Ride the Game Wave™ this Holiday Season
Multi award-winning DVD game console now available in the U.S.
Toronto, ON – ZAPiT Games, the creators of the multi-award winning Game Wave™ has
announced that the unit will be available for sale at Toys R Us stores nation-wide starting
Game Wave™ is a console all grown up and ready to entertain at family gatherings and
parties – places where traditional video games never go. The proprietary DVD-based
console hooks up easily to the TV. It comes with four specially designed color-coded
wireless remote units (batteries included), a removable storage dock that holds up to six
remotes (additional remotes are optional), and all the gear required for TV connection.
“Game Wave™ is unique in that it restores a social dimension to games”, said Jeff Hurst,
ZAPiT Games. “By combining the group interaction of traditional board games with the
excitement of interactive video, it results in high-energy socialization and connection
amongst players, ideal for a fun-filled holiday party.”
The wildly acclaimed DVD game console unit has won accolades and prestigious awards
Game Wave ™ comes with 4 Degrees – The Arc of Trivia™, which offers 25 hours of norepeat
trivia play for up to six people, playing against each other and against the clock
with their own colour-coded wireless remote. With 4 Degrees, everyone can play and
anyone can win.
- iParenting Media Awards: HOT Toy 2006
- Dr. Toy: Smart Play, Smart Toy Award 2006
- Children Software Review: Editor’s Choice Award 2006
- National Parenting Centre: Seal of Approval 2006
- Creative Child Magazine: Prestigious Toy in the Family Category 2006
The game features lush graphics and hundreds of still and video images, along with
digital-quality sound. 4 Degrees features six categories of questions: Arts, History,
Science, Sports, Lifestyle, and Geography. Players get four clues for each question –
hence the 4 degrees – and there is a breathtaking range of posers on everything from
Cinderella to the Taj Mahal. Scoring is based on the speed, and correctness, of answers.
And you can answer any time – no more waiting your turn!
Game Wave™ features a library of other proprietary titles including REWIND™, which
takes players on a video and photo tour of the world’s craziest and greatest events from
the past and tests general pop culture knowledge. The game also features special True or
False and News or Not categories.
Other titles available by Christmas 2006 include:
And yes, in case you were wondering, the Game Wave™ also plays your DVD movies.
- 4 Degrees – Volume 2 Pop Culture, offering all-new pop culture trivia challenges in
the tradition of 4 Degrees – Volume 1;
- 4 Degrees – Bible Trivia, a pictorial quiz of Biblical trivia that will challenge the
- REWIND 2005, which takes players on a video and photo tour of the events and
headlines of 2005;
- Zap 21, a variation on Classic Blackjack that lets up to six people play at the same
- Letter Zap! where players build words from letter cubes, playing against the clock
and each other;
- Click!, players compete against each other and the clock using pictures, sounds
and letter clues to guess the mystery phrase;
- Lock 5, the ultimate combination of luck and strategy.
Game Wave™ retails for $99.99, including the console, four color-coded wireless remotes
with batteries, a removable storage dock for the remotes, RCA and S-video cables to
hook it up to a TV, and the 4 Degrees game. Each game title sold separately retail for
$24.99. Additional remotes retail for $24.99 for the pair.
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About ZAPiT Games
ZAPiT Games is a leading designer, developer and marketer of ZAPiT Game Wave,
an innovative propriety DVD-based game system that delivers the highest quality of interactive home
entertainment game experience for families and adults alike. Founded in 2003 with headquarters in
Toronto, Canada, ZAPiT Games is dedicated to creating game content to fulfill the need of family and
friends to laugh, compete and interact.