HILLSIDE, NJ – September 13, 2012 NECA/WizKids, the leader in collectible gaming, is excited to announce the upcoming release of The Mage Knight Board Game: The Lost Legion expansion— the first expansion set to the critically-acclaimed epic fantasy board game— The Mage Knight Board Game— by renowned game designer Vlaada Chvátil (Dungeon Pets, Galaxy Truckers and other widely popular game releases).
The Lost Legion expansion set offers players a new Mage Knight— Wolfhawk— and also adds a new foe for the Mage Knights— the mysterious and powerful General Volkare! Included in the expansion set are new location tiles, enemy/ruin tokens, Unit cards, Advanced Action cards, Artifact cards, Spell cards and a rulebook expansion that features new game scenarios and rules to support play for 5 players.
Among other accolades, The Mage Knight Board Game received a spectacular 10 out of 10 for playing appeal by both reviewers from the German board game magazine Spielbox. The Mage Knight Board Game was also hailed as the 2011 Game of the Year by two online game review sites— CrackedLCD and RockPaperShotgun— and received a Best Game of the Year nomination by The Dice Tower Network. The Dice Tower game reviewer Tom Vasel called The Mage Knight Board Game “THE best adventure fantasy game I’ve ever played— by far!” in his “Best Games of 2011” podcast. Recently, The Mage Knight Board Game was nominated as a Finalist in the General Strategy category of the 2012 International Gamers Award.
The Mage Knight Board Game: The Lost Legion expansion is scheduled to release in December of 2012.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA), WizKids/NECA is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. The HeroClix brand is the most successful collectible miniatures games on the market today, with over 250 million miniature game figures sold worldwide.