Author: Carlos Cadorniga

Arckit Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Arckit launched a Kickstarter campaign for twelve new kits designed to get kids interested in architecture and urban planning. Kids will be able to create miniature model worlds using pieces with a minimalist design, subtle colors, and graphics. Kids can develop everything from suburban neighborhoods, downtown skyscrapers, city parks, and more. The twelve new kits include four versions of Arckit Cityscape, each with its own components inspired by iconic styles of world architecture. Older kids can also choose from Cityscape XL, Cityscape XXL, Masterplan, and Masterplan Pro. The campaign will run through June 9 with a €30,000 (US $32,968)...

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Lego Dimensions Launches Wave 8 Expansion Packs

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released the latest expansion packs for Lego Dimensions. Players can now add new levels and vehicles based on The Goonies and Harry Potter to their virtual Lego experience. Lego minifigures included in the expansion packs come with  golden Toy Tags, which unlock a Battle Arena within the Free Play Adventure World. Each Battle Arena has four different gameplay modes and comes with its own traps, special powers, and interactive environments that make every battle arena unique. The Goonies Level Pack includes a complete level of The Goonies gameplay where fans can play through the story of the film. Players can use...

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Roblox Names Grace Francisco as VP of Developer Relations

Gaming social platform Roblox hired Grace Francisco as its new vice president of developer relations. Francisco will oversee Roblox’s creative community of 1.7 million developers. She will be responsible for leading development and educational programs across multiple platforms and advising creators throughout various stages of the development process. This new hire follows Roblox’s $92 million fundraising round and the appointment of Remy Malan as vice president of customers, managing customer service and content...

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Nelvana Names ChizComm as Agency of Record

ChizComm Ltd. was named Agency of Record for Nelvana, including Nelvana Enterprises, the global licensing and merchandising branch of Nelvana. Nelvana will build on ChizComm’s roster of clients including tech, food, lifestyle, toys, and kid’s entertainment categories. ChizComm will work with Nelvana on their international consumer and trade public relations and marketing...

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Zing Launches Spinzipz Stackable Spinners

Zing launched new Spinzipz spinners, the latest in the exploding fidget toy craze. Unlike ordinary fidget spinners, Spinzipz can be stacked on top of each other and also feature LED lights that activate when spun. Spinzipz will be sold later this month in retailers such as Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, and Walmart. Zing previously released another iteration of fidget toys—Thumb Chucks—earlier this...

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