During Hasbro’s Pulse Con 2022, Magic: The Gathering unveiled a new series of Universes Beyond cards from the Transformers franchise. Fan favorite characters including Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream feature classic G1 designs and double-sided cards that convert between robot mode and an alt-mode. Each of the 15 cards has a “Shattered Glass” variant showcasing an alternate reality in which the Autobots are evil and the Decepticons are good. These unique Universes Beyond cards can be found in the upcoming set The Brothers’ War on Nov. 18 in set boosters, collector boosters, and Bundle. Available for pre-order now on Amazon and your local game store.
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You are back on the remote planet of Valhalla, a once peaceful world now torn apart by evil. Dynastic rulers known as Valkyrie are fighting to control the wellsprings, mystical fountains that bestow mighty powers – but can also bring on the curse of frightening visions of total destruction. Esoteric warriors from across time and space battle for power and glory. Will they save their world, or face utter annihilation?
Heroscape: Age of Annihilation transports you to the next era of the popular expandable miniature wargaming system. It includes stunningly detailed miniatures that allow you to create your own rich world. Using modular tiles, you build sprawling battlefields on which to play out battles between powerful and unconventional factions pulled not only from Earth but also from other planets across the galaxy.
The game features:
- 71 finely detailed miniatures, in molded colors that denote their affiliations.
- 50 army cards, providing game rules for your miniatures.
- An expandable hex-based modular tile terrain system, including 74 base pieces and 68 wall terrain pieces, 9 jungle terrain pieces, with which you can build varied, multilevel landscapes for your battles.
- 5 original factions designed for this game, each with unique skills and strategies. Play as the Dryan Lifeborne Order, the Nemesis War Brood, the Dawn Raider Syndicate, the Clockwork Combine, or the Ironclad Collective!
- Customizable armies in which each figure is given a point value, allowing you to choose which units to include in your army to suit your own playstyle.
- 20 game scenarios specially created for AGE OF ANNIHILATION.
Every component of this incredible game system is fully backward- and forward-compatible.
If this Haslab campaign is backed with a minimum 8,000 pre-orders before November 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST, you will be transported back to Valhalla!
For singles tired of the same ol’ dating app drama or occasional horror stories, and looking to amp up their dating game in the coming months, Hasbro just released a brand-new party game for teens and adults perfect for the occasion. Inspired by modern dating themes, Love is Dead is a light strategy party card game where players compete to match with Boos in the dating pool! These days, dating can be downright scary. Seriously, who wants to get ghosted?
In the game, you play Trait cards that correspond to the Boo’s traits. Other players could be going after the same Boos! Once a player matches with 3 Boos, the game is over – the player who scores the most points from their matches wins!
Will you match with AJ who’s only looking for a date to their cousin’s funeral? Or Niah, who’ll ghost you just for being an Aries? (Talk about a horror-scope.) The Love is Dead game will have players dying laughing at parties, get-togethers, or game nights with friends. Love is Dead is available now at Walmart and Target.com.
Love is Dead retails for $19.99 and for 2 to 5 players ages 13 years and up.
At San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro revealed the first product from their modern, movie-inspired Dungeons & Dragons toy line: the Golden Archive Gelatinous Cube. The Gelatinous Cube is the kickstart to an exciting line of toys, some of which are inspired by the Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves film, which premieres in theaters March 2023. NOW available for pre-order on HasbroPulse.com and most major retailers on July 21, 2022.
A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers undertake an epic heist to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves brings the rich world and playful spirit of the legendary roleplaying game to the big screen in a hilarious and action-packed adventure.
Directed by: Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley
Screenplay by: Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Michael Gilio
Story by: Chris McKay & Michael Gilio – Based on HASBRO’S DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
Produced by: Jeremy Latcham, p.g.a., Brian Goldner, Nick Meyer
Executive Producers: Denis L. Stewart, Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Chris Pine, Zev Foreman, Greg Mooradian
Cast: Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page, Justice Smith, Sophia Lillis, Chloe Coleman, Daisy Head and Hugh Grant
Beyblade Burst QuadDrive Interstellar Drop Battle Set
(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available: Fall 2022)
Beyblade QuadDrive tech puts the future of Beyblade battling in your hands with the first ever 4-in-1 top! QuadDrive tops can be configured in 4 ways, for 4 ways to strategize, 4 ways to customize, 4 modes to battle, and 4 modes to win! Modify your top to gain the battle advantage. Customize the battle on 2 levels with the Interstellar Drop Battle Set! Comes with Interstellar Drop Beystadium, 2 right/left-spin launchers, 2 extra Armor Tips, and 2-sided removable disc. Also includes 2 right-spin QuadDrive tops: Devastate Evo Belfyre B7 G01 QD06 TS22-Q A07 and Prominence Phoenix P7 G10 QD03 TB16-Q D05. Battle on the top level of the Beystadium, then remove the disc, drop through the Warp Hole, and take the battle to the drop level. Swap Armor Tips to change the top type. Scan code on QuadDrive tops to battle in the Beyblade Burst app!
MONOPOLY TRAVEL WORLD TOUR Game
(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2-4/Approx. Retail Price: $21.99/Available: Fall 2022)
The Monopoly Travel World Tour board game is a twist on classic Monopoly gameplay that has players discovering and visiting exciting travel destinations. Players buy destinations, complete travel goals, and stamp the dry-erase gameboard with their token stamper to win. Create memories with the Travel Journal cards that become part of the gameplay in future games and learn fun facts about locations across the globe along the way. What a great game for travel buffs! This travel edition of the Monopoly game is a fun game for a family game night and it’s a great game for kids 8 and up.
CONNECT 4 SPIN Game
(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2/Approx. Retail Price: $21.99/Available: Fall 2022)
It’s grid-spinning, game-changing fun in this strategic game of weights and balances! Players choose where to put their disc into the grid, and then spin the column to line them up. They need to get 4 in a row–horizontally, vertically, or diagonally –to win. But they also need to keep an eye out for their opponent’s disc placement before spinning or they might throw them a victory. Each set of discs includes a weighted disc that can change the game in an instant. With 2 game modes, Beginner and Expert, the CONNECT 4 SPIN game is a great choice for a family game night and play dates for 2 players and kids ages 8 and up. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide.
CLUE: BRIDGERTON EDITION Game
(HASBRO/Ages 17 years & up/Players: 3-6/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99 /Available: Spring 2022)
Get ready to be immersed in secrets, rumors, and revealing the truth. In the Clue: Bridgerton Edition board game, Lady Whistledown has requested your assistance in uncovering the scandal of the season! One young lady or lord has been embroiled in a scandal of the heart, and it’s up to you to discover who it was, how they were caught, and the location of the tryst. Players soon realize that no one is safe from Whistledown’s pen when they draw Scandal cards. The cards can help you reveal clues and get closer to solving the mystery, but they will also ask you to confess secrets, such as sharing the story of your first kiss! Are you ready to trade your own secrets for secrets in the game? Whoever makes a correct accusation wins the game and their efforts will be revealed in Lady Whistledown’s Society Paper. Bridgerton fans will love the intrigue and scandals familiar to the show in this board game for 3-6 players, ages 17 and up.
MONOPOLY: BRIDGERTON EDITION Game
(HASBRO/Ages 17 years & up/Players: 2-6/Approx. Retail Price: $27.99/Available: Spring 2022 Exclusively at Target)
In the Monopoly: Bridgerton Edition board game you’ll promenade to some wonderfully decadent places in Regency London, buying as many properties as you can to raise your social standing in the Ton. But be warned, Dear Reader, the Lady Whistledown deck could bring a scandal to your door! The Monopoly tokens feature iconic symbols, and gameboard spaces feature familiar locations and events such as Danbury Ball, Hastings House, and the Boxing Gym. If you’re the last player with coins, you win! What a delightful gift for Bridgerton fans who can’t get enough of the popular series on Netflix. The 2-6 player game is for adults and teens, ages 17 and up.
CLUE TREACHERY AT TUDOR MANSION Escape & Solve Mystery Game
(HASBRO/Ages 10 years & up/Players: 1-6/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99 /Available: Fall 2022)
You’re a guest at Mr. Boddy’s mansion when suddenly you hear a shriek, the lights go out and you find Mr. Boddy dead! You and your fellow players are then put to the ultimate test: Work together to escape the mansion, as well as determine who killed Mr. Boddy, where they did it and with what weapon. The Clue Treachery at Tudor Mansion Escape & Solve Mystery game offers classic Clue characters and stories in a compelling escape room experience that lets players start playing straight away with limited setup. The dynamic gameboard is built room-by-room as players explore the mansion, draw cards, solve puzzles, unlock new rooms and uncover clues. After escaping the mansion, players review the clues they’ve gathered to make a correct accusation and win the game! Everyone has a role to play in this collaborative experience, and even if players don’t get every single clue, they still have a shot to deduce the solution to the mystery with the evidence at hand! The 1-6 player game is for ages 10 and up.
MONOPOLY: FALL GUYS EDITION Game
(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2-4/Approx. Retail Price: $26.49 until 3/27 then $27.99/Available: 3/1/2022)
In this exciting edition of the Monopoly game, players buy up as many Rounds as they can. The more Rounds they own, the more Kudos they can collect. Players move around the board as a Fall Guys character token, performing wild actions such as jumping, grabbing, and falling to victory! Besides dodging the 3D obstacles, players collect valuable Crowns when passing Go, and roll the Knockout die to change gameplay. The Monopoly: Fall Guys Ultimate Knockout Edition game makes a fun birthday gift or holiday gift for players ages 8 and up.
SORRY SLIDERS: FALL GUYS EDITION Game
(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2-4/Approx. Retail Price: $26.49 until 3/27 then $27.99 /Available: 3/1/2022)
Slide, collide and score to win in this exciting kids board game. In the Sorry! Sliders Fall Guys Ultimate Knockout game, players get 4 Fall Guys pawns that roll. Using the gameboards and unit sections, create 4 different game modes, such as Dizzy Heights, Slime Climb, Whirlygig and Hex-a-Gone. Then take turns sliding and aiming the pawns towards the gameboard target in an attempt to score the most points and get the crown token. Players will have a blast making their way through Fall Guys obstacle courses as they knock into opponents while trying not to get knocked out, bumped back, or moved off the board. It’s a race to be the first player to get all 4 scoring pawns to home base on the score tracker to win the crown. The player who wins the crown in the most rounds over all wins the game! This is a fun board game for kids 8 and up, and it’s a great choice for a family game night.
Hasbro has revealed Beyblade Burst QuadDrive! QuadDrive can be configured in 4 different ways, giving players 4 ways to strategize, 4 ways to customize, 4 modes to battle, and 4 modes to win!
BEYBLADE BURST QUADDRIVE STARTER PACK
(HASBRO/Age 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $10.99/Available: 1/1/22)
Beyblade QuadDrive tech puts the future of Beyblade battling in your hands with the first ever 4-in-1 Beyblade top! Each QuadDrive top can be configured in 4 different ways, giving you 4 ways to strategize, 4 ways to customize, 4 modes to battle, and 4 modes to win! Size up your opponent and modify your QuadDrive top to gain the ultimate battle advantage. Includes 1 Beyblade Burst QuadDrive top and launcher. Customize top to Core and Apex mode for balance type or to Core+ and Apex+ mode for stamina type. Scan code to unleash tops in virtual battles in the Beyblade Burst app!
BEYBLADE BURST QUADDRIVE DUAL PACK
(HASBRO/Age 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $15.99/Available: 1/1/22)
Beyblade QuadDrive tech puts the future of Beyblade battling in your hands with the first ever 4-in-1 top! Each QuadDrive top can be configured in 4 different ways, giving you 4 ways to strategize, 4 ways to customize, 4 modes to battle, and 4 modes to win! Modify your QuadDrive top to gain the ultimate battle advantage. This dual pack includes 2 Beyblade Burst QuadDrive tops. Customize to Core and Apex mode, then Core+ and Apex+ mode to change top type. Scan code to unleash tops in virtual battles in the Beyblade Burst app!
BEYBLADE BURST QUADDRIVE BEYSTADIUM
(HASBRO/Age 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $10.99/Available: 1/1/22)
Train to become champion of the QuadDrive Beystadium! This Beystadium is specially designed to draw QuadDrive tops into its orbital fields and launch them into the center of the arena! Build the best top configuration and harness the power of advanced QuadDrive tech in the QuadDrive Beystadium for you to drive towards victory (tops and launchers sold separately, subject availability)! Scan code on the Beystadium to compete in a virtual battle in the Beyblade Burst app!
BEYBLADE BURST QUADDRIVE COSMIC VECTOR BATTLE SET
(HASBRO/Age 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $39.99/Available: 1/1/22)
This battle set comes with everything needed to battle: Beyblade Burst Cosmic Vector Beystadium, 2 right/left-spin launchers, 2 Path Diverters, and 2 right-spin QuadDrive tops: Destruction Belfyre B7 G01 QD01 TS18-Q A01 and Magma Ifritor I7 G03 QD06 TA21-Q B01. Take on the Quad Levels in the Beystadium and ricochet off the Path Diverters for intense takedowns! Scan code on QuadDrive tops to unleash your top in a virtual battle in the Beyblade Burst app!
BEYBLADE BURST QUADDRIVE CYCLONE FURY STRING LAUNCHER SET
(HASBRO/Age 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $22.99/Available: 1/1/22)
The Cyclone Fury String Launcher Set includes 1 Cyclone Fury String Launcher and 1 right-spin top: Cyclone Roktavor R7 G04 QD02 TA22-Q S01. String launcher allows for quick launch with no need to insert a ripcord. Launch right or left by moving the switch on the launcher. Customize top to Core and Apex mode for attack type or Core+ and Apex+ mode for stamina type. Harness the power of QuadDrive tech in the QuadDrive Beystadium (sold separately, subject to availability). Scan code to unleash tops in virtual battles in the Beyblade Burst app!
During Hasbro’s Pulse Con event, the Avalon Hill panel announced Risk: Shadow Forces. It’s been 10 years since Risk Legacy was released and this new version is a new legacy game.
In the game, you’ll pick factions to battle it out against friends including guerilla, corporate, syndicate, desperate masses, unified forces. You’ll pick a warlord to lead your forces. Warlords have unique tactics and strategies you can customize during the game. They’ll lead the global armies as well s a separate skirmish board where you’ll have more small-scale missions. The Warlords’ powers are featured through a deck.
Warlords have emerged to not only lead the various factions but also go on covert missions. Each of these covert missions is a squad-level skirmish game that will have a direct effect on the world map in certain undetermined secret locations.
Risk Legacy was a game-changing release ushering in the “legacy” genre of games where your choices and results in the game change the board for future games. In “legacy” games, you mark the game board putting things like stickers on it, and even throw away parts! Every player impacts how the world “evolves” including the history, cities, and how their factions fight. You’ll unlock new rules and watch events unfold with each game. This means no two games will be the same.
It is the year 2050 and the world is not as it should be. Tides lash the shorelines, smashing everything in their reach. Hurricanes whip down out of nowhere and destroy entire cities while uncontrollable fire storms tear across nearly every continent. Viruses rage out of control. Within this chaos nefarious factions work from the shadows conducting disinformation campaigns and mobilizing mercenaries to collect a new mysterious energy resource of incalculable power. These factions, led by ruthless warlords, are fighting for power and control, but they are also simply battling for the destiny of humanity. The shadow conflict begins.
The game includes:
- Four sealed envelopes and one sealed container. You will be directed to open these envelopes as you play your campaign missions in order.
- Features 6 highly detailed 28mm warlords miniature figures with tactic cards
- Includes 15 missions: 10 global world map games (>60 mins) and 5 covert skirmish games (30 mins)
- Includes two 9 x 14 double-sided gameboards
- Global gameboard, 2 double-sided gameboards, over 175 cards, 5 warlord miniatures, 5 HQs, 45 3-faction units, 180 1-faction units, sealed container labeled B, 4 sealed envelopes, 5 faction reference cards, range guide, 95 tokens, sticker sheet, 5 6-sided dice, rulebook, quick rules reference card
Risk: Shadow Forces is for 3 to 5 players ages 13+. You can pre-order it now on Hasbro Pulse for $68.99.
Hero Collector is joining forces with Hasbro to launch their first ever Kickstarter campaign: an all-new Transformers Chess Set!
This epic chess set will feature 32 unique game pieces – 16 for the heroic Autobots and 16 for the villainous Decepticons – created specifically for the Kickstarter and modeled on the classic 1980s Generation One (G1) Transformers animated cartoon! Each model is digitally sculpted, then cast in metallic resin and painted by hand. The sculpts, which show the Transformers in their robot form, were developed with Hasbro and are based on the original animation designs and careful study of the animated series.
Standing 4-6” tall on a base marked with the symbol for the relevant chess piece, these robotic warriors will wage war on an exclusive Cybertron-themed chess board, with color-coded symbols in Autobot red or Decepticon purple. These two warring factions include such iconic characters as:
- Autobot King: Optimus Prime. The beloved commander of the Autobots, Optimus Prime championed freedom in countless clashes across Cybertron – and Earth, where he adopted his famous truck alternate mode.
- Autobot Knight: Hot Rod. A young and brash Autobot with a race car alt-mode, Hot Rod eventually grew to lead the Autobots – as Rodimus Prime!
- Autobot Pawn: Bumblebee. The heart of the Autobots, Bumblebee was quick to befriend their human allies in his iconic yellow beetle alt-mode.
- Autobot Pawn: Prowl. The surly strategist of the Autobots, Prowl’s police car alt-mode suited his no-nonsense personality.
- Decepticon King: Megatron. The feared leader and founder of the Decepticons, and the eternal nemesis of Optimus Prime, Megatron sought nothing less than complete iron-fisted domination of Cybertron!
- Decepticon Queen: Starscream. The scheming second-in-command of the Decepticons, Starscream constantly plotted to overthrow Megatron.
- Decepticon Knight: Soundwave. The loyal comms officer of the Decepticons, Soundwave gathered intelligence using his trio of cassette-minions.
- Decepticon Knight: Shockwave. Theops commander of the Decepticons, Shockwave’s cold logic and laser-turret mode made him a deadly threat.
This Kickstarter has a delivery date of Q4 2022. A variety of backer gifts are planned for fans who want to go the distance in bringing this game to life – including a Transformers pin badge, Transformers profile book, and more exclusive Gen-1 chess pieces!