Tag Archives: play

Fancy yourself as a Karate Kidult?

    Fresh from YULU is Break the Board, described as a hard-hitting, fast-action electronic game by them, we’re calling it Bonsai BopIt. Follow the lights and they’ll indicate you to chop (up/down), Strike (in/out), and Swipe (left/right)  through the levels and, if the game senses you’re Miyagi enough, will …

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Feeling spendy? These new LEGO art sets are quite brilliant.

These LEGO sets have just been announced and they do really look rather good. Offering up another strand in the adult portfolio for LEGO they use blank canvases (aka base plates) for you to create your own works of art. Each LEGO Art set comes with a bespoke soundtrack that’ll …

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Fun and games for nine decades – Fisher-Price plays on

  You’ve likely never heard of a place called East Aurora, New York,but it is home to the toy company who have brought us some of the most iconic playthings of the past century. Fisher-Price celebrates 90 years of making play today – Creators of the Chatter Telephone,Corn Popper and …

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Totally Bodacious – Bill and Ted are coming back

It is over 30 years since their most Excellent Adventure and almost 30 since they embarked on a (far too soon after the first) quite questionable Bogus Journey. And now, ladies and gentlemen on this, Bill and Ted day they are trending across social media as the trailer for their …

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Create your own back garden waterpark

Say pfft to inflatable pools people what you’re after (despite not knowing it yet) are more impressive things than the neighbours have. Yes, lockdown has driven us to this point of wanting to “beat the Joneses”. So, perhaps you’ll go for the over-the-fence six-foot high sprinkling Unicorn? Or tempted by …

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Unlock! games: Helping survive the lockdown

  What’s the best way to cope with a lockdown? Well, actually, there are multiple options – but the best way in my opinion is with puzzles, codes and challenges. However, without being able to go outside it’s time to turn to the other big contender in the escape room …

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We’re all playing more now – indoors and out

Number crunchers a Global information outfit The NPD Group have been looking at the board game and toy playing habits of Brits and our European neighbours during lockdown confinement. According to their latest consumer research, 31% said they had played with games and toys more since the start of lockdown. …

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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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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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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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