Speed and vocabulary skills come into play in Pik Qwik, the new lightning-fast word game from TCG Toys, the toy and game company behind the popular strategy game Trominii and Rummoli, as well as the manufacturer of classics like Mexican Train Dominos, Chinese Checkers and Cats Pajamas.
Families who are hesitant to hit the road amid inflation/record-high gas prices can now get their travel fix at home with an eccentric, new board game from Big Potato: Zillionaires: Road Trip USA! To celebrate the game’s release, Big Potato is giving a lucky winner $5,000 and a copy of the game for the road trip of a lifetime.
While Dad Jokes may get a bad wrap, Bazooka Candy Brands is giving Dad Joke enthusiasts everywhere a chance to join in a celebration of Dad Jokes through another fun Bazooka Father’s Day campaign. Bazooka Bubble Gum is known for its Bazooka Joe comics that feature wholesome, exaggerated punchlines in the classic spirit of the “Dad Joke.”
Mentos and Chupa Chups, two of the most iconic names in the candy and chewing gum universe, have signed an agreement with Destra, a Brazilian brand licensing company, to expand the presence of their brands in the Brazilian market. Mentos, sold in over 130 countries, enjoys huge international brand awareness and is number #1 globally in the mint category. In addition, it is also the 3rd in candy and chewing gum. Chupa Chups, whose logo was designed by none other than Salvador Dali, has an impressive track record of licensing success cases around the world, such as shopping mall themes, clothing, cosmetics and accessories.
The Children’s Media Conference (CMC), now in its 19th year, has announced its keynote speakers for the 2022 hybrid event, which will run in-person and online from 5-7 July 2022 and is themed ‘What Next 2.2’. The opening keynote will be delivered in-person in Sheffield, on Tuesday 5 July, by YouTube’s Managing Director for the UK, Ben McOwen Wilson. Ben works with some of YouTube’s largest global media partners as well as many of the platform’s most-recognized creators. As a senior figure in broadcasting and digital media, working across five continents over the last 25 years, Ben is uniquely placed to consider ‘What Next’ – as young people’s media consumption undergoes immense change.
Bent Pixels Asia (BPA), the region’s leading revenue accelerator for premium YouTube esports and gaming creators, announced that it has entered a partnership with Tier One Entertainment, the Philippines’ leading gaming and esports entertainment talent and entertainment company, to help the latter’s creators accelerate their revenue from YouTube reserved media offerings, as well as grow their capabilities as creators in producing quality content to engage their audiences.
OnChain Studios has announced a global, multi-year partnership with Mattel for its Cryptoys NFT platform, a new generation of digital toys that live on the blockchain. The partnership, OnChain Studios’ first and only with a toy company, will bring Mattel’s iconic brands into a collectible, interactive world through Cryptoys’ expansive and playable universe, ushering in a new era for the toy and game industry on the Flow blockchain. Unlike static NFT projects, Cryptoys are animated, playable collectibles that come to life the moment they’re unwrapped.