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.
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.
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth” has added its 20th licensed character–DC Thomson’s Oor Wullie.
Mind Candy has released the “Moshi Monsters Village?” app globally, following the game’s debut in the U.K. late last year.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment are planning a new app, “Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. Angel.”
Outfit7 has teamed up with TV production company BRB Internacional to produce a TV series based on the Talking Tom and Friends app series.
Kick scooter brand Razor has introduced the first game to come from its licensing agreement with Scarab Entertainment, the “Razor Trickshare” app.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped Imagine Exhibitions and Jack Rouse Associates to create a new Angry Birds-themed science exhibit.
Cupcake Digital and DreamWorks Animation have released a new story app based on the TV series “Dragons: Defenders of Berk.”
Zodiak Kids and game developer Cupcake Digital have released a new Tickety Toc app based on the preschool series.
Marvel has launched the first game in the "Marvel: Avengers Alliance" gaming series, a squad-based role-playing game.
John Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution U.K. and Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K.
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