Hasbro Announces New ANGRY BIRDS™ STELLA TELEPODS™ Line Based on the New Brand from Rovio Entertainment
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- February 13, 2014 -- Hasbro, Inc. today announced the new ANGRY BIRDS STELLA: TELEPODS product line in conjunction with the recently announced ANGRY BIRDS STELLA, the newest brand from Rovio Entertainment featuring the popular Stella character and her fierce flock of friends. Introduced last fall with Rovio's ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS II® and ANGRY BIRDS GO!, TELEPODS is a gaming platform for the mobile generation that allows fans to play in both the physical and digital space through seamless integration into top-tier apps. Using the TELEPODS platform, kids will be able to "teleport" Stella and her friends into Rovio's upcoming ANGRY BIRDS STELLA game using their smart devices and unlock exciting features and content.
FUNKO ANNOUNCES LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH WIZARDS OF THE COAST TO PRODUCE MAGIC: THE GATHERING PLANESWALKER FIGURES
LYNNWOOD, WA – February 16, 2014 – Funko is excited to announce a new licensing agreement with Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) to produce Magic: The Gathering Planeswalker figures for their popular Pop! Vinyl Figures and new Legacy Collection Action Figures lines.
"We are deeply honored and very excited that Wizards of the Coast chose Funko as a partner to develop truly cool collectibles for Magic: The Gathering. I know the fans of Magic have been waiting nearly 20 years to get their hands on some fantastic Action Figures and stylized Vinyl figures. I promise that we won't disappoint them!" said Brian Mariotti, CEO of Funko.
Kindle Worlds Expands – Amazon Publishing Announces New Licensing Agreements with Hasbro, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television Group's Alloy Entertainment
Hasbro's Legendary G.I. JOE brand and Warner Bros. fan favorite TV shows Veronica Mars and Ravenswood to launch in the next few months
Additional launches include Worlds from best-selling authors Marcus Sakey, Theresa Ragan, and Valiant Entertainment
SEATTLE -- February 5, 2014 -- (AMZN) - Today, Amazon Publishing announced that Kindle Worlds has reached licensing agreements to open up seven new Worlds, including Worlds based on Hasbro's iconic G.I. JOE brand, and Warner Bros. TV shows Veronica Mars and Pretty Little Liars' spinoff Ravenswood. Writers can now choose from more than 20 Worlds to write and sell their own original fiction inspired by popular characters and storylines. These Worlds will open for writers to start publishing stories in the next few months.
BotCon 2014 Coming to Pasadena, California June 19th - June 22nd!
Fort Worth, TX - December 24th, 2013 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official Transformers Collectors' Convention, BotCon, announced today that next year's award-winning convention will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center June 19th thru June 22nd in the beautiful city of Pasadena. Next year, fans will be able to celebrate both the 20th anniversary of BotCon and the 30th anniversary of the Transformers brand at this amazing event!
The Hub Network And The Halloween Pros At Party City Reveal 13 Holiday Trends For 2013
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2013 -- Each year, North America's largest Halloween retailer, Party City, analyzes pop culture, the latest fashion crazes and Hollywood blockbusters to determine the year's biggest costume trends. Together with "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," which will be broadcast Saturday, Oct. 26, 8–10 p.m. on the Hub Network, they are bringing you the top 13 costume and holiday-related facts for a spooktacular Halloween in 2013.
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September 2013 - Hasbro has several new coupons to print from their HasbroRewards.com web site. The most notable coupon for action figure collectors is the "save $2 when you buy any one MARVEL figure from Hasbro" coupon, but there are 15 coupons in all.
New B-DAMAN Toy Line and App from Hasbro Available Now Based on Animated Television Series Coming to Vortexx on the CW this Saturday
PAWTUCKET, R.I. - August 15, 2013 – Hasbro, Inc. is expanding on the animated series, B-DAMAN CROSSFIRE, for a complete B-DAMAN brand experience by bringing the excitement of the series to the physical and digital play space with a new B-DAMAN toy line and app. The all-new action packed animated series, B-DAMAN CROSSFIRE, will air during Saban Brands' Vortexx on The CW, the Saturday morning programming block beginning Saturday, August 17. Hasbro is working under license from newly established, Manhattan based rights management company, Sunrights Inc. and with a development and manufacturing collaboration with TOMY COMPANY, LTD on these products.
Hasbro Launches KRE-O Cityville® Invasion, Innovative Construction Line Featuring New Sonic Motion Technology
Kids will be Wowed by Zany New Characters, Movement and KRE-O CITYVILLE INVASION App from ZYNGA®
Pawtucket, R.I. – August 1, 2013 – Dr. Mayhem's henchmen are invading and it's up to builders nationwide to keep their city creations safe! Hasbro, Inc., in collaboration with Zynga®, expands its popular KRE-O construction line with the introduction of the KRE-O CITYVILLE® INVASION collection, brick-based sets which turn ordinary cityscapes into madcap environments where builders' imaginations can run as wild as Dr. Mayhem. In addition to mischievous new KREON figures including zombies, gorillas, and vampires, several of the KRE-O CITYVILLE INVASION sets include playful sounds and SONIC MOTION TECHNOLOGY, a unique new innovation to the construction category.
Hasbro and Ubisoft® Teaming up to Bring Iconic Gaming Brands to Consoles
PAWTUCKET, R.I. & PARIS -- August 7, 2013 -- Today, Hasbro, Inc. and Ubisoft announced that Ubisoft will develop and publish current and next-generation console games based on some of Hasbro's most popular gaming brands, including MONOPOLY, SCRABBLE (in the United States and Canada only), TRIVIAL PURSUIT, RISK, BATTLESHIP and CRANIUM.
"We look forward to collaborating with Ubisoft to offer consumers innovative new ways to experience their favorite gaming brands," said Mark Blecher, Hasbro Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development. "Ubisoft's leadership and expertise in the console gaming space will help support Hasbro's strategy of bringing consumers engaging play experiences with our brands across multiple platforms."
"Hasbro makes games that we all know and love, and we're thrilled to be able to work with them to create video game experiences based on some of their most popular brands," said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft.
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August 2013 - The Star Wars Celebration convention held in Essen, Germany last week had a nice surprise for action figure collectors: new Star Wars Black figures!
Hasbro has released press images of seven new figures:
The new 6-inch figures are:
The new 3.75-inch figures are: