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Sonic the Hedgehog races to set new video game adaptation record at global Box Office

Paramount and SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog movie has set a new record for a video game-big screen adaptation, ringing in a three-day domestic opening of $58 million in the US. The film’s projected four-day gross of $70 million is among the best showings for a Presidents Day long weekend opening. …

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To the victor: Warhammer and it’s march upon the global hobby, retail, and licensing scene

Games Workshop’s Warhammer is massively successful. Seriously. Over the past three years – since the onset of Brexit fell upon us – Warhammer has doubled the size of its business. Last year, it ended £81million in profit. Robert Hutchins talks to senior licensing manager, Zoe Smith about how the franchise …

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SEGA joins forces with Puma to launch latest Sonic sports style collection

SEGA is once again joining forces with the sports brand Puma to bring Sonic, the world’s fastest hedgehog and the video game maker’s flagship character to the world of sports style fashion. Launching ahead of the release of the upcoming blockbuster Sonic the Hedgehog movie, SEGA’s famous character will feature …

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Cyber Group Studios partners with Outright Games for first Gigantosaurus video game

The animation entertainment company, Cyber ​​Group Studios has partnered with the games publisher Outright Games to launch the first video game based on the animated Gigantosaurus series. The hugely-popular CGI-animated program, which is currently airing its first season on Disney Junior worldwide has just been commissioned by The Walt Disney Company and France Télévisions for …

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The Royal Mail celebrates the best of British video games of the ’80s and ’90s

The Royal Mail is celebrating the best of British video games from the 1980s and ‘90s with a new set of 12 stamps depicting some of gaming’s most iconic titles. Among them, Lara Croft can be found swinging from the Tomb Raider video game franchise, alongside the likes of the …

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With 2.7bn downloads, SYBO’s Subway Surfers is named most downloaded mobile game of the decade

Subway Surfers looks set to end not only the year, but the decade on a high, as it is named the most downloaded mobile game of the decade by App Annie for its some 2.7 billion downloads. Closing out a banner year for SYBO and Kiloo, while setting the stage …

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Exient taps into ‘forever franchises’ for today’s heritage gamers

Exient, the game publisher responsible for bringing the classic gaming title Lemmings to mobile earlier this year, has detailed an intent to tap into the classic video games market with further releases in the coming months. On a mission to become the go-to mobile games publisher for ‘forever franchises,’ Exient …

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Vexed Gaming partners with Cavea.io to “supercharge brand campaigns”

Vexed Gaming has signed a deal to utilise the Cavea.io platform to supercharge its content and data analytics, ensuring what it calls ‘maximum value and transparency’ for its brand and commercial partners. The Manchester-based esports team will now use Cavea’s tools to manage, collect, track and value its content and …

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Esports’ Vexed Gaming partners with The Koyo Store for new collectables range

Vexed Gaming has teamed up with the entertainment merchandise specialist, The Koyo Store, to offer its fan base and supporters a unique range of branded collectables. In addition to traditional merchandise items, such as key rings and pin badges, the partnership will see the Manchester-based esports team offer a range …

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Line Friends moves into mobile gaming with Supercell and the Brawl Stars IP

The global character brand, Line Friends, has detailed a global partnership with the mobile game developer Supercell to carry out a raft of collaborations on the Brawl Stars IP. Supercell is a Finland-based company that develops games such as Brawl Stars, Clash Royale and Clash of Clans. Brawl Stars became …

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