Monthly Archives: January 2020

National Puzzle Day is here

  Celebrating its third year the global celebration is designed to bring all manner of brain-manglers together from Jigsaws to word games,  number solving Soduku style stuff to board games, pretty much anything that is puzzling (does not include this years self-assessment). So, get in on the action and head …

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LEGO Dots arrive at Kings Cross

The artist Camille Walala today unveiled her latest installation at Coal Drops today to help introduce the all new 2D tile play concept from the LEGO Group – LEGO DOTS.  She brought the product to life brilliantly within a free public art installation – The result is HOUSE OF DOTS: …

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Pokémon World Championships are coming to Blighty this Summer

Making a jump across the pond for 2020 the Pokémon World Championships are to be held in London for the first time. The Pokémon people told us over the weekend  that this year’s Pokémon World Championships will be held at ExCeL from the 14th–16th August 2020. The event will see …

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Russ Abbots favourite board game returns

That DVD based board game from the 90’s is making a comeback, this time it is all app enabled. This skill and strategy game has its fair share of suspense too as 3-6 players race against the clock to collect six coloured keys, face your fears and compete against the …

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Gifs ahoy – Sneak peek of a new collectible from Moose

Moose Toys is heading to London Toy Fair for the first time and launching a new collectable inspired by gifs, a variant of online social speak. Oh! My Gif brings the world of digital gifs to life through this new range of collectable characters each with surprise movements. The characters …

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St Noire from Virsix Inc. has a successful CES 2020

St. Noire by Virsix Games  St. Noire is the world’s first Alexa-powered murder mystery board game. Created by Nolan Bushnell (founder of Atari) and Zai Ortiz (Hollywood Creative Director), St. Noire features multiple storylines and endings, immersive sound design and cinematic voice performances from over a dozen voice actors, with …

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Countdown from Pressure Games gets shortlisted at CES 2020

Countdown by Pressure Games Countdown by Pressure Games is a handheld, screen-light gaming platform designed to get kids and families actively gaming together — around the table, around the backyard and on the go. Right out of the box, Countdown is packed with over 12 retro inspired reflex, logic and …

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Ultimate D-O Droid appears at CES

Star Wars D-O Interactive Droid by Hasbro  The Star Wars D-O Interactive Droid lets kids and fans display and play with a droid inspired by the little roller droid from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Drive D-O around using the free downloadable app, or play in one of multiple …

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TORI from Banda Namco Entertainment makes its CES debut

tori™ Explorer Pack by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment  Through its innovative design and ground-breaking technologies, tori™ presents a whole new way to play with toys, kick-starts creativity, and inspires imagination. tori is a collaboration between BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. and ISKN, bridging expertise in videogame development and augmented interactions to …

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Lightsaber Academy appears at CES 2020

Lightsaber Academy by Hasbro  The Hasbro Star Wars Lightsaber Academy Interactive Battling System let kids train with the greatest Jedi and Sith in the galaxy, battle legendary Masters, and go head-to-head against friends. The Lightsaber’s ‘Smart-Hilt technology’ connects with the app to track the angle, speed, and accuracy of moves …

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