A three-year labor of love for a very small team at League of Legends developer Riot Games, Mechs Vs. Minions is a co-op programmatic board game pitting four freakishly adorable Yordle characters against a horde of trash mobs.
The new game from the creators of the outstanding God of Blades is a free card game?
This is the board game Der Bergbau, or The Working of Mines from The British Museum's collection:, irresistably described as "An amusing sociable game, to which a plan is subjoined":
The newly-revealed Assassin's Creed Monopoly set comes with six assassin figurines: Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad, Ezio Auditore da Firenze, Ratonhnhaké:ton, Aveline de Grandpré, Edward Kenway and Arno Dorian. The game should be available in October.
There's a new XCOM board game that comes packed with 16 soldiers, over 200 cards and tokens, and more:
Lords and Ladies is a card game where the goal is to build a powerful aristocratic family and while crushing rivals with gossip and betrayal.
David OReilley, who has been teasing his new video game Mountain (a "mountain simulator"), posted this custom made Mountain board game. See the contents below:
In 1992, the plan was to take advantage of Alien 3 and create a saturday morning cartoon and accompanying toy line under the banner Operation: Aliens. The plans fell apart, but not before merchandise was released, including an Aliens board game.
Bioshock Infinite-themed caged snowglobe by xSimonBelmontx. See the entire sculpture below, as well as the Fallout board game he created.
It's time to sign up support a team in the Seventh Annual Scrabble for Cheaters fundraiser to benefit 826NYC. As always the list of cheats you can buy to use in the tournament are fun:
Coming in July, The X-Files board game:
Watching a true chess Grandmaster at work is a thing of beauty — masters like Bobby Fisher, Garry Kasparov, Deep Blue. And now, Simba the Cat enters their hallowed ranks.
The vaguely Europe-y map features 42 territories to conquer. Oh look, "Command Room" features "achievements"! The game will be out this fall through most major retailers.
Jenga Donkey Kong Special Edition wasn't the only game to show up on my doorstep during my stint to Japan. I also received a box containing the Halo Interactive Strategy Game. The board game comes with an interactive DVD for "enhanced gameplay and battles", 15 sculpted character pieces and a 3D modular board. I…