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"Blade Runner 2049: Nexus Protocol" Coming Soon

"Blade Runner 2049: Nexus Protocol" Coming Soon

WizKids is coming out with a new game based on the Blade Runner franchise! Called Blade Runner 2049: Nexus Protocol, the game is a game of evidence, deduction, and investigation. Three-to-six players take the role of blade runners, sent to hunt down a rogue Replicant who is in hiding. The wrench in the works is that […]

Ravensburger Announces 1st NA Jigsaw Puzzle Championship

Ravensburger Announces 1st NA Jigsaw Puzzle Championship

Ravensburger, the renowned maker of jigsaw puzzles and of other various board games, has announced their plans for a North American jigsaw puzzle competition. From their press release: Ravensburger Announces North America Jigsaw Puzzle Championship First Annual Competition To Debut on Saturday, May 30th in Minneapolis, MN Ravensburger, the world leader in jigsaw puzzles, will launch a brand-new […]

"Funkoverse" Game Series Launched, Expansions Coming

"Funkoverse" Game Series Launched, Expansions Coming

Hey there Funko POP! fans, get ready – there's a new game series coming out for your entertainment! The Funkoverse Strategy Board Game is designed for two-to-four players, at ages ten and up. The core box, which prominently features four POP!-ified character pieces from DC Comics's Batman, also has two basic characters (not shown), two maps […]

Tabletop Games Thrived Through Kickstarter in 2019

Tabletop Games Thrived Through Kickstarter in 2019

Kickstarter appears to be the present and the future of tabletop gaming. According to data released by Kickstarter themselves not even a week ago, they funded $208 million-plus dollars worth of games last year, more than any year before it, continuing an upward trend of games companies both commercial and indie alike coming to the […]

Riot Games Producing New Board Games

Riot Games Producing New Board Games in the Future

Riot Games, developer of the popular MMO League of Legends, is working to elaborate on producing within the tabletop board game world. Harping on the popularity of their first board game, Mechs vs. Minions, Riot Games is developing a second tabletop game, called Tellstones: King's Gambit. Mechs vs. Minions was released in 2016, at a $75 price point. […]

Target Spotted! "Space Marine Adventures" Seen at Retailer

Target Spotted! "Space Marine Adventures" Seen at Retailer

Games Workshop has been loyal to a fault towards their invested player-base. In most every way, from Warhammer 40,000 to Warhammer: Age of Sigmar, Games Workshop has been fostering a good working relationship with players who know their games. Recently, it has been revealed that Games Workshop is putting out a new line of games, known as […]

Fantasy Flight Games Actually Releases "Barkham Horror"

Fantasy Flight Games Actually Releases "Barkham Horror"

Yes, this is an actual game. Based on an April Fools' Day joke made some time ago, Barkham Horror: The Meddling of Meowlathotep is a standalone Arkham Horror adventure wherein players play as anthropomorphic hounds instead of their normal, human counterparts. The caveat is that the titular horrors have been replaced with cat versions as well. From Fantasy […]

Pandasaurus Games Updates Their Company Logo & Style

Pandasaurus Games Updates Their Company Logo & Style

The folks over at Pandasaurus Games decided it was time for a change in 2020, and so the company has brought on a brand new look. The company turned to Helm's Workshop in Austin, Texas to design them a new brand for the company moving forward. Below, you have a taste of what that branding […]

"Minecraft: Builders & Biomes" Brings the Action to (Board Game) Life

"Minecraft: Builders & Biomes" Brings the Action to (Board Game) Life

It's hard to believe that Minecraft has already been on this planet for a decade. There are full grown adults wandering around this planet right now that played Minecraft in elementary school. Let that sink in for a moment. Makes you want to shake off how old you feel with a little celebration, doesn't it? […]

You don't have to be bored this holiday season with these board games!

7 Nerdy Board Games to Counter Your Holiday Boredom

Looking to cure the wintertime blues this holiday season? Hot Topic has exactly what you need — board games! From Rick and Morty to The Office, they have a board game for almost every fandom. Rick and Morty Anatomy Park Edition Operation $35.90 Oh jeez Rick. Not another Rick and Morty game! But this game […]

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

In 2020, Blacklist Games and IDW Games will be looking to release board games based on the Contra and Bomberman franchises, respectively. These two franchises are owned and licensed by Konami Cross Media NY, and are based on video games. The release is geared towards North American crowds. Contra is a run-and-gun arcade game released […]

Hasbro Set to Publish Board Games Based off Jimmy Fallon Bits

Hasbro Set to Publish Board Games Based off Jimmy Fallon Bits

Hasbro, one of the largest producers of board games on the planet, is teaming up with the folks at The Tonight Show to bring real versions of games introduced by host Jimmy Fallon. There will be three games at the launch of the project, with Box of Lies, Face It, and Best Friend Challenge hitting […]

Tariffs on Video and Table-Top Games Held at Bay... For Now

Tariffs on Video and Table-Top Games Held at Bay… For Now

Game fans can breath a little easier, at least for a few days. The extensive round of tariffs that were scheduled to go into effect on games produced in China this week has been suspended, at least for the weekend. A cease-fire was called after a meeting with Chinese leadership at the G20 summit, where […]

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Review: "Jaws" The Board Game by Ravensburger

You know, of all the movies I never thought I'd be playing a board game of as an adult, one based on the '70s blockbuster Jaws hadn't occurred to me. It's not like having a game based on Jaws is anything new. there was, in fact, a board game released in 1975 in time for […]

Kickstarter at 10 Years: The Past, Present, and Future of Games Crowdfunding

It's hard to believe that it's only been 10 years since Kickstarter emerged on the gaming scene, and changed the way the industry works forever. Before Kickstarter, companies that wanted to release a game had to raise their own capital, advertise their product, and then release that project into the world and hope and pray […]

WizKids Announces Release of 'Europa Base Alpha' Game

I don't have much more than the press release on this, but WizKids just sent out some details on their upcoming board game, Europa Base Alpha: There is no Cold War that is more chilling or isolated than on the untouched surface of Jupiter's moon, Europa. The nations have broken apart and are now in […]

Kevin Hart: Go Directly to 'Monopoly' Movie. Do Not Pass "Go." Do Not Host Oscars.

Looking to see his name in headlines that have absolutely nothing to do with the Oscars, Ellen, Twitter, or apologizing, box office hit The Upside star Kevin Hart is set to star in and produce Lionsgate and Hasbro's live-action feature Monopoly. Joining the actor/comedian is his Ride Along collaborator Tim Story, who will direct the film. […]

Mantic Shows off 'Hellboy' Kickstarter Box, and We're Crying

Long, long ago, Mantic had a very successful Kickstarter campaign for their Hellboy board game. Based off of Mike Mignola's legendary hell-spawned comic character, the Hellboy game piled on stretch goals like baby Hellboy piled on pancakes at the buffet line. We held off, though, because the retail edition of the game would be plenty […]

TMNT Hits the Tabletop with New Board Games in 2019!

IDW is bringing their take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the games world! IDW has been publishing new TMNT Adventures comics for the last couple of years, and the new board games appear to tie in to that continuity, with brand new miniatures, game tiles, comics, and more! IDW Publishing's VP of New […]