Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced the September 5 release of Epic Spell WarsTM of the Battle Wizards: Panic at the Pleasure Palace. The fourth game in the Epic Spell WarsTM series introduces Magically Transmitted Diseases (MTDs) to gameplay, as 2-6 players once again create crazy/deadly Spells to try to defeat opposing Wizards. All aspects of the game, including the cards and rulebook, feature the trademark mature humor and illustrations that fans have come to expect.
Game designer, Scott Rogers shares his story of how PantoneTM: The Game came to be! From concept to an early prototype, and how it made its way to Cryptozoic Entertainment! This article was first published in the August 2018 issue of Game Trade Magazine.
Cryptozoic Entertainment launched its first limited-run DC Deck-Building Game Organized Play Kit last year, and we were absolutely blown away by the response from the DC Deck-Building Game community! To this day, fans at conventions, trade shows, and all over social media continue to ask us, "When is the next OP Kit coming, and how do I get one?!" Well, we've got good news—it's here, and you can have your local retailer order one from their distributor now!
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced the August 22 release of PantoneTM: The Game. In this easy-to-learn competitive party game, 2-20 players try to recognize characters from popular culture who are represented only by abstract arrangements of colors, inspired by Pantone™, the world’s leading color expert.
Cryptozoic Entertainment, VIZ Media, and Quidd, Inc. have announced an extensive partnership to create digital collectibles based on major anime properties. Naruto Shippuden is the first title from VIZ Media’s catalog that Cryptozoic has brought to Quidd, the leading platform for digital goods, which is available on iOS and Android (LINK). Fans will soon also be able to buy and sell digital stickers, trading cards, and figures based on Bleach, Death Note, and other classic series.
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will showcase various of its products at StocktonCon, August 18-19 in Stockton, California. Since this year’s show will have a Rick and Morty flavor, Cryptozoic will demo and sell copies of all of its Rick and Morty tabletop games, including pre-release quantities of Rick and Morty: The Pickle Rick Game, and offer a convention-exclusive Rick and Morty trading card pack, containing an exclusive Autograph Card. The first 1,000 people at the show each day will also receive an exclusive Cryptozoic Rick and Morty Promo Card (P10) as they enter the Stockton Arena.
Cryptozoic Entertainment is excited to announce the release of the highly anticipated fourth entry in its Crisis series of expansions for the DC Deck-Building Game. This time, the Teen Titans are being highlighted. As with previous Crisis sets, Crisis 4 can combine with any DC DBG base set to create an exciting, cooperative experience, or even just to add a little more challenge to your standard competitive games. Naturally, Crisis 4 works best with the Teen Titans base set, but mixing it up always keeps things fresh and exciting. The game comes with eight Crisis Super Heroes you can play as: Beast Boy, Blue Beetle, Kid Flash, Raven, Red Robin, Starfire, Superboy, and Wonder Girl. Let’s take a look at some of the new mechanics and themes you’ll find in this expansion!
Cryptkins™ Trading Cards — Convention-Exclusive Packs are six-card packs featuring Cryptozoic's original IP inspired by creatures that have been the subject of folklore and tabloid headlines for decades. After a popular launch of Cryptkins vinyl figures and the Cryptkins Channel on the Quidd app, these packs bring them to the world of trading cards. Each pack includes two Promo Cards, two "Which Cryptkin?" cards, one original hand-drawn Sketch Card, and one Download Card for an Irradiated Cthulhu digital figure on the Cryptkins Channel in the Quidd app.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the limited release of DC Deck-Building Game: Crisis Expansion Pack 4 at Gen Con, August 2-5, followed by a full retail release on August 8. The expansion can be added to any game in the popular DC Deck-Building Game series to introduce cooperative play, Unity cards that can combine for powerful effects, and Personal Crisis cards that directly affect the owner of the card.
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the limited release of DC Spyfall at Gen Con, August 2-5, followed by a full retail release on August 8. In this new iteration of the social deduction game Spyfall, 3-8 players take on the roles of DC’s greatest Super Heroes as they have a secret meeting at an iconic location, such as the Batcave, Daily Planet, or the Fortress of Solitude. The twist is that one of them is secretly The Joker in disguise.
Cryptozoic Entertainment, Funimation, and Quidd today announced a wide-ranging partnership to create digital collectibles for an array of properties, including Attack on Titan, Tokyo Ghoul, My Hero Academia, Full Metal Panic, and Hellsing. These and other titles from Funimation's catalog will be making their way to Quidd, the leading platform for digital goods, which is available on iOS and Android (LINK).
Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced that it will showcase current and upcoming games at Gen Con, August 2-5 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. At Booth #601, Cryptozoic will demo and sell limited pre-release quantities of several of its highly anticipated upcoming games, including Rick and Morty: The Pickle Rick Game, Pantone™: The Game, DC Spyfall, DC Deck-Building Game: Crisis Expansion Pack 4, and Epic Spell WarsTM of the Battle Wizards: Panic at the Pleasure Palace.
Can’t make it to San Diego Comic-Con or Gen Con? No problem! You can still get Rick and Morty: The Pickle Rick Game before it hits stores in September. Buy it today directly from Cryptozoic and get it shipped right to you!
Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and physical and digital collectibles, today announced that it will sell ten exclusive vinyl figures, several convention-exclusive trading cards, and Rick and Morty: The Pickle Rick Game for the first time anywhere at Booth #115 at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, July 19-22 . In addition, the company will release Series 3 of its popular DC Lil Bombshells figures, the Classic Harley Quinn figure, and the Harley Quinn Puddin’ Pop Statue at the show. Cryptozoic will have signing sessions with Harley Quinn co-creator Paul Dini on Friday, July 20 and Yoshinori Ono on Saturday, July 21.
Fans at recent events have loved our Cryptkins™ Trading Cards — Convention-Exclusive Packs. But we heard from a lot of Cryptkins and trading cards fans who couldn't make it to these events and still wanted a chance to get the packs . . . and we listened! You can now buy them via our eStore, while supplies last! Each six-card pack comes with two Cryptkins promo cards, two "Which Cryptkin" cards, one Quidd redemption card for an Irradiated Cthulhu, and one Sketch Card. For those of you that are new to the trading card hobby, Sketch Cards are pieces of original artwork that are hand-drawn by artists onto a standard-size trading card (2.5” x 3.5”).
Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television today announced the release of the Outlander: Jamie Fraser vinyl figure, available exclusively through Cryptozoic. Based on the Jamie Fraser character in Sony Pictures Television’s Outlander TV series, the limited edition figure—only 3000 produced—can be purchased via the company’s eStore and shipped directly to customers. In addition, Cryptozoic will be selling limited quantities at the Official Outlander Convention, July 13-15 in Las Vegas, and San Diego Comic-Con, July 19-22, as well as at future events.
"When the Rick and Morty Season 3 episode “Pickle Rick” debuted on August 6, 2017, it was an immediate hit. Memes, fan art, fan-made T-shirts, and general online chatter were non-stop for the rest of the summer. Being superfans of the show ourselves, we knew we had to make a game based on this incredibly popular episode. But why is it so popular?" - Matt Hyra, Lead Game Designer at Cryptozoic Entertainment