With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
FremantleMedia U.K. has secured a series of licenses across several categories for the TV series Qi, All Star Family Fortunes and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Global entertainment company ZeptoLab, creators of the “Cut the Rope” game app, has launched a new mobile game-“My Om Nom.”
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has partnered for the launch of “The Smurfs: iTalk,” an app that allows kids to interact with their very own Smurf.
The first-ever Thomas racing app, “Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas!,” has launched in the Apple App Store.
Game developer Atari is planning a mobile fitness app that incorporates its classic video games such as "Pong" and "Centipede" into exercise routines.
Sports and entertainment company Day 6 Sports Group has teamed with the National Basketball Association to re-launch the game brand Backyard Sports.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Rovio Entertainment’s innovative video distribution model, ToonsTV, which is available within every “Angry Birds” mobile game, has hit 4 billion views.
Victory Tailgate has signed a new deal with restaurant chain Waffle House for branded cornhole boards and bags.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
Hasbro has teamed up to launch a collection of My Little Pony hair accessories at Soho Fashions mall kiosks across the U.S.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped Merlin Entertainments to create the world’s first Angry Birds 4D experience at the Surrey, England, theme park, Thorpe Park Resort.
Discovery Communications has signed two new partners to create augmented reality and role play toys for its Discovery Kids brand.
Click Distribution U.K. unveiled its new Mister Maker: Make It In A Minute board game at the U.K. Toy Fair, taking place this week in London.
Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group are readying for the U.S. debut of their new multi-platform property Mixels.
More than 76,000 professionals from 112 countries traveled to Nuremberg, Germany, for the largest ever Spielwarenmesse toy fair last week.
343 Industries and Simon & Schuster’s Gallery Books imprint have signed a multi-year co-publishing program based on Microsoft Studio’s Halo video game franchise.
Best Western and GameStop are celebrating the launch of The LEGO Movie with a coordinated promotional initiative in Italy.
Wooky Entertainment is featuring a range of new activity kits this week at New York Toy Fair.
NBCUniversal has partnered with Cardinal Industries to release a card game based on its weekly game show, “Hollywood Game Night.”
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