Moshi Monsters archive

  • Moshi Monsters' Michael Acton Smith among those honoured in New Year's Honours list
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    Moshi Monsters' Michael Acton Smith among those honoured in New Year's Honours list

    By 31 December 2013

    Michael Acton Smith, founder of Firebox and Mind Candy, and creative mind behind the incredibly successful Moshi Monsters franchise, has been made an OBE in the New Year's Honours list. Other UK tech and web industry figureheads to be recognised on this...

  • Tottenham Hotspur Turfies take on Moshi Monsters
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    Tottenham Hotspur Turfies take on Moshi Monsters

    By 7 August 2013

    Tottenham Hotspur football club is to take on Moshi Monsters with a new football-inspired children's game and app called Tottenham Turfies. The new platform, aimed at 7 to 10-year-olds, is based around football-looking characters called Turfies that live...

  • Amazon's Top Toy Tips for Christmas 2012
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    Amazon's Top Toy Tips for Christmas 2012

    By 10 July 2012

    Amazon has held its annual Christmas in July/Wish List event in London, and it's now a Pocket-lint tradition to pick out best (most relevant) of the toys on show in order to get a sneak peek on what might be the biggest sellers come the end of the year....

  • Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings pictures and hands-on
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    Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings pictures and hands-on

    By 24 January 2012

    Hexbug creator Innovation First is hoping to repeat the resounding success it has had with its robotic bug range with a new range of scuttling, vibrating collectables. And this time it has partnered with Mind Candy to bring its tech to Moshi Monsters....

  • Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo for Nintendo DS pictures and hands-on
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    Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo for Nintendo DS pictures and hands-on

    By 16 November 2011

    Moshi Monsters has been a massive success story since Mind Candy unleashed the online social network for kids aged 7 -12. So much so, that it's almost bonkers to think it only launched for real in 2008. There are now over 50 million worldwide users registered...

  • Lady Gaga ga-gags Moshi Monster's Lady Goo Goo
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    Lady Gaga ga-gags Moshi Monster's Lady Goo Goo

    By 14 October 2011

    Moshi Monsters' plans to release a music single have been dealt a severe blow, as Lady Gaga has taken out a court injunction to prevent its release. The track "The Moshi Dance" by Lady Goo Goo, has already been an Internet hit for some time, but the...

  • Moshi Monsters Music tunes in
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    Moshi Monsters Music tunes in

    By 12 September 2011

    The Moshi Monster madness seems set to continue after its creator, Mind Candy, announced that it is to launch its own record label - Moshi Music. The label goes live with a debut single from Lady Goo Goo that will be available on iTunes from 18 September....

  • Hamleys' top toys for Christmas 2011
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    Hamleys' top toys for Christmas 2011

    By 28 June 2011

    Like nervous turkeys, the tech, toy and entertainment industries have always got one eye on Christmas, and naturally so; it is, after all, the biggest time of year for sales. To be the must-have gadget, game or gizmo nestling in Santa's bulging sack at...

  • Moshi Monsters hits 50 million users
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    Moshi Monsters hits 50 million users

    By 6 June 2011

    Moshi Monsters, the child-friendly social network described as Facebook for kids, has announced that it has now hit a whopping 50 million registered users worldwide. The British-based company behind the operation was reportedly on the brink of going under...

  • Facebook stays closed for under-13s
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    Facebook stays closed for under-13s

    By 26 May 2011

    Contrary to media reports, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said he plans to keep the social media site's gates closed to the under thirteens, at least for the time being. Currently, Facebook operates a global minimum age policy which varies country to...

  • Moshi Monsters gadgets in the pipeline
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    Moshi Monsters gadgets in the pipeline

    By 19 April 2011

    It's been described as "Facebook for kids", has a sign-up rate of one person every second and features cute characters such as Squidge, Doris and Lady Goo Goo, but what exactly is Moshi Monsters and how did it get to be so big? He's a busy man, but Pocket-lint...