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LEGO introduces 123 Sesame Street building set through LEGO Ideas and Sesame Workshop partnership

The LEGO Group has lifted the lid and taken us all on a trip down Sesame Street, as it prepares to launch its LEGO Ideas 123 Sesame Street building set. Voted for by LEGO fans the world over, the set is the latest product from the LEGO Ideas collection. Created …

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Steamforged Games and Bandai Namco to launch Pac-Man: The Card Game with John Adams Leisure

Steamforged Games has partnered with Bandai Namco Entertainment to launch the iconic 1980 arcade game Pac-Man to the tabletop gaming space with Pac-Man: The Card Game. The game is billed as an easy-to-learn family game that will see players gobble up fruit and Pac-Dot cards for points, while avoiding ghosts …

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Blue’s Clues & You details new UK partners following ‘overwhelming demand for toys and products’

With a master toy line already in the works from the global toy company, Just Play, Nick Jr’s hit pre-school series Blue’s Clues & You has now confirmed a raft of UK partners that include Kids Designs, Imagine8, and Kimm & Miller. The news of the latest signings was announced …

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Playmobil’s CGI series Novelmore to land on YouTube with new play-sets en route

It’s been billed as the moment that Playmobil fans have been waiting for, as the international toy maker confirms that Novelmore, its animated children’s series, will be landing on the Playmobil YouTube channel and YouTube Kids App from this November. Making its UK and Ireland online debut, the Playmobil series …

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London Toy Fair 2021 cancelled over Covid-19 restrictions

Toy Fair 2021 has been cancelled, the BTHA has confirmed in an update sent industry-wide today. Owing to the latest in government restrictions amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the BTHA, in conversation with London Olympia, have made the decision to cancel the 2021 event. The industry body has stated that …

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Allingham Games eyes UK and international distributor for award-winning The Good Life board game

Allingham Games, the independent design and publishing outfit behind the Play for Change Bronze award-winning tabletop gaming title, The Good Life, is eyeing partnerships for international distribution for the game championed for promoting the message of sustainable living and the ‘grow your own’ culture. The Good Life taps into the …

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Jakks Pacific’s Halloween costume division Disguise renews Halo and Minecraft deals with Microsoft

Disguise Inc. – the Halloween costume division of the toy and consumer products manufacturer, JAKKS Pacific – has renewed its licensing partnership with Microsoft and its hit gaming brands Halo and Minecraft. The renewal will give Disguise the worldwide rights to design, market, manufacture and distribute Halo costumes and accessories …

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Hasbro details plans for new Power Rangers film and TV adaptations with eOne and director Jonathan Entwistle

Hasbro and Entertainment One have detailed the plans to develop new film and TV adaptations of Power Rangers with the eOne team leading the development and production of the two projects. The Manchester-born director and producer, Jonathan Entwistle has been tapped to direct the new adaptations, following the success he …

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Schleich UK kicks off its Christmas 2020 campaign bringing digital engagement to physical retailers

Schleich UK has kicked off its Christmas 2020 campaign, a move to drive more fans to engage with the popular toy brand when shopping at retailers in the UK and Ireland, with the launch of a digital raffle initiative. Schleich is delivering Christmas themed POS to retailers across the UK …

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Hunter Price named sole UK and European partner for FinGears magnetic rings pocket money toys

Hunter Price has secured an exclusive partnership with FinGears as the sole UK and European distributor of the magnetic fidget rings, Magni-Rings Powered by FinGears pocket money toy line. Under the terms of the agreement, Hunter Price will be the sole partner to sell the pocket money toys in the …

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