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Brand-Ward named UK and Ireland licensing agent for pre-school IP Pikwik Pack

The UK-based licensing agency, Brand-Ward, has been tapped to represent Guru Studio’s latest pre-school series, Pikwik Pack across the UK and Ireland, with a focus on consumer products including toys and games. The licensing firm already represents Guru Studio’s True and the Rainbow Kingdom and will now add Pikwik Pack …

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Chefclub teams with Upyaa! to launch kids culinary toys and play-sets

The digital culinary brand, Chefclub has partnered with Upyaa! to launch a new range of toys and games throughout Europe, enabling kids to engage with a collection of creative play-sets and undertake their own journey to becoming little chefs. The new sets will encourage kids to create their own ice …

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NPD: UK toy market grows five per cent, fulled by games, puzzles, and kidult toy fans

The lockdown success of the games and puzzles market, a surge in the kidult market, and early Christmas trading all fuelled by the restrictions and implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, has helped the UK toy market hit a five per cent sales increase for its overall value. According to the …

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Asmodee to launch PAW Patrol, Pixar, Marvel, and Minions licensed Dobble

Asmodee is launching four new licensed editions of its hit speed observation game Dobble this year thanks to a slew of partnerships with PAW Patrol, Pixar, Marvel, and Minions. Dobble, a game in which players must spot a single matching image between two cards, has grown into a national phenomenon …

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Hasbro partners with PATH to launch Monopoly themed refillable water bottles

Hasbro is marking the 85th anniversary of the Monopoly brand with a special partnership with PATH to launch a series of limited edition refillable bottles featuring Rich Uncle Pennybags and other nostalgic Monopoly icons. “It’s an honor to partner with Hasbro and bring Monopoly fans a commemorative refillable PATH collector’s …

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Mattel Television is developing a game show around its popular family game UNO

Mattel’s world popular card game UNO has landed a new television deal, as the global toy maker detailed this week its plans to develop a new game show around the family gaming brand. Described as a ‘larger than life televised competition,’ the UNO Game Show will feature four teams who …

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Chronicle Books acquires Wild + Wolf’s Petit Collage, Ridley’s Games and Games Room brands

Chronicle Books has detailed the acquisition of Wild + Wolf’s three signature games and toy brand: Petit Collage, Ridley’s Games, and Games Room in a deal that spans around 350 active skus and more than 10,000 retail partners across 60 countries. New products will continue to be produced under the …

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Steamforged Games teams with Bandai Namco to launch Pac-Man: The Card Game

Steamforged Games has partnered with Bandai Namco Entertainment to launch the iconic 1980 arcade game Pac-Man to the tabletop gaming space with Pac-Man: The Card Game. The game is billed as an easy-to-learn family game that will see players gobble up fruit and Pac-Dot cards for points, while avoiding ghosts …

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Downton Abbey grows global appeal with US games company Rather Dashing Games

Downton Abbey has added a rather dashing new licensee in the form of the Spokane-based game maker Rather Dashing Games, who will be creating a new card game geared at capturing the majesty and excitement of the Downton Abbey movie. “My wife and I have been fans since the very …

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Wild + Wolf signs major Disney deal for its growing Ridley’s Games brand

The design-led gifting company, Wild + Wolf has signed a new partnership with Disney to bring a cast of popular Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars properties to its Ridley’s Games portfolio this year. Marking the first licensed range for the growing games brand, the product collection will consist of …

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