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.
DreamWorks Animation and Plumzi have released the first interactive VeggieTales appisode that lets kids take part in a TV episode.
King Features Syndicate has partnered with social games developer Dragonplay for the new “Popeye Slots” game app.
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Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment have released the new “Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. Angel” app, based on '90s digital handheld game.
Lisle International Licensing has tapped Egmont U.K. to create a full publishing program for its game app “Temple Run.”
Movile’s subscription-based entertainment app for kids, “PlayKids,” is adding e-books and more TV series to its service.
Cupcake Digital and Discovery Communications have unveiled the second kids’ app in their ongoing collaboration, this time featuring Discovery Kids.
The gaming brand “Plants vs. Zombies,” represented in Europe by Bulldog Licensing, has teamed up with Cookie Company for apparel.
Iconicfuture has launched a digital brand licensing platform LaunchPad for online, social and mobile games.
DeNA and Hasbro have launched the official mobile game for the feature film Transformers: Age of Extinction, which arrived in theaters Friday.
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