Tag: Video Games


by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2007
August 29, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. hosted the highly anticipated Halo® ActionClix® Prerelease tournament at Gen Con Indianapolis 2007.  The tournament, which was held Saturday, August 18, sold out at the maximum of 256 players. “Halo fans and Clix players alike were excited to be part of this event.  People couldn’t wait to see…


by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2007
4HHoG2 New Relationship Unites Two Powerhouse Entertainment Companies and Classic Brands to Create New Interactive Experiences   REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and PAWTUCKET, R.I. – August 7, 2007 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) today announced a strategic licensing agreement that will bring together two of the most powerful entertainment companies in an…


by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
TBMarjorie Covenant Plasma Rifle and Plasma Pistol will feature Laser Pursuit play. SAN DIEGO, CA—(July 26, 2007)— Jasman Toys, a growing toy designer and manufacturer, plans to offer a sneak peek of its highly anticipated Halo 3™ replica weapons with Laser Pursuit technology at Booth #1116, hosted by Tor Books, during Comic-Con International 2007 in San…


by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2007
JLUHawkManGirl1 LOS ANGELES, CALIF., July 10, 2007 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed the first details surrounding two of the three new original intellectual properties in development at EA Los Angeles (EALA) in collaboration with Academy Award® winning director and producer, Steven Spielberg. "I am a gamer myself and game development has always intrigued…


by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2007
JLUHawkManGirl1 Halo 3 Content Revealed as part of Halo ActionClix Collectable Miniatures Game Debut July 9, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids Inc., a subsidiary of Topps and the creator of runaway hit games such as HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main™, will unveil exclusive Halo 3 content as part of its debut of the Halo®…


by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2007
DSTtakei At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, NECA will debut the prototypes for this fall’s highly anticipated Castlevania series. To celebrate and commemorate the launch of this amazing series we wanted to offer something special. The "Pixel" Simon Mini Figure is based on the look of the original Castlevania vampire hunter, Simon Belmont, and how he…


by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2007
Gamers Control the Outcome of the Planet as They Choose to Protect it as AUTOBOTS or Destroy it as DECEPTICONS   Santa Monica, CA – June 26, 2007 – The fate of the world is in gamers’ hands with the announcement that TRANSFORMERS: The Game from Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), under license from HPG, the…


by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2007
WizSWCardGame The new Halo ActionClix miniatures game website is now live! You can check it out at www.haloactionclix.com. Halo ActionClix will feature more than 80 miniatures from the Halo universe including preview content from Halo 3 releasing this fall. WizKids plans on producing Vehicle Packs and has a big surprise planned for San Diego Comic-Con July…


by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2007
BTTF_EUTS   HONG KONG–Corgi International Limited (Nasdaq GM:CRGI) today announced that it has entered into a Master Toy/Collectible License Agreement on a multi-category range of products through to 2010 with Nintendo of America Inc. to produce ranges of product on Nintendo® properties that include Super Mario®, Donkey Kong® and the Legend of Zelda®.  The comprehensive range…


by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2007
This Sunday at 11 p.m. EDT Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim” will feature a special night of “Robot Chicken” programming with “Robot Chicken: Star Wars” airing at the top of every hour and each airing (11 pm – 3 am) will feature an exclusive 60 second behind-the-scenes look at the making of TRANSFORMERS: The Game as…


by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2007
DSTSTgenesis_khan SOTA Toys is lowering the retail price of Darkstalkers from $24.99 to $17.99. In doing so, SOTA is taking the number of accessories that came with these figures and including only those that are essential. SOTA is responding to the fact that action figure fans care more about getting the figures that they want for…


by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2007
Montreal, Quebec, Canada – 3rd May 2007.  SaiZon is extending the scope of playability of Stikfas Action Figure Kits through the launch of a new online gaming website – www.stikfasgames.com The new website currently features 8 games, each of which features a product from the Stikfas product line.  For example, one of the games features…