8 things we wanted to share this week:
Arcade1Up releases a home version of the Pac-Man cocktail table arcade game.
- A Charlie Brown Christmas Live will tour North America this holiday season.
- Rod Coneybeare, former CBC host and Friendly Giant puppeteer, has died.
- U.K.-based Evercade introduces a new retro-styled handheld gaming system.
- Sony announces a new Walkman in honour of the personal music player’s 40th anniversary.
- Hasbro releases Ms. Monopoly and it’s a departure from the usual re-imagining of the popular board game.
- Meet Virgin Atlantic’s Pilot Barbie.
- Tom Hanks will star in the Major Matt Mason live-action movie.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.