Hasbro's Zapped line of app-enabled toys and games combine the company's popular properties with interactive iPad apps, creating a compelling hybrid of the old and the new.
Battleship was once a strategic board game in which players had to guess where their opponents had placed their war ships. This summer, it will be an action-packed movie in which ships blow each other up. And this May, publisher Activision said today, it will be a video game in which you shoot people.
Battleship? It's for cowards. And small children. Grown ups play Battleshots, which substitutes plastic pegs for boats full of booze.
From the maker of World of Tanks comes World of Battleships, a free-to-play PC game that will allow players to smack each other around using giant action battleships. Although there are few details on release dates, my gut is telling me we'll see this sooner than later with the same sort of approachable gameplay that …
Back when I was a kid, I thought that toymakers were revolutionizing the game of Battleship when they made a version that had electronic sounds. But that innovation had nothing on Hasbro's fall-scheduled Battleship Live.
EA continues its onslaught of Hasbro titles this spring as the company reveals plans to flood Xbox Live Arcade with classic board games via the Hasbro Family Game Night channel.
Back when I was growing up, just about every family I knew had a closet full of tattered board games, ready at a moment's notice should said family come dangerously close to just quietly sitting and enjoying each other's company. Now EA introduces the 21st century version of said dusty closet, Hasbro Family Game…