Move over Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh, there's a new sheriff in town that is sweeping the collector card game community. New on the scene is Bakugan Brawlers.
Adapted from a Japanese Animation which made it's debut in 2007. The game was created which is a strategic card game, called Bakugan. Bakugan was developed by Sega Toys and Spin Master and was strategically released in conjunction with the anime series.
The Bakugan trading card game uses metal cards and magnetic spring-loaded miniature figures in the shape of marbles, called Bakugan. The objective of the game is to capture three of your opponent's gate cards or defeat all of their Bakugan.
What makes Bakugan unique from the other trading card games on the market, such as Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh, is that not only do you have to use strategy with the placement of your playing cards, but also the skill of shooting your Bakugan miniatures so that they end up landing on a card.
The Bakugan trading card game was such a hit in the 2008 Christmas season that tournament type events were held at various Toy's R Us locations around the US Another thing that sets Bakugan apart from the other trading card games is that the rules are so easy to learn that children as young as four years old can learn and start playing right away.
Many add ons were created for the Bakugan trading card game such as a battle arena, and bakugan shooting devices, but the only thing that is required to play is three bakugan marbles and 3 bakugan cards for each participant. Bakugan Battle Brawlers battle packs are a starter set that was created for two children, which contain 6 bakugan and 6 battle cards.
Other offerings in the Bakugan Trading Card game is Bakugan Booster Packs, which come in Bakugan Starter Pack Red and Bakugan Starter Pack Blue. The game is already turning into a collectors frenzy with rare cards and unique desirable's similar to the other trading card games.
The age old game of marbles combined with the 20th century craze of the trading card games, combined into a new Trading Card Game is unique and makes for great excitement for young and old alike.