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Witcher Adventure Game brings board game epic back to the PC

From hit fantasy novel, to PC game, to board game and now back to the PC, CD Projekt RED has revealed plans to translate dark fantasy epic The Witcher from cardboard maps and dice to the electronic climes of your home computer. Available for cross-play on either Steam or the newly-revealed...

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The perks and quirks of Billionaire Banshee, a card game with cool cameos

Sometimes you have to take a break from video games, you know? You just want to sit back with friends, have a little gab and relax, maybe crack open a board game. Of course, that doesn't mean your board game can't have video game characters in it. Enter Billionaire Banshee, a card-based party...

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Portal board game coming to enrich your aperture in Q4 2014

A Polygon report on the Portal board game by Valve and Cryptozoic claims that the Valve-licensed adaptation should hit shelves sometime late this year. The game is still in development and thus lacks a final title, but for now it's being called "Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game," which...

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Ubisoft unveils Assassin's Creed: Arena board game

Ubisoft recently announced a tabletop board game based on its Assassin's Creed series. Titled Assassin's Creed: Arena, the game is intended for up to four players and has a relatively complex set of rules, which explains the age 15+ recommendation by Ubisoft. Players use cards to hide, move or...

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The Witcher travels to cardboard land with Fantasy Flight board game

A board game based on The Witcher property is coming courtesy of a partnership between CD Projekt RED - developers of the Witcher games - and Fantasy Flight Games. Gameplay details are light, but according to the game's official site, players will assume the role of one of four heroes: Geralt of...

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Here's a 20-minute video explaining how Mega Man The Board Game works

Jasco Games has put together a new video explaining how its Mega Man board game operates. The 20-minute video takes viewers through basic turns in the game, which is officially licensed from Capcom. Mega Man The Board Game reached its $70,000 goal on Kickstarter rather quickly back in...

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Officially licensed Mega Man board game blasts Kickstarter for mega bucks

Jasco Games took to Kickstarter to fund an officially-licensed Mega Man board game -called Mega Man The Board Game, appropriately enough - seeking $70,000 on the crowdfunding platform by January 19. After about 24 hours of life, it has already earned over $160,000. Our expert analysis leads us to...

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BioShock Infinite: Siege of Columbia, the strategy board game

BioShock Infinite: Siege of Columbia tells the tale of Columbia from a fresh perspective: the tabletop. Plaidhat Games is working on the board game port version of BioShock Infinite, which features two warring factions from the game, the Vox Populi and Founders. Commanding "mobs of combatants,"...

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Video to board games: WoW Trivial Pursuit, Skylanders Monopoly, more

USAopoly has a lineup of new board games for the American International Toy Fair in New York City on February 10, including the following ones based on video game franchsies: Monopoly: Skylanders, Risk: Mass Effect Galaxy at War Edition, Risk: Plants vs. Zombies, Yahtzee: Pac-Man Collector's...

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Zombies!!! board game adaptation still in development, coming soon

It turns out a full console version of Zombies!!! is still shambling around, according to a new trailer and dev diary released this week. Developer Barbaroga has been working on a bigger and better video game version of the Twilight Creations board game for over two years now, though the project's...

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