Tyranny of Dragons is Coming!
May 19, 2014 – Renton, WA – Today, Wizards of the Coast kicked off a pivotal year for Dungeons & Dragons, unveiling new serialized entertainment offerings that will bring the upcoming Tyranny of Dragons storyline to life as well as announcing the D&D Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual and Dungeon Master’s Guide for the highly-anticipated new rules set for the D&D tabletop roleplaying game. Together, these new offerings will command the attention of digital and tabletop RPG players alike, setting the foundation for the future of the brand and powering incredible, action-packed play experiences for fans. First out of the gates for Tyranny of Dragons digital offerings will be a new module for the highly-acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons MMO, Neverwinter, from Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment. The new module, aptly titled Tyranny of Dragons, will be the premier digital Dungeons & Dragons experience for players and will launch on August 14, 2014.
WizKids Announces Licensing Agreement With Wizards of the Coast for Dungeons & Dragons Pre-Painted Miniatures
WIZKIDS ANNOUNCES LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH WIZARDS OF THE COAST FOR DUNGEONS & DRAGONS PRE-PAINTED MINIATURES This summer, WizKids will debut an all-new line of Dungeons & Dragons pre-painted miniatures that complement the recently announced Tyranny of Dragons adventure theme. Adding to the excitement of the recently announced Tyranny of Dragons from Wizards of the Coast, WizKids Games, a division of National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc., is excited to announce an all-new line of pre-painted miniatures for Dungeons & Dragons. The first set of miniatures will coincide with the launch of the highly-anticipated next edition of Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, set to release in summer 2014.
Wizards of the Coast Reveals Tyranny of Dragons
As announced by USA Today, Wizards of the Coast today revealed Tyranny of Dragons, a massive, action-packed storyline that will fuel Dungeons & Dragons entertainment experiences in 2014. This year, D&D is pitting heroes everywhere against hordes of evil dragons led by the 5-headed queen of dragons, Tiamat. Through video games and mobile games, in-store play at local hobby stores, tabletop gaming and more, this year will be the biggest and most exciting in Dungeons & Dragons history.
Wizards of the Coast Announces Thrilling Dungeons & Dragons Launch for Summer 2014
December 19, 2013 – Renton, WA – Wizards of the Coast today announced that the highly-anticipated new rules system for Dungeons & Dragons will release in summer 2014. After nearly two years of an open public playtest and more than 175,000 playtest participants, the rules are complete. Players will be immersed in rich storytelling experiences across multiple gaming platforms as they face off against the most fearsome monster of all time.
Victory is One Back Alley Deal Away With New Lords Of Waterdeep Mobile Game From Playdek and Wizards of the Coast
CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013– Playdek, a leading mobile video games publisher, and Wizards of the Coast , a subsidiary of Hasbro, and leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer, today announced the release of the highly-anticipated Lords of Waterdeep on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available on the App Store (on Nov. 21), Lords of Waterdeep is a stunning digital adaptation of the award-winning Dungeons & Dragons strategic board game. In Lords of Waterdeep, two to five players assume the role of masked Lords controlling the intriguing city of Waterdeep, one of the most beautiful yet dangerous port cities in the Forgotten Realms. The Lords’ identity remains secret during gameplay so strengths won’t be visible to opponents. The masked Lords vie to purchase buildings and control the city by recruiting agents, whom they send on quests to gain power. Often employing shady dealings in the underbelly of the city and back alleys, the Lords, through their agents, negotiate and outwit each other to rule the city, its treasures and resources.
Neverwinter Fury of the Feywild Now Live
(Redwood City, CA) August 22, 2013 -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios are pleased to announce that the widely-acclaimed free action MMORPG Neverwinter, set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, has launched its first free Module, Fury of the Feywild. Set in the adventure zone of Sharandar, Feywild adventurers will experience new lore, new instances, a new dungeon, and much more.
Dungeons & Dragons Launches The Sundering
Dungeons & Dragons Launches The Sundering; Invites Fans of Fantasy Entertainment to Make Their Stories Legend The most popular setting in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, The Forgotten Realms, is about to be completely reshaped by an epic event announced today by Wizards of the Coast. The Sundering is an extensive story spanning multiple expressions of the contemporary fantasy entertainment franchise that offers fans the opportunity to impact the fate of the world along the way.
Neverwinter Announces First Expansion, Fury of the Feywild
Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios are pleased to announce that the widely-acclaimed free action MMORPG Neverwinter, set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, is launching its first content expansion, Fury of the Feywild, on August 22, 2013. This free Module allows players to explore the enchanted woods of Sharandar, play as Sun and Moon Elves, collect new weapons and items, earn new rewards, encounter new creatures, and much more.
KRE-O Dungeons & Dragons Announced
In anticipation of Comic-Con International in San Diego, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced today the expansion of their KRE-O construction brand to include DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, the iconic fantasy entertainment brand from Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. Fans at Comic-Con should stop by the Hasbro booth on Friday, July 19 at 9:00-10:00a.m. for a chance to receive a special edition KRE-O DUNGEONS & DRAGONS collectible poster while supplies last and view early KREON models. Kids and fans will be able to find KRE-O DUNGEONS & DRAGONS building sets at retail locations in January, 2014.
Neverwinter Now Live
(Redwood City, CA) June 20, 2013 -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios today announced the launch of the highly-acclaimed free action MMORPG Neverwinter, set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast. "Over 1.5 million players have explored Neverwinter during our Open Beta. That's an incredible turnout of gamers and we are humbled by the support and grateful for all the feedback that has led us to this official launch," said Cryptic Studios Executive Producer and COO, Craig Zinkievich. "Our game combines the rich setting of Neverwinter with intense action combat and engaging content. With the Foundry, our user-generated content tool, players can also create an endless amount of imaginative quests and campaigns. The exciting part is that we’ve only just begun and already our 1.5 million players, and those millions of new gamers we expect from this launch, can look forward to our first free expansion module, Fury of the Feywild, in the near future. It's been a long journey, but now the adventure can really begin."
Perfect World Europe B.V. to Also Launch Neverwinter in Turkey, Poland, Italy
Perfect World Europe B.V. is pleased to announce that in addition to launching the highly anticipated action MMORPG Neverwinter in France and Germany, the free-to-play game set in the acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons universe from Wizards of the Coast is also launching in new territories. Fully localized and coming to Turkey, Poland and Italy in the summer of 2013, Neverwinter is poised to take Europe by storm.
Capcom Announces Return of Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara
Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, ended its panel at the PAX East convention today with the announcement that titles from its revered catalogue - Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom and Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara - are making a welcome return on multiple platforms in the coming months.
Wizards of the Coast Launches New Online PDF Store For Dungeons & Dragons
Today, Wizards of the Coast together with DriveThruRPG announced the official launch of DnDClassics.com, a new online PDF store containing classic content from every edition of Dungeons & Dragons including fan-favorite supplement materials and iconic adventures. This one-stop-shop for D&D content offers an easy way to access and download favorite classic titles electronically by computer, mobile phone, or tablet (including iPads).
The D&D Next Playtest has begun!
Wizards of the Coast today announced the official start of the D&D Next Public Playtest, which gives D&D players the opportunity to help shape the next iteration of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. Wizards is looking to you, the legions of D&D fans, to participate in the playtest and provide feedback so that we can deliver a great game. Visit www.dndnext.com to get started.