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Margin Makers: Guide to Assassin’s Creed Origins merchandise

After a healthy break last year to ‘re-examine’ the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Ubisoft is back with a new entry, developed by the team behind 2013’s critically-acclaimed Black Flag. Origins, which is hitting shelves tomorrow (October 27th), was confirmed at E3 after its setting leaked all the way back in January 2016.  …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny 2 merchandise

Destiny is finally coming back to consoles today, and is also heading to PC for the first time next month. Initially rumoured for a 2016 release, Destiny 2 was officially confirmed in March 2017, after a leak a couple of days before. At the time, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg said …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Crash Bandicoot merchandise

Activision started talking about the return of Crash Bandicoot as far back as 2011, and six years later it’s finally here, in the form of a remaster of 1996’s original Crash Bandicoot, 1997’s Cortex Strikes Back and 1998’s Warped, entitled the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. These new versions support 4K and …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on the Switch on April 28th, and while it’s essentially a revamped version of the 2014 Wii U title with all of its post-release DLC included, the title is still one of the most highly anticipated Switch games to release this month. After all, …

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Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

The console accessories market has always been pretty healthy in the UK, but last week’s Ukie Consumer Spend Valuation report showed it took a hit in 2016, with sales in the Peripherals and Accessories category down 16.6 per cent year-on-year. However, this drop can traced to a number of factors. …

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Margin Makers: Guide to The Walking Dead merchandise

With The Walking Dead: A New Frontier landing on PS4 and Xbox One today, it’s time for retailers to update their shelves with more zombie-related items – if your shelves aren’t already inundated with Switch stuff, of course. The boxed version of the third season of Telltale’s Walking Dead series …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Nintendo Switch merchandise and accessories

The Nintendo Switch is ready to take retail by storm, with the help of a wealth of accessories and tie-in items. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild alone has enough merchandise to fill the shelves of every UK retailers, but with third-party publishers on board as well, it …

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Margin Makers: Guide to LEGO merchandise

2016 was another good year for Warner Bros and LEGO in the UK. Although the publisher’s software market share decreased compared to 2015 (from 9.9 per cent in units to 6.4 per cent in 2016), there were still four LEGO games in the year’s Top 50. LEGO Star Wars: The …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Hitman merchandise

When developer IO Interactive announced that Hitman was going episodic, it came as something of a surprise. The studio then released six episodes between March and October last year, sending the deadly Agent 47 on missions in exotic locations such as Sapienza, Marrakesh and Bangkok. In the end, the Square …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Resident Evil merchandise

Capcom’s Resident Evil VII: Biohazard is unquestionably the biggest game to launch this January. The latest entry in the beloved survival-horror series will launch on January 24th and comes with a wealth of tie-in items. Merchoid has unveiled a brand new collection created by accessories brand Bioworld Europe, which comprises …

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