Third Editions Surpasses Kickstarter Fundraising Goal to Translate New Video Game Books

 

French publisher has secured $154,000 in its second Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to deliver comprehensive new works exploring fabled game series

TOULOUSE, France – April 9 2018 – French publishing house Third Editions has successfully concluded their second Kickstarter campaign to fund the English translation of four new books focused on gaming series beloved by players around the world. The campaign set out to raise €60,000 / £54,000 / $74,000 to fund the translation of books within the Final Fantasy, Dark Souls, and Zelda series, and successfully raised €125,944 (approximately $154,000 at time of closing) from 1,994 backers, surpassing a stretch goal to also translate a book on Taro Yoko’s works.

To view the completed campaign, visit the Kickstarter page here.

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Asmodee Digital Bringing Terraforming Mars to Steam, iOS, and Android

Invade Space on PC and Mobile with Updated Graphics and Beyond

PARIS — April 4, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, the industry leader in digital board game entertainment, announced today they are bringing Fryxgames’ award-winning strategy board game, Terraforming Mars, to Steam (PC), Google Play, and the Apple App Store. Developed by LUCKYHAMMERS, the digital edition of Terraforming Mars will launch into Early Access in May and full launch happening later in Q2 of this year.

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Gaming Furniture Maker RESPAWN Dubbed Official Furniture Partner of the High School Esports League

High School Video Games Association To Close Spring Season Sign Ups on April 2, Last Chance for Students and Schools to Apply

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. – March 29, 2018 – The High School Esports League (HSEL) announced today that RESPAWN Products, a North Carolina-based gaming furniture maker, is now the official gaming furniture provider for affiliated high schools participating in the HSEL’s programs and tournaments across the United States.

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Explore and Settle the Isle of Catan in Full Virtual Reality with Catan VR, Available Now

Beloved Tabletop Classic Lands on Oculus Rift and Gear VR, with Other Platforms to Follow

SAN FRANCISCO – Mar. 21, 2018 Catan GmbH, Catan Studio, Asmodee Digital and virtual reality game developer Experiment 7 today announced the release of Catan VR, a new virtual reality experience which invites you to play a game of Catan on the island of Catan itself. Developed in conjunction with original Catan creators, father and son Klaus and Benjamin Teuber, Catan VR elevates the title with vibrant in-game environments and cross-platform online play that bring the tabletop to life, no matter where you and your friends are. You can find Catan VR on the Oculus Store today for $14.99 and on Samsung Gear VR for $9.99. Catan VR will be available on Oculus GO soon.

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Ghostbusters World With Google Maps API Featured During Google Keynote at GDC 2018

New Gameplay Preview Video Footage Shows Google Maps API In Action

SEOUL, March 19, 2018 – The recently announced Ghostbusters World, developed in collaboration between Sony Pictures Entertainment Consumer Products, Ghost Corps and publisher FourThirtyThree Inc. (4:33), was featured today on stage during the Google Keynote at the Game Developers Conference 2018. The new gameplay video will also be on display at the Google booth on the expo floor March 21-23. Created with Maps API technology, Ghostbusters World features state-of-the-art augmented reality in the map-based game where players can suit up to patrol their neighborhoods and bust their favorite Ghostbusters ghosts!

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Asmodee Digital to Publish Nomad Games’ Fighting Fantasy Legends

 

PARIS — Mar. 14, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, the industry leader in digital board game entertainment, announced today that they have added Nomad Games’ Fighting Fantasy Legends to their ever-growing catalogue. Taking place in the Fighting Fantasy world of Titan — a monster-filled mythical world created by legendary authors Steve Jackson and Ian LivingstoneFighting Fantasy Legends is a card-based RPG that blends digital card game mechanics with interactive fiction. Players can find Fighting Fantasy Legends on Steam ($9.99/€9.99/£6.99), the App Store ($4.99/€5.49/£4.99), and Google Play ($5.49/€ 5.49/£4.99).

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EKO AND METRO GOLDWYN MAYER RELEASE NEW INTERACTIVE SERIES #WARGAMES

#WarGames, the series that watches you, now available on mobile, HelloEko.com, Vudu.com and Steam, with Xbox One coming soon

NEW YORK – March 14, 2018 – Eko today announced that “#WarGames,” the interactive series that reimagines Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s (MGM) three-time Academy Award-nominated 1983 feature film, is now available. The six-episode season is a new form of TV that is available now for free at HelloEko.com, the Eko iOS app and Vudu.com. It is also available ad-free on Steam for $2.99 and is coming soon to Xbox One. Continue reading EKO AND METRO GOLDWYN MAYER RELEASE NEW INTERACTIVE SERIES #WARGAMES

Blast Closes $5M Seed to Turn Games into Micro-Savings Tools

From the Co-Founder of Acorns, Blast is Coming Soon and Works with Most Games, From League of Legends to Candy Crush

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – March 12, 2018 – Blast, a gamification company that unlocks ways to help the world’s 2.6 billion gamers save and earn money while playing the games they love, announced the raise of a $5 million seed round. The company, created by Walter Cruttenden, Chairman and Co-founder of Acorns, helps gamers accumulate monies in the Blast gamer’s wallet, based on “trigger savings,” which are then multiplied in three ways: interest paid on balances, dividends from “missions,” and weekly leaderboard payouts. Blast is currently in closed beta and will launch soon.

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