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Mar 10, 2017 0
Miffy,The Miffy’s World app, based on Dick Bruma’s classic white bunny, launched a new app for iOS today. The app is be available to buy from the App Store and will soon be available to download from Google Play. The app was created by StoryToys, an independent developer and publisher of children’s apps. Read the rest of this entry »
Mar 9, 2017 0
Turner’s Cartoon Network will expand the imaginative worlds of its series Steven Universe with a new console game set to release this year. Save the Light joins the new original series and console/PC game OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. The new titles will engage fans with storylines, interactive play, and additional surprises only available within the console gameplay.
Cartoon Network will showcase Save the Light and OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes through PAX East. Save the Light is a RPG console game and sequel to the 2015 mobile title Attack the Light. Developed with renowned hit maker Grumpyface Studios, the game is expected to launch this summer. Read the rest of this entry »
Mar 7, 2017 0
Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MD Licensing) signed a new licensing agreement on behalf of Angry Birds brand owner Rovio. Granarolo will partner with the Angry Birds brand to bring special editions of its 100 percent natural Yomino yogurt lines to retail.
Yomino Angry Birds products will be available from Q1 this year in Italian supermarkets, hypermarkets, and traditional channels. When customers buy an Angry Birds Yomino product, they will receive points that can be collected and redeemed for one prize, including a play tent, a trolley, and a complete set of luggage available in different colors.
Yomino is the Granarolos Yomo line of products for kids. It includes squeezable yogurt available in a number of flavors and produced in Italy with only Italian milk, and no dyes, preservatives, flavorings, or thickeners.
Feb 27, 2017 0
Under license from MGM Interactive, GameCo Inc. will develop games for its video game gambling machines (VGM) based on the TV series Vikings and the Western film Hang ‘Em High.
GameCo’s VGM is an arcade-style video game cabinet that features a single-player game adapted from top console, PC, and mobile developers. The VGM made history when it became the first skill game in the world to hit casino floors. GameCo currently has 30 machines at four properties in Atlantic City, including Caesars, Harrah’s Resort, Bally’s Wild Wild West, and Tropicana Atlantic City. Read the rest of this entry »
Feb 14, 2017 0
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) partnered to launch NBA 2K eLeague, a competitive gaming league. This marks the first official eSports league operated by a professional sports league in the U.S.
The league will debut next year and will consist of teams operated by actual NBA franchises. The founding teams, each composed of five professional eSports players who will play the game as user-created avatars, will be announced in upcoming months. The NBA 2K eLeague will follow a professional sports league format: competing head-to-head throughout a regular season, participating in a bracketed playoff system, and concluding with a championship matchup.
Feb 13, 2017 0
Entertainment One (eOne) expanded the consumer products program for the global preschool series Peppa Pig, which airs on Nick Jr. in the U.S. and Treehouse TV in Canada. TCG will renew its contract for Peppa Pig games, and Ty Inc. will renew its contract for plush Beanie Babies. Jazwares continues its role as the master toy licensee for the property in the U.S and Canada. Read the rest of this entry »
Feb 9, 2017 0
Nitro Circus appointed two new licensing agencies to launch a range of new consumer products in several European markets, including License Connection in the Benelux (BLX) countries and The Licensing Locomotive in Spain, Portugal, and Central Eastern Europe. Read the rest of this entry »
Feb 3, 2017 0
Independent French animation studio Procidis appointed new licensees in France and internationally for its animated series Once Upon a Time…Life, which is part of the classic Hello Maestro umbrella brand.
With the launch of the revamped TV series on France 4 in March, the first new products to rollout include a comic book and documentary books. Additional licensees that will launch products in France this year include, SONY for DVDs, Hachette for an encyclopedia, La Poste for an official stamp, and Alcara for charms. Educa Borras will also develop a first range of Hello Maestro products for France and Belgium including board game, puzzles, and mini games. Read the rest of this entry »
Jan 30, 2017 0
Bay Tek Games will debut licensing agreements for Skee-Ball consumer products, which that will be available on digital platforms and other channels, at the North American International Toy Fair this month.
Ocean Media will create an interactive Skee-Ball app, which will be available on platforms including iOS, Android, PS, Mac, Linux, and other consoles this year. Other licensed products include: Bally’s for slot machines; Alchemy3 for state lotto tickets; Zynga for online social gaming; and Running Press Books for desktop games. Read the rest of this entry »