Following two key acquisitions, a major commitment to content development and various new licensing initiatives, Activision is shaping its future as a 360-degree global entertainment powerhouse.
Focus Home Interactive will release a “Tour de France 2016” official video game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Activision Publishing has launched a new mobile card game based on its “Skylanders” franchise, titled “Skylanders Battlecast.”
Bandai Namco Entertainment has partnered with Hipster Whale and 3 Sprockets to release the mobile game “Pac-Man 256” on gaming consoles in honor of the brand’s 36th anniversary.
Mattel and Nintendo have joined forces to produce a special “Super Mario”-themed edition of Mattel’s Uno for the Japanese market.
Dusenberry Martin Racing, NASCAR’s console simulation-style video game licensee, has partnered with Monster Games to launch “NASCAR Heat Evolution” this fall.
Bioworld Europe has partnered with Level Up Wear to launch an apparel collection inspired by the video game “Doom.”
Microsoft and Mojang have partnered with NetEase to launch “Minecraft” in China.
The Tetris Company has partnered with CoolGames, a HTML5 games publisher, to release “Tetris Twist” on Internet browsers using HTML5 technology.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe will launch the new video game “Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2” in the EMEA and Australasia regions.
Top character and entertainment brands from all facets of media including film, television, online, music and gaming will meet once again at Licensing Expo.
Ubisoft is planning new consumer products for “Assassin’s Creed Syndicate,” the latest installment in the "Assassin’s Creed" video game franchise.
Novelty retailer Spencer's will carry a “Batman: Arkham Knight”-inspired clothing collection to coincide with the video game launch.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will release "LEGO Marvel’s Avengers" will be available Jan. 26, 2016 in North America and Jan. 29, 2016 in Europe.
The Tetris Company has teamed with Vandor to create a line of branded home and lifestyle merchandise.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe will be showcasing new licensing opportunities for the upcoming video game “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End” at BLE this October.
The Powell Group has brokered a partnership between IDW Publishing and Stompy Bot Productions for games featuring the comic book series Locke & Key.
U.K.-based Egmont publishing has snapped up the rights for two “Halo” books from 343 Industries and Microsoft.
PlayFusion, the creators of “RuneScape,” has appointed Tomy International as the master toy licensee for its upcoming fantasy role-playing game.
Legendary Entertainment has tapped master toy licensee Jakks Pacific for a new collection of toys inspired by its upcoming film with Universal Pictures, Warcraft.
Level-5’s “Yo-Kai Watch” has launched in Europe exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS gaming system.
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