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Adidas, Nintendo join forces for Pikachu World Cup jerseys

You can't just make Pikachu your World Cup mascot and not put him on a bunch of merchandise. Adidas is well aware, as evidenced by the above glimpse (provided by Inside Games) at replica jerseys, which fans can purchase for 7,400 yen ($73) to support Japan's team in the coming tournament. Accor...

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Japan chooses Pikachu for 2014 World Cup mascot

Pikachu, I choose you! ... said Japanese National soccer team uniform designer, Adidas. Soccerly reports that everyone's favorite electric mouse and several of his poke-pals will be the official mascots for Japan's soccer team as they head to the World Cup in Brazil. Nintendo sure has been branc...

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Adidas MiCoach now published by 505 Games following THQ kerfuffle

505 Games will finish publishing duties for Adidas MiCoach, the game at the center of a multi-million dollar lawsuit and subsequent settlement between embattled publisher THQ and the sportswear maker. The Adidas MiCoach fitness game will be completed by UK developer Chromativity for Xbox 360 and PS...

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THQ and Adidas settle miCoach lawsuit [update: THQ statement]

THQ and Adidas have settled their $10.6 million lawsuit over the fitness game miCoach 24/7, reports Gamesta. A THQ representative informed the site that THQ will not be publishing miCoach. Details regarding the settlement are scarce, though an Adidas representative noted that the companies "amicabl...

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THQ facing $10.6 million lawsuit from Adidas

Adidas is suing financially unstable publisher THQ for $10.6 million over an alleged breach of contract. OregonLive reports the sportsware company is seeking compensation for MiCoach 24/7, which THQ was expected to produce for Adidas in January. According to the lawsuit, THQ informed Adidas in Dece...

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Adidas and EA team up on 'NFS: The Run'-ning shoe

Electronic Arts and Adidas collaborated to produce 100 pair of shoes tied into Need for Speed: The Run. The shoes, beyond an NFS detail, look like they were discovered in some box at the back of the Adidas warehouse, intended as a promo piece for the 1992 Spike Lee joint Malcolm X. "Our goal w...

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Adidas retro kicks come with a retro game

Now here's a shoe-in for the list of the year's best gaming-related clothing: Adidas has brought back its ZX 500 running shoe, and, since it originally hails from the '80s, the gaming inspired design and coloring is a no-brainer ... right? The kicks may not be the coolest part of the deal, either; ...

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Deca Sports does more than Deca Sales

The Wii Sports formula -- accessible sports-based minigames -- has worked once again. Hudson sent out a press release announcing that 700,000 copies of Deca Sports have shipped worldwide. Just imagine how much business the company would have done if they had kept the ridiculous Sporta name around ...

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Models enjoy Deca Sporta, Adidas

Deca Sporta's site has updated with a new trailer featuring footage of all deca ten of its sportas. We're pretty excited about some more sports on the Wii, and Hudson has had experience designing small games for Nintendo systems. We think that if this game is any good at all, it could be more Wii ...

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In-game ads adapting

While in-game ads aren't new, Wired News explores recent additions to the trend. Some advertisements are becoming more overt, while other forms of product placement are more subtly placed in games. Adidas uses the product-placement route with frequent branding in NBA Live 07. Burger King takes th...

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