Posted by Nicole Bunge on February 16, 2017 @ 1:12 pm CT
Codenames Disney Family Edition will include characters and locations from iconic Disney and Disney•Pixar films. Codenames Marvel Edition will be a more traditional party game, geared toward Marvel fans, and will include characters and locations from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s Avengers, Doctor Strange, and Spider-Man. Both games are for players ages 8 and up. MSRP is $24.95. Release is planned for Fall 2017. The games will be sold exclusively to the North American market.
Codenames, designed by Vlaada Chvatil, was released in 2015, and won both the Spiel des Jahres (see “'Spiel des Jahres' 2016 Winner Announced”) and Origins Award for Game of Year in 2016 (see “2016 Origins Award Winners”). It was chosen for the most recent season of the popular Tabletop internet series (see “'TableTop' Season 4 Games Announced”). Two stand-alone series games have already been released (see “'Adrenaline,' 'Codenames: Pictures,' 'Alchemists' Expansion” and “New 'Codenames' Game a Target Exclusive”).
Week of June 27, 2017
June 26, 2017
This week’s home entertainment offerings include the first blockbuster film to feature LGBT and autistic superheroes, the big screen adaptation of the CHiPs TV series, a twenty-years-on look at the characters from Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting , a horror film written by Guardians of the Galaxy helmer James Gunn, the third season of Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s underrated medical/horror series The Strain , and a major slate of anime release.
'Wonder Woman' Continues to Impress
June 25, 2017
The growing difference between the performance of would-be blockbuster films in North America and in the rest of the world was in full view this weekend as Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight managed the oxymoronic task of “bombing” while topping the North American box office.