[email protected] Games series
Group DescriptionA series of games by Hasbro Interactive, Inc. where classic games were reintroduced to be played through e-mail with turn-based play. As soon as a move is done, the player needs to enter the address of the opponent who received the move through e-mail, responds in the game, and so on. The line of games included both classic board games as well as newer, turn-based titles.
The series was launched on 5th February 1999 when Hasbro handed out 100,000 copies of the first game, [email protected] Games: Scrabble, on the streets of Manhattan (USA).
- Hasbro Interactive Invites New Yorkers to Take an 'Email Game' Break On February 5 (press release, 3rd February 1999)
Front cover for [email protected] Games: X-COM
Screenshot from [email protected] Games: X-COM