Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
Lima Sky, the studio behind the mobile game "Doodle Jump," unveiled its new Doodle Jump toy line.
Interactive entertainment company Outfit7 Limited has renewed its agreement with Dragon-i for its Talking Tom and Friends brand for an additional year.
The Toy Industry Association will induct two new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
The Tetris Company is partnering with Threshold Entertainment to develop a feature film inspired by the iconic video game "Tetris."
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is launching a licensing program for the video game "Lemmings," which originally launched in 1991.
Build-A-Bear Workshop will add a Hello Kitty 40th anniversary edition to its current Hello Kitty collection of customizable plush.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Hoho Rights has appointed IVS Group as the new master toy partner for its preschool series "Cloudbabies."
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has inked a new deal with University Games for a range featuring Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Dark Horse has added to its line of Game of Thrones collectible figures, created in partnership with HBO Global Licensing.
C3 Entertainment has signed a worldwide deal with Figures Toy Company for a range of 8-inch Three Stooges collectible figures.
Endemol U.K. is making its first move into app publishing with two new apps based on the game shows “Pointless” and “Deal or No Deal.”
McFarlane Toys is creating a line of action figures, plush and novelty toys based on Ubisoft’s Rabbids video game franchise.
Sesame Workshop presented a slew of new apps at its Digital Playground event Nov. 5 with previews of upcoming and newly released games.
Electronic Arts and Hasbro have launched two new Monopoly-branded casino game apps.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
Licensed toys play prominently in the list of finalists for the Toy Industry Association’s 2014 Toy of the Year Awards.
Topps has released a line of its Qubi stamp collectibles featuring Activision’s Skylanders Swap Force in North America.
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