DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice League Has Arrived in North American Stores

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DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice League Arrives in North American Stores

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 USD, the DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice League Starter Pack includes 44 custom dice, 38 cards, two dice bags and a rulebook – everything you need to get started with head-to-head dice battling in the DC universe.

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To expand your collection, WizKids also offers DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice League foil packs, which contain two cards and two dice with additional heroes and villains. Available for $0.99 MSRP each, these make a great purchase for new and established Dice Masters players alike! The foil packs can be found in gravity feed retail displays, and there are over 30 fan favorites from a variety of Justice League heroes and villains to collect, including Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Zatanna, Deathstroke, The Joker, Darkseid and more!

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Star Trek: Attack Wing Announement

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Hello Star Trek: Attack Wing Players,

Thank you for your continued support of Star Trek: Attack Wing. We want to thank everyone for coming out to the US National Championship, the Canadian National Championship and for all the ongoing in-store tournament support. We also want to offer special congratulations to our new National Champions, Danial Dattola and Pete Smith! We look forward to seeing many familiar and new faces at the World Championship being held June 3rd-7th, 2015 at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio.

From time to time we make changes to try to make the highest levels of competitive play a vibrant and active experience. Our playtesting over the past year identified a few areas to focus on, and we verified at the National Championships what we believe will be good for the competitive play community.

The following changes should bring more variety of factions and ships types to the current environment.

-Ships with a 360-degree firing arc printed on their Ship Token may only fire their Primary weapon up to Range 2 when firing from that arc, unless granted the ability to fire at Range 3 from a specific upgrade card.

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X-Men: Mutant Revolution Strategy Game Now Available in North American Stores

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X-Men: Mutant Revolution Strategy Game Now Available in North American Stores

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 today.

X-Men: Mutant Revolution allows you to play as classic X-Men characters — including Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, and Storm — as they lead their school against its rivals. In the game, 3-4 players will recruit heroes and students, training each team and sending them on missions to spread your vision for mutants to the world.

For more information, please visit: http://wizkids.com/x-men-mutant-revolution/

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Game Overview:

In the aftermath of the Phoenix event, new mutants are appearing all over the Earth. Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, and Storm each have a vision for the future, but will they unite humans with mutants, or will they tear the world apart?

Features:

  • Play as Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, or Storm as they lead their school with unique powers and abilities. Recruit heroes and students. Train your team and send them on missions to spread your vision for mutants to the world.
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WizKids’ Temple of Elemental Evil Board Game Arrives in North American Retail

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WizKids’ Temple of Elemental Evil Board Game Arrives in North American Retail

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The latest Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System Cooperative Board Game is ready for your adventurers.

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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 Elemental Evil board game, you and your friends play as heroic adventurers. Using your amazing abilities, spells and magic weapons, you must explore the dungeons beneath the mysterious and dangerous Sword Coast, where you will fight monsters, overcome hazards and find treasure. Grab a copy of Temple of Elemental Evil and get ready for the tabletop adventure of a lifetime.

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The Temple of Elemental Evil board game features multiple scenarios, challenging quests and cooperative game play designed for 1-5 players. Play can occur in stand-alone sessions between friends, but the 13 adventures can also be played sequentially in a campaign. The contents can also be combined with other D&D Adventure System Cooperative Play board games providing endless replay opportunities.

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New & Upcoming from Fantasy Flight Games

News on new and upcoming products from Fantasy Flight Games can be found here.

New releases include a new edition of the acclaimed board game Mission: Red Planet, the Imperial Raider expansion pack for X-Wing, Breaker Bay expansion for Android: Netrunner, The Treason of Saruman for The Lord of the Rings Card Game, Heirs of Blood Campaign Book for Descent 2nd Edition, Star Wars Armada Dice Pack, and more …

Origins Awards Nominees Announced

The list of Origins Award 2015 nominees is now available. This year’s winners will be announced at Origins Game Fair in Columbus OH on Saturday June 6th.

Award categories include:

  • Best Board Game
  • Best Card Game
  • Best Children’s, Family & Party Game
  • Best Collectible Card Game
  • Best Game Accessory
  • Best Historical Board Game
  • Best Historical Miniature/Figure Line
  • Best Historical Miniature Rules
  • Best Historical Miniature Rules Supplement
  • Best Miniature Figure Line
  • Best Miniature Figure Rules
  • Best Role Playing Game
  • Best Role Playing Supplement

Upcoming Releases from Spartan Games for Firestorm Armada/Firestorm Planetfall

Spartan Games has posted pre-order information for its new releases for Firestorm Armada and Firestorm Planetfall. For Armada there are new Hawker Industries and Works Raptor boxed sets, and for Planetfall, each faction gets new Recon Helixes and Light Infantry Upgrade box sets.

It’s Official – Rifts is coming for the Savage Worlds RPG

Pinnacle Entertainment have announced that it will be developing a Savage Worlds version of the immensely popular Palladium RIFTS setting. No release date has been given although Pinnacle plan to have the core setting available in time for Christmas. More details can be found on the Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s website.

Prepare for Adventure – Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Box Set II Arrives in North American Stores

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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 the Human Barbarian, Kyra the Human Cleric, Harsk the Dwarf Ranger, Biter the Badger, Ezren the Human Wizard, and Merisiel the Elf Rogue. Priced at a suggested $29.99 USD, the Iconic Heroes Box Set II is sure to please fans of Iconic Pathfinder characters and anyone who enjoys top-quality fantasy figures.As an additional bonus, each Iconic Heroes Box Set includes exclusive “Boon Cards” for use in the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game. These Boon Cards are only available with the Pathfinder Battles Iconic Heroes sets.

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For more information, please visit – http://wizkids.com/pathfinder-battles-iconic-heroes-set-2/

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