Tag Archives: Mcdonalds

McDonalds to sponsor Australian Starcraft II World Championship Series

Fast food giant McDonalds last week announced a partnership with Blizzard to plaster their trademark Golden Arches across the Starcraft II World Championship Series in Australia. Mcdonald’s will have naming rights, branding, content integration and on the ground content activations, although the specific format that activation will take hasn’t yet …

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Nintendo returns with new McDonalds Happy Meal tie-in

Mario will once again be gracing the boxes of McDonalds Happy Meals in the UK. NintendoLife has caught wind of a new promotion for the plumber which will roll out in the UK on January 11th and run until February 7th. It seems as if Yoshi will be the star …

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McDonalds leak delays Pokemon Go’s Japanese launch, report claims

Yesterday it was reported that Pokemon Go would arrive in Japan today. Today the reports suggest that is no longer the case. The Guardian reckons that yesterday’s leak of the news that the game would launch alongside a partnership with McDonalds created so much interest that developer Niantic has got …

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Pokemon Go hits Japan tomorrow, along with McDonalds partnership – report

The wait for the Japanese launch of Pokemon Go is going to be a lot shorter than feared, if new reports are correct. TechCrunch reckons that the world-conquering app will actually hit Japan tomorrow (July 20th). The news may make current users nervous about server stability, especially since the game …

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Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Well here’s a story we didn’t expect to be bashing out on a mid-week summer holiday morning. A Super Mario Happy Meal toy has today rubbed a few people up the wrong way after finding itself at the centre of a completely bizarre controversy. A Mirror story has alleged that …

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McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal promotion was about getting kids active

Fast food giant McDonalds says its latest Happy Meal campaign is using Super Mario to help kids keep fit. Video games and fast food have long been in the crosshairs of health experts crediting both with the rapidly increasing level of obesity amongst UK children. But McDonalds told MCV it …

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Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald’s Happy Meals

Nintendo has signed another Happy Meal licensing deal, this time in the US. Having announced last month that Mario was to feature in UK Happy Meal boxes, Pokemon has now been pencilled in for a fast-food tie-up across the Atlantic. As revealed on the chain’s website, each meal includes a …

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PICTURES: Nintendo confirms Happy Meal sponsorship in UK

Mario will be adorning McDonalds’ Happy Meal boxes in the UK later this month. As discovered in February, the partnership kicks off on March 19th and will be called The Run, Jump and Power-Up with Super Mario promotion. A McDonald’s produced in-store ad run will stretch until April 29th. One …

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Mario licensed to McDonald’s Happy Meals in the UK

Well that didn’t take long. Having just last week vowed to ramp up its licensing activity, Nintendo UK has struck a deal with McDonald’s. Says the McDonald’s UK site, as spotted by NintendoLife: Our next Happy Meal invites kids to Run, Jump and Power Up with Super Mario.” There’s no …

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Moshi Monsters strike Happy Meal deal

Mind Candy has put pen to paper on a deal which will see Moshi Monsters toys placed in Happy Meals in McDonalds’ North American restaurants over Christmas. Lasting for four weeks between December 14th to January 10th, the promotion will offer kids one of eight Moshi characters, including a new …

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