“The on-going question that is Brexit undoubtedly had a dampening effect on consumer confidence whilst a general election in the middle of the busiest trading month of the year wasn’t helpful,” said the BTHA’s Natasha Crookes.
Asmodee, Mojo Nation and UK Games Expo to usher in next wave of tabletop art talent with new university initiative
The Art of the Tabletop initiative will see students tasked with creating new artwork for a range of Asmodee best sellers that will then go on display at UK Games Expo 2020.
Aardman’s Cracking Ideas competition tasks young inventors to design something to ‘make life better’
“We can’t wait for young people all over the UK to get creative, designing their out-of-this-world inventions,” said Merlin Crossingham, creative director for Aardman.
‘Over time, it has become increasingly clear that our organisations have a shared mission – to drive the creative power of the UK, to open up opportunities throughout the sector, and to strengthen the economy,’ read a statement.
“PlayMonster is a perfect fit for me with its culture of playfulness and determination, and commitment to innovation,” said Gill.
“It’s been an incredibly smooth and positive marriage of two business cultures and values, already surpassing our initial ambitions,” said UK CEO Neil Shinner.