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Insert Coin: ‘We just want to help more and more gamers get their geek on’

The merchandise market is not just B2B business – Insert Coin designs and sells its merch directly to gamers and has proved more than once that it’s the top dog of the industry. We catch up with head of communications Dan Long. Insert Coin rebranded last year – what’s changed …

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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. Fangamer Location: Tucson, Arizona (USA) Headcount: 24  Key brands:  Double Fine, Yacht Club ames, Undertale  Key contact: Customer relations and designer Laura Verdin, laura@fangamer.com Fangamer is a small community-focused US-based merchandise company, specialising in indie merch. Undertale, Yooka-Laylee, …

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Insert Coin plots more shops following Pokémon store success

Insert Coin plans to do more pop-up stores following the launch of its Pokmon-themed outlet over the weekend. The store (see pictures below) was open for six days, and sold Pokmon Insert Coin clothing and memorabilia. The store has been a huge success and Pokmon fans have loved it,” commented …

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Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Until the end of August, games clothing brand Insert Coin is running a store dedicated to Pokmon in London. The pop-up shop is located at Old Truman’s Brewery on Brick Lane in Shoreditch. The store opened yesterday, and will be until Tuesday, August 30th This follows Insert Coin signing a …

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Insert Coin rebrands to boost fashion credentials

Games clothing firm Insert Coin has rebranded itself in a bid to be seen as more than just a ‘merchandise site’. The firm has a strong reputation in the games business for its video game-inspired range of apparel. It now wants to be viewed more as a fashion brand. We’ve …

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Making the most of the booming games toys and merchandise market

Walk into any games retailer and you’ll be greated by a wealth of toys and merchandise. T-shirts, figurines, bracelets, hoodies, posters, bags, keyrings, artbooks, mugs, shot glasses… the list of branded goods available goes on. And there’s some serious cash to be made in this sector. Just last year, American …

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Merch ado about gaming: How being a geek became cool

It’s never been cooler to be a geek. From characters on TV shows such as The Big Bang Theory to successful YouTubers and British comedians like Phill Jupitus and Ed Byrne, clothing and accessories inspired by the virtual world can now be seen everywhere – and on anyone. Walk down …

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Konami reveals 1980s-styled Metal Gear Solid clothing range

Video game clothing specialist Insert Coin has partnered with Konami to bolster its range of Metal Gear Solid apparel. Having launched a set of shirts, tops and patches based on the original 1998 instalment of Metal Gear Solid last month, Insert Coin has now come up with a new range …

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Opinion: There’s a huge opportunity for indie games merchandise

There seems to be a small mountain of merchandise for most triple-A releases at the moment, but Insert Coin’s Dan Long believes there is also a real appetite for indie game merchandise. When it comes to merchandising for video games, people often only stop to think about the big hitters …

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Insert Coin reveals Saints Row clothing range

Deep Silver has partnered with UK merchandise outlet Insert Coin to launch a new Saints Row range. Set to debut in early 2014, the range will feature plenty of Saints Row inspired clobber for fans to don as they cause mayhem on the streets of Newport. "Volition are thrilled that …

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