Temple Run™ and Forbidden Planet confirm merchandise partnership

Lisle International has unveiled details of a deal with cult entertainment retailer, Forbidden Planet that will see the store launch a retail range of products for the digitally inspired property and record breaking downloadable game, Temple Run™.

Forbidden Planet has nine stores in the UK all placed in major cities, including the London Mega Store which is the largest cult entertainment store in the world. In addition to the high street outlets, the group also has a huge online business and is seen as THE destination for all niche merchandise relating to sci-fi, gaming and digital properties.

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Temple Run™ stands out in Apple’s all time download list

As the total downloads from the App Store tops 50 billion, there is one game that stands out as one of the most downloaded free mobile games ever and that’s Temple Run. The positioning in Apple’s official top 25 list signifies the many lucrative merchandising opportunities for the property.

Last month Apple revealed the 25 most downloaded paid and free apps of all time. High on the list, Imangi Studios’ Temple Run™ occupied the #2 spot for the most downloaded free mobile gaming app.

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Temple Run’s licensing programme starts with three new partners!

Lisle International, UK & Europe licensing agent for the digitally inspired property and record breaking downloadable game, Temple Run, is pleased to announce that it has brokered three new deals for the property.

The new deals include apparel partner Blues Clothing together with Trade Mark Collections with a range of bags and accessories for the UK. Fashions UK is the third new partner and will deliver both Bags and Apparel across Europe.

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Temple Run 2 surges to #1 spot on App Store 8 hours after release!

Temple Run 2 released on Apple’s App store & reaches #1 spot within 8 hours. Massive instant download figures indicate high prospects for the game’s license programme!

A sequel to the popular downloadable endless runner game, Temple Run, has been released on Apple’s App Store: Temple Run 2 was released for download globally on Thursday January 17th and reached the download #1 spot within eight hours!

The news of the immediate success of the launch of Temple Run 2 adds to last week’s announcement that a full licensing programme is to be launched in the UK and Eire by Lisle Licensing.

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Temple Run agents for UK & Eire

Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the San Francisco based brand extension agency has announced today the appointment of Lisle International as the sub-agent in the UK and Eire for new App license, Temple Run.

Temple Run is a casual mobile game created by Imangi Studios that is now playable on all mobile platforms and has had incredible success since its launch of the classic Temple Run game in August 2011 with nearly 160 million downloads worldwide, 12 million of which from the UK alone . So popular is the game that a full licensing programme has been initiated in the USA with Dimensional Branding Group appointed as worldwide master agent and Lisle International responsible for deals in the UK and Eire.

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Lisle appointed Masha & The Bear™ agent for UK!

Brand licensing agency Ink is delighted to announce that Lisle International has been appointed to lead the UK licence programme for European hot property Masha and The Bear™.

Masha and The Bear™ is already a successful enterprise across Europe, where the adventures of the cute seven year old little girl called Masha with her friend and reluctant caregiver The Bear is already a firm favourite. Played out in short episodes of award winning CGI, the storyline creates a hilarious sitcom that is adored by the core audience of 3 to 6 year olds and parents alike. The success of the shows has seen the creation of a licensing powerhouse with 40+ active licensees across Europe and over 400 Masha inspired products in the market place.

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Brand Licensing 2011 preview

Lisle International will be returning to Brand Licensing Europe this year, showing the prestigious property ZhuZhu Pets® at stand F050.

Worldwide phenomenon, ZhuZhu Pets®, has developed from the original hamster toys into a tailored licensing programme with a wealth of stunning merchandised product entering the market, and further opportunities continuing to develop for prospective licensees.

The Lisle International team will be at the show exhibiting ZhuZhu Pets®, which has the imminent release of a 72minute 3D CGI Movie ‘The Quest for Zhu’ to be released on DVD in 2011 through Universal Pictures, and a second movie set for 2012, ‘The Power of Zhu’.

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