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Hasbro banks on Monopoly for Christmas number one

Hasbro banks on Monopoly for Christmas number one

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Toy manufacturer Hasbro has crafted three new versions of Monopoly for 2011, and while they stick to the same basic rules, each has a unique selling point that will appease different kinds of people. First up is a new Electronic Banking version of the... >>

Dino Bite: The Dinosaur munching game that will scare your kids

Dino Bite: The Dinosaur munching game that will scare your kids

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There is no real tech involved in what is likely to be the must have game for your kids this Christmas, but it’s so much fun, and it made us jump when we had a go that we felt obliged to share it with you. Dino Bite is a simple game that sees you having... >>

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

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There’s nothing like a great white shark munching its way toward you to speed up your game play, and that’s the hope of Hasbro with a new board game called Shark Attack. So what do you have to do? Well roll some dice and then get a move on moving... >>

Game of Life revamped for new adventure

Game of Life revamped for new adventure

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Game of Life, the classic board game you no doubt played as a child, is to get a make over for 2011 Hasbro has confirmed to Pocket-lint. The new version of the board game will now be called Game of Life: Adventures Edition and focus on multiple career... >>

Rubik's Race: Rubik's Cube goes two player

Rubik's Race: Rubik's Cube goes two player

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The makers of the Rubik’s Cube have brought out a two-player version called Rubik’s Race that sees you battle against another player in an attempt to solve a variation of the classic cube puzzler. The game works by one player shaking a box of nine... >>

Tetris Link: The Tetris board game

Tetris Link: The Tetris board game

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Tetris, the video game you’ve known and loved for the last 25 years, is being turned into a board game. The game, created by traditional board game company John Adams in the UK, has “reworked” the classic idea for kids who aren't allowed to spend... >>

App Player: The iPhone-compatible board game

App Player: The iPhone-compatible board game

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App Player is a new board game designed to merge the world of the traditional family game with the new wave of apps for your smartphone. Created by Cheatwell Games, a UK-based toy company that has been making traditional board games for over 25 years,... >>

Monopoly goes circular for 75th Anniversary, does away with cash

Monopoly goes circular for 75th Anniversary, does away with cash

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Monopoly owners Hasbro will be launching a circular version of the board game to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its creation the company has announced at this year's Toy Fair. The game, which stays the same when it comes to gameplay, will involve players... >>

Nintendo gets its own Monopoly edition

Nintendo gets its own Monopoly edition

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There's a million different types of Monopoly you can get - customized with everything to your hometown to your favourite movie to a fill-in-the-blanks version. Now, you can add a "favourite video games company" to that list, as a Nintendo-themed version... >>

Cluedo gets text messaging make-over in the US

Cluedo gets text messaging make-over in the US

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Classic murder mystery board game Cluedo, known as Clue in the States, has been given a text messaging make-over by games giant Hasbro. The new "Clue: Secrets & Spies Edition" launches in America as a spy-themed version of the game in which players receive... >>