Entries in 'toys to life' (41)

Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

The latest purchase of Swedish games firm Starbreeze is France’s ePawn, a company focused on virtual reality, augmented reality and toys-to-life.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:18AM in News
Indie toys-to-life game Fabulous Beasts changes name to avoid Harry Potter confusion

Indie toys-to-life game Fabulous Beasts changes name to avoid Harry Potter confusion

Kickstarted title Fabulous Beasts has had a change of name following trademark issues with Warner Bros.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 21st 2016 at 1:50PM in News
Skylanders Imaginators will let gamers make their own character

Skylanders Imaginators will let gamers make their own character

Activision just announced a new installment in the Skylanders franchise. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 1st 2016 at 1:41PM in News
Overall toys-to-life sales down 12% so far in 2016

Overall toys-to-life sales down 12% so far in 2016

More people may own toys-to-life games than ever, but players are spending less on them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2016 at 9:57AM in News

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UK toys-to-life sector is bigger than ever

UK toys-to-life sector is bigger than ever

Forget the toys-to-life crisis. More than 620,000 UK gamers have bought Disney Infinity 3, LEGO Dimensions or Skylanders Superchargers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 19th 2016 at 12:15PM in News
Analysis: TV ad spend in the lucrative toys-to-life space

Analysis: TV ad spend in the lucrative toys-to-life space

Generation Media’s assistant media executive Joe Phelan investigates the growing toys-to-life craze and the ad support accompanying its continued rise during 2015/16.

on Mar 31st 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Interview: Fabulous Beasts and where to find them

Interview: Fabulous Beasts and where to find them

Since Skylanders hit the market in 2011, the toys-to-life market has exploded. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2016 at 1:05PM in News
There will be no Disney Infinity 4.0 this year

There will be no Disney Infinity 4.0 this year

Disney has said that it will not release a new standalone version of its toys-to-life series Disney Infinity in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 11:19AM in News

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1m sales and counting for LEGO Dimensions accessories

1m sales and counting for LEGO Dimensions accessories

The success that is LEGO Dimensions continues with confirmation that the series has achieved another UK sales goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Yogscast teams up with toys-to-life Kickstarter Fabulous Beasts

Yogscast teams up with toys-to-life Kickstarter Fabulous Beasts

YouTube sensation The Yogscast and indie studio Sensible Object have partnered up for a special edition of its toys-to-life title Fabulous Beasts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 16th 2016 at 6:00PM in News
Toys-to-life sales leap up 39 per cent in 2015

Toys-to-life sales leap up 39 per cent in 2015

Warner Bros' LEGO Dimensions has pushed the revenue made from toys-to-life products to £129m.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 11th 2016 at 1:30PM in News
Former Jagex boss Gerhard teams with Tomy for indie toys-to-life venture

Former Jagex boss Gerhard teams with Tomy for indie toys-to-life venture

One of the key figures behind hit MMO Runescape is partnering with toy maker Tomy to launch a new toys-to-life competitor.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 10th 2016 at 3:10PM in News

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New round of Animal Crossing Amiibo to hit shelves in January

New round of Animal Crossing Amiibo to hit shelves in January

Nintendo has announced that the next wave of Animal Crossing Amiibo figures will be coming to stores in UK very early into 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 2:25PM in News
Toys-to-life war: LEGO Dimensions

Toys-to-life war: LEGO Dimensions

LEGO Dimensions may be the new player in the toy box, but it’s by no means an unproven competitor.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Toys-to-life war: Disney Infinity 3.0

Toys-to-life war: Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity is currently the most popular toys-to-life game in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Toys-to-life war: Skylanders Superchargers

Toys-to-life war: Skylanders Superchargers

Last year, MCV predicted that Skylanders would struggle in the face of Disney Infinity 2.0.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Toys-to-life war: What should you stock?

Toys-to-life war: What should you stock?

There is an onslaught of toys-to-life products about to hit retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Anki targets Skylanders with September launch

Anki targets Skylanders with September launch

Watch out Skylanders, Anki believes it can become a new force in toys-to-life with its upcoming racing game: Anki Overdrive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Disney Infinity 3.0 set for August launch

Disney Infinity 3.0 set for August launch

The latest entry in Disney’s Infinity toys-to-life series will be hitting stores in late August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:13PM in News
Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney’s Interactive games publishing arm has been folded into its consumer products division in an apparent effort to double-down on toys-to-life.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 9:16AM in News
Disney: Toy shortages are irresponsible and rude to hardcore fans

Disney: Toy shortages are irresponsible and rude to hardcore fans

The executive producer of toys-to-life brand Disney Infinity has seemingly lashed out at Nintendo over the platform holder’s failure to manage the Amiibo supply situation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Disney 'flips toys-to-life on its head' with Playmation

Disney 'flips toys-to-life on its head' with Playmation

A new system that integrates video and real-life play has been unveiled by Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:12PM in News
Skylanders SuperChargers introduces vehicles for the first time

Skylanders SuperChargers introduces vehicles for the first time

Vehicles are to be the key differentiator in this year’s new entry in the Skylanders series, dubbed Skylanders SuperChargers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:41PM in News
Doctor Who and The Simpsons now confirmed for LEGO Dimensions

Doctor Who and The Simpsons now confirmed for LEGO Dimensions

A number of new brands destined for LEGO Dimensions have been leaked via the LEGO website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 9:50AM in News
Nintendo has now shipped 10.5m Amiibos

Nintendo has now shipped 10.5m Amiibos

Whatever you think the future holds for the increasingly busy toys-to-life category, Amiibo continues to be a big success for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 8:22AM in News