Tag Archives: Hasbro

Hasbro taps into ’80s nostalgia as it crowdfunds the relaunch of HeroQuest

Hasbro is looking to resurrect the popular fantasy, role-playing game of the 1980s, HeroQuest, by turning to its legions of fans to help crowdfund the project via the global toy maker’s own crowdfunding platform, HasLab. The game, a reboot of the 1989 tabletop originally developed in a partnership between Milton …

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Voting is now open for People of Play’s 2020 TAGIE Awards

People of Play – formerly known as Chicago Toy and Game – has unveiled its list of Toy and Game International Excellence awards finalists. Spanning categories such as Toy Inventor of the Year, Game Inventor of the Year and Young Inventor of the Year, the 13th annual TAGIE Awards honours …

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Hasbro to host first digital Beyblade Burst Championship this October

The global entertainment company Hasbro has teamed up with ADK Emotions NY to launch the first fully-digital Beyblade Burst Championship, the 2020 Beymaster Invitational. Together, both Hasbro and ADK Emotions will select top fans of the Beyblade franchise, including influential Bladers and digital influencers from the US and select global …

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Interplay UK welcomes swathe of new hires as it gears for continued growth and success

Interplay UK has detailed a swathe of new hires and a promotion across its sales, marketing, finance, and operations departments as the company supports its ongoing strategy to increase marketing activity, competitiveness, and distribution. New recruits include the former Spin Master executive, Mark Murray who has joined as UK sales …

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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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Wow! Stuff unveils the Peppa Pig Clever Car – a self-driving car with obstacle avoidance technology

Wow! Stuff is pushing the envelope of innovation in the licensed toy space once more, this time with the unveiling of the self-driving Peppa Pig car for pre-schoolers. Developed in partnership with Hasbro – the now owner of the eOne Peppa Pig IP – the Peppa Pig car features obstacle …

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US toy giant Walmart reveals its own top toy picks for Christmas 2020

The US toy giant, Walmart has revealed its own top toy picks for the Christmas season, featuring no less than 36 of the products its tips as the hottest toys for 2020. The list, understandably features a large portion of Walmart exclusives, including lines from LEGO, Mattel, and Ryan’s World, …

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Hasbro details its first virtual convention Hasbro PulseCon to launch this month

Hasbro is launching a two-day convention to give fans unprecedented access to Hasbro brands, music and entertainment, marking a first for the global toymaker as it prepares to host the all-virtual event Hasbro PulseCon later this month. Taking place on September 25 and 26 this year and running exclusively on …

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Hasbro joins Festival of Licensing to showcase first PJ Masks toys, new Peppa Pig content, and latest IP updates

New Peppa Pig content under the title Peppa’s Adventures, its first toy line for PJ Masks, and an extended, immersive brand experience for its lifestyle action IP Nerf will be among the many updates Hasbro will be showcasing when it joins the Festival of Licensing line-up this October. The global …

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Hasbro launches its Cans of Kindness Play-Doh campaign to celebrate teachers around the globe

Hasbro is celebrating teachers and educators this back to school season with the launch of a new Play-Doh campaign titled Cans of Kindness, a global initiative to recognise and reward teachers that uplift, inspire, and encourage children every day. The Play-Doh brand is calling on consumers around the world (well, …

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