License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Hasbro, in conjunction with Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games, will release “Transformers: Earth Wars” this spring worldwide, excluding Japan and China.
Cartoon Network is supporting the launch of the brand-new "LEGO Nexo Knights" toy line and Merlok 2.0 gaming app.
Bare Tree Media has released a new series of Valentine’s Day-themed digital stickers featuring six top brands.
Marvel has partnered with TinyCo to release the new mobile game “Marvel Avengers Academy” on the App Store and Google Play.
Kidoz has teamed with the KD Group, makers of the Kurio line of children's electronics, to provide users with a safe and more advanced content discovery experience through the Kidoz app store.
Glu Mobile, a developer and publisher of free-to-play games, has entered into a multi-year partnership with Taylor Swift for the development of a new mobile game.
Spike Games has created new mobile slot game called “School’s Out,” inspired by the iconic Alice Cooper song.
In anticipation of The Angry Birds Movie, Bulldog Licensing has secured four new licensees for Rovio’s “Angry Birds” brand.
Bare Tree Media has released a new series of digital stickers featuring this year’s leading presidential candidates.
Kids are devoting roughly the same amount of time to both traditional and technology-based toys and activities, according to the NPD Group’s Kids Share of Time and Wallet report.
Mobile publisher Behaviour Interactive has released a new puzzle game based on DreamWorks Animation's upcoming film Home.
"LingoZING!," an app that uses digital comics to teach foreign languages, has signed a deal with IMPS to feature The Smurfs brand when it launches later this year.
Nickelodeon has launched a "Nick Jr." app for the new Apple Watch, designed to be used in the tandem with "Nick Jr." iOS app for greater parental control.
Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia is embarking on a multi-year collaboration with Philippines' mobile brand Globe Telecom to enhance the country’s digital lifestyle experience.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled a new system of smart toys and wearables called Playmation, created in partnership with Hasbro.
A new update in Cartoon Network's "Toonix" mobile app allows users to create avatars based on their favorite CN characters.
Children's app creator Cupcake Digital has introduced the subscription content service "NetKids Digital Entertainment Network."
Activision Publishing is venturing into the world of trading card games with plans for the new mobile card battle game, "Skylanders Battlecast."
Aardman has released a new Shaun the Sheep mobile game called "Puzzle Putt" for iOS and Android devices.
Sanrio has tapped interactive publisher P2 Entertainment to create a "Mr. Men Little Miss" gaming app.
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