In 2006, the World Series of Poker set a card game record by having 8773 players taking part, all in the one place. That record is under threat next month when Magic’s Grand Prix Las Vegas goes down.
Crazy computerized effects? Back in Back To The Future's day, they didn't have those. Only pluck and spirit (and time travel). That means that with a few lights and some clever camera work, you can make a toy car look like its blasting through the barriers of space-time at 88 mph.
Magic: The Gathering has, over the years, lured some of the best fantasy artists on the planet to draw some of the coolest fantasy characters on the planet. So this line of action figures based on some of the best are a no-brainer.
Did you know Gearbox Software founder, president and CEO Randy Pitchford started out as a professional magician in Hollywood? He unleashed his magical powers at the Gearbox panel at PAX East earlier today, and the world trembled beneath his might.
Wizards, mages, sorcerers, mystics — call them what you will, when the weapons are brandished and blows start getting traded in orderly fashion, they're only going to slow you down, as evidenced by this documentary footage captured by the folks at Cinevore Studios.
What's remarkable about these Game of Thrones characters re-imagined at JermTube as Magic: The Gathering cards isn't so much how convincing they look, it's how much thought was put into making them read like functional Magic cards.
The cloud — that's a powerful term these days. If you release a product that doesn't do something with the cloud, then you probably shouldn't even bother putting it out. Snack foods, floor cleaners, maid services and even consumer electronics like the newly-announced Xbox One use the cloud to do great and magical…
Trading card games are big in Japan—from Yu-Gi-Oh! to Pokémon to Magic: The Gathering. And given the popularity of video games also, it's really not surprising that videogame makers figured out how to combine the two. Today, outside of fighting games and medal games, these card/video games are the most popular thing…
In today's magically delicious episode of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Chris P. Bacon claims that while not one video game has portrayed magic perfectly, several have come close. He should know. He is a wizard.
Okay, yes, fine. This post is at least partly an excuse for me to finally tag something "Downton Abbey" here at Kotaku. But in this case, the tag is warranted—over at Kill Screen, writer Sarah Elmaleh (who some of you may remember as the voice of Aeris in that column I wrote about silent protagonists) and illustrator…
We now have the culmination of last week's tease-of-a-teaser. Here is the Gamescom 2011 trailer for Might and Magic Heroes VI, establishing the game's appropriately epic struggle. We've got brother against sister, glowing undead and giant insectoid witches, even the Wilhelm scream.
I will play any game that pits the forces of magic against (relatively) modern military forces. Battlefield Heroes gets wizards today. I approve.
The release of Magic's newest set, New Phyrexia, is just one month away. With the Gigeresque Phyrexians winning their war against the Mirrans, the set is sure to be dark and dripping with Phyrexian infection.
Shown exclusively during the Sony E3 2010 press conference, SCEA's Sorcery made enough of an impression on us to score a Best of E3 nomination for Best New Game. How'd that happen?
Randy Pitchford, head of Gearbox Software, makes games and performs magic. On the red carpet for the awards out here at DICE, I asked Pitchford to show me a trick. He happened to have a deck of cards. Of course!
Imagine Babies? Imagine Doctor? Try Imagine Town, the virtual world based on the successful game series, spearheading Ubisoft's online gaming lineup for fiscal year 2010-11, with Might & Magic Heroes Kingdoms, Trackmania 2, and two unannounced titles in the works.
Wizards of the Coast are bringing Xbox Live card-battler Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers to the PlayStation Network and PC, with two new Xbox 360 expansions in the works.
The elves are bringing two new playable character classes to Runes of Magic, along with the usual pointy-ears and naked mailbox dancing.