Hasbro unveils UK play and entertainment lineup for 2022

Hasbro is unveiling new entertainment and product innovations across all its key franchise categories in 2022, adding to its ranges for mega-hit Nerf, action brands Power Rangers and Transformers, preschool favourite Peppa Pig, and more.

“It’s an extraordinary time for the Hasbro business, as we supercharge our brand blueprint and fully ignite the power and potential of our brands, our partnerships and our purpose to position ourselves as not just a toy and game company but a multi-dimensional leader in the global entertainment, digital and play space,” said Eric Nyman, incoming President and Chief Operating Officer, Hasbro. “Whether it’s a memory-making family game night at home or new series from the Transformers and My Little Pony franchises, Hasbro brands are available for consumers across every format imaginable. We’re proud to deliver these engaging play and entertainment experiences that create unforgettable memories for fans of all ages.”

UK products launches for 2022 include:

GAMES & MONOPOLY

CLUEDO TREACHERY AT TUDOR MANSION ESCAPE & SOLVE MYSTERY GAME (F5699)

(HASBRO/Ages 10 years & up/Players: 1-6/Approx. Retail Price: £17.99 /Available: A/W 2022)

You’re a guest at Mr. Boddy’s mansion when suddenly you hear a shriek, the lights go out and you find Mr. Boddy dead! You and your fellow players are then put to the ultimate test: Work together to escape the mansion, as well as determine who killed Mr. Boddy, where they did it and with what weapon. The Cluedo Treachery at Tudor Mansion Escape & Solve Mystery game offers classic Cluedo characters and stories in a compelling escape room experience that lets players start playing straight away with limited setup. The dynamic gameboard is built room-by-room as players explore the mansion, draw cards, solve puzzles, unlock new rooms and uncover clues. After escaping the mansion, players review the clues they’ve gathered to make a correct accusation and win the game! Everyone has a role to play in this collaborative experience, and even if players don’t get every single clue, they still have a shot to deduce the solution to the mystery with the evidence at hand! The 1-6 player game is for ages 10 and up.

MONOPOLY TRAVEL WORLD TOUR GAME (F4007)

(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2-4/Approx. Retail Price: £28.99/Available: A/W 2022)

The Monopoly Travel World Tour board game is a twist on classic Monopoly gameplay that has players discovering and visiting exciting travel destinations. Players buy destinations, complete travel goals, and stamp the dry-erase gameboard with their token stamper to win. Create memories with the Travel Journal cards that become part of the gameplay in future games and learn fun facts about locations across the globe along the way. What a great game for travel buffs! This travel edition of the Monopoly game is a fun game for a family game night and it’s a great game for kids 8 and up.

 

OUTDOOR & ARTS N CRAFTS

NERF ULTRA SPEED BLASTER (F4929)
(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: £69.99/Available: A/W 2022)
Bring superior speed to the battle! The NERF ULTRA SPEED BLASTER is the fastest-firing NERF ULTRA BLASTER, unleashing 7 darts per second with fully-motorized dart blasting (requires 6x 1.5v C alkaline batteries not included). The blaster includes two 12-dart clips — launch a dozen darts in a row from 1 clip, then load the second clip to pour on a dozen more. The blaster also comes with 24 NERF ACCUSTRIKE ULTRA foam darts, the most accurate NERF ULTRA darts. With speed and accuracy at your fingertips, you’re ready to take the lead in NERF games. Eyewear recommended (not included).

PLAY-DOH KITCHEN CREATIONS ULTIMATE ICE CREAM TRUCK PLAYSET (F1039)

(HASBRO/Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: £99.99/Available:  A/W 2022)

Turn your play space into the ULTIMATE PLAY-DOH ICE CREAM TRUCK party! The ULTIMATE ICE CREAM TRUCK PLAYSET is a life size kitchen set that gives kids a big space to express their big imaginations. Create so many pretend treats with the 27 tools and soft-serve station, customize the creations with the sprinkle maker, tools, and candy molds, and check out customers at the register. Fun realistic music and cash register sounds will make kids feel like they’re really running their own ice cream truck while 12 cans of PLAY-DOH modeling compound give them all the colors they need to get started. Kids can play together whether they are creating pretend PLAY-DOH ice cream or act as the customer and make play money with molds from the cash register! The toy food truck was also designed with parents in mind with lots of storage and easy ways to clean up when the fun is done for the day! The truck’s “hood” is a locking bin that helps grownups decide when it’s time to bring out the PLAY-DOH cans, allowing kids to play with the ULTIMATE ICE CREAM TRUCK PLAYSET even if the PLAY-DOH is away.

 

FASHION BRANDS

MY LITTLE PONY MUSICAL MANE MELODY PLAYSET (F3867)

(Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: £44.99/ Available: A/W 2022)

Make Your Mark at Mane Melody: Maretime Bay’s first combo salon/karaoke stage from the My Little Pony: Make Your Mark show. Musical Mane Melody is 2-in-1 playset with pony-activated lights and sounds, containing  On one side is a salon with mane-dryer, closet for storing accessories, and pretend rainbow mirror. Open the other side to discover a karaoke stage with lights and sounds. To activate music, press the “play” button or plug ponies into the stage. Each Hoof to Heart character will activate unique lights and music! Includes 3-inch Sunny Starscout and Princess Petals pony figures, and Sparky Sparkeroni baby dragon figure. Includes 16 fashion and story accessories, including 2 plug-in Cutie Mark charms. Look for Cutie Mark Magic ponies and more to activate different reactions! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

 

ACTION BRANDS

MARVELSPIDEY AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS SPIDER CRAWL-R PLAYSET (F3721)

(HASBRO/Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: £84.99 /Available: A/W 2022)

Web-out with the exciting SPIDEY AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS SPIDER CRAWL-R HQ PLAYSET! This 2-in-1 mobile playset with lights and sounds converts from a large-scale rolling vehicle into a 2-foot-tall HQ tower! When the playset is in HQ tower mode, kids can imagine planning missions at the command center, staging a pretend show using the included instrument accessories, swinging on the web arm, and more! Pull out the ramp, and the SPIDEY action figure can speed down on the included motorcycle! In vehicle mode, preschoolers can eject the web bumper to knock troublemakers out of the way! With lights, sounds, and phrases inspired by the preschool MARVEL show, kids ages 3 and up will love imagining sensational adventures with this playset. Includes converting vehicle playset, a poseable Spidey action figure, a motorcycle that the Spidey figure can ride, and 3 musical accessory pieces so kids can pretend to rock out.

 

PRESCHOOL

PEPPA PIG KIDS ONLY CLUBHOUSE  (F3556)

(Ages & 3 years & up/ Approx. Retail Price: £44.99/Available: A/W 2022)

Preschoolers and Peppa fans ages 3 and up are sure to feel like real members of Peppa’s Club when they’re playing with the Peppa’s Kids-Only Clubhouse playset. Inspired by the location from entertainment, the playset features a moveable wall depicting stop and bakery backdrops. Place a figure on the hotspot to hear clubhouse sounds and phrases from entertainment! What will Peppa and her friend Rebecca be pretending today?

PJ MASKS ANIMAL POWER CHARGE & ROAR POWER CAT (F5202)

(Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: TBC/Available: A/W 2022)

The PJ Masks Animal Power Charge and Roar Power Cat is ready to speed into action! Inspired by the show, this motorized Cat Stripe King toy has wheels on his feet; press the buttons on his back to see his head and shoulders light up, hear awesome battle-ready roaring sounds, and see him charge forward and rear up on his hind legs to a height of 12 inches! This PJ Masks toy is equipped with amazing Hasbro Hero ID technology, which recognizes Hero ID-compatible 3-inch PJ Masks action figures as heroes or villains and even activates some character-specific lights, sounds, and phrases! (Catboy action figure included. Other figures sold separately. Subject to availability.)

 

 

About Tessa Clayton

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and babycentre.co.uk. Get in touch at tessa.clayton@biz-media.co.uk

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