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.
“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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
“Funko is always discovering new ways to surprise and delight our fans by bringing the best of pop culture directly to them,” said Brian Mariotti, Chief Executive Officer at Funko.