Cryptozoic Entertainment Launches "Locke & Key: The Game"

By Patrick Dillon

CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCHES LOCKE & KEY: THE GAME

Cryptozoic Entertainment, a premiere developer of original and licensed games, today announced the launch and national availability of Locke & Key: The Game, an all-new card game based on the critically acclaimed comic series Locke & Key from IDW Publishing. Locke & Key: The Game brings players into the mystical adventures of theNew York Times best selling series, through a brand new gaming experience that captures all the psychological twists and frightening turns of the brand. Locke & Key: The Game features art directly from the awarding winning comic series, including specially designed cards for each of the series magical keys. 

The original comic series Locke & Key is created and written by acclaimed suspense novelist and New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill (Horns, Heart-Shaped Box) and features astounding artwork from Eisner nominated Gabriel Rodriguez. Entering its fifth volume in summer 2012, Locke & Key tells the tale the Locke family and Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion. The mystery of Keyhouse is the magical keys and fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them, and a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all.  

Locke & Key: The Game boasts enthralling competition for three to six players, and includes 150 strength cards, 19 challenge cards, 15 specially designed key cards based on the powerful keys in the series, plus one 3D stand-up, an initiative marker and a comprehensive rulebook.  Players compete to acquire strength cards and key cards to overcome the various challenges on the path towards victory. Players can mix and match these cards to create powerful combinations and new strategies as they decide whether to compete or cooperate with the other players to overcome the supernatural challenges of Keyhouse. 

For more information on Locke & Key: The Game, please visit http://www.cryptozoic.com/games/locke-key-game and keep up to date with exclusive contests, promotions and game information on Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Locke & Key: The Game is now available in hobby stores, the Cryptozoic Entertainment e-store and where books are sold. MSRP $30.00.