Bandai’s Star Trek® Deck Building Game introduces Original Series Characters this Summer!
CYPRESS, Calif. – May 18, 2012 – Kirk, Spock and all the other classic characters from Star Trek: The Original Series will be making their debut this summer in the Star Trek Deck Building Game from Bandai America Incorporated and CBS Consumer Products.
Launched in Summer 2011, The Star Trek Deck Building Game is a strategic card game where players build their decks and use them to explore the universe, form diplomatic relations or even conquer civilizations! Two sets have already been released based on Star Trek: The Next Generation series. Each set can be combined with other sets to expand the play possibilities and maximize the fun!
Featuring iconic characters like Captain Kirk, Spock, Dr. “Bones” McCoy, Scotty, Sulu and Uhura. Star Trek™ is a worldwide phenomenon and has served as a launching pad for numerous television series and feature films. The addition of these classic characters in the Star Trek Deck Building Game will give fans the unique opportunity to play them side by side with their Next Generation counterparts.
“Bandai Americais thrilled to offer fans a chance to experience the Star Trek adventure through our innovative Star Trek Deck Building Game,” said Danny Satyapan, Director of Card Games at Bandai America Incorporated. “With the release of The Original Series set this Summer, players will finally be able to customize their decks with these iconic characters and unleash a whole new dimension to the game.”
Featured products in the Star Trek Deck Building Game include (For ages 13+):
Youare a captain of a small Starship beginning your adventure with a standard crew and basic weaponry. Each turn opens new possibilities and increases your stake in the fate of the universe. Will you use your crew’s experience to improve your ship’s systems or recruit more experienced crewmen to your ship? Will you form diplomatic relationships or conquer civilizations in battle? Choose your path to victory and build your deck accordingly! Includes a variety of 300 cards, 5 Dice and a rulebook.
New adventures and enemies put your skills to the test in the “Next Phase” Edition of the Star Trek Deck Building Game. Embark on brand new Missions and Events and prepare yourself for thearrival of the Romulans! Your actions can stop an all-out war between the Romulans and Vulcan or aid them in destroying each other. Your determination as a captain will be tested further as the Borg have returned and they have come with their Queen! Will you be able to take on the Borg Queen and stop her plans for total assimilation? Includes 300 cards, 5 Dice, and a rulebook.
Join Kirk, Spock, and the rest of the crew on your ongoing journey to explore the final frontier. Relieve all your favorite episodes as you venture into space to take on impossible Missions, perilous Events, and mysterious Infections. Do you have what it takes to save your crew from the dangers of the unknown while taking on Missions that will test all your abilities? Khan, Captain Pike, and even Abraham Lincoln may pop up during your voyage when you least expect them! Choose your crew carefully so they can work together to help you on your quest to become a legendary captain. Includes 255 cards, 4 Dice, and a rulebook. Features new cards including the new “Infection” card type! Arriving at a store near you in Summer 2012.
About Bandai America Incorporated
A leader in developing engaging, quality toys that capture children’s imaginative spirit and provide endless “Fun For The Future,” Bandai America Incorporated is the manufacturer and master toy licensee of some of the most popular brands in children’s toys and interactive entertainment today. The Bandai America brand family includes Power Rangers®, ThunderCats™, Ben 10™ and Pocoyo™, among other boys, girls, preschool and hobby product lines. Bandai America Incorporated is a subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings (USA) Inc., an entity that resulted from the integration of Namco Ltd. and Bandai Co. Ltd. of Japan. Global interests encompass three strategic business units: Toys and Hobby, Amusement Facility and Contents. The company is headquartered in Cypress, California. Find out more about our expertise in connecting with kids in fun and fresh ways at www.Bandai.com.
About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company’s extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.
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