Entries in 'Licensing' (38)

Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic Games has announced major changes to Unreal Engine's business model, allowing developers to forgo the one-time licensing fee and instead offering a monthly subscription service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 6:51AM in News
Ubisoft plans Watch Dogs licensing assault

Ubisoft plans Watch Dogs licensing assault

Licensing firms have already rushed to back Watch Dogs – even before the game has launched.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 5th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Read how the Yogscast went from anonymity to the UK's No.1 YouTube channel in the latest MCV

Read how the Yogscast went from anonymity to the UK's No.1 YouTube channel in the latest MCV

Want the skinny on UK porn filters blocking games? How about Konami’s rebirth of PES? Or how to license your game for big bucks? Then you need the latest MCV.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 31st 2014 at 11:04AM in News

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Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

And to think you thought the movie game tie-in as dead!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
"Aggressive" EA licensing leads to PES 2014 cuts; Rain also missing

"Aggressive" EA licensing leads to PES 2014 cuts; Rain also missing

Konami has confirmed a couple of features that won’t make it into the extremely promising looking PES 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 1:29PM in News
American Express unveils line of League of Legends credit cards

American Express unveils line of League of Legends credit cards

Financial services firm American Express has announced a new line of credit cards featuring scenes and characters from League of Legends.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2013 at 11:20PM in News
Power List launched by Licensing.biz

Power List launched by Licensing.biz

Intent Media today launches the Licensing.biz Power List, a new print magazine which will celebrate the top licensed properties of the year.

by Samantha Loveday
on Jul 31st 2013 at 10:56AM in News

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Sonic the Hedgehog to star in 'new media annual'

Sonic the Hedgehog to star in 'new media annual'

Pedigree Books has penned a deal to add Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog to its selection of 2013 annuals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 10:26AM in News
Skylanders named licence of the year at LIMA Awards

Skylanders named licence of the year at LIMA Awards

Activision's Skylanders property was last night named as best licensed programme of the year at LIMA's International Excellence Awards.

by Samantha Loveday
on Jun 19th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
EA extends FIFA licence until 2022

EA extends FIFA licence until 2022

Sir Alex Ferguson might be calling time on his relationship with the beautiful game, but EA wants its love affair to continue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 11:08AM in News
EA to abandon licensing deals with gun manufacturers

EA to abandon licensing deals with gun manufacturers

America’s ongoing struggle to rationalise its gun laws has now affected the video game space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 10:21AM in News

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Ninth studio announces Warhammer licensing deal

Ninth studio announces Warhammer licensing deal

Canadian developer Roadhouse Interactive has become the latest studio to get its hands on an official Warhammer license.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 1:30PM in News
Ubisoft: Strong licences need strong concepts

Ubisoft: Strong licences need strong concepts

2012 has seen publishing giant Ubisoft unveil new IP, take its flagship brand to new heights and even sign a couple of Hollywood movie deals.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 20th 2012 at 4:30PM in News
Michael Jackson licensing issue sees GTA Vice City pulled from digital retail

Michael Jackson licensing issue sees GTA Vice City pulled from digital retail

Grand Theft Auto Vice City has been removed from Steam and other digital retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 11:34AM in News
PQube signs World Rally Championship 3

PQube signs World Rally Championship 3

The Next World Rally Championship game will be published in the UK by PQube this October.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 20th 2012 at 11:56AM in News

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FEATURE: How to licence your games

FEATURE: How to licence your games

Video gaming merchandise has become big business, but both retailers and publishers are still learning what works. James Batchelor details the possibilities and pitfalls of bringing video game brands to ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2012 at 11:58AM in News
FEATURE: Licence to sell

FEATURE: Licence to sell

Video games themselves can of course be a form of merchandise.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2012 at 11:47AM in News
Mass Effect 3 merchandise lifts off

Mass Effect 3 merchandise lifts off

EA has kicked off a licensing drive for Mass Effect 3, with accessories, figures, posters and more ready to rock retail this Friday.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 7th 2012 at 10:09AM in News
Skylanders licensing business takes off

Skylanders licensing business takes off

Would-be licensees are lining up to get a piece of Skylanders, says Activision.

by Steven Poole
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 9:34AM in News
Sega sees Sonic toys sales surge

Sega sees Sonic toys sales surge

Sonic merchandise is in “hot demand”, says Sega. The publisher launched a licensing drive for its mascot last year, and has partnered with a range of companies to put Sonic’s face ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 29th 2012 at 3:56PM in News
D3P nabs DreamWorks games licence

D3P nabs DreamWorks games licence

D3Publisher has acquired the rights to publish games based on DreamWorks movie IPs, following THQ’s retreat from the sector.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 9:59AM in News
Nintendo trusts Tomy with Mario Kart toys

Nintendo trusts Tomy with Mario Kart toys

It’s going to be a Mario Kart Christmas if Nintendo gets their way, as the firm has teamed up with Tomy for a range of new toys.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2011 at 12:42PM in News
Hawkins blames software licensing for creativity decline

Hawkins blames software licensing for creativity decline

Long-term industry face and EA founder Trip Hawkins has revisited the two-decade old debate about platform holder software licensing, blaming it for the death of creativity in the modern market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2011 at 12:49PM in News
You’ve played the game, now buy the T-shirt

You’ve played the game, now buy the T-shirt

Clothes, accessories and fitness apparel based on the Just Dance franchise are on their way to shops.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 2:28PM in News