Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Bandai Namco Games Europe has launched the "Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle" video game for Nintendo 3DS in Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
PQube and Scarab Entertainment will release "Hello Kitty & Sanrio Friends 3D Racing" on Nintendo 3DS systems this winter in Europe.
Disney Interactive and Marvel have launched a new version of the Disney Infinity hybrid toy/video game, "Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes."
Ubisoft is partnering with Upper Deck to create a line of trading cards and gaming accessories for its Assassin's Creed video game franchise.
Iron Man, Captain America and Thor were among the superheroes digitally assembled to escort the "Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes" video game into the U.K. Monday.
Microsoft has acquired Stockholm-based game developer Mojang and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion.
Activision Publishing has developed a single- and multi-player singing video game based on the music competition series "The Voice."
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
SEGA has unveiled a star-studded lineup for the Sonic Boom fan event, which will be held in New York City Oct. 4.
DC Thomson has launched a new monthly children’s magazine that focuses on multi-platform gaming and entertainment.
Licensing Agent Game of 2 Halves has signed an exclusive representation deal with video game publisher Deep Silver, a division of Koch Media.
Ubisoft and Square Enix have teamed up to offer their collectibles and gear on each others’ e-commerce sites.
HBO Global Licensing has signed a new partnership with Telltale Games to create an interactive episodic game series based on “Game of Thrones.”
Knockout Licensing has added two new licensees for Guru Studio’s animated preschool series “Justin Time”–CafePress and LeapFrog.
SEGA has released behind-the-scenes video for its upcoming Sonic Boom video game and TV series, announced earlier this month.
Disney Interactive and Disney Channel have teamed with Little Orbit to develop video games based on Planes: Fire & Rescue and the tween telenovela “Violetta.”
Fans of the “Angry Birds Star Wars II” game have scanned their Telepods figures into the game more than 30 million times.
Activision teamed up with General Mills to launch its Skylanders brand into the food category for the first time.
Already available on XBox One and PC, the video game "Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare" arrives on Playstation4 this month, with a toy line following in September.
Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
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