It"s official: Disney"s long-standing exclusivity deal on "Star Wars" games just ended

After eight years of exclusivity, Disney is ending its .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Disney is finally finding success in video games after years of failures, and it"s largely due to letting go of control (DIS)

Insomniac Games/Sony Disney has a long history of trying, and failing, to succeed in the video game business. But the past few years have produced a few notable exceptions in 2018's "Marvel's Spider-Man" and 2019's "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order." Both .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

What Does Zynga"s (ZNGA) Partnership with Disney (DIS) Have in Store?

Just recently, gaming company Zynga (ZNGA) and media giant Disney (DIS) signed a partnership deal for Zynga to develop video games based on the Star Wars franchise. Just recently, gaming company Zynga ZNG.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 22nd, 2018

Zynga Nabs Disney Deal to Build Star Wars Mobile Games

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock A.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceAug 22nd, 2018

Hasbro really, really needs you to buy "Frozen 2" and "Star Wars" toys

Two of Disney's most successful movie franchises are about to hit theaters again, and toymaker Hasbro needs people to buy as many related toys, figurines and games as they can to gain lost ground this holiday season......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 28th, 2019

See inside these shops at Disneyland"s Star Wars: Galaxy"s Edge

It's official: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland Resort in California is open, which means Orlando now gets a peek at what to expect when its own land opens at Walt Disney World in three months. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, which opens on Aug......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

The man behind the new "Star Wars" movies is getting into video games

Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney The director of the upcoming "Star Wars" movie, J.J. Abrams, is starting a new video game company as part of his film production company. The new studio is named Bad Robot Games, a division of his Bad Robot.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 8th, 2018

Zynga to partner with Disney for new "Star Wars" mobile game

Zynga Inc. has signed a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop and publish a new "Star Wars" mobile game, the company said late Tuesday. Zynga stock rose as much as 6% in the extended session; Disney stock was flat. The terms of the deal include an opt.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

Disney bought Lucasfilm six years ago today and has already recouped its $4 billion investment

Disney bought Lucasfilm six years ago in a deal worth $4.05 billion and has already made back that investment with four Star Wars feature films that have grossed more than $4.8 billion at the box office......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 30th, 2018

Netflix"s push into franchise TV will be essential as Disney Plus prepares a barrage of Marvel and "Star Wars" shows

Netflix wants to build the type of franchises that Hollywood studios have, like Disney's "Star Wars" and Marvel Cinematic Universe. "WandaVision" Marvel Netflix recently introduced new teams to help it build bigger franchi.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 21st, 2021

What"s Worth Streaming: What’s worth streaming in January 2021: ‘WandaVision,’ ‘Cobra Kai,’ ‘Dickenson’ and more

Netflix has long dominated the streaming game, but rivals such as Disney+, HBO Max and even Apple TV+ are stepping up their games.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2020

"The Mandalorian" season 2 is now streaming on Disney Plus - here"s how to watch the exclusive "Star Wars" series

The smash hit "Star Wars" series returned for its second season on October 30, and all eight episodes are now available to stream on Disney Plus. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 18th, 2020

Column: Disney and Warner Bros. say they believe in moviegoing. Yeah, right.

Disney's streaming lineup is, in a word, nervous. With so much reliance on “Star Wars” and Marvel offshoots, and on previously exploited Disney characters, where does this leave the next generation of consumers formerly know.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 13th, 2020

Acquitted former Barclays rainmaker Jenkins plots gentler comeback

A near decade-long battle to clear his name has ended in victory, but the star rainmaker credited with playing a pivotal role in saving one of Britain's biggest banks from a government bailout in 2008 is still waiting to put his life back on track......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2020

The best deals on PlayStation 4 consoles, controllers, and games right now — including $25 off "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order"

  Sony's PlayStation 4 has dominated the video game industry since it launched in November 2013, and deals on con.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2020

Disney taps Taika Waititi to direct, co-write new "Star Wars" feature film

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 4th, 2020

"The Rise of Skywalker" has arrived on Disney Plus to celebrate Star Wars Day — here"s how to watch

"The Rise of Skywalker" has arrived on Disney Plus to celebrate Star Wars Day — here"s how to watch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2020

Disney introduces face masks featuring Baby Yoda, Black Panther, Forky and more

Disney announced its line of non-medical, reusable cloth face masks featuring Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters availab.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2020

"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" will be the latest movie to hit Disney Plus early as the company shifts its streaming plans

Lucasfilm "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" is hitting Disney Plus two months early on May 4 ("Star Wars" Day). Disney has also made "Frozen I.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2020

New female-centric "Star Wars" show in the works for Disney+, Variety says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 22nd, 2020

EA"s 15-year-long exclusivity deal with the NFL for "Madden" is finally coming to an end (EA, TTWO)

"Madden NFL 20"/EA Sports In 2005, the NFL.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 10th, 2020