Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
Disney has announced Sofia the First as the newest member of the "Color & Play 3D" app family.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has extended its contract with toy partner Jakks Pacific for the boys’ action property Slugterra.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Konami Digital Entertainment has released a large assortment of new Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game products for beginners and veterans.
Ubisoft has launched the new video game "Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show" today in the U.K.
National children’s club Captain McFinn has released an app that features pro-social learning, allowing preschoolers to communicate with a live character host.
Sony Computer Entertainment America has launched the first dedicated webstore for its game studio Naughty Dog at Shop.NaughtyDog.com.
Corus Entertainment has partnered with mobile technology company Fingerprint to create a mobile entertainment platform for children ages 2 to 7.
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
The National Football League, NFL Players Inc. and licensee Bleacher Creatures have unveiled the 2014 NFL player plush collection, which includes more than 50 NFL stars.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Sales of Hallmark's Itty Bittys plush line featuring a range of licensed characters have increased 600 percent from 2013.
Activision Publishing has developed a single- and multi-player singing video game based on the music competition series "The Voice."
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Aardman Animations has released a new Shaun the Sheep game app in which players must launch themselves onto a wobbling stack of sheep to reach an unguarded plate of doughnuts.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is looking to cement the perception of the company as a major licensing player.
Mind Candy has signed Topps as one of the first partners for its new game brand “World of Warriors.”
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced the first licensing partners for its new series “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
Cartoon Network Enterprises, Steve Jackson Games and USAopoly have launched Munchkin Adventure Time card game.
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