UK Games Expo director Richard Denning on how the show has become a must-attend event for designers

We spoke with convention director Richard Denning about the evolution of show’s engagement with designers.

Market intelligence specialist Kids Insights joins Play Creators Festival

Attendees of the Festival will get a complimentary copy of the firm’s latest Trend Alert report and two-days free access to Kids Insights’ award-winning online portal.

Paw Patrol creator Keith Chapman to shed light on his creative process at Toy and Game Design Conference

Chapman is known for creating a raft of smash hit kids’ TV shows, including Bob the Builder, Fifi & the Flowertots and recent toy titan, Paw Patrol.

Sets based on The Flintstones, Stitch and Mystery Science Theatre 3000 reach LEGO Ideas Review stage

‘This review round features a fascinating variety of designs, including several that are focused on aviation and nostalgic shows,’ said LEGO.

Azul, Luxor and The Mind up for Spiel des Jahres 2018

Designer Wolfgang Warsch has three games in the running across the competition’s three categories.

Spin Master sees revenue up 25% in strong Q1 2018 results

“Our results not only reflect our innovative products and brands resonating with consumers but they are also a testament to the team’s effort in effectively managing the business through the industry-wide disruption caused by the Toys R Us US liquidation,” said Ronnen Harary, Spin Master’s chairman and co-CEO.

Chuck Kennedy, co-creator of the original Fireball Island, on the big screen inspiration behind the classic game

With Restoration Games’ revamped version of the game having just made $2.8m on Kickstarter, we decided to check in with the co-creator of the original Fireball Island, Chuck Kennedy.

When I Dream creator Chris Darsaklis on bringing sleep masks to board games

We caught up with Darsaklis to find out more about the origins of When I Dream, and what we can expect from him next.

LEGO teams with Amazon Alexa for LEGO DUPLO Stories

Using any Alexa device, children will be able to respond and actively engage with the LEGO DUPLO Stories, all designed to encourage active participation and help nurture children’s instinct of learning through play.

The Marketing Store named McDonald’s’ Global Supplier of the Year for work on Happy Meal toys

“It’s partners like The Marketing Store who prioritize McDonald’s as a customer and live our supply chain values every single day,” said Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s CEO.

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