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Moose Toys Delivers a Triple Threat with New ‘Akedo’ Franchise

Reading Time: 6 minutes Post Views: 489 From triple-threat toy to triple-threat partnerships, leading toy innovator teams with two leaders in kids’ and family entertainment ― WildBrain and Nickelodeon ― for knockout marketing campaign around its biggest boys’ brand launch to date Moose Toys Delivers a Triple Threat with New ‘Akedo’ Franchise Combining Action Figures, Battling and Collectability Moose Toys is poised to deliver a one-two-three knockout punch this summer with the launch of Akedo – Ultimate Arcade Warriors, the first brand to combine realistic battling action figures at a micro-collectible scale. Akedo marks…

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Tetris Lifestyle Goods & Experiences Level Up W/ Merchandising Partnerships

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 1,997 CALL US TETRIS! BLUE PLANET SOFTWARE, THE SOLE AGENT FOR THE TETRIS® BRAND GETS NEW NAME Tetris Lifestyle Goods & Experiences Level Up W/ Merchandising Partnerships Blue Planet Software Inc., known by video game and merchandise licensees worldwide as the sole agent for the Tetris® brand, today announced the company will now be recognized by the same name as the iconic brand that it represents – Tetris. The company also revealed 18 new and returning licensed merchandise partners who are bringing original products and entertainment experiences featuring…

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Angry Birds appoints IMG as global licensing agent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,250 IMG today announced it has been appointed by Rovio Entertainment Corp., the global games-first entertainment company, as the exclusive worldwide consumer products licensing agent for the iconic Angry Birds franchise. Angry Birds appoints IMG as global licensing agent The first Angry Birds game launched on mobile devices in 2009, rocketing to viral status and spawning a brand that continues to draw tens of millions of active users to its games and animated content. Over the last decade, the Angry Birds characters have been developed into a multi-platform entertainment…

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MasterChef: Dream Plate Mobile Game Launches

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,052 MasterChef: Dream Plate Mobile Game Launches New App Game Allows Players To Step Into Famed MasterChef Kitchen And Participate In Show’s Signature Challenges Animoca Brands and Endemol Shine North America, producers of the hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF, announced today that MasterChef: Dream Plate, a new mobile game based on the highly popular MasterChef franchise, has launched on the Apple App Store and Google Play with approximately 500,000 pre-orders and pre-registrations. Originally created by Franc Roddam, MASTERCHEF is the most successful cookery television format in the world,…

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Hello Kitty and Tokidoki collaborate on new Globematcher game by Bitbuu

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,505 For the first time, global character and lifestyle brands star together in a mobile game Sanrio, a lifestyle brand that is best known for pop icon Hello Kitty, and tokidoki, the global pop-culture brand famous for its larger-than-life characters, are announcing the release of their new digital game in collaboration with Bitbuu Games by Mars1982 Ltd. Bitbuu Games by Mars1982 Ltd is a successful designer and developer of a wide range of video games across multiple platforms using 3D, 2D, augmented reality and virtual reality. Sanrio and Tokidoki decided to collaborate…

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Licensing International Awards 2019: Winners Announced

Reading Time: 4 minutes Post Views: 2,692 The winners of the 2019 International Licensing Awards were unveiled during the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. “2018 was an incredible year for our industry, which is reflected in tonight’s slate of winners and honorees,” said Licensing International’s President, Maura Regan. “It’s been particularly satisfying to see the increasingly international nature of the licensing business reflected throughout the entire awards process, beginning with the 150 judges from around the world who had the difficult job of reviewing the 600+ entries we received. Congratulations to tonight’s winners, who…

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China’s Tencent releases test-version of Game of Thrones game

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,286 Tencent Holdings has released a test version of a third-party developed smartphone game in China based on the US hit television show ‘Games of Thrones’. The game, titled “Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming”, was developed by Chinese games maker Yoozoo, Tencent Games said in a statement on its official WeChat account late on Wednesday. According to a Reuters report, the launch comes just weeks after Chinese authorities gave their approval to two batches of new video games after a freeze on approvals for most of last…

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Viaan Industries to launch a new mobile game ‘Adventures of Ali Baba’

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,791 Viaan Industries announced the launch of their new mobile game- “Adventures of Ali Baba”. The company has a strong and growing presence in the gaming sector and now boasts of an interesting new animation series – Adventures of Ali Baba which has its own game to its name. The company launched the animation series in an exclusive partnership with the TV channel Rishtey, in the second week of November. Commenting on the development, Raj Kundra, Chairman & Managing Director, said, “I am excited to announce the launch…

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Jam City, Disney announce mobile games development partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 1,638 Jam City, a leader in mobile entertainment, announced a multi-year mobile games development partnership with Disney that includes Jam City taking over Disney’s popular mobile game, Disney Emoji Blitz. Members of Disney’s Glendale Games Studio will join Jam City and continue to operate and grow Disney Emoji Blitz as part of the Jam City team. Jam City will also have the right to develop new mobile games based on iconic characters and stories from Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios.  “Jam City is proud to be teaming…

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‘How To Train Your Dragon’ video game to release in February 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 4,035 A new game of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise has just been announced. The game is expected to launch in February 2019 in both Europe and North America on Nintendo Switch, aiming to coincide with the release of the new movie ‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.’ The game comes from Outright Games and is being published by Universal Games. DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders is a brand-new tale in the How to Train Your Dragon universe. It centers on Scribbler…

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