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.
McFarlane Toys has unveiled its new toy line based on Ubisoft’s “Rabbids” video game and the Nickelodeon TV Series, “Rabbids Invasion.”
Sony Pictures and director Chris Columbus are working with some of the 1980’s most iconic video game brands for the upcoming animated film Pixels.
Nintendo is following in the footsteps of Activision’s Skylanders and Disney’s Infinity with plans for its own interactive figure platform.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet are developing a film based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series.
Gaming company Zynga announced multi-year sports licensing partnerships in football and golf under its new franchise brand Zynga Sports 365.
Disney Interactive and Marvel have launched a new version of the Disney Infinity hybrid toy/video game, "Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes."
Ireland's An Post has issued a collectible four-stamp set celebrating video game icons Nintendo’s Mario and SEGA’ s Sonic the Hedgehog.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual British Academy Children’s Awards Sunday in London.
SEGA is updating its phenomenallysuccessful Sonic the Hedgehog character for a new generation of gamers.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
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