Hasbro Monopoly LIVE and Battleship LIVE Board Games Will Have Electronic Tower

Posted Feb 16, 2011

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) has showcased two new games at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. “From the moment the tower is switched on, the tower comes to life. The game is fun, fast-paced, easy to play and incredibly engaging,” stated Hasbro CMO John Frascotti. “LIVE games offer the great face-to-face social play that everyone loves about board games while delivering a totally new, surprising and unique game experience.”

Monopoly LIVE will have a LIVE tower at the center of the game. The tower will identify movers, watch hand movements, track bank balances, and will have unexpected events throughout the game. Some of the unexpected events could include a cab ride to their favorite property, cashing in on a horse race, tax breaks, etc.

The electronic LIVE tower in Battleship LIVE will have a voice that provides direction and dtect ship placement. The tower will also have sounds of missiles flying through the air and water splashing after a ship sinks. There will also be unexpected events in this game such as typhoons or spy planes.