(Buffalo, New York) – Buffalo Games, LLC and The Pokémon Company International have teamed up to release a new line of Pokémon themed jigsaw puzzles. Piece counts for these new puzzles range from 100 to 2,000 pieces making them accessible to people of all ages and puzzling experience.
Pokémon, one of the most popular and successful entertainment franchises in the world, will soon be seen in the first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, the exciting new POKÉMON Detective Pikachu, in theaters May, 2019 coinciding with the release of POKÉMON Detective Pikachu puzzles. Along with POKÉMON Detective Pikachu puzzles, Buffalo Games will produce numerous different designs featuring popular Pokémon based on the beloved animated series.
“We are very happy to be partnering with The Pokémon Company International on this line of puzzles. The variety of different piece counts of the puzzles will ensure that we have the perfect puzzle for every Pokémon fan.” said Buffalo Games Vice President of Marketing and Product Development, Ben Jamesson.
Every Buffalo Games jigsaw puzzle is manufactured in the U.S.A. from recycled puzzle board using a precision cutting technique to guarantee that each piece fits soundly. A bonus puzzle poster is also included with each puzzle to reference while completing the puzzle. The Pokémon jigsaw puzzles will be available at most major retailers by this spring.
The entire Buffalo Games 2019 product line can be seen at New York Toy Fair, February 16-19, 2019, at the Javits Center in NYC, Booth 251.
About Buffalo Games
Buffalo Games is an industry-leading jigsaw puzzle and party game manufacturer located in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo Games products are available at all major retailers in the U.S.A. and Canada. Over the company’s 30-year history, Buffalo Games has sold more than 40 million puzzles and party games. The company’s portfolio includes popular licenses such as Charles Wysocki, Game of Thrones, National Geographic, NFL, Ryan ToysReview, Skee-Ball, Pac-Man, Pokémon, Star Wars, and more. Buffalo Games’ puzzles are made in the U.S.A. and all products are made with a careful eye toward quality and sustainable practices. The company’s full line of party games are both fun to play and easy to learn. Their puzzles and games are made from high-quality paper board and precision cutting techniques and feature sought-after artwork from the industry’s top licensors. Find us at www.buffalogames.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/buffalogames.
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.
About the Movie
“POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and the most successful media franchise of all time. When ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his son Tim wants to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.
“POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” also stars Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, and Ken Watanabe. Directed by Rob Letterman, it is produced by Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Hidenaga Katakami and Don McGowan, with executive producers Joseph M. Caracciolo, Jr., Ali Mendes, Tsunekazu Ishihara, Kenji Okubo and Tohio Miyahara. Presented by Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and The Pokémon Company, the film will be distributed outside of Japan and China by Warner Bros. Pictures, in Japan by Toho Company, Ltd. and by Legendary East in China.
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