The Op Games's 3D Design Manager provides an inside look at bringing HBO's officially-licensed Game of Thrones Chess set to life.
"Slingin' burgers" takes on a whole new meaning with the newest roll-and-fling family game from The Op Games | usaopoly! Bob's Burgers Belcher Family Food Fight has finally arrived... and being told to clean your plate has never been more exciting!
Self-proclaimed Disney fanatics can now pick up the game they've been wishing for! The Op Games | usaopoly's Disney version of Geek Out!, a game for pop culture enthusiasts to prove the extent of their obsessions, is now available for fantasy animated film buffs to show how much they know!
Relieve your regular Dungeon Master of their storytelling duties for a different kind of adventuring party, where fantasy roleplay meets murder mystery and a familiar world contains paths to new secrets. CLUE®: Dungeons & Dragons can now be yours!
Usaopoly's newest addition to its popular Rising game series is a battle against He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and a chance for the bravest witches and wizards to become legends. Harry Potter™: Death Eaters™ Rising is available for friends to defend the Wizarding World from darkness today!
This version of MONOPOLY®: The Simpsons offers fans even more nuance as it makes its return into the family game night rotation. The commemorative 30-year release boasts six gold-plated tokens which represent more than the show's namesake family members, a collection of usual and unusual suspects: a costumed Homer as the Monorail Conductor, hometown hero Jebediah Springfield, tri-ocular fish Blinky, and Planet Rigel VII's resident Kang to name a few.
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The latter part of October saw #RampantSpeculation make its hashtag rounds among the Smashposting community-an excitable forum of players anxiously awaiting news of the latest expansion for the award-winning Smash Up drafting game by Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG).
Learn more about the emotional rewards of being an advocate for animal rescue in this guest blog by ATA Ambassador, Michelle Quillen.
Not only is Talisman: Batman™ Super-Villains Edition now available, but The Op's own “masterminds” are offering up how the plan was built to capture exactly what board game and Batman fans have been looking for with this sinister twist on the classic tabletop RPG.
Celebrate Best Friends Day with a fellow Rick and Morty fan and line up some unconventional fun with these games instead of being held hostage by terrible ideas!
The bell has rung on a weeklong salute to educators across the country, allowing students, their parents, and fellow faculty members to extend their gratitude toward the unsung classroom ambassadors who make enlightening others a labor of love.
If the phrase “We got a sitter!” is more likely to be heard from your dog trainer than to actually happen in your household, leave the kids with their “cool aunt” and go out with the grownups to play The Privacy Game!
You've freshly procured a festive holiday sweater and updated your RSVP from "Maybe" to "Going" for a casual gift exchange. The invite prompts you to bring a wrapped present, so your low-key stalking of the guest list begins. Who will be there, and what can you bring that will appease the Spirit of Party Goers Past?
Prepare for a holiday fiasco with a selection from these easygoing family games, whether you’re catering to the Brady Bunch or a houseful of Belchers.
Spotlight article featuring the story behind USAopoly's first Marvel-licensed adult party game, Deadpool vs The World.
What's This? Limited Edition Games, Previews, and SDCC Exclusive Prizes "Christmas in July" is about to get quite literal for board game enthusiasts getting suited and booted to see what's in store at San Diego Comic-Con 2018!
In observance of Tell the Truth Day today, we're admitting to using an off-the-cuff "listicle" to inform our trusty fans about the new activity for their next non-digital hangout. Our hope is that this candid collection of enumerated witticisms will inspire you to be so honest and open that the confessions-er, winning points-come pouring out to make for an epic game night of .
With the breadth of fictional action heroes fighting steadfastly from the big screen with tales of bravery, triumph, and defeat, it's easy to forget that the real MVPs of the summer season are the ones who will be spearheading an inevitable stream of barbecues, camping trips, and ballgames.
The last time we anticipated Santa bringing us a new game console was probably before "staying up past 12" meant waiting in line for a midnight release. In a day and age where you can simply tell if someone's been bad or good just by their gamerscore, surprising an achievement junkie with something unique can require some extra help.
You don't need knowledge of theoretical physics to explain what attracts sci-fi animated series buffs to Cartoon Network's Rick and Morty. The clever humor and mind-numbing story twists hurled at its late-night Adult Swim audience might make it obvious what kind of gifts a Rick and Morty fan has at the top of their list, but how exactly does one procure a portal gun?
Look no further for a little help with gift-giving this year if surprising a Harry Potter fan involves working some magic. This holiday guide contains the best Harry Potter gifts of 2017 to guarantee that any WizKid can claim a new addition to their ever-growing collection.
The taxing preparation and long hours invested by thousands of exhibitors from the bar and restaurant industry came to fruition last week at Nightclub and Bar 2015, where new products were demonstrated, connections were made, and entrepreneurs and bar managers alike came to capitalize on the annual experience.
CARLSBAD, Calif. - October 22, 2019 - USAopoly (The Op) has released its latest cooperative deck-building adventure game for fans of Disney and Pixar's Toy Story films to experience the thrilling adventures of their favorite heroes. Open the lid to unpredictable ups and downs with Disney and Pixar's Toy Story: Obstacles and Adventures, in stores now!
CARLSBAD, Calif. - October 10, 2019 - Bursting with nostalgia and bound for the tabletop, the Toy Story Collector's Chess Set presents Pixar's most unforgettable characters in a full-color and displayable collection for fans and game enthusiasts to take home today!
Hey everybody, it's time for MATCH-O-RAMA™! Trade in the usual dice-rolling routine for a game night that will have you looking for lights and cameras-can you dig it? The OP's newest signature guessing game puts you in the seat of the shows you love to play along with at home.
Can you think of at least two Disney characters who can fly? How about two or more Disney characters that sing to animals? If you didn't need a Genie to answer these questions, look forward to a whole new world of fun with Geek Out! Disney, The OP’s forthcoming trivia-based party game made especially for Disney connoisseurs!
"1, 2, 3... Ditch it!" Prepare for this rallying call to launch you and a few other environmental do-gooders on a fun and frantic mission at warp speed! Join the race to declutter your planet by reporting to the tabletop with Astro Trash, a new original, non-stop dice-rolling game by The OP!
If you're still getting chills from the shocking trailer for It: Chapter Two, we can't promise that the imagery from The OP's forthcoming game and its unfortunate familiarity will offer any solace. Based on the 2017 remake of the Stephen King classic, IT: Evil Below puts you in the middle of Derry, ME, where players will take on the role of the all-vigilant Losers' Club.
Take the mighty pen as your proverbial sword for the fight to earn your Adventurer's Diploma from Dungeon Academy, the exciting roll-and-write game coming soon to North America through The OP! Face threatening foes and collect life-restoring potions in this fast and competitive light strategy game, where players take on the role of students pining to graduate from the most renowned school in the realm.
As National Scrabble Day stacks up your feeds with tributes to the classic crossword game, The OP is setting apart our praises by giving Harry Potter fans a doubly nerdy excuse to declare their literary obsessions: SCRABBLE® World of Harry Potter is in stores today!
MONOPOLY®: My Hero Academia by USAopoly is Coming Soon! Get the details in this informational letter from UA High School Principal Nezu (FPO artwork by Erica Munoz)
Something conspicuous is emerging from Gotham City and inching into The OP's searchlight, becoming just visible enough to reveal motives and strategies distinctive of the city's insane asylum. New details are pointing to this "breakout" title that might put more speculation to rest among a most recently excitable hobby game community.
An ancient evil lurking under the town of Derry, Maine rises from its slumber every 27 years to terrorize the town's children, and Pennywise has yet again to emerge... this time, in eerily familiar forms that will take over your future game nights.
Introducing Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition, The OP's licensed version of the critically-acclaimed adventure hobby game, which combines the beloved Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop's time-honored board game mechanic.
USAopoly® has even more ways in store for fans to get shwifty this summer with its spin on classic games that bring "peace among worlds!" Characters from the award-winning Adult Swim series pack an exciting new lineup for players to stack, shake, and strategize their way through games designed to commemorate their favorite Rick and Morty moments.
Revisit the purity of 90s anime with everything you need to take on the Death Buster, outsmart your opponents, and win a classic strategy game with the power of Pretty Guardians in your corner! MONOPOLY: Sailor Moon is available now!
The classic war game known and played by generations has been infiltrated with life forms witnessed only through the eyes of everyone's favorite sci-fi adventurers-and the pressure is on to squanch the other rulers in the Multiverse! Get shwifty and put a different type of domination on the map with RISK®: Rick and Morty™, available now!
A top-secret guessing game is out for witches and wizards to test their (owl-free) communication skills. CODENAMES: Harry Potter™ is now available! Work your magic as a Member of the Order of the Phoenix in this cooperatively clandestine game for Harry Potter™ fans!
The spirit and stories of Walt Disney's cherished cartoons have moved generations of fans for nearly a century-especially a one-of-a-kind True Original character who is always up for making new memories! Capture our delight at the white-gloved hands of Mickey Mouse and his pals with an enchanting game that showcases them all.
For Call of Duty® Black Ops fans that have been on the edge of their seat for the latest installation of Activision's top-selling first person shooter franchise, a (not-so) newcomer to the tabletop scene to represent their favorite video game is finally locked and loaded.
Never before has one suitcase become such a monstrous ordeal! What started with a simple mix-up now means four brave friends must contain magical creatures that have escaped in New York City. Now that we know "where to find them", the time has come for you to tame them!
Watchful eyes at Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria must have been distracted from patrolling at the subtly sadistic family restaurant, as occurrences already known to be quite unusual have taken an even more perplexing turn... and an unsuspecting security guard has been murdered!
Grandparents are often known to be opulent sources of wisdom, so if the first advice that comes to mind is, "Don't pay for cool stuff with your soul. Pay for it with money. You know, like how every store in the world works", your favorite sarcastic patriarch already has you prepped for your next purchase!
There's nowhere like Riverdale High to teach you that life isn't fair... but throw in the consequences of capitalism and you've got a bigger hurdle than dodging the police in between classes. Introducing a blue-plate pastime with a side of adolescent drama, worthy of gathering the gang at Pop's...
While you're still stocked up on Szechuan sauce, sweating over social media, and warming up for more episodes of irreverent sci-fi comedy, keep cool by knocking back some facts about your favorite Adult Swim series and prepare for TRIVIAL PURSUIT: Rick and Morty Edition!
A quarter century ago, a certain stripe-suited skeleton stood up for creating new traditions in a memorable musical. Now to celebrate the story's 25-year anniversary, USAopoly has cleverly combined comedy and strategy on a special edition chessboard! A tabletop battle of good versus greed comes to life in Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 25 Year Collector's Chess Set, available now!
Pacing back and forth may be part of the job as an overnight security guard, but when you're watching over Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria, you might be required to run for your life. Double-check your flashlight battery because MONOPOLY: Five Nights at Freddy's™ is available now!
Super charge your Destiny collection and play your favorite game in an eye-catching and all new form with the Destiny Collector's Chess Set, available now! Bungie's hit first-person shooter meets the timeless tabletop strategy game in this must-have for Destiny enthusiasts and gamers of all levels.
It may not be your first material possession, but this box is bursting with enough nostalgia to get you out of the Big House and into the most absurd "Landlord's Game" yet! Take home the ultimate source of all things happy and joyous at once with MONOPOLY: Ren and Stimpy - Memories Edition, available in stores now!
Perhaps Bob and Linda Belcher thought hosting a dinner party was one way to share their namesake fare without a glaring health inspection. But protests and grease traps have been replaced with an even bigger problem for the restaurateurs, now that guest "Ned Boddy" has wound up dead!
It may not feel like a quarter decade has gone by since Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas came out in theaters, but it has for a certain baddie who's been riddled with creepy-crawlies for 25 years! Good thing Oogie Boogie's spell in the waiting room is up-OPERATION: Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 25 Years edition is now available!
It's been a quick 25 years since Tim Burton's amusingly macabre The Nightmare Before Christmas came out, and we can't imagine a better way to celebrate than to "Shake, Score & Shout"! America's #1 dice game meets Halloween Town's mischievous Pumpkin King to present a brand spookin' new activity you'll want to partake in year-round!
It's hard to believe anything you hear when you're a student at Riverdale High. At first glance, it's easy to mistake the epicenter of teenage drama for an everyday place of learning, where the Bulldogs are practicing, the Pussycats are rehearsing, and everyone seems to be minding their own business .
Though well past his hay-day he may be, you don’t have to be the former “Horsin’ Around” star to experience your own share of uppers and downers. Relive the twists and turns of downward celebrity spirals with MONOPOLY: BoJack Horseman, available now!
Childproofing won't keep eager hands from tinkering with this game that will give new meaning to breaking the house rules. Nickelodeon's diaper-clad adventurer and his loyal carpet-dwelling friends are back to inspire players of all ages in a very "growed-up" way!
Celebrate the sassy senior women who brought millions together around the tube and pick up a “must-have” that lets fans relive each moment! The Golden Girls Shady Pines Game Set combines two matriarchal pastimes—Checkers and Bingo—into one collectible gift for everyone from families to fans of the award-winning series.
Our excitable human nature has us seeking thrills in everything from rollercoasters and haunted houses to clowns and extreme heights, which is inevitably followed by a celebration amongst those who survived their encounters. As irony will have it, being afraid can translate to fun, and the time has come for the fearful to emerge cautiously from under their blankets...
"It's-a-me, Mario!" you say to yourself, after surpassing a glitch in the Mushroom Kingdom that takes your 2-D body through the solid brick walls of the Warp Zone. Transporting through a green pipe leads to a sinking feeling, and telltale bubbles welcome you to whole new, blue surroundings.
If you've been seeking an escape from the drabness of reality since the last episode aired of Adult Swim's Samurai Jack, pass up perusing your archives and pick up a new way to "get back, back to the past"! It's your chance to embark with friends on a fateful quest to restore the land's virtue and dominate Jack's archenemy.
Prepare for a festive face-off this summer when a perennial tabletop game of strategy meets a holiday that combines tricks and trees! Commemorate a stop-motion musical that captured its fans' hearts and coals with a chess set to mark its quarter century anniversary.
Eyes up, Guardians! Summon your vigilance over the Last City for a version of a classic board game that will give the term "Taken King" a whole new meaning. Become Legend in a tabletop battle soon, as an exclusive Destiny Collector's Chess Set is on the horizon!
Oliver Wood: "Scared, Harry?" Harry: "A little." Oliver Wood: "That's all right. I felt the same way before my first game." Fear not Harry Potter fans; you won't have to dodge kludgers in this hands-on game. Show off your knowledge of the Wizarding World with our newest game...
It's time to leave playing Charades in the past and step up your guessing game this summer with Blank Slate! Get your hands on the new word association party game that puts your unique vocabulary, quick wit, and sixth sense to work, because it's AVAILABLE NOW at a Target store near you!
What might be most widely recognized as the invitation to take part in demented traps set by antagonist "Jigsaw" of Saw movie infamy, could also be the next (or last) words you'll hear before your cast of friends head into a "questionable" activity of their own.
Prepare for a throwback to your childhood or an introduction to a cool hidden place in the depths of one of Nintendo's most memorable video games! The secret underwater world of the Mushroom Kingdom awaits you in the Super Mario Bros.™ Power Up Card Game, which takes you beyond the Warp Zone to "paddle" it out with your friends and win with the highest level of all!
Think fast! Name something that can go with this word: LIME ___________ If filling in the blank was a snap, you've got what it takes to start playing Blank Slate! Get ready for an original new party game that works your word association skills and shows how well you can get a read on your fellow improvisators.
It doesn't take more than two round ears and a waving white glove to see that a certain character is about to transport you to a happy place, just with his high-pitched chuckle! Joined as always by familiar friends, the one and only Mickey Mouse is celebrating a milestone-90 magical years since his remarkable debut!
On game days, or game nights, say the answers and play nice... Tim Burton's Nightmare is 25! Jack Skellington had his heart set on introducing a new-fangled festivity to his hometown, and with Disney's The Nightmare Before Christmas celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, so shall you!
As an author once wrote, "Sometimes not telling people anything is a good thing." But if the forecast this month predicts weekends full of phony soirees and humdrum party agendas, skip the awkward introductions and bring the perfect icebreaker to your next shindig.
May 30, 2018: Gear up for some friendly competition, scholars (and we don't mean putting on Quiddich equipment)! Trivial Pursuit®: World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition is coming soon! This set is a must-have for Harry Potter fans and casual fans of board gaming!
Picture it: A seven-year journey with your best friends from which you've taken away countless moments of prudence, humor, and sarcasm. Now, conveniently and carefully, the experience is packaged up like a freshly set cheesecake, ready to open whenever the moment calls for a slice of friendly competition.
We're all too familiar with reaching that phase in a friendship when courtesy becomes a thing of the past and true colors start to show. Conversations get more personal, off-color remarks aren't off-limits, and soon you're finding yourself wondering just what lines you can and can't cross with the people you're close to (or so you thought).
The time has come to defend the universe from the power-hungry grip of super villain Thanos! Recruit your favorite characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to thwart the Mad Titan's galactic takeover in Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War, available now for true heroes everywhere!
Bring the limitless possibilities of time and space travel to a tabletop world that you can create and explore with Disney A Wrinkle in Time: A Daring Adventure Game!
The wisecracking antihero from the world of comics, video games, and film is set to steal the spotlight in Deadpool vs The World, an outrageous improvisational adult party game in which players are rewarded for providing their most original-and unsuitable-commentary.
From folks who may remember it as required reading, to young sci-fi fans who love an in-depth story, Disney A Wrinkle in Time is a tale that stands out with its captivating imagery and unforgettable characters.
Embrace the richness of family and folklore with Coco: Remember Me, a delightful game of chance based on time-honored Loteria and inspired by Pixar's latest feature film.
CARLSBAD, Calif. - November 13, 2019 - The Op Games | usaopoly, the Carlsbad board game and puzzle publisher behind best-selling party games Telestrations® and Blank Slate™, along with Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG), publishers of hit games Tiny Towns™ and Ecos: First Continent™, are thrilled to announce their new partnership to bring officially licensed factions to AEG's flagship card game Smash Up in 2020 and beyond.
CARLSBAD, Calif. - March 19, 2019 - USAopoly® (The OP), a leading board game and puzzle publisher, and FOX Consumer Products today announced plans to release Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist Board Game this spring. This is the first time the suspenseful action classic, which made its theatrical debut in 1988, has been officially licensed for a board game.
USAopoly Inc., announced today a partnership with Cartoon Network's Adult Swim division and Project Raygun to release a new board game that lets fans of the award-winning, hit animated series trail a well-known hero's journey in Samurai Jack: Back to the Past. Project Raygun is a revolutionary boutique board game, puzzle, and collectibles brand division within USAopoly.
USAopoly, Inc. is pleased to announce an upcoming Kickstarter campaign by its Project Raygun division to release Court of the Dead:Mourners Call, a new fantasy-themed tabletop game based on Sideshow's original dark fantasy horror universe.
USAopoly has been foraging more into the hobby board game industry as time goes by. With huge hits such as Harry Potter: Hogwart's Battle, USAopoly has shown that they are growing into much more than a Monopoly re-skin company.
USAopoly Inc. today unveils the answer for adult party game fans who have always wanted to know, but never asked, about their friends’ darkest secrets with Privacy, the newest addition to the company’s adults-only lineup.
USAopoly Inc. announced today that it will be bringing board game fans a unique and educational way to experience a timeless classic with the Disney A Wrinkle in Time: A Daring Adventure Game, inspired by the upcoming live action fantasy film.
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Packaging for officially licensed Disney verison of social trivia game Geek Out! by Ultra Pro Entertainment and The Op Games
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Copy written for box bottom of officially licensed Coraline version of Monopoly by USAopoly
Packaging for officially licensed Rick and Morty (Mr. Meeseeks edition) of Yahtzee by USAopoly
Marvel-approved box bottom copy for Captain Marvel card game package design.
Officially licensed BoJack Horseman (Netflix) edition of Monopoly box bottom packaging
Officially licensed Riverdale edition of Monopoly box bottom packaging
USAopoly's newest catalog of hobby, party, classic, original, and co-branded games for 2018 edited for product description accuracy and consistency.
News and Interviews | Gaming and Entertainment
Is the fact that zombies are still lurking amongst our top-picked pop culture franchises a sign that the reanimated fad is literally undead? If you're a follower of the Resident Evil games, this is good news for you.
E3 2014 is four days away, and as per usual, social networks are abuzz with excitement for what this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo will bring us. Among what's ahead are the latest titles from Capcom, which were just announced, along with the lineup of playable games that will be available to us at the Capcom booth.
Get ready for some more rounds, Super Street Fighter IV fans! Capcom has released Ultra Street Fighter IV on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live for console players who are pumped for an upgrade.
Pop quiz, hot shot. You have two weapons: a baton and a cell phone. Which do you use? Which...do you use? In Watch Dogs, you won't have to choose.
If there was ever a winning combo in fighting game history, the latest collaboration between Capcom and Twitch should have Street Fighter fans celebrating a major victory. Recently announced by the industry leader who brought us the Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Devil May Cry franchises, the Capcom Pro Tour will celebrate the popularity of the Street Fighter franchise by forming the first-ever fighting game league for its series.
Fans of the Marvel vs. Capcom franchise will recognize a certain fighter's appearance this week, as Capcom is releasing their new title Strider digitally for consoles and PC.
In the same fashion that BurgerTime may have enticed our earliest aspirations to be a home cook or Mario Kart gave us all Mario Andretti envy, present day gamers yearning to be maids and custodians now have a game to inspire them.
Earlier this week, Steam released the latest title by the makers of Battlestar Galactica Online through its Early Access program. Entropy is an open-universe MMO that places gamers in an expansive cosmos, challenging them to both battle and cooperate with each other to hold up an interplanetary evolution.
The Long Beach Comic & Horror Con (LBCHC) will be rearing its ugly head at the Long Beach Convention Center on November 23 and 24. Having recently announced a partnership with ComicVine, fans can expect the exclusive interview segment The Marshall Report to return with host Rick Marshall.
Stan Lee was reported missing. Choppers swarmed overhead while news commentary doubted his emergence from the valleys of Southern California, just days before the weekend of a scheduled appearance. The imagery was unreal. He's 90 years old, I thought. What about his fans...?
San Francisco-based publishing company eigoMANGA announced this week that its latest title, Vanguard Princess, has been launched on Steam Greenlight for your upvoting pleasure. Anime aficionados' eyes will be drawn to this 2D fighting game's design, which users can "rate up" to make it available on Steam's digital distribution marketplace.
Let's face it, not all of us are fortunate or strong enough to fight off the necromorphs in our life. That's why I've decided to participate in this year's Extra Life gaming marathon to benefit a Children's Miracle Network Hospital for the third year in a row.
Be free, leaches of your purchasing power! Today's the day when secondary account members of any Xbox Live Gold Family Pack will break off into their very own unlinked accounts.
If you were among many who wanted to pitch their cash at Ubisoft after the Watch Dogs demo last year, you have four months to save up for the Watch Dogs Limited Edition pack , hitting the shelves this winter for $129.99.
Didn't think the eye candy in the Dead or Alive series could get any sweeter? Three separate pre-order bonus packs for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate will give you a chance to feast on a variety of different visual flavors.
Continuing their footsteps of adding huge franchises such as Star Trek, Star Wars, and Call of Duty to their lineup, the Washington-based game accessory company recently showcased items from the Rovio Entertainment’s properties of Angry Birds, Angry Birds Space, and Bad Piggies among their booth displays at this year’s E3.
KontrolFreek, the aptly named company out of Atlanta who creates accessories that improve leverage and comfort for gaming, has introduced Justice , the newest addition to their thumbstick collection. Inspired by Gears of War: Judgment , Justice 's design was actually the winner of a contest held by KontrolFreek among the Gears of War community.
In between watching episodes of Sons of Anarchy and fixing up that ol' chopper you don't even have, look forward to living out your dreams of feasting on pavement this June with Ride to Hell: Route 666 , coming to PlayStation3, Windows PC, and Xbox 360.
Capcom has provided us with details and screenshots of two of the four new multiplayer modes featured in the latest installment of the game, Scenario Mode and Akrid Survival. Spanning over six different maps, you’ll be able to side with the Snow Pirates or join the NEVEC forces.
The release of Lost Planet 3 has been postponed for four and a half weeeks beyond the initial announcement, and will arrive on August 27.
Square Enix has announced the open beta for their latest MMO, Heroes & Generals.
Arcen Games has released an Extended Edition of the original soundtrack for A Valley Without Wind 2.
Available as a single-purchase digital download, this release commemorates the acclaimed multiplayer shooter's reception of five editor's choice awards and its Game of the Year recognition since being released by Hi-Res Studio last April.
With PAX Australia coming to Melbourne this July, fans can look forward to creator Ron Gilbert as the event's "storytime" keynote speaker.
Yesterday, The Game Fanatics brought you the release announcement for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and artwork featured in Game Informer. Since then, we've received more details and a closer look at the dynamics of this title from the perspective of studio head Adam Badowski.
A revamped version of Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix's MMORPG, is opening up its beta version for fans who want to give the title another go. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn literally indicates with its title that this is a do-over of the original game which, as you may remember, was released more than a couple years ago (but most likely you're still trying to forget.)
Square Enix and Dark Horse have partnered up to produce a comic book prequel to the highly anticipated release TOMB RAIDER game, as announced yesterday by the publisher. Titled "TOMB RAIDER: The Beginning", the series' debut is the collaboration of Square Enix studio Crystal Dynamics and the US's largest independent domestic comic publisher.
If this package doesn't launch your interest in Ubisoft's forthcoming release, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist , you might want to check your fuel gauge. The action-adventure series' latest release is coming to the US and Latin America on August 20, 2013 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but fans who hop on board prior to its release will have a hard time keeping the pre-order bonus items in their box.
Rockstar has announced the release of the last DLC for Max Payne 3, the "Deathmatch Made in Heaven Pack". Available now on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and PC, the pack includes five game modes full of new weapons, items, achievements and trophies to feed your need for more of the action-packed third person shooter.
J.J. Abrams has been announced as the director for the newest installment of the ultimate franchise, Star Wars: Episode VII . It's more of a commotion than a disturbance that you're sensing in the force. Abrams , producer of films such as Star Trek, Cloverfield, and Super 8 is no newcomer to the sci-fi scene.
Star Wars fans were in flight this morning with excitement over the news that Star Wars 1313 , the newest game from LucasArts, was to be released this year for the PlayStation 3. Thanks to a flub on PlayStation Germany's Facebook page, however, that new hope met the ground like a jet pack fresh out of fuel.
The Amazing Arizona Comic Convention will be hitting Phoenix Jan 25-27 with its powerful punch of artists, innovators, and loyal fandom.
Console gamers will be happy to know that playing games on their mobile device has now been made easier, thanks to MOGA's new Pro Controller.
Telltale Games is now offering the first episode of The Walking Dead game for free on the App Store.
Assassin's Creed III has become the fastest selling title in Ubisoft's history, with 7 million copies sold after being out for only a month.
Rovio Entertainment has announced today that an Angry Birds movie will debut in 2016 and be produced by John Cohen.
GOG.com, an online source of DRM-free games for PC and Mac, has announced the addition of Duke Nukem 1 + 2 to their collection of games.
Primeval: New World series fans can now hunt creatures in a portable world of their own, thanks to the game's new addition to the App Store.
The season of heat waves, backyard barbecues and hitting up the beach may be over, but Summer Qing, who stars as Bruce Willis's character's wife in sci-fi thriller LOOPER, is just getting started.
If you're a fan of and want to throw some money into a virtual "good karma" jar, you can enter to win this Dead Space t-shirt-signed by the members of the Visceral crew-by helping out a member of The Game Fanatics staff and contributing to a great cause.
Just over one week away from returning to AMC, The Walking Dead has its fans crawling with anticipation for the premiere of the show's third season. Fortun
The early rising audience of yesterday's Good Morning America got to catch a glimpse of a different type of bright eyes and bushy tails with the trailer de
It's not every day one of your friend's friends makes the Guinness Book of World Records. We first introduced you to Efren Ballestamon Jr. the day after he won the record for "Longest Gaming on a Tablet" at this year's E3.
Incoming transmission. Iconic captain of the Starship Enterprise William Shatner and SyFy movie producer Roger Corman will be sharing a stage at this year'
New York-based creator of high end replicas and exclusive producer of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City collectibles, TriForce, will be offering their newest creation at this year's San Diego Comic Con. Exclusive to this year's event, the Pink Catwoman Riddler Trophy Full Scale Replica will be available to pre-order from the show floor over the four-day gathering.
Ubisoft is making sure you don't miss a beat of their dance games this month by announcing today the latest title of their best-selling franchise, Just Dan
Spinning a web any size will surely come in handy this summer for your friendly neighborhood Spiderman. The web-slinging superhero won't only be catching a
If an item on your bucket list was to one day have your name associated with a gaming-related Guiness World Record, Efren Pogi Ballestamon Jr. just beat yo
Snail Games not only piqued their players' interest by unveiling their martial arts-based MMO Age of Wushu this week, but before it even hits North America
Creator of the post-apocalyptic graphic novel and AMC addiction The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman is leaving yet another legion of fans hungry for more, this time with cinematic crime comic Thief of Thieves . The series has become one of the best-selling indie releases of the year, with only four issues having been published, which are now entering its third and fourth printings to boot.
Fans of the band HEALTH, who composed the original soundtrack for Max Payne 3 , need not to wait any more than about a week since the iTunes debut of the first single to get their hands on the rest of the game's score.
DJ Professor K, Gum, Beat, and the rest of your favorite skateboard-touting taggers from the GGs will have an all new, digital HD palette to paint as Jet S
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As if licensed clothing, condoms, and coffins weren't enough to accommodate the ultimate KISS fan's rock and roll lifestyle, global branding company Epic Rights has announced a forthcoming KISS merchandise lineup to strum the heartstrings of collectors in 2015.
With the holiday one week away, the need for a last-minute gift or perfect accessory for your New Year's Eve ensemble may be becoming urgent as 2014 quickly approaches. Luckily for you, Blue Kitty Boutique has you covered with her impressive and adorable collection of handcrafted goods.
You might think that soap shaped like a game cartridge would be the perfect gift for a gamer. It might also be a subtle hint that the recipient should shower him- or herself with actual water rather than achievements. While the former is pretty accurate, the latter ruse would be futile.
If there's anywhere you should go to comb through thousands of options for getting the collector in your life something he or she doesn't yet own, consider your destination Entertainment Earth. The Simi Valley-based company and online licensed product powerhouse came from the humble beginnings of a garage operation 17 years ago and has grown to currently offer almost 15,000 individual items from their online store.
Fan of classic rock music? Have a few hundred thousand dollars lying around to spend on former belongings of members of Led Zeppelin and Van Halen? Hold on to those last hairs, Beardo, because Profiles in History is bringing its Rock 'n' Roll Auction to Los Angeles on December 18.
Being expressive about my interests has long been a fixation of mine, dating back to having every inch of my adolescent bedroom covered with album and concert art to scouring VHS store boxes for outdated movie posters.
Thanks to Iron Fist Clothing, my co-workers have come to know me as the girl with blood, teeth, and eyeballs on her shoes. I first learned of the company through an indie/punk retailer who offered their brand through an online store.
"Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D" is invading Europe, and fast-food chain Quick is commemorating the arrival by adding three Star Wars-themed burgers to their menu. The marketing campaign-which compels hungry, option-laden customers to "Choose your side of the Force"-features pictures of their sinister "Dark Vador" [sic] burger and mildly-rebellious "Dark Burger" pitted against a comparably angelic and acid-washed version of both.
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Let the magic of USAopoly's latest creation attract you to booth #137 as Harry Potter™: Death Eaters™ Rising makes its magical debut at Gen Con this year! Prepare to be spellbound by an eye-catching display featuring He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named at the center of this cooperative dice and card game for collectors and hobby gamers of all skill levels!
Check out this week's newsletter for information about a new tabletop news program on Gen Con TV! Plus Trade Day Events, Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist, The Eldritch Foundry on Kickstarter, Codenames: DUet XXL, and new merch from OffWorld!!
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Focus Group / Play Test copy for online survey page with CTA to get people excited about participating and wanting to share with friends and family.
In addition to 15 hours of programmed trivia on the Buzztime network, did you know there is an on-demand suite of single-player arcade games for players of all ages and skill levels? It's right on the tablets you're already offering and it's perfect for families dining together, trivia players between rounds, sports fans during commercials and anyone looking to fill downtime with fun.
Targeted ads for Buffalo Wild Wings' new NCAA football game "Academy of Football" (demographic: Texas Longhorns fans)
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Copy for Buzztime's partnership with Columbia Pictures to promote "Chappie" via movie pass giveaway.
This is the first time in 4 years that I won't be able to attend E3. The times I have attended certainly proved to be memorable; I wasn't there to work, so my exploration of its technical playground abounded.
Watch fans of rock band Kings X start the tune Goldilox and carry it through to the end with no help from lead singer Dug Pinnick except an epic guitar solo. Turly impressive and touching footage that speaks for the dedication of music lovers.