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Codemasters talks Micro Machines’ return to its console roots in World Series

Say ‘Micro Machines’ to practically anyone and they’ll come back with one of two responses: Matchbox-like miniature cars – which famously ‘come in collections of five’ – or the head-to-head driving game, which was a huge hit on both Mega Drive and the original PlayStation. Now, Codemasters is returning to …

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Harmonix teams up with Hasbro for card game DropMix

The next game from music game maestros Harmonix has been revealed. It’s called DropMix, and has been jointly developed with toy giant Hasbro. Inside the box is a deck of cards and a Bluetooth and NFC enabled board that can connect with a smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android). Each …

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Hasbro is being sued by Peak Games over a My Little Pony game

Turkish developer Peak Games is suing Hasbro as they claim that the recent My Little Pony: Puzzle Party game copies their game Toy Blast. According to VentureBeat, Peak Games filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco and have alleged that Hasbro’s Backflip Studios have taken their …

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Backflip and Space Ape release Transformers: Earth Wars on smartphones

Paper Toss developer Backflip and UK studio Space Ape have released a new game based on Hasbro’s lucrative Transformers IP. Transformers: Earth Wars follows the Clash of Clans formula but injects a big dose of Autobots and Decepticons. A host of familiar faces feature, including Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, …

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Relentless to open new Welsh studio

Relentless has signed a major deal with toy manufacturer Hasbro, and will open a new studio as a result of the partnership. The Buzz and Murder Files developer was granted 550,000 by the Welsh government to help it secure a collaboration with Hasbro, which will see it create multiple new …

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Transformers Devastation part of brand’s new cross-media narrative

Activision’s Transformers Devastation is actually part of a far wider plan for the brand, it has emerged. The Hollywood Reporter says that the game, which entered the UK Top 40 in 21st this week, boasts a narrative that exists within a number of other branching Transformers lines. Both Platinum’s game …

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Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch’s Western invasion

One of Japan’s most popular video game series is to give it a go in the West with the release of a toy line in Europe and the US in 2016. Hasbro has signed a deal to make toys based on Level 5’s Yo-Kai Watch series. The Pokemon-a-like game ruled …

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