Licensing

Star Stable gallops into toy licensing with Just Play

Swedish games company Star Stable Entertainment (SSE) has signed a global toy line deal with leading consumer products company Just Play for its hugely successful gaming brand Star Stable Online, via Finnish and Canada-based licensing and animation studio Ferly. The first toy line will hit the market in 2023. The deal …

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Mattel launches He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Roblox experience

Mattel has announced a virtual Masters of the Universe experience, HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: YOU HAVE THE POWER! on Roblox. Launching today, the game invites Roblox players and MOTU fans alike into the world of Eternia where they can compete in PvP battles as their favourite Masters …

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J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot to bring Hot Wheels to the big screen

Mattel and Warner Bros. Pictures have announced that J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot will produce Hot Wheels, a live-action motion picture featuring the iconic toy racing car. “As the global leader in car culture, Hot Wheels has been igniting the challenger spirit in auto enthusiasts for generations,” says Robbie Brenner, Executive Producer, …

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LEGO debuts Star Wars Luke Skywalker Landspeeder set

The LEGO Group has announced the new LEGO Star Wars Luke Skywalker Landspeeder set – the latest in the LEGO Ultimate Collector Series (UCS). A faithful recreation of Luke’s battered vehicle, the new 1,890-piece model is designed to appeal to Star Wars and LEGO fans alike. In the Star Wars universe, X-34 Landspeeders are typical civilian …

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Silvergate Media announces new episodes of Octonauts: Above & Beyond

Silvergate Media has confirmed that a second season of Octonauts: Above & Beyond will make its global debut on Netflix on 2 May 2022. The new episodes follow the debut of this Octonauts spin-off last September where the intrepid crew proved themselves as heroes on land as well as underwater.   In the …

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Exploding Kittens heading for Netflix

Netflix is launching a mobile game and TV series from the same franchise, building on the popular Exploding Kittens card game. Exploding Kittens – The Game, an exclusive version of the popular mobile game, will launch on Netflix in May, followed by an adult animated comedy series coming in 2023, …

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Sonic the Hedgehog speeds into Roblox

Leading professional game developer and publisher Gamefam, in collaboration with SEGA of America, Inc., today announced the launch of Sonic Speed Simulator, an all-new game featuring SEGA’s entertainment icon, Sonic the Hedgehog. The game is now available on the Roblox platform and marks the first time that a world-renowned, AAA …

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BBC Studios secures partnership with Hasbro for co-branded Bluey products

BBC Studios has sealed a worldwide partnership with Hasbro for co-branded classic games and Play-Doh inspired by Ludo Studio’s Emmy Award-winning animated sensation Bluey, which airs on Disney Junior, Disney Channel and Disney+. The new range will feature Bluey editions of the board games Monopoly Junior and Trouble, as well …

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Wow! Stuff reveals Jurassic World RealFX Baby Blue

Leading toy innovation company Wow! Stuff has unveiled the first images of its new blockbuster Jurassic World toy – Jurassic World RealFX Baby Blue – which has so far been kept tightly guarded. Inspired by the blockbuster Jurassic World franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, and timed to the upcoming …

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Dennis and his Beano friends to star in Scottish tourism campaign

VisitScotland and ScotRail have teamed up with Beano Studios for the first time to create a new marketing campaign to promote family holidays and day trips across the country. The two-year campaign aims to use the cross-generational appeal of one of the UK’s best-loved comics and national train operator ScotRail’s …

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