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.
Plush manufacturer Gund has tapped Parham Santana’s BrandSlam licensing division to build its licensing program.
GameMill Publishing has released “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” for Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS.
Disney is broadening its Princess portfolio with the introduction of digital content and a corresponding merchandise program for Disney Princess Palace Pets.
Outfit7 is developing a TV series based on its Talking Tom and Talking Friends app properties.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has appointed IMC Toys the global master toy for its video game franchise Invizimals.
Hasbro has announced plans to re-launch to of its classic children’s brands–Weebles and Spirograph.
DHX Media has released a special 30th anniversary Inspector Gadget game app for iOS devices.
The Walt Disney Company U.K. is rolling out its “Disney Princess Palace Pets” app in Britain.
Toys ‘R’ Us U.S. has launched redesigned versions of its Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com e-commerce sites.
Redan Alchemy has appointed Golden Bear as the master toy partner for the iconic British kids’ brand The Sooty Show.
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