The Hunt is on as HUNTER×HUNTER Joins Puzzle & Dragons

Characters from the beloved series join the battle in GungHo’s hit mobile game

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – May 16, 2022 – Channel your Nen and get ready for the ultimate test as HUNTER×HUNTER joins Puzzle & Dragons in a new collab running now through May 29th. The series follows Gon and his friends as they hone their skills to pass the demanding Hunter’s Examination. Players will be rewarded with exclusive prizes and free pulls from the collaboration Egg Machines.

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Asmodee Opens Access+ Studio to Create Accessible Board Games for Players From All Walks of Life

Starting with Spot It!, Cortex and Timeline, Access+ board games are accessible, rooted in research and create new opportunities to bring people together

PARIS — May 10, 2022 — Asmodee, a leading publisher of board games around the world, today announced Access+, a first-of-its-kind board game studio adapting Asmodee’s hit titles for players with cognitive disabilities. Created using clinical data from Asmodee Research (the research and development department of Asmodee), Access+ games open up the fun world of board gaming to all by making their top games more accessible and creating a welcoming style of play for patients, families and caregivers. To kick off the new studio, Access+ will create Spot It! Access+, Cortex Access+ and Timeline Access+; adapted from three of Asmodee’s greatest hits and will be available in France, Belgium and Canada in late 2022 and worldwide in 2023. 

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Ticket to Ride Crosses The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Edition

Race around iconic San Francisco landmarks, launching this June exclusively at Target

PARIS — May 5, 2022 — Ticket To Ride comes to the Golden Gate City with Ticket to Ride: San Francisco, the fourth entry in Ticket to Ride’s popular city editions. Ticket to Ride is accessible to first-time and veteran players alike. Race through iconic San Francisco landmarks in 15 minutes and collect souvenirs along the way to score points on a travel-friendly board perfect for hotel patios and dining room tables alike. United States players can find Ticket to Ride: San Francisco exclusively at Target in June for $24.99. In August, the game will be available for all worldwide retailers – including other retailers in the United States.

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Battle a Swarm of Demons to Protect the Innocent in TEPPEN’s “Genma Onslaught” Starting Today

A new war rages against the demonic horde

TOKYO, Japan – April 28, 2022 – A fight begins in Amatsu no Kuni as “Genma Onslaught” launches in TEPPEN today. Join the battle against a demon horde with characters from Onimusha and Monster Hunter Rise, who join beloved characters from Breath of Fire, Street Fighter, the Mega Man series, and more.

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Playable Worlds Raises Over $25M Series B With Strategic Investment from Kakao Games

Playable Worlds concept art.

BITKRAFT Ventures, Galaxy Interactive, Lilith Games and Gaingels join round to drive development of cloud-native tech and sandbox MMO game, led by Raph Koster and Eric Goldberg

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – April 20, 2022 – Playable Worlds announced today that it has secured over $25 million in Series B funding, led by Korean video game publisher Kakao Games Corp., a subsidiary of Kakao, and with participation from return investors BITKRAFT Ventures and Galaxy Interactive. New investors Lilith Games and Gaingels also joined the round, which follows a $10 million Series A in 2020. This strategic investment will be used to drive Playable Worlds’ talent recruitment and fund its cloud-native sandbox MMO game currently in development.

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A New Hero Rises as Ultraman Teams Up with Puzzle & Dragons

Legacy Ultras join the fight with new dungeons and prizes

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – April 11, 2022 – Get your protosuits ready to join the fight with the heroes of Ultraman in Puzzle & Dragons. Battle the aliens from now to April 24 in event-exclusive dungeons and recruit the franchise’s classic characters from the Ultraman Egg Machine. Fight alongside the iconic heroes—and some villains—while you prepare to see the biggest battle Ultraman has ever faced.

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Cosmonious High, the Out-Of-This-World VR Adventure from Owlchemy Labs, is Now Available On Meta Quest 2 and SteamVR

Jump into the vibrant and responsive alien high-school from the creators of Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator

AUSTIN, TEXAS – March 31, 2022 – Cosmonious High, the highly-anticipated VR alien adventure from Owlchemy Labs, is available now on Meta Quest 2 and SteamVR for a suggested retail price of $29.99. To celebrate Cosmonious High’s launch, Owlchemy will kick off a livestream at 1 p.m. Central on Twitch where members of the team will provide developer commentary while showcasing gameplay.

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Ninjala’s Season 9 Begins with the Manifestation of JUJUTSU KAISEN

Summon the aid of Jujutsu Sorcerers and conjure Cursed Spirits, now until April 13

TOKYO, Japan – March 10, 2021 – Become a Jujutsu Sorcerer-in-training like Yuji Itadori and friends as the JUJUTSU KAISEN collaboration begins today in Ninjala! GungHo Online Entertainment debuts exclusive outfits, Ninja-Gum, Emotes, Gum Utsusemi, and more inspired by the popular shonen anime, available now through April 13. The event marks the start of Season 9, which brings a Bug theme, a Ninja Gum Lab feature, a new Shinobi Card, and more. Ninjala is free to download on the Nintendo Switch.

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