Games Industry News for January 5th

Here are the latest news stories from over the holidays.

New Stuff

  • Announcing Reavers of Midgard from Grey Fox Games

Reavers of Midgard is a single worker placement game set in the Midgard universe. In the game, players will recruit veteran fighters, draft viking warriors, upgrade their ships and sail off to raid villages and keeps in order to bring home the spoils of battle.

  • Dark Souls: The Card Game from Steamforged Games

Dark Souls: The Card Game is a cooperative deck evolution card game for 1-4 players. Players must explore the Encounters around them, defeating a myriad of enemies to gain Souls and Treasure.

  • Codex: Chaos Daemons from Games Workshop

The new Codex: Chaos Daemons is designed to balance the terrifying spectacle of a diverse horde of Daemons tearing into realspace with rules that properly reflect the personalities of each Chaos God and how their armies go to war.

  • Scythe Final Expansion Unveiled!

Scythe: The Rise of Fenris, the conclusion to the Scythe expansion trilogy, enables two different options for any player count (1-5 if you have Scythe; 1-7 players if you have Invaders from Afar).

  • Topiary from Renegade Game Studio

It’s a fabulously sunny day – the perfect occasion for folks to visit the new topiary garden on the outskirts of town! The garden can get quite crowded at times, though, so it’s up to you to make sure your visitors have a good experience with these beautiful botanicals.

  • Robin Hood and the Merry Men from Final Frontier Games

Players take on the role of a famous outlaw/hero such as Robin Hood, Little John, Will Scarlet and Jane Fortune. Their mission is to protect the town of Nottingham from the tyranny of infamous ruler Prince John and the notorious Sheriff of Nottingham.

  • Announcing the Fifth Chapter Pack in the Flight of Crows Cycle

Fantasy Flight Games announce The Faith Militant, the fifth Chapter Pack in the Flight of Crows cycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game! Not all power in the Seven Kingdoms is held by political entities like the Great Houses. Religions hold enormous power in A Song of Ice and Fire, and whether it’s the Old Gods, the Drowned God, R’hllor, or the Seven, they each gain new cards and support in this cycle.

  • Outpost Amazon from IDW Games

You and the rest of your team of scientists have been sent on an expedition into the heart of the Amazon jungle. As a team, you must ration your supplied wisely while dealing with the mysteries of the wilderness. Can your expedition make it through the unexplored wilderness?

  • Atari’s Missile Command from IDW Games

Atari’s Missile Command is a social game of diplomacy and destruction for 3 to 6 players. Build your stockpile of missiles, make deals with your opponents, and vie for the top spot on the world’s stage in this fast and strategic take on Atari’s classic video game.

Other News

  • Game Salute Announce Launch of Three New Imprints

Game Salute, LLC announce the launch of three new board gaming imprints: Starling Games, Sparkworks, and Flying Meeple. As Game Salute continues to grow, these three imprints will both expand the types of games they publish as well as focus titles to cater to a wider variety of players. Starling Games serves as their imprint focused on hobby games, encompassing strategy, euro-style, and generally heavier games. Lighter, more accessible games are featured in their broadly approachable Sparkworks imprint, and games for kids and families will find a home under the Flying Meeple banner.