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.
Consumer Product Connection has tapped Bare Tree Media to develop digital goods including stickers and emoticons featuring the virtual pet app "Pou."
Bare Tree Media will launch a line of digital stickers for mobile messaging featuring players from the Patriots and the Seahawks in time for the Super Bowl XLIX.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have released the new game app "SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run," based on the upcoming SpongeBob Movie.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Hasbro is again letting fans create a new line of Transformer characters.
Video and social gaming executive Steven Chiang has been named to the board of The Topps Company.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have released a mobile version of "The LEGO Movie Video Game."
German brand management and media company m4e has appointed the Simba Dickie Group as the master toy licensee for its new preschool series "Wissper."
Manchester United has tapped KamaGames as its official social casino games partner.
Cartoon Network Games has launched the new app "Adventure Time Game Wizard" that allows players to draw their own Adventure Time game.
Lion Forge Comics has launched two new digital comic books based on the TV shows “Saved by the Bell” and “Punky Brewster.”
MGM’s Consumer Products division has lined up 18 licensees in support Robocop, which premiered in U.S. theaters Feb. 12.
Bulls Licensing has signed on to rep Imangi Studio’s game app “Temple Run” in the Nordics.
Graphic India and POW! Entertainment have introduced a new superhero from Stan Lee on Rovio’s ToonsTV streaming video platform.
KISS and Bare Tree Media have teamed to launch the “KISS Photo Bomb” app, which lets fans “KISSify” their photos and text messages.
DHX Media has teamed with interactive publisher P2 to create an app for the preschool show “In the Night Garden.”
Consumer Product Connection has secured two new licensees for the virtual pet app “Pou.”
Cupcake Digital and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are bringing the Rio film franchise to soccer fans with the new “Rio 2 Sky Soccer” app.
Saban Brands has appointed Kendall Doty as the company’s new vice president of digital.
Gaming company Zynga announced multi-year sports licensing partnerships in football and golf under its new franchise brand Zynga Sports 365.
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