Tag Archives: video games

It’s Bond, James Bond – and he’s returning to the video game space with working title Project 007

It’s Bond, James Bond, and it’s coming to a console and computer screen near you. IO Interactive, in collaboration with MGM, EON Productions and Delphi have released the first details of the first James Bond origin story video game, under the working title Project 007. Over the last two decades, …

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LEGO reveals new LEGO Super Mario building sets and collectable character packs

The LEGO Group has expanded its 2020 LEGO Super Mario line with the launch of a new line of sets and characters, including the Master Your Adventure Set, the Chain Chomp Jungle Encounter Expansion Set, The Pirhana Plant Puzzling Challenge Expansion Set, and more. Leading the newest line up, the …

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Playing video games is ‘good for mental wellbeing’, says new study by Oxford University

Not just one of the fastest growing means of entertainment, video gaming could be beneficial for your mental health, too. This is the conclusion of a new study from Oxford University in which academics worked with gameplay data for the first time. The study focused on two games: Nintendo’s Animal …

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Blue Planet Software renames as Tetris and secures raft of 18 global partners for the video game brand

Blue Planet Software Inc., known by video game and merchandise licensees worldwide as the sole agent for the Tetris brand, has changed its company name to that of the iconic brand that it represents: Tetris. The move has been made in order to strengthen its global positioning and recognition just …

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Earthworm Jim lands on retro gaming platform Antstream Arcade in Interplay Entertainment partnership

Earthworm Jim! From the soil he did crawl and onto the retro games platform Antstream Arcade he now falls, thanks to a new licensing deal with Interplay Entertainment. This is the latest development for Antstream, the games streaming platform that specialises in retro and throw back video game titles. It …

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Hit video game Fall Guys makes serious play for licensing as Devolver appoints Fée Heyer as Head of Licensing

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for – the hit battle royale video gaming title Fall Guys is making a serious play for the licensing space as IP owner Devolver Digital appoints Fée Heyer to lead the games publisher’s licensing efforts. An industry expert and former Dunlop Sports Licensing …

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ZAG launches new Games and Interactive Experiences division with gaming’s Elinor Schops in VP role

The award-winning independent animation studio, ZAG has launched a new Games and Interactive Experiences division in a move to develop new gaming experiences and interactive opportunities across mobile, PC, online, console games, VR and AR, video and mobile apps. The division will develop new concepts for all properties under the …

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Italian motorcycle brand MV Augusta revs up global licensing efforts with IMG

The Italian motorcycle brand, MV Augusta, has appointed IMG as its exclusive worldwide licensing representative in a move to expand its global presence through a new range of consumer products and partnerships. Its initial focus will be on apparel, motorcycle and fashion accessories, video games, and collectables. Through the new …

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IMG named exclusive global licensing agent for video gaming’s smash hit Rocket League

IMG has been appointed as the exclusive global licensing representative for the popular Rocket League video game franchise. The move was made by the franchise owner, Psyonix in a partnership announced this week. Billed as a ‘high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem’, with easy-to-understand controls and ‘fluid, physics-driven …

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Netflix is launching a ‘Pokémon Go-style’ app game for Stranger Things in 2020

In a move that sees the streaming platform align itself closer with the gaming space, Netflix has detailed the upcoming launch of a Stranger Things app game. The new role-playing game-puzzle hybrid will use location-based technology – the kind popularised by the Pokémon Go hit title – to allow players …

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