The international toy fairs tease the new games and merchandise kids will be lining up to play with in 2016.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia has partnered with Singtel to debut "Viacom Play Plex," a suite of mobile apps, in Singapore.
Genius Brands International has signed multiple new licensing partnerships for its new tween lifestyle and entertainment brand “SpacePOP.”
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has entered into a worldwide exclusive agreement with Hugo Games for the development of a mobile game.
King Digital Entertainment has appointed two new licensing agents–J&M Brands and Paris Arabesques–to represent its “Candy Crush” mobile gaming brand.
Paws Inc. has tapped Shoal Games, owner of “Trophy Bingo,” to launch a new mobile bingo game that will feature Garfield, Odie and other characters from the Jim Davis comic.
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.
The “Pokémon TV” app has re-launched with multiple new features including new downloadable content, the ability to rate videos, push notifications and functionality that makes it easier for consumers to pause and resume viewing.
Disney Interactive has partnered with Apple and World Wildlife Fund on the Apps for Earth global campaign to raise awareness and direct funds to the cause.
Highlights for Children, in partnership with Fingerprint, has launched its new mobile app “Highlights Every Day.”
Paws Inc. has partnered with Kika Tech, the developer of the “Kika Emoji Keyboard” app, to create Garfield-inspired emojis.
Britney Spears is the latest celebrity to join Glu Mobile's suite of pop culture-driven mobile games, following in the footsteps of Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of "Thomas & Friends," Mattel and the mobile platform Speakaboos will offer free interactive stories for Android devices.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has released "Pac-Man Bounce," a new puzzle adventure game for smartphone and tablet devices.
Author and artist Salih Memecan has teamed with the "SmartyPal" interactive storybook app to feature the new brand "Limon & Oli."
A mobile version of the new game "Skylanders SuperChargers" (launching on all major consoles Sept. 20) will be available for iOS devices in North America Oct. 25.
Mavis and Frank from the upcoming animated film Hotel Transylvania 2 are making an appearance in the "Zoobe" messaging app worldwide.
PopCap Games, an Electronic Arts studio, has partnered with the entertainment destination Carowinds for a "Plants vs. Zombies" attraction.
Top licensor Activision Blizzard has acquired "Candy Crush" creator King Digital Entertainment for $18.00 a share, a total equity value of $5.9 billion.
Pekka Rantala is stepping down as CEO of Rovio as the media company shifts more operational responsibility into its two business divisions, games and media.
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