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The latest news and announcements from Asmodee Entertainment, Aconyte Books and our Licensing Partners. 

Following the successful launch of the CATAN – Puzzle Book last year, Welbeck Publishing Group and Asmodee Entertainment are pleased to announce the upcoming release of two further titles based on some of Asmodee’s best-known gaming brands. This new collaboration will see both Days of Wonder’s Ticket to Ride and Space Cowboy’s Unlock! titles join CATAN in Welbeck’s range of board game-inspired puzzle books.

Paris, France/Nottingham, UK. Asmodee Entertainment announces that it has signed a partnership with Mango Éditions for the creation of gamebooks, such as escape games, based on its flagship properties Professor Noside, known from Space Cowboys popular escape game series Unlock!, and Werewolves of Millers Hollow, Zygomatic’s social game phenomenon. The books will be developed in collaboration with EscapeGame.fr.

Wilmington, DE/Nottingham, UK. Rollacrit and Asmodee Entertainment are pleased to announce they have entered a licensing partnership to further extend CATAN as a lifestyle brand, with a range of artfully designed apparel, accessories, collectibles and homewares aimed at dedicated and casual CATAN fans alike. The partnership is the latest announced by Asmodee Entertainment in a significant increase in CATAN’s prominence in the merchandise landscape.

Source Point Press, a division of Ox Eye Media, and Asmodee Entertainment have entered a licensing partnership to bring three of the most famous tabletop gaming universes of all time to the pages of comics! The best-selling game worlds of Legend of the Five Rings, Mysterium and Pandemic are slated to make their first comic debuts starting in 2022.

London, UK/Nottingham, UK. Event Merchandising Limited (EML) and Asmodee Entertainment have entered a licensing partnership to bring one-stop-shops for all things merchandise for Fantasy Flight Games Studio’s Arkham Horror, Legend of the Five Rings, and Twilight Imperium to fans in locations around the world. This partnership is an example of Asmodee Entertainment’s push to expand the merchandise offerings available to fans of some of their biggest hobby game brands.

The board game Terraforming Mars from FryxGames in Sweden has been a massive success since its original 2016 release. 2018 saw the release of a localized and highly successful Nordic version of the game, translated by the Copenhagen-based agency Character Localization and Publishing. Today Character and Asmodee Entertainment are delighted to announce that work is underway on a Danish translation of the first Terraforming Mars novel, In the Shadow of Deimos, with publication set for later this Autumn.

NOTTINGHAM 21 July 2021 – Panini Comics and Asmodee Italia announce the arrival of two new novels that will enrich and expand the already deep universes of Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs: Legion, two of the most popular and recognized video games developed by Ubisoft. Italian fans of the two titles will be able to explore more of their favourite game worlds thanks to the imminent arrival of these novels, previously published in the USA and UK by Aconyte, the novel division of Asmodee Entertainment.

ACONYTE BOOKS, the fiction imprint of global games group Asmodee, has announced details of its long-planned range of novels inspired by the global bestselling game Pandemic. And just like that game and its spin-offs, the novels foreground highlights scientific cooperation and human ingenuity, as its heroes try to ensure that humanity is protected from future outbreaks.

ASMODEE ENTERTAINMENT are delighted to announce that Aconyte, the fiction imprint of global games group, Asmodee, has secured a multi-year agreement with Ubisoft® to create brand new novels set in the various eras of their Assassin’s Creed® video games. Already announced as Ubisoft’s go-to fiction partner for novels for adult readers for properties like Watch Dogs® and Tom Clancy’s The Division®, Aconyte’s primary mission is to publish untold stories from new or under-explored corners of the game series’ history-spanning timeline, featuring both characters from the games and totally new creations.

Following the successful launch of The CATAN Puzzle Book, Welbeck Publishing Group and Asmodee Entertainment are pleased to announce that they are expanding this exciting collaboration with further titles based on two more well-known gaming brands from the Asmodee portfolio. This new collaboration will see both Days of Wonder’s Ticket to Ride and Space Cowboy’s Unlock! titles join CATAN in Welbeck’s range of boardgame-inspired puzzle books.

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