Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
Lima Sky, the studio behind the mobile game "Doodle Jump," unveiled its new Doodle Jump toy line.
Interactive entertainment company Outfit7 Limited has renewed its agreement with Dragon-i for its Talking Tom and Friends brand for an additional year.
The Toy Industry Association will induct two new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
The Tetris Company is partnering with Threshold Entertainment to develop a feature film inspired by the iconic video game "Tetris."
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is launching a licensing program for the video game "Lemmings," which originally launched in 1991.
Build-A-Bear Workshop will add a Hello Kitty 40th anniversary edition to its current Hello Kitty collection of customizable plush.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Hoho Rights has appointed IVS Group as the new master toy partner for its preschool series "Cloudbabies."
Feld Entertainment has signed a trio of new deals for Monster Jam that will see the brand drive into a mobile app, wall decals and stickers.
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.
Majesco Entertainment Company has launched the “Zumba Kids” video game, based on the live specialty programs of the same name.
Dimensional Branding Group announced that both the Skee-Ball and Hatch brands apps achieved the No. 1 ranking in Apple’s iTunes.
The LEGO Legends of Chima kids’ magazine has launched in Poland.
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