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.
BBC One has commissioned a new daytime game show based on the U.K. board game Linkee that will be distributed internationally by Warner Bros.
Panini is issuing a second series of Mia and me collectible stickers in Germany, this time centered on the unicorn characters from the girls’ series.
People from around the world will unite in a global sing-along as Disney Parks & Resorts celebrates the 50th anniversary of It's a Small World.
The stars of the hit show “Glee” have moved from the choir room to the iTunes Store, in a new update on Halfbrick’s app “Band Stars.”
Platinum Films has struck a three-season deal for “Matt Hatter Chronicles” with Cartoon Network in Asia.
Concept One is developing a line of accessories featuring the mobile game “Flappy Bird."
Wham-O and Precious Tales are planning a line of pet products inspired by classic Wham-O toy brands such as Frisbee and Hula Hoop.
Lisle Licensing has been appointed to represent the now defunct “Flappy Bird” app for licensing.
LeapFrog Enterprises has unveiled plans for the LeapBand, a wearable activity tracker for kids that encourages active play and healthy habits.
Linden Lab and Summertime Media have teamed up with “Blocksworld” to add more Legends of Oz content to kids' app.
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