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Chinese blockbuster Cross Fire is crappy and fun -- and here's why it makes $1B a year | GamesBeat | Games
I’m jacked into the world of games. I don’t play much Destiny or League of Legends, but I know what they are. I know they make a lot of money. I understand them.
Cross Fire, however, is a game I didn’t really understand. Maybe I still don’t.
Earlier today, we reported that Chinese publisher The9 put …Asia
(Photos: Chinese Cultural Relics journal)In 1974, farmers in China uncovered the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Since then archaeologists at the site …Board Games
For better or worse, you know what to expect from stealth in a Bethesda game. In Skyrim you can walk into a room, steal everything from everyone …The Elder Scrolls
In case you missed it, board games have gotten really good recently. With so much of our lives mediated through screens, it’s refreshing and …Board Games
For those who aren't in the know within the tabletop game community, you may have missed the launch of a strangely titled card game on Kickstarter last week called Secret Hitler. Designed to be a World War II-themed deduction game similar in ways to Werewolf and Mafia, Secret Hitler is the latest …Cards Against Humanity
Snowys And Lily Pads, 2014.© Cheryl Medow When Cheryl Medow first traveled to Africa 20 years ago, she felt privileged to be able to photograph …Animals
Widely considered as the sleeper hit of Gen Con 2015, The Grizzled is a cooperative card game that uses simple ideas to effectively create an …
Plague Inc. now has a multiplayer element that allows players to compete with one another in a quest to destroy humanity.
The original Ndemic Creations mobile game, released in 2012, tasks the player with creating a pathogen and an epidemic that spreads throughout the world. In the multiplayer …Big History
We are standing on the brink of yet another holiday season, staring down the barrel of more family obligations than are perhaps medically advisable. Polygon is here for you, dear reader, with a list of potential tabletop games that could just save your life. Or at least save you from a lengthy …Exploding Kittens
A rather nasty, game-breaking bug in Fallout 4 underlines why you should never delete any save files in a Bethesda Softworks role-playing game if you can ever help it. Don't be like me, girls and boys. I just lost 25 hours' worth of progress.
The bug: It's possible to develop permanently blurred …Radiation
This War of Mine, the multiplatform wartime survival game from Poland's 11 bit studios, is coming to the tabletop. The board game will be playable straight out of the box without any familiarity with the rules and also utilize a companion app.
Michael Oracz, the designer of Neuroshima Hex, will …Board Games
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The Gete-okosomin squash, thought extinct, has been revived thanks to 800-year-old seeds discovered in an ancient clay pot.
Photo: Owen …
We've been admittedly pretty quiet since we showed the game at Gen Con and then PAX back in August. There's been a fair bit of speculation about it. …
One of the direct results of folks helping Subset Games, the developers of FTL: Faster Than Light, absolutely demolish their Kickstarter goal was hiring Ben Prunty to score the game. And now thanks to iam8bit you'll soon be able to listen to it on the best sounding format possible: vinyl. The two LP …
For ages 8 and up (publisher suggests 10+)
• For 2 to 6 players
• Approximately 30 minutes to complete
Counting & Math
• Logical & …
When the post-Thanksgiving dinner board games come out, one Word You'll Hear could be: Pandemic Legacy. That's a hot new board game where players team up to contain epidemics worldwide. Designer Rob Daviau talks about why Pandemic Legacy has become so popular since its October …Board Games
Sgt Crispy writes, "XKCD creator Randall Munroe, has made a spiffy little hoverboard game. Looks to be small, however, when you realize that …Hoverboards
Another day, another Warhammer game. But Pixel Toys' Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade [Free] seemed promising not just because Apple showed it off with 3D …War Hammer
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Finding something for the board game enthusiast in your life can often be a challenge. Our shelves are full of games, and it’s hard to determine what …Board Games
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Ticket to Ride received it’s major 2.0 update today changing the formerly iPad-only app into a Universal one. It also added …Apps
I notice the song somewhere north of Diamond City. I’m working my way back to Sanctuary Hills and had just killed a feral ghoul. The radio blares to …
Pairs well with: Grog for your long sea voyage.
Traitor Rating: 2/10 daggers in the back.
Board-gamers are a picky lot. Contrary to popular belief, …Cathedrals
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If you watched this September’s Apple event, I’m sorry. I mean, from a gaming standpoint, the highlight was watching …War Hammer