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.
Ubisoft is bringing its video game franchise Rabbids to smartphones this fall with the new game app “Rabbids Big Bang.”
Feld Entertainment has signed a trio of new deals for Monster Jam that will see the brand drive into a mobile app, wall decals and stickers.
The Jim Henson Company has partnered with children’s app developer PlayTales to create an app for “Fraggle Rock.”
Imira Entertainment has launched a library of five new apps based on its animated series, “Sandra, The Fairytale Detective.”
Licensed toys play prominently in the list of finalists for the Toy Industry Association’s 2014 Toy of the Year Awards.
Traditional toys will always have a place in the toy aisle, but increasingly digital products and properties are driving trends in children’s play.
Cupcake Digital has released the official app for Open Road Films’ The Nut Job movie, which will arrive in theaters Jan. 17.
The CBeebies preschool show “Woolly and Tig” has become the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
Entertainment One is kicking off 2014 with a lineup of new products for its hit property Peppa Pig.
Syco Entertainment and Polybius Entertainment have launched a new augmented reality app featuring the British boy band Union J.
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