Product Development

Asmodee launches inclusive board game studio Access+

Asmodee has announced Access+, a first-of-its-kind board game studio adapting Asmodee’s hit titles for players with cognitive disabilities. Created using clinical data from Asmodee Research (the research and development department of Asmodee), Access+ games open up the fun world of board gaming to all by making the company’s top games …

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The LEGO Group launches LEGO City Missions

The LEGO Group has today announced a unique interactive experience for budding designers: LEGO City Missions. The new experience will take kids on a story-led building journey – putting imagination and creative experimentation to the test. It’s the latest innovation from LEGO City that lets children dive into an awesome …

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Golden Bear debuts latest IP: Curlimals interactive plush

Golden Bear is introducing Curlimals, a range of entry-level animatronic soft toys. The company’s latest plush IP supports a long-term strategy to grow and develop its own brands to sit alongside an already strong business portfolio of licensed plush. Curlimals are cute woodland creatures that respond to touch with over 50 …

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Ticket to Ride launches San Francisco edition

Ticket To Ride comes to the Golden Gate City with Ticket to Ride: San Francisco, the fourth entry in Ticket to Ride’s popular city editions.  The latest addition to Asmodee‘s popular series sees players race through iconic San Francisco landmarks in 15 minutes, collecting souvenirs along the way to score points on a travel-friendly …

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Posh Paws to launch plush line inspired by hit series Gabby’s Dollhouse

Posh Paws International is releasing a new collection of plush toys from the hit DreamWorks Animation preschool series Gabby’s Dollhouse this September. Created and executive-produced by celebrated storytellers Traci Paige Johnson and Jennifer Twomey, Gabby’s Dollhouse is a mixed-media preschool series that unboxes a surprise before jumping into a fantastical animated world …

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Plastic Meatball creates line of retro ‘Time Bandits’ merchandise

Plastic Meatball, leaders in the retro-nostalgic collectible merchandise space, have worked with Handmade Films to develop a cross-category line of products based on Terry Gilliam’s 1981 cult classic, Time Bandits.  Plastic Meatball’s deal encompasses a wide swath of consumer products categories, including toys, games, apparel, housewares, seasonal décor, limited-edition artwork …

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Bing, Miraculous and Pride Tales join tonies® lineup

tonies®, the leading children’s audio system, has three new releases lined up for May: Pride Tales, Bing and Miraculous. Ladybug and Cat Noir fans will be excited for the new Miraculous Tonie (ages 6+), set to bring superhero adventures to life on the Toniebox. Find out how the pair became …

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Spin Master and Glowberry debut Brave Bunnies toys

Spin Master, master toy licensee for Ukrainian creative production company Glowberry’s BRAVE BUNNIES series, has announced the launch of BRAVE BUNNIES toys in Italy and Germany. The toy line includes an assortment of playsets, figures, plush, games and puzzles. Aimed at preschoolers and based on an original idea by Olga Cherepanova, …

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Panini debuts first Warhammer sticker collection

Panini has announced the launch of Warhammer 40,000: Warriors of the Emperor Sticker Collection. The collection comprises 204 stickers and 50 Hero Cards, with a buildable box and a double-sided pull-out Space Marines Armoury poster which allows collectors to delve into the 41st Millennium where, driven by war and assaulted by the foul forces …

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MGA Entertainment launches Shadow High

Rainbow High has officially met its match. The students of MGA Entertainment’s new Shadow High, who embody the other half of the Rainbow, will be available for pre-order from Smyths this month (April) and available to purchase from all good toy retailers soon.   The Shadow High collection features an assortment …

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