Entries in 'Licensing' (28)

Atari extends RollerCoaster Tycoon license

Atari extends RollerCoaster Tycoon license

The RollerCoaster Tycoon series will remain an Atari property until 2022.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2017 at 10:56AM in News
MCV's guide to the top merchandise firms and products

MCV's guide to the top merchandise firms and products

From indie outlets to worldwide distributors, we talk to the top merchandise firms in the industry.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2017 at 3:45PM in News
Porsche confirmed for Gran Turismo Sport

Porsche confirmed for Gran Turismo Sport

Upcoming PS4 racer Gran Turismo Sport will boast a roster of Porsche cars thanks to a change in the manufacturer’s licensing situation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 11:20AM in News
The licensing game: Bits and Pixels

The licensing game: Bits and Pixels

Last year, Konami alumni Sandra Arcan and Su-Yina Farmer decided to set up their own video game licensing company, Bits and Pixels. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 7th 2017 at 2:45PM in News

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Rocket League is getting the toys treatment

Rocket League is getting the toys treatment

Cars-meet-football title Rocket League will be getting a line of car toys this spring, after developer Psyonix partnered with creator of licensed collectibles Zag Toys. The line will include 12 ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Bigben has acquired the Test Drive brand

Bigben has acquired the Test Drive brand

The Test Drive racing series has a new home.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Porsche's exclusivity deal with EA may have ended

Porsche's exclusivity deal with EA may have ended

The long-running agreement between EA and sports car manufacturer Porsche looks like it may have concluded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Universal Studios in Hollywood (LA), Orlando (Florida) and Osaka (Japan) will soon play host to dedicated Nintendo areas – which will surely be called Super Mario World, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Uncharted film delayed once again

Uncharted film delayed once again

The film adaptation of Sony’s Uncharted series has hit development trouble once more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2016 at 2:58PM in News
Nintendo and Mattel partner for Mario Hot Wheels

Nintendo and Mattel partner for Mario Hot Wheels

Six of Nintendo’s most recognisable characters have been adapted for a range of toy cars courtesy of Hot Wheels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2016 at 3:26PM in News
LucasFilm orders Galaxy in Turmoil dev to strip Star Wars from its Battlefront game

LucasFilm orders Galaxy in Turmoil dev to strip Star Wars from its Battlefront game

An unofficial sequel to Star Wars Battlefront 2 will not be allowed to use the Star Wars name or take place in its universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Microsoft has agreed a deal to hand an extensive set of toy licensing rights to Mattel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 3:56PM in News

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Yo-Kai Watch is 'the next Pokémon'

Yo-Kai Watch is 'the next Pokémon'

Japanese smash hit 3DS game Yo-Kai Watch will take the UK by storm, predicts Viz Media Europe.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 30th 2015 at 12:18PM in News
Sony plans merchandise deals for 'hot property' Horizon: Zero Dawn

Sony plans merchandise deals for 'hot property' Horizon: Zero Dawn

Like the sound of a Horizon: Zero Dawn action figure? What about a book based on the upcoming Guerrilla Games title? Or even a pencil case?

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
Rocket League film and TV series being discussed

Rocket League film and TV series being discussed

A movie or TV series based on Psyonix’s car football title Rocket League could well be on the way.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 16th 2015 at 2:32PM in News

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Forza's tenth lap

Forza's tenth lap

Ten years ago, when the Forza franchise debuted, developer Turn 10 found that car manufacturers weren’t all that interested in video games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 10th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Miyamoto suggests Nintendo movie licensing may be back on the cards

Miyamoto suggests Nintendo movie licensing may be back on the cards

Movies based on brands such as Zelda and Mario could become a reality in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 4:07PM in News
PES 2016 adds Euro 2016 to its growing license roster

PES 2016 adds Euro 2016 to its growing license roster

Konami has grabbed yet another license for the PES series, and it’s a really big one too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Dirt Rally could yet race onto consoles; WRC licence remains possible

Dirt Rally could yet race onto consoles; WRC licence remains possible

A version of Codemasters’ Dirt Rally may be released on consoles, although it might differ from the experience currently available on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Nintendo rides are coming to Universal theme parks

Nintendo rides are coming to Universal theme parks

Universal theme parks could soon be home to a number of rides based on Nintendo’s assorted catalogue of characters and IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Licensing.biz People Awards: Book your tickets now

Licensing.biz People Awards: Book your tickets now

Tickets to this month’s Licensing.biz People Awards are selling fast – so book now to avoid disappointment.

by Samantha Loveday
on Apr 24th 2015 at 8:41AM in News
Codemasters has F1 licence for another year

Codemasters has F1 licence for another year

Racing studio Codemasters has the rights to the F1 licence for just one more year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:23AM in News
EA signs multi-title Minions deal

EA signs multi-title Minions deal

The Minions upcoming arrival at the cinema will now be accompanied by a multi-game deal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2015 at 2:29PM in News
'Huge' licensing deal puts Crytek 'back on track'

'Huge' licensing deal puts Crytek 'back on track'

Crytek has signed a major licensing deal with a mystery firm as part of its strategy to put the company on a more stabe footing following its troubles last year. ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 16th 2015 at 3:22PM in News