IDW Games has officially unveiled its The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena board game, which pits teams of benders in a fight for survival. It doesn’t come out until February 2018, but I’ve had a chance to play an early copy. After many hours of rulebook studying, trial and error, and eventual triumph against my…
Upcoming horror board game Monster Slaughter taps into the best thing about watching campy horror movies: the order in which teens die. Where it one-ups popcorn and The Blair Witch Project is that, in Monster Slaughter, the player is the beast killing off the obnoxious teens.
Tales From The Loop, a role-playing game, is what happens when Netflix’s Stranger Things and the Welcome to Night Vale podcast go bump in the night. Players step into the role of kids in the 1980s, trying to get by in a town where anything can happen. Only the biggest scares aren’t from aliens or killer birds, but…
The captain’s been killed, the engines are dead, and aliens are at the front door just waiting to come in and make a bloody mess. New board game The Captain Is Dead is basically what you get when you fast-forward to the final disastrous minutes of any Alien movie.
You never really thought of it, but John Carpenter’s The Thing lends itself really well to a board game. One person has been consumed and while they try to fool everyone, everyone else is trying to figure out who’s the monster.
Looks like Game of Thrones isn’t the only franchise getting its own badass tabletop game... now Fallout fans can recreate the game’s famous post-apocalyptic hellscape from their coffee tables.
The Central Intelligence Agency needs to make sure its operatives are at the top of their game, so maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise games have become one of the agency’s most popular training tools?
What goes around comes around. WizKids has announced a new board game based on Syfy’s The Expanse, which in itself stems from an online role-playing game that was turned into the hit book series.
Inceptor is a board game based off Chris Nolan's Inception, which means it's gorgeous but also complicated. Very complicated. So extremely complicated, in fact, that sometimes doesn't make any sense. But that's okay, we're in.
If you think you're good at board games, you just met your match. Because a computer scientist has developed machine learning software that can watch your playing for just two minutes—then comprehensively thrash you.
There's been a lot of speculation about the monstrous soldiers that appear in the latest Avengers trailer. Are they Frost Giants? Skrulls? Something else? Well, new photos from the Avengers strategy game may have the answer.
I know you're a pretty busy toy company, but I need you to take a moment to look at this Scrabble set.
Filed in things I never knew: early Monopoly boards were circular! Filed in things I should have known: Monopoly street names all hail from Atlantic City.
Offshore Oil Strike is a genuine BP-endorsed board game from the 1970s, in which players manage an offshore drilling operation. Hazard cards hinder gamers with clean-up costs and rig explosions. It'd be a great joke, if it wasn't real.
Are you a uniter, not a divider? You be The Decider with War on Terror: The Boardgame, where you can be a suicide bomber or a megalomaniacal leader of a superpower, slinging propaganda and grabbing the oil. Get lucky, and you might stumble upon nuclear weapons and teach the world a lesson.