Home / Licensing (page 3)

Licensing

Big Potato takes gamers back to the ’90s with Blockbuster pop up at Gen Con

It was a real throw back moment for visitors of the Big Potato booth at Gen Con last weekend, as the Shoreditch-based outfit transported gamers to the heady days of the Blockbuster video rental business. The smell of popcorn, the Z-list horror and those equally horrific blue and yellow uniforms …

Read More »

Rainbow Designs named licensed plush partner for Peter Rabbit 2

Rainbow Designs has been confirmed as the licensed plush partner for Penguin Ventures and Sony Pictures Consumer Products’ Peter Rabbit 2, the sequel title to the 2018 box office hit. Amid a swathe of new licensing partners for the upcoming film, Rainbow Designs has been selected to head up the …

Read More »

Brainstorm partners with Aardman for Shaun the Sheep and Wallace & Gromit lines

The science and learning toy specialist, Brainstorm, is readying to launch a pair of very special, licensed Torch & Projectors for the autumn/winter season this year, thanks to an exclusive partnership with Aardman Animation. The British animation studio’s iconic Shaun the Sheep will be projected onto bedroom walls up and …

Read More »

Nickelodeon acquires all global rights to Garfield with new TV series in the pipeline

Nickelodeon has acquired the content and consumer product rights to the iconic comic character, Garfield in a deal that is expected to close in the coming weeks. Struck between Viacom and Paws, Inc, the entity that holds the global IP rights to Garfield and the US Acres franchise, the deal …

Read More »

LEGO teases upcoming Friends Central Perk building set

The LEGO Group has teased an upcoming LEGO Ideas Friends Central Perk café set on social media, in the same year that the US sitcom continues to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Chandler, Joey, Ross, Rachel, Monica, and Phoebe will all be there for us, when the building set inspired by …

Read More »

Cardinal Games partners with Rolling Stone for new puzzles and party games

The iconic music and culture magazine brand Rolling Stone is celebrating 50 years of its own journalistic history through a new partnership with Cardinal Games. Together, the pair will launch two new products – a line of puzzles based on some of Rolling Stone’s most iconic covers, and a music-based …

Read More »

Amscan readies Peppa Pig party goods as it expands the pre-school property offering

Amscan International has confirmed the launch of a line of Peppa Pig party goods, expanding the consumer product roll-out for the hit pre-school property as it joins the company’s popular Peppa and George dress up collection and balloons. The new range is available to pre-order now and will be ready …

Read More »

USAopoly serves up licensing delight with Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition

Board gamers buckle-up because USAopoly has just served up a triple-helping of licensing prowess at this year’s GenCon with the unveiling of Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition. The new tabletop title combines the popular Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop’s iconic Talisman tabletop mechanic to offer fans a “vibrant …

Read More »

Hasbro launches new NERF branded apparel and footwear with Super Heroic

Hasbro has struck a licensing agreement with Super Heroic Inc, a tactical play company, to launch a new line of NERF-branded kids’ clothing and footwear to the US market this summer. According to Hasbro’s general manager and SVP of entertainment and licensing, the move has been driven by Hasbro’s mission …

Read More »

A life in miniature: Modiphius Entertainment on the colossal miniatures business

It’s a fair distance travelled from his days organising underground raves in the 1990s that Chris Birch, founder of Modiphius Entertainment, now finds himself in a three-storey London office block overseeing the production of wargaming miniatures with his wife and business parter Rita. But while the parallels between organising crowds …

Read More »