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.
Graphic design property animaru will launch its first app in partnership with Fancy Pants Global.
41 Entertainment and its agent in Spain, BRB Internacional, have inked a new deal with Giromax for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures collectibles.
Saban Brands has extended its agreements with Nickelodeon and Bandai through 2016 for the Power Rangers franchise.
OutFit7, the company behind the app hit ‘Talking Friends,’ discusses why it has attracted the level of success that it has and the plans for its future.
Weta Workshop launched the first in its line of collectibles for the upcoming film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug this week.
Funko and Underground Toys have announced an exclusive partnership to bring Funko products and brands to Europe.
Paws, Inc.’s Garfield is the latest character to join Digital Giving’s new app, “T-Shirt Booth.”
New developments in the licensing of digital IP into the European toy market are providing a welcome boost to the toy industry.
Santoro has added two new licensees to the roster for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe, and unveiled new products from existing licensees in the region.
The winners of the first-ever Progressive Preschool Awards were announced in London this week.
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