Tag: WizKids

 

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
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
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
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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
  New and unique features and enhancements available in the digital version of the award-winning game Hillside, N.J. – November 4, 2013 – Game creator WizKids/NECA today announce the upcoming release of Quarriors! compatible with iPad®, based on the hit original dice building game Quarriors!, created by Mike Elliot and Eric M. Lang.  Since its…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2013
  Invite Fans and Backers to Share the Love and Win a Wallet Hillside, NJ—September 17, 2013—Backing the recently launched Yu-Gi-Oh! Game Card Wallet Kickstarter isn’t the only way to score an officially licensed, custom designed game wallet as WizKids/NECA today announced a special giveaway, inviting fans and backers the chance to win one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
WIZKIDS GAMES TO DEBUT NEW GAME TITLES, INAUGURAL HEROCLIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, AT ESSEN SPIEL 2013 Hillside, NJ—August 22, 2013—WizKids/NECA (WizKids), the industry leader in tabletop games with cutting edge 3D figures, today revealed plans to debut three upcoming games and host the inaugural HeroClix European National Championships at Essen Spiel 2013, taking place October 24-27…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
Invites New Players to Join the Battle Developers of HeroClix Online, the digital transliteration of the popular turn-based collectible miniatures game, have made collecting, creating a force and joining the battle easier than ever. Beginning today, all new players will enjoy instant access to the online game and account creation, with a free download. In…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2013
New Update and Physical Figures Out Now, Featuring Invincible Iron Man Hillside, NJ & Cary, NC – August 1, 2013 – Get ready for a heroic expansion as WizKids/NECA and MFV, developers of the recently launched TabApp™ Elite, today released a new update adding famed Marvel Super Heroes to the app. Three new physical figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2013
New Booster Pack and Content Update Available Now Hillside, NJ & Cary, NC – July 15, 2013 – The recently launched TabApp™ Elite today received a new update adding new content and physical figures based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ blockbuster title, Man of Steel, featuring the legendary DC Comics Super Hero Superman. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2013
Bring Strategy Puzzle Building Platform to iPad®   Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—July 12, 2013—Game creators WizKids/NECA and MFV are inviting players to Connect With Pieces™…on the go! Developers today announced the arrival of Connect With Pieces™ for iPad®, taking puzzle gaming to a new level. The first installment of the new app features custom puzzles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
With the upcoming launch of the highly anticipated film “Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures PACIFIC RIM”, and the release of the Pacific Rim Action Figure line and movie-themed HeroClix just around the corner, NECA/WizKids today announced a month-long giveaway extravaganza, featuring NECA Pacific Rim prizes and prize packs that will be awarded weekly. One…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2013
  Hillside, N.J. – June 3, 2013 – WizKids/NECA, LLC (WizKids), the leader in collectible gaming, announces a “Khan Exclusive” available at GenCon for their forthcoming Star Trek™ : Attack Wing miniatures game. WizKids Games will release their new Star Trek: Attack Wing miniatures game at the GenCon gaming convention in Indianapolis, IN (August 15—18)….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
Hillside, N.J. – May 24, 2013 – WizKids/NECA, LLC (WizKids), the leader in collectible gaming, announced the Dominion War Organized Play event for the forthcoming Star TrekTM HeroClix™ miniatures game line-up— Star Trek: Attack Wing. In September, WizKids Games kicks off a six-month storyline Organized Play program centered around The Dominion War. In The Dominion…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 22, 2013
WizKids has released the latest expansion to its table top miniatures game, HeroClix, Teen Titans.   The set is available in 4 options. 3 are blind purchases: 5 figure boosters, super boosters, single figure packs. The last is a “Fast Forces” set, a clear blister which shows you the 6 figures you get and comes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2013
   New Collectibles Hit Shelves This Summer Hillside NJ – May 22, 2013—WizKids Games, the leader in collectible miniatures gaming, has announced a new collection to the HeroClix line-up; BioShock Infinite HeroClix miniatures, featuring themed collectible figures based on the highest rated game of the year to date. The latest collection to join the HeroClix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2013
Offer a Seat at the 2013 HeroClix Worlds Event Developers of HeroClix Online today announced a new six-week tournament series titled ‘War of the Shards’ in which one lucky hero will receive an invitation to this year’s HeroClix World event, to be held at Gen Con 2013 in Indianapolis, IN August 15-18. Each week of…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 22, 2013
Mid May will see the next release of HeroClix miniatures for that game, this time themed on the various eras, friends and enemies of the Teen Titans.  But it comes with a twist.  A new type of piece, the team base, is being added. In the past, it has often been difficult to field a…

 

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