Today Is Wizard101's Birthday

KingsIsle's Hit Game Turns Five

Sep 03, 2013, 17:05 ET from KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KingsIsle's family online game Wizard101 turns five this month.   Come celebrate with us at and enjoy the party decorations, confetti cannons for all players and special gifts for each account.       


"This is really a big milestone that we're all very proud of at KingsIsle," said Elie Akilian, CEO of  KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc. "To be a part of such a wonderful community and a successful company is really an honor.  We're looking forward to continuing growth of Wizard101 in the years to come."

Wizard101 has seen tremendous growth over the last 5 years and is the most trafficked virtual world targeting a younger audience in the US.  A recent article by Scott Traylor of outlines the overall traffic Wizard101 has garnered in his blog that can be read at

"We are thrilled to celebrate Wizard101's 5th birthday with our community," said Josef Hall, vice president and creative director at KingsIsle Entertainment.  "We all felt we had something special during Wizard101's development and to have it validated over the past five years is really exciting."

About KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

KingsIsle Entertainment is a developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality online games which provide entertainment for the entire family. KingsIsle games have received numerous honors, including the Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Seal and recognition by the National Parenting Publications Awards. KingsIsle's first game, Wizard101, was named Best MMO of 2010 by Beckett Massive Online Gamer Magazine, Best Family MMO of the Decade by and the #1 Best Family Game of 2009 by Pirate101 won community choice Game of the Year in 2012.  KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Austin, Texas. Information about the company's games, which include core titles Wizard101 and Pirate101, can be found at

KingsIsle, Wizard101 and Pirate101 are trademarks or registered trademarks of KingsIsle Entertainment Inc.

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