What company owns Scrabble?

What company owns Scrabble?

Hasbro, Inc.Yet three years later, COLECO declared bankruptcy, and its primary assets – most notably the SCRABBLE game and PARCHEESI™ – were purchased by Hasbro, Inc., owner of the Milton Bradley Company, America's leading game manufacturer.

Can company names be used in Scrabble?

The rules of word game Scrabble are being changed for the first time in its history to allow the use of proper nouns, games company Mattel has said. Place names, people's names and company names or brands will now count.

Where did the name Scrabble come from?

IT WASN'T ALWAYS CALLED SCRABBLE. Butts named his game Lexico, then changed the name to Criss-Cross Words. His friend and eventual business partner James Brunot came up with the name Scrabble in the late 1930s.

What languages is Scrabble available in?

Scrabble has been translated into 22 languages, from Arabic to Afrikaans. Oddly, the game is sold outside the U.S. by Hasbro's rival, Mattel Inc.