Fantasy Flight Games Announces Star Wars Legion

Fantasy Flight Games Announces Star Wars Legion

Aug 19, 2017

  Games announcements tend to leak Before Gen Con, but Fantasy Flight always seems to keep 1 big thing under wraps, and this year was no exception.     Star Wars™: Legion features organic, fast-paced movement, streamlined combat, and innovative mechanics, inviting players to become commanders of clashing armies on a war-torn battlefield of the...

Civilization: A New Dawn Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Civilization: A New Dawn Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Aug 16, 2017

  Fantasy Flight Games will release a new board game based on Sid Meier’s strategy video game Civilization. Civilization: A New Dawn will release in Q4.     Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn allows players to rewrite history while playing as rulers of antiquity’s most memorable empires. Players take on the role of one of the most famous leaders in...

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master Of Orion Tabletop Games

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master Of Orion Tabletop Games

Aug 16, 2017

  The original Master of Orion (MoO) computer game released in 1993, creating the 4X video game genre and capturing the attention of strategy loving gamers for over 30 years. The Master of Orion series has been featured on numerous “greatest games of all time” lists; several retrospective reviews from such established gaming media sites as GameSpot and IGN...

Dragonfire Releasing At Gen Con 50

Dragonfire Releasing At Gen Con 50

Aug 13, 2017

  Heading to Gen Con 50 next week? If so you might be in luck if you were hoping to buy Dragonfire, Catalyst Games has announced they will have Dragonfire at the show for purchase. Dragonfire is a 2 to 6 player deckbuilding game set in the world’s greatest roleplaying game, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Players choose from a number of races, from dwarf to elf,...

Oni Press Launching Games Division

Oni Press Launching Games Division

Aug 12, 2017

  Oni Press, the acclaimed Portland-based comics publisher, announces the launch of Oni Games, a new gaming imprint dedicated to bringing Oni Press titles to the growing tabletop market.   With the response to Renegade Game Studios’ Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Card Game based on the graphic novel series , the positive critical and fan response to...

Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Aug 12, 2017

  Twilight Imperium, fans rejoice! You will have a new version releasing in Q4. It has been twelve years since the release of Twilight Imperium Third Edition (2005), which spawned two expansion sets.     Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition is a “4X” style war game in which players control an interstellar empire trying to reunite the galaxy under its...

Fallout: The Board Game Coming From Fantasy Flight

Fallout: The Board Game Coming From Fantasy Flight

Aug 8, 2017

  Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce Fallout, a post-nuclear adventure board game based on Bethesda’s blockbuster video game series. In Fallout, one to four players take on a role within an irradiated landscape inspired by those in Fallout 3, Fallout 4, and their downloadable content expansions. With just a few locations pinpointed on their map, the...

Games Workshop is Being Sued For $62.5M By An FLGS

Games Workshop is Being Sued For $62.5M By An FLGS

Aug 8, 2017

  Games Workshop is the behemoth in the industry, they tend to dictate to their retailers (FLGS) on what price they can sell their product for, and this is coming back to bite them. To the tune of 62.5 MILLION dollars.   . The game store owner and lawyer David Moore has filed a criminal complaint in the US Federal Court of Southern Florida alleging...

Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour Coming From WizKids

Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour Coming From WizKids

Aug 3, 2017

  WizKids is pleased to announce the upcoming release Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour,   In a world where Witches cast spells and Demons exist in the darkness, will you be able to banish the evil? In this cooperative new board game, players are members of a coven who are blood bound – what one witch does affects another member of the coven. Work...

Top 10 Most Anticipated Games Gen Con 2017

Top 10 Most Anticipated Games Gen Con 2017

Aug 3, 2017

  Welcome to August! As of this posting, we have a short 13 days to Gen Con 2017! This is going to be a special year, as it’s the 50th anniversary and Gen Con is on pace to sell out, which is a first in the history. Our coverage of Gen Con will also be increased this year, as I have 10 interviews scheduled with game companies, plus I plan to stop by many...

Wizkids Announces Dungeon Hustle

Wizkids Announces Dungeon Hustle

Aug 2, 2017

  WizKids has announced Dungeon Hustle, a unique spin on a  dungeon crawl from designers Ben and Tim Eisner.   In Dungeon Hustle, 2-4 players are the fighter, rogue, cleric, and mage, moving through a dungeon picking up cards and colored items. The twist is that as long as players keep moving along a path of similarly colored dungeon tiles, they can...

Techno Bowl Out Now From Bombshell Games

Techno Bowl Out Now From Bombshell Games

Aug 1, 2017

  As Hank Jr said, “Are you ready for some football” and I’m talking about the old pigskin here folks, not that soccer thing people watch! I can remember playing Techno Bowl with my cousin, and I could never beat him, he always seemed to pull out a victory out of his you know what at this minute. If you loved the NES Game, you can relive...

Mythic Games Bringing Joan Of Arc To Gen Con 50

Mythic Games Bringing Joan Of Arc To Gen Con 50

Jul 31, 2017

  Heading to Gen Con 50? Make sure to check out the brand new upcoming game from Mythic Games. Joan Of Arc     Mythic Games, creators, and co-publishers with Monolith of the Mythic Battles: Pantheon Board Game, announce the studio’s return to Gen Con (August 17 – 20, Indianapolis) to debut their latest creation, the Time of Legends: Joan of Arc...

D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

Jul 27, 2017

  A 20% increase in game sales over the same quarter last year drove growth for Hasbro in its Q2 report. Dungeons & Dragons got a special shout-out from CEO Brian Goldner in an interview with Jim Cramer on Mad Money, in which he revealed that D&D sales (including digital) were up 50% over the previous year. “Dungeons & Dragons is performing at...

Burger Time: The Card Game On Kickstarter

Burger Time: The Card Game On Kickstarter

Jul 27, 2017

  Ok, so this one hit me right in the feels, takes me back when I was a wee lad, pumping quarters into the machine trying to build that burger.     Data East’s Burger Time the Card Game takes you back to the arcade of the 80’s. When we were all young and had pockets full of quarters! Burger Time is a 2 player (can be played by 1...

5-Minute Dungeon Now Available In Retail

5-Minute Dungeon Now Available In Retail

Jul 26, 2017

  It’s always great to see when a successful Kickstarter, transits into the retail sector, and this is just the case with 5 Minute Dungeon   Wiggles 3D Games has partnered with Spin Master Games, to produce and sell the retail version of 5-Minute Dungeon. 5-Minute Dungeon is a co-operative, real-time dungeon crawling card game for 2-5 players...

Ares Games Announce 2 New Titles For The Fall

Ares Games Announce 2 New Titles For The Fall

Jul 26, 2017

  Ares Games is bringing us some horror and mystery themes this Fall, with Last Friday:  Return to Camp Apache coming out in September and Monsters vs. Heroes:  London After Midnight releasing in October.     Set in Victorian London, Monsters vs. Heroes:  London After Midnight combines elements of both the gothic horror and the mystery fiction...

Talisman: The Magical Quest Coming From Games Workshop

Talisman:  The Magical Quest Coming From Games Workshop

Jul 26, 2017

  Games Workshop is going back to one of the classics, as Talisman:  The Magical Quest Game, the game should be in your hands by this Christmas.     Based on the Revised 4th Edition version of the game produced under license by Fantasy Flight Games, the new Talisman will once again challenge players to an epic quest to claim the coveted Crown of...

Fireside Games Announces The Smash And Burn Tour

Fireside Games Announces The Smash And Burn Tour

Jul 23, 2017

  Fireside Games has announced that they will be embarking on the Smash and Burn Tour August 22–October 7, 2017. This tour takes them to 16 stores in the Midwest, where fans can demo their new releases, Hotshots and Kaiju Crush, and pick up promos. It’ll also be a great opportunity to meet Justin De Witt, designer of games such as Castle Panic, Dead Panic,...

Two Animal-Themed Games Coming From Mayfair Games

Two Animal-Themed Games Coming From Mayfair Games

Jul 21, 2017

  Mayfair Games has a pair of animal-themed, family-friendly budget priced games coming, this September: Run Bunny Run and Food Chain. A limited supply of the games will debut at Gen Con. If you’re planning to attend Gen Con In August, there will be a limited supply of the games at the Mayfair booth, with wider distribution coming in Sept.  ...