Entries in 'mind candy' (24)

New Mind Candy mag aims to promote coding for young girls

New Mind Candy mag aims to promote coding for young girls

It's becoming a thankfully common trend for developers to target kids at a young age in order to teach them more about coding, but rarely is it focused specifically on ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:52AM in News
Mind Candy's Acton Smith awarded OBE

Mind Candy's Acton Smith awarded OBE

Michael Acton Smith - the founder of Mind Candy and the creator of Moshi Monsters - has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List.

by Samantha Loveday
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Licensing success boosts Mind Candy revenues

Licensing success boosts Mind Candy revenues

Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy saw revenues climb by 62 per cent in 2012 to £47m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Moshi Monsters: The Movie hits cinemas this Christmas

Moshi Monsters: The Movie hits cinemas this Christmas

The Moshi train rumbles on. Next stop: Hollywood.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:10AM in News

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Mind Candy unleashing new Moshi retail game

Mind Candy unleashing new Moshi retail game

Moshi Monsters will return to retail this October in a reinvention of its hit DS titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 6th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
New Moshi Monsters game Katsuma Unleashed coming to retail this October

New Moshi Monsters game Katsuma Unleashed coming to retail this October

Mind Candy has announced another boxed outing for its worldwide kids hit, Moshi Monsters.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
Moshi Monsters celebrates 5th birthday with a snazzy infographic

Moshi Monsters celebrates 5th birthday with a snazzy infographic

The global phenomenon that is Moshi Monsters celebrates its fifth year with 80m registered users and $250m total gross retail sales.

by Laura Barnes
on May 1st 2013 at 12:49PM in News
New talent needed for Mind Candy's Pixar vision

New talent needed for Mind Candy's Pixar vision

The team behind Moshi Monsters is on the hunt for new marketers as it prepares for a busy 2013.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2013 at 3:12PM in News

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Moshi Monsters strike Happy Meal deal

Moshi Monsters strike Happy Meal deal

Mind Candy has put pen to paper on a deal which will see Moshi Monsters toys placed in Happy Meals in McDonalds’ North American restaurants over Christmas.

by Lewis Tyler
on Nov 19th 2012 at 12:37PM in News
Mind Candy's Mr Moshi makes Media 100 list - but Rockstar's Housers dropped

Mind Candy's Mr Moshi makes Media 100 list - but Rockstar's Housers dropped

Given the colossal news that Grand Theft Auto V is going to make, the changes to this year’s MediaGuardian 100 2012 do seem somewhat strange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Mind Candy readies global campaign for Moshi Monsters Golden Ticket offer

Mind Candy readies global campaign for Moshi Monsters Golden Ticket offer

This week’s issue of MCV includes a Golden Ticket that gives users 24 hours of free membership to Moshi Monsters.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
Get your Moshi Monsters Golden Ticket in this week's MCV

Get your Moshi Monsters Golden Ticket in this week's MCV

Have this week's fresh issue of MCV to hand? Then turn to page 9... 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 6th 2012 at 2:15PM in News

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Mind Candy and Gree team up for Moshi Monsters on smartphone

Mind Candy and Gree team up for Moshi Monsters on smartphone

London media group Mind Candy has struck a deal that allows mobile giant Gree to co-develop and operate a smartphone edition of the Moshi monsters games.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 23rd 2012 at 11:10AM in News
Monster ad plan for Moshi DS game

Monster ad plan for Moshi DS game

A five-month global ad campaign will help Moshi Monsters enter the boxed games market with a bang.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 9th 2011 at 2:30PM in News
OPINION: Shadow of the Bat

OPINION: Shadow of the Bat

The release of Batman: Arkham City last Friday marks, by all accounts, the arrival of the best game produced for 2011. For retailers, it will be a cash cow. For consumers, ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 24th 2011 at 11:52AM in News
Monster firm gobbling up UK games staff

Monster firm gobbling up UK games staff

Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy is poised to become one of the largest games firms in the UK.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 24th 2011 at 11:49AM in News

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Moshi Monsters' Lady Goo Goo gagged by Lady Gaga

Moshi Monsters' Lady Goo Goo gagged by Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has successfully taken out an injunction against the creator of manufactured character Lady Goo Goo - preventing any music being officially released from the virtual pop star.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 14th 2011 at 9:49AM in News
Moshi named best-selling kids' mag

Moshi named best-selling kids' mag

Moshi Monsters Magazine has become the best-selling children’s publication in the UK with a monthly circulation of 113,748.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 19th 2011 at 11:19AM in News
Moshi Monsters take over Hamleys

Moshi Monsters take over Hamleys

London toy megastore Hamleys is promoting toys based on Mind Candy’s smash kids’ game Moshi Monsters throughout the summer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 20th 2011 at 4:47PM in News
Mind Candy invades US

Mind Candy invades US

London-based online gaming firm Mind Candy will open a US office in the next few months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2011 at 3:47PM in News
Moshi Monsters toys arrive in UK

Moshi Monsters toys arrive in UK

Mind Candy's casual gaming phenomenon Moshi Monsters made its UK toy debut last week thanks to a new range of products from Vivid.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2011 at 1:06PM in News
Moshi merchandise to generate $100m

Moshi merchandise to generate $100m

Mind Candy, the maker behind popular online game, Moshi Monsters, has forecast over $100 million in retail sales of products based on the brand in 2011.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 2nd 2010 at 11:44AM in News
‘Game biz needs better role models’

‘Game biz needs better role models’

The Brit behind one of the largest kids games sites in the world says the industry is short on business heroes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2010 at 10:08AM in News
Mind Candy moves into game publishing

Mind Candy moves into game publishing

One of the fastest growing kids' sites in the world is plotting a move into video games publishing and development.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 15th 2010 at 5:33PM in News