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2013-02-03 20:20:16

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doritos brand gave two fans the opportunity to showcase their filmmaking talent on the world's biggest advertising stage when it aired their consumer-created Doritos commercials during tonight's Super Bowl XLVII broadcast. Depending on how the spots rank on the USA TODAY Ad Meter, either fan could win a $1 million bonus prize and the career-changing opportunity to work with acclaimed film director Michael Bay on the next installment of the...

2013-01-23 12:24:31

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, will release a 4-minute preview of the highly anticipated "G.I. JOE: RETALIATION" in IMAX 3D, RealD 3D and digital 3D theaters in advance of Paramount and MGM's "HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) This first-look at the film will play across the globe beginning January 24(th) and run throughout "HANSEL...

2013-01-18 12:21:39

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1935, families around the world have been getting buttery fingerprint stains on MONOPOLY dollars, and popcorn bowls have been flipped over hotels placed on Boardwalk. That's why today, JOLLY TIME Pop Corn - a 100-year-old, fifth-generation family-owned company - has publicly released a salty letter petitioning Hasbro to offer the option of a popcorn game piece. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130118/CG44852)...

2013-01-11 20:21:57

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard J. Marinaccio, an attorney with Phillips Lytle LLP, one of the region's best known law firms, is putting on his MONOPOLY top hat as the venerable game's U.S. champion, to defend the game piece that made him America's MONOPOLY king. Mr. Marinaccio, 30, of Amherst, is calling on fans of the board game to give a "Thumbs Up for the Thimble." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130111/NY41151) "My favorite token is the thimble. It...

2012-12-20 16:20:11

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2012 NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Video Contest registration deadline has been extended until Jan. 10, 2013. Students who wish to participate in the contest must register by Jan. 10 and upload their video submissions by Jan. 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Video Contest is held each year to show students that NASA technologies developed for applications in...

2012-12-13 08:29:09

TRIANGLE, Va., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation announces the launch of "Thank You Santa", a social media campaign giving the public yet another easy way to get toys under the tree of children in need. Now through December 26(th), individuals can write a note to say Thank You Santa, for a gift that inspired them as a child or this year's favorite Christmas gift at www.ToysforTots.org/ThankYou or #TFTThankYou. In return, Hasbro, Inc. will donate a toy or...

2012-11-06 08:32:05

CARLSTADT, N.J., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Ltd. (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers for voltage distribution equipment, today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, before the market opens. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:30 am ET on November 14th, 2012 to discuss third quarter 2012 results. Listeners may access the call by...

2012-11-02 11:23:28

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready - it's time to prepare for battle... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121102/FL05116 ) Universal Orlando Resort announced today that its next blockbuster attraction will be the widely-popular TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D. The groundbreaking ride - created under license from Hasbro, Inc. and based on its iconic TRANSFORMERS brand - will bring the intergalactic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons to Universal...

2012-11-02 07:25:08

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doritos brand today announced a last call for entries in this year's "Crash the Super Bowl" contest. Fans have two weeks remaining to turn their boldest Doritos commercial ideas into homemade ads before contest submissions officially close on Nov. 16, 2012. As part of this year's competition, two finalist consumer-created spots ultimately will air during the Super Bowl broadcast. The finalist whose ad scores highest on the USA TODAY Ad Meter...

2012-10-30 07:24:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle to protect mankind from the evil DECEPTICONS rages on in the TRANSFORMERS PRIME(TM) video game from Activision Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). Created for kids and based on the award winning animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios seen in over 170 countries and airing on The Hub television network in the U.S., TRANSFORMERS PRIME allows fans to take on the roles of...