Northampton, Massachusetts - GameTable Online, Inc. has unveiled an online version of Wizards of the Coast's popular board game Axis&Allies: 1942 at www.GameTableOnline.com. The retail-quality game is in beta testing and can be played for free and includes the ability to play against computer opponents, live against other players, and even a move at a time in email-style play. Players will be able to challenge each other to tournaments, unlock achievements, and strive to become the greatest Axis&Allies1942 player on the Internet.
Axis&Allies1942 expands on the previous version of the game, Axis&Allies: Revised, which is also available for play at GTO. In addition to better balanced rules and new units, there is a new satellite map gameboard that can stretch to fill multiple monitors and display every unit in play.
"We couldn't be more thrilled to have Axis&Allies 1942 join many of our other classic board games available online at GameTable Online," says Brian Hart, Associate Brand Manager of the game's publisher Wizards of the Coast."This faithfully recreated online game plays great and is a worthy addition to the Axis&Allies lineage launched years ago by the legendary Larry Harris."
"GameTable Online hosts a large variety of strategy games and we are proud for Axis&Allies 1942 to join them - it is our most ambitious game to date," says Robert Eng Vice-President of GTO. "Play how you like - online or via email, against humans or computer opponents, in competitive tournaments or casual games - GTO provides incredible value for your gaming dollar".
About GameTable Online
Since 2003, the mission of GameTable Online, Inc. has been to provide a Website for the global gaming community to experience new versions of exciting tabletop games. With titles ranging from World War II games like Axis&Allies to elegant Eurogames such as Tigris&Euphrates, GTO has become the Internet center for strategy gaming. In addition to hosting its own online game portal, www.gametableonline.com, GTO has assembled its game technology into the Metagame Java platform to enable other Websites to host their own game portals. To find out more about Metagame, visit www.metagame.biz.
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About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. The company holds an exclusive patent on trading card games (TCGs) and their method of play and produces the premier trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, among many other trading card games and family card and board games. Wizards is also the leading publisher of roleplaying games, such as Dungeons&Dragons, and publisher of fantasy series fiction, including numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information, visit the Wizards of the Coast web site at www.wizards.com.
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Contact: Robert Eng, Vice-President,
Phone: 413-303-0437PRESS RELEASE
September 28, 2010