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How Hasbro makes action figures look just like movie stars

Until a few years ago, action figures didn’t really look like the actors in Marvel and Star Wars movies. But that changed when Hasbro introduced its Photo Real technology in 2017 to sculpt lifelike models. Watch the video above to find out how your favourite superheroes and movie characters go […]
How Hasbro makes action figures look just like movie stars
Tech

With more than 35 million players worldwide, Magic the Gathering is giving back to its community with a brand new game and $10 million in esports prize money

Magic the Gathering is one of the most popular collectible card games in the world, with more than 35 million players spread across 70 countries. The game’s parent companies, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast, recently announced a $US10 million esports program for tabletop and digital competitions in 2019. The […]
With more than 35 million players worldwide, Magic the Gathering is giving back to its community with a brand new game and $10 million in esports prize money
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Hasbro is releasing new parody games like ‘Quarter LIFE Crisis’ and ‘Mystery Date: Catfished’ — and yes, you can actually play them

Board game fans, rejoice: Hasbro has announced the launch of five brand-new, parody versions of some of their most classic board games, including “Clue,” “The Game of Life,” “Operation,” “Mystery Date,” and “Sorry!” With relevant titles like, “The Game of Life: Quarter Life Crisis” and “Mystery Date: Catfished,” each game […]
Hasbro is releasing new parody games like ‘Quarter LIFE Crisis’ and ‘Mystery Date: Catfished’ — and yes, you can actually play them
Lifestyle

How To Play Scrabble Like The Pros

The 2014 National Scrabble Championship began Saturday in Buffalo, New York. Over 500 players in six divisions of varying difficulties will compete against each other — and a bag of lettered tiles. But scoring well (and winning) doesn’t happen so easily. Even the pros use certain tricks to help themselves […]
How To Play Scrabble Like The Pros
Lifestyle

7 Tricks To Help You Win Your Next Scrabble Game

Scrabble combines the best aspects of language, strategy, and board gamery. But scoring well (and winning) doesn’t happen easily. Certain actions can help you on the board though. We combined the nine hacks below from “Everything Scrabble,” by John Edley and John D. Williams, Jr. as well as experts at […]
7 Tricks To Help You Win Your Next Scrabble Game
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New Monopoly Board Features Brands Instead Of Atlantic City Streets

Hasbro has released its latest themed Monopoly game, and it’s sure to be a hit in AdLand. Monopoly Empire features some of the world’s biggest brands in the spaces that are traditionally named after Atlantic City streets (or, if you’re British, London streets). In the new game, Coca-Cola and Samsung […]
New Monopoly Board Features Brands Instead Of Atlantic City Streets
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Hasbro Just Killed A Monopoly Token

[credit provider=”MrKathika / Flickr, CC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathika/2461971504/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Take a long look at the iron token from Hasbro’s Monopoly board game — the company just axed it in favour of a cat.The move came after a vote by game fans on Facebook, in which 10 million people participated.
Hasbro Just Killed A Monopoly Token
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15 Companies That Originally Sold Something Completely Different From What Made Them Famous

[credit provider=”Ali_ayers via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ali_ayers/4300910075/”] Some companies find their niche and stick to it. Others, though, have to adapt to changing markets in order to thrive. Here’s a look at some companies that switched industries at some point in their histories, usually for the better. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”avon-once-sold-books-1″ title=”Avon once […]
15 Companies That Originally Sold Something Completely Different From What Made Them Famous
Markets

Hasbro Downgraded After Disappointing ‘Battleship’ And Crappy Marvel Toy Sales

[credit provider=”JD Hancock on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/4464216098/”] Hasbro’s big summer isn’t living up to expectations, according to Citi’s Gregory R Badishkanian who downgraded the stock to a “sell.”The latest boardgame move, Battleship, was a “disappointment,” despite $300 million in sales over a $209 million budget.
Hasbro Downgraded After Disappointing ‘Battleship’ And Crappy Marvel Toy Sales
Tech

All Your favourite 80’s Cartoons Are Coming To Netflix

[credit provider=”inspirwrit via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/inspiwrit/6082423550/lightbox/”] Netflix has just signed a multi-year agreement with Hasbro to bring 10 shows to its streaming service, according to a release.Hasbro owns the rights to numerous classic TV shows from the 80’s and will be serving up old episodes of GI Joe: Real American Heroes, My […]
All Your favourite 80’s Cartoons Are Coming To Netflix
Strategy

Why Hasbro Is Getting Smashed Right Now By Brands Like Angry Birds

[credit provider=”Illustration by Kim Bhasin / Business Insider”] Hasbro is the #1 seller of board games on the planet, and boasts big name time-honored brands like Monopoly, Scrabble and Battleship. It’s usually one of the big winners as shoppers stock up presents for the holidays.But lately, it has been getting […]
Why Hasbro Is Getting Smashed Right Now By Brands Like Angry Birds