The company responsible for last year’s hottest holiday toy has bought Marbles: The Brain Store.

Toronto-based Spin Master Corp., creators of hit toy Hatchimal, said its purchase of Marbles builds upon Spin Master’s increased presence in the games and puzzles category. Under the terms of the sale, Spin Master will acquire the company’s brand name, e-commerce business, portfolio of games and other assets.

Additionally, Scott Brown, Marbles co-founder and chief merchant, will join Spin Master.

Marbles started as a kiosk in a Chicago-area mall in 2008, and grew into a 40-store retailer, e-commerce, catalog and product business specializing in…