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.

Mondo debuts its first-ever board game with The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31

Mondo, a firm specialising in creating limited edition posters, toys, apparel, VHS re-issues and vinyls, has developed its first ever board game.

Ten thoughts on creativity

With numerous award-winning products to her name, Big Ideas co-founder Ruth Elliott shares some thoughts on the creative process.

PlayFusion’s Willie Wilkov on the 10 year roadmap for its new smart toy creation, Lightseekers

Back in February 2016, news broke that TOMY was set to enter the world of ‘connected toys’ via a partnership with PlayFusion, a firm co-founded by Mark Gerhard, the former boss of British video game studio Jagex.

Kickstarter launches Creators-in-Residence Programme

Kickstarter has launched its Creators-in-Residence Programme, a new pilot scheme that aims to support Kickstarter alumni as they go on to develop their projects.

Stay up to date with the latest news, interviews and opinions with our weekly newsletter
Back to top arro

Sign Up

Enter your details to receive Mojo updates & news.