Dungeons & Dragons-inspired Wet Hot American Summer game hits Kickstarter
The first ever licensed Wet Hot American Summer game has landed on Kickstarter.
Sphero’s BB-8 reacts to viewings of Rogue One thanks to app update
Sphero’s BB-8 toy will beep along to viewings of Star Wars: Rogue One thanks to a new app update by the firm.
Cartamundi eyes artists as inspiration for future iCard lines with residency opportunity
Cartamundi has teamed with Gluon to offer artists a two-month residency at its HQ to develop a piece that uses and challenges its iCard technology.
UK version of The Toy Box, a Dragons’ Den-style show for toy designers, in the works
Electus International has signed a deal to launch a UK version of Mattel Creation’s The Toy Box.
One in every 11 toys sold in UK last year was bought by an adult for themselves
The UK’s ‘kidult’ toy market (meaning adults buying kids’ toys for themselves) is growing three times faster than the toy sector overall.
LEGO Ideas no longer accepting submissions based on Star Wars or Marvel
The LEGO Ideas platform will no longer accept new submissions based on third-party licences that are already active in the LEGO Group’s portfolio.
Good Little Games’ free print-and-play games return
Good Little Games’ free print-and-play tabletop games are back, supported by the launch of a new Patreon campaign.
Pitch to publishers at UK Games Expo 2017 with Playtest UK’s Speed Dating event
Game designers have the opportunity to pitch their creation to publishers at this year’s UK Games Expo thanks to Playtest UK’s Meet the Makers Designer/Publisher Speed-Dating event.
US kids spend more of their allowance on apps than on toys, claims RoosterMoney survey
Toy designers in the US may well consider incorporating app connectivity into their creations as a new study has revealed little ones spend most of their allowance on apps (13.4 per cent).
CoolMiniOrNot’s Rising Sun soars past $4m on Kickstarter
CoolMiniOrNot’s Rising Sun game has raised over $4m on Kickstarter, becoming the firm’s most successful crowdfunding campaign to date.