January 29, 2007 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like
HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main, announced today the Pirates at
Ocean’s Edge constructible strategy game (CSG) set, which continues the
mystical fantasy world of Pirates of Davy Jones Curse.
Pirates at Ocean’s Edge features new sea monsters like titanic crabs,
prehistoric sharks and awesome sea dragons, which plague the unknown waters
at the edge of the globe. Pirates everywhere have begun using junk ships
from the orient, swift windcatchers and sturdy catamarans. In addition,
treacherous whirlpools make navigating the high seas a challenge that only
the most skilled pirate would attempt.
"Pirates at Ocean¹s Edge maximizes the fun of constructing incredible sea
creatures and awesome ships," said WizKids® EVP of Sales, Marketing and
Product Development, Joe Hauck. "Destroying your opponent’s fleet has never
been this satisfying."
Pirates at Ocean¹s Edge releases worldwide in April 2007 and will be
available in traditional Game Packs and never-before-seen two-player Mega
Packs. Traditional Game Packs (MSRP $3.99) each contain two ships or one
ship and one sea monster, one whirlpool/island card, one crew or treasure
card, game rules and one mini-die. Two-player Mega Packs (MSRP $8.99) each
contain a combination of five ships and/or sea monsters, two whirlpool/island
cards, two crew or treasure cards, game rules and two mini-dice.
Also releasing in April are oversized Pirates at Ocean¹s Edge Tins and Value
Boxes. Each Tin (MSRP $14.99) contains four Pirates at Ocean¹s Edge Game
Packs and random, exclusive Special Edition Pirates of the South China Seas
game pieces. A free sample pack of the Pirates CSG Online game is also
included. Each Value Box (MSRP $9.99) contains six ships, three crew or
treasure cards, game rules, one of four Special Edition, four-mast ships and
one regular-sized die.
A wholly owned subsidiary of the Topps Company (TOPP), WizKids is a
Seattle-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating tabletop
games driven by imagination. Its HeroClix and Pirates brands are among the
most successful games on the market today. Over 150 million game pieces have
been sold worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.
©2007 WizKids Inc. All rights reserved. HeroClix, Pirates of the Spanish
Main, Pirates of the South China Seas, Pirates of Davy Jones¹ Curse, Pirates
at Ocean¹s Edge and WizKids are trademarks of WizKids Inc.
||Posted by Jason Geyer