Mobile Entertainment

OutKick Delivers Month Over Month Growth in June 2024

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Friday, July 19, 2024

National multimedia sports platform OutKick finished June 2024 with strong growth month over month with 5.9 total multiplatform unique visitors, up 7% versus May 2024, and 21 million total multiplatform minutes, up 5% versus the prior month.

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  • National multimedia sports platform OutKick finished June 2024 with strong growth month over month with 5.9 total multiplatform unique visitors, up 7% versus May 2024, and 21 million total multiplatform minutes, up 5% versus the prior month.
  • The platform also saw 23 million total multiplatform views, according to Comscore.
  • Additionally, OutKick in Q2 delivered an average monthly total of 5.6 million multiplatform unique visitors, and a total of 71 million multiplatform views, and 62 million multiplatform minutes.
  • In commenting on the digital performance, Senior Vice President and Managing Editor Gary Schreier said, “OutKick continues to lead the conversation around pressing topics in sports and culture.

Jazwares Game Studio and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Bring Action-Packed World of “Cobra Kai: Karate Legends” to Roblox

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Jazwares, a leading global toy company along with their renowned game studio, today announced their collaboration with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, one of the world's leading producers of premium entertainment content, to introduce the official Cobra Kai: Karate Legends gaming experience to the Roblox platform.

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  • Jazwares, a leading global toy company along with their renowned game studio, today announced their collaboration with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, one of the world's leading producers of premium entertainment content, to introduce the official Cobra Kai: Karate Legends gaming experience to the Roblox platform.
  • Players can expect a new level of excitement and engagement as they delve into this captivating world.
  • “We’re looking forward to working with Jazwares Game Studio to bring the Cobra Kai universe to a new generation of fans,” said Stacey Kerr, SVP, Worldwide Licensing, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
  • “This collaboration with Jazwares helps us deliver an immersive gaming experience to players that is sure to get fans of the show excited for the next season.”

Lionsgate and Stern Pinball Showcase John Wick Pinball Games and More at San Diego Comic-Con

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

In collaboration with Lionsgate, Stern Pinball, Inc. is bringing John Wick to San Diego Comic-Con where fans may play the new pinball game, check out exclusive merchandise, and view movie props used in connection with the actual filming of John Wick!

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  • In collaboration with Lionsgate, Stern Pinball, Inc. is bringing John Wick to San Diego Comic-Con where fans may play the new pinball game, check out exclusive merchandise, and view movie props used in connection with the actual filming of John Wick!
  • In Stern’s John Wick pinball games, players step into the role of the world’s greatest assassin as he fights to escape his past.
  • John Wick pinball will be featured at Stern’s long-standing Pop-Up Arcade, located outside the convention center at the Marriott Marquis, along with several other beloved Stern Pinball titles.
  • After going head-to-head with enemies, fans can get their hands on exclusive John Wick merchandise, including John Wick x Stern Pinball T-shirts and a limited-edition LP album featuring the game’s original score, signed by composer Charlie Benante of Anthrax and Pantera fame.

AdImpact Launches Market Intelligence Platform Enabling Comprehensive View of Regional and National TV Landscape with CTV and Linear Integration

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

AdImpact, a leading advertising intelligence company, today launched an industry-wide TV intelligence platform, building off the foundation established by AdImpact’s political advertising intelligence, that brings broadcast, cable and CTV advertising and market intelligence at the local level to advertisers across industries.

Key Points: 
  • AdImpact, a leading advertising intelligence company, today launched an industry-wide TV intelligence platform, building off the foundation established by AdImpact’s political advertising intelligence, that brings broadcast, cable and CTV advertising and market intelligence at the local level to advertisers across industries.
  • The AdImpact Platform spans all 210 DMAs, providing a clear view of the regional or national television landscape, across broadcast, cable and CTV, enabling marketers, for the first time, to access near real-time insights into industry verticals, advertisers, spend and impression data.
  • The AdImpact Platform enables media operators, advertisers and their agencies to better understand competitor strategies, spending patterns, messaging, and creative trends, tailored to their business needs.
  • Additionally, AdImpact’s enriched data—powered by proprietary AI, ML, and strategic partnerships—ensures market relevance and delivers best-in-class TV ad intelligence at the local level, including CTV.

Xsolla Acquires LFG to Enhance Gaming Connectivity and Commerce

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Xsolla, a global video game commerce company, announces its acquisition of LF.Group , a leader in digital solutions for gaming communities.

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  • Xsolla, a global video game commerce company, announces its acquisition of LF.Group , a leader in digital solutions for gaming communities.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240718282494/en/
    Xsolla's president, David Stelzer, shared, “Investing in technology and providing innovative solutions that enhance the gaming experience for developers is central to our strategy.
  • This technology facilitates enhanced interactions and transactions within gaming communities, aligning with Xsolla's strategy to support game developers and publishers monetize their content effectively.
  • Together, we aim to create a more connected and transaction-friendly gaming environment, expanding beyond traditional platforms to include major messaging services like WhatsApp.”
    The collaboration will focus on Xsolla's commerce solution, Xsolla Mall.

VIZIO Announces Release Date for Second Quarter 2024 Results

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

VIZIO Holding Corp. (NYSE: VZIO) announced it will release financial results for the second quarter of 2024 on Wednesday, August 7, after market close.

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  • VIZIO Holding Corp. (NYSE: VZIO) announced it will release financial results for the second quarter of 2024 on Wednesday, August 7, after market close.
  • Results will be included in the Company’s earnings press release and presentation containing highlights for the quarter that will be posted on the VIZIO Investor Relations website.
  • Given the pending transaction with Walmart, VIZIO will not host an earnings conference call or provide financial guidance.
  • For more information or to access additional investor materials, visit investors.vizio.com .

Jude Bellingham Revealed as EA SPORTS FC™ 25 Cover Star

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced Real Madrid and England superstar, Jude Bellingham, as the cover athlete for EA SPORTS FC™ 25, ahead of its worldwide launch later this year.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced Real Madrid and England superstar, Jude Bellingham, as the cover athlete for EA SPORTS FC™ 25, ahead of its worldwide launch later this year.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240717540421/en/
    Jude Bellingham revealed as EA SPORTS FC 25 cover star (Photo: Business Wire)
    Making his mark as the youngest global cover star to feature on an EA SPORTS football game, Bellingham will also be featured as the new cover athlete for EA SPORTS FC Mobile.
  • “I played this game with my brother all the time growing up, and I’ve always thought about how incredible it would be to one day be featured on the cover,” said Jude Bellingham.
  • Stay tuned for more information on the next season of EA SPORTS FC Mobile and login between July 18th and August 1st to access a Jude Bellingham 95 rated item* in celebration of his cover reveal.

Sunn Stream Chooses Brightcove to Operate New Streaming Service Offering Family-Friendly Entertainment and Educational Content

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV), the world’s most trusted streaming technology company, today announced it has added Sunn Stream – a streaming service offering family-friendly movies, music and educational content – to its roster of media customers.

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  • Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV), the world’s most trusted streaming technology company, today announced it has added Sunn Stream – a streaming service offering family-friendly movies, music and educational content – to its roster of media customers.
  • Sunn Stream will rely on Brightcove’s two-time Emmy-award-winning platform to distribute its content to audiences nationwide.
  • Sunn Stream, currently in soft launch, is a streaming service that provides subscribers with personalized, family-friendly content, including movies, music, episodic shows, and educational videos on various topics.
  • “We’ve completely updated our Sunn Stream streaming service and app to make them easier to use so more customers can enjoy our films and shows,” said Sunn Stream Founder and President Garrett Z. Sutton.

TEAC starts Business collaboration with Forthcode for Integrated Retail Systems in Aviation

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

TEAC Corporation (TOKYO: 6803) (ISIN: JP3539200000) (headquartered in Tama-shi, Tokyo, President: Yuji Hanabusa) has announced a business partnership with Forthcode (headquartered in Bangalore, India, CEO: Ajith Balakumar) to enhance their Inflight Digital Platform.

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  • TEAC Corporation (TOKYO: 6803) (ISIN: JP3539200000) (headquartered in Tama-shi, Tokyo, President: Yuji Hanabusa) has announced a business partnership with Forthcode (headquartered in Bangalore, India, CEO: Ajith Balakumar) to enhance their Inflight Digital Platform.
  • This press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240715799233/en/
    Fothcode x Portastream TEAC PS-V50 GEN2 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Accel Entertainment to acquire Fairmount Holdings, owner of FanDuel Sportsbook & Horse Racing in Collinsville, Illinois, broadening Accel’s reach in the local gaming market

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Monday, July 15, 2024

During the year ended December 31, 2023, Fairmount generated $29 million of revenue and modest Adjusted EBITDA.

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  • During the year ended December 31, 2023, Fairmount generated $29 million of revenue and modest Adjusted EBITDA.
  • Accel plans to invest $85 - $95 million (over and above the purchase price) to fund temporary and then permanent casino construction and modest track investments.
  • The asset will be the cornerstone in a local gaming platform that builds on Accel’s capabilities and strengths as a leading route-based operator.
  • Accel will purchase Fairmount through the issuance of new shares of Accel Class A-1 common stock.