Tag: WizKids

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
  Lead a mutant school and battle for control of the world Hillside, NJ — November 20, 2014 — Expanding upon the successes of Marvel Comics-themed games like “Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men” and “Marvel HeroClix,” WizKids today announced a partnership with game creator Gale Force Nine to publish “X-Men: Mutant Revolution” in March…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2014
Hillside, NJ — November 12, 2014 — WizKids, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, wants to remind fans that the Organized Play (OP) program for D&D® Attack Wing™ begins today! Visit participating retailers or check online for available OP events to get a first hand look and play time with the new tabletop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2014
HeroClixLogoFlash DC Comics HeroClix: The Flash Booster Brick and Fast Forces Packs Available Now    Also, Don’t Miss Out on a Flash-specific WizKids Organized Play Event at Local Retailers Hillside, NJ — November 12, 2014 — WizKids, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, released new DC Comics HeroClix: The Flash booster sets to North…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2014
Epic Dice Battles Return in “Marvel Dice Masters: The Uncanny X-Men” Hillside, NJ — October 30, 2014 — Hot on the heels of the incredibly successful release of Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men, WizKids, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, today unveiled a new addition to its Dice Masters series with Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
Fly Your Dragons into Battle! WizKids Launches D&D® Attack Wing ™ Tactical Miniatures Game and Expansions October 29, 2014 – Hillside, NJ – WizKids Games, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, is pleased to announce the release of their much-anticipated D&D Attack Wing™  Starter Set.  D&D Attack Wing is Dungeons & Dragons themed,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2014
NECAWizNeverWinter WizKids and Perfect World Launch Crossover Item Promotion Hillside, NJ — October 20, 2014 — – WizKids Games, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures is partnering with Perfect World Entertainment, Inc. to offer free in-game content to players of Perfect World’s free-to-play action MMORPG, Neverwinter, set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2014
HeroClxFlashLogo To coincide with the kickoff of the new Flash TV series, WizKids is unveiling some all-new “speedster” themed HeroClix! Scott Porter (comics superfan and the voice of Cyclops on the X-Men animated series) and Kevin Kiniry of DC Comics unbox the latest The Flash HeroClix booster bricks, showing off a variety of amazing high-speed figurines…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2014
GOGHClx1   Take Tabletop Gaming to a Galactic Level of Fun with Marvel HeroClix: Guardians of the Galaxy WizKids Games, the industry leader in Collectible Miniature Games, is pleased to announce the launch of its latest HeroClix set, Marvel HeroClix: Guardians of the Galaxy, based on the upcoming feature film. This all-new set features a 24-figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
WizkidsLogo HILLSIDE, NJ – May 30, 2014 – NECA/WizKids is excited to announce a new Dice Masters game set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe. “We’re excited to expand our Dungeons & Dragons portfolio with the addition of Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters.  Dice Masters is an all new game that utilizes WizKids Games’ proprietary Dice…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2014
March 31, 2014 (Hillside, NJ) – WizKids Games, the pioneer of pre-painted miniature gaming, today announced that the company has entered into an partnership agreement with Asmodee Germany to localize several award winning game titles. “We have chosen Asmodee to be our German language partner in Europe for the award winning titles including— the Mage Knight…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 20, 2014
War Of Light Promo My friend and colleague in the “I can’t get enough news about toys and games” business, Scott Rubin, has been doing a fantastic job of covering the 2014 GAMA conference in Las Vegas this week.  Pop on over to CritToHit.com  to see all his coverage.  I’m hoping he doesn’t mind if I borrow one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2014
Quarmageddon Quarriors! goes free for a week, while its new expansion offers fresh monsters, cards, magic and gameplay updates March 12, 2014, Hillside, N.J.– WizKids Games is pleased to announce Quarmageddon, the digital expansion to its incredibly popular dice “deck-building” game Quarriors! for iPad®, is now available for just $1.99 as an in-app purchase. Quarmageddon adds 40…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 26, 2014
SLOSH at Toy Fair 2014 I’ve been rather impatiently waiting for this release.  Legion of Super-Heroes.  Legion of Doom.  New Gods.  Three great themes that needed to be revisited.  And WizKids did just that.  Here are my initial reactions based on what I’ve seen on various sites. EPIC WIN – Keeping part of the set secret until the end, allowing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2014
DnDlogo This summer, WizKids will debut an all-new line of Dungeons & Dragons pre-painted miniatures that complement the recently announced Tyranny of Dragons adventure theme. FEBRUARY 07, 2014 (Hillside, NJ) – Adding to the excitement of the recently announced Tyranny of Dragons from Wizards of the Coast,   WizKids Games, a division of National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc., is excited…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
November 17, 2013
HeroClix-AvX-Starters Regular readers know I am a huge fan of HeroClix, the Super Hero miniatures game put out by WizKids, a subsidiary of NECA.  In a nutshell, HeroClix is Chess with super powers and if you want to build your team with no knights and 4 bishops, we expect that.  Hulk, the Joker and  Cosmic Boy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2013
HILLSIDE, NJ — November 7, 2013 — WizKids/NECA, the global leader in collectible miniature gaming, today announced that the company has entered into an agreement making Esdevium Games the exclusive distributor of its English-language products to all European territories. “We have chosen Esdevium to be our sole distributor in Europe with the aim of replicating…

 

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