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PARKER BROTHERS' BOGGLE GAME COMES TO LIFE ON NINTENDO'S GAME BOY; CLASSIC WORD GAME ADDED TO NINTENDO OFFERINGS

PARKER BROTHERS' BOGGLE GAME COMES TO LIFE ON NINTENDO'S GAME BOY;
 CLASSIC WORD GAME ADDED TO NINTENDO OFFERINGS
 BEVERLY, Mass., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're already hooked on the BOGGLE(R) game and you love Nintendo's Game Boy, watch out! Parker Brothers will introduce the Electronic Game Boy version of one of the world's most popular word games at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 9. Make way for BOGGLE Plus Game Boy.
 For word game lovers, BOGGLE Game Boy Plus provides the ultimate challenge in this fun, fast-paced game offering infinite possibilities in five different gameplay variations.
 Players can choose from the basic BOGGLE game on a 4x4 letter grid; the BIG BOGGLE game (5x5 letter grid); Anagrams (unscramble words three to nine letters long); Categories (search the letter grid for commonly themed words, such as farm animals); or Use All (try to make complete words using all 25 letters on the grid.
 Players have three minutes to complete each game and can play alone, against a friend or against one of eight computer opponents, with different levels of challenge (easy, medium or hard). The game features a Miriam-Webster built-in dictionary with over 35,000 words.
 "Game Boy enthusiasts will be hooked in the first three minutes they play the BOGGLE game, and will enjoy hours of fun trying its five different versions and infinite possibilities," said Alfred C. Carosi, Parker Brothers' senior vice president, marketing. "And, if you're already hooded on the BOGGLE game, you won't want to pass up the conveniece of this Game Boy version. Not only can you have Nintendo anywhere you go, but now you can have the classic word game that, in the past 20 years, has made fans out of millions."
 Parker Brothers' BOGGLE game for the NES Electronic Game Boy is designed for ages 8 to adult. The cartridge will be available in March 1992 at a suggested retail price of $29.99.
 Parker Brothers is owned by Hasbro, Inc. (AMEX: HAS), the world's largest toy and game company. BOGGLE is a registered trademark of Parker Brothers for its hidden word game equipment.
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 NOTE: Parker Brothers at WCES: Nintendo Booth, Kiosk No. 32 & No. 33.
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 /CONTACT: Patricia McGovern of Parker Brothers, 508-921-3296; or Michael Brewer of IQ&J, 617-954-1683, for Parker Brothers/
 (HAS) CO: Parker Brothers; Hasbro, Inc. ST: Massachusetts IN: LEI SU: PDT


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