FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME, Opus X: Ancient Champions expansion

SQUARE ENIX® released the latest expansion pack for the wildly popular FINAL FANTASY® TRADING CARD GAME (“FFTCG”) titled “Opus X: Ancient Champions.” With the release of Opus X, FFTCG has now shipped over 200 million cards worldwide. The set introduces the new keyword “Damage,” allowing for deeper tactical strategies by initiating unique effects once a player has taken a specified amount of damage.… Read the rest

Akron Art Museum – Open World Arcade, a family-friendly arcade event

Mario, Space Invaders and several other classic video game characters, alongside new characters from indie games, will soon find a one-day home in the lobby of the Akron Art Museum. Open World Arcade, a family-friendly arcade event, will showcase some of the classic video games that inspired the artists whose work is featured in the museum’s current exhibition, Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art.Read the rest

PAX Unplugged 2019 in Philadelphia, Schedule and Keynote Revealed

 PAX Unplugged 2019, the tabletop-only show in the international series of PAX events, rolls into the Pennsylvania Convention Center Dec. 6-8 with a jam-packed schedule featuring titans from the world of tabletop gaming, including keynote speaker Eric Lang, Director of Game Design at CMON.

The 2019 schedule features a star-studded lineup of notable celebrities and creators.… Read the rest

War Child UK & Children in Conflict, charity gaming event – Armistice 2019

War Child UK and Children in Conflict return with their annual charity gaming fundraiser, Armistice 2019, which encourages peaceful gameplay during the month of November to coincide with Armistice Day.

This year the charity has partnered with its friends at Failbetter Games, I Got Games, Digital Legends and Game Insight to create exclusive in-game content that will raise funds to support children affected by conflict.… Read the rest

JDRF Game2Give: Help fund a type 1 diabetes cure

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, is kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month with three video game fundraisers in partnership with Humble Bundle, Twitch, and X Rocker. Rockstar Games and Jackbox Games are among the companies contributing prizes. See below for details!

These fundraisers are the first of JDRF’s new Game2Give initiative spearheaded by Telltale Games co-founder Dan Connors, former PlayStation and EA exec Hans ten Cate, and JDRF’s Greater Bay Area chapter.… Read the rest

ExileCon: The Path of Exile Convention – Nov 16-17, 2019

Grinding Gear Games provided additional details about ExileCon, the first convention dedicated to their award-winning RPG, Path of Exile. ExileCon is taking place in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the beautiful Aotea Centre and will feature huge announcements and hands-on previews for large expansions to Path of Exile including the 3.9.0 expansion (December 2019) and the highly-anticipated 4.0.0 mega-expansion (late 2020 launch estimate). … Read the rest

G-STAR 2019, Full schedule revealed

The annual show, taking place each November and featuring activities for both gamers and game makers, is a fixture in the international calendar now. You can now check out the full schedule for the event. It includes the 2019 Korea Game Grand Prix, G-STAR Welcome Reception, Opening Ceremony, B2b Networking Party, G-CON Global Game Conference 2019, G-STAR Indie Showcase and Game Investment Market.… Read the rest

Lucca Comics & Games 2019, Patrick Stewart at the show On Nov. 1st

Sir Patrick Stewart and additional cast members from the upcoming Amazon Original Star Trek: Picard series will be among the main guests at the 53rd Edition of Lucca Comics & Games. On Friday November 1st, the popular British actor and his fellow castmates, including Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd and Evan Evagora, will take the stage and let Star Trek fans from around the world know that Picard is back, as well as share what to expect from these new and returning characters in the beloved Star Trek franchise.  … Read the rest

IndieCade 2019 Festival Winners

During the 13th annual IndieCade international festival of independent games, top honors were awarded to more than a dozen standout titles from this year’s North American event. Hosted by games actor and voiceover artist Sarah Elmaleh and indie games developer Asher Vollmer, the IndieCade awards ceremony took place on the evening of Friday, October 11th at the festival.
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