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We know, we know -- Fur Town is getting kind of lonely these days. All your Kinectimals have been petted and played with so many times and, well, you're getting kinda bored of them. Thankfully, according to an announcement from Jakks Pacific this morning, Microsoft has plans to release "five unique...

November 29th 2010 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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THQ announced today that World Wrestling Entertainment has extended a deadline that allows the publisher to renew its licensing contract. The extension lasts until December 21, 2009 -- the original deadline was November 1. If signed, the agreement would be good through December 31, 2014. THQ is coo...

October 28th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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You may not know this, but THQ and JAKKS Pacific have been locked in a vicious courtroom tussle over payment for work on some of THQ's WWE titles. See, THQ and JAKKS had a deal wherein THQ was to pay JAKKS 10% of money accrued from the sale of the JAKKS-developed WWE games; however, the two ALL CAP...

July 28th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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JAKKS is more than happy to reenter into its WWE licensing deal with THQ, but the gaming company isn't so sure it's ready to make a commitment. After JAKKS signed on the dotted line to extend its gaming agreement with the wrestling group for five years, THQ sued the toymaker, saying it wasn't ready...

July 1st 2009 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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When VIZIO reeled in Walmart's Electronics Supplier of the Year around this time last year, we perfectly understood the logic. But this one... this one is a real head scratcher. Rather than selecting Winchester, Levi Strauss or Purina, Wally World has found favor with one of our favorite toy makers...

March 20th 2009 at 11:24am 0 Comments
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We see a ton of tiny little projectors these days around here. This one, by toymaker Jakks Pacific, is still pretty eye-catching, anyway. Expected to be on hand next week at the Toy Industry Association's annual International Toy Fair in New York, the EyeClops is obviously designed with children i...

February 11th 2009 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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Not much was revealed about WWE Legends of WreslteMania, a new wrestling title to hit next year. All that's known so far about the game is that it's being made by THQ and JAKKS Pacific, and that it will come out March 2009 to coincide with Wrestlemania 25.Other than that, everything is up for specu...

May 7th 2008 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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If microscopes like those from Celestron are a bit more than you need, you may want to keep an eye out for JAKKS Pacific's upcoming EyeClops BioniCam, which is obviously aimed at kids but, as we've seen in the past, will no doubt appeal to more adventuresome users out there as well. A follow-up to...

January 18th 2008 at 2:37pm 0 Comments
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According to a press release sent out this morning by THQ, there is supposed to be a new WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 demo available on the XBLM today, but so far it's not there. The release specifically states that October 15th is the date the demo becomes available, so we're thinking that it'll eith...

October 15th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Like Jumpstyle and Pogs, retro gaming is here to stay. JAKKS Pacific (creators of freakishly well endowed WWE action figures) and Namco Bandai (creators of King & Balloon) have done the corporate mambo and extended their contract to produce more plug-and-play TV games.Coming off a four year run...

April 25th 2007 at 12:58pm 0 Comments