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John Adams and 8th Wonder join Paddington toy partner line up for the series’ second season

John Adams, 8th Wonder, and Rainbow Designs have been named among an extensive list of new licensing partners and product launches to support the second series of the popular Paddington TV show. Brand owner, The Copyrights Group has detailed its latest in licensing and product extensions for the hit series, …

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Vivid Goliath brings classic games Pig Goes Pop and Gooey Louie home for 2021 portfolio

Classic Goliath games Pig Goes Pop, Gooey Louie, Doggie Doo, and Triominos will be joining the Vivid games portfolio this autumn/winter as the toy maker outlines its plans to ‘diversify more than ever’ with a wide range of titles to suit all ages and price points. Already, Vivid Goliath has …

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Dad’s Choice Awards 2020 reveals its winners and Highly Commended and Commended

The Dad’s Choice Awards has revealed its winners and highly commended and commended companies for its 2020 awards programme, one that laid witness to ‘more entries than ever before’. With the clock now ticking down to Christmas Day, the Dad’s Choice Awards aim to offer inspiration to parents unsure of …

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Peterkin UK named country-exclusive distributor for educational toy specialist Headu

The international educational and learning toys specialist, Headu, has appointed Peterkin UK as its UK distributor in a partnership that will come into effect as of January 1st, 2021. Headu Srl was founded in Italy in 2017 by Franco Lisciani and Gian Maurizio Basciano and is now distributed in over …

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Steamforged Games and Bandai Namco to launch Pac-Man: The Card Game with John Adams Leisure

Steamforged Games has partnered with Bandai Namco Entertainment to launch the iconic 1980 arcade game Pac-Man to the tabletop gaming space with Pac-Man: The Card Game. The game is billed as an easy-to-learn family game that will see players gobble up fruit and Pac-Dot cards for points, while avoiding ghosts …

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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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