The new paid Death Star expansion for Star Wars Battlefront won’t significantly alter the game’s reputation as a fairly casual shooter designed for quick, chaotic fun. But it does add an interesting three-stage mode that culminates with the possible destruction of the Death Star. That new mode at least makes a session…
I wanted a singleplayer campaign in the latest Battlefront. You probably did too. You know who else does? John Boyega, the guy who plays Finn in the actual Star Wars movies.
While playing the PC version of Star Wars Battlefront, I’ve experienced all sorts of ridiculous matchmaking mishaps. It seems like I’m far from alone.
How could a powerful military force like the Empire lose to a scruffy band of rebel scum and a handful of teddy bears? I’m thinking it has something to do with the Imperial dress code.
I’m actually not a huge Star Wars fan (I know, I know), but after spending a couple of hours playing Battlefront on the PS4 today, I’m starting to feel a lot of hype.
A critical success role - whether it's to successfully scamper up the side of a spike pit or send the head of a kobold careening off its shoulders - is something all gamers treasure, no matter how your dice-rolling luck is. These new die go even further by treating you to a light show whenever you get a lucky hit!
Like giant Koi in a pond who've grown larger than their goldfish siblings trapped in a bowl, this set of six over-sized wooden dice is designed to be tossed around in your spacious backyard. They say everything is better when it's super-sized, right? So playing with Yahtzee with five of these dice might actually come…
You can actually change how any piece of furniture looks just by flipping it over or tossing it onto its side. But the Dice, created by the talented designers at Torafu Architects, also changes functionality depending on how you orient it.
EA only showed a few slivers of gameplay footage from their upcoming Stars Wars game. But, damn if it doesn't make you want to get on a speeder bike on Endor.
There's a new American astronaut in space. His name is Reid Wiseman—a guy who was a naval aviator and a test pilot before joining NASA as an astronaut in 2011. He seems like a pretty cool guy too. He just arrived to the International Space Station and he's already taking some pretty neat photos, like the dice above.
Some dragons hoard gold and gems, but Becca Golins' tiny sculpted dragons guard a different treasure: gaming dice.
You can already get beloved board games like Monopoly on your tablet that provide a somewhat similar experience to the original cardboard sets. But they'll never fully replace those old versions because they lack the tangible satisfaction of grabbing a pair of dice, going through your shaking ritual, and tossing them…
There’s a new Star Wars Battlefront coming from EA’s DICE division, built on the studio’s Frostbite 3 engine.
Role-playing board games like Dungeons & Dragons are known for their overly complicated multi-sided die. But this particular set turns the dice into the actual dungeon, letting players discover a new random challenge every time they roll.
While there's no way these would fly by Vegas standards, this set of antique, buffalo bone dice would be an incredibly cool—if not mildly creepy—way to add some character to any newfound gambling connoisseur's bag of tricks.
Board games will eventually all be played on tablets. Say goodbye to the thrill of rolling dice, say hello to a random number generator. Developed by GIC, DICE+ are Bluetooth cubes that bring the tactile joy back to tablet board games.
Whenever we turn on the news, we're treated to statistics about things there seem to be no way of verifying. How many people has the average person slept with? How many crimes has the average person committed? The numbers quoted are often the result of surveys. In a survey, there's nothing to keep people honest,…
At a dig site in Pakistan, archaeologists have discovered that one in every ten unearthed items is related to gaming. Dice, gaming pieces, all gathered together in halls and courtyards. Apparently the 4,000 year old city of Mohenjo-Daro wasn't just the largest Bronze Age city in the area; it was also where the…
The Dice-o-Matic is basically a seven-foot-tall vertical conveyor belt, which rolls and cycles its dice by carrying them to the top of the assemblage on little shelves, then sending them tumbling down to the bottom to repeat the whole process again. The results of the rolls are recorded by a camera, which is triggered…
If you assumed nobody could top a classic D20 for sheer nerd equity, you assumed wrong. Builder Itay—who confesses he is new to Dungeons & Dragons—thought he'd improve the sport by cobbling a variable-number die out of two 5×7 led displays, a Freescale accelerometer and love.