Plus Lots of other CCG Products
February 16, 2002
A visit to the Wizards of the Coast section of the Hasbro Building at this year's New York Toy Fair leaves no doubt that WotC will be very busy in 2002.
Coming this Fall from Wizards of the Coast
February 7, 2002
Hasbro subsidiary Wizards of the Coast has announced that it plans to release 'limited quantities' of the first action figures based on Magic: The Gathering this fall.
Tops Comics and Toy Categories
January 27, 2002
The December Top Ten Cool lists, which reflect how products actually sold through in pop culture stores, had big products selling big...
January 14, 2002
Japanese toymaker Takara has announced that Hasbro division Wizards of the Coast is developing a new CCG for it to distribute in Japan.
LOTR Expands Interest in Fantasy Genre
January 14, 2002
Wizards of the Coast has announced that combined sales on its three core rulebooks for Dungeons and Dragons 3rd Edition have exceeded 1 million copies since August 2000, and that sales are continuing to increase.
Warhammer 40k Expansion Delayed
January 7, 2002
Sabertooth Games, the Seattle-based CCG publisher that has created a collectible card game based on Games Workshop's popular Warhammer 40,000 miniatures game, announced that 85% of the company has been acquired by Games Workshop.
Decipher's Warren Holland Speaks Out
January 2, 2002
Wizards of the Coast has announced that it has acquired an exclusive, multi-year, worldwide license for trading card games based on the entire Star Wars saga.
CCGs, RPGs, and Miniature Games
January 1, 2002
Here are ICv2's Top Five Game Stories of 2001. These rankings are based on the business impact of these events on pop culture retailers. 1.Mage Knight establishes a new category...
Pressures Pubs for a Better Deal
December 4, 2001
Both Publishers Weekly and the New York Times are reporting that Barnes & Noble, the nation's largest bookselling chain, is working hard behind the scenes to get a better deal from publishers.
After a Year of Flux
December 3, 2001
About two months ago, we started researching how Wizards of the Coast handles release days for its its various distribution channels.