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  • Blog Post: We Played Betrayal At House On The Hill’s Huge (But Affordable) Widow’s Walk Expansion

    If you’ve ever seen pictures of my board game closet, it’s filled with complex games with fiddly rules and attractive miniatures. There was a time I didn’t know about this vast world of board games, though. I owe my passion for them to one game: Betrayal at House on the Hill. After... More
  • Blog Post: Dungeons & Dragons Classics Back For More Adventures On GOG

    Seven retro Dungeons & Dragons PC games are now available on GOG, making them available for players who previously lacked access to the original releases or the inclination to get them running on modern machines. The games are part of the Ravenloft, Krynn, and Dark Sun series. Dungeons & Dragons... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out This Destiny-Themed Magic The Gathering Card Set

    Move over, Grimoire cards . This is how you do Destiny lore right; with a new fan-made set of Destiny-themed Magic the Gathering cards. The set of cards, first posted by Imgur user “brootalcore1,” shows off each faction in Destiny, each crafted to fit the typical Magic the Gathering color... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out An Exclusive Battle For Zendikar Preview Card

    Magic: The Gathering's upcoming Battle for Zendikar set will be arriving in October, but at PAX Prime 2015 many of the details are sure to drop during the annual Magic: The Gathering event and party. We can expect to see a slew of new cards, new mechanics, and maybe even an iconic planeswalker or... More
  • Blog Post: Magic: The Gathering Unveils Gideon, Battle-Forged

    At E3 2015, we got to play around with Magic: The Gathering's upcoming Magic Duels, which you can read about later this week - but today, we get to show off an all-new Double-Faced planeswalker card coming to both Magic Duels and the Magic Origins physical set: Gideon, Battle-Forged. Beginning as... More
  • Blog Post: Neverwinter: Elemental Evil Emerges From The Shadows

    Perfect World and Cryptic Studios today announced the pending arrival of the newest and largest expansion to date for Neverwinter. The new content is said to be on target for release in early 2015. Elemental Evil expands the number of classes out to eight with the addition of the paladin, a holy warrior... More
  • Blog Post: Magic 2015 Enchants Xbox One Today

    Magic 2015 (also known as Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2015) is now out on Xbox One. This version of the decades-old collectible card game is designed as an entry point for new players, with puzzles and a campaign for franchise veterans. This year’s entry adds full deck-building... More
  • Blog Post: Garruk’s Revenge DLC Brings Fan-Favorite Cards to Magic 2015

    Magic 2015 – Duels of the Planeswalkers ( our review ) pitted players against the hulking planeswalker Garruk Wildspeaker when it came out in July, but Wizards of the Coast’s new expansion for the virtual card game takes a look at Garruk's perspective. The Garruk’s Revenge DLC lets... More
  • Blog Post: Several New D&D Titles Being Prepped, Including Neverwinter MMO

    Wizards of the Coast has teamed up with game developers such as Backflip Studios, Beamdog, Cryptic Studios, and Perfect World Entertainment in order to developer a number of D&D-based video games that will be headed our way shortly. This year, Wizards of the Coast celebrated the 40th anniversary... More
  • Blog Post: Duels Of The Planeswalkers Hits iPad Today, More Platforms Next Week

    Starting today, Magic: The Gathering fans can take on the hulking Planeswalker Garruk Wildspeaker with the release of Magic 2015 – Duels Of The Planeswalkers on iPad. The first installment in the Magic 2015 series (available for download on iTunes ) brings fully customizable decks to the experience... More
  • Blog Post: New Edition Of Dungeons & Dragons Available Free Of Charge

    Few games have been as influential to the wider world of both video games and tabletop games as Dungeons & Dragons. The original 1974 release heralded a new era of gaming that included personified characters, leveling and upgrades, and story-driven game progression. 40 years later, the team at Wizards... More
  • Blog Post: Here Are The Magic: The Gathering Video Game Designer Cards

    Magic 2015, the annual core set for the long-running collectible card game, will be out next month. As is customary, Wizards of the Coast has been slowly revealing the set. What is unusual, is that a number of video game luminaries are playing a role designing some of the cards. We were fortunate enough... More
  • Blog Post: 20th Century Fox Making Magic: The Gathering Movie Franchise

    Film studio 20th Century Fox has bought the movie rights to Wizards of the Coast's popular fantasy card game, with the intent of making it into a major movie franchise. The Hollywood Reporter is...reporting that 20th Century Fox has bought the rights to make a series of movies based on Magic: The... More
  • Blog Post: New Dungeons & Dragons Ruleset Coming Summer 2014

    Wizards of the Coast has announced that its new ruleset for Dungeons & Dragons is complete. The news comes after two years of open playtesting that included more than 175,000 participants. Wizards of the Coast will be rolling out the new edition during the summer of 2014. D&D has had a long intertwined... More
  • Blog Post: New Duels Of The Planeswalkers Expansion Adds Five Decks And Ninja Rats

    The plane of Kamigawa is one of the most interesting in the Magic: The Gathering universe. It is a world steeped in legends we associate with ancient Japanese culture, with a helping of ninja rats and mysterious demigods. More importantly, it is one of the new locations featured in the first Magic: The... More
  • Blog Post: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2014 Getting Fan-Requested Features

    Wizards of the Coast has worked tirelessly to make its Duels of the Planeswalkers series a fun digital representation of the collectible Magic: the Gathering card game and a great way for new players to get involved. This year, Duels adds a story mode and one of the most requested features since the... More
  • Blog Post: Magic The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Announced

    Wizards of the Coast will bring its latest version of Magic the Gathering to XBox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and iPad this summer. This new version contains an optional manual tapping of Lands cards. "Although Duels of the Planeswalkers is mostly for people who are new to Magic, it's a lot of fun... More
  • Blog Post: Magic Toolbox Impressions: So Useful, You Won't Believe It's Free

    Yesterday Wizards of the Coast released its Magic: Toolbox application for iOS platforms (iPhoners - rejoice!), and one Andrew Reiner threatened to unfollow me on Twitter if I didn't check it out for him. Since the five scantily clad harem members I employ to keep me refreshed looked like they were... More
  • Blog Post: The Worlds Of Dungeons & Dragons

    To trace the history of characters, role-playing, leveling, and character growth in gaming, one need look no further than the humble beginnings of Dungeons & Dragons. Likewise, long before Mass Effect and Elder Scrolls were shaping massive fictional settings, Dungeons & Dragons set the standard... More
  • Blog Post: Cryptic Studios Working On Atari's New Neverwinter Game

    Atari has announced that a new game based on the classic Dungeons & Dragons city of Neverwinter is in development by Cryptic Studios. The PC game's storyline is being based on an upcoming trilogy of books written by fantasy author R.A. Salvatore, the first of which, Gauntlgrym , is set for an... More
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