Video Games

MGM to launch first Stargate SG-1 strategy PC game in Slitherine partnership

MGM has partnered with the digital strategy games publisher, Slitherine to develop and publish the first strategy PC game based on the popular sci-fi series, Stargate SG-1. Called Stargate: Timekeepers, the title will pick up from the end of the seventh season of the Stargate SG-1 main plot to create …

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Antstream Arcade strengthens exec team in move to be at the forefront of video game streaming

Antstream Arcade has made a new move to ‘put itself at the forefront of video game streaming’, welcoming the games industry veteran, Mike Rouse to lead its production team and help build out its internal studio. The move comes during a period of record user growth for the company following …

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Coolabi’s Warrior Cats leaps onto Roblox with the new Warrior Cats: Ultimate Edition game

The independent media group, Coolabi Group, has partnered with the Roblox specialists, Aldrich-Callen Studios to develop a new 3D role play game for the global online Roblox platform, all based on its fantasy brand, Warrior Cats. The new Warrior Cats: Ultimate Edition game will be set in the Forest Territory …

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King Features builds global licensing slate for hit video game IP, Cuphead

King Features Syndicate has detailed a ‘robust international expansion’ for its hit gaming property, Cuphead, with activity encompassing new agents and licensing deals on a global scale for the brand. The raft of new signings will see Cuphead grow its domestic and international presence with products across apparel, accessories, novelties, …

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Asmodee’s Aconyte Books secures multi-year deal with Ubisoft to develop Assassin’s Creed novel series

Asmodee Entertainment’s fiction publishing imprint, Aconyte, has secured a multi-year agreement with Ubisoft to create a series of new novels set within the worlds of the game giant’s Assassin’s Creed franchise. The deal builds on a previous agreement that saw Aconyte names publishing partner for Ubisoft titles Watch Dogs and …

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Moonpig details plans to become ‘the Home of Gaming’ for birthdays as it bolsters its brand portfolio

The online greeting card and gifting platform, Moonpig has detailed its plans to become ‘the Home of Gaming’ for birthdays thanks to a new partnership with not only Nintendo but a wealth of gaming brands. The new range is built on licensing partnerships with flagship brands such as Nintendo, Pokemon, …

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Moose Toys lands master toy rights to the video game sensation Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Moose Toys has secured the master toy rights to the popular video gaming title, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout in a deal that will see it roll out figures, collectables, premium plush, and more. Developed in partnership with brand owner Mediatonic and Devolver Digital, the range follows on from the breakout …

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WildBrain CPLG signs popular mobile gaming IP Brawl Stars in latest Line Friends deal

WildBrain CPLG has secured a multi-territory representation deal for the popular online mobile game, Brawl Stars, with the brand’s global rights holder, Line Friends. The deal marks an existing partnership between the two that covers the Line Friends characters brands, Brown & Friends and BT21. WildBrain CPLG will now represent …

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Nintendo partners with Sanrio to launch character residents and items to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo’s hit video game title, Animal Crossing: New Horizon has welcomed a cast of Sanrio residents and themed items through the launch of the Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Pack. Launched to sell out success last week, the pack includes all six amiibo cards from the unique Sanrio Collaboration Series, all …

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Nintendo and AR game developer Niantic partner again on a Pikmin mobile game

Nintendo and Niantic, the creators of hugely popular mobile game Pokémon Go, are partnering to produce a mobile game featuring another Nintendo IP, Pikmin. This is the just the first of a series of apps the two companies intend to create, and will take advantage of Niantic’s real-world AR technology. …

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