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.
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.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
Activision has released two new elements for its hit "Skylanders" gaming franchise–Light and Dark.
K'Nex is bringing the manufacturing of classic toy brand Lincoln Logs back to the U.S.
Hopster, an interactive TV and preschool learning platform out of the U.K., is launching in Ireland, a move that marks its plan to expand internationally.
In celebration of the brand's 40th anniversary this year, Playmobil has dispatched one of its figures on an international sightseeing adventure.
Cupcake Digital has acquired fellow digital licensee Zuuka, creators of iStoryTime.
Graphic India and POW! Entertainment have introduced a new superhero from Stan Lee on Rovio’s ToonsTV streaming video platform.
King Digital Entertainment, maker of the game app and licensed brand Candy Crush, launched its IPO Wednesday.
Studio 100 and BulkyPix have launched a second app for Maya the Bee, “Maya the Bee: The Ant's Quest.”
Mask-arade has launched several new characters in its ranges of facemasks.
Disney XD Canada will debut a new live-action news-style show that takes viewers inside the world of gaming Monday.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Mattel are teaming up to give Barbie her first-ever live-action feature film.
Cartamundi has added the Disney Planes Wings Around the Globe game box to its offerings for the Disney Planes brand.
Carter Keithley has announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of the Toy Industry Association effective April 30, 2015.
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