New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2008
America's favorite quiz game® is ready to challenge sports trivia buffs with the new ESPN Jeopardy! games in stores now from Pressman Toy. From play-at-home fun to tailgating parties, sports fans everywhere will enjoy the fast-paced excitement of "buzzing in" their "questions" in response to Jeopardy! style "answers" so true to form and so challenging, all that's missing is Alex Trebek.
ESPN Jeopardy! is available in two versions:
- A boxed game that includes a standing answer board, an electronic game "buzzer" that plays four distinct sports sounds and plays the ESPN-theme for the Final Jeopardy! timer;
- An Attaché Edition that features a plastic game board that folds to compact size, individual contestant clickers, and scoring chips that fit into a handsome, durable, zippered carry case. Perfect for tailgating!
ESPN Jeopardy! features more than 1,000 sports-themed questions in a wide range of challenging categories including "NHL Name Changes," "Bad Sports Acronyms," "ESPN's Players You Love to Hate," "Ballparks & Arenas," "ESPN Personalities," and "NBA Head Coaches," just to name a few.
Players will test their sports knowledge with Jeopardy! style answers and questions such as:
Answer: A 1978 Fenway series won by the Yankees by a total score of 42-9 has this historic name
Question: What is the Boston Massacre?
Answer: They were the best pro team with 6 championships in their sports during the decade
Question: Who are the Chicago Bulls?
Answer: This alliterative Chavez Ravine treat is a pork frank by Farmer John
Question: What is a Dodger Dog?
Answer: When the Minn. North Stars moved south, this truncated name made more sense
Question: What is the Dallas Stars?
ESPN Jeopardy! boxed game and ESPN Jeopardy! Attaché Edition are designed for three to four players ages 12 through adult. The games are available nationwide at Toys "R" Us, Sports Authority, Borders, Barnes & Noble and Dick's Sporting Goods. The suggested retail price (SRP) for the ESPN Jeopardy! boxed game with customized electronic game play features is $29.99, the Attaché Edition has an SRP of $19.99.
About Pressman Toy Corporation Inc.
Pressman Toy Corporation Inc., the third largest game manufacturer in the United States, was founded in 1922. The company has released many strong brands that consumers have enjoyed for generations, such as Rummikub, MASTERMIND and Tri-Ominos. One of the first companies in the industry to begin licensing popular characters and content for toys and games, Pressman Toy has created games and puzzles based on Ben 10, Pokémon, Scooby-Doo! and The
Simpsons, as well as popular games shows Deal or No Deal, Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune. More recently, the company has expanded its offerings into the DVD game and DVD board game segments.
In addition to ESPN Jeopardy!, during 2008, Pressman Toy has added Disney Wheel of Fortune, board games based on NBC's The Office, and Smithsonian Institution educational games to its line-up. Further information about Pressman Toy can be found at http://www.pressmantoy.com.