WDYPTW: Cult of the News - January Edition

WDYPTW: Cult of the News - January Edition

New Game Announcements:

  • Grey Fox announces the 1-5 player card game Multiuniversum.
  • Grail Games will publish Reiner Knizia's sequel to Tigris & Euphrates, Yellow & Yangtze.
  • Renegade announces Sabordage, coming in March.
  • A Jurassic Park game is coming from Ravensburger in May.
  • Plan B Games announces Next Move Games’ first title, REEF, designed by Emerson Matsuuchi. It will debut on June 13 at Origins and will be available at retailers shortly after. Plan B also announces it will transition AZUL to the Next Move line this summer.
  • Eggertspiele announced the next title to its catalog - Coimbra. Coimbra was designed by Virginio Gigli and Flaminia Brasini, and illustrated by Chris Quilliams. Coimbra will be released on August 2 at GenCon.
  • Brain Games announces Ice Cool 2.
  • Gamewright teases Forbidden Sky, the sequel to Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert, from Matt Leacock.
  • Hasbro is releasing a special edition of Monopoly specifically made for cheaters.
  • Restoration provides an update on Fireball Island.
  • Button Shy licenses Circle the Wagons to IDW, and IDW rethemes the game as X-Files: Circle of Truth and releases it through LootCrate.
  • Fantasy Flight announces Realms of Terrinoth, a new sourcebook for the Genesys Roleplaying System.

Expansion Announcements:

  • Stonemaier unveils the final expansion for Scythe - Scythe: The Rise of Fenris .
  • Daily Magic Games announces Shadowvale, a new expansion for Valeria: Card Kingdoms
  • Level 99 announces Collusion, the next big-box expansion for Millennium Blades. It will introduce team-play formats and include materials for a 6th player. The new expansion will feature new characters, a bunch of new card sets, and the new team mode.
  • Floodgate announces 5-6 player expansion for Sagrada.
  • Great Western Trail: Rails to the North, an expansion for Alex Pfister's Great Western Trail, will be released on June 13 at Origins.
  • Renegade announces Clank! The Mummy's Curse, expansion to Clank! releasing in March.
  • Pandasaurus teases Duelosaur Island?

Release Date Announcements:

  • Plaid Hat announces that Stuffed Fables will hit retail on February 1.
  • CMON announces March street date for Rising Sun.
  • Plan B Games announced that Century Golem Edition will be available in retailers later this year. Plan B Games has paired with international partners to bring Century Golem Edition to retailers in North America, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, and Japan beginning around Q2.
  • Inka and Markus Brands' The Rise of Queensdale, a legacy game from Ravensburger's alea brand, will release in German in March. (The English-language release is aimed at Gen Con in August.)

Other Game Tidbits:

  • Grey Fox announces they will give 8th Summit's Mythos Tales a second printing with updates to fix typos/errors.
  • Ravensburger to release a new version of Strike in 2018, titled Impact.
  • Tim Fowers is testing a Android app version of Fugitive.
  • Rising Sun accidentally names Japanese mythological monster after New Zealand man.
  • A new cycle begins for Arkham Horror: The Card Game.
  • Wizkids shifting Dice Masters to a non-blind product with Campaign Boxes.
  • Promise of Power marks the completion of Star Wars: The Card Game.

Other Industry Tidbits:

  • Game Salute forming three new board game imprints.
  • Plan B Games announces the creation of the latest publishing and design studio to join its portfolio - Next Move Games.
  • Deepwater Games launches its partnership with EmperorS4. They will be making four of their games more widely available in Q1 -- Herbalism, Shadows in Kyoto, Crows Overkill, and Hanzi -- with plans to expand their U.S. catalog throughout the year.
  • Compass Games expands into Euro Games, hires Ulrich Blennemann as Brand Manager.
  • Patrick Leder sends out update letter on Leder Games.
  • Asmodee discusses counterfeiting.
  • BoardGameGeek was targeted by a DDOS attack.
  • BoardGameGeek and Game Trayz announce partnership.
  • Renegade Games partners with Hunter’s Books.

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