Hasbro Teams Up with TripAdvisor to Bring Vacations to The Game of LIFE

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LIFE has been around for over 60 years now, and now Hasbro is teaming up with TripAdvisor to bring vacations to the classic board game. In this new edition of the game players will be encouraged to take a vacation by choosing from vacation cards inspired by some of TripAdvisor’s top-ranked family destinations and activities. There’s ski trips, a beach …

Preview – Cooking Rumble

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Aether Tower has just launched a new Kickstarter campaignf for Cooking Rumble, a microgame where 2 players try to complete recipies and be the first chef to earn 6 points. The game’s mechanics are based around players using ingredient cards to complete 3 random recipes on the table. Each recipe requires 3 items from the following: sugars, cereals, proteins, and …

Review – Aura

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Designers: Michael Orion Publisher: Breaking Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-40 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Aura Prelude 4 identical decks, each made up of cards numbered 1-8, plus action cards, in 5 different colors, are all that comes with Aura. Those 4 decks make up a casual card game for beginner and hardcore card players alike. …

Preview – Tangledeep

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Developer: Impact Gameworks Publisher: Impact Gameworks Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $14.99 Prelude For hundreds of years, people have lived in the safety of underground settlements and villages – where the only route to the surface is “Tangledeep,” a mysterious and ever-changing labyrinth. With memories of the surface world long forgotten, you set out for the labyrinth to discover what …

Restoration Games Announces Fireball Island

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If you were a gamer in the 80’s then you probably already know about Fireball Island, a roll and move board game featuring a large, vacuum-molded board. In the center of the board was the Vul-Kar idol that rained marbles down pathways to knock over bridges and crush adventurers. The game is still impressive looking to this day, even if …

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Details Emerge

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New details on Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon came out today including a new storyline featuring Necrozma Ominous dark clouds begin to spread and the secrets of Necrozma and the Alola region, which were never disclosed in the previous games, will finally come to light. The main characters in the game will alsop feature brand new styles. Players can pick …

J!NX Fall 2017 Line Now Available in Retail

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Video game lifestyle brand J!NX,  a well known brand to gamers, announced their Fall 2017 Collection to fans worldwide yesterday. J!NX is known for its officially licensed clothing and accessories from Blizzard, Minecraft, and much more. The new line isn’t just available online this time. Now, J!NX fans can get their merch from Hot Topic retail locations in the US …

Return to the Stars, A Hopepunk RPG, Debuts at PlayNYC this Weekend

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In dark times, games can fill us with joy and hope. Return to the Stars, a new narrative tabletop role-playing game from Festive Ninja, helps players create their own stories in an optimistic space opera setting. The game is being introduced this weekend at PlayNYC in Kiosk B16. The game takes place in an universe where hyperspace travel has scattered …