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Ravensburger brings Minecraft to the tabletop space with new analogue game

Ravensburger has joined the tenth anniversary celebrations of the popular video game title, Minecraft, by bringing the best-selling gaming title to the tabletop space with its own analogue game. Developed in collaboration with Mojang, Minecraft: Builders & Biomes brings players together in a shared, in-person experience complete with mobs to …

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The Independent Toy and Gift Show champions sustainability with Wooden Toys theme for 2020

Indie retailers with a love of toys are being encouraged to “join the independent revolution” by joining the industry for the sustainability-focused Independent Toy and Gift Show taking place in April 2020. Renowned for being a ‘trade show with a difference,” the Independent Toy and Gift Show will once again …

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Pioneer Europe readies for Disney Frozen II UK release with balloon and party ranges

In anticipation of the release of the Disney film, Frozen 2 – opening in UK cinemas this Friday, November 22 – Pioneer Europe has launched a new range of licensed balloons and party products. The new Qualatex and Pioneer Party ranges feature Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf on magical balloon …

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LEGO unveils the LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car

The LEGO Group has revealed the results of its first collaborative effort with BBC Studios’ Top Gear with the unveiling of its LEGO Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car. The new launch is an authentic looking GT Rally car for fans aged nine years and above and will be …

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Scooter specialist Neon introduces the light-up Neon Ghost at Chicago Toy and Game Fair

The Dublin-based outdoor toy company, Neon, has bolstered its scooter portfolio with the introduction of Neon Ghost, a new light-up scooter featuring controllable and customisable lighting. Launched to Walmart, the new line has reportedly been met with a strong, positive response from parents and kids. “We wanted to give kids …

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Nickelodeon and Paramount drop first trailer for the newest SpongeBob SquarePants movie

SpongeBob SquarePants is about to make his third big screen outing in a new feature film called The SpongeBob Movie 3: Sponge on the Run. Nickelodeon dropped the first trailer for the third feature film last week, with the tagline ‘We’re not in Bikini Bottom anymore.’ Directed by Tim Hill, …

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Warwick Davis takes shift at Argos to celebrate Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars actor, Warwick Davis, took on a shift at Argos’ collection counter last week to help celebrate the launch of the video game title, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The movie star famed for his roles as characters including the Ewok Wicket in Return of the Jedi, donned an …

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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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Kellytoy launches 17 new Squishmallows characters to the US market

Kellytoy has detailed the launch of 17 new characters to the Squishmallows line-up in time for the Christmas season, billing the range as the ‘perfect stocking stuffer’ for kids, tweens and collectors alike. The newest Squishmallows Squad members are available from the beginning of this month at retail chains across …

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FAO Schwarz is building out a worldwide licensing programme with Global Icons

The iconic trans-Atlantic toy retailer, FAO Schwarz is growing its global licensing activity thanks to a new agreement with Global Icons that will look to build brand licensing collaborations across experiential, fashion, food and drink, and infant markets. FAO Schwarz is the world-renowned 150 year old toy store that recently …

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