New Board Games and Puzzles from The Op
New Board Games and Puzzles from The Op
Now you can be a part of the adventure as you ready the heroes for their greatest battle yet… just with the swift moves of your hands! Train and fight as brothers and ultimately save the Earth in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtle Power Card Game, available now from The Op!
This immersive spin on “The Magical Quest Game” takes players on an exciting journey to the center of Hogwarts™ as members of either The Order of the Phoenix™ or Death Eaters™. Every unpredictable encounter requires resourcefulness, luck, and strategy!
In a timely encore for Queen’s 50th anniversary this year, classic rock and a classic game come together in a collection-bound edition made for the dedicated fans of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor. The MONOPOLY: Queen Edition game pays tribute to one of the world’s most influential rock bands of all time, and it’s available now from The Op!
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“It takes a brave man to face defeat when his ego is so battered and bruised” as Mr. Rose (and your next game night guests) will have to learn. MONOPOLY: Schitt’s Creek Edition lets you relive the highs and lows of the Rose Family’s small-town life, and it’s available now from The Op!
An old-fashioned food fight ensues as hamburgers, hot dogs, and French fries fly amid the chaos, calling you to join in and help sort out the orders! Disney Mickey And Friends Food Fight is an all-out dash to toss those snacks, and it’s available now from The Op!
It’s not just a sign of the times that The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 is on your radar. If this icy blue logo hasn’t already jumped out at you from a previous sighting, it will be soon!
You've made a deal with the Devil and it's time to start paying off your debt! The popular retro-style video game from Studio MDHR that had you side-scrolling through a 1930s cartoon is headed for the tabletop, and it's brimming with action... Cuphead: Fast Rolling Dice Game is coming this Fall from The Op!
The Goonies: Escape with One-Eyed Willy's Rich Stuff - A Coded Chronicles® Game is based on the classic treasure-hunting, adventure comedy film from the 80s, and creates a brand-new way for fans to get in on the unpredictable journey of the brave young explorers this fall!
The conflict between Hogwarts™ heroes and villains is calling for witches and wizards to strengthen their forces-and time is closing in to decide where you stand! Talisman: Harry Potter™ is the newest title to combine the classic roll-and-move adventure game with the beloved characters of the Wizarding World, and it's coming to fans everywhere this fall!
Get ready to help reclaim the communal universe in Disney KINGDOM HEARTS Perilous Pursuit, a cooperative chase to defeat the Heartless! In this exciting new way to celebrate your love for the popular video game franchise, players will take on the roles of Sora, Goofy, Donald, Kairi and Riku to explore and overpower mounting threats to various worlds.
It's spooky season at the station in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, so the antics are extra with a different kind of investigation-at the center of a Halloween heist! In this absurdly clever spin on the classic mystery-solving game, the Most Amazing Detective/Genius title is at stake as one of your favorite officers are elbowing their way to claim it.
Make your way from the vinyl-covered couch to meet at the table for a real treat that's on the record, and we don't mean pasta and gabagool (though you will be getting money-hungry). MONOPOLY: The Sopranos lets players relive the HBO hit that's taken over our hearts and vocabs since its debut two decades ago, and it's available now to prove you're the top earner!
Chances are you and your family have some traveling to catch up on these coming months, so if you need a personal and super portable way to take along some fun, The Op's got you covered with a classic dice game everyone already knows (with an exciting pop-culture twist)!
Maybe it's all the regenerating, but Deadpool doesn't look a day over 29 in this freshly made-over release of The Op's signature adult party game, Deadpool vs The World, available now to commemorate his "Nerdy 30" years of simply trying to survive!
Start practicing, young sorcerers! A game from one of your favorite Disney and Pixar movies has materialized to bring you back to a world of wonder, right from your seat at the family table - no spellcasting experience required!
Say no more-it's 25 Words or Less, as in the popular party game and hit TV show hosted by Meredith Vieira... and the board game version is now available from The Op! Turn your living room into a virtual set and faceoff with another team to be the crew that uses the fewest clues!
Role-playing fans with a competitive edge now have a new adventure in the form of the classic fast-dealing property trading game! Heed the call to slay monsters in MONOPOLY: Dungeons & Dragons , available now from The Op!
Sneak up on the win with a version of the classic board game inspired by one of the best-ranking animes of all time! MONOPOLY®: Naruto Shippuden lets you recruit top ninjas and earn recognition by the Hokage as the jutsu master they're looking for, and it's available now!
The world's fiercest competitors are in for a showdown like never before in this spin on the classic mystery-solving game, where the safety of a prized artifact relies on pinning an unknown Hero and Villain combo. Are you ready to put your favorite fighters to the test?
Unexpected twists and story-rich sessions are just behind this box lid for Critters and munchkins alike! If you've been waiting for a new way to enjoy these beloved role-playing franchises, MUNCHKIN: Critical Role is available now!
When word on the street involves any mention of Deadpool, it's typically bad news for his next target. But luckily, we're up on the news that Marvel's infamous "Merc with a Mouth" is turning 30, and that means you get a sneak peek at how we're celebrating!
A classic role-playing adventure needs YOU at the tabletop as Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Count Dooku, Obi-Wan Kenobi and others race to prove their mastery of The Force in a game that takes place far, far away! Talisman: Star Wars is now available to Europe, Middle East, and African (EMEA) regions, welcoming brave contenders to choose their side and rule the galaxy!
You've waited to have your hand at pitting powerful factions against one another in the first officially licensed version of your tabletop favorite... And that boundless comic world geek-out is finally here! Smash Up: Marvel is now available from The Op and AEG!
Last summer, The Op announced an exciting partnership with Asmodee to bring licensed versions of Spot It! to market this year, putting a pop culture twist on the game also known as Dobble for fans to enjoy in a new way!
Fans of suspense and escape rooms can now face the dread of having to flee from insanity with the most unsettling addition to The Op's line of puzzle games yet! The Shining: Escape from the Overlook Hotel - a Coded Chronicles Game puts players in the middle of unpredictable twists and turns to find a way out to save their own lives-and it's available now!
Start organizing your stocking stuffers with the latest from The Op and Rubik's® Cube! We're wrapping up celebrating the 3D puzzle's 40th anniversary with even more designs featuring franchises you can't get enough of, including a troublemaker who discovers the meaning of Ohana, another who sets out on a merry misadventure, and a spellbinding addition to your Hogwarts shrine...
Which side will you choose? Stand behind a powerful organization dedicated to fighting terror, or back an opposition dead-set on world domination. Your chance to make the smarter moves as heroes or villains in the classic two-person strategy game has arrived in the MARVEL Collector's Chess Set, available now!
A terrifying side of Batman you've never seen is taunting you to cross paths with him and his host of the most dangerous DC Super-Villains this side of Gotham City in The Batman Who Laughs Rising-the latest and darkest addition to The Op's Rising line of cooperative card and dice games-and it's available now, if you dare!
Don't miss your chance to enjoy Disney theme parks at home and pick up CLUE: Disney Villains, CANDYLAND: The Disney Theme Parks Edition, as well as PERFECTION®: Disney Parks Edition and The Game of Life® The Haunted Mansion® Disney Theme Park Edition at ShopDisney.com!
We're setting the stage for the savviest rap music, history, and culture fans to come correct in a fact-based challenge all about the most popular genre in America. The Hip Hop Bid to Win Trivia Game is an all new, original bidding style trivia game that lets you show off your swagger by the numbers, and it's available now!
The most amusing urbanites you know from the 90s are returning to your living room for a hilarious guessing game only a sitcom could set up! Take on the roles of TV characters Jerry, Elaine, George, and more to solve a mail delivery mystery in CLUE® Seinfeld Collector's Edition, available now only from Hot Topic!
Dive into the world of Bikini Bottom with SpongeBob SquarePants and the rest of the gang to recruit Friends, complete food orders, and keep evil Plankton away from stealing the Krabby Patty secret formula in SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton Rising, available now from The Op!
Be the last one standing in a battle among gods and warriors in a Super Saiyan spin on the fast-dealing property trading game! MONOPOLY: Dragon Ball Super brings anime fans a tabletop quest to own it all, and it's available now from The Op!
Treat every day like Christmas and take your family game night to new levels of laughter all year round with MONOPOLY: Elf , available now from The Op! 'Tis the season to bankrupt your friends and family as you innocently take over the board in this custom edition of the classic game based on the hilarious holiday comedy!
The Rubik's Cube is celebrating its 40th anniversary of making heads spin with its classic colors, endless algorithms, and countless competitions. But before the year ends, The Op is delivering even more thanks to our partnership with Rubik's to bring licensed versions of the timeless toy, making it even harder for fans and collectors to put them down!
Unwavering defenders of Hogwarts wishing to carry on the fight against He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named mustn't wait any longer! Enhance the cooperative adventure that began with Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle with even more exciting possibilities, wherever you may be on your journey. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle - The Charms and Potions Expansion is available now!
The Op has unleashed your entry to a global opposition, fusing the classic game of conquest with a boundless fight for control over the future. Welcome to RISK: Warhammer 40,000 ! It is the 41 st millennium - a grimdark future where humanity fights for survival on countless planets across the galaxy, including the Imperial planet Vigilus.
This year marks the 40th anniversary for the classic color-twisting, playfully addicting Rubik's® Cube! The Op is celebrating by following our previous news about spinning up licensed versions of the 3D puzzle by putting together the premiere set of Cubes you can now get your hands on!
Whether you're feeling more of a mellow forest, or ambitiously moving snowy mountains, you'll be so glad you joined us to play the most peaceful property trading game ever seen. MONOPOLY®: Bob Ross® lets you make all the decisions you want, and it's available now!
The trademark "Much More Than a Soup"™ phrase found on every familiar red and yellow container of Cup Noodles™ couldn't sum up instant fun better, now that you can enjoy your favorite on-the-go ramen in its most irresistible form yet! Grab a hold of delicious victory and satisfying surprise with YAHTZEE: Cup Noodles, available now!
Time to sharpen up your R-rated knowledge! This fearsome twist on a classic game will make even the most seasoned trivia buffs apprehensive with its sickening mix of blood-curdling moments and memories. TRIVIAL PURSUIT®: Horror Ultimate Edition is available now!
Don't let this month slip away without getting the game inspired by pop culture's most dangerous summer retreat. Friday the 13th: Horror at Camp Crystal Lake, the first officially licensed board game based on the iconic slasher franchise, is available from The Op-but it's now or never!
Wands at the ready! Harry Potter: House Cup Competition is finally here! The Op is excited to introduce the first Wizarding World-inspired "worker placement" game that challenges Harry Potter fans to fill the iconic Hogwarts House hourglasses for the chance to win the coveted House Cup.
Go full sail with 80s nostalgia and revisit a foundational family pastime combined with the wildest treasure hunt of your youth-but "first you gotta do the 'Truffle Shuffle!'" MONOPOLY: The Goonies celebrates the 35th anniversary of the small-town gang's unforgettable gold seeking adventure, and it's available now!
The Op and the National Park Foundation are thrilled to present a version of the classic crossword game that offers word lovers and outdoor enthusiasts the best of both worlds. Prepare your wildlife, nature and history related vocabulary and outdo other players with SCRABBLE: National Parks Special Edition-available now!
The lovable clue sniffer Scooby-Doo and his adventure-seeking friends Mystery Incorporated are hot on the trail of all things paranormal, and the chance to tap your inner detective has arrived with Scooby-Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion - the newest Coded Chronicles escape room game from The Op Games is available now!
Our pets' daily routines are becoming more familiar to us as we spend each day staying in, napping, and playing with toys to pass the time, but a quick and easy way to supercharge domestic life is here thanks to our work with GRRRE Games to bring fans this brand new release!
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film's release date, The Op is announcing the newest addition to our line of Coded Chronicles™ at-home escape room style games. The Shining: Escape from the Overlook Hotel is the ultimate chance for fans to test their puzzle-solving skills, and it's coming this fall!
The city-stomping kaiju is back and leading the charge for you to stake claim of valuable properties in this nostalgic twist on your favorite board games. Join the ranks of gigantic monsters in attacking with reckless abandon and demolish your rivals in MONOPOLY: Godzilla and JENGA: Godzilla, available now!
Bring the fun and eye-catching game of Hues and Cues home today - available now from The Op! Earn points for being accurate, find surprise in exploring the many ways colors leave an impression on us-from holidays or hobbies, to emotions and experiences, references and examples are endless!
"One man's trash is another man's treasure" has never been more literal now that the absurdly comical stickers you lovingly hoarded in your youth are making a comeback-this time with the objective of making you disgustingly rich! Flashback to the 80s as you fast track to victory with MONOPOLY: Garbage Pail Kids, available now from The Op!
Dive into the empire business with MONOPOLY®: Breaking Bad - a bespoke spin on the fast-dealing property game! Developed out of a collaboration with Sony Pictures Consumer Products and the Breaking Bad team, this new edition of the game is packed with so much series iconography that fierce competitors might try to throw a pizza onto the roof!
Prepare for an exciting tabletop experience defending the light or dark side of the Force! Crafted from usaopoly (The Op)'s ongoing partnership with Games Workshop, Talisman: Star Wars -- the first roll-and-move game transporting fans to their favorite galaxy far, far away.... is coming this fall!
One of DC's most sinister characters is bringing his darkness from the comics to the tabletop, but don't let the familiar silhouette fool you-the sight of this twisted villain from the Dark Nights: Metal series will make you do a double take.
The chance to combine the quintessential strategy board game with the far future of the 41st millennium has finally arrived, and countless hours of enjoyment for fans of both of these world-renowned properties await. Dominate your opponents in battles set during the War of Beasts across Vigilus and control the far future this fall with RISK: Warhammer 40,000!
Your chance to master a classic two-player strategy game featuring your favorite Dragon Ball Z heroes has arrived! Relive the intense moments from the hit anime series in a battle to be the best with the first officially-licensed Dragon Ball Z™ Collector's Chess Set!
Whether they're spooky stories we heard as children or based on real world threats, shocking horror movies, books, and TV shows make undyingly good entertainment for those who live for a thrill. And soon, those who claim to have "seen everything" will get to test their deadly knowledge with TRIVIAL PURSUIT®: Horror Ultimate Edition!
HYDRA and The Ultimates Introduced Among Eight Factions to Supercharge the Shufflebuilding Last year, Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) and Usaopoly (The Op) announced their freshly penned partnership to bring official licenses to AEG's popular "shufflebuilding" game franchise, Smash Up, this year and beyond.
This summer, the annual fun and games will get a new name when The Op lets the relentless hockey masked murderer loose with Friday the 13th: Horror at Camp Crystal Lake, the classic slasher film's first ever officially licensed board game!
Star Wars fans can go to battle on behalf of the Rebel Alliance and save the galaxy with Star Wars: Dark Side Rising! Experience the events leading up to the saga of Star Wars: A New Hope with the newest cooperative card and dice game.
Clue-sniffing canine Scooby-Doo and his friends Mystery Inc. have been on the tracks of cloaked offenders for 50 years, and for the first time since their adventures began, you can be one of the gang!
Was welcoming in the new year "too human" without a gadget dependency to get you through the dinner parties? Instead of wishing you had a portal gun to open new adventures, grab your partner-in-crime and discover this twist on a classic two-player strategy game. The Rick and Morty™ Collector's Chess Set has invaded your game stores!
The Op Games and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have partnered to bring Breaking Bad versions of MONOPOLY®, TRIVIAL PURSUIT® , and puzzles to the table this year, paving the way for show buffs and gamers alike to self-righteously attribute their calculated victories to science.
Heaven and Hell have been engaged in a celestial war that enslaves all of existence, requiring the harvest of etherea from human souls to use as fuel for their ongoing battle. Caught in the constant imbalance of good and evil, the Alltaker of the Underworld, also known as Death, assembles a council called The Court of the Dead to try and control the fate of this destructive power struggle.
The clouds above Springfield are parting to reveal the newest addition to The Op's collection of hit social word games! Start singing the opening theme to Fox's popular animated series and crowd the living room couch to play CODENAMES: The Simpsons Family Edition , available in stores now!
The mystery and wonder of one of the most memorable franchises of all time is going home with Disney and gaming fans today in the form of a new vessel. The highly anticipated and fantastical collection-bound creation Talisman: Disney Kingdom Hearts Edition is here!
"Slingin' burgers" takes on a whole new meaning with the newest roll-and-fling family game from The Op Games | usaopoly! Bob's Burgers Belcher Family Food Fight has finally arrived... and being told to clean your plate has never been more exciting!
Self-proclaimed Disney fanatics can now pick up the game they've been wishing for! The Op Games | usaopoly's Disney version of Geek Out!, a game for pop culture enthusiasts to prove the extent of their obsessions, is now available for fantasy animated film buffs to show how much they know!
Relieve your regular Dungeon Master of their storytelling duties for a different kind of adventuring party, where fantasy roleplay meets murder mystery and a familiar world contains paths to new secrets. CLUE®: Dungeons & Dragons can now be yours!
Usaopoly's newest addition to its popular Rising game series is a battle against He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and a chance for the bravest witches and wizards to become legends. Harry Potter™: Death Eaters™ Rising is available for friends to defend the Wizarding World from darkness today!
This version of MONOPOLY®: The Simpsons offers fans even more nuance as it makes its return into the family game night rotation. The commemorative 30-year release boasts six gold-plated tokens which represent more than the show's namesake family members, a collection of usual and unusual suspects: a costumed Homer as the Monorail Conductor, hometown hero Jebediah Springfield, tri-ocular fish Blinky, and Planet Rigel VII's resident Kang to name a few.
CARLSBAD, Calif. - October 22, 2019 - USAopoly (The Op) has released its latest cooperative deck-building adventure game for fans of Disney and Pixar's Toy Story films to experience the thrilling adventures of their favorite heroes. Open the lid to unpredictable ups and downs with Disney and Pixar's Toy Story: Obstacles and Adventures, in stores now!
CARLSBAD, Calif. - October 10, 2019 - Bursting with nostalgia and bound for the tabletop, the Toy Story Collector's Chess Set presents Pixar's most unforgettable characters in a full-color and displayable collection for fans and game enthusiasts to take home today!
Hey everybody, it's time for MATCH-O-RAMA™! Trade in the usual dice-rolling routine for a game night that will have you looking for lights and cameras-can you dig it? The OP's newest signature guessing game puts you in the seat of the shows you love to play along with at home.
Can you think of at least two Disney characters who can fly? How about two or more Disney characters that sing to animals? If you didn't need a Genie to answer these questions, look forward to a whole new world of fun with Geek Out! Disney, The OP’s forthcoming trivia-based party game made especially for Disney connoisseurs!
"1, 2, 3... Ditch it!" Prepare for this rallying call to launch you and a few other environmental do-gooders on a fun and frantic mission at warp speed! Join the race to declutter your planet by reporting to the tabletop with Astro Trash, a new original, non-stop dice-rolling game by The OP!
If you're still getting chills from the shocking trailer for It: Chapter Two, we can't promise that the imagery from The OP's forthcoming game and its unfortunate familiarity will offer any solace. Based on the 2017 remake of the Stephen King classic, IT: Evil Below puts you in the middle of Derry, ME, where players will take on the role of the all-vigilant Losers' Club.
Take the mighty pen as your proverbial sword for the fight to earn your Adventurer's Diploma from Dungeon Academy, the exciting roll-and-write game coming soon to North America through The OP! Face threatening foes and collect life-restoring potions in this fast and competitive light strategy game, where players take on the role of students pining to graduate from the most renowned school in the realm.
As National Scrabble Day stacks up your feeds with tributes to the classic crossword game, The OP is setting apart our praises by giving Harry Potter fans a doubly nerdy excuse to declare their literary obsessions: SCRABBLE® World of Harry Potter is in stores today!
MONOPOLY®: My Hero Academia by USAopoly is Coming Soon! Get the details in this informational letter from UA High School Principal Nezu.
Something conspicuous is emerging from Gotham City and inching into The OP's searchlight, becoming just visible enough to reveal motives and strategies distinctive of the city's insane asylum. New details are pointing to this "breakout" title that might put more speculation to rest among a most recently excitable hobby game community.
An ancient evil lurking under the town of Derry, Maine rises from its slumber every 27 years to terrorize the town's children, and Pennywise has yet again to emerge... this time, in eerily familiar forms that will take over your future game nights.
Introducing Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition, The OP's licensed version of the critically-acclaimed adventure hobby game, which combines the beloved Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop's time-honored board game mechanic.
USAopoly® has even more ways in store for fans to get shwifty this summer with its spin on classic games that bring "peace among worlds!" Characters from the award-winning Adult Swim series pack an exciting new lineup for players to stack, shake, and strategize their way through games designed to commemorate their favorite Rick and Morty moments.
Revisit the purity of 90s anime with everything you need to take on the Death Buster, outsmart your opponents, and win a classic strategy game with the power of Pretty Guardians in your corner! MONOPOLY: Sailor Moon is available now!
Watchful eyes at Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria must have been distracted from patrolling at the subtly sadistic family restaurant, as occurrences already known to be quite unusual have taken an even more perplexing turn... and an unsuspecting security guard has been murdered!
Grandparents are often known to be opulent sources of wisdom, so if the first advice that comes to mind is, "Don't pay for cool stuff with your soul. Pay for it with money. You know, like how every store in the world works", your favorite sarcastic patriarch already has you prepped for your next purchase!
Pacing back and forth may be part of the job as an overnight security guard, but when you're watching over Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria, you might be required to run for your life. Double-check your flashlight battery because MONOPOLY: Five Nights at Freddy's™ is available now!
Super charge your Destiny collection and play your favorite game in an eye-catching and all new form with the Destiny Collector's Chess Set, available now! Bungie's hit first-person shooter meets the timeless tabletop strategy game in this must-have for Destiny enthusiasts and gamers of all levels.
It may not be your first material possession, but this box is bursting with enough nostalgia to get you out of the Big House and into the most absurd "Landlord's Game" yet! Take home the ultimate source of all things happy and joyous at once with MONOPOLY: Ren and Stimpy - Memories Edition, available in stores now!
Perhaps Bob and Linda Belcher thought hosting a dinner party was one way to share their namesake fare without a glaring health inspection. But protests and grease traps have been replaced with an even bigger problem for the restaurateurs, now that guest "Ned Boddy" has wound up dead!
Though well past his hay-day he may be, you don’t have to be the former “Horsin’ Around” star to experience your own share of uppers and downers. Relive the twists and turns of downward celebrity spirals with MONOPOLY: BoJack Horseman, available now!
Celebrate the sassy senior women who brought millions together around the tube and pick up a “must-have” that lets fans relive each moment! The Golden Girls Shady Pines Game Set combines two matriarchal pastimes—Checkers and Bingo—into one collectible gift for everyone from families to fans of the award-winning series.
If you've been seeking an escape from the drabness of reality since the last episode aired of Adult Swim's Samurai Jack, pass up perusing your archives and pick up a new way to "get back, back to the past"! It's your chance to embark with friends on a fateful quest to restore the land's virtue and dominate Jack's archenemy.
It doesn't take more than two round ears and a waving white glove to see that a certain character is about to transport you to a happy place, just with his high-pitched chuckle! Joined as always by familiar friends, the one and only Mickey Mouse is celebrating a milestone-90 magical years since his remarkable debut!
Picture it: A seven-year journey with your best friends from which you've taken away countless moments of prudence, humor, and sarcasm. Now, conveniently and carefully, the experience is packaged up like a freshly set cheesecake, ready to open whenever the moment calls for a slice of friendly competition.
Product Showcase Blogs
The Op’s latest collection of officially licensed Rubik’s Cubes has a posse. It’s composed of nine actually, each with their own new twist on the classic 3D puzzle! Find familiars such as crime-fighting ninjas, classic Disney characters, rampant dinos, “trashy” kids, and even metal icons among these oldies but goodies. They’ve held up through generations of fans, and screens big and small, and we’ve harnessed them below for a mixed bag of nostalgia.
This edition of Fixated features full-color jigsaw puzzles of oddly recognizable figures from all facets of pop culture, from music to TV and video games. Their eye-catching appearances are likely followed with “if you get, you get it”, so try associating at least one of these new releases with someone in your life who’d surely be able to fill you in.
In the thick of these summer months, you've either been on-the-go, or beating the heat by staying put. Thankfully, The Op continues to have you covered with a new batch of puzzles to help pass the time either alone or as a group, which suits the nature of the collection below.
If the latest crop of The Op Puzzles is any sign of what to expect this summer, June gloom is hardly in the forecast. A prism of characters you've seen on the small screen can now be found in jumbled pieces on your tabletop, ready to transport you to various places you've probably been missing.
The month of April's colorful 1,000-piece pastimes ended up creating a happily accidental throwback to animated classics, including Hallmark characters turned cuddly toys, and a mustachioed plumber that went from breaking bricks to burning rubber. Nintendo ported our favorite console and handheld franchises into playful 2D challenges, giving our eyes a new prize and game closets a "Breath" of fresh air.
When The Op partnered with Nickelodeon to bring the very first officially licensed SpongeBob SquarePants hobby game to market, a school of our in-house, diehard SpongeBob fans soaked up the opportunity to lend their talents, and brought to life the charming, challenging, and one-of-a-kind cooperative card and dice game-SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton Rising.
Stay grounded as the summer months roll on with these latest offerings from The Op Puzzles, whose common theme is the surface beneath our feet-whether it's lurking a mini graveyard, running through the woods for your life, or pulling up turnips in a simulation game.
There's no "character" limit on the newest batch of jigsaw puzzles introduced by The Op over the last few weeks! These instantly recognizable visuals from classic movies and nostalgic cartoons packs this month's Fixated series with franchises that span various decades, literally putting together a collection of puzzles for everyone in the family.
Welcome to the first edition of Fixated, a monthly wrap-up of The Op's newest jigsaw puzzle arrivals, all available now for every ages and themes to fit your quarantine needs!
Learn more about the emotional rewards of being an advocate for animal rescue in this guest blog by ATA Ambassador, Michelle Quillen.
Celebrate Best Friends Day with a fellow Rick and Morty fan and line up some unconventional fun with these games instead of being held hostage by terrible ideas!
The bell has rung on a weeklong salute to educators across the country, allowing students, their parents, and fellow faculty members to extend their gratitude toward the unsung classroom ambassadors who make enlightening others a labor of love.
If the phrase “We got a sitter!” is more likely to be heard from your dog trainer than to actually happen in your household, leave the kids with their “cool aunt” and go out with the grownups to play The Privacy Game!
Prepare for a holiday fiasco with a selection from these easygoing family games, whether you’re catering to the Brady Bunch or a houseful of Belchers.
With the breadth of fictional action heroes fighting steadfastly from the big screen with tales of bravery, triumph, and defeat, it's easy to forget that the real MVPs of the summer season are the ones who will be spearheading an inevitable stream of barbecues, camping trips, and ballgames.
The last time we anticipated Santa bringing us a new game console was probably before "staying up past 12" meant waiting in line for a midnight release. In a day and age where you can simply tell if someone's been bad or good just by their gamerscore, surprising an achievement junkie with something unique can require some extra help.
You don't need knowledge of theoretical physics to explain what attracts sci-fi animated series buffs to Cartoon Network's Rick and Morty. The clever humor and mind-numbing story twists hurled at its late-night Adult Swim audience might make it obvious what kind of gifts a Rick and Morty fan has at the top of their list, but how exactly does one procure a portal gun?
The taxing preparation and long hours invested by thousands of exhibitors from the bar and restaurant industry came to fruition last week at Nightclub and Bar 2015, where new products were demonstrated, connections were made, and entrepreneurs and bar managers alike came to capitalize on the annual experience.
The Op has teamed up with Disney and Pixar to allow fans to bring home a real-life version of the story with Quests of Yore: Barley's Edition, an immersive tabletop experience inspired by the game from the film!
Game Designer Elisa Teague gives GTM an inside look at how she designed the first tabletop game to combine both Disney and Square Enix franchises.
The Op Games's 3D Design Manager provides an inside look at bringing HBO's officially-licensed Game of Thrones Chess set to life.
Spotlight article featuring the story behind USAopoly's first Marvel-licensed adult party game, Deadpool vs The World.
Not only is Talisman: Batman™ Super-Villains Edition now available, but The Op's own “masterminds” are offering up how the plan was built to capture exactly what board game and Batman fans have been looking for with this sinister twist on the classic tabletop RPG.
Look no further for a little help with gift-giving this year if surprising a Harry Potter fan involves working some magic. This holiday guide contains the best Harry Potter gifts of 2017 to guarantee that any WizKid can claim a new addition to their ever-growing collection.
This is the first time in 4 years that I won't be able to attend E3. The times I have attended certainly proved to be memorable; I wasn't there to work, so my exploration of its technical playground abounded.
With the holiday one week away, the need for a last-minute gift or perfect accessory for your New Year's Eve ensemble may be becoming urgent as 2014 quickly approaches. Luckily for you, Blue Kitty Boutique has you covered with her impressive and adorable collection of handcrafted goods.
You might think that soap shaped like a game cartridge would be the perfect gift for a gamer. It might also be a subtle hint that the recipient should shower him- or herself with actual water rather than achievements. While the former is pretty accurate, the latter ruse would be futile.
If there's anywhere you should go to comb through thousands of options for getting the collector in your life something he or she doesn't yet own, consider your destination Entertainment Earth. The Simi Valley-based company and online licensed product powerhouse came from the humble beginnings of a garage operation 17 years ago and has grown to currently offer almost 15,000 individual items from their online store.
Thanks to Iron Fist Clothing, my co-workers have come to know me as the girl with blood, teeth, and eyeballs on her shoes. I first learned of the company through an indie/punk retailer who offered their brand through an online store.
As if licensed clothing, condoms, and coffins weren't enough to accommodate the ultimate KISS fan's rock and roll lifestyle, global branding company Epic Rights has announced a forthcoming KISS merchandise lineup to strum the heartstrings of collectors in 2015.
Being expressive about my interests has long been a fixation of mine, dating back to having every inch of my adolescent bedroom covered with album and concert art to scouring VHS store boxes for outdated movie posters.
Fan of classic rock music? Have a few hundred thousand dollars lying around to spend on former belongings of members of Led Zeppelin and Van Halen? Hold on to those last hairs, Beardo, because Profiles in History is bringing its Rock 'n' Roll Auction to Los Angeles on December 18.
"Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D" is invading Europe, and fast-food chain Quick is commemorating the arrival by adding three Star Wars-themed burgers to their menu. The marketing campaign-which compels hungry, option-laden customers to "Choose your side of the Force"-features pictures of their sinister "Dark Vador" [sic] burger and mildly-rebellious "Dark Burger" pitted against a comparably angelic and acid-washed version of both.
Usaopoly® (The Op), the board game and puzzle publisher behind the best-selling party games Telestrations® and Blank Slate™, has announced a new partnership with One Tree Planted, a non-profit environmental charity, as part of The Op's latest initiative to improve our home state of California.
CARLSBAD, Calif. - June 9, 2020 - Usaopoly (The Op), announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Asmodee to release licensed versions of Spot It!, a multi-award winning pattern recognition game that launched in 2010 to universal acclaim.
CARLSBAD, Calif. - November 13, 2019 - The Op Games | usaopoly, the Carlsbad board game and puzzle publisher behind best-selling party games Telestrations® and Blank Slate™, along with Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG), publishers of hit games Tiny Towns™ and Ecos: First Continent™, are thrilled to announce their new partnership to bring officially licensed factions to AEG's flagship card game Smash Up in 2020 and beyond.
The latter part of October saw #RampantSpeculation make its hashtag rounds among the Smashposting community-an excitable forum of players anxiously awaiting news of the latest expansion for the award-winning Smash Up drafting game by Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG).
CARLSBAD, Calif. - March 19, 2019 - USAopoly® (The OP), a leading board game and puzzle publisher, and FOX Consumer Products today announced plans to release Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist Board Game this spring. This is the first time the suspenseful action classic, which made its theatrical debut in 1988, has been officially licensed for a board game.
USAopoly Inc., announced today a partnership with Cartoon Network's Adult Swim division and Project Raygun to release a new board game that lets fans of the award-winning, hit animated series trail a well-known hero's journey in Samurai Jack: Back to the Past. Project Raygun is a revolutionary boutique board game, puzzle, and collectibles brand division within USAopoly.
USAopoly, Inc. is pleased to announce an upcoming Kickstarter campaign by its Project Raygun division to release Court of the Dead:Mourners Call, a new fantasy-themed tabletop game based on Sideshow's original dark fantasy horror universe.
USAopoly has been foraging more into the hobby board game industry as time goes by. With huge hits such as Harry Potter: Hogwart's Battle, USAopoly has shown that they are growing into much more than a Monopoly re-skin company.
USAopoly Inc. today unveils the answer for adult party game fans who have always wanted to know, but never asked, about their friends’ darkest secrets with Privacy, the newest addition to the company’s adults-only lineup.
USAopoly Inc. announced today that it will be bringing board game fans a unique and educational way to experience a timeless classic with the Disney A Wrinkle in Time: A Daring Adventure Game, inspired by the upcoming live action fantasy film.
Product Packagaing | Copy Editing
Packaging for officially licensed Disney verison of social trivia game Geek Out! by Ultra Pro Entertainment and The Op Games
Copy written for packaging of officially licensed Rick and Morty edition of JENGA by USAopoly
Copy written for box bottom of officially licensed Coraline version of Monopoly by USAopoly
Packaging for officially licensed Rick and Morty (Mr. Meeseeks edition) of Yahtzee by USAopoly
Marvel-approved box bottom copy for Captain Marvel card game package design.
Officially licensed BoJack Horseman (Netflix) edition of Monopoly box bottom packaging
Officially licensed Riverdale edition of Monopoly box bottom packaging
USAopoly's newest catalog of hobby, party, classic, original, and co-branded games for 2018 edited for product description accuracy and consistency.
News and Interviews | Gaming and Entertainment
Is the fact that zombies are still lurking amongst our top-picked pop culture franchises a sign that the reanimated fad is literally undead? If you're a follower of the Resident Evil games, this is good news for you.
E3 2014 is four days away, and as per usual, social networks are abuzz with excitement for what this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo will bring us. Among what's ahead are the latest titles from Capcom, which were just announced, along with the lineup of playable games that will be available to us at the Capcom booth.
Get ready for some more rounds, Super Street Fighter IV fans! Capcom has released Ultra Street Fighter IV on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live for console players who are pumped for an upgrade.
Pop quiz, hot shot. You have two weapons: a baton and a cell phone. Which do you use? Which...do you use? In Watch Dogs, you won't have to choose.
If there was ever a winning combo in fighting game history, the latest collaboration between Capcom and Twitch should have Street Fighter fans celebrating a major victory. Recently announced by the industry leader who brought us the Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Devil May Cry franchises, the Capcom Pro Tour will celebrate the popularity of the Street Fighter franchise by forming the first-ever fighting game league for its series.
Fans of the Marvel vs. Capcom franchise will recognize a certain fighter's appearance this week, as Capcom is releasing their new title Strider digitally for consoles and PC.
In the same fashion that BurgerTime may have enticed our earliest aspirations to be a home cook or Mario Kart gave us all Mario Andretti envy, present day gamers yearning to be maids and custodians now have a game to inspire them.
Earlier this week, Steam released the latest title by the makers of Battlestar Galactica Online through its Early Access program. Entropy is an open-universe MMO that places gamers in an expansive cosmos, challenging them to both battle and cooperate with each other to hold up an interplanetary evolution.
The Long Beach Comic & Horror Con (LBCHC) will be rearing its ugly head at the Long Beach Convention Center on November 23 and 24. Having recently announced a partnership with ComicVine, fans can expect the exclusive interview segment The Marshall Report to return with host Rick Marshall.
Stan Lee was reported missing. Choppers swarmed overhead while news commentary doubted his emergence from the valleys of Southern California, just days before the weekend of a scheduled appearance. The imagery was unreal. He's 90 years old, I thought. What about his fans...?
San Francisco-based publishing company eigoMANGA announced this week that its latest title, Vanguard Princess, has been launched on Steam Greenlight for your upvoting pleasure. Anime aficionados' eyes will be drawn to this 2D fighting game's design, which users can "rate up" to make it available on Steam's digital distribution marketplace.
Let's face it, not all of us are fortunate or strong enough to fight off the necromorphs in our life. That's why I've decided to participate in this year's Extra Life gaming marathon to benefit a Children's Miracle Network Hospital for the third year in a row.
Be free, leaches of your purchasing power! Today's the day when secondary account members of any Xbox Live Gold Family Pack will break off into their very own unlinked accounts.
If you were among many who wanted to pitch their cash at Ubisoft after the Watch Dogs demo last year, you have four months to save up for the Watch Dogs Limited Edition pack , hitting the shelves this winter for $129.99.
Didn't think the eye candy in the Dead or Alive series could get any sweeter? Three separate pre-order bonus packs for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate will give you a chance to feast on a variety of different visual flavors.
Continuing their footsteps of adding huge franchises such as Star Trek, Star Wars, and Call of Duty to their lineup, the Washington-based game accessory company recently showcased items from the Rovio Entertainment’s properties of Angry Birds, Angry Birds Space, and Bad Piggies among their booth displays at this year’s E3.
KontrolFreek, the aptly named company out of Atlanta who creates accessories that improve leverage and comfort for gaming, has introduced Justice , the newest addition to their thumbstick collection. Inspired by Gears of War: Judgment , Justice 's design was actually the winner of a contest held by KontrolFreek among the Gears of War community.
In between watching episodes of Sons of Anarchy and fixing up that ol' chopper you don't even have, look forward to living out your dreams of feasting on pavement this June with Ride to Hell: Route 666 , coming to PlayStation3, Windows PC, and Xbox 360.
Capcom has provided us with details and screenshots of two of the four new multiplayer modes featured in the latest installment of the game, Scenario Mode and Akrid Survival. Spanning over six different maps, you’ll be able to side with the Snow Pirates or join the NEVEC forces.
The release of Lost Planet 3 has been postponed for four and a half weeeks beyond the initial announcement, and will arrive on August 27.
Square Enix has announced the open beta for their latest MMO, Heroes & Generals.
Arcen Games has released an Extended Edition of the original soundtrack for A Valley Without Wind 2.
Available as a single-purchase digital download, this release commemorates the acclaimed multiplayer shooter's reception of five editor's choice awards and its Game of the Year recognition since being released by Hi-Res Studio last April.
With PAX Australia coming to Melbourne this July, fans can look forward to creator Ron Gilbert as the event's "storytime" keynote speaker.
Yesterday, The Game Fanatics brought you the release announcement for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and artwork featured in Game Informer. Since then, we've received more details and a closer look at the dynamics of this title from the perspective of studio head Adam Badowski.
A revamped version of Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix's MMORPG, is opening up its beta version for fans who want to give the title another go. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn literally indicates with its title that this is a do-over of the original game which, as you may remember, was released more than a couple years ago (but most likely you're still trying to forget.)
Square Enix and Dark Horse have partnered up to produce a comic book prequel to the highly anticipated release TOMB RAIDER game, as announced yesterday by the publisher. Titled "TOMB RAIDER: The Beginning", the series' debut is the collaboration of Square Enix studio Crystal Dynamics and the US's largest independent domestic comic publisher.
If this package doesn't launch your interest in Ubisoft's forthcoming release, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist , you might want to check your fuel gauge. The action-adventure series' latest release is coming to the US and Latin America on August 20, 2013 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but fans who hop on board prior to its release will have a hard time keeping the pre-order bonus items in their box.
Rockstar has announced the release of the last DLC for Max Payne 3, the "Deathmatch Made in Heaven Pack". Available now on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and PC, the pack includes five game modes full of new weapons, items, achievements and trophies to feed your need for more of the action-packed third person shooter.
J.J. Abrams has been announced as the director for the newest installment of the ultimate franchise, Star Wars: Episode VII . It's more of a commotion than a disturbance that you're sensing in the force. Abrams , producer of films such as Star Trek, Cloverfield, and Super 8 is no newcomer to the sci-fi scene.
Star Wars fans were in flight this morning with excitement over the news that Star Wars 1313 , the newest game from LucasArts, was to be released this year for the PlayStation 3. Thanks to a flub on PlayStation Germany's Facebook page, however, that new hope met the ground like a jet pack fresh out of fuel.
The Amazing Arizona Comic Convention will be hitting Phoenix Jan 25-27 with its powerful punch of artists, innovators, and loyal fandom.
Console gamers will be happy to know that playing games on their mobile device has now been made easier, thanks to MOGA's new Pro Controller.
Telltale Games is now offering the first episode of The Walking Dead game for free on the App Store.
Assassin's Creed III has become the fastest selling title in Ubisoft's history, with 7 million copies sold after being out for only a month.
Rovio Entertainment has announced today that an Angry Birds movie will debut in 2016 and be produced by John Cohen.
GOG.com, an online source of DRM-free games for PC and Mac, has announced the addition of Duke Nukem 1 + 2 to their collection of games.
Primeval: New World series fans can now hunt creatures in a portable world of their own, thanks to the game's new addition to the App Store.
The season of heat waves, backyard barbecues and hitting up the beach may be over, but Summer Qing, who stars as Bruce Willis's character's wife in sci-fi thriller LOOPER, is just getting started.
If you're a fan of and want to throw some money into a virtual "good karma" jar, you can enter to win this Dead Space t-shirt-signed by the members of the Visceral crew-by helping out a member of The Game Fanatics staff and contributing to a great cause.
Just over one week away from returning to AMC, The Walking Dead has its fans crawling with anticipation for the premiere of the show's third season. Fortun
The early rising audience of yesterday's Good Morning America got to catch a glimpse of a different type of bright eyes and bushy tails with the trailer de
It's not every day one of your friend's friends makes the Guinness Book of World Records. We first introduced you to Efren Ballestamon Jr. the day after he won the record for "Longest Gaming on a Tablet" at this year's E3.
Incoming transmission. Iconic captain of the Starship Enterprise William Shatner and SyFy movie producer Roger Corman will be sharing a stage at this year'
New York-based creator of high end replicas and exclusive producer of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City collectibles, TriForce, will be offering their newest creation at this year's San Diego Comic Con. Exclusive to this year's event, the Pink Catwoman Riddler Trophy Full Scale Replica will be available to pre-order from the show floor over the four-day gathering.
Ubisoft is making sure you don't miss a beat of their dance games this month by announcing today the latest title of their best-selling franchise, Just Dan
Spinning a web any size will surely come in handy this summer for your friendly neighborhood Spiderman. The web-slinging superhero won't only be catching a
If an item on your bucket list was to one day have your name associated with a gaming-related Guiness World Record, Efren Pogi Ballestamon Jr. just beat yo
Snail Games not only piqued their players' interest by unveiling their martial arts-based MMO Age of Wushu this week, but before it even hits North America
Creator of the post-apocalyptic graphic novel and AMC addiction The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman is leaving yet another legion of fans hungry for more, this time with cinematic crime comic Thief of Thieves . The series has become one of the best-selling indie releases of the year, with only four issues having been published, which are now entering its third and fourth printings to boot.
Fans of the band HEALTH, who composed the original soundtrack for Max Payne 3 , need not to wait any more than about a week since the iTunes debut of the first single to get their hands on the rest of the game's score.
DJ Professor K, Gum, Beat, and the rest of your favorite skateboard-touting taggers from the GGs will have an all new, digital HD palette to paint as Jet S
Direct Marketing | Storyboarding
Let the magic of USAopoly's latest creation attract you to booth #137 as Harry Potter™: Death Eaters™ Rising makes its magical debut at Gen Con this year! Prepare to be spellbound by an eye-catching display featuring He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named at the center of this cooperative dice and card game for collectors and hobby gamers of all skill levels!
Check out this week's newsletter for information about a new tabletop news program on Gen Con TV! Plus Trade Day Events, Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist, The Eldritch Foundry on Kickstarter, Codenames: DUet XXL, and new merch from OffWorld!!
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USApopoly Facebook page post copy promoting Legend of Zelda line of puzzles for National Puzzle Day 2018
Focus Group / Play Test copy for online survey page with CTA to get people excited about participating and wanting to share with friends and family.
In addition to 15 hours of programmed trivia on the Buzztime network, did you know there is an on-demand suite of single-player arcade games for players of all ages and skill levels? It's right on the tablets you're already offering and it's perfect for families dining together, trivia players between rounds, sports fans during commercials and anyone looking to fill downtime with fun.
Targeted ads for Buffalo Wild Wings' new NCAA football game "Academy of Football" (demographic: Texas Longhorns fans)
September 2014 BEOND promo
Copy for Buzztime's partnership with Columbia Pictures to promote "Chappie" via movie pass giveaway.