Tag: WizKids

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2015
Program expands outside the US to Europe, Latin America and Canada – offering awesome tournaments and prizes to players and retailers Hillside, NJ —December 8, 2016 – WizKids is pleased and excited to announce the return of their popular “WizKids Open” series of in-store tabletop game tournaments for 2016. The 2016 WizKids Open program includes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2015
WizKids is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the Marvel HeroClix: Classic Avengers Starter Set and Marvel HeroClix: Uncanny X-Men Booster Brick translated in Spanish. This offering will be the first production of fully translated HeroClix products available May 2016 globally. The Marvel HeroClix: Classic Avengers Starter Set features six iconic Avengers figures including Ant-Man,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2015
Hillside, NJ — November 4, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to unveil the latest release in their popular Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes pre-painted figures series today. Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 4 includes six new figures for tabletop play, and a set of exclusive “Boon” cards specifically for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, all of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2015
NECA Toys dropped a bomb on fans today when they announced a new line of 7″ Action Figure pack-ins in partnership with Warner Brothers Home Video.   Much like the movie accurate black costume 1989 Michael Keaton Batman 7″ action figure that was released last year with the Diamond Edition of the Batman DVD, these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2015
Hillside, NJ — October 6, 2015 – WizKids, maker of the popular Dice Masters series of tabletop dice-building games, is pleased to announce the newest game in the platform, featuring everyone’s favorite wall-crawler: Marvel’s Spider-Man! The new Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider­-Man collection will arrive in North American retail this November, and promises plenty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2015
Hillside, NJ — September 9, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to announce the North American retail availability of their latest D&D pre-painted figures line – D&D Icons of the Realms: Rage of Demons. The Rage of Demons series includes well-known and beloved creatures such as the Beholder, Djinn, Nightmare, Rust Monster, Roper and more! Fantastic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
HILLSIDE, NJ – August 14, 2015 – WizKids, maker of quality board games and miniatures, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Star Trek: Frontiers. Designed by Andrew Parks, Star Trek: Frontiers puts a new spin on the bestselling board game Mage Knight, by Vlaada Chvátil. “Like the Mage Knight board game, Star Trek:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2015
It’s here! Watch Scott Porter unbox the upcoming Marvel HeroClix: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. set — along with celebrity guest, Rob Buckley, and Marvel Entertainment Executive Director, Arune Singh. Get a sneak peek at the espionage-filled world featured in the Booster Bricks here!

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 26, 2015
Dice Masters Dragons Have you ever gone to a web site which sells stuff you want to buy and wondered, what is it like dealing with this company?  Well, I pulled the trigger and placed such an order the other day.  Here is my experience with Cool Stuff Inc. It actually started a month or so ago.  I…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 20, 2015
Age of Ultron Dice It was almost inevitable.  Dice Masters, WizKids dice and card game, has released it latest round of pieces and its is themed on the recent Marvel blockbuster movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Backing up, Dice Masters is a game where you start with generic dice which give you various forms of energy.  You use this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2015
TMNT HeroClix and Dice Masters games available this year JUNE 3, 2015 (Columbus, OH) – At Origins Game Fair today, WizKids announced a partnership with Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, to produce multiple tabletop games based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The first two games developed under this partnership will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2015
Hillside, NJ — May 21, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to unveil the latest release in its wildly popular Dice Masters line –Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron. Set for a July 2015 release, Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron has you battling it out with a friend, using Super Heroes and villains from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015 – Today WizKids has released the third installment in the Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes figures series – which includes six new figures and a set of exclusive “Boon” cards specifically for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game.  In the Iconic Heroes Box Set III, players will find fan-favorite characters including Alain the Human…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 9, 2015
This past Wednesday saw the release of Avengers Assemble, the latest set of miniatures in WizKids HeroClix miniatures combat game.  For those not familiar with the game, think Chess with superpowers, where your team can be made up of anyone you can think of, usually from the combined DC and Marvel universes, but sometimes ventures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2015
Prepare to fill your dueling dice bag with popular DC heroes and villains!  Hillside, NJ — May 1, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to announce the release of DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice League, the dice-building game featuring iconic DC characters, available now in stores across North America. At a suggested retail price of $14.99…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2015
Hillside, NJ — April 30, 2015— WizKids and Gale Force Nine are pleased to announce the release of the new HeroClix strategy game X-Men: Mutant Revolution, in North American retail this week. X-Men: Mutant Revolution allows you to play as classic X-Men characters — including Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, and Storm — as they lead their…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 30, 2015
Dice Masters Justice League Starter I’ve just gotten into this game.  Yeah, I’m at least 6 months (and as of today, 5 releases late, but this combination of deck building (think Dominion) and monster attacking (think Magic) is pretty cool and just released my favorite license! So you get 8 characters to choose from, 8 trap/spells to choose from, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2015
The latest Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System Cooperative Board Game is ready for your adventurers.  HILLSIDE, April 29, 2015 — WizKids, makers of quality board games and miniatures, is pleased to announce the release of the latest title in the D&D product series – the Temple of Elemental Evil board game. In the Temple of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2015
Prepare for Adventure – Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Box Set II Arrives in North American Stores Hillside, NJ — April 22, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to announce the latest release in its Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes figures series today. In the Iconic Heroes Box Set II, fans will find beloved Pathfinder characters including Amiri…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 28, 2015
Justice League Trinity War Earlier this week, Wiz Kids released their latest set of HeroClix, Justice League: Trinity War.  If you’ve been reading here a while, you know I am a huge fan of both the game and the Justice League, so this is a set aimed right at me. The set name does a good job of suggesting…

 

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