Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
Disney has announced Sofia the First as the newest member of the "Color & Play 3D" app family.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has extended its contract with toy partner Jakks Pacific for the boys’ action property Slugterra.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Konami Digital Entertainment has released a large assortment of new Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game products for beginners and veterans.
Ubisoft has launched the new video game "Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show" today in the U.K.
National children’s club Captain McFinn has released an app that features pro-social learning, allowing preschoolers to communicate with a live character host.
Sony Computer Entertainment America has launched the first dedicated webstore for its game studio Naughty Dog at Shop.NaughtyDog.com.
Corus Entertainment has partnered with mobile technology company Fingerprint to create a mobile entertainment platform for children ages 2 to 7.
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
The first official “Cloudbabies” app, created by Studio Liddell under license from Hoho Entertainment, is now available.
Studio 100 and mixtvision Digital have launched the official Maya the Bee game app worldwide in 10 different languages.
Disney Consumer Products is taking to the air with a new extension for its Planes franchise–Planes: Fire & Rescue–and arming the property with a robust product assortment.
HarperCollins has released a new app designed to accompany the recently released film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Walls 360 and Rubik’s Brand Limited are debuting their new Rubik's Cube “melted cube” wall graphics at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Magic Light Pictures has signed a deal with Bajo to craft five new Gruffalo wooden toys as part of the brand’s anniversary celebrations.
Pukeko Pictures has teamed up with Sunman San Man to create a toy range for its preschool series “The WotWots” in Turkey.
The CBeebies preschool show “Woolly and Tig” has become the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
Feld Motor Sports and GameMill Entertainment have released the first-ever Monster Jam mobile game, “Monster Jam As Big As It Gets.”
SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a fresh look this year in a new multi-platform franchise strategy called Sonic Boom.
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