Tag Archives: Monopoly

Making history | UK studio Designworks on developing icons from Thunderbirds to Mousetrap

Sponsored Post. When Jeremy and I started Designworks 30 years ago, we could never have predicted the direction it would take. Who’d have thought that within five years of starting the company, we would be developing toys and games for all the major brands across the UK and beyond? From …

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Hasbro teams with Roblox to launch new Nerf blasters and a Roblox Monopoly

Hasbro has revealed an official partnership with Roblox Corporation to introduce a range of Roblox inspired NERF blasters representing some of the most popular experiences on the global online gaming platform. In addition, the global toy maker has also developed a Roblox version of it iconic Monopoly board game, which …

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Here’s the long list of every toy on the DreamToys 2020 Christmas predicted best-sellers

This year’s long list of DreamToys – the predicted best-selling toys and games for Christmas 2020 – is a mix of ‘those that have kept families entertained over lockdown’ and boundary pushing innovation destined ‘to impress under the Christmas tree.’ Alongside the DreamToys Top 12 Toys for Christmas, the committee …

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Hasbro’s Q3 earnings beat expectations as families spend more on board games throughout pandemic

Stuck at home parents and a global demand for board games and home entertainment has helped Hasbro beat its Q3 analyst estimates as net earnings for the entertainment company reached $220.9 million versus pro forma net earnings of $216.5 million in 2019. Net revenues for the global powerhouse did decline …

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Hamleys reveals its Top Toy Picks for Christmas 2020

Classic brands such as Monopoly, Cluedo, Super Mario, and Play-Doh are tipped to cause a stir this Christmas, according to iconic British toy retailer Hamleys, who has today, unveiled its Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2020. While this year’s list is peppered with new interactive and educational tech toys, including …

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Winning Moves’ The Lakes Monopoly labelled a sell-out success in the UK and overseas

An official Monopoly edition based on The Lakes, produced by Winning Moves UK, has proved to be a major success with UK board gamers, and is already heading for the Christmas number one spot, according to its manufacturers, a full three months ahead of the big day. The game hit …

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Experiential production outfit Gamepath launches to the UK with immersive Monopoly deal

Gamepath, a new company dedicated to developing and staging experiential and live gameplay productions in partnership with leading global entertainment brands has launched into the UK. The new outfit will make its UK debut with the launch of an immersive Monopoly experience in collaboration with Hasbro. Further details of inaugural …

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Hasbro turns on the pop culture tap with The Goonies Monopoly and Strange Planet card game

Hasbro has gone both retro-nostalgic and totally Gen Z in equal measures with the latest additions to its ever growing gaming division, tapping into the ’80s pop culture classic, Goonies for a One-Eyed Willy spin on Monopoly, and a new partnership with the webcomic and book series, Strange Planet for …

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Hasbro joins the Super Mario celebrations with new twists on Jenga and Monopoly

Hasbro has joined the list of toy companies celebrating 35 years of Nintendo’s best-loved plumber this year with the launch of two new Super Mario themed spins on its own classic games Jenga and Monopoly. The global toy company has joined the likes of LEGO to celebrate the anniversary of …

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Games and puzzles sales grow 240 per cent in the UK, as families turn to classic games during COVID-19 lockdown

Monopoly Classic, Cluedo, and Scrabble are among the traditional board games that UK audiences have turned to for home entertainment throughout the ongoing COVID-19 period of isolation, helping sales of board games and jigsaw puzzles grow by a staggering 240 per cent in this first quarter. According to the NPD …

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