hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Board Games

Tabletop Simulator photo
Tabletop Simulator

Get your table-flipping on with Tabletop Simulator on Steam Early Access


When a table comes along, you must flip it
Apr 18
We've all been so mad we could flip a table, and for the longest time we've had to use outdated AOL RP-speak and emoticons to convey said anger electronically. Well, those days are over with the advent of Tabletop Simulator,... read
Monopoly photo
Monopoly

Zelda and Pokemon Monopoly will make you scream 'shut up and take my Rupees!'


Coming this summer
Apr 09
Monopoly, a/k/a The Game That Never Ends And Destroys Families And Friendships, is adding some flair from Nintendo in the coming months. The Legend of Zelda and Pokemon will get their own iterations of the game on A... read
Pure Chess photo
Pure Chess

That chess game with DLC is coming to the PS4


$14.99 for the complete edition
Apr 07
Pure Chess has already hit the Wii U and 3DS, but it's coming to the PS4 soon. VooFoo Studios released the game way back in 2012 on the PS3 and Vita, but has decided to start porting it to current systems, hence the new release date. It'll ring in at $7.99 for the basic version, or $14.99 for all the DLC. Yes, there's DLC in a chess game. read
Pure Chess photo
Pure Chess

This Wii U and 3DS chess game will have day one DLC


Haha, what?
Mar 20
I don't know why, but the prospect of "day one DLC" for a chess game on the Wii U and 3DS had me laughing for quite a bit. Developer VooFoo is all set to launch Pure Chess this week, and you'll have to fork over some cas... read
 photo

Connect 4: Super Mario edition is a thing that is happening


NINTENDO IS SAVED
Mar 04
Nintendo is developing an exciting new analog gaming product called Connect 4: Super Mario. It's just like Connect 4, except now the coins you insert into the slots have Mario and Luigi faces on them. How thrilling! It's comi... read
Mega Man Board Game photo
Mega Man Board Game

Pre-orders open for the Mega Man Board Game


Estimated delivery of October 2014
Feb 19
The Mega Man Board Game Kickstarter opened with a reasonable $70,000 goal, but it went on to reach a lofty $415,041 at closing. A ton of add-ons have been announced and are being worked into the updated version of the game, a... read
The Witcher photo
The Witcher

Take on monsters in the Witcher Adventure Game


It's actually a board game, not a point-'n'-click title
Jan 08
Whilst fantasy RPG fans like myself bide their time until the arrival of The Witcher 3 later this year, we might have another game set in the world of Geralt of Rivia. The Witcher Adventure Game isn't actually a point-'n'-cl... read
Mega Man Board Game photo
Mega Man Board Game

20 minute video shows how Mega Man: The Board Game works


It's not all that complicated if you're a table top fan
Jan 08
The folks over at Jasco have put together a rather lengthy video of a playthrough of Mega Man: The Board Game. It'll take you through setup, a typical turn, how the pieces look while in play, and pretty much everything in-be... read
Collusion Kickstarter photo
Collusion Kickstarter

Hybrid board/videogame Collusion full of lies and deceit


Like chocolate and peanut butter with backstabbing
Jan 06
As a fan of board games and videogames, my ears perk up when I hear about developers attempting to combine the two in interesting ways. Especially exciting are games focusing on subterfuge, deception, backstabbing, and lies.... read
Mega Man board game photo
Mega Man board game

Mega Man The Board Game is going international


The Kickstarter is still pretty healthy
Dec 30
The Mega Man Board Game is a thing that's happening, and starting today, international pledges will be honored. The gates have opened for Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the Middle East, which is a major upgrade from the ... read
Mega Man Board Game photo
How does one approach Capcom with an idea like this?
It's safe to say that the Mega Man Board game Kickstarter is a massive success. In just under 24 hours it cleared $150,000, which far exceeds its $70,000 goal. But in an odd turn of events, Capcom is not funding the game -- t... read feature

Mega Man board game photo
Mega Man board game

Mega Man: The Board Game kicks off its Kickstarter


The final concept revealed in video
Dec 12
In case you hadn't heard, board game manufacturer Jasco is producing a Mega Man tabletop game with the approval of Capcom, and now, they have a live Kickstarter. It's meant for two to five players (barring future expans... read
Mega Man Board Game photo
Mega Man Board Game

Mega Man Board Game shows off Guts Man and Fire Man


The project has also submitted to Kickstarter
Dec 10
That Mega Man board game project is still chugging along, and it has new figures for Guts Man and Fire Man to show off. So far all of the figures look pretty detailed, so I can't wait to get my hands on the finished prod... read
 photo

Space Hulk digital version now available on iPad


Get your motion detectors ready
Dec 05
Space Hulk, the Games Workshop board game of paranoid derelict exploration, has found a new home on iPad today. Featuring cross-platform play with the PC and Mac versions, you can now skulk around killing your friends pretty ... read
DICE+ impressions photo
DICE+ impressions

Impressions: DICE+


High tech hexahedron
Nov 26
Earlier this year, we got our first look at DICE+, which promises to combine the physicality and social aspect of board gaming with the wider appeal of tablet-based videogames. With tons of features listed, it appeared to be a pretty slick piece of technology, but limited by its short list of compatible software. For now, that is still a pretty accurate assessment. read
Backgammon photo
Backgammon

Backgammon Blitz headed to PS4 this winter


As well as PS3 and PS Vita
Nov 07
When a new console comes out and there's nothing left to play, we sometimes resort to buying games we'd otherwise never get. Thinking back to some of the utter garbage I bought on Xbox Live Arcade in the Xbox 360's first year... read
Mega Man board game photo
Mega Man board game

Mega Man board game shows off Proto Man mini


Kickstarter is launching this week
Oct 29
Jasco's Mega Man board game is shaping up quite nicely, with a new miniature shown off in the form of Proto Man. A Kickstarter is also planned this week to help fund more extras like this, but rest assured the board game is c... read
Kickstarter photo
Kickstarter

These castAR glasses do virtual and augmented reality


Former Valve engineer's project turns to Kickstarter
Oct 14
The augmented-reality project hardware engineer Jeri Ellsworth was working on while at Valve didn't stop once she was let go from the company. castAR, glasses that put "holographic-like" projections on a special surface, has... read
 photo

Risk: Plants vs. Zombies board game looks super cool


Has double-sided game board
Sep 30
PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies gets mixed with living room classic Risk for a cool hybrid board game. Imagine the tabletop battle we all know, but now with characters from PvZ. The double-sided game board lets you play three way... read
SeaFall photo
SeaFall

Risk Legacy designer announces new game SeaFall


Start a legacy up in this ship
Sep 23
Risk Legacy was probably the most innovative board game of 2011. It took the classic Risk gameplay that we all know and hate, and turned it on its head by adding a multi-game campaign, built in mini-expansions with prerequisi... read
The Witcher photo
The Witcher

A Witcher board game is in the works for 2014


An iPad version will be launched as well
Aug 26
It feels like a long-overdue idea but the world of The Witcher will become a board game, set to be released in 2014. Polygon spoke to CD Projeckt's Red Marek Ziemak, who confirmed that an iPad version would be released alongs... read
 photo

Impressions: Boss Monster


Retro Card-Gaming Fun
Aug 26
Boss Monster is a card game you likely haven’t heard of. Successfully Kickstarted back in November of last year after exceeding its requesting funding amount by almost 18 times the original goal, it’s been availab... read
Mega Man board game photo
Mega Man board game

Details on Mega Man The Board Game sound wild


This ain't no Candy Land
Aug 17
While Jasco Games' Mega Man CCG is more or less ready to ship out the door, Mega Man The Board Game is still a work in progress. However, Jasco did go into some detail at Gen Con about how the game will progress and how it ca... read
Dragon Commander review photo
Dragon dragon, rock the dragon
Dragons and jetpacks, Civilization and StarCraft. Mix'em all together and what do you get? Divinity: Dragon Commander. Okay, it's a bit more complicated than that, but those are certainly the core elements at play when discus... read feature

Space Hulk photo
Space Hulk

You can now pre-purchase Space Hulk on Steam


Purge the hulks of the foul xenos in the name of the Emperor
Jul 27
If you've been hankering to purge Tyranids then you'll be glad to hear the new version of Space Hulk is now available for pre-purchase on Steam. It's been 20 years since the original PC version and with XCOM: Enemy Unknown&nb... read
Mega Man Board Game photo
Mega Man Board Game

Mega Man Board Game Facebook page opens


It looks like it may incorporate the Archie comics
Jul 26
Remember that amazing Mega Man Board Game that was revealed a short while back? Now it has an official Facebook page, promising updates and info very soon. While we don't know a whole lot right now, due to the first Facebook ... read
Golem Arcana photo
Golem Arcana

Shadowrun dev builds board/videogame hybrid Golem Arcana


Expect a Kickstarter campaign next month
Jul 24
Jordan Weisman has a pretty impressive résumé, not only for the quality of games he has been behind, but for the fact that they have been in both the board game and videogame arenas. With titles such as Shadowr... read
Chainsaw Warrior photo
Chainsaw Warrior

Vintage solo board game Chainsaw Warrior going digital


'The Dark Souls or Super Meat Boy of its day'
Jul 23
Joining the ever-growing list of board games turned videogame is Games Workshop's 1987 solo adventure Chainsaw Warrior. In the solo affair, one man is tasked with saving New York from an evil presence known as the Darkness. A... read
Mega Man board game photo
Mega Man board game

An official Mega Man board game is a thing


Jasco Games is heading up an offiically licensed tabletop entry
Jul 03
Look up! It's not a bird, it's not a plane -- no, it's not the incredibly obscure Rock Board videogame -- it's an actual physical Mega Man board game, coming soon! There aren't any details yet, but we do know that it is comin... read
7 Grand Steps review photo
The Generation Game
Board game, wheel of fortune, a vast narrative spanning thousands of years -- 7 Grand Steps is a strange beast. Through simple slot machine mechanics, choose-your-own-adventure scenarios, and eventually actual strategy, one b... read feature







Back to Top