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Review: Might & Magic: Duel of Champions
by Caitlin Cooke

Might & Magic: Duel of Champions is yet another contender in this year of our collectible card game lords, 2013. CCGs are being released in droves this year and with most of them running on the free-to-play model, competition is getting tougher with each game I see. 

I came into this particular one with a "you must entertain me, quickly" attitude and was slightly shocked to find out that it actually did just that. After playing for a few solid hours I came to appreciate the strategy and some of the new gameplay elements that Might & Magic: DoC brings to the table. Dare I say it -- I may be even a bit addicted to what it has to offer.

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11:00 PM on 05.29.2013

Flower coming to Vita, IndieCade E3 lineup revealed

Here's a nice surprise! Hidden within the IndieCade E3 lineup was the announcement that thatgamecompany's Flower is officially heading to the PlayStation Vita. Oh, and like I said, the full IndieCade E3 lineup was revealed. Y...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

12:00 PM on 05.27.2013

Mojang's open beta for Scrolls kicks off next week

The card-centric strategy title Scrolls will be available in an open beta capacity for PC and Mac starting June 3, 2013. This is Mojang, so you'll need to pay up -- £13/€15/$20, in this specific case -- to play th...

Jordan Devore

1:00 AM on 05.23.2013

Poker Night 2 now available for iOS

Telltales' Poker Night at the Inventory 2 is now available for iOS devices. The poker title will work on anything iPad 2 and up, or iPhone 4 and up. And like the PC counterpart, this one is going for $4.99 as well.  On the fence? Go read our official review to see what we thought of Poker Night 2.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:30 PM on 05.15.2013

Valve announces Steam Trading Cards

In a somewhat bizarre move, Valve has announced a new trading cards initiative, appropriately called "Steam Trading Cards." Basically you can earn virtual cards by playing games on Steam, which can earn you badges and Steam i...

Chris Carter



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Review: Poker Night at the Inventory 2
by Joshua Derocher

Poker Night at the Inventory 2 is about more than just being a poker game. It tries to capture the most important part of poker: sitting around with you friends and chatting away the evening. Poker Night also does something different; it simulates bad poker players, which is part of the charm and fun.

Joining you at The Inventory this time around are Brock Samson from Venture Bros., Claptrap from Borderlands, Ash Williams from Army of Darkness, and Sam from the Sam and Max series. It's a hell of a round-up of characters, and GlaDOS from Portal is around to host the festivities, which makes for one heck of an evening.

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5:00 AM on 04.26.2013

Transformers: Legends now out on iOS and Google Play

DeNA's Transformers: Legends is now out for free on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store. Players can build a team of Autobots or Decepticons as they go through two storylines, or fight with other people in the versus...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

12:00 PM on 04.25.2013

Spicy Horse announces card game/RTS Hell Invaders

Spicy Horse, the folks behind Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, calls their new game, Hell Invaders, a hybrid of collectible card gaming and RTS. That sounds delightful. They made hell sound delightful. Hell Invaders isn't the final n...

Dale North

7:00 AM on 04.20.2013

Behold, the first Mario game voiced by Charles Martinet

[Update: And I've just been informed that Mario was voiced in Mario Teaches Typing, which predates even Hotel Mario. The original 1991 DOS version used a different actor, but a 1995 CD-ROM re-release replaced him with Martin...

Tony Ponce

3:30 PM on 04.15.2013

Impressions: Zynga's mobile card game War of the Fallen

Zynga has just released their latest social game endeavor War of the Fallen for iOS, with Android soon to follow. This new card battle game steps up to the plate with hopes of introducing casual game players to the world of c...

Caitlin Cooke



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Review: Tekken Card Tournament
by Chris Carter

For something that came out of nowhere, Tekken Card Tournament is actually a decent if simplistic little card game. As you're locked in card combat, fighter avatars will jostle about on screen just like the core games with a surprising amount of polish, and the game itself is incredibly easy to pick up.

But that's only half the experience. Littered with obscene microtransaction amounts up to $99.99, typical "beg your friends" Facebook bonuses and an energy system, Tekken Card Tournament's pitiful means of asking you for cash at every turn detract from an otherwise enjoyable affair.

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7:30 PM on 04.04.2013

Tekken Card Tournament out now on iOS, Android, browsers

When word about Tekken Card Tournament first got out, it seemed to me like it could easily have been a quick side project for Namco Bandai. I didn't expect it to get this kind of treatment -- just look at the embedded t...

Jordan Devore





6:30 PM on 03.29.2013

Telltale Games' Poker Night 2 screenshots leak out

Telltale Games has a teaser site running right now referring to a "key party," and showing an image of a dish which has seen the addition of various sets of keys over the last few days, with the promise that all will be revea...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:30 PM on 03.25.2013

Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers sneak peek

Wizards of the Coast has announced the return of its Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers game series this summer. In addition to the usual platforms (iOS, PC, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network), the game is also being relea...

Caitlin Cooke

11:00 PM on 03.24.2013

PAX: Hands-on with Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Being a huge Magic: The Gathering fan, I was super excited for Blizzard's Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft announcement on Friday. However, I was a bit wary on how they would approach the game. Collectible card games...

Caitlin Cooke

10:30 AM on 03.22.2013

PAX: Details on Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard has announced new details regarding its free-to-play collectible strategy card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. To start, there will be over 300 cards in the game. Players can unlock cards by purchasing or...

Caitlin Cooke