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HIT Entertainment, Discovery Bay Games Announce Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station App, Accessory for iPad

HIT Entertainment and Discovery Bay Games have announced a new game and accessory for iPad: Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station. This Thomas & Friends-branded Duo accessory is compatible with the new Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station Duo App, available now on the App Store.

Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station gets kids jumping, skipping, and racing with all of their engine friends. The app comes with three games: Steam Engine Relay, Sodor Spot-It, and Seek & Find Adventure. Six engine cards, including Thomas, Percy, and James, along with other engine favorites, interact with Steam Team Station.

Designed for children ages 3 and up, the Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station accessory is now available at Apple Stores and Apple.com, Amazon, Target, and Toys”R”Us. The Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station Duo App is available for free from the App Store.

Discovery Bay to Launch Oxford Game Collection at Barnes & Noble

Stone America Licensing has announced the launch of Discovery Bay Games’ Oxford Game Collection at Barnes & Noble for spring 2011. The line will showcase the history of the University of Oxford in traditional games, including chess and checkers sets with gargoyle components, traditional cribbage, liar’s dice, dominoes, card sets, an authentic trivia game, and both jigsaw and pop-out puzzles.

Following the launch at Barnes & Noble, the products will be available at other retailers, including Borders, K-Mart, Nordstrom, Toys “R” Us, and specialty toy retailers. Additionally, they will be available online at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, Target.com, and Toysrus.com.

SNL Cast Members, Daryl Hannah Stop by Toy Fair

More pics of Toy Fair! (via Discovery Bay Games)

From left: CEO of Discovery Bay Games, Craig Olson, actress/game inventor Daryl Hannah, and investor Rob Major, promoting one of the company’s games at New York Toy Fair on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. In addition to LIEbrary, the company will launch two more titles by Daryl Hannah (and co-creator Hilary Shepard) this year. (Photo credit: Dana Edelson)

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The Toy Book’s Toy Report 01/05/10

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Catch up on last week’s news! Read The Toy Book Toy Report for 01/05/10.

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Discovery Bay Games to Develop Products Based on Norman Rockwell Images

Discovery Bay Games has inked a licensing deal with The Norman Rockwell Licensing Company to produce a line of products based on the images and illustrations by the American artist. The Norman Rockwell line of products will include playing card decks, wood puzzles, high quality 500- and 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles, and paint-by-number kits. The products will be available in fall 2010. The exact Norman Rockwell images to be used for the products have yet to be determined.

The Toy Book’s Toy Report 11/24/09

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Catch up on last week’s news! Read The Toy Book Toy Report for 11/24/09.

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DBG Signs New License

Discovery Bay Games has been granted a license to manufacture board games, jigsaw puzzles, and game play with cards for Scientific American. The deal is for the United States.

Discovery Bay Games Named as New Ringling Bros. Licensee

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Discovery Bay Games has been granted the rights to manufacture and market Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey products including board games, non-electronic card games, and jigsaw puzzles. “The greatest show on earth” also expanded Rasta Imposta’s Ringling Bros. licensed-products to include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey makeup and makeup kits.