K’NEX® Brands Releases First Line of Titanfall™ Building Sets
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 23 2014 @ 11:19 AM EDT
Build & Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX
One of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Titanfall™, has been transformed from onscreen play to building sets with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. Respawn™ Entertainment, creator of the game released in March 2014 , and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to introduce the first line of building toys based on the new Titanfall video game.
The relationship combines the award-winning K’NEX building system with the Titanfall world, bringing it from the digital screen to the construction aisle for the first time. With over 80 prestigious gaming awards earned before the game’s launch, Titanfall is full of exciting, explosive and thrilling action, and appeals to gamers of all ages. Titanfall will be available on Xbox 360®, Xbox One®, and PC.
“Titanfall Building Sets from K’NEX bring the exciting world of Angel City to life in a new way, bridging the digital and the physical,” said Michael Araten, President and CEO of K’NEX Brands. “Gamers and builders of all ages now have the opportunity to build the Titanfall Frontier right in their own homes. I can’t wait to see how fans will take their digital game skills and use them in the real world!”
Designed for builders ages 8+, the building sets will bring the fun of the game to life, and expand its appeal through a rewarding, age-appropriate K’NEX building experience.
Titanfall: Ultimate Angel City Campaign Building Set
Maneuver through the war-torn streets of Angel City with the K'NEX Titanfall Ultimate Angel City Campaign Building Set! Battle your Titans in the ruined terrain of the city, jump your Pilots between buildings, and arm your weapons to continue the battle between the IMC and MILITIA forces. Features 1,400+ K’NEX pieces that build 2 Titans, each 12” tall; 6 figures, including Pilots and Spectres; and an assortment of working weapons and stationary turrets. Mimicking the look of Angel City with exclusive decals, your pilot can run along walls and jump between buildings with this amazing set. Ages 8+. SRP $119.99. Available Fall 2014.
Titanfall: Angel City Escape Building Set
Your mission is clear – descend upon Angel City and escape before enemy forces catch you! Run along walls and jump between buildings, but watch out the enemies are prepared with stationary turrets and are ready to strike. With the Angel City Escape Building Set from K’NEX you can build the futuristic urban city featured in the Titanfall game - Angel City. Set includes 500+ K’NEX pieces, plus 4 figures – 2 Pilots and 2 Spectres. Ideal for builders ages 8+. SRP $44.99. Available Fall 2014.
Titanfall: MILITIA Ogre Titan Building Set
Be prepared for combat with the MILITIA Ogre Titan Building Set from K’NEX. Use the 160+ K’NEX pieces to build the Ogre Titan from the MILITIA Faction, complete with a working Titan gun and exclusive decals. Once built, Ogre stands 10" high, and includes one MILITIA Pilot figure that works with the Titan. Ages 8+. SRP $34.99. Available Fall 2014.
Titanfall: IMC Atlas Titan Building Set
Call down your Titan to secure your pilot, and prepare for battle with the IMC Atlas Titan Building Set from K’NEX. Set includes over 160 K’NEX pieces and exclusive decals that allow you to build the Atlas Titan, complete with a working Titan gun! Once built Atlas stands 10" high, and features one Pilot figure that works with the Titan. Ages 8+. SRP $34.99. Available Fall 2014.
Titanfall: IMC Pilot Strike Building Set
With the Titanfall IMC Pilot Strike Building Set by K'NEX you can grow your army and establish the warzone! Use the IMC Pilot included to battle the Spectre in one-on-one combat. Includes 80+ K’NEX pieces to create a building for your pilot to battle through, just like in the Titanfall game. Combine with the MILITIA Pilot Attack Building Set (sold separately) to grow your K'NEX Titanfall collection. Ages 8+. SRP $12.99. Available Fall 2014.
Titanfall: MILITIA Pilot Attack Building Set
Grow your army and establish the warzone with the K’NEX Titanfall MILITIA Pilot Attack Building Set! Use the included MILITIA pilot to battle the Spectre in one-on-one combat. Set includes 80+ K’NEX pieces that allow you to construct a small building for your pilot to battle through, just like in the Titanfall video game. Combine with the IMC Pilot Strike Building Set (sold separately) to grow your Titanfall collection. Ages 8+. SRP $12.99. Available Fall 2014.
About K’NEX Brands
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children, and is America’s STEM building solution. Winner of over 250 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX, America’s Building Toy® company, is focused on Building Worlds Kids Love® and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” From the living room to the classroom, K’NEX has building toys specially designed for every age group and skill level. The K’NEX family of brands includes K’NEX Building Sets, K’NEX Thrill Rides, K’NEX Education™, Lincoln Logs®, Tinkertoy®, NASCAR®, Angry Birds™, Mario Kart Wii™, Mario Kart 7™, Super Mario™, PacMan™, Titanfall™, Family Guy™, Plants vs. Zombies™, and more. Since 1992, The Rodon Group®, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 31 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. Join us as we help build the leaders of tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.knex.com or www.rodongroup.com.
Founded in 2010, Respawn Entertainment is an independent videogame development studio based in Van Nuys, California. The studio was formed by Vince Zampella and Jason West, former co-founders of Infinity Ward and two of the co-creators of the multi-billion dollar franchise Call of Duty™.Titanfall is the first game from the studio. More information about the company is available at www.respawn.com and more information about Titanfall is available at www.titanfall.com.