Disney

Disney Lorcana to be “game-changer for the trading card game market”, says Ravensburger

“The breadth and scope of Disney characters represented in this game will be unprecedented, and it will contain more original Disney artwork than any other single product ever created,” said John Balen, Vice President of Product Design at Disney.

The Op’s Sean “Fletch” Fletcher on bringing the Disney Sorcerer’s Arena mobile game to the tabletop

Sean “Fletch” Fletcher, Senior Game Designer at The Op, tells us how the team translated a hugely popular mobile gaming experience into an exciting new board game brand.

Funko Games details 2022 Disney slate, including A Goofy Movie, Sleepy Hollow and Big Thunder Mountain titles

Funko Games is also bolstering its Something Wild range, with Something Wild: Spider-Man and Something Wild: Boba Fett.

Mattel to usher in “innovative new era” for Disney Princess and Frozen

“We are incredibly proud to welcome back the Disney Princess and Frozen lines to Mattel,” said Richard Dickson, President and Chief Operating Officer at Mattel.

Disney embraces plastic-free packaging for its classic dolls collection

The move forms part of Disney’s broader commitment to environmental stewardship.

Toy designer David Vonner on being a believer in ‘don’t ask for permission, beg for forgiveness!’

We caught up with David to find out more about his approach to toy design, how he fuels his creativity – and what he learned from working at Hasbro, Spin Master and Mattel.

Tonies makes Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

“We’re proud to be recognised among the best and brightest companies in the world,” said Patric Faßbender and Marcus Stahl, co-founders of tonies.

Winnie the Pooh gets the LEGO treatment

Based on original designs by LEGO superfan Ben Alder, the set sees fans construct Pooh’s house beneath a large oak tree.

Trends set to fuel sales this year include kidult toys, music-play and mindfulness, says The Toy Association

“This year’s biggest trends underscore the ongoing impact of the pandemic on play; the toy industry’s growing commitment to helping kids become better global citizens; and the many social, emotional, and cognitive benefits of mindful, musical, and ‘kidult’ toys,” said The Toy Association’s Adrienne Appell.

My Toy and Game Story

In the first of his new monthly column, Adam Borton looks at how he got his start in the industry and what his new Toy and Game School will look to bring those wanting to kick-start their own careers in play.

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