WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND DC ENTERTAINMENT HAVE TEAMED UP WITH CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT TO OFFER ALL-NEW DC COMICS DECK-BUILDING GAME
The biggest names in the DC Comics universe are ready for battle
Irvine, CA. June 29, 2012—Leading into Comic-Con International: San Diego, Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the premier developer of original and licensed games including The Walking Dead Board Game and Locke & Key: The Game, and under a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products in partnership with DC Entertainment, today announced an all-new deck-building game based in the DC Comics universe. The DC Comics Deck-building Game will offer exciting gameplay for both comics and gaming fans, allowing them to play as the marquee characters they know and love.
Launching this summer, Cryptozoic’s DC Comics Deck-building Game will boast art straight from the hit comics, including DC Comics Super Heroes and DC Comics Villains such as Superman, Batman, The Joker, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Darkseid, Lex Luthor and many more. The amazing card mechanics give new depth to fan-favorite DC Comics Super Heroes and Villains, allowing them new equipment and superpowers. Plus, hundreds of potential card combinations and deep deck-building mechanics keep the DC Comics game fresh and exciting for each and every play.
“DC Comics has such a robust super hero universe; it’s perfect for a deck-building game that brings fans into the action and lets them play their favorite characters,” said Cory Jones, president and chief creative officer at Cryptozoic. “Combining the long history of the DC Comics universe with engaging gameplay has resulted in a game that will be a hit this summer and beyond.”
Cryptozoic’s DC Comics Deck-building Game is easy to learn and quick to play, offering incredible fun for two to five players. Each player chooses their Super Hero and builds their deck around that Super Hero. The cards available to add to each player’s deck are ever-changing, so each game offers interesting decisions and on-the-fly planning. At the end of the game, the player with the most victory points— based on the cards that player has acquired during the game— is the winner!
Please visit www.cryptozoic.com/games for more information, and keep up-to-date with exclusive contests, promotions and game information on Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
About Cryptozoic Entertainment
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game, Food Fight, and The Walking Dead Board Game. Following a philosophy and core principle of "Fans First," the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit www.cryptozoic.com
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About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
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