Defend Themyscira in Co-op Board Game Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons

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Ravensburger and Prospero Hall, designers of Disney Villainous and the Funkoverse Strategy games, have announced a new co-op board game starring DC Comics’ Amazonian superhero, Wonder Woman. Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons is coming March 1, with a suggested price of $34.99.

Here’s the official game description:

The Amazons, a powerful tribe of warriors, have lived in peace for centuries on the tranquil island of Themyscria. That peace is shattered when their enemies invade. Now it’s up to you to defend your home! In this cooperative game, you’ll strategize together, face your foes on the battlefield, and rise to meet the challenge of the Amazons!

The tabletop game is designed for 2-5 players, with five unique hero miniatures (unpainted), including Diana. Players face off against one of three villains: Ares, Circe, or Cheetah, each offering unique gameplay and different levels of difficulty.

Ares was featured in the 2017 feature film Wonder Woman (directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Godot), while Cheetah will appear in the upcoming sequel, Wonder Woman 1984, in theaters June 5.

The suggested age range for Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons is 10+, with an average play time between 45 and 60 minutes. The stellar box art is by comic artist Jenny Frison.

Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons will be available via Amazon, Target, and hobby game stores on March 1.

Full Kingdom Hearts Series Available on Xbox for the First Time

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While Kingdom Hearts 3 launched on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last year, earlier games in the series have been exclusive to the PlayStation. Until now. Today Square Enix and Disney have finally brought the two major compilation packs, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, to Xbox One.

Additionally, Kingdom Hearts 3 is launching on Xbox Game Pass.

Here is everything included in the two compilation packs. Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2 are both included in the 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix package, while the 2012 3DS game that bridges the gap between 2 and 3 is included in the Final Chapter Prologue pack.

  • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX
    • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories
    • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (HD Remastered cinematics)
    • Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (HD Remastered cinematics)
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
    • Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD
    • Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep –A fragmentary passage–
    • Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover (movie)

The recently released Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC, Re Mind, is also coming to Xbox One on Tuesday, Feb. 25, for $29.99. Music fans can check out the Re Mind + Concert Video Package, which includes the DLC plus the World of Tres Orchestra concert recorded in Japan last November, for $39.99.

Kingdom Hearts 3 will be available on Xbox Game Pass beginning on Feb. 25. Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that grants access to a selection of Xbox games. The Re Mind DLC will not be included in the subscription, however, and must be purchased separately.

Kingdom Hearts 3 and the compilation packs are rated E10+.

Dragon Quest Your Story Review

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Available On: Netflix (English dubbed and English subtitles)

I’m a latecomer to the Dragon Quest series, having played through and enjoyed Dragon Quest 9 and 11, and bits of 7 and 8 via the semi-recent 3DS remasters. But I’m completely unfamiliar with Dragon Quest 5: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (1992), from which the new feature-length animated film Dragon Quest Your Story is based on.

Turning a 40+ hour RPG into a 100 minute film is a daunting task, beginning with the well-known stigma of adapting any video game onto the big (or small) screen, yet Dragon Quest Your Story distills all the game’s major events and fun characters into a film that should please fans and newcomers alike.

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Kingdom Hearts All-In-One Package Arriving in March

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If you’ve been patiently waiting for the complete Kingdom Hearts collection in one box, your time has almost arrived. Square Enix has announced the Kingdom Hearts All-In-One Package will arrive on March 17 for PlayStation 4, for $49.99.

The Kingdom Hearts All-In-One Package includes all Kingdom Hearts content released so far: the 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX compilation, the 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue compilation, and, of course, Kingdom Hearts 3.

  • kingdom heartsKingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX
    • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories
    • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (HD Remastered cinematics)
    • Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (HD Remastered cinematics)
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
    • Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD
    • Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep –A fragmentary passage–
    • Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover (movie)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3

If you already own Kingdom Hearts 3, you’ll want to check out the Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far compilation, which includes everything minus Kingdom Hearts 3.

Note that the recently released DLC for Kingdom Hearts 3, Re Mind, is not included in the All-In-One Package.

Kingdom Hearts 3 released in 2019 after a lengthy development cycle. It reunited the unique mashup of Final Fantasy heroes with Disney characters as Sora, Donald, and Goofy travel through several Disney universes to battle the forces of darkness.

Kingdom Hearts 3 and the All-In-One Package are exclusive to PlayStation 4 and rated E10+.