Mighty Meeples: Ghostbusters Collection to Be Released by Cryptozoic Based on Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Classic Film Ghostbusters
Tin Depicts Iconic Vehicle from Original Ghostbusters Films and Stores the Included Six Ghostbusters Mighty Meeples Figures
Lake Forest, CA – February 1, 2017 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and collectibles, today announced this week’s release of the Mighty Meeples: Ghostbusters Collection.
The tin resembles the Ecto-1, the iconic vehicle belonging to the Ghostbusters, and provides a stylish home for the six included Mighty Meeples figures, all depicting characters from the original 1980s Ghostbusters films. The five 1-inch figures feature heroes Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore, as well as popular paranormal antagonist Slimer. The sixth figure, portraying the enormous villain Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, is appropriately larger, standing 2.5 inches tall. The Mighty Meeples can be collected for display or can replace pieces in any board game to upgrade the experience.
First appearing over 15 years ago, the “meeple”—short for “my people”—possesses a distinctive shape that has made it a popular choice for player pieces in a variety of games. Cryptozoic increases the fun with Mighty Meeples that are oversized (regular meeples are usually .75 inches) and portray some of the most famous characters in popular culture.
The Mighty Meeples: Ghostbusters Collection will be available at retailers nationwide starting February 1 for a suggested retail price of $14.99.
- Tin resembles iconic Ecto-1 from 1980s Ghostbusters movies
- Tin stores Mighty Meeples figures
- Includes six wooden Mighty Meeples figures featuring Ghostbusters characters
- Five 1-inch Mighty Meeples figures: Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore
- One 2.5-inch Mighty Meeple figure: Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
- Collectible figures can be used in board games
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the DC Comics™ Deck-Building Game, The Walking Dead™ Board Game, The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game and Ghostbusters™: The Board Game, one of the most funded tabletop games in Kickstarter history. Following a philosophy and core principle of “Fans First,” the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community.
Visit www.cryptozoic.com for more information about product releases, events and news.
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information, go to http://www.sonypictures.com.
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