News

May, 2020

  • 5 May

    LEGO and Universal embrace the power of music

       Exclusive global partnership encourages the world to be more playful with an innovative music initiative, combining passion for music with the iconic LEGO System in Play. The LEGO Group today announced an exclusive global partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music-based entertainment company, that will …

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  • 5 May

    Harry Potter LEGO sets about to arrive

    Spanning the adventures from across all eight Harry Potter films, these new sets will go on sale from 1st June and are available to pre-order from 30th April from LEGO.com – We have : LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Room of Requirement – Slide the panel to reveal the hidden entrance to the Room …

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  • 5 May

    Nose and mouth mask from Playmobil

    The designers at Brandstätter Group have created these Playmobil Nose and Mouth Masks, the initial production run shipped to the company’s employees around the world, and now these reusable masks are on public release. According to Playmobil, “new injection molding tools for the complex design were created in record time” …

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  • 5 May

    Cards for Humanity – NHS Hero playing card packs from Cartamundi

    Cartamundi have launched a new series of playing cards in a bid to raise funds for the NHS heroes working on the frontline in the battle against CV-19. Replacing the traditional Jacks, Kings and Queens are NHS Heroes including doctors, nurses and surgeons alongside the rainbow colours now synonymous with …

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April, 2020

  • 17 April

    Star Wars LEGO A-Wing about to arrive

    The A-Wing Starfighter joins the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series in time to celebrate May 4th. Seen in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi you’ll get an A-wing pilot minifigure and removable canopy to access to the ship’s detailed cockpit for the first time ever. This 1,673-piece set model …

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  • 15 April

    Card play from Cartamundi

    With us all having to keep an eye on our cash during the lockdown this initiative from Cartamundi and Intracto is a welcome one. We’re huge fans of the humble deck of cards and HERE you’ll find an abundance of rules for games played across the globe for you and …

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  • 15 April

    Virtual Articulate! from Tomy

    Here are your virtual Articulate cards…After seeing loads of stories, pictures and videos of folk using FaceTime, Zoom and more to play games of Articulate! They’ve made it easier for folks that are apart to play together and have made the original cards available online for free. Set up your …

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  • 13 April

    Fairy Bricks donating a lot of LEGO

    Fairy Bricks, a charity which donates LEGO® sets to children’s hospices and hospitals, today announced plans to donate more than 30,000 LEGO sets to children of NHS workers.  The donations will be made to the dedicated staff at NHS hospital trusts across the UK, starting with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in …

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  • 9 April

    Marvellous stuff from MGA

    Operation Pac-Man is the non-profit organisation created by MGA’s Isaac Larian to help fight the spread of COVID-19 across the globe and has delivered over 65,000 masks and face shields to 40 hospitals across the US so far and also successfully tested a new ventilator prototype and is supporting a …

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  • 8 April

    Discover 13 Creative New Ways to Play UNO

    Mattel have released 13 new ways to play their number one card game, These new ways to play debuted on the UNO® Instagram page with UNO® Bingo, which challenges players to carry out a number of moves during their game in order to call Bingo! Everyone can play with their …

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  • 8 April

    Asmodee brings home the print and play fun

    Just in time for the different-from-the-norm Easter holidays these free games will be music to everyones ears. This collection includes some of the best Asmodee games we’ve played and we can now download then for free, nada, zilch, nowt and have ourselves a very Good Friday. Leading the pack is …

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  • 1 April

    Fast and Furious LEGO set screeches in

    Fast & Furious fans rejoice LEGO Technic Dom Dodge Charger (42111) is here.  This 1970s Dodge Charger has opening hood revealing a model version of the iconic V8 engine. There’s more, moving pistons, wishbone suspension, steering system and air blower and nitro bottles in the trunk – it is 1,077 …

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  • 1 April

    Scalextrix – new spray

    Scalextric celebrity Chad Pitt-Lane is promoting this new aftershave – we want some….

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March, 2020

  • 27 March

    Covid-19 advisory for kids, courtesy of Playmobil

    Check out ROBert explaining the corona virus to children, it covers off a range of virus-related topics that they’re likely asking questions about, including what Covid-19 is, why people are supposed to stay indoors, how the virus spreads and who is most at risk.In a tweet – Playmobil are urging …

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  • 19 March

    LEGO Star Wars heads about to arrive – Excitement levels are high

    It says 18+ on the box so, sorry kids, look away now. LEGO have unveiled these three Star Wars helmets celebrating the heads of the Tie Fighter Pilot, Stormtroopers and Boba Fett each arriving in a box that’s very much akin to those of the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) stuff. …

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