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Video games market to exceed $200 billion by 2023, says latest Juniper Research

The video games industry is on track to exceed $200 billion in value by 2023, according to the latest report from the global hi-tech communications analyst Juniper Research, growing from an expected $155 billion in 2020. The research company suggests that the growth will be lead over the next three …

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Fortnite takes on Apple and Google as the gaming sensation is removed from app stores

Video gaming phenomenon, Fortnite has been removed from both Apple and Google’s app stores after the game’s publisher Epic Games introduced a new method of making in-game purchases that avoid the tech giants’ own payment platforms. Launched on Thursday this week, the games developer issued an update that meant players …

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Fortnite partners with Warner Bros. Pictures to screen movies in its gaming world

The global video gaming franchise Fortnite has found yet another means to captivate its audiences and pull in all of the headlines at the same time, thanks to a newly forged deal with leading content owners that will allow it to screen films to players through an in-world cinema feature. …

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Gaming and YouTube properties fuel growth in demand for licensing in the toy space, says Kids Insights’ Global Toys and Games Report

The rise of YouTube and gaming properties, spanning the likes of Minecraft, Fortnite, Sonic, and Ryan’s World have fuelled a growth in demand for licensed properties across the children’s toys and games space over the course of the last 12 months, according to findings of Kids Insights’ first Global Toys …

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GB Eye lands Epic Games partnership to launch Fortnite posters and wall art

GB Eye has landed a new partnership with Epic Games to develop a range of Fortnite posters and wall art. The new branded collection will also feature badges and framed art, as well as new wall decor. “We are so excited to be working with such an iconic, ground-breaking license, …

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Jazwares unveils world’s first Fortnite RC vehicle at San Diego Comic Con

Jazwares has unveiled the world’s first Fortnite remote control vehicle to fans of the hit video game franchise – and its subsequent toy line – at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Until now, Jazwares’ toy range had consisted of a cast of six-inch action figures and a piñata llama. …

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Strong night for Epic Games’ Fortnite as 2019 International Licensing Awards winners are revealed

Epic Games’ hit video gaming franchise, Fortnite won big at this year’s Licensing International 2019 International Licensing Awards, having taking home the coveted accolade across five categories. The popular battle royale game cleaned up when it took home a sweep of awards across Best Licensed Products apparel/footwear/accessories, Toys/games/novelties for ages …

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EA is eyeing mobile move for Apex Legends as it ramps up Fortnite face-off

Videogame publisher Electronic Arts is preparing to face-off with the likes of Fortnite and PUBG with the promise that its own hit battle royale title, Apex Legends will soon finds its way into China and on mobile devices. According to EA, the game is “easily the fastest-growing franchise we’ve ever …

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Hachette details next phase of Fortnite publishing programme

Hachette has detailed the next phase of its global publishing programme for books, based on the hit video game title, Fortnite. The title – created by Epic Games – continues to go from strength to strength, now with over 250 million registered players across the globe, and over 80 million …

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