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Asmodee’s fiction imprint Aconyte secures multi-year deal with Marvel

Asmodee Entertainment’s newly launched fiction imprint, Aconyte, has secured a multi-year agreement with Marvel Entertainment to create stories based around a cast of Marvel’s comic book characters. The first novels are slated to appear in Fall 2020, in trade paperback, ebook and audiobook editions. This marks the Asmodee Group’s third …

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Asmodee leads gaming sector growth amid tricky year for toys

Asmodee has taken its place on the podium as a leader in sales of the board gaming sector, having been highlighted as the driving force behind one of the UK toy and games’ industry’s only growth categories this year. The past 10 months have not come without their challenges for …

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Radio’s Annie Nightingale take bus down memory lane for Board Game Club’s Ticket to Ride London launch

The ‘70s sensation and BBC radio presenter, Annie Nightingale regaled an audience with tales of fashion, music, and social politics from yesteryear at a special launch event for Days of Wonder and Asmodee UK’s Ticket to Ride London edition last night. To a backdrop of relics of London’s history of …

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Asmodee to build board game worlds into novels with new Aconyte Books arm

The global games publisher, Asmodee has created its own fiction imprint under the name Aconyte Books. The division will be publishing novels based on a number of the firm’s best selling game properties. As part of its mission, Aconyte will also be actively pursuing licenses for third-party tie-in fiction, with …

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“Taking over at Asmodee UK was an absolute honour,” says UK MD Alex Green

Each month, ToyNews catches up with an industry bigwig to ask a series of personal and prying questions. This month, it’s Asmodee UK’s managing director Alex Green’s turn for a grilling. What was it like taking charge at Asmodee UK, having been with the team for as long as you …

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Asmodee launches Black Mirror inspired board game Nosedive

The game is called Nosedive and takes inspiration from a singular episode of the series starring Bryce Dallas Howard. In Nosedive, players are challenged to create a ‘perfect’ life by collecting Lifestyle Cards, while avoiding any ‘dings’ to their Social Score.

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