June 13, 2011

KingsIsle Entertainment Unveils New Wizard101 Mega Bundle Prepaid Game Card

Wizard101 Prepaid Game Card Program Growing in the United States and Expanding to Canada

PLANO, TEXAS (JUNE 13, 2011) — KingsIsle Entertainment, creators of the award-winning online game Wizard101, today announced that a new and exclusive Mega Bundle prepaid game card is now available at GameStop stores across the country. The company also revealed that Wizard101 prepaid game cards are available in over 45,000 retail stores in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, and that the program is poised to grow further, domestically and internationally, over the next several months.

“Over the last few months, KingsIsle Entertainment’s Wizard101 prepaid game cards have been among the top selling PC gaming products at GameStop,” said Brian Parlotto, senior vice president of Gift Card and Digital Content at InComm. “The first Wizard101 Epic Bundle was a huge success, and based on the impact of inventive packaging and merchandising at retail, we have high expectations for the new Mega Bundle driving similar excitement.”

In addition to launching the new Mega Bundle prepaid game card, KingsIsle will be expanding its game card program this fall to include major retailers across Canada, as well as increasing the number of domestic retail locations in which its game cards are sold.

“Demand for Wizard101 prepaid game cards continues to increase as we add innovative offerings such as our Mega Bundle game cards,” said Fred Howard, vice president of Marketing at KingsIsle Entertainment. “Over the next several months we will expand our prepaid game card program further to include new retail locations and an assortment of exclusive virtual bundles.”

The new Mega Bundle prepaid game card is available immediately at GameStop stores across the country and includes the following in-game items:

  • Massive Sultan’s Palace
  • Flying Carpet Mount
  • Mystical Genie in a Lamp
  • Magical Casting Flute
  • Snake in a Basket Pet
  • 1 Month Membership OR 5000 Crowns
Priced at $39, the Wizard101 Mega Bundle includes in-game items and currency valued at over $100.
About KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

KingsIsle Entertainment is a developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality online games which provide entertainment for the entire family. KingsIsle games have received numerous honors, including the Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Seal and recognition by the National Parenting Publications Awards. Wizard101 was named Best MMO of 2010 by Beckett Massive Online Gamer Magazine and Best Family MMO of the Decade by Massively.com. Pirate101 was voted Game of the Year in MMORPG.com’s 2012 Player’s Choice Awards. KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Austin, Texas. Information about the company’s games can be found at KingsIsle Entertainment.

KingsIsle, Wizard101 and Pirate101 are trademarks or registered trademarks of KingsIsle Entertainment Inc.