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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

Nintendo has confirmed the death of company president Satoru Iwata, who passed July 11 at age 55. His death is linked to a growth in his bile duct, a condition which he last year underwent ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Dials Up ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ Series

Disney XD has picked up the United States broadcast rights to 26 half-hours of Yo-Kai Watch from Dentsu Entertainment USA and Level-5, Inc. The show will begin airing later this year. Based ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beet Party’ Set to Rock on Nabi Tablets

Korean toon house Redrover and Toronto-based ToonBox Entertainment have partnered with Fuhu, creator of the award-winning nabi tablet — the first Android tablet built for kids ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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Launch Party Previews New ‘Adventure Time’ Art Book, Game in L.A.

Love Adventure Time? Enjoy pretty pictures? Have basic fine motor skills? In L.A. on Thursday? Then you have every reason to show up to the joint launch party for The Art of Ooo by ... Continue Reading →
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Maker Studios Picks up ‘The Beet Party’

Korea’s Redrover and Toronto’s ToonBox Entertainment’s animated comedy series The Beet Party will air in the United States on Maker Studio’s Cartoonium animation ... Continue Reading →
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SEGA Reveals ‘Sonic Boom’ Characters

SEGA’s smash hit videogame character Sonic the Hedgehog is lining up a whole new universe of adventures. Announced earlier this year, the new franchise spin Sonic Boom includes ... Continue Reading →
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Sega Revitalizes Game Franchise with ‘Sonic Boom’

Sonic Boom, a new CG-animated series starring video-game icon Sonic the Hedgehog, is being coproduced by Sega of America and OuiDO! Productions as part of broad initiative to revitalize ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Game Arrives for Holiday Shoppers

D3Publisher and Cartoon Network Enterprises’ new game Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! is now available for the Wii U system from Nintendo, Xbox ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO Marvel Heroes’ Soars to Retail

The hotly anticipated brick-smashing action of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is within your grasp now as Warner Bros. Interactive launches the action adventure game on Xbox 360, PlayStation ... Continue Reading →