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Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle puzzle takes Bloggers Choice as BlogOn Toy Awards reveals 2020 winners

University Games’ Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle 3D Puzzle has taken home the Blogger Choice Award for 2020, a choice reflective of the boom the puzzles market that has seen since the UK was subjected to lockdown restriction this year. The award was given at this year’s BlogOn Toy Awards, which …

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Rummikub celebrates 70 years with commemorative postage stamp in Israel

The popular family gaming title Rummikub has been handed national recognition of its cultural impact in its country of origin, Israel, where it has received its own commemorative, bespoke postage stamp. The new Israeli stamp features iconic tiles from the game first invented in 1950, including its much-loved Joker tile, …

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Bank Attack named Phillip Schofield’s Must Have Game on ITV’s How to Spend it Well at Christmas

Toy manufacturers and industry PR companies watched on with baited breath when ITV aired its annual How to spend it well at Christmas with Phillip Shofield this week, as they waited to discover just what products would be put front and centre of the series’ toy extravaganza. In what has …

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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic fail the John Adams Buzz Off challenge

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic downed racquets at the ATP World Tour Finals in London to bring their on-court rivalry to the Buzz Off challenge, a nerve-tingling buzzer game from John Adams. Featured on BBC Breakfast, the world’s top three male tennis stars attempted to master the challenge …

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CHF Media’s Pip Ahoy! lands Cartoonito slot at ‘key time for its toys’

CHF Media Group’s hit pre-school animation, Pip Ahoy! is now airing on Cartoonito, earning the brand “greater exposure” that will help ‘fuel its toy line at a key time of year.’ The series has been airing on the platform since October 1. In line with consumer demand, Pip Ahoy! now has …

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Ideal Games and Board Game Club hold ‘bank heist’ to launch new family game Bank Attack

It was against the backdrop of Escape Entertainment London’s crown jewel bank-heist escape room that last night (Wednesday, October 16) Ideal Games, alongside Board Game Club, launched its new – and indeed intense – co-op family game, Bank Attack. Suitably challenged to not only experience the Bank Attack gameplay first …

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Miles of tiles: Tracing the global rise of Rummikub

This year’s World Rummikub Championships - held in Jerusalem this November - welcomed representatives from 32 nations from across the globe. Today, it is estimated that more than 50 million gamers play Rummikub around the world.

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