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Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Toy maker Hasbro Inc. is reorganizing to capitalize on a pandemic-fueled boom in old-school tabletop games, creating a separate division around the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game, and Magic, a collectible card game, have been bright spots for the maker of Monopoly and Transformers action figures. Their publisher, Wizards of the Coast LLC, posted revenue of $816 million last year, up 24% from 2019, fueled by what Hasbro says were record years for the two brands. Overall, Hasbro’s net revenue fell 8% last year to $5.47 billion, due in part to retail shutdowns related to Covid-19. Under the new structure, which the company plans to unveil at an investor event on ...
Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Toy maker Hasbro Inc. HAS 0.44% is reorganizing to capitalize on a pandemic-fueled boom in old-school tabletop games, creating a separate division around the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game, and Magic, a collectible card game, have been bright spots for the maker of Monopoly and Transformers action figures. Their publisher, Wizards of the Coast LLC, posted revenue of $816 million last year, up 24% from 2019, fueled by what Hasbro says were record years for the two brands. Overall, Hasbro’s net revenue fell 8% last year to $5.47 billion, due in part to retail shutdowns related to Covid-19. ...
Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Toy maker Hasbro Inc. is reorganizing to capitalize on a pandemic-fueled boom in old-school tabletop games, creating a separate division around the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game, and Magic, a collectible card game, have been bright spots for the maker of Monopoly and Transformers action figures. Their publisher, Wizards of the Coast LLC, posted revenue of $816 million last year, up 24% from 2019, fueled by what Hasbro says were record years for the two brands. Overall, Hasbro’s net revenue fell 8% last year to $5.47 billion, due in part to retail shutdowns related to Covid-19. Under the new structure, which the company plans to unveil at an investor event on ...
Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Dungeons & Dragons Gets a Bigger Role at Hasbro – The Wall Street Journal

Toy maker Hasbro Inc. is reorganizing to capitalize on a pandemic-fueled boom in old-school tabletop games, creating a separate division around the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game, and Magic, a collectible card game, have been bright spots for the maker of Monopoly and Transformers action figures. Their publisher, Wizards of the Coast LLC, posted revenue of $816 million last year, up 24% from 2019, fueled by what Hasbro says were record years for the two brands. Overall, Hasbro’s net revenue fell 8% last year to $5.47 billion, due in part to retail shutdowns related to Covid-19. Under the new structure, which the company plans to unveil at an investor event on ...
PUBG: New State for Android and iOS is set 30 years in the future – Engadget

PUBG: New State for Android and iOS is set 30 years in the future – Engadget

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, also known as PUBG, is expanding into the future. Developer Krafton has unveiled PUBG: New State for iOS and Android, taking the battle royale game into the year 2051 to a place called Troi. Unlike PUBG Mobile, which is was developed by China's Tencent, this is an all-new experience created by the PUBG Studio team.  With a 30-year time jump, the new map promises futuristic weapons, techniques and vehicles, including a ballistic shield, combat rolls and drones. It also offers a new in-game customization feature, letting you build your own weapons via customization kits — including performance enhancements, fire mode selection and grenade launcher attachments.  The trailer shows pretty much what you'd expect with a PUBG title, like raging gunfights, ca...