Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Toys 'R' Us is planning to hire 45,000 seasonal employees at its stores and distribution centers across the U.S. for the holidays.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled an intergalactic assortment of products for the new Disney XD animated TV series "Star Wars Rebels."
Disney Interactive and Marvel have launched a new version of the Disney Infinity hybrid toy/video game, "Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes."
Kidrobot has signed Commonwealth as a new toy licensee for its specialty brand Yummy World, in a deal brokered by JLK Brand.
The second 1/6th scale collectible Game of Thrones figure from Threezero– Eddard "Ned" Stark–is now available for pre-order.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Shwings and Things has signed a deal with Hasbro's My Little Pony for a line of shoe accessories.
Mask-arade has added Disney's Frozen to its roster of licensed facemasks, in partnership with Rubie's Costume Company.
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
Grumpy Cat Ltd. has tapped TCG and Ganz to create a line of toys and plush featuring the feisty feline and her brother Pokey.
WWE is seeing a lot of action outside of the ring with a new range of electronics and accessories and its first-ever collectible statues.
Mantic Games got the $50,000 it need to create a new Mars Attacks! tabletop game after just 15 minutes on Kickstarter.
Entertainment One has appointed Character Options as the master toy partner for Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom in the U.K.
Activision Publishing signed a trio of new agents and new licensees for the next iteration of its Skylanders franchise, “Skylanders Swap Force.”
The Jim Henson Company has partnered with children’s app developer PlayTales to create an app for “Fraggle Rock.”
DHX Media has appointed Cupcake Digital to develop a series of children’s apps inspired by the “Yo Gabba Gabba!” TV series.
Lifestyle brand Zumba Fitness has tapped Majesco Entertainment to bring “Zumba Dance” to smartphones for the first time.
Sony Computer Entertainment launched the PlayStation4 in the U.S. and Canada Friday.
K’Nex is getting a jump start on licensing one of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Respawn Entertainment’s “Titanfall.”
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