Curating the Future 

TechUp curated a lineup the most innovative and forward-thinking brands across gaming, play and immersive entertainment for CES 2020. TechUp’s lineup includes BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Virsix Games, Hasbro, Mattel, Intellivision Entertainment, Pressure Games, Move38 and Chicken Waffle. 

tori™ Explorer Pack by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment 

Through its innovative design and ground-breaking technologies, tori™ presents a whole new way to play with toys, kick-starts creativity, and inspires imagination. tori™was named a CES Innovation Award 2020 Honoree in four categories including: Virtual & Augmented Reality, Gaming, Mobile Devices & Accessories, and Computer Peripherals & Accessories, CES KAPi award for Best Creative Experience.

VIDEO: Welcome to the world of tori!

St. Noire by Virsix Games 

St. Noire is the world’s first Alexa-powered murder mystery board game featuring multiple storylines and endings, immersive sound design and cinematic voice performances. Created by Nolan Bushnell (founder of Atari) and Zai Ortiz (Hollywood Creative Director), St. Noire received the coveted CES 2020 Best of Innovation Award for Gaming and CES KAPi Award for Best Use of Emerging Technology.

VIDEO: St. Noire – “Diner” Promo | The Future of Gameplay

Lightsaber Academy by Hasbro 

The Hasbro Star Wars Lightsaber Academy Interactive Battling System let kids train with the greatest Jedi and Sith in the galaxy, battle legendary Masters, and go head-to-head against friends. Star Wars Lightsaber Academy Interactive Battle Lightsaber was awarded the CES KAPi Award for the Best Overall Technology Toy

VIDEO: Lightsaber Academy Interactive Battling System 

Star Wars D-O Interactive Droid by Hasbro 

The Star Wars D-O Interactive Droid lets kids and fans display and play with a droid inspired by the little roller droid from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 

VIDEO: A Visit to Hasbro | Galactic Builders

Hot Wheels id by Mattel

Hot Wheels id, brings together physical and digital in a Mixed Play experience with uniquely identifiable vehicles, a smart Race Portal, Smart Track, and digital hub, so you can build your personalized fleet, measure your performance, and compete like never before. 

VIDEO: Hot Wheels id Smart Track Kit – measure insanely fast performance with the powerful booster!

Amico by Intellivision Entertainment 

Amico will be the only console on the market that provides 100% family-friendly content, a simple-to-use system, high-quality games, affordable prices, and games designed for every type of gamer, including young, old, casual, and hardcore. 

VIDEO: Intellivision® Amico™ 

Countdown by Pressure Games

Countdown by Pressure Games is a hand held, screen-light gaming platform designed to get kids and families actively gaming together — around the table, around the backyard and on the go. 

VIDEO: Countdown: Hitech Hide and Seek 

Blinks by Move38

Blinks by Move38 is the world’s first phygital tabletop game platform. Blinks brings the immersiveness of digital gaming to the face-to-face fun of tabletop gaming with friends and family.

VIDEO: Blinks 

TechUp will be conducting interviews from the CES stage and show floor with some of the most innovative companies shaping the ways people explore the world of emerging technologies, play, gaming, and entertainment.    

Blazer League by Chicken Waffle

Blazer League, is a new multiplayer VR eSports game action packed with cyber-neon disk-flying combat. At CES, Chicken Waffle will be showcasing new Blazer League beta updates with eSports tournament features as well as debuting multiple, new unannounced games, XR educational experiences and useful multiplayer solutions for LBE management. 

VIDEO: Blazer League

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