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Topps Launches TOPPS KICK 15 for Fans of Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and Major League Soccer

The global game now on a global stage in TOPPS KICK 15 for iOS and Android.

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Topps Company, Inc. today released TOPPS KICKSM 15, the only real-world, real-time football trading card app for Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and Major League Soccer (MLS). Available now for iOS and Android devices, TOPPS KICK 15 allows football fans to feel the excitement of every touch, pass, tackle, shot and goal from the world's most popular professional leagues.

A collection of player cards, covering superstars for all three leagues.

"For the first time ever, TOPPS KICK 15 users will go head-to-head against the world with the addition of Bundesliga and Major League Soccer, and the return of the Barclays Premier League," said Michael Bramlage, Vice President and General Manager of Digital at Topps. "The level of match day madness each week will be unprecedented as these three leagues meet in TOPPS KICK 15."  

The app launches with significant new features across both platforms, including:

YOUR FAVORITE PLAYERS, CLUBS AND LEAGUES

Follow the excitement as the live action unfolds in every Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and MLS match. Featuring 57 licensed clubs and over 1,000 players, the global game is now on a global stage in TOPPS KICK 15. Get ready to follow every live match and take on supporters from Manchester United, Bayern Munchen, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, BVB Dortmund, Schalke 04, Leverkusen, Hamburger SV, LA Galaxy, Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders, DC United, and more.

FLOW OF THE GAMESM SCORING

Only in TOPPS KICK 15 can you play cards and earn points in real-time based on how actual players perform on the pitch. Our improved Flow of the GameSM scoring system allows you to predict momentum changes, swap cards in your starting XI, and climb the leaderboards as the action unfolds live. With TOPPS KICK 15, more events turn into more points ensuring that only the smartest users will win.

MEGA-DEAL TRANSFER MARKET

For the best football card collecting community in the world, TOPPS KICK 15 delivers all-new expanded trading where up to 18 player cards can be swapped in a single deal. And with multiple leagues, you can execute mega-deals to create your ultimate team, like trading Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Thomas Muller, Marco Reus, Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey for Sergio Aguero, Cesc Fabregas, Alexander Meier, Pierre-Michel Lasogga, Timo Horn, Michael Bradley and Graham Zusi. A new Trader Score feature allows you to rate your fellow traders on their trustworthiness and deal-making ability. And with our new Locked Card feature, you can prevent unsolicited offers for your favorite cards as well as show them off.

The Topps Company's app portfolio, including Topps BUNT®, Topps HUDDLESM and Topps KICKSM, has been a hit with millions of sports fans around the world. Most recently, BUNT 14 has captivated Major League Baseball fans, making it the #1 top grossing licensed sports app or game with iPhone users in the United States.

TOPPS KICK 15 is free on the App Store for iOS and from the Google Play Store for Android in English, German and Spanish. Search for "TOPPS KICK 15" or visit AppStore.com/Kick15 or http://bit.ly/KICK_15_Android today.

ABOUT THE TOPPS COMPANY, INC.

Founded in 1938, The Topps Company, Inc. is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of sports cards, entertainment products, and distinctive confectionery. Topps' leading sports and entertainment products include Major League Baseball, National Football League, English Premier League, Bundesliga, Indian Premier League, WWE, UFC, Wacky Packages, Garbage Pail Kids and other trading cards, sticker album collections, and collectible games. Topps' newest division is Topps Digital, which is focused on bringing the iconic Topps brand to new users through digital media. Visit www.topps.com for more information.

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