Video Games

Erve Europe teams with Psyonix to launch Rocket League apparel collection

Erve Europe has partnered with the video game developer, Psyonix to create an extensive collection of Rocket League apparel in a deal brokered by the licensing agency, IMG. The new Rocket League-branded line will include t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, jackets, nightwear, socks, accessories, and more. It will all feature designs inspired …

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British headwear firm Tokyo Time signs collaboration deal with Misfits Gaming

Misfits Gaming Group has signed a multi-year deal with the British premium headwear brand, Tokyo Time, to become the official headwear provider of Misfits Gaming. Under the partnership, Tokyo Time will produce licensed Misfits Gaming headwear, as well as collaborate on co-branded items. A creator of Japanese-inspired headwear, Tokyo Time …

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Activision taps Merchantwise Licensing to grow consumer products reach across Australia and New Zealand

Merchantwise Licensing has been appointed licensing agent for the video game publisher Activitision as it looks to build its consumer products programme across Australia and New Zealand. As part of the partnership, Merchantwise will seek out new local partners and opportunities for some of Activision’s biggest franchises, including the entertainemtn …

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Shaun the Sheep joins Atari’s RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch in new Aardman partnership

The cast of Shaun the Sheep are entering the world of theme park management thanks to a new partnership between the UK’s award-winning animation studio, Aardman, and the hit games developer, Atari. Under the new partnership, characters from the popular stop-animated series, Shaun the Sheep will now enter the universe …

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Zavvi partners footwear brand Akedo to launch Borderlands 3 and Assassin’s Creed trainers

The UK online retailer, Zavvi has teamed up with the footwear brand Akedo to launch a new limited edition gaming collection celebrating two of the biggest gaming franchises in the world, Borderlands 3 and Assassin’s Creed. The new collection will consist of two high-top trainer designs featuring numerous motifs from …

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US consumers spent $56.9 billion on gaming in 2020 according to NPD latest

US consumers spent a record $56.9 billion on gaming in 2020, a jump of 27 per cent from 2019, according to data from the NPD Group. December was a particularly big month for games, consumer spending across video game hardware, content and accessories reached a December record of $7.7 billion, 25 …

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Gamestream appoints new director of content and licensing

The cloud video game streaming service for B2B industries, Gamestream, has appointed a new director of content and licensing in the shape of Gaëlle de Jong. The appointment has been made as part of the firm’s international expansion plans as it looks to secure best-in-class partnerships in the videogames industry. …

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Game streaming platform Antstream adds retro Star Wars slate in new Disney partnership

The retro games platform, Antstream Arcade has struck up a partnership with Disney to add its portfolio of classic Star Wars titles to the extensive library of fully licensed games. The games slate will be made available on a single platform for the first time and will include the entire …

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ZAG Games and Toya launch first Miraculous game to Roblox platform

ZAG Games, the games division of the independent animation studio ZAG, has partnered with the Israel-based start-up Toya to create its first game for the Roblox platform for the popular franchise, Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. Scheduled for release this April, the new Miraculous Ladybug & Cat …

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Epic Games and IMG bring global football clubs to its hit gaming IP Fortnite

Epic Games is celebrating global football this week by bringing more than 20 top clubs from around the world into its hit gaming IP, Fortnite, via a series of partnerships facilitated by IMG, Fortnite’s licensing representative. Starting 23 January, players can choose from 10 different variants of new “Kickoff Set” …

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