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Music maestros take note – LEGO Ideas launches a playable Grand Piano set

Well, LEGO’s gone and done it again – yet another reason to hand over the wallet and clear out some space on your bookshelves. This time it’s the launch of its actually playable, LEGO Ideas Grand Piano set. The launch is the latest from the LEGO Ideas collection, the platform …

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Thames & Kosmos hails the arrival of My City on UK shores

The hotly anticipated legacy game My City has finally landed in the UK, courtesy of the games specialist Thames & Kosmos. The family-oriented game has been developed by the world-renowned game designer Reiner Knizia and was in the running for the Spiel des Jahres award which took place earlier this …

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MadeForMums has launched its search for the top Christmas toys for 2020

The UK product review platform MadeForMums has opened entries for its search for the top Christmas toys for 2020. Winners of the awards be receive the MadeForMums Toy Xmas Toy 2020 accolade. Those worthy of the accolade will be featured, with a click-to-buy link, as Christmas must-buys on the platform’s …

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Mattel appoints new audit committee member to its board of directors

Mattel has appointed Diana S Ferguson, chief financial officer of Cleveland Avenue to the company’s board of directors, where she will serve on the audit committee of the board and assume the role of chair of the audit committee from September this year. “Diana is a highly experienced executive who …

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Tactic Games to grow UK indies and garden centre business with Inside Out Toys

Tactic Games UK has partnered with Inside Out Toys in a distribution deal to grow the Tactic brand here in the UK and strengthen relationships with independent toy, gift and garden centre customers. Effective as of August 1st, Inside Out Toys will focus on promoting a selection of Tactic’s made-in-Finland …

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Hasbro and Peppa Pig support Team GB with Tokyo Olympics children’s campaign

Hasbro has detailed a new collaboration with Team GB in the UK that will see Peppa Pig join the British Olympic team as a special children’s ambassador to get kids excited for the summer Olympics in Tokyo. The event has been rescheduled from 2020 to 2021, a move that was …

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Brand Licensing Europe 2020 to be all-virtual event called Festival of Licensing

Brand Licensing Europe will not be taking place in its physical form this year, but has transitioned to an all-virtual, four-week long global event called Festival of Licensing. Running from October 6th to 29th this year, the large scale virtual gathering promises to be ‘the most inclusive global licensing event …

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23 years on and finally we’re getting a James Cameron’s Titanic board game

It’s only taken 23 years to make happen, but news has finally surfaced that the 1997 James Cameron blockbuster film, Titanic, is getting its own board game. Not only that, but Spin Master Games will be launching the new title to the US market next month. Titanic: The Game will …

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