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Square Enix has appointed CPLG to represent its video game series “Life is Strange” in Europe, the Middle East and North America.
U.K.-based publisher Egmont Publishing will feature the craft brand Crayola in its latest issue of Showcase magazine.
Nottingham Forest, the licensing agent for Playmobil’s animated series “Super 4” in Iberia, has tapped Educa Borras to develop a range of puzzles and board games based on the series.
Multimedia publisher Insight Editions has launched a new range of 3D wood models and educational guidebooks, titled IncrediBuilds.
Pixowl has unveiled Ghostbusters downloadable content will be the first major update to its recent mobile game “The Sandbox Evolution.”
SEGA has revealed two new “Sonic the Hedgehog” video games for 2017–“Sonic Mania” and an untitled original game.
Edgar Rice Burroughs has partnered with Microgaming for the exclusive rights to the Tarzan name for an online slot game. Creative Licensing brokered the deal.
Eleague, an eSports organization established by Turner and WME/IMG, and Faceit, a competitive gaming platform, have partnered to produce the “Overwatch” Open tournament.
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Carnival Cruise Lines have joined forces to bring the retailer to the line’s fleet of ships.
Licensee Propel unveiled its range of Star Wars quadcopters at Star Wars Celebration 2016 at London’s Excel last week.
Avanquest Software has released “Goosebumps: The Game,” a prequel to the recently released movie by Sony Pictures Entertainment, on Nintendo 3DS in the U.K.
Wonder Forge, in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, has debuted a new Dr. Seuss game for preschoolers.
Sanrio has named Just Play as the master toy licensee for its Hello Kitty brand and tapped KIDdesigns for branded electronics and mobile accessories.
Auldey Toys North America, a subsidiary of Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, has launched a new line of “Super Wings” toys in the U.S.
The Franklin Mint, under license by CBS Consumer Products, has released the first authorized re-creation of the “Star Trek” tridimensional chess set in honor of the show’s 50th anniversary.
Factory Entertainment has unveiled the Avengers Assembles Alex Ross fine art sculpture as the newest piece in its March Marvel Madness event.
Activision has partnered with several European entertainment and sports stars for seven customized “Skylanders SuperChargers” toys to benefit the Make-A-Wish foundation.
Level-5 has partnered with NHN PlayArt to release the mobile game “Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble” for Android and iOS devices.
Square Enix has revealed that “Final Fantasy XV” will be released worldwide, Sept. 30, as well as announced a series of large-scale projects including a movie, anime series and mobile app.
Toy manufacturer and wholesaler Linzy Toys has appointed Coastal Limited as its worldwide licensing agent.
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