Cartamundi to host ‘From Idea to Market’ sessions at Essen
The sessions will welcome Atlas Games’ Jeff Tidball, Dynamo PR’s Heather Delaney and Cartamundi’s Stijn Vankerckhoven.
TAGIE Awards 2018 finalists unveiled
Seven Towns, Fuse and DesignbyTouch all in running to scoop accolades at this year’s show.
Mattel teams with tech start-up Osmo for Hot Wheels Mind Racers
Mattel invested in Osmo last December, and MindRacers marks the results of the first product collaboration between the two firms.
WIT president takes to Kickstarter with new party game, Mad Moves
“The idea that I could develop a game that gets people out of their chairs, moving and laughing is incredibly exciting.”
Fundamentally Children sponsors Mojo Nation 100 Freelancers category
“Being involved in the Mojo Nation 100 is a great way for us to publicly show our support and to let designers and inventors know that we are here to help them understand the children they are designing for.”
Disney Research unveils reconfigurable legged robot, Snapbot
When a leg is removed or attached, Snapbot recognises the change and then selects a new movement method according to the current configuration.
Resident Evil 2: The Board Game passes £300k mark on Kickstarter
Having reached its goal of £150,000 within an hour of being live on the crowdfunding site, the game is now nearing the £350k mark.
Ravensburger acquisition will enable ThinkFun to “explore new and innovative product concepts”
ThinkFun joins Wonder Forge, acquired in 2012, and BRIO, acquired in 2015, as the newest company under the recently established Ravensburger North America division.
The Sock Game designers take to Kickstarter with new game, Who Farted?
“Our experience with The Sock Game has inspired us to create new games that can be played by all ages when family and friends get together.”
Matchbox cars, Transformers and Uno in running to join National Toy Hall of Fame
Only two or three of these finalists will join other iconic toys in the hall and sit alongside past inductees such as Barbie, LEGO, Monopoly, Rubik’s Cube and Star Wars action figures.