Consolidated into Games Division
August 29, 2001
Hasbro has announced that it will be consolidating Wizards of the Coast, formerly a semi-independent division, into its games division.
Shipping Summer 2002
August 18, 2001
WizKids, the creators of Mage Knight , the pioneering 'collectible miniatures game,' announced an agreement with Marvel that will result in the creation of a Marvel CMG that will bow in the summer of 2002.
COO Parker Quashes Rumor
August 13, 2001
When we were finally able to reach him for comment, Diamond COO Chuck Parker laid to rest the rumor that Diamond owner Steve Geppi had made an offer for Wizard of the Coast's TSR division.
Products Will Be Reviewed
August 8, 2001
Wizards of the Coast is going to enforce exact compliance with the Open Gaming Licensing agreement.
August 7, 2001
Marvel is planning to move back into the lucrative CCG arena on its own. The aptly named Marvel Recharge CCG is set to debut in November.
Plus the WotC Rumor of the Week
August 4, 2001
A solid crowd of around 25,000 was expected by the wrap-up of Gen Con -- North America's largest consumer show for games--in Milwaukee today.
First Expansion in Q4
July 29, 2001
Wizards of the Coast, the world's leading manufacturer of collectible card games, has announced plans for the release of its Harry Potter trading card game, which will debut in August.
Comic-con Bigger, Will Expo Survive?
July 22, 2001
San Diego, California. The San Diego Comic-Con International and Expo wrapped up here today as exhausted exhibitors packed up their wares when the Expo ended at 5 p.m.
Inexpensive and Sexy Books
July 15, 2001
Tucked inside the massive monthly listings of products from comic distributors like Diamond and FM are the modest offerings of SQP, typically a group of trade paperbacks which retail for under ten dollars each.
GAMA Takes Back Origins
July 12, 2001
GAMA, the Game Manufacturers Association of America, and Wizards of the Coast have settled their dispute over the Origins game convention. GAMA, the Game Manufacturers Association of America, and Wizards of the Coast have settled their dispute over the Origins game convention.