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It’s official! LEGO and Nintendo unveil the LEGO NES building kit and it’s a thing of beauty

It’s official, LEGO and Nintendo have responded to the question we never knew we needed answering, with the official unveiling of the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System building kit for adults; letting us all relive the nostalgia of yesteryear in brick form. The new kit is the latest product of the …

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Big Potato Games launches its latest easy play party game Herd Mentality

The Shoreditch-based tabletop and party games publishing company, Big Potato Games, has launched its latest, easy-play party game, called Herd Mentality – a game in which all you have to do is write down the exact same answers as the other players. Herd Mentality is all about being a part …

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LEGO teases Nintendo latest: An officially licensed replica Nintendo Entertainment System

Having already successfully immortalised Super Mario and his nemesis Bowser in brick form, LEGO is stepping its partnership with Nintendo up a level with its latest tease, an officially licensed LEGO replica of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Images first appeared online this week of what appeared to be the LEGO …

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Marshmello and Moe Shalizi introduce Mellodees kids’ entertainment property – and toys are part of the plan

Toys and consumer products are all part of the wider plans for gradual expansion of a new children’s property created by music’s Moe Shalizi and Marshmello that aims to create a ‘cutting edge experience for children’ under the name Mellodees – a musically-driven video property. Mellodees will feature Dee the …

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Hornby launches its Ready to Play Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Set

Hornby has released its latest locomotive from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with its newest Ready to Play, Remote Controlled Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Set. Fans of the magical world are being handed control of the franchise’s iconic train in the new battery powered, remote controlled edition that features …

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Spin Master and Warner Bros are launching a Bakugan video game for Nintendo Switch

Spin Master, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, and WayForward have detailed the upcoming launch of Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia. a new role-playing video game that will arrive exclusively on Nintendo Switch later this year. The new video game is the latest extension of the Bakugan franchise that already spans its anime …

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Apha Group secures master toy rights for Keith Chapman’s newest pre-school series Camp Furly

Keith Chapman, the creator of the global hit PAW Patrol, has partnered with Studio Liddell in the UK, and Alpha Group to develop and produce a new CGI animated pre-school TV series, Camp Furly. The new series aims to inspire children to venture outdoors and connect with the environment and …

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Video game title Rocket League is the latest franchise to eye a move into the toys and collectables space

The global licensing agency, IMG is targeting toys and collectables as part of its major plans to develop an encompassing licensing programme for the smash hit video game title, Rocket League. Announced this week, the firm has been appointed as the exclusive global licensing representative for the video game franchise …

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YouTuber Joey Graceffa brings his Escape the Night series to board gaming with Kickstarter campaign

In one of the most millennial/Gen Z news updates you’re likely to read from the toy industry this week, YouTube star Joey Graceffa has partnered with Studio71 Games to bring his Escape the Night universe – one which started life as a murder-mystery YouTube series – to the board gaming …

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Mattel and Spin Master bring new short content to HappyKids.tv

Mattel, Spin Master, and 9 Story Distribution International are the latest big name brands in children’s entertainment to join the roster of content on Future Today’s popular HappyKids.tv app. The deal will bring new short content featuring Barbie, Thomas and Friends, Hot Wheels, Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, and more to the …

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