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USAopoly To Unveil New Games Based On The Hottest Licenses And Iconic Brands

Saturday, February 09, 2013

USAopoly To Unveil New Games Based On The Hottest Licenses And Iconic Brands13:13 EST Saturday, February 09, 2013Cool New 2013 Game Line Debuts at American International Toy Fair in New York CityCARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USAopoly will unveil a line-up of cool new board games based on some of the most popular licenses mashed up with the most iconic game brands (under license from Hasbro, Inc.). These new launches, plus four brand new family, party and preschool games will debut at the 110th American International Toy Fair beginning Sunday, February 10 in New York City at booth #457. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130209/NY57547LOGO )"First it was video games. Then it was DVD games. Now it's social media, tablet and app games. Did board games disappear? No. They're still here and they're here to stay. People are always looking for good games to play. It's human nature," said John M. Davis, President of USAopoly. "Though video and app games have their place, people need social engagement. They will continue to seek and enjoy fun interactive game experiences with friends and family. USAOPOLY is proud to kick off 2013 with another new line-up of board games that will delight families, collectors and gamers alike."USAopoly's Toy Fair product introductions include:CrossWays?This fresh, light strategy game is easy for kids to play yet challenging enough for adults to enjoy. CrossWays is a game of playing cards, placing markers, and making paths across the board. But watch out for your opponents! They can block your way or remove your markers. The path to victory is not always straight, but it's always fun! For ages 8+. Available to retailers in Summer 2013. Suggested Retail $24.95.Tapple? This fast-paced family party game challenges players to choose a category card and, in just 10 seconds, name a word matching the category, press the first letter of that word on the TAPPLE wheel, hit the button to reset the timer, and pass it along. Letters already pressed may not be used again, so the pressure mounts! Can't think of a word in time, you're out for the round. The player who collects the most cards wins! For ages 8+. Available to retailers in Summer 2013. Suggested Retail $24.95.Treasure Trax?  An exciting preschool play 'n learn game where kids search for clues to find hidden animals. In just minutes, parents can set up the cards around the house and even hide a surprise at the end of this fun fast adventure. Whether it's a rainy day or an everyday afternoon, Treasure Trax is a creative and fun way to keep kids entertained and active around the house, while at the same time teach colors, letters, and image/word recognition. For ages 3 to 5. Available to retailers in Summer 2013. Suggested Retail $16.95.   Ratuki®This card-slamming game is easy to play, and totally addictive for the whole family. Players are challenged to build piles of cards from 1 to 5. Be the first to slam a 5 on top of the pile, shout Ratuki and collect the cards. This quick play card game helps build hand-eye coordination and dexterity, and teaches roman numerals and Spanish numbers. For ages 7+. Available to retailers in Summer 2013. Suggested Retail $9.95MONOPOLY®: The Wizard of Oz? 75th Anniversary Collector's EditionClassic scenes come to life in this one-of-a-kind MONOPOLY®: The Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Edition, which features custom houses, hotels, tokens and a beautifully designed pop-up game board center created by award winning illustrators Otto Sturcke and Mike Butkus, and the paper engineering mastery of Bruce Foster. The first hand cut pop-up game board will be under glass display in the USAopoly booth for a special preview. Ages 8+. Available to retailers Early Fall 2013. Suggested Retail $49.95Clue®: The Big Bang TheorySheldon has been betrayed! Upon discovery of the inconsiderate and heinous deed, Sheldon sequesters six suspects and demands justice in this all-new Who, What, Where edition of the Classic Mystery Game. Fans will especially appreciate the six custom items involved in the "act of betrayal: "  Equation Board, Damaged Comic, Laptop, Sheldon's Couch, Sheldon's Toothbrush, and Dismantled Shelbot. Ages 9+. Available to retailers: Late Spring 2013. Suggested Retail $39.95MONOPOLY®: The Beatles Yellow SubmarineFans get to save Pepperland from the Blue Meanies as they set forth on a quest to own it all in this colorful MONOPOLY® game paying homage to the classic Fab Four film.  Designed by renowned artist Jon Blosdale, this special collector's  game features over 60 different images that Yellow Submarine movie and Beatles fans will appreciate. Ages 8+. Available to retailers April 2013. Suggested Retail $39.95Other exciting new USAopoly game introductions include:HOT GAMINGCLUE®: Dungeons and DragonsAvailable to retailers: Spring 2013. SRP $39.95MONOPOLY®: SkylandersAvailable to retailers:  Summer 2013. SRP $39.95RISK®: Mass Effect? Galaxy at War EditionAvailable to retailers: Fall 2013. SRP $49.95 RISK®: Plants vs. Zombies Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Fall 2013. SRP TBDYAHTZEE®: Pac-Man Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $24.95 JENGA®: Space Invaders Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $29.95TRIVIAL PURSUIT®: World of Warcraft®Available to retailers: Fall 2013. SRP $24.95TELEVISION ? POPULAR PROPERTIES FROM SCI-FI TO SITCOM TO ANIMATED ADVENTURES MONOPOLY®: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Now 2013. SRP $39.95YAHTZEE®: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Now 2013. SRP $24.95MEMORY CHALLENGE®: Adventure Time EditionAvailable to retailers: Spring 2013. SRP $16.95MONOPOLY®: Adventure Time Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Spring 2013. SRP $39.95MONOPOLY®: Power Rangers 20th Anniversary EditionAvailable to retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $39.95TRIVIAL PURSUIT®: Power Rangers 20th Anniversary EditionAvailable: Summer 2013. SRP $39.95MEMORY® CHALLENGE: My Little PonyAvailable to Retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $16.95 MONOPOLY®: My Little Pony Collector's EditionAvailable to Retailers:  Summer 2013. SRP $44.95BLOCK BUSTER MOVIESMONOPOLY®: The Lord of the Rings? Trilogy EditionAvailable to retailers: Now 2013. SRP $39.95SCRABBLE®: The Hobbit?Available to retailers:  Feb. 2013. SRP $29.95MONOPOLY®: The Smurfs Collector's EditionAvailable to retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $39.95MEMORY CHALLENGE®: The Wizard of Oz? 75th Anniversary EditionAvailable to retailers: Early Fall 2013. SRP $16.95THE GAME OF LIFE®: The Wizard of Oz? 75th Anniversary Collector's Edition Available to retailers: Early Fall 2013. SRP $39.95ABOUT USAOPOLY:  USAopoly, Inc., (http://USAopoly.com) is a leading specialty market game manufacturer offering the world's best-known games (under license from the Entertainment & Licensing Division of Hasbro) and an innovating game developer of party games like Telestrations® (http://Telestrations.com).  ABOUT HASBRO:  Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. Programming in the U.S. is distributed on The Hub TV Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens."  Learn more at www.hasbro.com.USAOPOLY is a trademark of USAopoly, Inc. Copyright ©2013. HASBRO and its logo and the MONOPOLY name and logo, the distinctive design of the game board, the four corner squares, the Mr. Monopoly name and character as well as each of the distinctive elements of the board and playing pieces are trademarks of Hasbro for its property trading game and game equipment. ©1935, 2013 Hasbro. All rights reserved.  ®/? denotes U.S. trademarks. HASBRO and its logo and CLUE are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2013 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. HASBRO and its logo and THE GAME OF LIFE are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2013 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.HASBRO and its logo RISK are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2013 Hasbro.HASBRO and its logo and YAHTZEE are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2013 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.JENGA® is a registered trademark of Pokonobe Associates. © 2013 Pokonobe Associates. Used under license from Pokonobe Associates. All rights reserved.HASBRO and its logo and the OPERATION name and logo are ® and ©2012 Hasbro, Pawtucket, RI 02862. All Rights Reserved.  ? & ® denote U.S. Trademarks.HASBRO and its logo, TRIVIAL PURSUIT®, the associated logo, the distinctive design of the game board, trivia cards, game tokens, and scoring wedges are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 1981, 2013 Hasbro, Pawtucket, RI 02862 USA. All Rights Reserved. TM & ® denote U.S. Trademarks.HASBRO and its logo and SCRABBLE are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2013 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. The HASBRO name and logo and MEMORY are trademarks of Hasbro. ©2013 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. TM and ® denote U.S. Trademarks. Memory games are manufactured under license from Ravensburger AG. THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co. Judy Garland as Dorothy from THE WIZARD OF OZ.(s13)THE BIG BANG THEORY and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(s13)© 2012 Apple Corps Limited. All Rights Reserved. "Beatles", "Apple" and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Corps Limited.© 2013 Subafilms Ltd. A Yellow Submarine? Product. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries.©2013 Activision Publishing, Inc. SKYLANDERS is a trademark and ACTIVISION is a registered trademark of Activision Publishing, Inc. PAC-MAN? & © NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.MY LITTLE PONY, its logo and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission.  © 2013 Hasbro.  All Rights Reserved.© Taito Corporation 1978, 2013 All Rights Reserved.  SPACE INVADERS, the SPACE INVADERS icons, SQUARE ENIX and TAITO are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies.© 2013 EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. Mass Effect, Mass Effect logo, BioWare and BioWare logo are trademarks of EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. EA and the EA logo are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.BBC, DOCTOR WHO (word marks, logos and devices), TARDIS, DALEKS, CYBERMAN and K-9 (word marks and devices) are trade marks of the British Broadcasting Corporation and are used under licence.BBC logo © BBC 1996. Doctor Who logo © BBC 2012. Dalek image © BBC/Terry Nation 1963. Cyberman image © BBC/Kit Pedler/Gerry Davis 1966. K-9 image © BBC/Bob Baker/Dave Martin 1977.Licensed by BBC Worldwide Limited.CARTOON NETWORK, the logo, ADVENTURE TIME, and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © 2013 Cartoon Network.  A Time Warner Company.  All rights reserved.? & © 2013 SCG Power Rangers LLC. -2013- Licensed through Lafig Belgium- www.smurfs.com.© Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc. (s13)© 2013 New Line Productions, Inc.  All rights reserved.  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.©2013 Electronic Arts Inc. Plants vs. Zombies and PopCap are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. SOURCE USAopolyFor further information: Jeanette Best, +1-760-602-7646, fax +1-760-431-5888, jbest@usaopoly.com