Game Industry News for June 5th

An overview of news and events happening in the industry this past week.

New Products, Expansions, etc.

  • Out Now: Akrotiri Revised Edition from Z-Man Games

The tile-laying, treasure-hunting adventure continues in the revised edition of Akrotiri, available at retailers now!

  • Out Now: The 2016 Android: Netrunner World Champion Corp Deck and the 2016 Android: Netrunner World Champion Runner Deck

Now, you have the chance to field those decks yourself, use them as a base for your own deckbuilding, or simply gain access to stunning, extended art versions of powerful cards.

  • Coming Soon: Kronia from Cool Mini or Not

In Kronia, the Gods have become tired of the current rulers of Greece. It is time for fresh blood to take over control. Everyone is trying to win the favor of the Gods to earn their vote in this bluffing game for up to four players.

  • Coming Soon: Ex Libris from Renegade Game Studios

In Ex Libris, you are a collector of rare and valuable books in a thriving fantasy town where the Mayor has just announced a new seat in the Village Council, Grand Librarian.  To outshine your competition for the position, you’ll need to expand your personal library by sending your trusty assistants out into the village to find the most impressive tomes.

  • Coming Soon: Spoils of War from Arcane Wonders

The raid is over, and the victorious Vikings gather in the chieftain’s tent to divide the Spoils of War!  Spoils of War is a fast-paced and exciting game of bidding and wagering for 3-5 players. Each round, players roll their dice, and then cleverly bluff and bet to outwit their fellow Vikings to claim fantastic treasures to add to their collection!

  • Coming Soon: Retribution of Scyrah Command from Privateer Press

Once outlawed as a dangerous and radical sect of extremists, the Retribution of Scyrah has become the last shining beacon of hope for the elves of Ios.  Forces of WARMACHINE: Retribution of Scyrah Command provides the foundation you need to lead the Retribution in victory and vengeance

  • Coming Soon: Star Trek Adventures RPG Borg Cube Set from Modiphius

This is the perfect set for Trekkies, RPG fans, or even a gaming group looking to seek out new life and new civilizations. Besides being the coolest box in the history of gaming, the Borg Cube Boxed Set has everything you will need to play Star Trek Adventures, and then some.

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  • Preview of the WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs

The Albatros D.III is featured in Wings of Glory in three versions, presenting equipment used by the pilots Hermann Frommherz, Kurt Gruber (Austrian), and Manfred von Richthofen. All three models include a special card, “Lockable Controls”, to reflect a feature of the Albatros, allowing the controls to be locked into a straight flight

  • Preview the Hammerhead Corvettes Expansion Pack for Star Wars™: Armada

Often fielded in groups by the Rebellion, Hammerheads lend themselves to formation tactics with their agility and responsiveness. You’ll be able to explore some of these formation tactics with the expansion’s two pre-painted Hammerhead miniatures, and you’ll find them supported by two ship cards, as well as a full complement of fourteen upgrade cards heavily focused on close-range combat!

  • Preview the Guns for Hire Expansion Pack for X-Wing™

A Scum and Villainy aces expansion, Guns for Hire supports your galactic ambitions with no fewer than two starfighter miniatures, eight ship cards, twelve upgrades, and four condition cards.

Other News

  • Passport Game Studios to Partner with Splotter

Passport Game Studios will be partnering with Splotter to bring a reprint of Antiquity to hobby distributors this year and a reprint of Food Chain Magnate in early 2018!

  • What Was Said About the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game at PaizoCon

A blog post explaining the plans for the future of Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Mike Selinker, Adventure Card Game Lead Designer