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Books of Time Board Game Review

When I wrote the components overview and impressions article for Books of Time, I noted that this was one of the more interesting games I’ve played in the last few years. The creating a book mechanic isn’t something I’ve seen before, and the way the game plays out is really interesting. There are so many things to keep track of, which might suck for some people, but I found the decision space really captivating. Does the game hold up long…

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Prime Video Announces New Series Based on iconic ‘Tomb Raider’ Franchise

Today, Prime Video announced it has ordered a new series based on the iconic Tomb Raider video game franchise as part of a deal between Crystal Dynamics and Amazon MGM Studios. The series will be written and executive produced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. This exciting news builds upon the previously announced collaboration between Crystal Dynamics and Amazon Games to develop and publish a new multiplatform Tomb…

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Path of Civilization Components Overview and First Impressions

Civilization Games can be a lot of fun, and when you think of a few popular ones you might be thinking of card heavy games like 7 Wonders or miniatures heavy games like Tapestry. Path of Civilization gives me 7 Wonders vibes in ways I’m not sure I can really describe, but does it match that game’s components (which are quite good!)? Let’s take a look. One of my pet peeves for playing a brand new board game is when…

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The Rewinder Impressions

The arrival of The Rewinder on Xbox Game Pass is a welcome surprise. This adventure puzzle game takes inspiration from Chinese mythology, offering a compelling narrative and innovative gameplay mechanics. Stepping into the shoes of Yun, the last known Rewinder, you possess the extraordinary ability to enter and manipulate the memories of others. This unique power becomes the foundation for a challenging and thought-provoking puzzle experience. The narrative unfolds like a captivating mystery. As Yun, you delve into the fragmented…

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Ranking Paper Mario Games (Kevin’s Version)

The Paper Mario series takes us on a whimsical journey through a world crafted from paper. Each game offers a unique twist, blending RPG mechanics with charming visuals and quirky humor. But how do these adventures stack up? Let’s flip the page and explore the Paper Mario games, ranking them from those with a rougher texture to the ones that truly shine…keep in mind this is merely my opinion as a 40-something year old gamer who has been playing mario…

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Get Ready to Shower Adorable Pets with Love in Super Kawaii Pets!

Arcane Wonders brings the heartwarming card game Super Kawaii Pets to English-speaking audiences, partnering with Studio Supernova. Calling all animal lovers! Dive into the delightful world of Super Kawaii Pets, where you’ll adopt and care for the most irresistible furry (or feathery, or scaly) companions you’ve ever seen. Developed by the imaginative minds at Studio Supernova, Super Kawaii Pets has charmed players worldwide with its adorable artwork, easy-to-learn gameplay, and a theme that tugs at your heartstrings. Get ready to…

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Star Wars: Bounty Hunters Card Game Review

Little card games are all the rage right now, and we’ve played another fantastic licensed game over the past week. Usually, it takes me a few weeks to get a game, learn the rules, and play it enough times to review. With Star Wars: Bounty Hunters, I was able to do it in a week. My 10 year old loves this game, and we’ve played a ton already. But is Star Wars: Bounty Hunters something you will want to pick…

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Altered Trading Card Game Preview

Earlier this week, Asmodee Canada invited me to their Canada Plays Trade Show in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Although this event is primarily for retailers to meet with distributors, a few select media folks were invited to attend as well, and it was well worth the trip. One of my favourite moments was getting to demo the upcoming Trading Card Game, Altered. In Altered, players will be using their own decks to move both a companion and a hero from opposite sides…

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Legendary Japanese Party Game Ito Announces English Release in Fall 2024

In the dimly lit tavern of Lysaria, whispers of a mysterious card game known as Ito swirl amidst the haze of pipe smoke and clinking tankards. Arcane Wonders, the renowned purveyors of enigmatic games, have brought forth their latest creation to tantalize the minds of adventurers and strategists alike. And for the first time ever, the secrets of Ito have been unveiled to the English-speaking world, its rules and lore translated into a language understood by many.

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Heroes of Fairy Tail Review

In the vast landscape of tabletop gaming, where imagination knows no bounds, Heroes of Fairy Tail emerges as a vibrant homage to the beloved manga and anime series. Published by Mage Company and designed by Konstantinos Kokkinis, this cooperative card game invites players to step into the shoes of their favorite characters from the Fairy Tail guild and embark on a quest filled with magic, camaraderie, and daring escapades.

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