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Netflix lands new Hasbro kids shows coming this summer

Netflix lands new Hasbro kids shows coming this summer

Netflix has become the place to go for many TV and movie fans when there's nothing good on cable or satellite TV. Netflix has a wealth of different movies and TV shows that you can stream wherever you want on your mobile device, computer, or on your TV via various game consoles and set top boxes. Netflix has announced a new content partnership with Hasbro.

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Voters pull the Monopoly iron out of the fire

Voters pull the Monopoly iron out of the fire

As far as board games go, it's hard to get more classic than Monopoly. I'm sure most of us have spent many hours playing the board game over the years. The game has changed slightly and some iterations have gone from paper money to credit cards and such, but at its core it's the same game of dominating your friends in the real estate market. Hasbro recently let fans of the game vote on which of the iconic, silver game pieces to toss from the game.

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Hasbro grabs Zynga licensing rights for toys

Hasbro grabs Zynga licensing rights for toys

Mattel made a huge killing in its partnership with Rovio and its merchandise like the Angry Birds board game. So rival toy conglomerate Hasbro is saying, "Gee, I'd like a piece of that." It has forged a deal with fellow newly minted gaming giant Zynga to bring a line of games and toys based on some of the most popular social game franchises in the industry. Among the licenses it now has access to are Mafia Wars and Farmville.

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Activision to publish Battleship video game based on movie

Activision to publish Battleship video game based on movie

Publisher Activision has been granted the rights to release a video game based on a movie based on a board game. We're talking about Battleship, and even though you may think you know how to play the game, trust us when we say this PS3 and Xbox 360 title will involve a little bit more than plastic red and white pegs. It'll be an all-out naval combat simulation, and it's due out in the spring of this year ahead of its theatrical tie-in namesake.

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