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.
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.
Angry Birds celebrated its fifth “BirdDay” Thursday with a number of events in its home market of Finland and the launch of a new "Angry Birds" app episode.
Nickelodeon has launched the "Nick Jr." app for the iPad, a new branded platform featuring the network's preschool characters and shows.
Mobile game publisher Halfbrick, creator of the game app "Fruit Ninja," has upped Sam White to vice president of entertainment and licensing in the U.S.
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.
DreamWorks Animation and Cupcake Digital have released a new app based on the upcoming film How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Cupcake Digital and DHX Media have launched the new “Yo Gabba Gabba! Music is Awesome!” app.
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