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Blinky Bill: The Movie Ready for NorAm Distribution

Studio 100 Film and Shout! Factory have recently signed a North American distribution deal for BlinkyBill: The Movie. Shout! has secured exclusive rights for the territory including broadcast, theatrical, digital and home entertainment and video-on-demand rights for cross-platform releases. In addition, a planned presentation across different platform will be pushed through the Shout! Factory ...

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DHX Appoints New North American Partners for Teletubbies

DHX Media’s brand management and consumer products arm DHX Brands has recently appointed a number of new North American licensees for the Teletubbies property. The new licensees are no doubt buoyed on by the preschool series’ upcoming relaunch on Nick Jr. for the US and Family Jr. for Canada. The new licensees include Spin Master (North American Master Toy), Accessory Innovations (bags, ...

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North America Gets First Taste of Pokken Tournament Through Dave & Busters

North American fans of the strange Pokemon/Tekken hybrid Pokken Tournament should check around if they have a Dave and Busters nearby, as the restaurant/arcade chain’s SVP of Entertainment and Game Strategy, Kevin Bachus, recently revealed via a Reddit AMA that they have plans to work with Bandai Namco Games in order to get the game first for testing purposes. Bachus noted that both Dave & ...

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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Coming to North America

FUNimation has revealed that the latest anime movie from the Dragon Ball franchise, Battle of Gods, will be coming to North America. This time around, it’s not just through home video (as is FUNimation’s M.O.,) but also through a special event screening planned for August 5 to 9. You can check out the video below for the official announcement (the video is only available to specific regions, ...

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Pokemon Bank is Now Available in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand

After the somewhat problematic western launch of Nintendo’s Pokemon Bank 3DS app last December, which resulted in the launch being postponed due to the unexpectedly large volume of traffic that crippled their servers, the service has now been officially made available to gamers in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. In order to make up for the false start, people who are based in any of the ...

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North America to Get Inazuma Eleven 3DS Game

North American fans of Inazuma Eleven, particularly those who own a Nintendo 3DS will be glad to know that a new game based on the franchise will be coming to North American shores. The news came from Nintendo themselves, via the official page’s release calendar, which lists an Inazuma Eleven 3DS game as one of the NA releases for this year. There’s no detail as to which of the many IE games ...

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One Piece: Romance Dawn RPG to be Released in North America

Despite initial announcements that there are no plans to release the 3DS version of One Piece: Romance Dawn RPG for the US, Namco Bandai has just announced the game’s release for the North American market this holiday season. In most cases, publishers and developers going back on their word are usually met with criticism from gamers, but in cases like this, nobody will be complaining as ...

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Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Makes its Way to North America in November

We have previously complained about Namco Bandai’s M.O. of skipping over North America when it comes to English releases of their Saint Seiya-based videogames (starting from the two fighters on the PS2, which got PAL releases). Now, it seems like we were wrong about Namco Bandai, and we couldn’t be more happier about it, as it’s been announced that the latest Saint Seiya fighter, Brave ...

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