Punch your ticket to ride the rails from the safety of the kitchen table in this truly crazy Family Game Night board game called, aptly, Crazy Trains: The Game of Loco-Motion! In about 20 minutes, players can take a circuitous route with the not-so-helpful aid of Curly the Conductor to their final destination, New York City. Unlike the railroad stops of that other iconic board game, players do not get $200 when they pass GO. Instead, players become the Engineer of a 4-car train in this fast-paced race and chase style game!
Ageless Innovation, a global company devoted to reimagining how we positively live and age together through the power of play, announced today their plans to reimagine three classic board games made by global branded entertainment leader, Hasbro, including The Game of Life, Scrabble, and Trivial Pursuit. As Hasbro’s first-ever licensee dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults through play experiences, Ageless Innovation designed the time-honored games to meet the needs and interests of aging loved ones, and to encourage intergenerational play among families. Starting now, The Game of Life Generations, Scrabble Bingo, and Trivial Pursuit Generations will be available for pre-sale on JoyForAll.com; the games will be available for purchase via most major retailers and also distributed through select Healthcare partners in June.
Following the recent opening of Katmandu Park | Punta Cana, the Caribbean’s first world-class theme park, Falcon’s Beyond (“Falcon’s” or the “Company”), a leading fully integrated global entertainment development company specializing in intellectual property (IP) creation and expansion, today revealed robust growth numbers for its recently launched BEYONDLAND on Roblox. The experience, which marks Falcon’s debut as a developer on the Roblox global online platform, has attracted more than two million visits since its official launch in March. In addition, BEYONDLAND has an impressive 93% positive approval rating and has reached over 196,000 players in a single day.
Warner Bros Discovery announced that it has picked up the new CG-animated series Barney’s World for Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and streaming on Max. The series, announced earlier this year as part of Mattel’s Barney franchise relaunch, will aptly be titled “Barney’s World” and will revamp the iconic character for modern audiences. Co-produced by Mattel Television and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, “Barney’s World” will debut globally in 2024.
Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza has announced its return to the road following a successful national tour last fall. Launching Friday, Sept. 1, 2023, the tour will embark, visiting 60 North American cities beginning with Hershey, Pennsylvania, and will include a featured stop at the New York State Fair. Audiences can dress up for a fun-filled experience featuring characters from Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends and other hit Disney Junior series, including Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc McStuffins, the Puppy Dog Pals, and Bo from Firebuds. This year, the live show will also welcome the adorable superhero kittens from the new action-packed hit series SuperKitties. The three-time Pollstar nominated (2019, 2020, 2022) Disney Junior On Tour has visited hundreds of cities and sold over a half million tickets.
Celebrity Guest Judges Anthony Anderson, WWE Superstar Big E, Terry Crews, Sung Kang, Jay Lenoand Joel McHale will help to determine the winners of NBC’s epic new car makeover competition show Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge, premiering Tuesday, May 30th 2023 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Celebrate 100 years of Disney magic with a sparkling new Disney version of Ravensburger’s award-winning Labyrinth franchise. From the Disney Mickey Mouse-inspired movers to tiles featuring Encanto’s Mirabel, Disney100 Labyrinth is full of Disney characters and references that will dazzle and delight Disney fans of all ages, making it perfect for family game night. The limited-edition game is now available for purchase on Amazon and at local game stores nationwide.
East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (ESGG) is thrilled to announce the company is working with Jazwares to develop a mobile game based on the popular Squishmallows brand. Since its debut in 2017, the iconic Squishmallows brand features unique collectible plush characters with diverse personalities, a unique design, and ultra soft feel. With more than 2,000 Squishmallows to date, the brand continues to captivate fans of all ages, online and in real life, in more than 55 countries. With the ongoing expansion of the Squishmallows brand into various consumer product categories, and a passionate fan base, Squishmallows will now enter the world of mobile gaming with new and iconic characters from fan favorite squads.
Disney’s Encanto fans can listen to the adventures of the Madrigal family and sing along to their favorite soundtrack via the award-winning Toniebox audio player. The new Disney Encanto Tonie features all the hits from the Academy Award® winning animated film, including “The Family Madrigal,” “Surface Pressure,” “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” “What Else Can I Do?” and “Dos Oruguitas.” Additionally, little listeners are treated to an audio retelling of the Madrigals’ story – in English and Spanish!