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Playmobil goes big for Banba Toymaster’s 75th anniversary

Playmobil is looking to catch the eye of millions of Dublin shoppers this summer, helping Toymaster Banba celebrate its 75th anniversary with a large banner wrap across the beloved toy shop’s store front. The move comes as part of Playmobil’s commitment to its 2019 advertising campaign to support retailers. The …

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USAopoly unveils Harry Potter: Death Eaters Rising tabletop game

The Harry Potter board games just keep on coming this year, as USAopoly unveils its latest Wizarding World themed creation in Harry Potter: Death Eaters Rising. Based on the fifth film in the iconic franchise, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Death Eaters Rising is a cooperative card …

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Bananagrams encourages UK and US students into wordplay with new Schools Club launch

The team behind the popular word tile game, Bananagrams has launched a new schools club initiative to encourage students across the UK and US to engage with words and wordplay – fundamental elements of the game itself. Since 2015, more than 250,000 students along with their teachers throughout the UK …

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Board Game Club celebrates The Board Game Book with special give-away event

Guests at this month’s Board Game Club night were thrown a special bonus round last week, when they were given the chance to win a copy of the new The Board Game Book, a 259-page anthology of titles. Having backed the book on Kickstarter, Board Game Club raffled five copies …

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Hasbro turns to Voice technology for latest Monopoly edition

Board game fans will be able to hear the voice of Mr Monopoly for the first time ever, when Hasbro launches its new-audio driven Voice Banking edition of the popular title next month. A new, cashless spin on the iconic board game, Monopoly Voice Banking will come with a small …

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SmartGames launches new compact travel game, Colour Catch

SmartGames has launched a new one player compact game, designed for families on the move this summer, in the form of Colour Catch. The new title gives kids aged seven and upwards the task of helping the salamanders and frogs catch their bugs for dinner. As part of the 48 …

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Skyrocket Toys taps Import Services as logistics partner to meet ‘high consumer demand in UK’

Skyrocket Toys, the US tech, consumer electronics and gaming specialist, has selected Import Services to grow its European presence through UK distribution. The business has already established its markets across the US and is now stepping up efforts here in the UK. According to a press release, there is already …

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Big Potato celebrates successful gaming event partnership with Forbidden Planet

The Shoreditch-based party game company, Big Potato is celebrating the success of a recent link up with the pop culture specialist Forbidden Planet to host its own tabletop gaming event. Described as a ‘match made in heaven,’ the event saw Big Potato’s team of game demoers set up within five …

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Egmont Publishing will “shake up kids’ magazines” with Ryan’s World title

Egmont Publishing will be part of the ongoing global domination of Ryan’s World, having just secured the rights to publish the official Ryan’s World magazine and books. Ryan is the seven year old star of RyanToys Review, a YouTube channel that attracts 60 million views a month in the UK …

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BlogOn Toys Awards returns for third year “bigger and better than ever”

Continued success for the now annual BlogOn Toys Awards will see the event – celebrating bloggers and influencers from across the UK – return for its third year, promising to be ‘bigger and better than ever.’ The September BlogOnToys event, now relocated to Bracknell, is already selling brand space fast …

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