Nickelodeon and Wonder Forge, Inc. Team Up To Create Innovative New Line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Games for 2013

Wonder Forge Secures Multi-Year Game Licensing Rights to Exciting New Nickelodeon Property

TOY FAIR 2013

SEATTLE--()--Wonder Forge, Inc., ranked one of Washington State’s fastest growing companies1 and a stand-out in the game aisle, has signed a multi-year licensing agreement to develop games based on Nickelodeon’s newly rebooted CG-animated series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The new line of Wonder Forge games will debut at New York Toy Fair later this month, and will be available at retail beginning spring of 2013. Teenage Mutant Turtles premiered on Nickelodeon last Sept. and was an instant hit drawing almost 12 million viewers during its premiere weekend.

“We were huge fans of the original series and couldn’t resist the opportunity to bring to life these captivating characters and adventure-filled stories in game form,” said Joel Berman, head of business development and licensing at Wonder Forge. “We’re very excited to offer this next generation of Turtles fans a whole new way to engage with their favorite characters and story lines.”

“Wonder Forge brings great innovation to the Games category in the toy industry, and we are thrilled to partner with them to develop Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles signature board games,” said Manuel Torres, Senior Vice President, Global Toys and Consumer Electronics, Nickelodeon. “TMNT fans will be able to enjoy with their friends and family hours of fun, action and adventure through original strategy and skill and action board games solely created with this brand in mind.”

2013 Game Highlights

Registered media attendees can preview the complete 2013 Wonder Forge line-up during Toy Fair, February 10 – 13 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, booth # 2761.

NickelodeonTM Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTM Flying AttackTM Skill and Action Board Game
Flipping, flying action-packed fun in a teetering tower game.

Send the Turtles flying to knock off Shredder’s Foot Clan as they climb the big, teetering tower, or play as Shredder racing to get your ninjas to the top to win!

Age: 6+; MSRP $19.99; Available Fall, 2013 in mass and specialty retail outlets nationwide

NickelodeonTM Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTM Clash AlleyTM Strategy Board Game
Beat the bad guys in this action-packed 3D strategy board game!

Run, climb, and leap as you race through the 3D warehouse on important missions to rescue April, recover objects–and even pick up a pizza! On the way, your Turtle must battle mutants, Kraang, and Shredder.

Age: 6+; MSRP $16.99; Available Spring, 2013 Exclusively at Target

Wonder Forge launched in 2007 and today includes a product line of more than 80 games and puzzles, featuring cherished children’s properties such as Disney Princess, Minnie Mouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Dr. Seuss, DC Super Friends, Richard Scarry’s Busytown, Angelina Ballerina, Curious George, Chuggington, and MythBusters. Wonder Forge has amassed more than 130 awards for game excellence and sells its products in 10 countries around the globe.

1 Puget Sound Business Journal, 2010

About Wonder Forge, Inc.

In 2007 a small group of creative folks with a passion for children’s entertainment came together to develop extraordinarily fun, original, quality play experiences. Wonder Forge preschool titles celebrate the “can do” in all kids, engaging them physically, socially, and creatively. Our family games bridge generation gaps and build lasting family bonds. We are proud to now offer more than 60 games and puzzles, created in partnership with some of the industry’s top licenses, and honored with more than 130 prestigious awards for product excellence. To learn more, visit www.wonderforge.com.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

Contacts

Wonder Forge
Kimberley Pierce, 510-326-0058
kimberley@wonderforge.com

NickelodeonTM Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTM Flying AttackTM Skill and Action Board Game (Graphic: Business Wire)

NickelodeonTM Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTM Flying AttackTM Skill and Action Board Game (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Nickelodeon and Wonder Forge, Inc.™ Team Up To Create Innovative New Line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Games for 2013 Wonder Forge Secures Multi-Year Game Licensing Rights

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Wonder Forge
Kimberley Pierce, 510-326-0058
kimberley@wonderforge.com