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Tabletop tech? “We’re only scratching the surface”

Zai Ortiz and Nolan Bushnell are heavyweights in the world of film and gaming with a common goal; to deliver immersive storytelling through board games, the likes we’ve never seen before. That’s the aim of X2 Games, and that’s what its first release, St Noire is capturing with Amazon Alexa …

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UK sales surge 35 per cent for Bananagrams under Asmodee UK watch

The fast thinking word game, Bananagrams has seen an impressive year-on-year growth for Q1 in the UK of 34.8 per cent, according to the latest NPD data. This increase in sales arrives exactly one year since Asmodee became the official UK supplier for the popular tile-placing tabletop game, which according …

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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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The games-focused April issue of ToyNews is ready to read now

The games-focused April edition of ToyNews has arrived and is available to read online on your iPad, laptop or smart device now. This month, ToyNews shines the spotlight on the ever popular gaming sector by taking a deep-dive into the UK’s gaming culture, from home grown talent in our extensive …

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Vivid to make UK Games Expo debut with Goliath Games

Vivid is making its UK Games Expo debut this year in a move that underlines the firm’s new strategy and commitment to family engagement and board gaming. The UK outfit will be enjoying stand out presence under its parent company, Goliath Games at the NEC event this May. UK Games …

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With nearly £5 million in crowdfunding this board game is Kickstarter’s biggest project of 2018

The tabletop game Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon hit its target of £40,000 in a matter of hours of going live on the crowdfunding site and went on to secure nearly £5 million by the end of December. The project is still live and taking pledges.

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