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Breaking Games: Bigger, Broader-Based, Best-Selling Games at Toy Fair 2019

February 12, 2019

NETCONG, N.J., Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Breaking Games, an award-winning game publisher and manufacturer, will showcase more than a dozen new, genre-bending tabletop games, as well as their best-selling titles at this year’s Toy Fair, February 16-19, 2019. Breaking Games had a blockbuster year, as their games continue gaining shelf space with national retailers, including: Target, Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Barnes and Noble, Cracker Barrel, Amazon, Kroger and many more. Breaking Games has so much to share, they’ll be featuring games in two separate booths: 1169 and 6909.

“2018 was a year of tremendous growth for Breaking Games – developers, titles, sales, and corporate partnerships, as we now have international presence in Canada, Australia, U.K., France, Spain, Germany and more. It’s been a phenomenal year, but at the end of the day, we are an organization that supports independent game developers, fosters their creativity, and pushes the boundaries with unique game play and imagination,” said Shari Spiro, Breaking Games CEO.

At this year’s Toy Fair, Breaking Games will feature two must-see booths:

-- Booth 1169 / Upstairs: A sneak-peak at upcoming games yet to launch, along with their individual developers -- Booth 6909 / First Level: Breaking Games‘ biggest, best-selling titles -- High-res Images: Can be found at this Dropbox link

BOOTH 1169: UPSTAIRS

Sparkle*Kitty Nights Real Life Travel Bingo -- MSRP:$20.00 -- MSRP: $10.00 -- Release Date: March 2019 -- Release Date: March 2019 -- Category:Adult -- Category:Family, Travel, Holidays -- Ages: 13+ -- Ages: 10+ -- Player Numbers: 3-8 -- Player Numbers: 2+ -- Developer: Manny Vega -- Developer:Andy Breckman Sparkle*Kitty Nights is a perfectly clean card game for Finally, games for REAL families! Each window on the the dirtiest minds. Discover wild new spell powers in board depicts all-too-familiar travel and holiday this innuendo-filled, standalone version of the experiences, like “we are lost,” “pee emergency,” and original game. Designed to easily mix and match with “argue where to eat.” the original Sparkle*Kitty game and expansion packs. ------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------ Little Diablo LIMBO -- MSRP: $49.99 -- MSRP:$59.99 -- Release Date: KickStarting April 1, 2019 -- Release Date: June 2019 -- Category:Toy, Party, Puzzle -- Category:Toy -- Ages: 17+ -- Ages: 10+ -- Player Numbers: 1+ -- Player Numbers: 1 -- Developers: Andy Breckman, Jon Lovitz -- Developer: Nimrod Black Little Diablo is an un-shut-up-able, trash-talking, LIMBOis a smart, self-balancing electric gyro, game-playing devil doll. You must beat Level 10 to shut disguised as a machined-spinning top that spins for it off! A perfect gift for someone you love- and an more than four hours straight. On June 9, 2018, LIMBO even better gift for someone who annoys you! officially broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the longest-running mechanical spinning top. ------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------ Hypothetically Fun Something Wicked -- MSRP:$25.00 -- MSRP: $25.00 -- Release Date: Summer 2019 -- Release Date:August 2018 -- Category:Family, Party -- Category:Family, Party -- Ages: 12+ -- Ages:12+ -- Player Numbers: 3-8 -- Player Numbers: 2-3 -- Developer:Liam Nguyen -- Developer:Kiva Fecteau It’s like an icebreaker married a flamethrower! Players become witches gathered around a large plastic Hypothetically Fun is a game of open-ended and cauldron, as they move and take plastic wands from the discussion-provoking questions spanning five different cauldron, as well as getting other witches to match topics and 350 cards. their moves. The witch that has taken 13 wands of the same color wins! ------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------ Shiki -- MSRP:$20.00 -- Release Date: Fall 2019 -- Category:Strategy, Family, Word -- Ages:10+ -- Player Numbers: 3-5 -- Developer:Alex Garens Become the Master of Haiku! Compete in the grand annual Haiku festival. Demonstrate your poetic mastery of imagery and form. Choose your words carefully. ------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------

BOOTH 6909: FIRST LEVEL

Expancity Trellis -- MSRP: $60.00 -- MSRP:$25.00 -- Category:City Building, Economic -- Category:Abstract Strategy -- Ages: 13+ -- Ages: 13+ -- Player Numbers: 2-4 -- Player Numbers: 2-4 Expancity is a city-building game in which players Grow a beautiful garden of tiles on which flower both collaborate and compete to build a thriving meeples bloom down connecting vines of the same color. metropolis block by block. Cities expand both Players race to be the first to play all their flowers horizontally and vertically, and no two cities will first in this cascade of color and fun. ever be alike! ------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------- Convert Rise of Tribes -- MSRP: $30.00 -- MSRP: $50.00 -- Category:Abstract Strategy, Puzzle -- Category:Civilization, Dice, Prehistoric -- Ages:13+ -- Ages: 13+ -- Player Numbers: 2 -- Player Numbers: 2-4 Get ready to get vertical! Take the addicting play of Players control a tribal faction in prehistoric times Tetris, and the accessibility of Connect 4 and you get looking to grow, move, gather, and lead their people. Convert. The board is modular, composed of hexes in various terrain types. Each hex has a population limit. ------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------- It Dies With Me The Stars Align -- MSRP: $25.00 -- MSRP: $15.00 -- Category:Party / Bluffing -- Category:Abstract Strategy, Puzzle -- Ages: 13+ -- Ages: 6+ -- Player Numbers: 4-6 -- Player Numbers: 2 The winner learns a secret, something never told to Players take turns spotting their color stars in the anyone, and that secret can never be shared or sky by playing constellation cards to the map. Once the repeated because it’s written on edible paper with sky is full of stars, they twinkle or flip to the edible ink, and it must be eaten to make sure the reverse color. When the same color stars create a line secret dies with the winner of the game! across the night sky, they shoot and disappear. ------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------- Order of Invention Carl Spies -- MSRP: $20.00 -- MSRP: $20.00 -- Category:Family, Trivia -- Category:Abstract Strategy, Puzzle -- Ages: 8+ -- Ages: 7+ -- Player Numbers: 2-4 -- Player Numbers: 2-4 In a game of “Which came first”, players wager on the The ultimate car and travel game for above average order in which a series of popular items were families! Score points by using the cards in your hand invented. Correct guesses gain points, and the player to spot objects and places you pass. with the most points wins. ------------------------------------------------------ -------------------------------------------------------

For more information, please visit:

-- Toy Fair 2019: o Booth 1169 / Upstairs o Booth 6909 / First Level -- Breaking Games: Website,Facebook,Twitter o #breakinggames -- High-res Photos: Dropbox link here

About Breaking GamesFounded by Shari Spiro of Ad Magic, Breaking Games is a publishing company dedicated to getting the latest indie games to players’ tabletops. Game designers work directly with the Breaking Games team on design, development, art, and promotion to bring their vision to life. In addition to Mensa Select and IndieCade finalist titles, Breaking Games produces some of today’s most innovative family, strategy and party games which are sold nationally at Target, Walmart, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and more. Ms. Spiro was awarded Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 in New Jersey.

Media Contact: Kathy Kwon kathyekwon@gmail.com (310) 435-0812

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