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Chess sets and Transformers: The Movie ReAction figures, Hasbro is laying on a nostalgic treat for fans

Having never been one to shy away from its adult fanbase or one to tread lightly around the kidult market of collectors and geek culture community, Hasbro is serving up a platter full of nostalgic fodder for followers of its generation-spanning Transformer franchise this season. The geek culture outfit and …

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New York | Mattel, LEGO, and Chess win big at Toy Association’s all-virtual Toy of the Year Awards

It was a tussle of the titans as play professionals and toy fans around the globe celebrated the Toy Association’s 21st annual Toy of the Year Awards this weekend, with both Mattel and LEGO emerging with four award wins each. This year’s online event peeled back the curtain on what …

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Chess, anyone? Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit has unlocked an international resurgence

Like the best set traps in the now famed Sicilian Defence, Netflix has given us perhaps the resurgence that no one saw coming. Chess is in vogue.  There’s no need to read that again, it’s a phrase that will be repeated throughout this coming feature: chess, thanks to the roaring …

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