Cryptozoic Entertainment and Igrology today announced the February 28 launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Cult: Choose Your God Wisely. Designed by Konstantin Seleznev, the board game allows 2-5 players to send their Priests to Locations in the Eternal City as they battle to bring their deity victory over the minds and souls of humanity. The Kickstarter campaign is unique in that potential backers have the opportunity to play the game right now on Tabletopia, a virtual platform for board games co-founded by Igrology. The initial funding goal for the campaign is $20,000, with several stretch goals planned if that amount is reached.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced the March 15 release of CryptkinsTM vinyl figures and the immediate launch of the CryptkinsTM Channel on Quidd, the fast-growing platform for digital goods on iOS and Android. CryptkinsTM are Cryptozoic’s first original series of vinyl figures and are inspired by various creatures that have been the subject of folklore and tabloid headlines for decades. The CryptkinsTM Channel on Quidd will feature static and animated trading cards, stickers, and 3D figures based on both the initial 2.25-inch vinyl figures and future releases.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will preview several of its upcoming games at Toy Fair, February 17-20 at the Javits Center in New York City. Among the offerings are three new tabletop games based on popular episodes of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty TV series: “The Ricks Must Be Crazy,” “Pickle Rick,” and “The Rickshank Rickdemption.” In addition, the company has two new entries in the long-running DC Deck-Building series: a standalone game based on the “Rebirth” comic book storyline and the fourth Crisis Expansion. Finally, it will present the forthcoming original games The Arrival and Wallet. Cryptozoic will preview these games and more at its booth (#5344).
Cryptozoic Entertainment, in partnership with Game’s Up: Board Game Heroes, today announced the February 21 release of The Arrival. Created by famed designer Martin Wallace, the strategy board game puts 2-4 players in the roles of Tribe Leaders as they vie with each other and the demon-like Fomori for control of ancient Ireland. The unique gameplay includes two different victory conditions as determined by whether the Tribe Leaders or the Fomori control more of the map at the end of play. Cryptozoic’s wide release of the acclaimed game, previously released in limited quantities at the Essen Game Fair in 2016, upgrades the art, improves various components, and adds a new Advanced Game variant.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will showcase several of its current and upcoming collectibles at Toy Fair, February 17-20 at the Javits Center in New York City. The company will highlight several lines of vinyl figures: Cryptkins, an original IP launching early this year, and DC Bombshells, Lil Bombshells, Pumps, and Teekeez. In addition, it will offer sneak peeks of forthcoming figures in these and other lines at its booth (#5344).
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the release of DC’s The Joker Calling Card Statue. The hand-painted, 7-inch tall polyresin statue depicts The Joker’s gloved hand holding a joker card, which increases the overall height to 10.5 inches. It includes four interchangeable joker cards, as well as a Certificate of Authenticity. Sculpted by Mana Studios, each statue is individually hand-numbered and comes packaged inside a full-color closed box.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and tinyBuild LLC, in partnership with Dynamic Pixels, today announced the launch of the Hello Neighbor Channel on Quidd, the fast-growing platform for digital collecting on iOS and Android. Based on the just-released survival horror video game Hello Neighbor, the channel features digital trading cards and stickers showing the Neighbor character, as well as key locations, objects, and situations from the game. The channel includes animated cards and stickers and will soon also have 3D digital collectibles based on characters and objects from the game. The agreement for the Hello Neighbor Channel was brokered by Evolution USA, the global licensing agent for Hello Neighbor.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the release of DC Pumps. The vinyl figures of miniature high-heeled shoes are inspired by the costumes, props, and personalities of DC's favorite female Super Heroes and Super-Villains, including Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, and Supergirl. Each shoe is approximately 2.25 inches tall, finished with high quality paint, and packaged inside a blind-reveal, high-fashion-style shoebox. There are nine distinct vinyl figures in the DC Pumps collection, plus two rare variants and one ultra rare variant.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the release of DC Teekeez. The 2.75-inch vinyl figures feature a distinctive wood-carved aesthetic inspired by tiki culture and iconic DC characters. The five figures include Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, and Harley Quinn, with each figure packaged inside a display-worthy window box. The figures are stackable, allowing collectors to create impressive displays.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the November 29 release of Teen Titans Go! Deck-Building Game. In this two-player game based on the popular TV show Teen Titans Go!, each player becomes a member of the team—Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Beast Boy, or Raven—and engages in a friendly competition to take down DC Super-Villains such as Blackfire and the H.I.V.E. Five. Each player starts with one DC Super Hero, but is able to recruit “Sidekicks,” other Titans who can help the player.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced the November 29 release of Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards: Melee at Murdershroom Marsh. In the third card game in the popular Epic Spell Wars series, 2-6 players once again create Spells with up to three Components—this time with new keywords “Cantrip,” “Bad Trip,” and “Everlasting”—as they try to destroy opposing Wizards. Every aspect of the game, from the cards to the rulebook and box, is filled with the series’s trademark off-the-wall humor and mature, at times bizarre art (over 100 original illustrations).
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the November 29 release of DC Deck-Building Game: Confrontations. In the 2-4 player team vs. team game, each player selects a DC Super Hero (Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, or Zatanna) or DC Super-Villain (Lex Luthor, Circe, Ocean Master, or Felix Faust) and joins another player on his or her team for a clash against two opponents. The game uses Cryptozoic’s popular Cerberus Engine, which has players build up their decks with the goal of defeating one of their opponents. The new keyword “Assist” on many cards allows a player to lend some help to his or her teammate.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will be showcasing upcoming and newly released games at BGG.CON 2017, November 15-19 in the Hyatt Regency DFW at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Bringing game players, designers, and publishers together, the annual convention is hosted by BoardGameGeek, the popular and influential website for tabletop gaming. Cryptozoic will be at Booth #209 displaying and demoing several games, including ones based on various DC properties, Cartoon Network shows, and Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty TV series. In addition, selected Cryptozoic games will be available for purchase from retailer Funagain Games (Booth #112).
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Cartoon Network Enterprises today announced the November 15 release of Cartoon Network Crossover Crisis: Animation Annihilation Deck-Building Game. The game allows 2-4 players to become characters from fan-favorite Cartoon Network shows such as The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Uncle Grandpa, Cow and Chicken, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, and Ed, Edd n Eddy. The game utilizes Cryptozoic’s popular Cerberus Engine, which has players build up their decks with the goal of defeating as many Nemeses as possible. It is a follow-up to the original Cartoon Network Crossover Crisis Deck-Building Game, adding more characters and features, such as the new keyword “Wonder.”
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television (WBTV), today announced the November 15 release of Arrow Trading Cards Season 4. This is the first set for the popular WBTV series to include Autograph Cards signed by Stephen Amell, who stars as Oliver Queen/The Green Arrow. Based on the fourth season of Arrow, it features a 72-card Base Set, three Chase Sets with variants, randomly inserted Sketch, Autograph, Wardrobe, and Prop Cards, and Redemption Cards that can be redeemed for actual props used on the show.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Cartoon Network Enterprises today announced the November 15 release of Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game. Based on the Season 1 episode of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty that features a multitude of Ricks and Mortys from different realities, the deck-building game allows 2-5 players to become various versions of Rick as they try to take down the Council of Ricks and Evil Rick. This competitive game utilizes Cryptozoic’s popular Cerberus Engine in new ways, as players use Portal Guns to access the otherworldly Location deck, which includes many of the bizarre places Rick and Morty visit in the fan-favorite TV series.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will be showcasing upcoming and newly released games at Southern Hobby Retail Expo 2017, November 5-7 in Nashville. The annual open house provides manufacturers a chance to show new products to gaming industry leaders, retail store owners, and the sales team from host Southern Hobby Supply. Cryptozoic will be at PSI’s booth displaying and demoing several games, including ones based on various DC properties, Cartoon Network shows, and Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty TV series.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will be honored at the 67th Philly Non-Sports Card Show, October 21-22 at Merchants Square Mall in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The entire show will be Cryptozoic-themed and feature the company’s products prominently, including a Supergirl Trading Cards Season 1 Promo Card that will be given to all attendees, a nine-card Supergirl Preview Set that will be offered for sale, a Big Belly Burger Dinner that includes a “Girl of Steel” Supergirl metal Promo card, a box break promotion, a Card Talk session with Cryptozoic staff, and various trading card sets available at the company’s table.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will offer three exclusive vinyl figures, showcase several of its newest collectibles lines, and sell selected games at New York Comic Con, October 5-8 at the Javits Center in New York City. At Booth #244, Cryptozoic will sell three New York Comic Con exclusive figures that were first made available via online presales: “Powerful in Pink” Wonder Woman, “30th Anniversary Edition” Metallic Red Ryu, and “New York Comic Con Edition” Lois Lane. Those who bought the extremely limited collectibles through the presales will be able to pick them up at the booth. An additional supply of all three figures will be made available for purchase as well.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the September 27 release of DC Bombshells Trading Cards. The 63-card Base Set and four Chase Sets feature art from the covers of the DC Bombshells comic book series—including drawings by Ant Lucia—and from DC Bombshells variant covers of other comic books, as well as the illustrations used to create Cryptozoic’s DC Bombshells and Lil Bombshells figures. Each hobby box contains one rare “Golden Goddess” variant of a DC Lil Bombshells 2.75-inch vinyl figure: Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, or Supergirl.