KingsIsle Entertainment Partners With GameStop to Offer Exclusive 'Epic Bundle' Game Card
PLANO, Texas, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last year the Wizard101 game card program has grown to become one of the most popular game card offerings on the market. The cards, now available in over 40,000 retail outlets across the country, provide players with a convenient way to gain access to premium content within Wizard101.
This holiday season, KingsIsle Entertainment has partnered with leading games retailer GameStop to offer an exclusive "Epic Bundle" game card that includes an extraordinary assortment of in-game items, including:
- A massive fantasy palace - including personal dueling arena and minigame kiosk - which players can explore, decorate and show-off to friends
- A flying gryphon mount that increases player travel speed by 40%
- An ancient spear of great power suitable for players of all levels
- Decorative clothing and armor suitable for both boy and girl characters
- A powerful and mysterious dueling pet with new powers and talents expressly designed to help players in the game. The pet comes as an egg that players can hatch, feed and train to Epic level
- One month premium content access or 5,000 Crowns
- An additional housing slot (above the normal limit of 3)
The "Epic Bundle" game card is priced at $39 and includes over $100 worth of in-game items and currency. The bundle is available immediately at GameStop stores across the country.
"We are thrilled to partner with GameStop to launch this new offering for our community," said Fred Howard, vice president of Marketing. "We've added some fun twists and cool features to this bundle and I'm excited for our players to discover all of the hidden surprises."
In Wizard101, kids and families enter the magical world of Wizard City as student Wizards setting out to hone their skills, cast spells and summon powerful creatures to fight evil forces. The characters and worlds of Wizard101 are influenced by literature, history and pop culture, giving the game a depth and quality appreciated by families and players of all ages.
Wizard101 can be downloaded at www.Wizard101.com. Players seeking access to premium areas and items may purchase pre-paid cards in participating stores or purchase a subscription or Crowns online. New worlds, activities, pets and Wizard clothing are periodically added to the game, creating an ever-changing world with new things to see and do.
About KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.
KingsIsle Entertainment is a developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality massively multiplayer online games which provide entertainment for the entire family. Wizard101, KingsIsle's flagship property, has received the Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Seal of Approval in 2009 and has been recognized by the National Parenting Publications Awards. Wizard101 was named the #1 Best Family/All Age Game by Beckett Massive Gamer Magazine, and the #1 Best Family Game by MMORPG.com for 2009. The company's experienced and creative team is raising the bar in online entertainment by offering products with rich storylines, friendly navigation, top-quality art and fully-voiced characters. KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit www.kingsisle.com.
KingsIsle and Wizard101 are trademarks or registered trademarks of KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.
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