NEWS

Esdevium announces Plague Inc board game

Published on: 14th March 2017


Rendered Games12The app, which has over 85 million players, is now a physical board game.

The adaptation of Ndemic Creations’ successful app is available  now. In the game, players assume the roles of deadly diseases, fighting to infect the world and be the first to wipe out humanity.

Plague Inc: The Board Game was initially launched as a Kickstarter project by British designer James Vaughan. The game received over $400,000 in funding from 7,000 backers (1,000% of its initial funding goal). James Vaughan has since chosen to partner with Esdevium to launch the highly anticipated game in the UK.

“I’m immensely proud of the contagious gameplay in Plague Inc: The Board Game and it’s great to see both critics and players giving it rave reviews. With their existing range of great titles and experience in bringing new games to retail, Esdevium is the perfect ‘Patient Zero’ to take the game to the next level,” James Vaughan said.

“Plague Inc. is a huge name in the world of mobile games and has established a massive global following,” said Steve Buckmaster, Esdevium’s managing director. “James has created an amazing board game that captures the spirit of the original game but above all else is fantastic fun to play and we are delighted to be able to offer it to the UK toy and games market.”

You can see the video here.

RECENT ARTICLES

Where there’s a will…it’s the Friday Blog!

Hexbug details new products on show at New York Toy Fair

Kids@Play to distribute YuMe Harry Potter collectibles in UK

New Star Wars products for The Mandalorian series announced

Retail figures on the up following slow end to 2019

Warner Bros. Consumer Products opens new office in Poland

The NPD Group reports on 2019 global toy sales

Moose Toys raises £110,000 for RSPCA with Scruff-a-Luvs

Moose gears up for New York Toy Fair

Mattel unveils Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 product ranges