Video Games

MGM and NACON bring RoboCop back to video gaming with 2023 release RoboCop: Rogue City

The film and TV studio, MGM has teamed with the video game publisher, NACON to launch a new RoboCop video game based on the first three films in the original RoboCop movie universe. Titled RoboCop: Rogue City, the game will feature a new storyline and is currently being developed by …

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Wargaming’s World of Warships commandeers HMS Belfast in groundbreaking Imperial War Museums partnership

Wargaming, the developer and publisher of the popular combat video game, World of Warships, has commandeered HMS Belfast to open a new gaming room for fans of the franchise, in a new partnership with Imperial War Museums. The room will be made available for the public when the venues reopens …

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Tinderbox brings Tell Me Why video game soundtrack to vinyl in iam8bit deal

Xbox Game Studios Publishing has partnered with iam8bit and DONTNOD Entertainment to bring the soundtrack of the episodic narrative adventure gaming title, Tell Me Why, to vinyl. In a deal brokered by the video game licensing specialist and digital media division of Beanstalk, Tinderbox, the new LP will feature 17 …

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Miraculous ‘shows all signs of a hit’ on Roblox as gameplay exceeds 100 million

ZAG Games’ video game title, Miraculous RP: Quests of Ladybug and Cat Noir is showing ‘all signs of an international hit’ having surpassed 100 million visits in seven weeks, and 88 per cent player approval rating, and more than one million daily active users within its first week on the …

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MDR Brand Management launches esports and interactive entertainment division, NIVO

London’s MDR Brand Management has launched a new global esports and interactive entertainment arm under the banner NIVO Management. The standalone business will focus on player representation, as well as offer consultation to brands looking to move into the esports space. It will be headed up by Tom Murray, an …

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Electronic Arts acquires Golf Clash mobile game makers Playdemic from WarnerMedia for $1.4bn

Video game publisher, Electronic Arts has acquired Warner Bros. Games’ Playdemic Ltd, the mobile games studio behind the popular app game Golf Clash, for $1.4 billion in cash. The move is the latest in EA’s ongoing strategy for mobile game growth and drive to ‘deliver new experiences’ to its network …

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Final Fantasy IX lands animated series adaptation with Cyber Group Studios

The Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has struck a co-development and co-production deal with the Japanese video game company, Square Enix to adapt its fantasy title Final Fantasy IX for the small screen. The move will mark the first time that the Final Fantasy franchise’s ninth title will be the subject …

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Rovio Entertainment to launch the first Moomin games for mobiles this year

Rights & Brands has partnered with Rovio Entertainment in a worldwide exclusive mobile games deal for the Moomin IP. Based in Stockholm, the global licensing agency, Rights & Brands is the worldwide master agent of the Moomins, while Rovio Entertainment is the most successful Finnish mobile gaming company globally and …

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London’s The O2 comes to Fortnite for week-long celebration in Epic Games, O2, and Island Records mash-up

London’s The O2 has made its video game debut, becoming a new location ready for players to explore within the hit gaming franchise, Fortnite. The week-long appearance of the world’s most popular entertainment venue arrives as part of a collaboration between O2, Epic Games, and Island Records. A celebration of …

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Pokémon GO creators partner with Hasbro and TOMY to launch Transformers AR game

Niantic, the team behind the wildly popular AR game Pokémon GO, has teamed up with Hasbro and TOMY to develop a new augmented reality title based on the Transformers franchise. Titled ‘Transformers: Heavy Metal’, the new game will see players battle with characters from the Transformers series in real world …

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