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    Posted on June 17th, 2007 hamster_boy No comments


    (SEATTLE) WizKids Inc., a subsidiary of Topps and the creator of runaway hit games such as HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main, announced today that it will release a new collectable game called the Star Wars PocketModel trading card game (TCG). The agreement is an expansion of Topps' current licensing agreement with Lucas Licensing.

    "The Topps Company and Lucas Licensing have enjoyed a successful 30-year licensing partnership and are proud to extend our license to include trading card games," said Ira Friedman, Topps vice president of Publishing and Licensing.

    Wizkids StarWars

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  • Pirates of the Frozen North Promotion

    Posted on January 29th, 2007 hamster_boy No comments

    Shiver your timbers! The next exciting Pirates expansion, Pirates of the Frozen North releases this Valentine’s day, February 14th! To celebrate this exciting expansion, WizKids is offering you the chance to receive an exclusive Pirates Nordic Raider Pack!
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  • Pirates of the South China Seas

    Posted on December 8th, 2005 hamster_boy No comments

    Take Your Booty to the Far East!

    by Tere Carral

    WizKids, creator of hit games such as Pirates of the Spanish Main, HeroClix, Mage Knight, and MechWarrior, announced the launch of the next Pirates expansion: Pirates of the South China Seas.

    Western powers are sailing the valuable waters of the South China Seas, and the Jade Rebellion opposes their imperialism!

    As with all other Pirates expansions, Pirates of the South China Seas can be played as a standalone expansion or as a part of the growing Pirates line. Game Packs contain everything o­ne person needs to set sail, including two ships, an island/terrain card, treasure and crew, complete rules, and a die.
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  • RIOT: The Collectable Card Game

    Posted on November 20th, 2005 hamster_boy No comments

    RIOT MEDIA, Inc. and WIZKIDS, Inc.
    Join Forces to Create

    The Next Big Thing in Card Games

    NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 25, 2005— First, the world went crazy for Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! Now trendsetting 21st century boys are ready for something new, bigger and even more gripping. RIOT Media, Inc., the o­nly all-encompassing lifestyle brand for tween boys, and WizKids, Inc., the leader in collectible entertainment, have entered into a groundbreaking brand partnership to create the ultimate collectible card game aimed at the underserved market of tween boys.
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  • Pirates of the Barbary Coast release

    Posted on November 6th, 2005 hamster_boy No comments
    October 26, 2005 (SEATTLE) - WizKids Inc., creator of the runaway hit games HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main, is proud to announce the release of the newest stand-alone expansion for Pirates, Pirates of the Barbary Coast.

    "Pirates of the Barbary Coast continues the exciting nautical fun of other Pirates expansions without sacrificing the game's simplicity and elegance," said Mike Samora, vice president of Sales and Marketing for WizKids®. "Everything that makes Pirates a continued success is here: a complete, easy to learn game in every pack, with unique additions just for this release."

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