License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Marvel has partnered with TinyCo to release the new mobile game “Marvel Avengers Academy” on the App Store and Google Play.
VTech Holdings has agreed to acquire fellow kids' technology brand LeapFrog Enterprises for $72 million.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Kidoz has teamed with the KD Group, makers of the Kurio line of children's electronics, to provide users with a safe and more advanced content discovery experience through the Kidoz app store.
Glu Mobile, a developer and publisher of free-to-play games, has entered into a multi-year partnership with Taylor Swift for the development of a new mobile game.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
The Disney Store will release a new Star Wars Tsum Tsum collection worldwide on Feb. 16.
Spike Games has created new mobile slot game called “School’s Out,” inspired by the iconic Alice Cooper song.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will release “LEGO: Star Wars: The Force Awakens” this summer as the newest addition to the LEGO video game franchise.
Thinkway Toys has created a new line of deluxe Animatronic interactive Star Wars action figures.
MGA Entertainment has created an app for its newly re-launched doll brand Bratz.
4K Media has partnered with USAopoly to create "Yu-Gi-Oh!"-themed coin banks and puzzles as well as special "Yu-Gi-Oh!" editions of Monopoly and Yahtzee games.
CBS has teamed with Genera Games to release a new 'Star Trek' puzzle adventure game for iOS and Android devices.
NBC has ordered 10 episodes of a new game show based on the popular app "QuizUp."
Zag has appointed Bandai America as the master toy partner for its upcoming CGI-animated series, "Zak Storm" (39 x 22).
Disney has tapped IMC Toys for a toy line inspired by its upcoming animated preschool series “Mickey's Roadster Racers.”
Dracco has unveiled a slate of new partners for its best-selling toy brand Filly.
Cartoon Network has launched its "micro-network" in the EMEA specifically designed for smartphones and tablets, called "Cartoon Network Anything."
After reviewing more than 500 entries from game designers nationwide Hasbro has selected the top five finalists in its search for the next big face-to-face party game.
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