Posted Wednesday, 10-Jun-2015
WizKids has announced that they will be working with TV channel Nickelodeon to produce Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle board games.
Starting with Ninja Turtle versions of WizKids’ collectable HeroClix and Dice Masters games, it should see some exciting releases both for young fans of the Turtles’ latest incarnation, and those nostalgic for their early comic and cartoon adventures.
Days of Wonder has released the Designer Edition of their popular Small World game.
If you’re a fan of the charmingly illustrated fantasy strategy game, in which berserk hobbits, flying giants and mercenary elves can end up vying for dominance, then this luxury edition may be for you. With its wooden box, large board and resin pieces, it’s a real collector’s item.
To support people running organised competitions, Fantasy Flight Games has announced the release of a number of tournament kits for their collectable games.
Fantasy Flight tournament kits will cover popular games such as Android Netrunner, StarWars: X-Wing and the Games of Thrones Living Card Game. These packs will support people running competitions from small local leagues to large convention tournaments. So if you’re looking to encourage play in your area, and get some more games in over the summer, then check out the Fantasy Flight site.
Adding new tiles and spells to the game of battling mages, it lets you create your own endlessly varied battlegrounds.
If you’d like to stop playing heroes, and instead control the monsters bothering them, then check out Monstrous from Good Games USA.
In this new game, you play wrathful Greek gods, sending your minions down to crush the faithless mortals.
Minion Games are presenting an unusual take on deep space combat with Cosmic Kaboom, a science fiction game in which you control your ships by flicking them around the board.
Civicus, being kickstarted by Will Hilburn, is a civilisation building game based on dice instead of large maps, for a fun variation on a popular theme.
Try your hand as an entrepreneur without risking a fortune in Founder from Global Innovation Village, a game of business building, bluff and trade.
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