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Purrrlock Holmes is on the case and he’s going International!

San Diego, CA (January 30th, 2018) IDW Games and Asmodee International to announce Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail will be available in multiple languages. This game of social deduction and chase the cards will be available in Spanish, French, Italian and German.

Furriarty is terrorizing London and it is up to Purrrlock Holmes to stop him before he completes his plans and escapes! However, Purrrlock cannot do it alone and it is up to you, as a newly inducted Inspector at Scotland Pound, to bust members of Furriarty’s gang in order to help Purrrlock get closer to the bewhiskered baddie that’s been bullying all of Baker Street. Get ready Inspector, the game is officially afoot.

This chase the case card game from Stephan Sauer is ready to find its way into stores and on to your game table. With beautiful art by Jacqui Davis and fun gameplay by Stephen Sauer, be sure to pick up Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail.

From Jerry Bennington, VP of New Product Development, “Purrrlock Holmes is such a fun game and we are happy to be able to work with Asmodee on this and have this game available for gamers all around the world.”

Available in Spanish, French, Italian and German, Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail, from IDW Games and Asmodee International.

French release will be in January 2018.

 

About Asmodee

Asmodee Group is a leading international games publisher and distributor with operations located in Europe, North America, and China. Asmodee’s best known titles, either published or distributed on behalf of key publishing partners, include Catan, Ticket to Ride, Splendor, Dobble/Spot It!, Star Wars: X-Wing, 7 Wonders, Dixit, Takenoko, Abyss, Timeline, Jungle Speed, and The Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow. In some European countries, Asmodee also distributes trading card games such as Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, and Yu-Gi-Oh! Asmodee has headquarters in Guyancourt, France.

About IDW

IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OCTQX: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes publishing, games, entertainment, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery. 

IDW Publishing’s comic book and graphic novel catalog includes some of the world’s most popular entertainment brands, including TransformersMy Little PonyStar TrekTeenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesGhostbusters, and Disney’s classic characters. At IDW’s core is its commitment to creator-owned comics including 30 Days of NightLocke & KeyWormwoodRagnarökV-Wars, and Archangel by bestselling sci-fi author William Gibson.

IDW Publishing is also home to the acclaimed and award-winning imprints; Top Shelf, The Library of American Comics, Yoe! Books, and Artist Editions, showcasing the greatest original art ever published in American comic books.

IDW Games’ diverse line-up includes the international phenomenon Machi Koro, as well as hit licensed games such as X-Files, Dragonball Z, the Atari Series, and TMNT.

IDW Entertainment serves as the worldwide distributor of Wynonna Earp airing on the Syfy Channel in the U.S. and is producing BBC America’s Dirk Gently, based on the bestseller by Douglas Adams starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett.

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IDW Games Announces Planet Of The Apes Partnership With 20th Century FOX Consumer Products

First Game to Follow the Original Film, Designed By Richard Launius

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San Diego, CA (June 27, 2017) Ahead of the original film’s 50th anniversary, IDW Games and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announce plans to bring the Planet of the Apes franchise to tabletops as a series of immersive board games. Starting with the classic film, Planet of the Apes follows the plot of the original movie and promises players a thrilling adventure in an unknown land!

Designed by Richard Launius, the creator of Arkham Horror, Planet of the Apes puts 1-4 players on a crash course with feral foes, deadly environments, and unbridled psychological horror! In an innovative twist on the cooperative board game genre, each player takes control of one aspect of Colonel George Taylor’s psyche, and must work together to survive the Planet of the Apes!

Jerry Bennington, VP of New Product Development, said, “Richard Launius has done an incredible job of realizing the richness and originality of the Planet of the Apes universe as a cooperative board game experience, perfect for players who love games, or just want a new way to enjoy the films.”

Planned as the first in a series of games based on the classic series of films, Planet of the Apes will be available October 2017 for $59.99. In celebration of this tremendous partnership and product, a FREE UPGRADE of 4 plastic figure markers will be packaged with every copy of Planet of the Apes, limited to just the first printing of the game.