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Monopoly gets Animal Crossing makeover based on hit New Horizons game

Monopoly gets Animal Crossing makeover based on hit New Horizons game

Hasbro's classic and exceedingly frustrating board game Monopoly is getting another special edition based on a hit game: Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The new Monopoly edition features the imagery from New Horizons, as well as villager tokens, bells, and Animal Crossing-themed cards. The product is now available for preorder.

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Transformers AR game in the works at Pokemon GO dev Niantic

Transformers AR game in the works at Pokemon GO dev Niantic

Pokemon GO developer Niantic made a rather surprising reveal today: the company, as it turns out, is working on a new Transformers mobile game. The new game is called Transformers: Heavy Metal and like other titles made under Niantic's roof, it'll be an AR game. How it'll use augmented reality is currently unknown, but Niantic suggests that it won't be much longer until at least some of us find out.

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Here’s your first look at Hasbro’s next Fortnite figurines and Loot Shark

Here’s your first look at Hasbro’s next Fortnite figurines and Loot Shark

Soon after launching its 'The Foundation' figurine for pre-order, Hasbro has taken the wraps off its next half-dozen Fortnite figurines -- as well as a Shark toy that includes water skis for playing like you're in the game. The toys were revealed as part of the Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest event, but you can't order the items yet.

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This auto-transforming Optimus Prime robot is very cool and very expensive

This auto-transforming Optimus Prime robot is very cool and very expensive

Today Hasbro and Robosen Robotics announced that they've teamed up to create a new consumer robot based on one of the chief characters from the Transformers franchise: Optimus Prime. This new robot can not only transform between its truck and robot mode on its own, but it can also respond to voice commands and remote touchscreen controls. However, that feature set prices it well into the enthusiast range, so you can definitely expect to pay a pretty penny if you want to own one of these robots.

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Epic and Hasbro team to launch Fortnite ‘The Foundation’ figurine

Epic and Hasbro team to launch Fortnite ‘The Foundation’ figurine

Epic Games has partnered with Hasbro to launch a new Fortnite figurine based on an iconic character from the Zero Point Crisis storyline: The Foundation. The figurine measures 6-inches in height and can be posed using any of its 20 points of articulation. As you'd expect, the company is also limiting the number of units that can be ordered by a single customer.

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Magic The Gathering Arena released for iOS, Android: Hearthstone has a challenger

Magic The Gathering Arena released for iOS, Android: Hearthstone has a challenger

At long last, Magic: The Gathering can be played on almost any touchscreen device or gadget you have in your possession. Magic: The Gathering (aka Magic cards) from Wizards of the Coast (a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., is now prepared to appear on your smartphone or tablet with Magic: The Gathering Arena. This game was previously available on desktop machines, and is now ready to roll on Android and iOS.

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Hasbro’s Galactic Snackin’ Grogu toy can be fed with a spoon

Hasbro’s Galactic Snackin’ Grogu toy can be fed with a spoon

Habro has introduced a fun new toy for young Mandalorian fans: the snack-eating Galactic Snackin' Grogu. This 'baby Yoda' toy is as adorable as it is hungry, and it'll be available to purchase starting in October. Among other things, kids can 'feed' Grogu using a little plastic spoon.

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Transformers BotBots one of many Hasbro toy shows headed to Netflix and beyond

Transformers BotBots one of many Hasbro toy shows headed to Netflix and beyond

Habro has a surprisingly robust collection of brands in its crew right now, including Transformers, which is about to blow up. Not that Transformers wasn't always a brand to be reckoned with, but with the year 2021 and beyond, Hasbro's bringing heat. We're talking another feature film, an animated full-length feature film, a third chapter for Transformers: War for Cybertron, and a Nickelodeon Tranformers series. AND they're making a series for Netflix based specifically on their cutest property: Transformers: BotBots!

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Magic: The Gathering Universes Beyond sets mix-up Lord of the Rings, Warhammer 40K

Magic: The Gathering Universes Beyond sets mix-up Lord of the Rings, Warhammer 40K

Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro revealed a major bit of news this week with a pair of new card sets. Both exist in a line that'll be called Universes Beyond. Magic: The Gathering Universes Beyond will begin with a set for Lord of the Rings, and another set for Warhammer 40K. This could be amazingly fun and entertaining, or it could be the beginning of the end for the game.*

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Watch NERF Rival Curve Shot blasters spin around corners starting at $15

Watch NERF Rival Curve Shot blasters spin around corners starting at $15

The newest NERF blaster ejects spherical rounds in a way that sends them careening around corners. The shape of the high-impact rounds means they can spin. The shape of the muzzle on each NERF Rival Curve Shot blaster combined with velocity of the round blasted through said muzzle makes for a round that spins upon ejection.

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Mario is getting his own Jenga and Monopoly games: Here’s why

Mario is getting his own Jenga and Monopoly games: Here’s why

The Super Mario franchise is turning 35 years old this year, and while there have been rumors that Nintendo will remaster a number of classic Mario games for the Switch, this anniversary serves up the opportunity for plenty of Super Mario-themed toys and products. LEGO already got the ball moving with its Super Mario and NES sets, which will all be out next month, and now Hasbro has revealed two new Super Mario board games.

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Back to the Future Transformer toy revealed: Gigawatt!

Back to the Future Transformer toy revealed: Gigawatt!

Hasbro and Universal Brand Development collaborated to bring to life a true oddity. This is the Back to the Future branded Transformer called Gigawatt. Alongside the release of this transforming plastic toy, IDW will release at least one issue of a crossover Transformers x Back to the Future adventure, also in collaboration with Amblin Entertainment.

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