Game Industry News July 7th

Some news from the past couple of weeks.

Previews……

  • Sneak Peak of Majestry: FOr the Realm from Z-Man Games

In Majesty, you take on the role of a king or queen seeking to gain power during the Middle Ages. Like any good monarch, you have plenty of subjects ready to do your bidding and help your kingdom grow. Running a kingdom is no easy task and you must make the best use of your subjects and buildings if you want to succeed.

  • Preview of some figures from the next Pathfinder Battles set Maze of Death

This next set releases in November 2017, and is chock full of awesome creatures, villains, and heroes.

  • Preview of new Starfinder Class – the Mechanic

If you want to be adept at building, using, and modifying technologic devices without relying on magic, what class did you play? Our answer is the mechanic.

  • Sneak Peak inside Jade Colossus: Ruins of the Prior Worlds

Jade Colossus: Ruins of the Prior Worlds is a sourcebook for a city, an adventure, and an engine for creating and populating countless other weird sites in the Ninth World.

In-store Now……

  • Valletta from Z-Man Games

In Valletta, players undertake the building projects that will turn Valletta into the glorious city it is today. To succeed, they must enlist the aid of the city’s citizens, craftsmen, and even some historical figures to complete as many construction projects as they can. Gather your wits, draw up your plans, and build history!

  • Under the Big Top – new expansion for Carcassonne

In Under the Big Top, players enter a whole new world where exotic animals perform for awestruck crowds and acrobatic meeples climb to new heights. Once the big top goes up, the people come from miles away to take in the attractions. With twenty new land tiles and two new types of meeples, Under the Big Top adds thrilling new dimensions to your games of Carcassonne.

Coming Soon……

  • Sentai Cats from Iello Games

Sentai Cats is a fast-paced and quirky game in which you train your cute little kitties into world-saving heroes.

  • Leaders of Euphoria – new expansion for Euphoria from Overworld Games

You have survived The Incident… the destruction of the modern world as we know it. The Euphorians are brainwashing survivors to convert them to loyal workers that will maintain their extravagant city. Meanwhile, the Subterrans are emerging from their tunnels to claim the city for themselves. In order to stay within the city’s walls, you’ll need to be loyal to the faction that your Recruits support. A new order emerges from the ashes of civilization. A leader must be crowned… will you choose a better oppressor?

  • A Game of Thrones Catan from Fantasy Flight Games

Fantasy Flight Games is excited to announce A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch, a standalone game of resource gathering and trading based on the classic Settlers of Catan. The battle to defend the Realms of Man begins in this new strategic game grounded in the engrossing world of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire.

  • Desperate Circumstances – third force pack in Alliances Cycle for Star Wars: The Card Game

As the Alliances cycle continues to explore the different bonds between the game’s affiliations—bonds of friendship, duty, and mercenary interest—Desperate Circumstances reaches far from Rebel and Imperial headquarters to follow the recruitment of new forces from the fringes.

  • Unicornus Knights From Alderac Entertainment Group

Unicornus Knights is a cooperative game. The object of the players is to assist the princess as much as possible. They will gather soldiers and resources, defeat the enemy generals in the lands, pave the way for the princess, and finally have her enter the capitol and confront the Emperor himself!

  • Modern Art from Cool Mini or Not

Reiner Knizia’s classic high stakes art auction game, Modern Art, gets a modern makeover. You control a world class museum and hope to make a pretty penny by buying and selling masterpieces of modern art.

  • Banana Bandits from Cool Mini or Not

The big boss is retiring to go live on a banana plantation down south, so his top lieutenants are going to battle it out to see who gets to take his place as the new boss of the Banana Bandits!

  • DC Comics HeroClix 15th Anniversary Elseworlds set from WizKids

The DC Comics HeroClix: 15th Anniversary Elseworlds Booster Brick includes the most iconic DC heroes and villains of all time, exactly as you’d expect them to be, and with incredible alternate versions too

Other News

  • 2017 ENnie Award Nominees announced

Congratulations to all of the 2017 ENnie Award Nominees and to all of the 2017 Judges’ Spotlight winners!

 

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