Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
Disney has announced Sofia the First as the newest member of the "Color & Play 3D" app family.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has extended its contract with toy partner Jakks Pacific for the boys’ action property Slugterra.
National children’s club Captain McFinn has released an app that features pro-social learning, allowing preschoolers to communicate with a live character host.
Corus Entertainment has partnered with mobile technology company Fingerprint to create a mobile entertainment platform for children ages 2 to 7.
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
Genius Brands International has named PBS Distribution as the home entertainment (DVD, CD and digital) partner for its Baby Genius library.
Cupcake Digital and Peanuts Worldwide have released “Snoopy’s All-Star Football,” the first app in a new collaboration between the two companies.
The Caribu reading app has inked a deal with HIT Entertainment to bring Thomas & Friends, Angelina Ballerina and Mike the Knight to its bookshop.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products, in collaboration with Budge Studios and Lafig, has released the first Smurfs food mobile app–"The Smurfs Bakery."
A new animated TV series is in development based on the game app “Subway Surfers,” which is represented worldwide by the licensing agent Ink.
Performance Brands has appointed Brandgenuity as North American sub-agent for its first new client, the app “Clumsy Ninja.”
Cult ’70s cartoon characters Roobarb and Custard are the latest additions to Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
GungHo Online Entertainment has partnered with Sanrio to feature Hello Kitty and other characters in its mobile game “Puzzle & Dragons.”
SpongeBob SquarePants is set to star in a series of animated emoticon digital stickers on the mobile texting platform “WeChat.”
Imangi Studios, creators of “Temple Run” game app, have signed two new licensees for toys and a handheld LCD game.
Oral-B has launched an interactive oral care app for kids in collaboration with Disney and Marvel that is powered by DreamPlay.
The stars of the hit show “Glee” have moved from the choir room to the iTunes Store, in a new update on Halfbrick’s app “Band Stars.”
Fox Digital Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television Production have released the new app “Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff.”
Bulldog Licensing’s U.S. division has signed on to represent Outfit7’s app brand Talking Tom and Friends in the U.S. and Canada.
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