Hasbro Inc. (formerly Hassenfeld Brothers) is an American multinational toy and board game company. It is one of the largest toy makers in the world. The corporate headquarters is located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Connection to Magic: the Gathering[edit | edit source]
The game and toy giant bought Wizards of the Coast in September 1999, for about US$325 million. Wizards of the Coast was a subsidiary of Hasbro for 22 years and Magic: The Gathering became Hasbro's top-selling brand. In February 2021, Wizards of the Coast was reformed into one of three new divisions of Hasbro.
Theme park[edit | edit source]
In December, 2018, Hasbro announced plans for its first indoor water park and family resort, themed around some of its biggest toy and game franchises. The holiday destination is set to include themed hotel rooms, entertainment and food and drink, as well as installations and experiences inspired by Magic: The Gathering, Monopoly, Hungry Hungry Hippos, My Little Pony, Mr. Potato Head, Candy Land and Nerf.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Hasbro To Acquire Wizards Of The Coast, Inc.. TMP (September 9, 1999).
- David McCoy (February 25, 2021). "Wizards of the Coast is Now a Division of Hasbro, Will Lead Digital Licensing Initiatives". Hipsters of the Coast.
- Hasbro is opening a water park and holiday resort with Magic: The Gathering and Monopoly themed attractions