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Flashman Bringing WizKids Properties To The Videogames Market

SEATTLE, April 6th. WizKids Inc., creator of the HeroClix® collectable miniatures game and Pirates of the Spanish MainTM constructible strategy gameTM, announced today a partnership with Flashman Studios to bring the award-winning Pirates, RocketmenTM, HeroClix and ZypodsTM game lines, as well as the as-yet-unreleased HorrorClixTM game, to video game systems near you!

"Expanding the tabletop experience of WizKids® games into the video game market is a great way to get even more players involved," said Jordan Weisman, WizKids CEO. "We're proud to announce that, in the near future, mobile phones, PC's, hand-held and console gaming systems will all be able to share in the fun of WizKids' games."

Flashman Studios will be representing WizKids and presenting the licenses to leading game publishers. This will result in bringing current fans exactly what they're looking for with expanded ways to play their WizKids favorites, as well as introduce a whole new audience to the rich worlds and exciting game play these properties offer. WizKids licenses have been successfully applied to the video game format, with such well known brands as, MechWarrior®, Crimson Skies®, Shadowrun® and MageKnight®. Interested publishers should contact Brad Young either through email: Brad@flashmanstudios.com or by calling 415-826-7654.

Founded by 25-year game-industry veteran Jordan Weisman, WizKids is a Seattle-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating tabletop games driven by imagination. It's MechWarrior® and HeroClix CMGs and Pirates CSG are among the most successful games on the market today, and the company has sold hundreds of millions of game pieces worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.

Flashman Studios is a full-service agency representing intellectual property, game developers and game-services companies to the interactive entertainment industry, with a primary focus on video games. The company works with clients on corporate strategy, marketing, branding, business development, negotiation, investment and mergers and acquisitions. With offices in San Francisco and Vancouver, Canada Flashman Studios works with a number of the interactive industry's most innovative and exciting companies to create value in their business. For additional information, visit www.flashmanstudios.com.

NOTE: MechWarrior, HeroClix, Pirates of the Spanish Main, HorrorClix, Rocketmen, Zypods, Shadowrun, Crimson Skies and WizKids are trademarks of WizKids Inc.

All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Brian Baglow - MD - Indoctrimat Ltd.

M: +44 (0) 7747 792247 - E: brian@indoctrimat.com

Web: www.indoctrimat.com - Blog: www.indoctrimat.typepad.com

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