Tag Archives: Ravensburger

New licensees join Hey Duggee licensing programme

BBC Studios has signed new licensing agreements for multiple BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning preschool animation Hey Duggee, covering the UK and EMEA.  Golden Bear has been named as master arts and crafts partner for Hey Duggee, adding to its involvement in the hit brand as master toy partner. This year, …

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Ravensburger appoints new Managing Director for UK and Ireland

Ravensburger has today confirmed the appointment of Richard Collins as its new Managing Director for the UK and Ireland with immediate effect.  Richard will oversee Ravensburger UK’s entire portfolio, which includes the flagship brand as well as the ThinkFun, GraviTrax, BRIO and CreArt brands, spanning the puzzles, games, playsets and …

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EXCLUSIVE: Behind the scenes at Ravensburger

Having kicked off 2022 with a raft of new games and a €4 million investment in crowdfunding platform Gamefound, Ravensburger is on a mission to become “the most trusted gaming brand” on a global scale. ToyNews sat down with Filip Francke and Thomas Bleyer to find out about the company’s …

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Ravensburger gives Villainous a Star Wars spin

Ravensburger has announced the newest title in its award-winning Villainous board game franchise will be based on the Star Wars galaxy. In the new Star Wars (Power of the Dark Side) Villainous game, gamers can play as Darth Vader, Asajj Ventress, Kylo Ren, Moff Gideon or General Grievous. “Fans have been asking for a Star …

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Ravensburger invests in board game crowdfunding platform Gamefound

Ravensburger is investing four million euros (4.5 million US$) in the Polish start-up Gamefound. The international board game crowdfunding start-up is the first to receive funding from Ravensburger’s innovation and investment programme, Next Ventures. “With Gamefound, we are investing in a strong team of founders with industry expertise; a start-up …

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National Puzzle Day: our roundup of the best new jigsaws

No doubt about it, jigsaws are enjoying a moment. Sales surged by 240% during the height of the pandemic when families and kids rediscovered the many benefits of puzzles – how they boost problem-solving and fine-motor skills, encourage concentration, even help banish stress – and the overall sector is still …

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Ravensburger announces ‘Disney Villainous: Bigger and Badder’

Ravensburger, the publisher behind award-winning board games and high-quality toys and puzzles, has announced its newest addition to the award-winning Disney Villainous line – Disney Villainous: Bigger and Badder. This latest expandalone game will release in March 2022 and will introduce Pixar villains into the franchise for the first time. The new characters …

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Ravensburger launches Pokémon Labyrinth in US market

Award-winning games publisher Ravensburger has announced the US release of Pokémon Labyrinth. Previously released in Europe, Pokémon Labyrinth combines two globally popular brands, both celebrating anniversaries in 2021. Labyrinth is an international classic with over 20 million copies sold in 60 countries worldwide, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2021, while Pokémon is celebrating …

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Ravensburger North America releases Paw Patrol Labyrinth Jr

Ravensburger North America has announced that PAW Patrol Labyrinth Jr. is now available on Amazon.com. Previously released in Europe, PAW Patrol Labyrinth Jr. combines two fan-favourite powerhouses. PAW Patrol, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and airing on Nickelodeon, is the number-one preschool show in the US, Canada, UK, Germany and more, …

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Scalextric’s Batman vs Superman tops the John Lewis ten toys for Christmas list

The Warner Bros. and DC Comics icon, Batman has swooped in on the first of the major retailers’ top Christmas toy predictions this year, having secured top billing within John Lewis’s Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2021. It’s Warner Bros Consumer Products’ partnership with the leading hobby brand, Hornby’s own …

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