Virtual pets are a tried and true market for those targeting young kids. Mind Candy is joining the fray against larger rivals with a kids offering of its own this week: Moshi Monsters. His team created a game that was part fiction, part real world.
Mind Candy is the UK-based company behind Moshi Monsters, an online game started 10 years ago that was played by tens of millions of kids during its peak. The digital monsters also inspired a wide range of merchandise, including everything from soap to albums featuring characters from the game. But over the last few years, growth at Mind Candy has taken a hit.
By Harry Wallop. Those with primary school age children will, to their cost, have found it impossible to escape this garish world of moshlings, Dustbin Beaver, Poppet and Katsuma, which has spread from the internet on to lunchboxes, magazines the Moshi magazine outsells VogueTop Trumps and duvet covers. This is who I am.
When talking about Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy, it's impossible to ignore the rapid decline the company faced after once being a giant in kid's entertainment. But you look at a business and you go, has it got the key things it needs to succeed? My belief when I joined was it does, and it has.
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Email address:. Triple Point continue to be incredibly supportive. It comes at a difficult time for Mind Candy, which has seen its Moshi Monsters online game face tough competition in the past few years.
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This miraculous audio-only app helps kids fall asleep independently using enchanting storytelling, magical music and soothing sounds. Every Moshi Twilight Sleep Story is completely original, with something new added every week. All of our stories, songs and instrumentals have been created from scratch by our multi-award-winning writers. The Moshi Twilight Sleep Stories app is packed with over 30 hours of completely original sleepy content, with something new added every week.