Scifi Author Martha Wells Is Bringing Magic: The Gathering Back to Where It All Began 

For decades, Magic: The Gathering has built up characters and worlds for its expansions in all the little details—snippets of story in the “flavor text” on cards, to novels, and more regularly these days, online short fiction. But its next set, Dominaria, is taking Magic’s story back to the setting it started in 25…

Hasbro's Own Convention Will Sell You a Giant Transformer That Actually Charges Your Phone

Hasbro’s first HasCon is on the way, and what would a convention dedicated to toys be without a few exclusives of its own? Everything from Star Wars to My Little Pony to Magic: The Gathering will have exclusive merchandise at the convention, but the best of all: an Optimus Prime toy that’s part robot, part working…

A Look at the New Cards in Magic: The Gathering's Next Big Expansion, Kaladesh

Most of the planes of existence in Magic’s lore are based on the use of magic—it’s a card game about players flinging spells at each other, after all. But the plane of Kaladesh is different, because what would be accomplished by magic elsewhere is done with technology. Now io9 has got a sneak peek at some of the cards…

Dungeons & Dragons Is Heading to Magic: The Gathering's Gothic Land of Innistrad

Recently Wizards of the Coast surprised fans with Plane Shift: Zendikar, a D&D supplement that let players plan campaigns set in a plane of existence from Magic: The Gathering—a first-ever crossover between the two venerable fantasy worlds. Now they’re at it again, but this time it’s a journey to the creepy Innistrad,…