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Rachel Lowe jointly awarded Game of the Year at Dream Toys 2019

Designer, marketer and toy industry expert, Rachel Lowe took centre stage at the end of this week’s Dream Toys event, where she was presented with the Game of the Year Award for Jumanji, by the Toy Retailers Association. Lowe has been recognised this week for the role she played in …

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SmartGames unveils new multi-level logic game, Atlantis Escape

The multi-level logic game specialist, SmartGames has unveiled its latest single-player puzzle challenge game, Atlantis Escape, a title it believes ‘will be making a splash this A/W.’ Challenging children aged eight and upwards, the aim of Atlantis Escape is to escape the city before it disappears underwater. Using their cognitive …

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The Board Game Book, Volume 2 hits Kickstarter goal in just two days

The Kickstarter campaign for The Board Game Book, Volume 2 – a hardcover book exploring the most exciting new tabletop gaming releases – has hit its funding goal after just two days. The book, which combines game reviews, designer interviews and studio photography, is the second edition in an annual …

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Ravensburger opens floor to 3D designers with MyMiniFactory collaboration

The international board game giant, Ravensburger, has partnered with the London 3D content platform, MyMiniFactory to invite creatives to design new themes and figurines that can be used in an updated version of its popular title, Labyrinth. In a first of its kind IP licensing agreement, it is hoped that …

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Big Potato and Turbo Punch party game Muffin Time hits Kickstarter goal in 53 minutes

What can only be described as a Millennial menagerie between Big Potato Games and the media production company Turbo Punch resulting in the launch of the new party game, Muffin Time, stormed its way to success on Kickstarter this week, hitting its crowdfunding goal of £10k in just 53 minutes. …

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Konami to launch Bomberman and Contra board games with IDW and Blacklist Games

Konami Cross Media has signed new licensing agreements with Blacklist Games (in tandem with Kess Co.) and IDW Games to launch new tabletop gaming titles based on its video game IPs Contra and Bomberman. Launching to fans in the US next spring, Blacklist Games is developing a cooperative board game …

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Cyberpunk franchise returns to the tabletop with card game and board game in development

Crowds were wowed at this year’s E3 consumer show when Keanu Reeves took to the stage to announce the upcoming video game – and his own appearance within it – , Cyberpunk 2077. Now, the title has gone and picked up fresh points with the gaming fanbase, with news that …

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Big Potato takes gamers back to the ’90s with Blockbuster pop up at Gen Con

It was a real throw back moment for visitors of the Big Potato booth at Gen Con last weekend, as the Shoreditch-based outfit transported gamers to the heady days of the Blockbuster video rental business. The smell of popcorn, the Z-list horror and those equally horrific blue and yellow uniforms …

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USAopoly serves up licensing delight with Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition

Board gamers buckle-up because USAopoly has just served up a triple-helping of licensing prowess at this year’s GenCon with the unveiling of Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition. The new tabletop title combines the popular Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop’s iconic Talisman tabletop mechanic to offer fans a “vibrant …

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