Meteor Entertainment, Adhesive Games and Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the premiere developer of licensed trading cards and games such as the The Walking Dead Board Game and The Big Bang Theory Party Game, today announced an all-new card game based on the free-to-play First-Person-Shooter Mech video game HAWKEN.
“HAWKEN has been in open beta since December 12th 2012, and now that it’s out of beta and fully launched, it reminds us again how mech games are awesome ” said Adam Sblendorio, senior brand manager at Cryptozoic Entertainment. “We’re excited to bring fans of HAWKEN a card game that is true to the twitch gameplay they expect from the video game. Quick reflexes are helpful, but a quick mind will win every time!”
In the HAWKEN: The Real-Time Card Game, players grab a Mech deck that contains cards for primary and secondary weapons systems, thrusters, and various other high-tech instruments of war. Each player draws cards and places them onto the table as fast as they can, keeping in mind that playing too many cards might overheat their Mech. This is real-time gameplay, and the round ends when a player snags the FIRE! Button from the center of the table. Once that’s done, players calculate the range and speed of their Mechs, weapons fired, and heat generated to resolve the round. Then it’s right back to the action! The HAWKEN: The Real-Time Card Game will debut with two different packages, both featuring two decks: Scout vs. Grenadier, and Sharpshooter vs. Bruiser. Fans can mix and match the cards in each deck to customize their very own Mech deck.
Fans who pick up a copy of HAWKEN: The Real-Time Card Game will also receive a code that can be redeemed on www.playhawken.com. The code is worth $5 of HAWKEN Credits that players can spend on purchases in the HAWKEN video game.
HAWKEN: The Real-Time Card Game will be available in early 2014 for a suggested retail price of $15.00. This game comes with two 40-card decks, a heat and range tracking board, and Mech standees to show off your Mech. For more information on the HAWKEN Card Game, check out the product page here and watch for more news at www.cryptozoic.com. Stay up-to-date on the latest products, news, and contests by following Cryptozoic Entertainment on Facebook and Twitter.