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Aconyte Publishing Novels Inspired by Marvel, Assassin’s Creed

The newly launched Aconyte Books says it’s publishing a new series of novels inspired by Marvel’s hit tabletop miniatures game Crisis Protocol, and a series based on the Assassin’s Creed video game series. Aconyte is the… . . . read more

Wildbrain Launches Deal For ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Parkour Courses In Saudi Arabia

A deal brokered by WildBrain CPLG on behalf of Ubisoft will allow Assassin’s Creed fans to release their inner Ninja with a blockbuster experiential attraction in Saudi Arabia. Wildbrain, a leading entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency,… . . . read more

Ubisoft Unveils Immortals Fenyx Rising and Latest Assassin’s Creed

Ubisoft is on a tear this week, with two major announcements about the latest in its massively popular – and profitable – Assassin’s Creed series, plus an entirely new game, Immortals Fenyx Rising. Assassin’s Creed… . . . read more


Who’s News: August 2020

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: Condé Nast, Ubisoft, IDW Publishing, Activision Blizzard, Abysse Corp.,, Insight Editions, and more…

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M&A & Legal

ABG adds $1.2 billion brand to its roster, San Francisco institutes a fur ban, and Ubisoft strikes a deal with Tencent that keeps it out of the hands of Vivendi…

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M&A: Toys & Entertainment Edition

The latest brand developments are being led by firms like Ubisoft, FAO Schwarz, eOne, Spin Master, Gund, DC Thomson, Hasbro, and more…

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Video games

The Horror: 44% of Upcoming Licensable Video Games Sequels

Over the next two years, franchise games become more varied and original—and the survival/horror genre thrives…

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M&A & New Media

Hasbro releases details about its subscription box, Disney launches its annual fan convention, various (potential) takeover bids, and new media partnerships with Snapchat and…

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