Tag: WizKids

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2008
Hot on the heels of the discussions about the scuttling of WizKids and the possibility of other companies picking up the the licenses, games and assets, comes this press release from Catalyst Games on their official site:   Catalyst Game Labs has tendered an offer with The Topps Company, Inc. to acquire various WizKids’ properties,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2008
October 15, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sell-in of DC HeroClix®: Arkham Asylum.  WizKids’ entire inventory of Arkham Asylum, releasing October 22, has been completely sold in to distribution in North America due to overwhelming preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum brings BATMAN’s most dangerous villains to players’ tabletops to re-wage the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2008
Order Now to Ensure Receipt of an Un-Numbered Secret Invasion “Super Skrull Illuminati” Figure September 12, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. proudly announces that for the first time in the history of the “Buy it by the Brick” program, the company will be reprinting a brick figure –  the Super Skrull: Illuminati from Marvel HeroClix:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2008
August 20, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. is pleased to announced that it has sold out of numbered Marvel HeroClix: Secret Invasion “Buy it by the Brick” Super Skrull: Illuminati figures and has begun taking orders towards a first-ever brick figure reprint. Secret Invasion is the second “Buy it by the Brick” program sell out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2008
March 14, 2008 (SEATTLE) — Due to overwhelming DC HeroClix®: Crisis preorder sales and “Buy it by the Brick” orders, Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors — WizKids’ exclusive distributors for HeroClix products into independent hobby stores — has sold out of its entire Crisis inventory.  “The spread of Crisis sales across a wide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
 January 22, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sellout of DC HeroClix®: Crisis five-figure Boosters and bricks.  Crisis, releasing February 27, is completely sold out at the manufacturer in North America due to unexpectedly high preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Crisis brings to players’ tabletops characters from the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Infinite Crisis,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2008
January 18, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the “Spot the Plot!” promotion in the Pirates of the Cursed Seas™: Rise of the Fiends PocketModel™ game. Rise of the Fiends explores the stories of legendary Pirates characters like Calico Cat, “Cannonball” Gallows and the Hag of Tortuga, and there is more to these characters than…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2008
January 8, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces Order 66, the next scheduled release of the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG), to arrive in stores March 2008. Chancellor Palpatine’s treachery has been revealed, and the annihilation of the Jedi rebellion is imminent with the execution of Order 66.  Fight the military response with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
WizKids previously announced the“WizKids Convention Weekend” beginning on February 1 to February 3,2008, which brings the WizKids free-with-purchase convention giveaways to your local hobby and game stores.  But now, the “WizKids Convention Weekend” will now also offer DC HeroClix JOHNNY THUNDER limited edition figure.  Only available before at DC HeroClix events at Gen Con Indy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
December 19, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces one of the most exciting HeroClix® Buy-It-by-the-Brick figure yet!  The World’s Finest figure is a HeroClix one-of-a-kind SUPERMAN and BATMAN duo figure.  This limited edition, numbered figure is free with the purchase of a DC HeroClix: Crisis Brick (a ten-booster bundle). “This is one of the most…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2007
December 6, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKidsInc. announces the “WizKids® Convention Weekend,” which brings WizKids free-with-purchase convention giveaways to local hobby and game stores! From February 1 to February 3, 2008,WizKids fans can get those hard-to-find WizKids giveaways — such as the Mighty Thor™, BATMAN and Vlad the Impaler — for the first time ever outside…

 

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
STTOS_16_2 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
BARTFORBIDDENPLANETUK 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
halowalmart 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…

 

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