Skylanders, World of Warcraft, and Others to be Transformed into Board Games

Whenever the International Toy Fair is underway  there is always the slight chance for toys to let slip on secrets being held by the film, television, and video game industries. It was recently revealed that several popular video game franchises will be given the board game treatment by USAopoly (licensee of Monopoly games for Hasbro). Among those games are Mass Effect, World of Warcraft, and Space Invaders.

They will not all be transformed into Monopoly games (RISK: Mass Effect though?!), but will instead serve as the themes for a variety of different games. You can read the complete list below. All announced games are set to be released this year.

CLUE®: Dungeons and Dragons
Available to retailers: Spring 2013. SRP $39.95

MONOPOLY®: Skylanders
Available to retailers:  Summer 2013. SRP $39.95

RISK®: Mass Effect™ Galaxy at War Edition
Available to retailers: Fall 2013. SRP $49.95

RISK®: Plants vs. Zombies Collector’s Edition
Available to retailers: Fall 2013. SRP TBD

YAHTZEE®: Pac-Man Collector’s Edition
Available to retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $24.95

JENGA®: Space Invaders Collector’s Edition
Available to retailers: Summer 2013. SRP $29.95

TRIVIAL PURSUIT®: World of Warcraft®
Available to retailers: Fall 2013. SRP $24.95

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David Rodriguez

David has been a gamer since childhood and enjoys games that are able to deliver fun and intricate gameplay alongside compelling and emotional narratives. He's also a huge fan of film, television, comic books, and literature. David has his B.A. in English Language Arts from CUNY John Jay College.

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