Tag Archives: Hasbro
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 14:16 GMT
Transformers: Age Of Extinction looks like it’ll get the inevitable movie-game adaptation treatment, as suggested by this new trademark filed by Hasbro.
Wed, Aug 07, 2013 | 20:46 BST
Ubisoft has announced it has signed a deal with Hasbro to create console games based on the board game creator’s properties such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, and more.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 02:07 BST
Toy manufacturer Hasbro has spent $112 million to acquire a 70% majority stake in mobile developer Backflip Studios. The Colorado company is best known for DragonVale, but is also behind Ragdoll Blaster and Paper Toss. GamesIndustry reports Blackflip is generating nearly $100 million in revenue annually, mostly from iOS games. Despite how much Hasbro ponied up, it expects the deal to have either no or a positive effect on its annual balance sheet.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 00:36 GMT
A fan-built 2D fighter based on the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic cartoon series has been shut down. Hasbro served up a cease and desist over the project, and in an update to the tribute’s blog, the Mane6 team said it will comply while attempting to negotiate. The Fighting is Magic project has lost a couple of high profile members recently, too. Gameloft currently holds the license for My Little Pony games.
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 01:40 BST
Hasbro and Gameloft have joined forces to produce mobile games based on the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Littlest Pet Shop brands.
Wed, Feb 08, 2012 | 20:52 GMT
Activision and Hasbro have announced a videogame version of Battleship, which is in development at Double Helix Games.
Sat, May 23, 2009 | 20:06 BST
Major Nelson has given us an early update on what to expect for Xbox Live next week.
On Wednesday, Wallace & Gromit: Fright of the Bumblebees, Square Enix’s Yosumin Live, and Boggle for Hasbro Family Game Night will be made available for 800 MS Points ($10.00) each.
This early update is due to it being Memorial Day Weekend in the states, and because whole the country shuts down on Monday the 25th.
Well, the shops and liquor stores will still be open. But they never really close, do they?
Hit the link for more.
Wed, Feb 11, 2009 | 14:48 GMT
EA’s announced G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra this morning, to release on August 7 alongside the live-action movie of the same name.
It’s an all-platform effort, and will take up where the movie leaves off. It includes a co-op mode, but multiplayer and DLC were not mentioned.
See? Sometimes old toys do come back to life. Just not in the way you thought.
Press release after the jump.
Mon, Feb 11, 2008 | 14:30 GMT
Looks as though the nuking of Scrabulous last month wasn’t exactly coincidental. EA today confirmed Scrabble and Monopoly for multiple platforms as part of a sizeable deal with Hasbro. Did you know EA had a “Hasbro Studio”?
“EA and Hasbro want to give families new ways to enjoy games; we want give them a new way to come together, connect, spend time and have fun around the TV or online,” said Chip Lange, vice president and general manager of EA’s Hasbro Studio. “Bringing the spirit of these games to life as video games has allowed us to create really unique and creative experiences for families and friends of all ages to enjoy together at home or online.”
Full press release after the link.