Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
SEGA has unveiled a star-studded lineup for the Sonic Boom fan event, which will be held in New York City Oct. 4.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
"Toyze," an app for creating 3D-printed customizable character toys, has signed a licensing agreement with the developers of the popular app pet Pou.
Digital games company Miniclip and American Greetings Properties have co-created a mobile game based on Strawberry Shortcake titled “Berry Rush.”
ITV Studios Global Entertainment and its master toy partner Vivid have appointed Headstart International as the local toy distributor in Australia for “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
Mattel is re-launching its line of BeForever historical American Girls dolls with a little help from the Lifetime fashion competition series "Project Runway."
DC Thomson has launched a new monthly children’s magazine that focuses on multi-platform gaming and entertainment.
Magic Light Pictures has launched the first game app for the classic picture book The Gruffalo.
StoryToys has released 3D pop-up activity app based on the Poppy Cat franchise and developed in collaboration with Coolabi and The Kindly Ones Productions.
BBC Worldwide is partnering with Microsoft Studios and Mojang to bring Doctor Who to "Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition."
Stuller and World Trade Jewelers have extended their brand collaboration agreement to include Scrabble-brand jewelry.
BBC Worldwide U.K. has appointed Golden Bear Toys as the master toy partner for the first-ever range of CBeebies toys.
Bandai is planning to re-launch the ‘90s virtual pet toy Tamagotchi as a new multi-platform brand with new devices, lifestyle products and animated content.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed Megalicense to represent licensing and retail initiatives for its Angry Birds brand in Russia.
Egmont U.K. is planning a new monthly magazine based on Disney’s interactive video game Disney Infinity that will debut in February.
Performance Brands has appointed Brandgenuity as North American sub-agent for its first new client, the app “Clumsy Ninja.”
GP Flair will handle U.K. and Ireland distribution for The Bridge Direct’s brand-new range of WWE construction figures and play sets.
Cult ’70s cartoon characters Roobarb and Custard are the latest additions to Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
HarperCollins Publishers U.S. and U.K. and Google's Niantic Labs are planning a multi-media program that will be based on the YA trilogy Endgame.
Following a 1 percent decline in the U.K. toy sector in 2013, this year will see a turnaround and even moderate growth.
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