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Norm of the North sets two mobile games into motion

In the lead-up to the January 15 US theatrical debut of Norm of the North, Lionsgate, mobile developer Animoca Brands and Splash Entertainment have teamed up to launch two mobile games based on the animated feature.

Nick Australia launches content-rich interactive app

Aussie kids can now get their hands on Nick Play, a free app that features hundreds of Nickelodeon videos, original short-form animations and newly created games, as well as full-length episodes of the net’s biggest hits.

Disney’s gears up Inside Out app

In advance of the June 19 US premiere of the latest Disney-Pixar film Inside Out, Disney Mobile Games has launched Inside Out Thought Bubbles, a new bubble-shooter game for iOS and Android devices.

The top five educational Android game apps

With Google Play in the process of rolling out its new dedicated family features that make it easier for parents to find kid-appropriate content, iKids Weekly takes a closer look at the current top five free educational Android game apps.

Google Play gets even more family-friendly

Google has unveiled a number of new features for Google Play that make it easier for parents to find kid-friendly content on the digital store.

Amazon launches exclusive Fireman Sam app

In a move that expands the digital content library of its exclusive Fireman Sam hub on, Mattel has released Fireman Sam: Hero Adventures, a new Android preschool app from its HIT Entertainment division.

Hopster inks content deal with DreamWorks Classics

Kids TV and learning service Hopster has inked a multi-territory content deal with DreamWorks Classics for seven of its kids titles.

Fuhu bolsters nabi tablets with new content subscription service

Tablet maker Fuhu is launching a new monthly content subscription service for US kids. nabi Pass aims to set itself apart from similar services by combining educational and entertainment content across media, and it’s currently on the hunt for more content partners.

Disney Movies Anywhere presses Play on Google deal

Disney has made a deal with Google to enable users to stream the digital versions of its movies on Android devices.

Roblox heads to Google’s marketplace

Popular user-generated gaming site Roblox has launched a new free-to-play app version for Android mobile devices that expands the platform’s existing global user base of more than 60 million players across PC, Mac and iOS.


Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.


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