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Topps champions the launch of its Match Attax 2019/20 trading card game

Topps has launched its Match Attax 2019/2020 trading card game just this week, promising football fans to deliver them the best incarnation of the popular collectable range to date. “We’re back, and back with a bang,” said the firm via its press release, that went on to state that the …

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Hasbro partners with Toms to up its Monopoly, Transformers and My Little Pony footwear game

Hasbro has entered into a three-year partnership with the footwear company Toms to develop and launch a series of products inspired by the toy maker’s portfolio of hit children’s and entertainment brands. The collections will consist of men’s, women’s and kids’ footwear, as well as clothing and accessories, brandishing some …

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Warner Bros. celebrates Batman’s 80th at Mojo Nation’s Play Creators Awards

Warner Bros. is continuing to celebrate the 80th anniversary of its caped crusader, taking up sponsorship of the Design Icon award at this year’s Play Creators Awards. Representatives from Warner Bros. UK – the studio behind DC, the DC universe, and of course the iconic DC character Batman, will be …

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Praise for “letting kids decide their toys” as Wow! Stuff places in Walmart’s Top Rated by Kids Toys List

The common methods of toy marketing have been lambasted by the CEO of the licensed toys, gifts and gadgets specialist, Wow! Stuff who’s own belief in ‘letting kids decide the toys they really want,’ has paid off with a major placement for the firm in Walmart’s own Top Rated by …

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University Games and Paul Lamond venture North to launch Game of Thrones 3D puzzles

University Games and Paul Lamond will be venturing north of The Wall – and certainly the M25 – when it breaches the gates at Birmingham’s NEC next week to launch its new collection of Game of Thrones 3D puzzles at this year’s Autumn Fair. Following the epic, if not opinion-dividing, …

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BLE 2019: Best of British Animation to be celebrated with expert keynote

Brand Licensing Europe has detailed the first of two keynotes to take place at this year’s event. Storyboard: The Best of British Animation will spotlight the inspirational and aspirational creativity and success of some of the nation’s most prolific production studios with a panel of experts spanning some of the …

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Hasbro’s Cluedo mansion to undergo renovation with Houzz campaign partnership

Colonel Mustard and the cast of Hasbro’s iconic board game, Cluedo will soon be enjoying a freshly renovated room, thanks to a new partnership with Houzz. The global toy and board game company is teaming with the architecture and interior design specialists to update the classic Cluedo murder-mystery board game …

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Accentuate Games takes Gold at Independent Toy Awards 2019 for Rats to Riches

Sibling inventors, Graeme and Fiona Fraser-Bell, the duo behind the guess-the-accent game, Accentuate, have secured their first Gold medal at the Independent Toy Awards 2019. The pair took the top spot in the Board Game category for their latest title Rats to Riches, the first creation from Singaporean student Eugene …

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Hipster vibes: Hippychick’s Julia Minchin on 20 years of success and building a sustainable future

The kitchen table story is one wellknown within the toy industry, perhaps more so than any other, for the simple reason that for those of a particular mindedness – the likes of which are intrinsically drawn to this line of business – play comes naturally. Beyond the literal act of …

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Ravensburger’s BRIO and GraviTrax take limelight at The Big Feastival and Car Fest South

While others may have been melting in their skin this past bank holiday, Ravensburger was busy rubbing shoulders with a line-up of artists and entertainers, with activities across two UK family-friendly festivals: Car Fest South and the Big Feastival. The Big Feastival – held on Blur bassist Alex James’ farm …

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