LEGO teams with Bandai Namco for Pac-Man Arcade set
“We are always looking for new and exciting ways to bring classic gaming experiences to life,” said LEGO Designer Sven Franic.
Bitzee “epitomises our obsession with pushing the boundaries of play”, says Spin Master
“Bitzee reimagines a once two-dimensional interaction and infuses it with colour, gamification and collectability,” said Chris Beardall, Spin Master’s President of Toys and Chief Commercial Officer.
Catch up with Mojo Nation at next month’s Las Vegas Licensing Expo
Licensing Expo takes place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas from June 13th to 15th.
University Games to bring Faeries & Magical Creatures to Kickstarter next month
“The Faerie Realm that is created in Faeries & Magical Creatures offers an amazing, engaging setting for a strategy game,” said Bob Moog, President of University Games.
Plan B Games readies new edition of Hey, That’s My Fish!
The revamped edition boasts a new ocean board to hold the tiles in place, helping to make set-up faster and keep the map organised.
IMG to helm consumer products push for Toikido’s Piñata Smashlings
“With a Roblox video game, an animated series and a range of consumer products already locked in before its official launch, Piñata Smashlings is on track to become the next blockbuster gaming and children’s brand,” said Adam Steel, Senior Director of Licensing at IMG.
Tonies to trial AI-based content generator
“With cautious excitement we now dip our toes in the AI water and explore ways how kids – along with their parents – can properly use AI to tap into their unlimited creativity and keen sense of storytelling,” said Patric Faßbender, tonies Co-Founder and Co-CEO.
Frank Kozik – Kidrobot’s Chief Creative Officer – passes away
Kozik designed over 500 different limited-edition figures, pioneering the art toy movement.
Rebellion acquires “unrecognised trailblazer” Tunnels & Trolls
“So much of the modern era of role-playing – from old school hacks, to streamlined systems, to solo play – can directly trace its roots directly back to this series,” said Duncan Molloy, head of Rebellion Unplugged.
Dragons take centre stage as LEGO debuts latest Ninjago sets
“Research we did with kids back in 2021 showed they really wanted dragons to be front and centre of the new story,” said Nigel Kong, Head of Product for LEGO Ninjago.