March 18, 2003
Nintendo of America has formed a Trading Card Division to produce the Pokemon trading card game.
CCGs, Miniature Games, Specialty Boardgames, RPGs
March 17, 2003
In a print exclusive for its publication the ICv2 Retailers Guide To Games , released this week at the GAMA trade show, ICv2 has analyzed the market size of the major game categories sold in pop culture stores in the U.S.
Wizards of the Coast License Ending
March 11, 2003
Wizards of the Coast CEO Chuck Huebner has announced that the company will no longer produce the Pokemon trading card game after the next three releases.
Comic Sells 1.5 Million Copies
February 16, 2003
Kids WB has acquired the anime series MegaMan: NT Warrior for its summer schedule.
But Underlying Trends Positive
February 15, 2003
Hasbro reported sales of $2.8 billion for 2002 and a loss of $171 million, compared to sales of $2.9 billion and a profit of $60 million in 2002.
One-Shot in May
February 10, 2003
Wizard Entertainment has announced that it will be publishing Ultimate Anime Games and Yu-Gi-Oh! Guide , a one-shot from InQuest Gamer, in May.
Serving His Customers
February 4, 2003
Daniel McAbee of The Tangled Web in Spartanburg, South Carolina saw our article on the Barnes & Noble exclusive on trade paperback editions of Marvel Masterworks and the Marvel response, and went about dealing with it.
Newsstand Sell-Through Over 63%
February 1, 2003
Beckett Publications announced that it is shipping 800,000 copies of the upcoming February/March issue of its Yu-Gi-Oh Collector magazine.
Foil Covers on Feb. 1-8 Issue
January 27, 2003
TV Guide examines the Yu-Gi-Oh craze in a cover article for the Feb. 1-8 issue of America's leading television magazine.
Tsunami Line Launches in April
January 22, 2003
In its third consecutive daily press conference today, Marvel announced its new 'tsunami' titles, which consists of a first wave of six new ongoing series, with more to follow later in the year.