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Bay Tek Games Acquires Boutique Licensing and Branding Firm Dimensional Branding Group

PULASKI, WISCONSIN, December 7, 2017 – New Acquisition is a Critical Next Step in Bay Tek’s Broad-Based Strategic Evolution to Multi-Platform Entertainment Company.

 

Malibu Chooses Isaac Morris Limited for North American Apparel

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2017 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), a San Francisco Bay Area brand extension licensing agency and The Absolut Company, global owner of the Malibu brand, are announcing today Isaac Morris Limited (IML) as official apparel licensee for the Malibu brand for North America. The apparel line is set to launch in the third quarter of this year.

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Iconicfuture selects Dimensional Branding Group to expand its sales & licensing services

HAMBURG, February 13, 2016 – Iconicfuture, the leader in brand integration licensing for the digital and interactive industry, announces a new partnership with licensing agency Dimensional Branding Group (DBG). The San Francisco based company focuses on interactive and digital brand licensing extensions. It will now support the expansion of Iconicfuture’s sales and business development intiatives. The two companies will work closely together to provide outstanding digital brand integration solutions for both game developer publishers and licensors grounded in brand affinity.

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DBG is Proud to Now Be Representing Glu Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2015 – DBG is proud to now be representing Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu’s unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally.

DBG Selected As Beautyrest® Licensing Agency
Partnership Focused On Sleep, Rest & Comfort Product Extensions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 11, 2014 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), a San Francisco bay area based brand extension agency, has been named the North American licensing agency for both the Beautyrest® and SimmonsTM brands. The Atlanta-based Simmons Bedding Company (“Simmons”) is one of the world’s largest mattress producers and the maker of Beautyrest®. Simmons manufactures and markets a broad range of products including Beautyrest®, Beautyrest® Hybrid, Beautyrest Black®, ComforPedic® from Beautyrest®, ComforPedic iQTM and BeautySleep®.

 

Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids Partner on Temple Run Action-Adventure Book, Available Now
Now Readers Will Explore Ancient Worlds and Meet a New Temple Run Character Debuting Simultaneously in the Book and Temple Run 2

RALEIGH, N.C. AND WASHINGTON, D.C., September 9, 2014 – Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids today announced their partnership to bring Temple Run to life through an educational action-adventure book. Applying the popularity ofTemple Run to encourage academic learning, the book introduces young readers to the natural sciences, history and archaeology through the Temple Run world. The book, Temple Run: Race Through Time to Unlock Secrets of Ancient Worlds, is now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and the National Geographic store.

 

King Kong Lives!

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 14, 2014 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), a San Francisco-based brand extension agency, has been named the exclusive licensing agency for the iconic character KING KONG as part of the property KING KONG of Skull Island, with all rights controlled by DeVito ArtWorks, LLC. Joe DeVito’s KONG: King of Skull Island prequel/sequel has combined with Merian C. Cooper’s KING KONG, the official family property of the creator of the original KING KONG, to form a unique and comprehensive KING KONG universe. This exclusive opportunity represents the most robust portfolio of story and art available for a consumer products licensing program to date.

DBG Selects Bradford License India as Sub Agent for Temple Run

SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2013 – Dimensional Branding Group (“DBG”), a San Francisco bay area based brand extension company, announced today the appointment of Bradford License India for the India region as its exclusive licensing agency for the mega game app hit Temple Run.

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DBG DEBUTS SKEE-BALL ARCADETM & HATCH APP’S @ #1 IOS RANKING

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 24, 2013 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the exclusive licensing and promotion agency for both the Skee-Ball® and Hatch brands announced today that both brand apps achieved the number one ranking on Apple’s IOS platform simultaneously on launch day, a very rare occurrence for any IP or agency. The Skee-Ball ArcadeTM app, is the only officially licensed Skee-Ball® free game app for iOS and Android devices. The Hatch paid app is the first living pet for iPhones and is a 24/7 friend. Both apps have maintained their number position.

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DIMENSIONAL BRANDING GROUP DEBUTS SKEE-BALL ARCADETM APP
First Officially Licensed Skee-Ball® App Now Available on iTunes App Store, Amazon App Store and Google Play

SAN FRANCISCO, November 20, 2013 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the exclusive licensing and promotion agency for Skee-Ball®, announced today the release of Skee-Ball ArcadeTM, the only officially licensed Skee-Ball® game app for iOS and Android devices. The app is free-to-play and will be available in the iTunes App Store, Amazon App Store and Google Play.

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DBG Sprints Usain Bolt into Temple Run 2 Run as the Fastest Man On Earth in the Fastest Growing Mobile Hit Ever

SAN FRANCISCO, August 1, 2013 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the global licensing agency for Imangi Studios, the developer behind the global sensation Temple Run, and Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic Gold Medalist and world’s fastest man, today announce one of the greatest videogame & athlete cameo cross-overs of all time as Usain Bolt is now a playable character in Temple Run 2. As the first branded character in Temple Run history, Usain Bolt’s worldwide recognition demonstrates the global and cultural reach of the original endless runner game.

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DBG Taps Empire and Wild Pumpkin as Sub Agents for Temple Run

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2013 – Dimensional Branding Group (“DBG”), a San Francisco bay area based brand extension company, announced today the appointment of Empire Multimedia Corporation for the Pan China region and Wild Pumpkin for Australia & New Zealand, as its exclusive licensing agencies for the mega game app hit Temple Run.

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Wow…..Temple Run 2 becomes the Fastest Growing Mobile Game of All Time

SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2013 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the licensing agency for Imangi Studios, announced today that Temple Run 2 has been downloaded over 50 million times on iOS, Android and Kindle devices. Reaching the milestone in 13 days breaks the previously set record for the fastest growing mobile game*. Temple Run 2 originally launched exclusively on the App Store on January 17 and quickly rose to the #1 slot in Free Apps, earning over six million downloads in less than 24 hours. Following a release on Google Play and Amazon Marketplace, the sequel continued its record-breaking success, racing to the #1 spot, respectively, in each store. Following in the footsteps of Temple Run, which has been downloaded over 170 million times, Temple Run 2 has cemented itself in mobile gaming history.

Freeverse and The Dimensional Branding Group Bring Skee-Ball 2 to the Apple App Store

SAN FRANCISCO, December 13, 2012 – Freeverse, a subsidiary of DeNA Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2432), and The Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the licensing agency responsible for Skee-Ball licensing and promotions, announced today that they are releasing the sequel to the highly acclaimed Skee-Ball game on iOS with Skee-Ball 2. The new mobile game is now available for download for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

 

DBG & DeNA Bring Skee-Ball 2 to the Apple App Store

SAN FRANCISCO, December 11, 2012 – DeNA Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2432) and Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the licensing agency responsible for Skee-Ball licensing and promotions, announced today the release of the sequel to the highly acclaimed Skee-Ball, the mobile game. The game is now available for download for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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DBG & IMANGI STUDIOS SELECT COASTAL AMUSEMENTS FOR TEMPLE RUN OFFICIAL ARCADE GAME

SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2012 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), a San Francisco bay area brand extension agency specializing in digital brands, and Imangi Studios, the makers of the hugely popular Temple Run app, are announcing COASTAL AMUSEMENTS as the official licensee for the Temple Run arcade game. The game is set to launch in early November and will feature high-resolution video graphics and the addictive gameplay of Temple Run.

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DBG & IMANGI STUDIOS SELECT CAFEPRESS FOR TEMPLE RUN’S OFFICIAL APPAREL & GEAR STORE

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 26, 2012 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), a San Francisco bay area brand extension agency specializing in digital brands, and Imangi Studios, the makers of the hugely popular Temple Run app, are announcing the appointment of CafePress Inc. (Nasdaq:PRSS), The World’s Customization EngineTM, as the official licensee for Temple Run’s apparel and online gear store. The store launch is set for early October and will include an offer for a free promotional item for fans.

 

DBG Selected by Phosphor Game Studios as Exclusive Licensing Agency for Revolutionary Game, ‘Horn’ DBG partners with FOG Studios to help extend the Horn brand

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 11, 2012 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG) today announced that it was named the exclusive worldwide licensing agency for Horn, the revolutionary iOS and Android game developed by Phosphor Game Studios. The agreement will be used to create branded merchandise entertainment extensions. As part of the agreement, DBG is partnering with FOG Studio’s, its long-time strategic partner.

 

Temple Run®: 1 Year old, 100 Million Downloads & 5 more deals by DBG

RALEIGH, NC, August 6, 2012 – Imangi Studios and Dimensional Branding Group (DBG) today announced that Temple Run®, originally released on the App Store one year ago, has now been downloaded over 100 million times, with over 68 million on iOS and 32 million on Android devices. Free to download, Temple Run® challenges players to test their reflexes as they race down ancient temple walls and along sheer cliffs to collect coins, all while jumping, running and sliding to escape the grasps of the temple dwellers and avoiding obstacles.

 

DIMENSIONAL BRANDING GROUP & IMANGI STUDIOS TO FEATURE TEMPLE RUN AT LICENSING INTERNATIONAL EXPO 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2012 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), the brand extension agency that provides licensing, promotion and business development services, is showcasing Imangi Studios and its hit app game Temple Run at the Licensing International Expo, June 12-14, 2012 in Las Vegas. Temple Run, the wildly popular global IOS and Android game, is now approaching 100 million downloads worldwide across both platforms.

 

Dimensional Branding Selected as Exclusive Global Licensing Agent for Miniclip®

NEUCHATEL SWITZERLAND, February 1, 2012 – Miniclip today announces the appointment of the Dimensional Branding Group (DBG) as its exclusive licensing agency for representation of the Miniclip(R) brand, first-party game title characters and related intellectual property for use on branded merchandise. DBG will work directly with Miniclip’s newly formed licensing group, headed by Chris Bergstresser, the Director of Business Development.

Dimensional Branding Group Unveils New Suite of Services; Launches New Website, New Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, 2011 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), a San Francisco bay area brand extension agency, has unveiled a new and expanded suite of client services, focusing on promotion and business development. In conjunction with this new initiative, DBG now represents Angry Birds (#1 App in the world) for promotional programs (not licensing) in North America and MINICLIP (global game publisher) for business development. DBG is launching its new motto, “taking brands to new dimensions”, an updated logo and website June 12th to further illustrate the changing licensing industry.

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New York Times #3 Best Seller PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES Taps DBG to Launch Licensing Program

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2009 – The Dimensional Branding Group (DBG) proudly announces its exclusive representation of Quirk Books best seller, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame Smith for product licensing. There are currently over 200,000 copies in print, with more copies on the way! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has secured the # 3 spot on the New York Times Best Seller trade paperback fiction list and is in the Top 10 Amazon Bestseller list!

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Dimensional Branding Forms Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Division

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2009 – Dimensional Branding Group (DBG), located in the San Francisco bay area, announced today it has formed a mergers and acquisitions advisory division within DBG called Dimensional Branding Advisors (DBA). DBA brings toy industry acumen, a team of licensing industry experts, and an active network of buyers and sellers to its clients.Dimensional Branding Advisors plans to counter the traditional M & A process and model that has typically been managed by investment bankers and various non-toy industry experienced professionals. Understanding play patterns, current retail and industry market conditions and intellectual property value are the intangibles for successful transactions.

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