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USAopoly to launch Toy Story collector’s chess and deck-building card game

USAopoly has detailed its latest collaboration, this time with Disney and Pixar for a raft of Toy Story licensed games. The range – which includes a Collector’s Chess Set inspired by the franchise, and a co-op deck-building game called Toy Story: Obstacles and Adventures, will land this autumn. Disney and …

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Kosmos Games gives hit videogame Cities Skylines the tabletop treatment

Kosmos has partnered with Paradox Interactive to bring the hit video game Cities Skylines to the tabletop space with its first board game adaptation. Taking its gameplay from the digital title, Cities Skyline – The Board Game challenges players to work cooperatively as a team of urban developers, or to …

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Modiphius launches Agatha Christie – Death on the Cards in first party gaming move

The world of the beloved mystery author Agatha Christie is making its way to the party gaming scene, thanks to the efforts of the tabletop gaming experts at Modiphius. Marking both a first for the team best-known for its success with wargaming titles such as Fallout and the recently released …

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Spiel des Jahres 2019 shortlisted titles revealed

The nominees for the Spiel de Jahres trophy, board gaming’s biggest award, have now been revealed, with the brimming party game scene striking a particular chord this year. This year, the panel of German critics have pulled together a list of titles that lean towards the lighter end of the …

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Modiphius Entertainment partners with Bethesda for Elder Scrolls tabletop game

Modiphius Entertainment has unveiled a new narrative miniatures game based on The Elder Scrolls, th popular videogame franchise developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Called The Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms, the new title brings tabletop wargaming to the fantasy world of Tamriel, building on core mechanics found in other Modiphius …

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Big Potato makes US move with Spin Master partnership

London’s board game company Big Potato Games has secured a three-year license agreement in the USA and Canada with Spin Master. The partnership will see Big Potato’s portfolio of titles enjoy distribution with major retailers throughout the region. ToyNews broke the story that Spin Master is taking on the range …

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Tactic Games takes home double silver in Bizziebaby Awards 2019

The Finnish toys and games company, Tactic Games has been handed two silver awards in the Bizziebaby Awards 2019. Wonders of the World has been awarded Silver in the in the ‘Educational Toys Category’ – an accolade to the gameplay which sees players travel around the world and attempt to …

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