World of Warriors toys finally hit toy shop shelves

The wait is finally over! World of Warriors toys finally hit the shelves of both traditional and online retailers all over the UK. Best sellers are likely to be the deluxe action figures that include characters like Gunnar the Viking Raider, Roman Gladiator and Zuma the Jaguar Warrior.

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With over 120 characters to collect in the first wave of mini collectables, school playgrounds are going to be full of kids swapping and bartering with each other to complete their collections! For role play fans, the weapon and accessory packs are going to be incredibly popular. Dress up in a helmet, shield and sword to act out all your favourite scenes.

New World Of Warriors Trading Cards Announced

World Of Warriors Trading Card Game

Thanks to the runaway success of the first wave of World Of Warriors trading cards, Topps has announced that it is soon to release a brand new series.

Featuring new characters and exciting game-play elements, the trading card game will require players to illustrate a heady mix of knowledge, skill, strategy… and just a little smattering of luck!

It’s estimated that the first series of cards enjoyed distribution in over 40,000 outlets. This incredible reach was bolstered by TV, cinema and online marketing. Fans of the franchise were also instrumental in championing the game to ensure it spread around the playground like wildfire!

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World Of Warriors Book Trailer Unveiled

World Of Warriors - A New HeroTo coincide with the release of the first World Of Warriors fiction book – A New Hero – a trailer has been posted online to give you a flavour of what you can expect from the story.

The book – which you can buy here – is written by Curtis Jobling, best known as the designer of Bob The Builder and creator of Raa Raa the Noisy Lion, whilst the trailer is voiced by The Chronicles of Narnia actor, Ben Barnes.

Here is a transcript of the trailer:
Boneshaker casts a long shadow over the Wildlands. There are few places his darkness hasn’t reached. Many cities and free people have been enslaved, falling under his thrall. Those who fight back have been killed, crushed or gone into hiding. Trick Hope must save the Wildlands from Boneshaker and his Skull Army. The stakes couldn’t be higher. If Trick doesn’t defeat Boneshaker, he’ll never see home again. Let battle commence!

World of Warriors Battle Fortress Playset

It’s looking ever more likely that the World Of Warriors Battle Fortress Playset is going to be the hottest toy of Christmas 2015.

Taking its design cues straight from the game app, the set consists of a series of buildings and towers, together with a game board and two exclusive warriors. Extra building elements can be added from two smaller sets, and the cannon ball launcher can be used to fire at the fortress walls.

World Of Warriors Battle Fortress Playset
World Of Warriors Battle Fortress Playset

By employing fire, water and earth elements, fans of the game can use their designated warriors to beat their opponents in exhilarating game play.

Height: 23 cm
Width: 34.5 cm
Depth: 12 cm
Weight: 0.63 kg

World Of Warriors Battle Gear Toys Unveiled

One of the UK’s biggest toy chains has unveiled the first line of World Of Warriors role play toys that will see kids aged 4 and up don their battle gear and mimic their favourite fearsome warrior!

The Crixus kit comes with a battle-damaged trident weapon, the Gunnar set has a sword and shield whilst Kuro’s battle gear come with his ninja mask and throwing star.

Crixus Battle Gear
Crixus Battle Gear
Kuro Battle Gear
Kuro Battle Gear
Gunnar Battle Gear
Gunnar Battle Gear

Retailer Reveals World Of Warriors Action Figures

One of the nation’s biggest toy retailers has published never-before-seen images that show how some of the forthcoming World Of Warriors action figures will look in action.

All figures have a recommended retail price of £15 and are suitable for children aged 4-12. They each stand a whopping 25 cm tall and have various articulated joints that enable them to make some of their most ferocious moves, just like in the game.

Gunnar Action Figure
Gunnar Action Figure

Crixus Action Figure
Crixus Action Figure
Zuma Action Figure
Zuma Action Figure

Toy Trade Gears Up For World of Warriors Launch

Toy trade magazines and websites have begun the first part of what will be a massive marketing drive for the release of World Of Warriors toys in September.

Among the tools that will be used to promote the products to young fans are heavyweight TV advertising, a costume character tour, a viral video campaign and eye-catching free-stand display units in stores.

Toy Trade World Of Warriors Advertising
Toy Trade World Of Warriors Advertising

World of Warriors coming to PlayStation

PlayStation LogoHot on the heels of its huge success on iOS and Android game apps, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced that the World of Warriors franchise is coming to their iconic PlayStation gaming console.

Their plans include developing the characters to take advantage of their superior processing capabilities as well as expanding the stories to create new adventures – and mayhem!

Sony’s collaboration with Mind Candy has been one of mutual trust and respect as well as sharing a vision of the future for this popular
franchise. This addition to the PlayStation portfolio is also designed to expand the appeal of World of Warriors to include an even broader range of players.

World Of Warriors book available for pre-order

Scheduled for launch on 6th August, Puffin has confirmed that the first official World Of Warriors book will be called “A New Hero”. This is potentially just the first of many though, as author Curtis Jobling is expected a pen a whole series of novels as love for the franchise grows.

World Of Warriors - A New Hero
World Of Warriors – A New Hero

The official synopsis is: “On the run from class bullies, Trick finds himself transported to the mystical Wildlands, a place where the greatest warriors throughout history have been summoned to fight in a battle for survival – from Romans and Vikings to Knights and Samurai!”

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World Of Warriors Magazine Launches

World Of Warriors fans can now enjoy “foul facts, scary stats and gruesome gags” in a dedicated magazine produced by Egmont Publishing.

The publication forms part of Egmont’s popular “All About” range of magazines that have already seen huge success with the likes of Ben 10, Angry Birds and Star Wars Rebels.

Packed with puzzles, posters and an exclusive six-page comic, the first edition comes with an exclusive bow and arrow set and official trading cards.

Aimed at children aged 6-10, the publication provides tons of in-depth facts about the game’s characters and their worlds through funny and engaging editorial.

World Of Warriors Magazine
World Of Warriors Magazine