For PR Work on 'Magic' and 'D&D'
November 16, 2005
WotC has decided to utilize two different agencies to lead public relations efforts for its two flagship brands.
Wallpapers, Event Updates
November 7, 2005
Wizards of the Coast has begun offering mobile services for Magic: The Gathering, including wallpapers and tournament notifications, through communication services provider Proteus.
Begins in November
October 31, 2005
Mystical Empire , the new CCG from Northeast Games will be supported by tournament and league play events organized by Creative Gaming Events.
But Not Trading Card Games
October 17, 2005
Hasbro Inc. reported that sales grew by 4% in the third quarter driven largely by a 7% growth in the games segment.
Plus 'Hecatomb' For All of 2006
October 16, 2005
Wizards of the Coast will publish five fantasy novels in mass-market paperback editions in January of 2006.
Not Including Novels & 'Hecatomb'
October 11, 2005
Wizards of the Coast has provided ICv2 with a list of its releases for the first quarter of 2006.
New Game Properties in '06
September 5, 2005
Wizards of the Coast has several Magic: The Gathering releases planned for its Ravnica block. Guildpact will be released on February 3, 2006, and Dissension will be released at a later date to be determined.
Sales Plateau at Lower Level Than '04
August 29, 2005
The decline in sales of games appears to have leveled off, though the level at which sales have plateaued is lower than it was a year ago.
August 15, 2005
Four long-time members of the game industry, James Ernest, Mike Selinker, Lisa Stevens, and Bob Watts, have announced that they will launch Titanic Games in 2006 to produce board and card games.
Games Down 12%
July 18, 2005
Hasbro, Inc., the nation's second largest toymaker, reported strong second quarter results with net revenue up 11% over the same period in 2004.