Weekday Games, Booths, and Costumes
August 19, 2022

We share here photos from Thursday and Friday, the weekday portion of Gen Con 2022, including games, booths, costumes, and other views of interest.

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From Saul Zaentz Company
August 18, 2022
Embracer Group has acquired Middle-earth Enterprises, which owns the intellectual property rights related to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novels, from The Saul Zaentz Company.
Commits $25 Million to Philanthropy Over Next Five Years
August 17, 2022
The Pokemon Company International has committed $25 million over the next five years to organizations focused on improving the lives of children and supporting social equity.
Artist for 'Nancy Drew' GNs, Animator, Figure Designer
August 16, 2022
Murase was the artist for Papercutz’s Nancy Drew graphic novels, and she was also an animator and figure designer.
Among Finalists for TOTY Game of the Year, Action Figure Finalists Also Announced
August 16, 2022
The Toy Foundation has announced the finalists for its Toy of the Year Awards, including the Game and Action Figure categories.
Geek Showbiz Roundup
August 15, 2022
Despite the dog days of summer, showbiz news is not slowing down, and we round it up here.
Column by Steve Bennett
August 10, 2022
This week, columnist Steve Bennett addresses a potpourri of leftovers from last week, including discussion of Roachmill and his review of Lightyear.
Column by Rob Salkowitz, Photos by Eunice Verstegen
August 10, 2022
Columnist Rob Salkowitz attended this year's Crunchyroll Expo and provides his observations on the show.
At Largest Tabletop Game Show Since Advent of Pandemic
August 9, 2022
Over 50,000 unique attendees were hosted by Gen Con at last weekend’s show, the largest such event since the advent of the Covid pandemic.
Right Stuf Joins Streamer
August 9, 2022
Crunchyroll has acquired longtime anime, manga, and merch ecomm retailer Right Stuf, the companies announced.
Saturday and Sunday
August 5, 2022
Here's a look at what was happening on Saturday and Sunday.