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.
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."
Outfit7 Limited is bringing its Talking Tom and Friends brand to "Toyze," the first app store for 3D-printed, customizable game characters.
Cupcake Digital has acquired fellow app developer Little Bit Studio, creators of the “Bugs and Buttons” app series.
Cartamundi has announced the debut of three new Shuffle games: Disney's Frozen, Pixar Cars and a Monopoly Deal Disney Edition.
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.
King Digital Entertainment, maker of the game app and licensed brand Candy Crush, launched its IPO Wednesday.
Concept One is developing a line of accessories featuring the mobile game “Flappy Bird."
Crayola has teamed with game publisher Legacy Games to develop a series of apps designed to engage children in the creative process.
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