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Hasbro takes over management of Wizard of the Coast’s gaming brand Avalon Hill

Hasbro has taken over the management of the board gaming brand Avalon Hill, a portfolio that spans classic titles such as Axis & Allies, Diplomacy, the Scooby-Doo: Betrayal at Mystery Mansion, and more. Previously under the watch of Wizards of the Coast, the portfolio will now be brought closer into …

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Asmodee brings Dobble to TikTok in new influencer campaigns

Asmodee is bringing the UK number one selling game Dobble to TikTok with a new campaign that will see the social media platform’s biggest influencers take part in two new brand initiatives. The first is the #DobbleChallenge, in which some of the platform’s most followed users – including Mr Tov, …

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Scottish board game outfit Taxi Game sees sales surge as it readies five new launches for 2020

The Scottish outfit of developers behind the board game Taxi Game has witnessed a sales surge ‘eclipsing even the national increase in board game sales,’ thanks to an increase in demand for the entertainment medium by families spending more time together at home. The business has seen its best quarterly …

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Mattel has the power in new Masters of the Universe toy line reveal featuring UNO, Fisher-Price and Mega Construx

Mattel has unveiled a new generation-spanning collection of toys, action figures, tabletop games and even a themed version of its popular card game UNO all based on the Masters of the Universe franchise, proving that the global toymaker really does ‘have the power.’ Revealed at this year’s virtual edition of …

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Thames & Kosmos hails the arrival of My City on UK shores

The hotly anticipated legacy game My City has finally landed in the UK, courtesy of the games specialist Thames & Kosmos. The family-oriented game has been developed by the world-renowned game designer Reiner Knizia and was in the running for the Spiel des Jahres award which took place earlier this …

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23 years on and finally we’re getting a James Cameron’s Titanic board game

It’s only taken 23 years to make happen, but news has finally surfaced that the 1997 James Cameron blockbuster film, Titanic, is getting its own board game. Not only that, but Spin Master Games will be launching the new title to the US market next month. Titanic: The Game will …

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Thames and Kosmos takes Kennerspiel des Jahres Award win for The Crew – The Quest for Planet Nine

Thames and Kosmos’ popular science-fiction tabletop card game, The Crew – The Quest for Planet Nine has taken home the coveted Kennerspiel des Jahres Award 2020. Both The Crew and Kosmos’ My City were nominated for the award last month. The Crew garnered rave reviews since its debut at Essen …

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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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Rachel Lowe to develop new puzzles, board games and card games for Beano

Award winning board game designer, Rachel Lowe has joined a brace of new licensing partners to develop and launch a new range of official Beano consumer products this year. The prolific board game creator has signed with the popular children’s property to develop, produce and market a collection of Beano …

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Gibsons launches family game Rockpool to encourage ocean and beach conservation

Gibsons has launched a new environment-focused family game to encourage the message of conservation by encouraging players to collect shells and clean up rubbish from the beach before the tide comes in. Called Rockpool, the new title has been designed by Dave Wetherall of the UK independent games company, GGG …

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