Tag Archives: video games

Star Wars and Disney reveal new brand identity for all official videogames, Lucasfilm Games

Lucasfilm, Star Wars, and Disney have revealed a new brand identity for the home of all officially licensed Star Wars video games, a legacy that now crosses the decades, with the unveiling of Lucasfilm Games. The new unit isn’t a publisher or development studio, but will be acting as a …

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Pokémon celebrates 25 years with toy collabs, new content, and a music programme led by Katy Perry

The Pokémon Company International is celebrating its milestone 25th anniversary with a wide-ranging raft of new partnerships, product roll-outs, and activations that includes special anniversary merchandise from licensees such as Jazwares, Mattel, Funko, and The Wand Company. New product from its portfolio of global partners will coincide with landmark partnerships …

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Darran Garnham’s Toikido launches with AmongUs global toy rights

Given the manner in which Innersloth’s hit mobile and Steam gaming title, AmongUs, has managed to capture the world’s attention over the course of 2020, it was always to be the rather fortunate firm indeed to whom the licensing and toy rights finally fell. Launched in June 2018, it took …

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JAKKS Pacific extends its global toy partnership with Nintendo for more Super Mario lines

JAKKS Pacific has extended its global toy partnership with Nintendo of America in a deal that will see the toy maker continue to design, manufacture, market, and sell various Nintendo and Super Mario branded toys worldwide. Over the course of the last year alone, JAKKS has launched a vast portfolio …

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BlackMilk Clothing readies to launch Cyberpunk 2077 capsule collection as game lands this month

BlackMilk Clothing is marking the release of what has been tipped to be the video game of the decade, with the launch of its own Cyberpunk 2077 capsule collection. The launch of the Night-City-inspired clothing range will take place in tandem with the game’s release on December 11th. The eight …

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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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