Entries in 'hasbro' (21)

Hasbro and EA cut console ties as toy maker joins with Ubisoft

Hasbro and EA cut console ties as toy maker joins with Ubisoft

Ubisoft has announced a partnership with Hasbro to develop and publish a number of console releases based on the toy maker’s popular board games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 8th 2013 at 8:25AM in News
Hasbro buys 70% stake in Paper Toss dev Backflip Studios

Hasbro buys 70% stake in Paper Toss dev Backflip Studios

Transformers owner Hasbro has acquired a majority stake in mobile games dev Backflip Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 12:42PM in News
Hasbro wants in on the Skylanders/Disney Infinity party

Hasbro wants in on the Skylanders/Disney Infinity party

First there was Skylanders, then Disney Infinity was announced - and now Hasbro has entered the new 'toys to life' category.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 14th 2013 at 3:07PM in News
Hasbro backing Fall of Cybertron with new action figures

Hasbro backing Fall of Cybertron with new action figures

Activision and Hasbro have cleverly identified a great cross-market opportunity by announcing a range of toys to accompany upcoming release Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2012 at 9:44AM in News

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Jagex making Transformers MMO

Jagex making Transformers MMO

The powerhouse Transformers IP will next year get a brand new MMO following an agreement between casual behemoth Jagex and rights holder Hasbro.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2011 at 2:07PM in News
Transformers 3 due in June

Transformers 3 due in June

Transformers: Dark of the Moon will be released on June 24th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 25th 2011 at 4:47PM in News
Monopoly heads to Facebook

Monopoly heads to Facebook

Hasbro’s family board game Monopoly can now be played on Facebook online for free.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 17th 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Transformers: Cybertron sequel confirmed

Transformers: Cybertron sequel confirmed

Activision and Hasbro are working on a sequel to Transformers: War for Cybertron.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 15th 2010 at 10:27AM in News

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EA brings virtual world to the UK

EA brings virtual world to the UK

Publisher EA has announced that it is bringing its children’s’ virtual world Littlest Pet Shop Online to the UK this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2010 at 4:48PM in News
Hasbro ends buy-out rumours

Hasbro ends buy-out rumours

Hasbro has been forced to issue a statement in response to speculation over the possible sale of the company.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 25th 2010 at 11:27AM in News
Hasbro to go private?

Hasbro to go private?

Reports from the US say Hasbro is in early-stage buy-out talks with a private equity firm.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 24th 2010 at 12:57PM in News
Hasbro affirms gaming aspirations

Hasbro affirms gaming aspirations

Hasbro has announced that it has more than a dozen games in development and scheduled to launch worldwide in the second half of this year through its deals with Electronic ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2010 at 1:03PM in News

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EA and Hasbro shift 8 million games

EA and Hasbro shift 8 million games

Electronic Arts has announced that its Hasbro-branded titles have racked up global sales of more than eight million units within the last year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2010 at 1:25PM in News
Risk to invade XBLA

Risk to invade XBLA

Due for release some time in early 2010, the game includes “outlandish factions, a unique art style, new gameplay twists and off-beat humour”. It is being geared both towards fans ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2010 at 2:12PM in News
Hasbro to sue Atari

Hasbro to sue Atari

Toy maker Hasbro is to sue publisher Atari following claims that the video game company violated its licensing agreement for Hasbro's Dungeons & Dragons game series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2009 at 11:06AM in News
EA confirms G.I. Joe movie tie-in

EA confirms G.I. Joe movie tie-in

Publisher EA is to publish the official multiplatform game tie-in for Paramount’s upcoming G.I. Joe movie, which is due to hit cinemas this August.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2009 at 1:49PM in News

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Activision returns to Transformers IP

Activision returns to Transformers IP

Publisher Activision Blizzard has confirmed that it is back aboard the Transformers bandwagon and lining up a games release to coincide with the summer arrival of DreamWorks and Paramount’s movie ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2009 at 2:32PM in News
EA announces branded XBLA Channel

EA announces branded XBLA Channel

EA and Hasbro have announced that they are to launch a branded channel on Xbox Live Arcade under the Hasbro Family Games Night banner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2009 at 4:41PM in News
EA targets $6bn by 2011

EA targets $6bn by 2011

Electronic Arts targets $6 billion in revenues by the end of the 2011 fiscal year, according to CEO John Riccitiello.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2008 at 10:05AM in News
EA details Hasbro plans

EA details Hasbro plans

The first fruits of Electronic Arts' collaboration with Hasbro have been unveiled, with games based on Littlest Pet Shop, Nerf, Yahtezee, Monopoly, Scrabble, Risk, Operation, Trivial Pursuit, Pictureka due throughout ...
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2008 at 1:20PM in News
Hasbro ready to Scrabble for games market share?

Hasbro ready to Scrabble for games market share?

The news comes following the recent announcement that the company has bought back from Atari the digital gaming rights to its key franchises, including Monopoly, Scrabble and Risk. It could ...
by Lisa Foster
on Aug 2nd 2007 at 11:35AM in News