San Francisco-based Dimensional Branding Group is furthering the licensing potential of the record-breaking Temple Run mobile brand, bringing Empire Multimedia Corporation and Wild Pumpkin on board as exclusive licensing agents for Pan-China and Australia and New Zealand, respectively.
Animal Planet has released a new app for Kindergarten-aged kids called Hide & Seek Pets. Developed by US-based app maker Cupcake Digital in partnership with Discovery Communications, the app is the first in a series designed using new US Core Curriculum State Standards (CCSS).
After partnering earlier this year with Scholastic UK, six-month-old digital book shop Me Books is adding a range of HarperCollins UK picture book titles to its library.
As digital streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon continue to take on network-esque characteristics by developing their own original content, kidcasters like Nickelodeon are doing what they can to make their own content more accessible on-demand.
On-demand kidnet Kabillion is heading further into YouTube territory courtesy of Maker Studios – an indie network on the video-sharing site that has accumulated more than 10,000 channels and 165 million content subscribers.
It looks like Nickelodeon is sticking to its recent pledge to deliver more comedic content to its audiences, as seen by a refresh of its animation channel Nicktoons UK.
Hasbro Studios’ Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters will be offered to Netflix’s North American subscribers, as part of an expanded multi-year kids programming agreement between the two companies.
With mobile games encompassing all aspects of kids’ daily lives, it was only a matter of time before they would infiltrate their dreams, too. A new iOS app called Zeds, from the UK’s Channel 4 Education and digital content developer Chunk, lets teens record their sleep data, which is then turned into a bespoke iOS game.
Along with the impending July release of the second Smurfs film comes an all-new video game from Sony Pictures Consumer Products and Ubisoft.