Hatchimals, Paw Patrol and Swimways help Spin Master to strong Q1 2017
Spin Master has enjoyed a strong start to the year, with its Q1 2017 results showing a revenue increase of 40.8 per cent.
D&AD New Blood reveals winners of board game brief
D&AD has unveiled its list of designers that have triumphed in the board game category of its New Blood Awards.
Spin Master’s David McDonald lifts the lid on the design process behind the toy craze of 2016, Hatchimals
Spin Master’s VP of product development reveals where the idea came from and the challenges faced in creating a toy that hatches itself out of an egg.
Action figure pioneer and G.I. Joe co-creator Stanley Weston dies
Stanley Weston, the man responsible for creating the concept behind G.I. Joe, has died aged 84.
From toy to brand: the power of licensing
Start Licensing’s Ian Downes on why you should be thinking about your toy or game in terms of its potential beyond the toy aisle.
Deadly Premonition: The Board Game smashes Kickstarter goal within 24 hours
Rising Star Games has adapted its cult Twin Peaks-inspired videogame Deadly Premonition into a new hidden roles board game.
Wicked Cool Toys named master toy partner for Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International has appointed Wicked Cool Toys as the master toy partner for Pokémon, starting from July 2018.
Rambo: The Board Game to hit Kickstarter in January 2018
Everything Epic has secured the rights to develop an official Rambo board game, and the project is set to land on Kickstarter in January 2018.
How we fuel creativity at Seven Towns
Seven Towns is celebrating its 50th year specialising in toy and game inventing and while today’s landscape is very different, the objective is still the same: constantly seeking new ideas.
Fiesta Crafts MD Andrew Bacon talks developing traditional toys with a modern twist
A toy designer and manufacturer since 1990, Fiesta Crafts is dedicated to making toys that help children develop their creative, imaginative, communication and language skills.