Tag Archives: news

IDW Games delays launch of Metal Gear Solid tabletop title stating it ‘won’t compromise quality’

The revered games publisher, IDW Games has been forced to delay the release of the much anticipated Metal Gear Solid tabletop title for a second time, telling fans that it wouldn’t compromise its standards for quality to hit the 2020 release date. The news marks the second time the game …

Read More »

Acamar Films brings all episodes of Bing to Amazon Prime Video in the UK

Acamar Films has signed a new deal with Amazon Prime Video to bring the most recent episodes of Bing to UK  streaming audiences, while extending its licence of the original 78 episodes for a further two years. The deal means that families can now watch all 104 episodes of Bing on …

Read More »

Moose Toys teams with family YouTube channel CollinsKey to innovate in the activity sector

Moose Toys is teaming with the family YouTube channel, Collins Key starring the online stars Collins and Devan Key, to launch an activity line that will allow fans to recreate the DIY challenges and projects the pair undertake, at home. CollinsKey is recognised as the number one YouTube channel for …

Read More »

Funko sets new Guinness World Record for the world’s largest mosaic creation – made from its Pop! Vinyl figures

The pop culture and collectables specialist, Funko has set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest mosaic creation, achieving the feat at Dubai’s world-famous Mall of the Emirates last week. Using a staggering 8,600 Pop! Vinyl figures to create the largest packaged product mosaic in honour of Modesh, Dubai’s …

Read More »

Former Debenhams CEO and ex-Asda boss enter £6.5bn bidding war for the UK supermarket chain

The former CEO of Debenhams and the former Asda boss are going head-to-head in a £6.5bn private equity bidding war for the supermarket chain Asda. Formal bids are set to be tabled for the grocery retailer early next month. First reported by Sky News, it is the ex Debenhams CEO …

Read More »

Tonies adds Peppa Pig to its growing licensed portfolio

The popular children’s audio system, Tonies is adding Peppa Pig to its line-up of Tonies characters this October, bringing with it nine stories for over an hour of audio entertainment for little ones. Peppa Pig is the latest in a line of big launches for the Tonies brand this year, …

Read More »

Mothercare signs off franchise partnership with UK high street retailer Boots

The baby products specialist brand Mothercare has signed off a franchise deal with the high street retailer Boots that will see the pharmacy chain sell Mothercare products within its branches and online. Mothercare wnet into administration last year and was forced to close all of its UK shops in January …

Read More »

Chicago Toy & Game Group re-brands under the name People of Play

The Chicago Toy & Game Group is re-branding under the name People of Play. Led by Mary Couzin, the founder of Chicago Toy & Game Group in 2003, People of Play will continue the mission of promoting innovation, creativity, and connectivity in the toy and games industry. The organisation is …

Read More »

Mattel Television to launch musical Barbie movie to Netflix, Barbie Princess Adventures

Mattel Television has partnered with the animation studio Mainframe to launch a new animated musical adventure to Netflix this year in the shape of Barbie Princess Adventure. The new feature animation will launch with its own soundtrack which will be made available across all streaming platforms on August 28th. The …

Read More »

Crayola appoints new executive of communications and diversity, equity and inclusion manager

Crayola has made its latest move to broaden its diversity and inclusion efforts within the company with the appointment of a new executive communications and diversity, equity and inclusion manager. The firm’s longstanding executive, Karen Kelly has been appointed to the position, where she will be responsible for implementing the …

Read More »