BTHA continues charity partnership with KidsOut for Toy Fair 2018
KidsOut works with Women’s Aid Federation refuges across the UK to provide positive experiences to children who have escaped domestic abuse.
Hydroshield Water Dodger wins season two of Mattel’s The Toy Box
The product is now available to buy at Toys R Us stores across the US.
Inka and Markus Brand on the origins of their escape room-inspired Exit: The Game series
The married design team won perhaps their most prestigious award to date when Exit scooped the Kennerspiel des Jahres earlier this year.
Mojo Nation teams with Rubik’s for latest Design Challenge
“We are very excited to find new ‘playful twists’ on the classic Cube puzzle,” said Rubik’s’ Hayley Woodward.
CLC to bring Ace Ventura, Night Breed and True Romance into board games
The licensing agent will represent Morgan Creek’s library of films, and is eyeing games partners.
“Without a nemesis, you can’t be a superhero”: Designers discuss the implications of Hasbro acquiring Mattel
We asked figures from the toy and game design community whether they thought a deal could actually materialise, and if so, would be a good thing for designers.
MGA tackles counterfeiters over L.O.L Surprise! fakes
Spanish Customs recently seized and destroyed over 10,000 pieces of fake L.O.L. Surprise! product.
Norton PR backs Design Agencies category of Mojo Nation 100
“We’re passionate about the toy and game industry so we’re delighted to be involved in the first Mojo Nation 100 book,” said Tony Norton, chairman of Norton PR.
Which? outlines security concerns around connected toys
“Connected toys are becoming increasingly popular, but as our investigation shows, anyone considering buying one should apply a level of caution,” said Alex Neill, Which? MD of Home Products and Services.
Cluedo, paper airplane and Wiffle Ball enter Toy Hall of Fame
The honourees were selected from a field of 12 finalists that also included the Magic 8 Ball, Matchbox Cars, My Little Pony, PEZ Candy Dispenser, play food, Risk, sand, Transformers and Uno.