With theatrical planned and a new animated series primed for delivery, Mind Candy, creators of the Moshi Monster phenomenon, discusses what the future holds as it turn five years old.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with USAopoly to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with a collector’s edition Monopoly.
The U.K.’s largest nature conservation charity RSPB has teamed up with Pants On Fire Games to create the original board game Wing It.
Licensed toys play prominently in the list of finalists for the Toy Industry Association’s 2014 Toy of the Year Awards.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
Hasbro has partnered with jewelry and accessories retailer Icing for a capsule collection inspired by the Monopoly board game.
Electronic Arts and Hasbro have launched two new Monopoly-branded casino game apps.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Wolfgang Link as president of Toys ‘R’ Us Europe and Jacobo Caller as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia.
Atlantyca Entertainment’s licensing partner BRB Internacional has inked a new deal with Librodivo for a line of Geronimo Stilton board games.
The Toy Industry Association will induct five new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame next February.
Nurture Rights has appointed Paul Lamond Games as the U.K. licensee for Dinosaur Roar! puzzles and games.
Giromax has released a new line of trading cards in the U.K. featuring Moose Toys’ collectible toy property Trash Pack.
Zodiak Kids has tapped Wonder Forge for Tickety Toc games, in a deal brokered by Established Brands.
Magic Light Pictures has signed a direct-to-retail deal with Sainsbury’s for The Gruffalo brand, in a partnership brokered by TLC.
LEGO has teamed up with Funcom for the new “LEGO Minifigures Online” game, which is set to debut in the second half of 2014.
Stuller and World Trade Jewelers have extended their brand collaboration agreement to include Scrabble-brand jewelry.
Spin Master Games and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have teamed up to create Stratego-The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug game based on The Hobbit movie trilogy.
Pressman Toy is getting ready for The Smurfs 2 with a line of preschool games and puzzles.
Disney Consumer Products has revealed the product collection for Disneytoon Studios' upcoming animated film, Disney's Planes.
Performance Brands has been appointed as the promotions agency for The Pokémon Company International in Europe.
Playing card company Cartamundi U.K. has made two new additions to its sales and marketing team.
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