip targets

    10 orbs + 5 flip targets

    N/A

    Gallery Size

    13.5” W x 9.5” H 

    13.5” W x 9.5” H

    12.5” W x 11” H

    12.5” W x 11” H

    11.25" L x 3" W x 12.25" H

    11.25" L x 3" W x 12.25" H

    35” H x 15” W

    # of Blasters

    1

    1

    2

    2

    1

    2

    2

    Kind of Ammo

    Foam darts

    Foam darts

    Foam darts

    Foam darts

    Foam darts

    Foam darts

    Foam balls

    # of Ammo

    12

    12

    24

    24

    10

    10

    24

    With ammo holder?

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    N/A

    Glow?

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    Range

    20 ft

    20 ft

    20 ft

    20 ft

    25 ft

    25 ft

    20 ft

    With Sounds?

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    Players

    1 Player

    1 Player

    2 Players

    2 Players

    1 Player

    2 Players

    2 Players

    Age group

    3+

    6+

    8+

    8+

    6+

    6+

    6+

    Nerf Compatible?

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    ✔️

    N/A

    Power

    (4) Type C batteries

    (4) Type C batteries

    (3) AA batteries

    (3) AA batteries

    (4) AA batteries or USB

    (4) AA batteries or USB

    N/A


    Zero G: Classic Floating Targets

    One of our early favorites, the AstroShot Zero G, is the classic hover target toy. It features a floating target module that can accommodate five ball targets at once. If you want to experience the original, best-selling AstroShot toy, the Zero G should be on top of your shopping list!

    Zero G Features:

    • Type of target: Floating targets (10 targets included)
    • # of Blasters included: 1
    • Battery: 4x (C) batteries 
    • Age: 6+ 
    • With sound effects
    • Single-player
    • Nerf compatible 

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    Zero GX: Glow in the Dark Target Practice

    Prepare to battle in the dark with the AstroShot Zero GX. If the Zero G is the classic best-seller, the Zero GX is the classic glow-in-the-dark hover target toy. If you’re unsure how to differentiate the two models, just remember that the ‘X’ in the GX means that it’s the glow variant.

    Besides the glowing advantage, the GX also features flip targets, in case you ever get tired of shooting floating orbs 😉

    Zero GX Features: 

    • Type of target: Glow-in-the-dark floating targets + flipping targets
    • # of Blasters included: 1
    • Battery: 4x (C) batteries 
    • Age: 6+ 
    • With sound effects
    • Single-player
    • Nerf compatible

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    Gyro: Rotating Foam Dart Fun

    Another favorite classic foam dart game from AstroShot is the Gyro, a multiplayer target shooting set. Unlike the Zero series, AstroShot Gyro features a rotating target module, which, we have to say, is pretty challenging! 

    Fine-tune your sharpshooting skills by perfectly timing your shot so foam darts go through the gyrating modules and knock out the plastic targets. Gyro includes two blasters so you can have fun, head-to-head shooting competitions with your family and friends! 

     Gyro Features:

    • Type of target: Rotating targets 
    • # of Blasters included: 2
    • Battery: 3x (AA) batteries 
    • Age: 8+ 
    • With sound effects
    • Multi-player
    • Nerf compatible

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    Gyro Glow: Nighttime Target Practice Essential

    The AstroShot Gyro Glow is one of the recently launched AstroShot toys. Simply put, Gyro Glow is the Gyro’s glow-in-the-dark sibling. With the Gyro Glow, you can enjoy nighttime shooting battles with a sibling, a friend, or another family member!

    Gyro Glow Features:

    • Type of target: Glow-in-the-dark rotating targets
    • # of Blasters included: 2
    • Battery: 3x (AA) batteries 
    • Age: 8+ 
    • With sound effects
    • Multi-player
    • Nerf compatible

    Shop the Gyro Glow Now 

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    Zero GS: Newest AstroShot Floating Target Game

    Let us tell you this secret: our AstroShot toys have been consistently selling out for years! And because of this, we’ve launched three more models (two floating target variants + Gyro Glow) before this year ends. 2020 had been a crazy year and we figured adding 3 more variants may clearly not change the world, but at least add some indoor fun to our home quarantined lives 😁

    That said, we’ve launched Zero GS, the newer floating target game featuring both floating and flip targets! This gravity-defying game also has gotten a few cool upgrades, like adjustable airflow and a USB power option. Zero GS is still battery powered (4x AA batteries) but you may choose to run the Zero GS through USB power. 

    These newer zero gravity AstroShot models have an ‘S’ in them to make them less confusing 😁

    AstroShot Zero GS Features:

    • Type of target: Floating and flip targets
    • # of Blasters included: 1
    • Power: 4x (AA) batteries OR USB power
    • Age: 6+ 
    • Single-player
    • Nerf compatible

    Shop the Zero GS Now

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    Zero GSX: All-New Glow-in-the-Dark Action Set

    Like the Zero GS, the AstroShot Zero GSX is a brand-new gravity-defying target shooting game. If you’re wondering whether the ‘X’ in GSX means that it’s glow-in-the-dark (similar to the GX), you guessed it right! 

    Simply put, the GSX is the glowing version of the GS. Like its non-glowing sibling, the Zero GSX features an adjustable airflow target module with hovering balls. The GSX set features flip targets too - in case you’d like to hone your shooting skills in a different way. 

    But you know what’s more fun with the GSX? It has two blasters for you to enjoy! Grab a friend, a sibling, or a neighbor to battle with using the GSX any day 😉

    AstroShot Zero GSX Features:

    • Type of target: Glow-in-the-dark floating and flip targets
    • # of Blasters included: 2
    • Power: 4x (AA) batteries OR USB power
    • Age: 6+ 
    • Multi-player
    • Nerf compatible

    Shop the Zero GSX Now

    Gemini 2: Kid-Safe Target Shooting Game

    Last but not least, we’ve also got a kid-friendly toy gun shooting set for the younger kids! Instead of Nerf-sized foam darts, the Gemini fires 1” foam balls with its popper guns. The cool thing with popper guns is that you won’t ever need batteries for them. So with the Gemini, you’ve got yourself a foam ball shooting gun that literally won’t run out of juice - but foam balls, maybe!

    Another thing, the Gemini also features an oversized standing target - the largest module among all the AstroShot toys. And yes, this standalone target is great for pure outdoor fun and party games! 

    AstroShot Gemini Features:

    • Type of target: Standing target (measures 35” H x 15” W)
    • # of Blasters included: 2
    • Power: Pop/pump-action (no batteries required) 
    • Age: 6+ 
    • Multi-player
    • Nerf compatible

    Shop the Gemini Now
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    We hope our mini-guide helped you think about which among these cool gun toys is the best for you! Make sure to take advantage of our Buy 2 Get 1 promo until the end of the month when you purchase your favorite AstroShot toy. Add 3 items to your cart and use the code BUY2GET1 code to get one of the toys in your cart for free! 🎁🤩🛒🏷

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