Theorycraft Games Expands Its Supergroup of Developers with Leads from Smash Hits Legends of Runeterra and Arcane

Legends of Runeterra game director Andrew Yip and Arcane art supervisor Kévin Le Moigne join Theorycraft Games’ dream team to make the next great 10,000-hour game

LOS ANGELES, USA – May 6, 2022 Theorycraft Games today announced the hiring of Andrew Yip as lead systems designer and Kévin Le Moigne as concept artist for the studio’s unannounced game, codenamed Loki. Yip and Le Moigne expand Theorycraft Games’ epic roster of industry talent, which includes key figures behind the secret sauce of multiplayer hits like League of Legends, VALORANT, Overwatch, Destiny, and Halo. Theorycraft Games’ superteam is combining its creative forces to make Loki a 10,000-hour game that puts players first. After only a year of development, the studio is already deep into playtesting the game to build an experience catered to the community’s needs.

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Asmodee and the Fondation Université Paris Cité put board games at the heart of their reflection on creativity

PARIS — April 13, 2022 — A few days ahead of World Creativity Day, Asmodee and the Université Paris Cité Foundation have announced the launch of the HOMO CREATIVUS Chair, the first of its kind in France. The Chair is headed by Professor Todd Lubart of the Université Paris Cité’s Laboratory of Applied Psychology and Ergonomics (LaPEA). This pioneering Research Chair is set to study creativity in society from five key angles, including one devoted to creativity through games, in both children and adults, for which Asmodee, key actor of entertainment as well as worldwide leader of board game edition and distribution, becomes the first sponsor.

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Asmodee Launches Unbox Now, A Label to Help Friends and Families Pick the Perfect Board Game

The Unbox Now label presents a selection of the best modern board games to discover this increasingly popular hobby with ease.

PARIS — April 12, 2022 — Asmodee, a leading publisher of board games around the world, announced the launch of Unbox Now in the United States, a selection of its best-selling and most accessible board games, to help friends and family to find the right board game to play together. Unbox Now gathers together 11 of the top Asmodee games. Games under the Unbox Now label have collectively won over 140 awards internationally, making them some of the most celebrated brands across the board game sector. Unbox Now will roll out globally across both physical and digital retailers with new branding, websites, dedicated social media channels, in-store displays and more. All of the above combine to make Unbox Now Games a key attraction for both retailers and consumers – creating massive cross sell opportunities and unifying Asmodee’s top selling products under one easily identifiable brand. 

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OtherSide Entertainment Appoints Video Game Industry Veteran Jeff Goodsill as General Manager

Producer and executive to grow studio, oversee production of next Warren Spector game

Concord, Mass. – March 2, 2022 – OtherSide Entertainment, the video game studio founded by industry visionaries Paul Neurath and Warren Spector focused on player-powered immersive sims, appointed veteran game executive Jeff Goodsill as General Manager. In this role, Goodsill will lead the growth of the independent studio and oversee production of upcoming next-gen console and PC titles, including Warren Spector’s next title. 

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‘Star Wars™: Jabba’s™ Palace – A Love Letter Game’ Now Available from Z-Man Games

Travel to Tatooine with the Star Wars-themed spin on Love Letter, the award-winning card game from Z-Man Games

PARIS — Feb. 11, 2022 — Today, Asmodee and Z-Man Games launched Star Wars: Jabba’s Palace – A Love Letter Game. This new adventure pairs Love Letter’s signature social deduction gameplay with the iconic stories of the Star Wars galaxy for a game of rebellious bravery and clever deceit. Players use the talents of classic Star Wars characters to outwit and outlast their opponents in this quick, accessible card game for the whole family. Star Wars: Jabba’s Palace – A Love Letter Game is available for purchase from the Asmodee store and select retailers for an MSRP of £16.99 GBP.

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Mech Shooter GALAHAD 3093 Launches Next Extended Open Beta

Conquer a mountainous new map, personalize your Lance, and more

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — February 11, 2022 — Simutronics today launched the next extended open beta for its upcoming mech hero shooter GALAHAD 3093. Live today at 6 p.m. Eastern Time through Monday, February 21 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time, players can once again launch into fast-paced mech warfare on a new map and with enhanced Lance customization tools. Players can join the beta for free on PC by clicking “Request Access” on the game’s Steam page

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Ticket to Ride, Asmodee’s Hit Board Game, Raises Over $184,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

More than 40,000 copies of Ticket to Ride Play Pink train sets and 67,000 Asmodee Digital’s Play Pink bundles sold will support lifesaving research 

Paris, France – Dec 14, 2021 – Asmodee, the industry-leading board game publisher, and Days of Wonder, the studio behind best-selling board game Ticket to Ride®, announced today that their Play Pink initiative has raised over $184,000 USD for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Funds raised correspond to 100% of the profits of a limited edition Ticket to Ride: Play Pink train set created by Days of Wonder as well as a contribution chosen by players on Play Pink Humble Bundle from Asmodee Digital to support critical research to end breast cancer.

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Medal.tv Launches Medal 3.0, Becomes the Largest Game Clipping Social Network in the World

Introducing ‘Sessions’ – a way to clip with friends in real time – and the most powerful game clips editor on PC and mobile 

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – December 14, 2021 – Medal.tv, the largest game clipping and sharing platform, is today transforming it’s clip-sharing app into a community platform for gamers. The new and improved platform, dubbed Medal 3.0, will serve as a central hub with everything gamers need to capture and share their favorite gaming moments, but also experience them together in more meaningful ways. 

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