License Global explores the trends in the global toy market that are sure to impact both retail sales and how children will play in 2017.
Disney has released “Color by Disney,” a new coloring platform that builds on the trend of coloring books for adults and Disney’s Art of Coloring book series.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Bare Tree Media to launch an “Emoji Trolls” app and Trolls digital stickers on a host of mobile messaging platforms.
Cartoon Network has unveiled a new mobile game, titled “Ben 10: Up to Speed,” for the global market.
Authentic Brands Group has tapped the messaging app “Kwippit” to feature Mini Marilyn, the animated character inspired by Marilyn Monroe.
Amazon Prime series “Miss Danielle’s Preschoolbuds” has launched a new educational app, titled “Let’s Go to Preschool with Miss Danielle’s Preschoolbuds” on the children’s social platform TinyTap.
Peanuts Worldwide has teamed with Zoobe Message Entertainment to launch the new “Peanuts StoryGIF” app for iOS and Android devices.
After utilizing Licensing Expo’s Matchmaking Service, CLC has signed on a number of new licensees for a board games, collectibles and more.
Roughly 53 percent of people in the U.K. and France who use messaging apps such as “Facebook Messenger” and “WhatsApp” have interacted with a company via the service.
Musician and reality TV star Bret Michaels, in partnership with developers Echelon Creative, will launch a new, branded emoji and lyric keyboard.
The Pokémon Company International, in partnership with Niantic, has released the first addition of more Pokémon to the mobile game “Pokémon Go.”
In anticipation of The Angry Birds Movie, Rovio has partnered with several new licensees to help bring the brand to a new generation of fans.
BBC Worldwide has partnered with game developer Exient Limited to create “Dancing With The Stars: The Official Game” for mobile platforms.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has partnered with TT Games, The LEGO Group and Universal Brand Development to release “LEGO Jurassic World” for iOS and Android devices.
In honor of Earth Day Friday, Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds character Red continued to support the United Nations as part of the Angry Birds for a Happy Planet campaign.
Cartoon Network, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have partnered with Grumpyface Studios to develop “Teeny Titans,” a new mobile game based on “Teen Titans Go!”
Hasbro, Blackflip Studios and Space Ape Games have joined forces to release “Transformers: Earth Wars” for iOS and Android devices.
UFC has tapped Topps to launch its first branded digital trading card app, “Topps UFC Knockout 16.”
Bare Tree Media has launched its “emojiTap” app on Facebook Messenger following Facebook’s decision to open its platform to third party apps this year.
Video game publisher Square Enix has launched “Justice Monsters Five,” a new mobile game inspired by the pinball minigame in “Final Fantasy XV.”
Mattel and StartApp, a mobile technologies company, have joined forces to develop digital experiences for a number of Mattel’s brands.
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