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.
Microsoft Studios has given U.S. toymaker Jakks Pacific the rights to its video game property Halo for action figures and costumes.
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."
"Minecraft" will soon be getting the Springfield treatment with a new The Simpsons-branded content pack in the video game.
Nickelodeon U.K. has launched the first episode of a new online adventure game series, called "SpongeBob QuestPants."
David Haddad has been promoted to executive vice president and general manager of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
The Pokémon Company International has hired Monika Salazar as its new director of licensing.
Nickelodeon has tapped Activision Publishing for a new video game based on the SpongeBob SquarePants brand, "SpongeBob HeroPants."
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.
Rainmaker Entertainment is planning a theatrical film, Sly Cooper, based on the PlayStation video game franchise.
Game of 2 Halves has added a series of new partners for Deep Silver, the video game publisher behind games such as “Saints Row.”
Disney XD Canada will debut a new live-action news-style show that takes viewers inside the world of gaming Monday.
Rebellion has teamed with NextGen Gaming for online and mobile slots and bingo games featuring 2000 AD’s comic book character Judge Dredd.
Ubisoft’s Rabbids are taking over retail across the U.S. with a full lineup of licensed apparel, books, toys and more.
Already available on XBox One and PC, the video game "Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare" arrives on Playstation4 this month, with a toy line following in September.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
Activision Publishing’s has launched the new side-scrolling action-adventure video game, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze.”
Rocklove has released new jewelry lines based on two popular video games–Bethesda Game Studio's "Skyrim" and BioWare's "Dragon Age."
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