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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 Editio...

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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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All a-board Dungeon Twister on PSN this July

Dungeon Twister, Hydravision's board-game-turned-turn-based-strategy title, will come to PSN on July 3 for $10. Dungeon Twister creator Christophe Boelinger says the board game itself has been described as a mix between chess and Dungeons & Dragons. Players control a team of eight characters, e...

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Joyswag & Unboxing: 'Collector's Edition' World of Warcraft Monopoly

USAopoly and Blizzard have teamed up to develop a special, World of Warcraft-themed "Collector's Edition" Monopoly set, which lands at retailers tomorrow. Not only did we get a first look at the final product, the team at Joystiq is reluctantly giving it away to one lucky reader. Get a detailed loo...

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Pass Go, collect 20m credits in Mass Effect Monopoly

One is a complicated, galaxy-spanning game of intrigue and backstabbing, and the other is Mass Effect. Why not combine the two? Deviantart user tommyfilth created this custom-made Mass Effect Monopoly board ("MassNopoly"), complete with Cerberus Tasks and Alliance missions in the place of ...

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Risk: Metal Gear Solid sneaking out sometime soon

Metal Gear Solid and the board game Risk are fusing in some intricate collaboration that we'd fully explain to you, but it would require a 90-minute cut scene. Here's the basic premise of Risk: Metal Gear Solid: players control one of five Private Military Companies vying for global dominance, by...

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Fallout Monopoly is something we wish we could buy

Guys, if you're wondering if your significant other is The One, there's only one question you need to ask yourself: Would he or she go through the painstaking process to create something as awesome as this Fallout-themed Monopoly board just for little old you? If so, put a ring on it! This was...

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Scratch one grub (card)! Gears of War board game headed to retail

Remember back in April when you were enjoying the Gears of War 3 beta, chainsawing through a locust's face, and your buddy was all, "Wouldn't this be great if it were a board game instead?" We've been meaning to ask -- does your buddy work for Fantasy Flight Games? Oh, he does? That makes a lot...

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Angry Birds board game coming this May from Mattel

Here's one of CES 2011's less technical, but most awesome, revelations: Mattel is working on a board game adaptation of Rovio's mobile hit, Angry Birds. The game looks like a pretty authentic recreation of its source material; players draw "Mission Cards" depicting structures of bricks and pigs, wh...

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Zombies!!! for XBLA shambling in Spring 2011

The last we'd heard of Zombies!!! for Xbox 360, an Xbox Live Arcade adaptation of the killer board game, it was seeking a new developer after the prior one lost its head. Turns out the Xbox Live Arcade version is still alive and will be handled by Babaroga, the same developer that just brought the ...

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