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USAopoly Announces Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist Board Game

March 20, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Tabletop gamers, get ready to raid (or protect) Nakatomi Plaza. USAopoly has announced that Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist Board Game is on the way. The game is the first officially-licensed boardgame for the iconic action film franchise and will release later this spring.

The Nakatomi Heist features asymmetric gameplay and will see one player take on the role of Bruce Willis’ John McClane, pitted against the rest of the players as members of Hans Gruber’s gang. The hero has to save the hostages in Nakatomi Plaza, while the villains must foil McClane’s efforts. The game will include several homages to the 1988 blockbuster including callbacks to the film’s most memorable scenes, characters, and events.

“Die Hard’s influence over the action-thriller genre is staggering, so we were beyond excited for the opportunity to harness the movie’s expert blend of action, intelligence and drama into a unique tabletop experience,” said Pat Marino, Lead Game Designer, USAopoly. “We are developing a game that will deeply resonate with Die Hard enthusiasts, incorporating even the slightest details to create a rich and entertaining experience that properly pays tribute to arguably the greatest action movie of all time.”

Federico San Martin, Vice President of Global Toys and Hardlines, 20th Century Fox Consumer Products added: “The Die Hard board game from USAopoly provides an engaging touch point for fans seeking a nostalgic trip back to Nakatomi Tower and, three decades after the film’s release, allows a new generation of fans to play a unique game experience showcasing this incredible property.”

The game will launch in the coming months in select retailers. Players in need of shoes for crossing glass-filled rooms and machine guns (Ho Ho Ho) will have to bring their own.

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