An in-depth look at how this toy-driven company continues to evolve into an entertainment, content and licensing powerhouse worldwide.
Eleague, an eSports organization established by Turner and WME/IMG, and Faceit, a competitive gaming platform, have partnered to produce the “Overwatch” Open tournament.
Level-5 abby has announced a raft of new “Yo-Kai Watch” merchandise that will hit shelves for the back-to-school season.
Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have partnered with Bazooka Candy Brands to feature the upcoming film Ice Age: Collision Course in a co-branded advertising campaign and online game.
Mattel and Ubisoft have joined forces to bring Mattel’s card game, Uno, to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.
Video game developer The Coalition has tapped Loot Crate to develop a subscription box based on “Gears of War 4”
Atlantyca Entertainment has expanded its partnership with Nintendo to feature Atlantyca’s “Thea Sisters” brand on a variety of themes for Nintendo 3DS and 2DS systems.
SEGA has tapped U.K. fashion label Drop Dead to create a new range of apparel and accessories featuring “Sonic the Hedgehog.”
Video game merchandise specialist Merchoid, under license from Hasbro and Square Enix, will release a “Final Fantasy VII” Monopoly board game in April 2017.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm have released “LEGO: Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as the newest addition to the LEGO video game franchise.
Warner Bros. and Mojang, the Stockholm, Sweden-based parent company of the popular video game “Minecraft,” announced the Minecraft movie will be released on May 24, 2019 in 3D and IMAX.
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.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will release three expansion packs in the U.K. for the video game “LEGO Dimensions” that will include properties from DC Comics, Ghostbusters and “LEGO Ninjago.”
Focus Home Interactive will release a “Tour de France 2016” official video game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
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