Phil Sage on the collaborative design effort that went into Hasbro’s D-O Interactive Droid
With multiple modes of play and functions spanning a self-balancing wheel, moving head and antennas, sound effects and light-up LED eyes, we caught up with Hasbro’s Phil Sage to learn more about what went into creating the D-O Interactive Droid.
WATCH: Hasbro’s Phil Sage and Melissa Hershey shed light on development behind Star Wars D-O Interactive Droid
Hasbro’s D-O Interactive Droid boasts a self-balancing wheel, multiple modes of play, moving head and antennas, and features light-up LED eyes, sound effects, and premium deco inspired by its appearance in the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Following a trip to Disney World, Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes looks at why toy and game designers should follow the lead of theme parks in striving for immersive experiences.
Battlestar Galactica designer Corey Konieczka leaves Fantasy Flight to set up new studio, Unexpected Games
The philosophy behind Unexpected Games arose from Konieczka’s desire for a studio focused on innovation and idea incubation.
LEGO marks 20 years of LEGO Star Wars with special edition sets
“Twenty years on, the Force is still with us and there’s still so much more to come,” said LEGO’s Jens Kronvold Frederiksen.
LEGO stabilises with 4% global growth in 2018
The top selling themes in 2018 were LEGO City, LEGO Technic, LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Friends and LEGO Ninjago.
Hasbro debuts new crowdfunding platform dedicated to ‘trophy items’
First product to grace HASLAB is Jabba’s Sale Barge; the largest Star Wars product Hasbro has ever created.
Disney unveils first wave of tech-infused Star Wars: The Last Jedi toy lines
Products from the likes of Propel, Sphero, LEGO and Lenovo featured in Disney’s Force Friday II initiative.
Hascon to host design talent behind Magic: The Gathering, Transformers and Star Wars
Hasbro has detailed some of the speakers set to feature in its first-ever Hascon event.
Sphero’s BB-8 reacts to viewings of Rogue One thanks to app update
Sphero’s BB-8 toy will beep along to viewings of Star Wars: Rogue One thanks to a new app update by the firm.