License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
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.
Pez, the iconic cult brand from Austria, will step into the digital age this year with "Pez Play."
TinyCo and the National Football League Players Association, via its licensing arm NFL Players Inc., has launched a new promotion that allows “Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff” players to unlock and interact with NFL players.
In honor of this weekend’s AFC Championship game, Bare Tree Media has released Tom Brady and Peyton Manning mobile messenger stickers.
Aardash is partnering with the digital publisher Playrific to bring its Purple Turtle book series to life in a game app.
Disney Consumer Products is celebrating one of the studio's most iconic characters with a massive assortment of products inspired by the upcoming film Cinderella.
Classic gaming company Atari has launched its new wellness app, "Atari Fit," for iOS and Android devices.
Mobile game company Pixowl has created a new Garfield game app in partnership with Paws, Inc.–"Garfield: Survival of the Fattest."
Game developers Halfbrick and Krome Studios have made their first foray into educational apps with "Fruit Ninja Academy: Math Master."
Toys ‘R’ Us has named David A. Brandon to succeed Antonio Urcelay as the company's chairman and chief executive officer, effective July 1.
Rovio Entertainment has released 15 new educational levels in its game "Angry Birds Space" developed in collaboration with the U.S. space agency NASA.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has released the new app “Cars Daredevil Garage,” which lets fans scan Mattel diecast cars.
Hasbro has released a new mobile game for iOS and Android inspired by its Play-Doh brand.
Bare Tree Media has launched "emojiTap," a new mobile offering that gives users access to branded emojis and digital stickers from a host of top brands.
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