WizKids President Lax Chandra has released a statement announcing the company will be making several changes that are focused on “consolidating administrative functions with our corporate offices in
According to Chandra the Marvel and DC HeroClix games have been growing substantially since the release of the Avengers Expansion in 2007. The DC Crisis release sold at an unprecedented rate and preorders for the next HeroClix release, Marvel Secret Invasion, are “outpacing DC Crisis by 2 to 1” (see “HeroClix Secret Invasion”).
WizKids plans to take advantage of the release of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated movie (and TV series), which debuts on August 15th (and moves to TV in October) with two Star Wars Pocket Model expansions, Clone Wars in July and Clone Wars Tactics in October (see “WizKids Plans Two '08 Clone Wars Releases”).
Although Chandra did not announce any Pirates PocketModel releases, he did note that with a 4th Pirates of the Caribbean movie “on the horizon,” WizKids will be configuring its Pirates line to take maximum effect of the property’s potent movie franchise.