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The UK Games Expo People Awards 2021 is now open for public voting

The People’s vote is now open for this year’s UK Games Expo Awards with a shortlist spanning 52 finalists across 18 board gaming categories. With the nomination process now closed, the voting has commenced and the UK Games Expo 2021 judges have produced a shortlist of the best games – …

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Z-Man Games teases Pandemic style World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King board game

A staple of the tabletop gaming scene, Z-Man Games’ Pandemic is making its first move into licensing, striking up a partnership with World of Warcraft to deliver a plague tackling board game that will strike at the heart of fans the world over. The upcoming title WoW: Wrath of the …

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PlayMonster plans to become top ten UK games manufacturer with Playtime PR

PlayMonster has laid out its ambitions to ‘become one of the top ten games manufacturers in the UK’ through investment in its marketing approach and the appointment of Playtime PR. With a growing portfolio of games for all audiences, PlayMonster Games has enlisted the specialist toys and games agency to …

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Board game The Binding of Isaac expansion to see global roll out after reaching $6.1m on Kickstarter

A crowdfunding project to develop an expansion for the popular tabletop game, The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls has smashed through its initial goal of $100,000 by over 6000 per cent, reaching more than $6.1 million on the Kickstarter platform. Developed by Maestro Media in association with Studio71 Games, the …

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Exploding Kittens launches first licensed title Exploding Minions with Illumination and Universal

The hit tabletop games publisher, Exploding Kittens has launched its first licensed game, Exploding Minions, developed in collaboration with Illumination and Universal Brand Development. The new game is a Minions-inspired take on its flagship Exploding Kittens card game, drawing on the appeal of one of the most successful animation franchises …

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App game My Singing Monsters makes move to board game space with Kickstarter project

The award-winning app game, My Singing Monsters – a game in which players build a collection of singing monsters who all chime their parts in unison – is expanding into the analogue gaming sector with the launch of My Singing Monsters: The Board Game on Kickstarter. A worker placement game …

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Funko Games hits us with a heavy dose of nostalgia with The Goonies: Never Say Die board game

Giving us all good reason to do the Truffle Shuffle (like we needed it), the pop culture specialist is tugging directly on the nostalgia strings with the launch of its newest board game, The Goonies: Never Say Die. Yes, down here it’s our time… to relive the action adventure of …

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Hasbro partners with Star Editions to launch online Personalised Monopoly shop

Hasbro has struck up a new partnership with the personalised giftware specialist, Star Editions, to launch a new online shop for the family gaming brand, Monopoly. The new site has now launched to feature an extensive range of customisable, Monopoly-themed products. Star Editions has created a bespoke, online shopping destination …

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Exploding Kittens bursts onto Nintendo Switch and marks launch of new tabletop title A Little Wordy

It’s been a busy week at the Exploding Kittens offices as the team behind the strategic tabletop card game makes a play for Nintendo Switch as well as marks the launch of its new tabletop word game, A Little Wordy. Recognised as a highly strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette, …

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Mattel’s Whac-A-Mole to get own TV game show as toy firm prepares for tabletop re-release

Whac-A-Mole has become the latest Mattel toy property to receive the TV treatment as the television production outfit, Fremantle, prepares to develop a new game show based on the title. The move comes amid a slate of TV licensing announcements from Mattel, including the most recent partnership with Propagate to …

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