Striker Deals for 'Orphan Black' Games

IDW has teamed up with Temple Street Productions and Paramount Pictures to bring the TV series "Orphan Black" and The Godfather to a range of games. 

April 6, 2018

Striker Deals for 'Orphan Black' Games

IDW has teamed up with Temple Street Productions and Paramount Pictures to bring the BBC America series "Orphan Black" and the classic movie

The Godfather

to a range of game formats.

The new deal for "Orphan Black" games, which was brokered by Striker Entertainment on behalf of Temple Street, expands IDW's partnership with the brand. The publisher launched its first "Orphan Black" comic book in February, selling close to half a million copies.

IDW is now planning a deductive card game based on the TV series that will hit shelves in July, as well as a tabletop game that will be unveiled at a later date.

"Orphan Black" returns for its third season April 18 on BBC America and across AMC network channels (AMC, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv) in the U.S. and Bell Media's channels (Bravo and MTV) in Canada.

IDW is also planning a line of tabletop games for Paramount Pictures'

The Godfather

that will range from quick-to-play card and dice games to big box strategic board games. The line will launch with

a card game due out this August.

The Godfather

is more than a movie, it’s an icon,” says Jerry Bennington, director of business development, IDW. “We plan to give players as many options as possible when it comes to gaming in this rich environment. From quick dice fun to intense big box strategy this will be a line of games truly worthy of the name

The Godfather

.”

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