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The new cat token for Monopoly. (credit: Hasbro)

Monopoly Replaces Iron With New Cat Token

Scottie dog has a new nemesis in Monopoly after fans voted in an online contest to add a cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday.

02/06/2013

File photo of the Monopoly game.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hasbro Aims To Jazz Up Monopoly With New Token

The gig is almost up for one of the eight Monopoly tokens. But which will it be? Iron? Thimble? Top Hat?

01/09/2013

The board game Operation by toymaker Hasbro is displayed at a toy store on April 14, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Parents Struggling To Find Gender-Neutral Toys For Holidays

A 13-year-old girl’s campaign to get Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn’t purple or pink so it would appeal to her little brother is a fresh sign of movement in an old debate. Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play — science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example — can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.

12/21/2012

Screen grab of the EASY-BAKE Ultimate Oven. (Credit: Hasbro.com)

Teen Starts Petition For Boy-Friendly Easy-Bake Oven

A New Jersey teenager has filed a petition on Change.org in the hopes of encouraging the CEO of Hasbro to make Easy-Bake Ovens less exclusionary of young boys.

12/05/2012

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