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USAopoly serves up licensing delight with Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition

Board gamers buckle-up because USAopoly has just served up a triple-helping of licensing prowess at this year’s GenCon with the unveiling of Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition. The new tabletop title combines the popular Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop’s iconic Talisman tabletop mechanic to offer fans a “vibrant …

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Spiel des Jahres success for Asmodee UK with Just One and Wingspan among winners

It’s been another successful Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) awards for the board game giant, Asmodee UK this year, who has seen not one but two of the titles it distributes take home the accolade that is to board gaming what the Academy Award for Best Picture is …

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Funko launches its first board game to fans at San Diego Comic-Con

Funko has launched itself into the world of tabletop gaming, with the grand unveiling of its new board game at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Funkoverse. “It’s thrilling to finally share with fans the debut of Funkoverse, the first pop culture infused board game from Funko Games,” said Brian …

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Hasbro turns Monopoly Upside Down with Collector’s Edition Stranger Things board game

Hasbro has swapped the standard houses and hotels for forts and glow-in-the-dark hideouts in a special collector’s edition Stranger Things Monopoly set. Celebrating the return of the popular sci-fi series for a third season on Netflix – one that secured record viewing figures for the streaming giant – Hasbro is …

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Indie video game Shovel Knight returns to Kickstarter for board game adaptation

The multi-million best-selling indie video game Shovel Knight has returned to Kickstarter to appeal to fans, this time in the form of a new physical board game adaptation. The original digital title was launched to the crowdfunding platform back in 2014 when it entered the fray with the initial goal …

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Board Game Club to celebrate the launch of The Board Game Book

Board Game Club’s next event is taking an unusual turn as the June event prepares to help launch the latest must-read for any board game fan, Owen Duffy’s The Board Game Book. As an official supporter of this Kickstarter-funded guide, Board Game Club will also be giving five copies away as prizes to guests. Taking …

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Hit video game title Sea of Thieves is getting its own role-play tabletop title

Sea of Thieves, the hit video game title from the same team that created N64’s Goldeneye masterpiece, is the latest from the digital realm to undergo the tabletop gaming treatment. Mongoose Publishing has been appointed the task of translated the popular MMO title into a role-playing tabletop title, and is …

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Space Invaders – The Board Game lands on Kickstarter for gaming brand’s 40th anniversary

The company responsible for creating Space Invaders, Taito, has now partnered with 612 Entertainment to launch a new Space Invaders board game onto the Kickstarter platform. Simply called Space Invaders – The Board Game, the title looks to recreate the iconic video game brand in 3D, physical play, while commemorating …

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Peaky Blinders is now getting its own board game from Just Games

Sit down Arthur, Grace has got something to… play. Yep, that’s right – there’s a Peaky Blinders board game heading to town and it is scheduled to hit shelves this October, allowing fans fo the show to follow in the footsteps of the notorious Shelby family. The title itself is …

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Kickstarter project Solar City bankrupted as ‘CEO flees country’

The team behind a Kickstarter backed board game set in a sustainable future of 2035 has fallen into disarray following the disappearance of its president. Games Factory secured just over $95,000 in June last year for its tabletop title Solar City, a sci-fi board game that puts players in charge …

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