Tag Archives: nickelodeon

Raving Rabbids TV series in-bound

Ubisoft has teamed up with Nickelodeon to launch a Raving Rabbids TV seri3w. Nickelodeon has global broadcast rights (outside of France) fir 78 seven-minute CG episodes that will be produced, in-house, at Ubisoft. These 78 episodes will air as 26 half-hour episodes. The Rabbids game series been a huge hit …

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Activision signs Nickelodeon for Spyro tour

Kids TV giant Nickelodeon and Activision are going on tour to promote Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. The pan-European tour will be advertised on Nick’s TV and digital channels, and will make use of the firm’s Slime Truck to take the game across the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and Spain. …

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SpongeBob extends THQ deal

Following the news earlier of its agreement to extend its deal for the UFC video games licence, THQ has also confirmed as extension to its partnership with Nickelodeon to make games based on the SpongeBob SquarePants licence. THQ has been at the helm of SpongeBob’s gaming career since 2002 and …

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2K reveals E3 line-up

Mafia II, X-Com, Spec-Ops and a brand new Nickelodeon game headline 2K’s E3 line-up. The new Nick game is entitled Nickelodeon Fit, a fitness game for Children featuring cartoon stars Dora, Diego, Kai-lan and The Backyardigans. 2K can be found in South Hall at Booth 2823, and will also be …

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Nickelodeon pledges games commitment

Nickelodeon will release up to eight titles over the next year – but retailers shouldn’t expect games based on their new IPs just yet. The next title in the popular kids’ TV channel’s release schedule is SpongeBob’s Boating Bash for the Wii and DS, which will hit stores on March …

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Grenzbach out at Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon’s vice president for international video games, Arwed-Ralf Grenzbach, has departed the kids’ content firm, MCV can confirm. Grenzbach joined the firm in August 2007 following a successful stint as managing director for Take-Two Germany. He has also worked for media giants Disney and Sony Music. MCV understands that Nickelodeon …

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Nickelodeon buys TMNT rights

Viacom’s global kids entertainment network Nickelodeon has paid 5.9m to capture the worldwide rights to the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brand from The Mirage Group. The firm has pledged to continue working with many of the Turtles’ existing licensing partners, though question marks remain over the long-term future of …

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More Nickelodeon for A4T

Following its success with the Dora and Diego property, A4T has extended its Nickelodeon licence to include new teenage girls brand iCarly. The range is set to debut at retail towards the end of October and will include an official DS Lite/DSi Console & Accessory Jewellery Case, a Console & …

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Nickelodeon reveals Shockwave revamp

The Nickelodeon Kids and Family Games Group has revealed a brand new look for its Shockwave casual games portal, along with new membership incentives and a range of over 400 games. There has been explosive growth in online casual gaming in the past couple of years and people want to …

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Viacom cuts 850 jobs

Viacom is to cut seven per cent of its workforce as part of a major global restructuring. 850 jobs have gone at the firm, which is the parent company to the likes of MTV Networks, Nickelodeon, Dreamworks Animation and Paramount Pictures. Its subsidiaries have been enjoying an increasingly close relationship …

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