Tag Archives: Board Games

Asmodee Entertainment’s Catan steps into footwear partnership with Plainview Shoes

Asmodee Entertainment has struck up a partnership with  Plainview Shoes to take its popular Catan brand into the world of fashionable footwear. The new range, spanning flip flops and trainers, is scheduled to launch to the North American market in 2021. Plainview has made a success of licensed footwear in …

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Steamforged Games teams with Bandai Namco to launch Pac-Man: The Card Game

Steamforged Games has partnered with Bandai Namco Entertainment to launch the iconic 1980 arcade game Pac-Man to the tabletop gaming space with Pac-Man: The Card Game. The game is billed as an easy-to-learn family game that will see players gobble up fruit and Pac-Dot cards for points, while avoiding ghosts …

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Asmodee’s licensing game: “It’s about time this happened, the fans out there are starving for stuff”

“The world is going to look very different now that Asmodee – one of the biggest players in the board gaming sector – is very actively pushing into licensing,” Alexander Thieme, manager of licensed publishing and consumer products, Asmodee Entertainment, promises. The board game giant kicked off October with a …

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Pop culture retailer Geek Retreat to open 100 new UK stores as geek chic continues to rise

The UK’s geek culture retailer, Geek Retreat, has detailed its plans to open 100 new stores on high streets across the country over the space of the next two years, part of its own plans to ‘breathe new life into town centres.’ The move follows the rapid rise in the …

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Kraft Heinz moves into the family gaming space with Big G Creative partnership

Kraft Heinz has found another means of getting itself all over your dining table thanks to a new partnership with the US games publisher, Big G Creative, that delivers the company’s globally renowned food brands to the board gaming sector. Under the new deal, Big G Creative has launched the …

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Asmodee’s Aconyte Books details publishing plans for hit board game IP Zombicide and Terraforming Mars

Aconyte Books, the fiction imprint and publishing arm of Asmodee Entertainment, has detailed a raft of new partnerships with some of the leading names in tabletop gaming to develop a series of novels set within the worlds of a selection of the most critically acclaimed board games. Kicking off the …

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Asmodee Entertainment brings board game art work to life in Artovision partnership

Asmodee Entertainment has signed a new licensing partnership with Artovision to bring to life several of its tabletop gaming properties through Artovision’s innovative multi-dimensional art collectables. Under the deal, Artovision will develop pieces inspired by the artwork of Catan, Arkham Horror, Twilight Imperium, KeyForge, and Legend of the Five Rings. …

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Asmodee brings iconic board games Android and Twilight Imperium to comic book space with CMON

The board gaming giant, Asmodee Entertainment has entered into a licensing partnership with the tabletop gaming specialist, CMON Ltd, to bring two of the hobby’s most famous boardgame universes to the pages of a comic book series. Best-selling games, Twilight Imperium and Android are slated to make their graphic novel …

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Intellivision lines up Mattel and Sesame Workshop partnerships for its gaming system reboot Amico

Intellivision Entertainment, the video game industry pioneer and team behind the upcoming Intellivision Amico launch, has detailed significant additions to its game portfolio, as well as new licensing partnerships with the likes of Mattel and Sesame Workshop. The latest partnerships were revealed in a virtual press event hosted by Tommy …

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Pokemon launches its first board game: Pokemon Trading Card Game Battle Academy

The Pokemon Company International has released the first board game adaptation of its best-selling Pokémon Trading Card Game – the Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy – at participating mass and hobby retailers around the world. Designed for Trainers of all types, including parents and children who may be new …

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