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.
A number of licensed apps topped the Apple app chart in 2014, including "Minecraft," "Cut the Rope 2" and "Candy Crush."
MGA Entertainment has tapped Cupcake Digital to create a new app for its Lalaloopsy girls’ property.
FremantleMedia U.K. has secured a series of licenses across several categories for the TV series Qi, All Star Family Fortunes and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Global entertainment company ZeptoLab, creators of the “Cut the Rope” game app, has launched a new mobile game-“My Om Nom.”
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has partnered for the launch of “The Smurfs: iTalk,” an app that allows kids to interact with their very own Smurf.
The first-ever Thomas racing app, “Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas!,” has launched in the Apple App Store.
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.
Walls 360 and Rubik’s Brand Limited are debuting their new Rubik's Cube “melted cube” wall graphics at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Magic Light Pictures has signed a deal with Bajo to craft five new Gruffalo wooden toys as part of the brand’s anniversary celebrations.
Pukeko Pictures has teamed up with Sunman San Man to create a toy range for its preschool series “The WotWots” in Turkey.
The CBeebies preschool show “Woolly and Tig” has become the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
Feld Motor Sports and GameMill Entertainment have released the first-ever Monster Jam mobile game, “Monster Jam As Big As It Gets.”
SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a fresh look this year in a new multi-platform franchise strategy called Sonic Boom.
This year, the classic children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is celebrating its 45th anniversary and JLG has planned a year of events.
Despite frigid temperatures, more than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 111th American International Toy Fair.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment are planning a new app, “Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. Angel.”
Crayola and General Mills have joined the roster of more than 175 licensees for Activision Publishing Skylanders franchise.
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