Cryptozoic, Playroom and Warner Bros. Announce
Partnership to Bring Geek Out! The Big Bang Theory Edition
Los Angeles, CA – November 21, 2016 – Cryptozoic Entertainment (cryptozoic.com) and Playroom Entertainment® (playrooment.com), in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. Television, are excited to announce The Big Bang Theory edition of Playroom’s top-selling party game, Geek Out!
Based on television’s top rated comedy, the Geek Out! trivia format will have players attempting to answer a wide range of questions after bidding to “out-geek” each other. With subjects including, Comics, Games, SciFi, Fantasy and questions about Warner Bros. Television’s hit comedy series, Geek Out! The Big Bang Theory edition will be great for the show’s fans and those knowledgeable about tons of geeky subjects.
There are currently three different versions of Geek Out!, including the original, Pop Culture Party and TableTop, with the fourth version, Geek Out! Family released at the end of September 2016. Using the simple, yet competitive game mechanic, Geek Out! lends itself to amazing social interaction play that is perfect for fans of The Big Bang Theory.
“Playroom is really thrilled to work with Cryptozoic on this exciting project,” says Playroom President Dan Rowen. “Both companies bring something unique to this partnership and by co-publishing this product, we are able to release a great party trivia game based Warner Bros. hilarious hit TV show that we all love.”
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About The Big Bang Theory:
Currently in its 10th season on CBS (Mondays at 8/7c, Thursdays at 8/7c beginning October 27, 2016) and airing five nights a week in syndication, The Big Bang Theory stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, who also serve as executive producers along with showrunner Steven Molaro and Maria Ferrari, Steve Holland, Jim Reynolds, Eric Kaplan and Dave Goetsch, the series is from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.
THE BIG BANG THEORY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s16)
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 DC Comics Deck-Building Game, The Lookouts comic book, The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game 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 for additional product and event information.
About Playroom Entertainment:
Playroom Entertainment, based in Sherman Oaks, California, is a leading marketer of original board, card and dice games for all ages. The company was founded in 2000 on a commitment to produce high-quality games from the best designers in the world and bring them into homes for families to enjoy together. Led by the phenomenal success of its Killer Bunnies® series, Playroom currently boasts an award-winning line-up of over 50 products that have been individually honored and brand recognized. In addition to the Geek Out! series, Playroom’s products include titles such as Sherlock™, Trading Faces™, The Hobbit®: Defeat of Smaug™, Lord of the Rings®: The Battle for Middle-Earth™, Unspeakable Words™, Pass the Pandas™ and more. Playroom’s wide range of party, fast-paced, strategy, educational and family fun games are sold at specialty toy, game, gift, educational, comic and book retailers nationwide. For more information on Playroom Entertainment products, call 818-292-8549 or visit www.PlayroomEnt.com.
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.
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