Tag Archives: University Games

University Games marks 75 years of Subbuteo with new launches and marketing campaign

Games and puzzles specialist University Games is celebrating 75 years of Subbuteo with new launches and a major marketing campaign. Debuting in July, in conjunction with Hasbro and license holder Longshore, the new 75th Anniversary Main Game is presented in a commemorative silver-grey box and features a limited-edition gold football and …

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Raccoon Tycoon joins the fun at University Games

University Games and Forbidden Games have announced the acquisition of Raccoon Tycoon, Mosaic, and the rest of the intellectual property of Forbidden Games, the brainchild of Glenn Drover, game designer and president of Forbidden Games. Forbidden Games will become a division of University Games. University Games announced that it will …

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Trio of University Games offerings named Finalists in the Gift of the Year Awards

Leading games and puzzles specialist University Games has been rewarded with a raft of top spots in this year’s prestigious Gift of The Year Awards, following an impressive 12 Shortlisted accolades. Family games Party Game Night Games Compendium and Five–Star Review, and Case Files lines Death By Chef’s Knife and Murder on the Underground (nominated …

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TOY FAIR: University Games showcases 45-strong 3D Puzzle range

Star Wars, Marvel, Disney, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and National Geographic are just some of the famous and iconic brands University Games will be showcasing at the London Toy Fair this week, as part of its comprehensive and bestselling 3D Puzzle range. The University Games stand (E50) will be …

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New sales team appointments for University Games & The Lagoon Group  

Ahead of Toy Fair this week, University Games & The Lagoon Group have welcomed a new National Accounts Manager and Area Sales Manager for South London and the South East.  Benefiting from over 15 years of toy experience, Carol Bradshaw joins the nationwide-strong sales team of the games, puzzles and …

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University Games announces the retirement of Mike Brighty

University Games has announced that Mike Brighty, Sr. Vice President of International Sales, retired from University Games and the toy industry in October 2021. Brighty has been a mainstay on the UK toy industry scene since joining Hasbro in 1989. His career took him to international stints with Hasbro as …

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Kick-off for University Games’ Christmas media campaigns

Games and puzzles specialist University Games has set in motion its Christmas media campaigns, which include primetime TV, radio and high-profile online campaigns for the iconic table football game Subbuteo as well as significant digital campaigns for several of their other bestselling family games. The heavyweight media schedule for Subbuteo …

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University Games welcomes account manager trio to the sales team ahead of Autumn Fair

University Games and The Lagoon Group are strengthening their successful sales team to the tune of three with the appointment of Stephen Woodman, Kim Steward, and Sally Irwin. The triple hire has been made ahead of Autumn Fair next week. Woodman (pictured left) joins the outfit as account manager for …

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University Games and The Lagoon Group bolster sales and marketing divisions

The games, puzzles, and gift specialists, University Games and The Lagoon Group have made two key appointments, expanding both its sales and marketing departments as the firm eyes continued growth. The team has welcomed Victoria Reece (pictured left) to the position of marketing assistant as it looks to strategically develop …

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University Games appoints new national account manager to build on continued UK growth

The games and puzzles specialist, University Games has appointed a new national accounts manager in the form of Chris Maker as it positions itself for continues growth in the UK market. Maker brings with him over two decades of retail expertise as well as national account experience to the role, …

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