The Pokémon Company International has released the latest expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), Crown Zenith, available worldwide starting now at participating retailers including Pokémon Center, the premier online destination for official Pokémon merchandise in the US, Canada and the UK. The Crown Zenith expansion features new art styles and unique illustrations with a focus on alternate art cards, including the first-ever special art Pokémon VSTAR.
Roy & Charcle LLC and PhatMojo have announced their partnership for the massive hit video game experience, Rainbow Friends. Under the worldwide agreement, PhatMojo will launch the Rainbow Friends master toy range this spring. Additionally, they will support the franchise via consumer products licensing and retail development. Rainbow Friends is a multi-player, mystery-style video game by Fragment Games, which premiered its first chapter on June 30, 2022. The game takes players on a bus trip to Odd World. Things go awry when the bus takes a wrong turn, and players are left to encounter mysterious monsters, including the iconic character, Blue. Other endearing Rainbow Friends monsters reveal themselves to players as they make their way through spooky settings. The widely appealing characters have captivated fans and generated pop cultural love. To feed this frenzy, two all-new chapters will release this year.
The Pokémon Company International revealed more details about the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG): Scarlet & Violet expansion, launching worldwide beginning on March 31, 2023. The new expansion will adopt an updated take on Pokémon ex, a gameplay mechanic featuring Pokémon with high HP as well as powerful attacks and Abilities. Unlike Pokémon-EX from the Black & White and XY Series, which were all Basic Pokémon, the Pokémon ex in the Scarlet & Violet Series can be Basic, Stage 1 or Stage 2. Though powerful, Pokémon ex give up two Prize cards when Knocked Out.
Neopets is thrilled to announce the launch of their highly anticipated Match 3 game, Neopets: Faerie’s Hope. Starting now, Neopets fans in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, and Germany can dive into a captivating Neopian world full of intriguing characters, daring adventures, and compelling storylines. Set in the enchanting world of Neopia, Faerie’s Hope offers players a chance to build their own slice of New Faerieland while they venture on a magical journey to help the lost Light Faerie find their way.
Nintendo has announced that global sales of the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games for the Nintendo Switch family of systems have surpassed 10 million combined units in the first three days since their worldwide launch on Nov. 18, 2022. This is the highest global sales level for any software on any Nintendo platform within the first three days. Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are the latest mainline games in the Pokémon series, releasing three years after the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games, also for Nintendo Switch. In these newest titles, which welcome series newcomers and veterans alike, players experience a unique open-world Pokémon adventure for the first time in the franchise.
Following the digital launch in February of the first-ever MeteoHeroes video game on PlayStation and PC (STEAM platform), Mondo TV Studios, part of Mondo TV Group, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content, has announced the arrival of the game MeteoHeroes – Saving Planet Earth in physical format.
Independent kids content creation company Epic Storyworlds – founded by seasoned children’s entertainment executives Steve Couture and Ken Faier and a sister company to Faier’s Epic Story Media – is launching Freeground, an online experience studio focused on fan engagement through Roblox experiences. Freeground’s first collaboration with the global entertainment development company Falcon’s Beyond will feature an entertainment destination including a theme park and games based on its Katmandu intellectual property (“IP”).
MGA Entertainment (MGA), one of the largest and fastest growing privately held toy and entertainment companies in the world, and Outright Games, the leading global publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, are thrilled to launch “L.O.L. Surprise! B.B.s Born To Travel”. Based on the blockbuster toy brand L.O.L. Surprise!, this arcade fashion game gives fans the chance to create their very own custom dolls for others to unbox, all while travelling the world to fierce capital cities. The game is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, Steam and Google Stadia. Watch the full announcement trailer here: https://outrightgames.com/games/lol-surprise-b-b-s-born-to-travel/.
The wait is finally over. Blizzard Entertainment is kicking off the launch of the highly anticipated team-based action game Overwatch 2 with a range of merch and collectibles themed around several of the game’s heroes, both new and familiar!