Tag Archives: board game

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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Board Games can provide ‘significant benefits for those with Alzheimer’s’ says new study from Asmodee and Game in Lab

A new study into the effects of play has uncovered that playing board games can have a significant beneficial effect for those with Alzheimer’s. Jointly commissioned by Asmodee and Game in Lab, the study – titles Cognitive – Adaptation – Behaviour –  was the first of its kind to look …

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Showcase 2021: Ravensburger builds on ‘phenomenal success’ of Escape Puzzles

Contact: 01869 363 830 Web: www.ravensburger.com Escape Puzzles, leading license line-up, and GraviTrax’s natural phenomenon 2021 will see Ravensburger launch over 200 new products, building on a portfolio that has delivered strong growth throughout the last year. New additions to the award-winning GraviTrax interactive track system will continue to provide …

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Ticket to Ride Europe celebrates 15 years with collector’s edition from Asmodee

Asmodee and Days of Wonder are celebrating the 15th anniversary of the hit board game, Ticket to Ride Europe with the launch of a limited collector’s edition this spring. Ticket to Ride Europe is the second installment of the Ticket to Ride gaming franchise, one that has been enjoyed by …

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Rachel Lowe launches Beano board game to celebrate 70 years of Dennis the Menace

The iconic British comic brand, Beano is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Dennis the Menace’s first appearance with the launch of a new board game developed by the award-winning designer, Rachel Lowe. In a partnership secured by Rocket Licensing on behalf of Beano Studios, the new Beano game will bring …

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Epoch Making Toys sees 2021 as ‘year of huge potential for Super Mario Games’ after initial “resounding success”

EPOCH making toys has earmarked 2021 as a ‘year of huge potential’ for Super Mario Games, as the international toy firm prepares to bolster a range of official Nintendo licensed products launched to UK retail this autumn/winter. Its current portfolio, comprising the Super Mario Balancing Game that challenges players to …

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Big Potato Games partners with Vocala to bring its board game titles to Alexa

The independent board games company, Big Potato Games, has partnered with the voice design studio, Vocala, to bring a selection of its popular games out of the box and into the world of voice. Under the new partnership, best-sellers like Obama Llama and Linkee have been developed as voice activated …

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Asmodee sees ‘huge increase in demand’ for In for a Penny board game as TV’s Ant and Dec play over Instagram

Asmodee UK is reporting a ‘huge increase in demand’ for its licensed family board game In for a Penny, after the title took centre stage in an Instagram video posted by TV presenters Ant and Dec showcased the gameplay to their some 4.2 million viewers earlier this week. The I’m …

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YouTube comedy channel Jacksfilms finds Kickstarter success for YIAY: The Board Game

The YouTube comedy channel, Jacksfilms, has made the leap from the virtual to the physical with the launch of its YIAY: The Board Game Kickstarter campaign, a project that has already hit 1300 per cent of its crowdfunding target. YIAY: The Board Game is the physical version of the popular …

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Indie Focus: Counter Attack bridges football and hobby gaming with deep strategy tabletop title

The beautiful game; a game of deep strategy, critical thinking, mental agility and the fitness to slog it out for 90 minutes with the crowds baying for blood. Wash it all down with a boozy night on the town and at this point, we very well could be talking about …

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