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For Three Awards
May 20, 2019

Nominations for the prestigious German game design award Spiel des Jahres have been announced along with the nominees for the Kennerspiel des Jahres and Kinderspiel des Jahres awards.

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It's an Arachnoclysm!
May 20, 2019
Restoration Games will release the Spider Springs expansion for its press-your-luck adventure game Fireball Island this fall.
'The Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms'
May 20, 2019
Modiphius Entertainment has licensed Bethesda Game Studios' video game franchise The Elder Scrolls, and will be releasing a tabletop miniature game.
Annual Movies, Publishing Planned
May 20, 2019
Producer Steven Paul's SP Media Group has acquired majority ownership of the Atlas Comics library and has signed a deal with Paramount Pictures for movies.
Under License from R. Talsorian
May 20, 2019
Monster Fight Club will produce tabletop miniatures for The Witcher and Cyberpunk, roleplaying games published by R. Talsorian Games.
Coming from DC in August
May 20, 2019
DC Comics' "Year of the Villain" brings battle-damaged logo covers in August.
Agreement with Penguin Random House Publisher Services Covers All Sales Channels Worldwide
May 20, 2019
Square Enix will introduce a new line of English-language manga distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services.
Second Edition Features New Core Books, Supplements
May 20, 2019
Cubicle 7 will send players back to Middle-earth with a second edition of its licensed Lord of the Rings roleplaying game, The One Ring.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 20, 2019
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the new tariffs on game imports from China.
Week of May 21, 2019
May 19, 2019
This week’s home entertainment releases include the final film in the underappreciated How To Train Your Dragon trilogy, a surprisingly successful comedy/drama starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart, a romcom that attempts to satirize the conventions of the genre, and the first half of the second season of Chris Savino’s popular Nickelodeon series Loud House.
'Endgame' Now Over $770 Million in North America
May 19, 2019
The "threequel," John Wick 3—Parabellum , opened an unprecedented 87% higher than its predecessor, signaling the full "arrival" of a potent new action film franchise with a box office clout big enough to put it in the conversation with its established genre rivals (Mission Impossible, Bond, Taken, Bourne).
From DC / Vertigo
May 17, 2019
DC Comics will release new collections of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: The Dream Hunters for the 30th Anniversary, featuring new covers by Dave McKean.
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