The set allows children to craft and play with real toys – like the tori Wand, tori Catapult and tori Spacecrafts – and engage with them in the digital space.
Character Options’ Jon Elliott on the origins of its new squishy action figure line, Heroes of Goo Jit Zu
We caught up with Jon Elliott, R&D Manager at Character Options, to learn more about the development process behind Heroes of Goo Jit Zu, and learn how the firm’s work on TPR skinned toys informed this new range.
The party game saw off competition from Ted Alspach’s Werewords and Reiner Knizia’s L.A.M.A.
We caught up with The Fantastic Factory’s David Snow to find out why more firms should be looking at bringing left-field brands like Rate My Plate into the games space.
Tru Kids Brands and b8ta’s new Toys R Us stores to be “the most progressive and advanced stores in its category in the world”
New stores will allow toy firms to showcase products in an ‘interactive playground-like environment’ and create custom experiences around their IP.
“Adults and children over 10 can now create a powerful team of characters from their favourite fandoms and face off in exciting table-top gameplay,” said Funko Games’ Jay Wheatley.
Trend Bible’s Joanna Feeley to unveil the key trends influencing the future of play at Toy and Game Design Conference
“I’ll be sharing two big picture trends –The Cult of Busy and Conveniently Conscious – and the impact of these on consumer behaviours in the toys and games market,” said Feeley.
“We’re thrilled to be part of the Mojo Pitch,” said Becker Associates’ founder and CEO, Patti Becker.
“We at Cartamundi are happy to join the Mojo Pitch again this year,” said Sean Amdisen-Cooke, international marketing executive at Cartamundi.
“Together we can significantly add value across all our activities and continue to strengthen our mutual excellence and long standing customer relationships,” said Juan Ferrer, executive chairman of Jumbodiset Group.