I received the following press release from WizKids Games:
March 31, 2014 (Hillside, NJ) – WizKids Games, the pioneer of pre-painted miniature gaming, today announced that the company has entered into an partnership agreement with Asmodee Germany to localize several award winning game titles.
“We have chosen Asmodee to be our German language partner in Europe for the award winning titles including— the Mage Knight Board Game, Attack Wing: Dungeons & Dragons, Quarriors! Dice Building Game and Star Trek: Attack Wing. We aim to replicate the successful growth and support we’ve experienced in Europe with our English language products and look forward to expanding our plans with Asmodee in the future,” said WizKids president Justin Ziran.
“We are very happy to be able to bring the quality games of WizKids to players in Germany and to enrich our product-line with very attractive games. We are looking forward to the cooperation with WizKids and the future developments”, says Asmodee GmbH Marketing Director Carol Rapp.
For more information on WizKids’ product lines, please visit www.WizKidsGames.com.
About WizKids Games
WizKids/NECA, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NECA, is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. WizKids first pioneered the Combat Dial system featured in HeroClix, the leading collectible miniatures game on the market, with over 500 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. WizKids continues to produce new proprietary game platforms and properties including the award-winning fantasy board game Mage Knight, the groundbreaking Dice Building Game engine used in the critically-acclaimed game Quarriors and the soon-to-launch Dice Masters, as well as its widely-hailed execution of Star Trek: Attack Wing. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.
Asmodee GmbH, founded in 2008 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asmodee in France, is an autonomous German distributor and publisher of games located in Essen. With its extensive range of products – from “Die Werwölfe von Düsterwald” to “Dixit” (Spiel des Jahres 2010) to “7Wonders” (Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011) or “Zombicide” – Asmodee offers games in Germany for every-ones taste. The aim is to make games attractive for as many people as possible. For that reason the company also actively supports numerous gaming-events and fairs as well as the stores with promotions and staff. Further information under: www.asmodee.de.