WIZKIDS/NECA, MFV LAUNCH NEW CARD GAME APP, SHUFFLING THE DECK™
Features Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim
Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C. - July 24, 2013 - Following the recent launch of WizKids Games' hit card game Shuffling the Deck™, the game creator alongside sister company and Cary-based game developer, MFV, today announced Shuffling the Deck™ for iPad®. The new app is themed for the hit film Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures "Pacific Rim", and available free from the App Store now.
Developers have brought the leading tabletop card game to digital form, combining dynamic gameplay with engaging special effects, immersive sounds and multiple play modes.
In Shuffling the Deck™ players are given secret character cards, taking on their characters' roles to earn as many points as they can each turn, while discovering treasures and avoiding danger. At the end of the game, secret characters are revealed and the player with the highest points wins.
WIZKIDS/NECA, MFV ANNOUNCE CONNECT WITH PIECES™ FOR MOBILE FEATURING WARNER BROS. PICTURES AND LEGENDARY PICTURES PACIFIC RIM
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 from the hit film Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures PACIFIC RIM, and is available for download, free on the App StoreSM today.
June 30, 2013 - Do you have a few extra minutes? Good, because there are a few contests you might want to enter:
- Diamond Comics has a Man of Steel/IMAX contest happening on their PREVIEWSworld web site. Enter by July 5th. Prizes include IMAX tickets, a DC Collectibles statue of Superman, Man of Steel LEGO sets, Superman graphic novels, and lots more Superman goodies.
- Sideshow Collectibles is also giving away a faux bronze Wolverine statue. Enter by July 25th.
- Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a set of Pacific Rim statues, autographed by Guillermo del Toro. Enter by July 31st.
- And speaking of Pacific Rim, you've already entered the NECA/WizKids Pacific Rim giveaway, haven't you? No? Get to it, you have until July 15th.
NECA/WIZKIDS ANNOUNCES MONTH-LONG PACIFIC RIM GIVEAWAY EXTRAVAGANZA
June 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 winner will be awarded weekly, and prizes include WizKids Games' upcoming Pacific Rim HeroClix Gravity Feeds and mini-games, as well as NECA's 7" scale Pacific Rim Action Figures. Prize packs will vary and a total of four prizes packs will be awarded during the giveaway.
The giveaway ends July 15. There is no purchase necessary, participants may enter once per day. Each weekly winner will be selected at random and notified via email.
WIZKIDS GAMES ANNOUNCES PACIFIC RIM: HEROCLIX
NEW LINE REVEALED BY LEGENDARY PICTURES AND NECA
June 2013 - Game creator WizKids Games today announced the latest collection to join HeroClix, the most popular collectible miniatures tabletop game on the market, featuring characters from the much-anticipated Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures film PACIFIC RIM. The exclusive video debut was offered by Legendary Pictures and NECA.
The new line is set to launch on July 10 in a variety of forms designed to welcome new players and challenge established ones. It includes 10 new mini-figures from the upcoming film; five Jaegers and five Kaiju sculpts, including Gipsy Danger, Striker Eureka, Cherno Alpha, Crimson Typhoon, Coyote Tango, Knifehead, Slattern, Raiju, Scunner and Leatherback.
NECA UNVEILS NEW PRODUCT LINE-UPS AT NEW YORK TOY FAIR
Agreements with Sanrio and DC Comics Intensify Extensive Movie and Video Game Licenses
(RTM note: for pictures of the toys mentioned below, please check out the galleries over at AwesomeToyBlog.com.)
NEW YORK, NY - February 10, 2013 - National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), a world leader in licensed consumer goods, revealed a robust line-up of new products at the 110th American International Toy Fair in New York.
Along with a substantial list of movie and video game licenses, the company announced a new partnership with Sanrio for a line of products targeted at adult fans of Hello Kitty and friends.
"We are honored to be part of such a beloved brand with such a rich history," said Joel Weinshanker, President and CEO of NECA. "So many fans, our team included, grew up with the Sanrio brand, and we're thrilled at the opportunity to serve this adult market."