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.
SEGA Europe has partnered with Half Moon Bay for a new range of retro gifting products featuring Sonic the Hedgehog.
PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division has launched a new app featuring the Cheetos brand spokescat Chester Cheetah.
Nickelodeon has released an exclusive line of Dora product at Target stores across the U.S. inspired by the half-hour primetime special "Dora Rocks!."
Innovation First International has partnered with McDonald's to feature its Hexbug Micro Robotic Creatures brand in Happy Meals later this month.
Children's entertainment company Vodka has teamed up with Anima Estudios for the new multi-platform brand, Bugsted.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed Puffin, an imprint of Penguin Children's, as the key publisher for the Angry Birds franchise.
Fisher-Price has refreshed its 54-year-old Little People brand to contemporize the franchise for today's kids and expand it into a full lifestyle property.
Activision has unveiled the newest incarnation of its mega-popular Skylanders franchise: "Skylanders Swapforce."
Feld Motor Sports has signed multiple new licensees for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, including new toy partners.
Lawless Entertainment has announced a new partnership with Yottoy Productions for a line of The Little Prince soft toys in the U.S. and Canada.
Crayola has signed a multi-year deal with Silver Dolphin Books for branded activity books and kits in North and Latin American.
As New York Toy Fair wrapped up Wednesday, Hasbro unveiled a new theme for its Transformers brand, as well as new product for Sesame Street, G.I. Joe, Star Trek and Furby.
ZeptoLab has released a follow-up to its hit app “Cut the Rope” and announced plans for a new season of the Om Nom web series.
Sony Computer Entertainment America is planning a film version of its video game franchise, “Ratchet and Clank.”
Andre Javes has returned to Toys ‘R’ Us to serve as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Australia.
DRG has launched a game app for the new ITV game show, “Catch Phrase,” a revival of the popular show from the ’80s.
Creativity International has teamed up with Tesco in the U.K. to feature Mister Maker craft packs.
Studio Licensing has signed more than 35 new deals for MGA Entertainment’s brands since first taking on the toy company in January.
USAopoly is planning a Smurfs-themed version of Monopoly, under license from Hasbro and Sony Pictures.
The Fred Rogers Company, Out of the Blue Enterprises and PBS Kids have fast-tracked plans for a toy range based on the series “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”
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