With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
MGA Entertainment has tapped Cupcake Digital to create a new app for its Lalaloopsy girls’ property.
Global entertainment company ZeptoLab, creators of the “Cut the Rope” game app, has launched a new mobile game-“My Om Nom.”
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has partnered for the launch of “The Smurfs: iTalk,” an app that allows kids to interact with their very own Smurf.
The first-ever Thomas racing app, “Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas!,” has launched in the Apple App Store.
Game developer Atari is planning a mobile fitness app that incorporates its classic video games such as "Pong" and "Centipede" into exercise routines.
Sports and entertainment company Day 6 Sports Group has teamed with the National Basketball Association to re-launch the game brand Backyard Sports.
Rovio Entertainment’s innovative video distribution model, ToonsTV, which is available within every “Angry Birds” mobile game, has hit 4 billion views.
Hopster, an interactive TV and preschool learning platform out of the U.K., is launching in Ireland, a move that marks its plan to expand internationally.
Rovio Entertainment has partnered with Baltika Breweries to expand its line of Angry Birds-branded soft drinks to Russia.
Licensing agency TPA has been appointed to represent app property Pou for licensing in the U.K.
Frogmind has opened an e-commerce site for its game app “Badland,” as it launches the game into licensing with the help of agent 5th Wave Brands.
Entertainment One’s lifestyle brand So So Happy has been included in Trigger Happy’s “Toon Hero” iPad app.
Metrostar Media, the U.K. agent for Lawless Entertainment’s Suzy’s Zoo brand, has added two new licensees.
Author Emma Thomson’s Friendship Fairy Felicity Wishes is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s charity app, “T-Shirt Booth.”
American Greetings Properties and Cupcake Digital have released a new app featuring Strawberry Shortcake.
Cupcake Digital and DHX Media have released a second app for the preschool series “Yo Gabba Gabb!.”
Space Enterprises has teamed up DIC 2 in Italy to develop a licensing program for its preschool series “The Hive.”
Ink, the global representative for the app brand Subway Surfers, has named four new sub-agents for the property.
Mind Candy has given a sneak peak of its new brand, World of Warriors, which is the company’s first project outside of Moshi Monsters.
Dan Amos explains Tinderbox’s philosophy, talks about its successes and reveals why it is only interested in properties that originate in the digital space.
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