Tag: WizKids

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2007
December 5, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the release of the MechWarrior® Wolf’s Dragoons Action Packs, which contain some of the most popular mercenary outfits in the MechWarrior game universe! The Wolf’s Dragoons Action Packs offer a variety of combined-arms game pieces.  The Gamma Regiment Action Pack(MSRP $34.99) includes a variety of powerful ’Mechs™…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2007
November 14, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that the Star Wars™: Ground Assault PocketModel™ TCG is available in stores today! Ground Assault combines your favorite space units with all-new ground units.  From the notorious AT-AT to Spider and Tank droids, Ground Assaultgives you new firepower to destroy your opponent’s objectives.  Buildyour fleet with all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2007
November 14, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today that the Halo® ActionClix® Scarab VehiclePack is available at local hobby and game stores now!  The ScarabVehicle Pack blows the lid off tabletop gaming with the largest Clixpiece ever produced!  With the Scarab, a fully playable game piece,players are able to replicate the exciting action from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2007
November 7, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel Game is available in stores today! Pirates fans will recognize their favorite constructible strategy game with a new look and name. The Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel game brings to life players’ favorite ships and characters from all three…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2007
October 10, 2007 (SEATTLE) — Just in time for Halloween, WizKids Inc. announces the newest MechWarrior® release: the Undead Lance Action Pack, which features a foursome of creepy new ’Mechs™ that promises destruction to anyone who opposes them! With their ghastly appearance and supernatural talents, the Undead Lance features a unique game mechanic previously unseen…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2007
October 4, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today prizes for the Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel™ game sweepstakes.  The sweepstakes grand prize is a trip for four to a Disney Theme Park, including round-trip airfare to a Disney resort, hotel room, tickets to a Disney resort and $1,000 spending money.  There will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2007
September 26, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that DC HeroClix®: Crisis will be the next DC HeroClix release.  Crisis, a loaded title for DC Comics fans, is a story that spans three decades and many Earths and that has completely changed the DC universe.  DC Comics’ Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline chronicles the multiverse-spanning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2007
September 20, 2007 (SEATTLE) — The DC HeroClix® “STARRO Attacks” event begins today at registered hobby and game stores worldwide!  HeroClix players at hundreds of retail locations all over the world will compete in five weeks of tournaments.  Each weekly tournament is a Sealed event and is played using game pieces from the DC HeroClix:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2007
Collectable Miniatures Game Features Exclusive Halo 3 Preview Content September 19, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like HeroClix®, Pirates of the Spanish Main™ and the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG), announced today the release of its Halo® ActionClix® collectable miniatures game (CMG). The Halo ActionClix game can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 5, 2007
September 5, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the release DC HeroClix®: Justice League, which heralds a new era for HeroClix!  With 60 individual characters, the Justice League set represents one million years’ worth of JUSTICE LEAGUE characters! Each five-figure Justice League Booster Pack contains even more action-packed 3-D super hero combat than any previous…

 

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 28, 2007
August 28, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. hosted the first-ever HeroClix® World Championship at Gen Con Indianapolis 2007.  In celebration of the fifth anniversary of HeroClix, international distributors around the world offered regional Nationals programs.  The United States was represented by Wizard World Invitational Winner Scott Crampton as well as over 100 players who entered…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2007
August 24, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the successful conclusion of its “Coming of Galactus™” HeroClix® world event.  The event celebrated the fifth anniversary of HeroClix with tournaments that culminated in winners receiving the 2007 Galactus colossal figure. “As we put together the ‘Coming of Galactus’ event, we wanted to deliver to retailers an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2007
New Star Wars PocketModel Booster Pack to Add Ground Units, Including AT-AT and Spider Droid August 16, 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™, today announced it will be releasing this fall the next instalment of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2007
August 8, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today the release of the MechWarrior®: Solaris VII set, which brings the combative drive of the MechWarrior universe to another level.  The thirst for eternal honor and glory will lure MechWarriors from across the Inner Sphere to the gladiatorial splendor of the Solaris VII arenas. The MechWarrior:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2007
July 24, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. reports successful results from its Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG) sampling program.  The promotion, which began on June 8 and runs through July 30, is featured on www.starwars.com, www.cartoonnetwork.com and www.wizkidsgames.com.  Consumers who click the “Free Star Wars PocketModel” ads are directed to a retail locator…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
WORLD HEROCLIX EVENT! July 13, 2007 (SEATTLE) — As part of its continuing celebration of the fifth anniversary of the HeroClix® collectable miniatures game (CMG), WizKids Inc. announces the “STARRO Attacks” world event.  Beginning in September and spanning five weeks, the “STARRO Attacks” event is one of the largest events ever offered for the DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
July 23, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like the HeroClix® CMG and the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ TCG, announced today its agreement with Disney to produce the Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel game.  The game will release in October of 2007. Under the agreement, WizKids will be able to use…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2007
July 12, 2007 (SEATTLE) — The Marvel™ HeroClix® “Coming of Galactus™” event begins today at registered hobby and game stores worldwide!  HeroClix players at hundreds of retail locations all over the world will compete in five weeks of tournaments.  Each weekly tournament is a Sealed event and is played using game pieces from the Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2007
July 12, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that the sales of Marvel™ HeroClix®: Avengers, which officially released world-wide on June 27, has blown away WizKids sales expectations as well as expectations of industry retailers.  Not only did the presales of Marvel HeroClix: Avengers exceed the total sales of each of the last two HeroClix…

 

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