Brand Licensing Europe 2017 to host Mojo Nation’s Toy & Game Innovation Zone
As well as allowing visitors to get hands on with the products, the area will also host the designers responsible for creating them.
Visitor registration for Toy Fair 2018 now open
The 65th annual Toy Fair will take place at Olympia London from Tuesday, January 23rd to Thursday, January 25th 2018.
LEGO to assess product development strategy and cut global workforce by 8% following decline in revenue for first half of 2017
“We have added complexity into the organisation which now in turn makes it harder for us to grow further. As a result, we have now pressed the reset-button for the entire Group,” said LEGO Group Chairman, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp.
Disney unveils first wave of tech-infused Star Wars: The Last Jedi toy lines
Products from the likes of Propel, Sphero, LEGO and Lenovo featured in Disney’s Force Friday II initiative.
Mojo Nation to host Playing with Brands panel at BLE 2017
Joining Mojo Nation’s Billy Langsworthy on the panel will be Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes, Triclops Studio’s Luc Hudson, Modiphius Entertainment’s Chris Birch and Big Ideas’ Simon Skelton.
Breaking Bad: The Board Game on the way from first time designers Antoine Morfan and Thomas Rofidal
The game sees players step into the shoes of either one of Albuerque’s criminal factions (Heisenberg, Pollos Hermanos or Cartel de Juarez) or join the agents of the DEA.
Steelcase and Microsoft debut new office spaces designed to foster creative thinking
“Together, Microsoft and Steelcase will help organisations thoughtfully integrate place and technology to encourage creative behaviours at work,” said Steelcase’s Sara Armbruster.
Designers behind Kingdomino, Citadels and Love Letter to create games for new subscription service, QST
“We have a revolutionary new twist to the standard monthly subscription gaming model that that we believe will take game creation to an all-new level,” said QST founder Cory Jones.
Comics publisher Oni Press debuts new board game arm, Oni Games
Oni Games will be on partnering with both new and veteran designers and established publishers to bring the characters and worlds of its original creator-owned comics to the world of games.
LEGO appoints Niels B. Christiansen as new CEO
Christiansen was most recently CEO of global industrial technology company, Danfoss.