Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Microsoft has acquired Stockholm-based game developer Mojang and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion.
The Japanese brand Rilakkuma will come to life at FAO Schwarz in New York City Oct. 11 as the brand makes its way to North America.
Carte Blanche Group is planning a cross-category initiative for its Me to You brand this week with apparel licensee Aykroyds.
Mask-arade has unveiled its latest line of facemasks featuring the characters of "Mrs. Brown's Boys."
Activision Publishing has developed a single- and multi-player singing video game based on the music competition series "The Voice."
Red Bull Media House has teamed with Roadhouse Interactive to launch "Red Bull Air Race–The Game," inspired by the actual air racing championship series.
The Toy Industry Foundation announced that $100 million worth of toys and games was distributed to children in need since their Toy Bank program was founded.
For the second year, Walmart has turned to the real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season's top 20 toys.
Bleacher Creatures is planning a brand-new line of DC Comics plush figures representing the greatest Super Heroes (and Super Villains) in the galaxy.
Iron Gut Publishing, which recently released a line of limited edition collectible artwork for the iconic French teething toy, Sophie la girafe, has expanded the line's distribution.
Toys ‘R’ Us U.K. has revealed its own list of top holiday toys, following the release of the U.S. list Wednesday.
ZeptoLab will release a new game app, “Cut the Rope 2,” this holiday season that will re-imagine the hit game.
20th Century Fox Consumer Products and Burger King Worldwide have launched a new kids’ meal program that features interactive The Simpsons toys.
Bulldog Licensing has added two new U.K. licensees for Electronic Arts’ app brand Plants vs. Zombies.
Egmont U.K. has signed on as publishing partner for the mobile game “My Singing Monsters,” developed by Big Blue Bubble.
Rovio Entertainment has unveiled details for the next iteration of its Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Go!.
Discovery Enterprises International has rolled out its first Discovery Explore Your World toy range in the U.K. and Ireland.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA and publishing partner Eaglemoss are celebrating a milestone: they have rolled out the 1 millionth Batman Automobilia partwork.
Playing card company Cartamundi U.K. has made two new additions to its sales and marketing team.
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
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