With theatrical planned and a new animated series primed for delivery, Mind Candy, creators of the Moshi Monster phenomenon, discusses what the future holds as it turn five years old.
Hasbro has partnered with Aurora World for a new line of My Little Pony plush in the U.S. and Canada.
The “Disney Insider” blog has debuted a first look at the new Disney Infinity gaming system.
PopCap Games has announced plans for a new Facebook game based on its hit app “Plants vs. Zombies.”
CandyRific has signed a new license with Moose Enterprise to create a range of novelty items featuring the garbage-inspired brand Trash Pack.
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Hasbro have teamed up for the first-ever make-your-own My Little Pony event.
AT New Media and Virtual World Licensing have teamed up to create a new consultancy service designed to help brands enter the world of toy licensing.
U.K. construction equipment manufacturer JCB is building the presence of its kids’ toys line with the Fresh Air campaign this spring.
McFarlane Toys has released a third action figure line for AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”
Ideas at Work continues to bolster the program for Olly the Little White Van with the launch of a U.K. publishing program and new app.
Hasbro has appointed Brand is-Real to boost the presence of Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony, Transformers and Furby in Israel.
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.”
Endemol U.K. is making its first move into app publishing with two new apps based on the game shows “Pointless” and “Deal or No Deal.”
McFarlane Toys is creating a line of action figures, plush and novelty toys based on Ubisoft’s Rabbids video game franchise.
Sesame Workshop presented a slew of new apps at its Digital Playground event Nov. 5 with previews of upcoming and newly released games.
Electronic Arts and Hasbro have launched two new Monopoly-branded casino game apps.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
Licensed toys play prominently in the list of finalists for the Toy Industry Association’s 2014 Toy of the Year Awards.
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