|[February 10, 2013]
Nickelodeon and Wonder Forge, Inc.™ Team Up To Create Innovative New Line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Games for 2013
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--
Wonder Forge, Inc.™, ranked one of Washington State's fastest
growing companies1 and a stand-out in the game aisle, has
signed a multi-year licensing agreement to develop games based on
Nickelodeon's newly rebooted CG-animated series, Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles. The new line of Wonder Forge games will debut at New York
Toy Fair later this month, and will be available at retail beginning
spring of 2013. Teenage Mutant Turtles premiered on Nickelodeon
last Sept. and was an instant hit drawing almost 12 million viewers
during its premiere weekend.
"We were huge fans of the original series and couldn't resist the
opportunity to bring to life these captivating characters and
adventure-filled stories in game form," said Joel Berman, head of
business development and licensing at Wonder Forge. "We're very excited
to offer this next generation of Turtles fans a whole new way to
engage with their favorite characters and story lines."
"Wonder Forge brings great innovation to the Games category in the toy
industry, and we are thrilled to partner with them to develop Teenage
Mutant Ninja Turtles signature board games," said Manuel Torres, Senior
Vice President, Global Toys and Consumer Electronics, Nickelodeon. "TMNT
fans will be able to enjoy with their friends and family hours of fun,
action and adventure through original strategy and skill and action
board games solely created with this brand in mind."
2013 Game Highlights
Registered media attendees can preview the complete 2013 Wonder Forge
line-up during Toy Fair, February 10 - 13 at the Jacob Javits Center in
New York, booth # 2761.
NickelodeonTM Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTM
Flying AttacTM Skill and Action Board Game
flying action-packed fun in a teetering tower game.
Send the Turtles flying to knock off Shredder's Foot Clan as they climb
the big, teetering tower, or play as Shredder racing to get your ninjas
to the top to win!
Age: 6+; MSRP $19.99; Available Fall, 2013 in mass and specialty retail
NickelodeonTM Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTM
Clash AlleyTM Strategy Board Game
the bad guys in this action-packed 3D strategy board game!
Run, climb, and leap as you race through the 3D warehouse on important
missions to rescue April, recover objects-and even pick up a pizza! On
the way, your Turtle must battle mutants, Kraang, and Shredder.
Age: 6+; MSRP $16.99; Available Spring, 2013 Exclusively at Target (News - Alert)
Wonder Forge launched in 2007 and today includes a product line of more
than 80 games and puzzles, featuring cherished children's properties
such as Disney (News - Alert) Princess, Minnie Mouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates,
Dr. Seuss, DC Super Friends, Richard Scarry's Busytown, Angelina
Ballerina, Curious George, Chuggington, and MythBusters. Wonder Forge
has amassed more than 130 awards for game excellence and sells its
products in 10 countries around the globe.
1 Puget Sound Business Journal, 2010
About Wonder Forge, Inc.™
In 2007 a small group of creative folks with a passion for children's
entertainment came together to develop extraordinarily fun, original,
quality play experiences. Wonder Forge preschool titles celebrate the
"can do" in all kids, engaging them physically, socially, and
creatively. Our family games bridge generation gaps and build lasting
family bonds. We are proud to now offer more than 60 games and puzzles,
created in partnership with some of the industry's top licenses, and
honored with more than 130 prestigious awards for product excellence. To
learn more, visit www.wonderforge.com.
Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand
for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first
in everything it does. The company includes television programming and
production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer
products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's
U.S. television network is seen in 100 million households and has been
the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For
more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com.
Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks
of Viacom (News - Alert) Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).
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