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Hasbro U-Turns, Will Add Rey To Monopoly: Star Wars
When Hasbro initially unveiled its new Monopoly: Star Wars edition, many were quick to criticize the set simply because a key character from The Force Awakens movie, Rey, was not there. The game had pieces for Darth Vader, Finn, Luke Skywalker, and Kylo Ren, but no Rey which is odd considering what a key figure she is in the movie.

Hasbro Has Created A Robotic Cat Toy For The Elderly
Hasbro is a company that many of us are familiar with. The company has been around for a while now making all kinds of toys, and there is a good chance that you might have grown up with it, or if you’re a parent, you might have bought something for your kids. Basically the company makes toys for young people.However it looks like the company has plans to expand beyond […]

New Nerf Rival Gun Lineup Can Shoot Foam Balls At 70mph
When we think of Nerf guns, we think of toys meant for teens where the foam darts tend to be more annoying than painful, modified Nerf guns not included. However it seems that Hasbro has recently unveiled a new set of Nerf guns that might be of interest to those who are a little bit older and looking for something a bit more powerful.The new lineup is part of Hasbros’ […]

Monopoly Sets To Arrive With Real World Money
Now here is a quick pop quiz – just how much is the total amount of cash that a Monopoly set carries right out of the box? A whole lot, actually, and it seems that there is some sort of Golden Ticket-inspired moment by toy maker Hasbro as they celebrate the 80th anniversary of Monopoly’s release over in France through the replacement of fake Monopoly money using actual cash. Yes, […]

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Hasbro Launches New Monopoly That Can Be Played In Under 30 Minutes
One of the biggest gripes I have with Monopoly these days is that I don’t want to spend half of my day to dedicate my life to a game where I make believe I am a business tycoon when the only reason why I end up winning is based on pure luck. At thirty-one years old, I’m sure children, teens and young adults have even less time to spend on […]

Hasbro To Bring Tetris Games To The Real World
Hasbro is one brand name that has a whole lot to do with games, and they have certainly made a killing in recent times with three Transformers movies by Michael Bay, with far more merchandise sold than Optimus Prime can store at the back of his truck. Well, there is another icon that could make the jump into the real world – that of Tetris. Hasbro has already come to […]

PopCap Teams Up With Hasbro To Deliver Two Bejeweled Board Games This Year
In the world of match-3 puzzle games, PopCap Games’ Bejeweled has to be the most popular as no matter what platform it was released on, people just seem to flock to it and its addictive gameplay. One platform Bejeweled has yet to make a debut in has been a real world board game, but that is all about to change now that Hasbro has teamed up with PopCap to offer […]

Zynga's Farmville turned into a card game
As though having millions of people on the internet hooked onto Farmville isn’t enough, it looks like Zynga is out to grab more players – this time in the physical games market. According to reports online, Zynga has been forging deals with toy companies and retailers to bring its virtual games into the real world. One such game being developed with Hasbro is called Farmville Memory, a card game for […]

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron new trailer released
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, the upcoming game in Hasbo’s hit toy franchise was revealed earlier this year, and if the game’s initial trailer tickled your fancy, you’re probably itching to see what else is in store for us. Well, the new trailer for the video game gives us exactly just that. More robots tearing each other to shreds, blasting lasers, and tons of explosions. The game is slated for an […]

ASUS beats Hasbro's Transformer Prime lawsuit
Late last year we reported that Hasbro was suing ASUS over using the name “Transformer Prime” (btw our giveaway ends tomorrow, be sure to enter if you haven’t already!) for its Android tablet. Well, it looks like Hasbro’s case against the electronics manufacturer has been thrown out the window. According to the judge’s ruling, ASUS didn’t do anything wrong by naming its tablet the Transformer since it was capable of […]


Game of Life and Monopoly get zAPPed
At Toy Fair 2012, Hasbro showed off the latest variations of its classic family board games – Game of Life and Monopoly. The games company teamed up with Volumique, a French-based innovator, to create Game of Life zAPPed and Monopoly zAPPed. The board games play out like the original versions but with an added twist. In the center of the board, an iPad running the respective zAPPed app will be […]

Hasbro does Lazer Tag innovatively
We took a look at the Xappr accessory for your smartphone which pushed the boundaries of gaming on your mobile device further, but since the proverbial sky’s the limit and I would safely say that we are nowhere close just yet, do check out what Hasbro has in store for the masses. The company does not only churn out Transformers action figures (although they did make a killing with the […]

The Transformers pinball machine
Love all things Transformers? Might I interest you in a triple blockbuster that while lacking in terms of a solid storyline and great acting, the amount of on-screen mayhem, death, destruction, huge robots and smokin’ hot lead actresses still rack up the profit at the box office? Yeah, I’m referring to the summer extravaganzas known as Transformers, but if you want to have a piece of the movie trilogy in […]

Star Wars Millennium Falcon is remote controlled
Wish you could pilot your very own Millennium Falcon space ship? Well you could if you existed in the Star Wars universe, but since you don’t, it looks like you’ll have to be content with what you can get your hands on in Earth, which in this case would be a toy version of the ship from Hasbro’s Speed Stars series.

R2-D2 Hasbro Operation game body
You know those operation games that you have tried out in the past, not to mention the Trauma Center series that was a hit on the Nintendo DS? Well, surgeons have to go through operations nearly every day, and the power of life and death are in their hands – and unlike a video game, there is no save game for them to fall back on, so every decision counts. […]

Hasbro MY3D available April 3
The MY3D binoculars that allows viewers to experience 3D content on their iPhones was unveiled late last year. The handheld binoculars-like toy has now been given a release date and a confirmed price, and details about the MY3D-compatible apps have been released. In case you need a refresher, the MY3D will allow you to see 3D content on your iPhone or iPod touch through its special lens designed to view […]

Monopoly Millionaires hits Facebook
Had enough of Monopoly yet? Apparently EA and Hasbro don’t seem to think so. They have just announced a new version of their hit board game Monopoly, slated to arrive on the world’s biggest social network- Facebook. Called Monopoly Millionaires, it will allow people from all over the world to participate in this game of making money without being in the same room or even country at once. The fact […]

Monopoly releases new boardgame with a built-in computer
Hasbro will be releasing a new version of Monopoly (Monopoly Live) that comes with a built-in computer that is in the shape of a tower in the center of the board. The tower-computer acts an overseer for the game, keeping track of each player’s bank account, property and even places on the board. By doing so, the computer can help speed up game calculations; so that people spend more time […]

Hasbro My3D Viewer Offers 3D On The iPhone/iPod touch
3D technology will be coming to Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch in the form of an accessory from Hasbro. The company’s My3D accessory allows users to view 3D via its special My3D apps which will be available in free or paid versions. Hasbro teamed up with Apple, Dreamworks Animation, the Discovery Network, Sony and IMAX to develop content for the apps and device, allowing viewers to have access of up […]