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New Justice League and DC Super Friends Board and Card Games in Development
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Partners With Wonder Forge™ to Create Exciting New DC Super Friends and Justice League Board and Card Games
-- Wonder Forge Secures Game Licensing Rights for DC Super Friends and Justice League --
SEATTLE--Wonder Forge™, one of Seattle's fastest growing companies and a stand-out in the game and puzzle aisle, announced today that it has secured a partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products for licensing rights to DC Super Friends and Justice League properties. The multi-year agreement includes table top game development in the U.S. and Canada, beginning with the launch of DC Super Friends games in fall 2012, and following with a line of Justice League games in 2013.
“There's an endless stream of amazing content to work with—from compelling characters to captivating story themes.”
Each table top game will feature favorite DC Comics characters such as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and The Flash. DC Super Friends games will be tailored to preschool-age children, while Justice League games will be designed for kids ages 8 and up.
“We’re excited about our new partnership with Wonder Forge and look forward to bringing the DC Comics characters to life through stimulating and innovative game play,” said Karen McTier, executive vice president of Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “The company’s inventive style and passion for family-friendly entertainment makes this a perfect match for our loyal fan base.”
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to develop games based on super heroes that have been a mainstay in American culture for decades,” said Jacobe Chrisman, CEO and founder of Wonder Forge. “There's an endless stream of amazing content to work with—from compelling characters to captivating story themes.”
Wonder Forge, which launched in 2007 and was named one of Seattle's Fastest Growing Companies in 2010, has earned a reputation for its unique approach to licensing. The company brings beloved characters and stories to life through imaginative, original game play that engages kids physically, socially, and creatively. Wonder Forge has earned more than 80 awards for game excellence and today publishes 50 games for all ages, sold at mass and specialty retail outlets nationwide and in four countries.
For more information, visit www.wonderforge.com.
About Wonder Forge
Founded in 2007, Seattle-based Wonder Forge provides endless hours of fun for the whole family with innovative, high quality games that engage players physically, socially, and creatively. The company publishes 50 games for children and families of all ages, has earned more than 80 of the industry’s top awards for game excellence and has been twice nominated for the industry’s Toy of the Year Awards (T.O.T.Y.) in the games category. Wonder Forge games can be found in mass and specialty retail outlets nationwide and internationally in 4 countries. To learn more, visit www.wonderforge.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.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. 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.
SUPER FRIENDS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
JUSTICE LEAGUE and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.