What D&D Is Bringing To The CRPG Party

We're in the middle of an incredibly welcome computer role-playing game resurgence, so it's only fair the key inspiration for the genre chime in. Check out the first single-player campaign gameplay from Sword Coast Legends. » 3/22/15 11:21am 3/22/15 11:21am

The Triumphant Return Of Dungeons & Dragons' Most Famous Hamster

Whenever I think of BioWare's Baldur's Gate series, one line of dialogue springs immediately to mind: "Go for the eyes, Boo!" We might soon hear those words again, as Minsc and Boo will play a big role in Neverwinter's Elemental Evil expansion when it launches for PC March 17. » 2/18/15 12:15pm 2/18/15 12:15pm

Now They're Enhancing Icewind Dale

Now that Trent Oster and his team at Beamdog have finished enhancing Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II, they're moving north up the Sword Coast for an enhanced edition of Icewind Dale, coming later this year to iOS, Android and PC. » 8/30/14 7:05pm 8/30/14 7:05pm

Everything You Need to Know about the 5th Edition D&D Player's Handbook

At last, a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook has been released. This version of the world's first RPG wants to satisfy old-school gamers and draw in newcomers at the same time. With its classic feel, combined with buffed and polished rules, it just might succeed. » 8/21/14 1:16pm 8/21/14 1:16pm

The New Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook Is Here

Twenty years ago I would have taken a week off for the release of a new set of Dungeons & Dragons rule books. Perhaps that's one of the reasons Wizards of the Coast is releasing the three core 5th Edition rule books over the course of three months, starting with today's Player's Handbook. » 8/19/14 9:40am 8/19/14 9:40am

Magic: The Gathering Jumps Off Cards, Lands On Your Desk/Shelf

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. » 5/26/14 10:00pm 5/26/14 10:00pm

Company Sued For Making 'Magic Clone' Says They're Being Bullied

Less than a week after Wizards of the Coast announced that it was suing Hex Entertainment and Cryptozoic Entertainment for cloning the company's popular card game Magic: The Gathering, the two companies have come back with a statement in defense of their game Hex: Shards of Fate. » 5/20/14 9:40am 5/20/14 9:40am

Does This Look Like A Magic: The Gathering Clone To You?

Disputes over intellectual property walk a fine line between meting out justice and delving headfirst into a ridiculous bramble of legalese. » 5/15/14 6:30pm 5/15/14 6:30pm

Wizards Of The Coast Is Suing Someone For Cloning Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering publisher Wizards of the Coast has filed a lawsuit against Cryptozoic Entertainment and Hex Entertainment alleging that the companies' online card game Hex: Shards of Fate is a Magic clone. » 5/14/14 6:06pm 5/14/14 6:06pm

Magic: The Gathering—Tactics will be taken offline on March 28, says Sony Online Entertainment. Card packs for the game, which launched in 2011, will no longer be available after Nov. 18. There's more about the shutdown in this FAQ. » 10/20/13 12:00pm 10/20/13 12:00pm

D&D's First Official iPad Game Is Lords Of Waterdeep

Wizards of the Coast has really been on top of Dungeons & Dragons' digital initiative lately. We've seen the launch of the MMO Neverwinter, the first official mobile game in DeNA's Arena of War, and now they're teaming up with card and board game masters Playdek to bring the award-winning Lords of Waterdeep to iPad. » 8/15/13 6:30pm 8/15/13 6:30pm

I Love Playing Magic: The Gathering. Just Not With Other People.

I love Magic: The Gathering. I've loved the card game since it first showed up back in the early 90s. The depth of strategy present in these bits of colored card stock is astounding, and the work Wizards of the Coast has put into building an empire based on them inspiring. I love Magic: The Gathering. I hate the… » 7/03/13 3:00am 7/03/13 3:00am

Here's The First-Ever Official Mobile Dungeons & Dragons Game

Has there really never been an official Dungeons & Dragons mobile game? No? Well then I am sure it pleases Dungeons & Dragons: Arena of War to be the first. It's coming soon to Android and iOS, and I'm not telling you where from because it'll only make some of you angry. » 5/23/13 5:00pm 5/23/13 5:00pm

The Triumphant, Mildly Expensive Return Of 2nd Edition AD&D

I could not quote scripture in my late teens, but I could tell you how many gold pieces a 25 foot length of rope cost. The 2nd Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons sourcebooks were the religious texts of my teenage years, and today they've returned in truly epic form. » 5/21/13 8:30pm 5/21/13 8:30pm

Magic: The Gathering Casts a Spell on Android This Summer

Wizards of the Coast has turned Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers into geek Madden, each year releasing a fresh set of cards, formulating new challenges, and unleashing them upon a card-collecting public that never stops wanting more. This year's entry reaches a little further than 2013's iOS, PC,… » 3/21/13 5:30pm 3/21/13 5:30pm

A Gateway Drug To Bring You Back to Magic: The Gathering

I, like many a reformed* geek, have many fond memories of playing Magic: The Gathering » 6/27/12 11:30am 6/27/12 11:30am in my youth. My time with the game took place entirely during middle school, when after school each day we would ride public transportation (this was a big deal!) and go sit with the high school kids in our town's public library.…

Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Will Be Magic on the iPad

Wizards of the Coast finally realized how amazing the Magic: The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers series would be on the iPad, with Apple's tablet joining PC, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live when the game's 2013 installment launches this summer. » 4/06/12 8:45am 4/06/12 8:45am

The Next Edition of Dungeons & Dragons Will Be Written By the Players

In the nearly 40 years since the release of the original edition of the Dungeons & Dragons pen-and-paper role-playing game, various publishers have released many different versions of the game, pleasing new players and alienating old ones on a fairly regular basis. Now Wizards of the Coast is working on the next… » 1/09/12 4:30pm 1/09/12 4:30pm

Dungeons & Dragons' Heroes of Neverwinter Venture Forth on Facebook

The city-state of Neverwinter has never been quite as social as it is in Atari's new turn-based tactical Facebook role-playing game, Heroes of Neverwinter. » 9/29/11 2:40pm 9/29/11 2:40pm

Magic: The Gathering Taps Into PlayStation Home

What happens when the world's most addictive collectible card game meets the world's least addictive virtual world? Find out tomorrow, when Magic: The Gathering enters PlayStation Home. » 2/09/11 5:20pm 2/09/11 5:20pm