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Catan: New Energies is a modern re-make of the classic board game

Catan Studio has announced a new version of the popular strategy board game in Catan: New Energies. New Energies literally modernizes the medieval time period into the industrialized modern age....Read More

From the publisher of Wingspan comes Wyrmspan, now with dragons

Great news for Wingspan fans (which should be everyone who loves board games): publisher Stonemaier Games announced an all-new board game based on the popular bird-collecting game from 2019. It’s...Read More

How to build a good deck for Disney Lorcana

Disney Lorcana is the hottest trading card game since Pokémon: The Trading Card Game’s debut over 20 years ago. Its well-defined rules and mid-range complexity slot perfectly between the younger-skewed...Read More

Humble Bundle’s Heroes of Film & TV features over a dozen kid-friendly games

Humble’s first Humble Bundle of the new year features over a dozen family-friendly video games from publisher Outright Games. Purchasing the bundle also supports global charity organization UNICEF. The full...Read More

PlayStation 5 reaches 50 million units sold milestone

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that the PlayStation 5 console has surpassed 50 million units sold, as of December 9, 2023, and almost exactly three years after its launch in November...Read More

Age of Wonders: Planetfall Board Game Review

Publisher: Arcane Wonders Age: 14+ Players: 2-6 MSRP: $44.99 It’s not often I get to review a board game based on a video game I’ve also reviewed (and loved). Age...Read More

Stellaris Nexus is a spinoff that features 1-hour games

Paradox’s grand strategy games aren’t exactly known for their brevity. As with any 4X, Civ-like strategy game, a single match can take hours and hours to complete. But that’s not...Read More

ARK: Survival Ascended Winter Wonderland event adds Survival of the Fittest and mods

This year’s Winter Wonderland for ARK: Survival Ascended may be the biggest yet. The annual winter-themed event launches alongside the Battle Royale-like Survival of the Fittest mode, as well as...Read More

Insomniac Games suffers malicious data leak, revealing upcoming Venom, X-Men games

The Sony PlayStation studio behind Marvel’s Spider-Man has suffered a ransomware attack from hacking group Rhysida. As reported by CyberDaily, Rhysida wanted a payment of $2 million to prevent leaking...Read More

Park Beyond gets DLC based on new movie, Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget

Twenty-three years later, the stop-motion animated film Chicken Run has received a sequel. Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget is out now on Netflix. Even more surprisingly, the Academy Award-winning...Read More

Huge update for Kerbal Space Program 2 adds campaign-like Exploration mode

Kerbal Space Program 2 received its biggest content update yet in Early Access. The For Science! update (v0.2) adds the all new Exploration Mode, which is a sort-of progression-based campaign...Read More

Sea of Stars captures the look and gameplay of 16-bit era, but lacks the heart

I really wanted to write a full review of Sea of Stars. The nostalgia-baiting indie RPG looks gorgeous for fans of isometric pixel art, and the 90s Golden Age of...Read More

Cities Skylines 2 receives a major patch, and a heartfelt developer video

Paradox Interactive and developer Colossal Order have released a significant patch for Cities Skylines 2. The patch releases alongside a 20-minute video showcasing the developers in a humanizing development retrospective...Read More

Watch the 6-minute gameplay trailer for indie JRPG Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes

Suikoden fans rise up! Indie studio Rabbit & Bear and publisher 505 Games have released  a lengthy gameplay trailer for upcoming indie JRPG, Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. And this isn’t...Read More