GameCo Inc. creator of the first video game gambling machine (VGM) entered into a license agreement with CBS Consumer Products to develop a new skill-based VGM based on the Star Trek franchise.
Set to debut in the fall, Star Trek Deep Space Nine Adventure will allow players to take lead of the U.S.S. Defiant and battle their way to victory through immersive ship-to-ship combat. The game will feature 3-D models of the iconic spacecraft that. The deal was brokered by Richmond Management Group and provides GameCo access to multiple Star Trek series including Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise. Read the rest of this entry »
3Doodler entered licensing agreements with Cartoon Network, CBS Consumer Products, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation for themed kits this year.
The 3Doodler Create will expand with a 3Doodler Create Star Trek Pen Set. Under license by CBS Consumer Products, adults can build new worlds in 3-D, and create life forms and civilizations from the franchise. Launching exclusively with ThinkGeek, the special edition set includes a Star Trek engraved pen, an activity guide, and materials for drawing the Starship Enterprise, Spock ears, Klingon foreheads, Phasers, and more. Read the rest of this entry »
In celebration of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary Her Universe joined forces with ThinkGeek will launch a new Star Trek fashion collection featuring dresses, jackets, blazers, skirts, fashion tees, scarves, brooches, and more.
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Massive Audio Inc.’s licensed collectible division, FameTek, announced thatit’s Star Trek: The Next Generation Bluetooth Communicator Badge is available via pre-order from ThinkGeek, Gamestop and StarTrek.com. Products will ship this November.
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Tickets for the first official Star Trek: The Cruise produced by Entertainment Cruise Productions LLC (ECP) sold out in less than two months, but fans will have one last chance to come aboard by entering an online contest at www.startrekthecruise.com. The winner will be announced next October. The cruise, under license by CBS Consumer Products, will set sail in January 2017.
The cruise will travel from Miami through Cozumel (Mexico) and Nassau (Bahamas) to Great Stirrup Cay (Bahamas) as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Star Trek. Cast members from the film and the TV franchise, including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine star Terry Farrell will be present on board.
Star Trek superstar William Shatner will man the ship as its official host. Quintessential locations and events from the TV shows and films will be recreated during the cruise, and fan favorite characters, including Marina Sirtis, Jonathan Frakes, Robert Picardo, John de Lancie, James Darren, Denise Crosby, Steven Rankin, Vaughn Armstrong, and Casey Biggs will all be part of the experience.
The Official Star Trek 50th Anniversary Convention, to be staged by Creation Entertainment and CBS Consumer Products, will take place next summer on August 3 to 7, 2016, at The Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas. The non-stop, five-day convention will host more than 100 Star Trek celebrities from TV and film, as well as thousands of avid fans.
The multi-day event will explore everything from Star Trek’s set designs to its foreshadowing of many of today’s technological advancements. It will feature numerous costumes, prop displays, and convention-only freebies.
More information will soon be available online by visiting the show’s official page.
Mega Brands has entered new partnerships to expand its Mega Bloks construction portfolio. Mega Bloks will broaden its current product offerings which include brands such as Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants and Microsoft’s Halo, to add new highly-detailed sets and movie-inspired lines for fans of all ages.
A new Mega Bloks Power Rangers line will be inspired by the newest season of the franchise, Power Rangers Dino Charge, which premiered this month on Nickelodeon in the U.S. and will roll out globally throughout the year. The line will be available next year.
The Mega Bloks Nickelodeon licensing partnership will also introduce new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles construction sets next year. The sets will draw inspiration from the franchise to offer creative building experiences, including builders from the juniors, kids, and collectors categories.
The Collectors portfolio will also broaden this year, as Mega Bloks partners with Skydance Productions to produce Terminator Genisys collector construction sets, themed to the reset of the Terminator movies. The film will be distributed by Paramount Pictures in this summer. Mega Bloks has also expanded its licensing partnership with CBS Consumer Products to introduce a range of Mega Bloks Star Trek limited-edition Collectors construction sets, to launch next year.
The Perth Mint honors Star Trek: The Original Series with the release of two silver commemorative coins.
As the first coins of the new collector series, these 1-ounce silver proof tributes feature Captain Kirk and the U.S.S. ENTERPRISE NCC-1701 as they appear in the original TV show. The reverse of the Captain Kirk coin portrays a colored image of actor William Shatner as his Star Trek onscreen character, while the reverse of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 coin depicts the United Federation of Planets’ logo and a color image of the starship flying through space. The inscription CAPTAIN JAMES T. KIRK, and STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES U.S.S. ENTERPRISE NCC-1701, respectively, complete each design, along with The Perth Mint’s traditional P mintmark.
The obverse of each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the year.
The Perth Mint will issue up to 5,000 of the 2015 Star Trek – Captain James T. Kirk 1-ounce Silver Proof Coins; 5,000 of the 2015 Star Trek—U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 1-ounce Silver Proof Coins; and 1,500 of the 2015 Star Trek Two-Coin Set, which features both colored releases.
The coins are under license by CBS Consumer Products.
Klingon Bloodwine (tlhIngan ‘Iw HIq), is now available for Star Trek fans and wine lovers alike. CBS Consumer Products has released a Klingon Bloodwine, developed by the same team of experts behind the limited-edition Juan Ortiz Star Trek wine collection, which was released last year to honor three episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series.
Klingon Bloodwine is 13 percent ABV and can be served slightly chilled or at cellar temperature (60 to 65 degrees Farenheit.) Star Trek fans will recognize the label of Klingon Bloodwine, a symbol comprised of the bat’leth or “sword of honor,” a traditional Klingon weapon. The back label includes the victorious Klingon phrase: “Celebrate! Tomorrow we may die!” (yIlop! wa’IeS chaq maHegh!)
The 2012 Klingon Bloodwine is a medium-bodied red blend of Malbec, Syrah, and Petit Verdot from the Paso Robles AVA in Calif. Klingon Bloodwine is licensed by CBS Consumer Products and is available for sale now on www.vinport.com, and will soon be available through leading retailers nationwide.