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Sago Mini Characters Make Publishing Debut

SagoMiniBooksBonnier Publishing USA’s licensed property and pop culture-focused Sizzle Press will release a series of original storybooks starring the characters featured in the Sago Mini apps for toddlers and preschoolers.

Two titles will be released on Sept. 20, including Jinja’s Surprise!, where kids will use their fingers to help keep the festivities a surprise, and Cozy Christmas: A Touch-and-Feel Book, which will take readers caroling with the Sago Mini friends. [Read more...]

Toy State to Debut NASCAR Products at Michigan International Speedway

TSleftToy State will unveil the latest products from its flagship Nikko and Road Rippers brands this Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. The company will debut its NASCAR-themed cars in advance of this weekend’s Spring Cup race, part of global licensing agreements signed with NASCAR and various NASCAR teams late last year. [Read more...]

Future of Play Introduces MagicMeeMees

MagicMeeMeesFuture of Play debuted MagicMeeMees, a new line of collectible figures. MagicMeeMees respond to motion and light thanks to the figures’ built-in technology, and allows kids to interact with other MagicMeeMees characters. The first season has 24 characters to collect—eight available now as single packs, and four more, which will come exclusively with the first four play set lands of MeeMeeopolis. In addition, 26 blind bag food items, Yummee Surprises, are available to purchase.

The Wish Factory, Saban Brands Partner for Power Rangers Kawaii Cubes

WishFactorySabanThe Wish Factory LLC partnered with Saban Brands to manufacture and develop a line of Kawaii Cubes based on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series. The licensed collectibles are stackable plush that come in multiple sizes.

“We strive to continuously create engaging experiences for the Power Rangers brand with innovative partners such as The Wish Factory,” says Janet Hsu, chief executive officer of Saban Brands. “The success of Kawaii Cubes is undeniable and the new collection inspired by the Power Rangers is sure to resonate with fans globally.”

Green Toys Launches Storybooks

GreenToysBooksGreen Toys is entering into the book category for the first time with Green Toys Storybooks. The first season of the line will feature three titles and features toys and characters from the Green Toys world.

The titles in the line include Train Off the Rails with Kody and DotBoats Built for Speed with Davey and Pearl, and Mixed-Up Trucks with Baxter, Rosie, and Gus. The pages of the book support “Guided Play,” which will help develop language skills, emotional intelligence, and abstract thinking. The characters in the stories face challenges they must identify and overcome with problem solving and teamwork. The Storybooks are printed on 100-percent post-consumer recycled paper using soy ink. [Read more...]

Alex Brands Launches Lil Lockitz

Lil-Lockitz-Memory-Studio--pTRU1-23820130dtAlex Brands launched Lil Lockitz, a line of custom lockets for kids to personalize. Kids can make necklaces, bracelets, and key chains with the lockets they design themselves.

The initial collection features eight products, including Memory Studio, Best Friend Party Pack, which makes 18 lockets for necklaces, bracelets, and key chains; Selfie Set, with lockets featuring a selfie or photo with friends; Pets Set, which makes six lockets featuring kids’ favorite animals; Sweets Set, featuring sweet treat charms; and Vacay, Rock Star, or Juice Bar Set, with which kids can create three keepsake lockets, themed as their favorite vacation, rock ‘n roll, or fruit charms. [Read more...]

Exclusive Supergirl LEGO Minifigure Coming to Lego Dimensions

LegoDimensionsSupergirlWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) revealed at Gamescom that Lego Dimensions Starter Packs for the PlayStation 4 will include an exclusive, bonus DC Comics Supergirl Lego minifigure for a limited time beginning late September. The collectible Supergirl Lego minifigure will feature in-game abilities to help players solve puzzles and battle enemies, including super strength, flying, x-ray vision, and beam attacks. The new character can also transform into Supergirl Girl Red Lantern with additional abilities. [Read more...]

Hasbro Launches Monopoly Ultimate Banking Promotion

MonopolyUltimateBankingMr. Monopoly is giving away part of his fortune to help celebrate the launch of Hasbro’s new Monopoly Ultimate Banking game. Inside specially marked Monopoly Ultimate Banking games, U.S. fans will find a promotional Vault Giveaway Card that they can tap on the Ultimate Banking Unit and check MonopolyVault.com to see if they are a potential winner of a piece of Mr. Monopoly’s fortune. Eligible fans will have a chance to win prizes ranging from $5 to $20,850, the latter of which is the total amount of money in a standard Monopoly game. Mr. Monopoly himself announced the promotion with a Facebook Live event.  [Read more...]

MasterPieces, Xplorer Maps Partner for New Puzzle Line

MasterPiecesXplorerMapsMasterPieces Puzzles and Xplorer Maps teamed up for a new line of 13 new 1,000-piece puzzles, featuring custom-crafted, hand-drawn Xplorer Map illustrations.

The new line features famous places such as the Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, San Francisco Bay, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Lake Tahoe. Other puzzles are of The World and the states of Texas, Montana, California, and others. The puzzles are exact replicas of the map drawing and offer the same points of interest, historic places, attractions, indigenous wildlife, mountain ranges, and more. Each puzzle is made on recycled blueboard and packaged in matte-finish display boxes.

Next Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens DLC Now Available for PlayStation

LSWTFA_PhantomLimb_C-3PO_2_1470731353The next downloadable content for Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available. The Phantom Limb Level Pack is a free download exclusively for players on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems. [Read more...]