Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Microsoft has acquired Stockholm-based game developer Mojang and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion.
Red Bull Media House has teamed with Roadhouse Interactive to launch "Red Bull Air Race–The Game," inspired by the actual air racing championship series.
Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids are bringing the mobile game series "Temple Run" to life in an educational action-adventure book.
Consumer Product Connection has appointed of licensing agencies to represent the "Pou" app brand around the globe.
Digital Giving's charity app "T-Shirt Booth" welcomes a new addition–the hit mobile game "Plants vs. Zombies," in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Made in Me has partnered with comic book publisher Dynamite Entertainment to bring Doodle Jump comics to mobile devices and tablets globally.
Hasbro and Bazooka Candy Brands have joined forces for a cross-promotion launching this month.
Cartoon Network has launched LEGO Game Creator, an online application that allows kids to build their own games or play games created by other players.
Rovio Entertainment has released the first “Angry Birds Stella” game in the new Angry Birds series.
The National Football League has teamed up with JumpStart to develop a series of NFL-themed digital offerings for kids.
Zodiak Kids and its partner Cupcake Digital have released “Tickety Toc Bubble Time,” the first interactive app for the preschool series.
Bulldog Licensing is honing in on its game, toy and entertainment brands this year at Brand Licensing Europe.
Guru Studio has launched a new app for the preschool series “Justin Time”–“Justin’s Jig Jag Jog.”
Tsumanga Studios is planning a second game app for Rainbow Studios’ girls’ brand Winx Club.
Electronic Arts has appointed licensing veteran Ryan Gagerman as director of licensing as is prepares for new game launches and feature film releases.
Viz Media is giving anime and manga fans a new way to customize their smartphones with official digital imagery.
Big Idea Entertainment, a subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation, has tapped Storypanda to bring the Veggiecational book catalog to the iPad.
Hasbro, DeNA and IDW Publishing are collaborating for a new interactive experience tied to the mobile card battle game “Transformers: Legends.”
Toy company and confectionery licensee Dracco is now finding success as a licensor for its brands such as Zombie Zity, Predasaurs and Filly.
Mind Candy has released a new app for its Moshi Monsters brand, “Moshi Karts,” available now for free in the Apple App Store.
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