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Monopoly Rules To Incorporate “House Rules”

Monopoly Rules To Incorporate “House Rules”

By Chris Tepedino March 25, 2014

Monopoly rules are changing, and with a little help from you. Ever sat down as family or friends to play a game of monopoly and used some rules that might not be in the rulebook? Do you get a wad …

Hasbro to Make Tetris-Themed Jenga, Bop It Games Hasbro to Make Tetris-Themed Jenga, Bop It Games

One of the most-popular video games ever created, Tetris, is about to get some real world ports based on its famous block-building structures. Hasbro and The Tetris Company have just announced a partnership that will see two physical games based …

Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets
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Mattel and Hasbro are household names when it comes to toys. I grew up playing with action figures made by the companies, and I’m sure any person born in the 80s or early 90s has fond memories of G.I. Joe, …

Zynga, Hasbro Launching FarmVille, WWF Board Games Zynga, Hasbro Launching FarmVille, WWF Board Games
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If you are looking for a new type of board game to play over the course of the holiday season, Zynga and Hasbro hope that you’ll give their new offerings a chance. Social gaming company Zynga and longtime physical game …

This KRE-O Enterprise Better Come With Mini-Shatner This KRE-O Enterprise Better Come With Mini-Shatner
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There’s no getting around it – I love it when LEGO and nerd properties collide. That’s why I’m so adamant on getting that Portal LEGO set out of committee and into the hands of my fellow nerds everywhere. There are …

Transformers Are Real And They Are Awesome Transformers Are Real And They Are Awesome

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve had somewhat of a fascination with Transformers. While I may have been more of a G.I. Joe fan, Transformers at least made me think. How could a robot twist and turn like that …

G.I.Joe Retaliation Releases 8 Awesome Posters G.I.Joe Retaliation Releases 8 Awesome Posters

Who is your favorite Joe? Roadblock? Duke? Snake Eyes? Well those guys are all here in these awesome new movie posters! This movie managed to land a couple of big stars for the seqel including the Rock and Bruce Willis. …

Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix
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It was announced today that toy maker Hasbro has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to stream all of it’s huge 80′s hits such as Transformers and G.I. Joe. The monetary value of the deal was not immediately available, but …

Hasbro Brings Cartoons to Netflix Hasbro Brings Cartoons to Netflix

Hasbro Studios has just partnered with Netflix for a multi-year deal, bringing ten cartoon franchises to the content streaming platform’s Just For Kids section. Below is a clip of Hasbro’s “Transformers Prime,” now on Netflix: As of now, Netflix offers …

Anybody care for a Words With Friends board game? Anybody care for a Words With Friends board game?

The people behind FarmVille, Words With Friends, and Mafia Wars are teaming up with the people behind Transformers, Nerf, and My Little Pony to produce a line of real-life toys and games based on the popular social games. The two …

Using Google Maps for a Giant Game of Monopoly
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Update: The day came for the big game, but apparnetly too much interest had been generated because the game’s site has been down most of the day.

Original Article: Tomorrow (September 9), a giant worldwide game of Monopoly will commence, using the real world. That is, the real world on Google Maps. Hasbro, the creators of the classic board game, are launching the game called, "Monopoly City Streets," in which players will fight for the largest empire in the world.

Hasbro Sues Creators Of Scrabulous
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Hasbro has sued the makers of the popular Facebook App, Scrabulous, saying it infringes on the copyrights of its game, Scrabble.

Scrabulous has more than half a million players on Facebook while Hasbro licensee Electronic Arts launched its version of Scrabble on the social network this month has just over 8,000 players.

JCPenney & M&Ms Get it, Scrabble and Target Don’t

Here are two Goofus and Gallants in one post as marketers continue to demonstrate how to and how not to.

Facebook’s Scrabulous Isn’t Fabulous To Toy Makers
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Another day, another Facebook controversy. At this point, as long as Facebook’s not directly responsible or in legal harm’s way, it’s just good publicity. Hasbro and Mattel have a beef with a Facebook application called Scrabulous, an online application knockoff of the classic game Scrabble.

And they want it taken down.

Of course, Facebookers are plenty upset about that, and are rallying behind the game.