Tag Archives: games

UK Games Expo – coming soon

IT’ll be back in the flesh, in all its geeky glory, join a very merry throng of board game people at the NEC later this month at the UKGE. They’ve just announced their shortlist of nominations for the 2021 awards across a number of categories so, pop along HERE to …

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Classic game titles from Shuffle celebrate the mullet era

  The Shuffle brand from the house of Cartamundi have created this line of iconic card games based on iconic films of yesteryear. They send us a bunch to celebrate their launch and packed the box with a random selection of items along with the game which did rather intrigue …

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NETFLIX heading down under

Toikido is the master toy partner for Netflix’s new animated film Back to the Outback which makes its global debut in Autumn 2021 – Toikido are set to be sending toys, action figures and plush products right across planet earth. Tired of being locked in a reptile house where humans …

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Toy-tastic news – Hasbro and Uber with half-term treats.

Uber Eats and Hasbro are launching a free toy store this week, it opens on the 17th and stays so until the 20th. There’s a poll, of course there is, some findings from it are almost three quarters (70%) of parents admit they are feeling overwhelmed as they juggle work …

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National Pizza Day anyone?

Just about the only food that is universally enjoyed, from those who like to keep it simple to those with a taste for many toppings to those who shall be shamed who stick pineapple on theirs – Just Stop! Derived by a Germanic word Bizzo, the first pizza was created …

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Quintessential countdown of toys from the past five decades anyone?

The man in the hat presents the must-have toys and big crazes from the 1970s to the modern day, from action figures and board games to electronic pets and cuddly best friends. I am sorry that I’m not the leading man but I had a hair appointment that day so …

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Merry Xmas y’all – Online fun and frolics right this way.

WORD OF the year according to Collins Dictionary, and who are we to argue, is Lockdown. We hereby call it that verb of the year therefore must be Zoom. You might be a Facetime, Hangout or WhatsApp person but the genericized term appears to be “To Zoom”. There is far …

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IKEA are looking for a CPO

Chief Play Officer of course. Dream job? Certainly for almost everyone at Toyology Towers but sadly the Swedes are specifically searching for a 4-12 year old. The rest of the words are virtually verbatim from the press release from earlier, you might say that’s a little indolent of us, but …

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Linkee and friends Go Live on Alexa

Shouty-outy games are our favourite, especially when infused with some Xmas (spirits). Linkee, What Came First and Obama Llama (and its Christmas sister game Santa Banter)can now be played as voice activated games or ‘skills’ on Alexa devices. The games are all simple to play, interactive, hands-free and you’ll have …

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Toys on Prime Time TV tonight so tune in

How To Spend It Well At Christmas It’s been a year like no other and as Christmas approaches, the show returns with a brand new three-part series trying to bring seasonal joy, well for an hour at least from 8:15pm on ITV. Part one of three is the toys, play, …

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