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Modiphius Entertainment partners with Bethesda for Elder Scrolls tabletop game

Modiphius Entertainment has unveiled a new narrative miniatures game based on The Elder Scrolls, th popular videogame franchise developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Called The Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms, the new title brings tabletop wargaming to the fantasy world of Tamriel, building on core mechanics found in other Modiphius …

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Big Potato makes US move with Spin Master partnership

London’s board game company Big Potato Games has secured a three-year license agreement in the USA and Canada with Spin Master. The partnership will see Big Potato’s portfolio of titles enjoy distribution with major retailers throughout the region. ToyNews broke the story that Spin Master is taking on the range …

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Tactic Games takes home double silver in Bizziebaby Awards 2019

The Finnish toys and games company, Tactic Games has been handed two silver awards in the Bizziebaby Awards 2019. Wonders of the World has been awarded Silver in the in the ‘Educational Toys Category’ – an accolade to the gameplay which sees players travel around the world and attempt to …

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Asmodee to build board game worlds into novels with new Aconyte Books arm

The global games publisher, Asmodee has created its own fiction imprint under the name Aconyte Books. The division will be publishing novels based on a number of the firm’s best selling game properties. As part of its mission, Aconyte will also be actively pursuing licenses for third-party tie-in fiction, with …

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Gaming sector pulls in $1bn in backer pledges on Kickstarter since 2009

Gaming has been big business for Kickstarter for some time now, but this week the crowdfunding platform revealed some rather impressive figures. As a collective sector, gaming has now brought in over $1billion in donation to creators since 2009, with pledges made by some 3.2 million people who have backed …

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PS4’s bestselling God of War gets tabletop treatment in new card game

The 3.1 million best-selling PS4 title, God of War is making its way to the realms of tabletop gaming, thanks to the efforts of the card and board game specialist, CMON. God of War: The Card Game follows the 2018 reboot of the PlayStation franchise and sees players take control …

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Tabletop tech? “We’re only scratching the surface”

Zai Ortiz and Nolan Bushnell are heavyweights in the world of film and gaming with a common goal; to deliver immersive storytelling through board games, the likes we’ve never seen before. That’s the aim of X2 Games, and that’s what its first release, St Noire is capturing with Amazon Alexa …

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