Black Desert Simultaneously Launches Drakania Awakening for PC and Console

New adventurers can earn a free game pass and experience the Drakania class

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – JULY 27, 2022 – Today, Pearl Abyss launched the Drakania Awakening update in Black Desert Online and Black Desert Console. Today’s launch marks a major milestone for the game and company in simultaneously updating both the PC and Console versions together. 

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Roll20 and OneBookShelf Joining Forces, Gain +5 to Intelligence

Digital tabletop juggernauts combine powers to create an industry-leading platform for digital play, promising a seamless future of cross-platform PDF support and synchronized content libraries on the largest virtual tabletop.

Las Vegas, NV (July 13, 2022) Today, Roll20 and OneBookShelf announced their plans to join forces, bringing together two of the world’s leading digital tabletop roleplaying (TTRPG) content platforms. Roll20 is already the world’s most popular virtual tabletop platform for roleplaying games, providing a digital space for over 10 million users to play TTRPGs daily. OneBookShelf manages eleven ecommerce marketplaces, most notably DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild, and is the premier online vendor for the TTRPG industry. The deal empowers players to manage content across platforms for nearly any tabletop game, connect more easily with other players, and step into games immediately, all in one place. 

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Drakania Class Arrives to Black Desert Mobile

More Content Updates Announced at Black Desert Mobile’s Heidel Ball include Field of Valor: Hadum, the PvE battleground

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – JULY 6, 2022 – Over the weekend, Pearl Abyss announced that the new player class Drakania had arrived to Black Desert Mobile on July 5. During Heidel Ball 2022, the game’s annual community event, the developer revealed a roadmap detailing upcoming additions to the game.

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Ticket to Ride: San Francisco Available Sunday at Target Nationwide

Travel to the Golden Gate City from anywhere with this portable adventure from Days of Wonder

PARIS — June 17, 2022 — Today, Asmodee and Days of Wonder announced Ticket to Ride: San Francisco will be available Sunday, June 19 at U.S. Target stores nationwide. This city-edition title makes Ticket to Ride more accessible and portable than ever before. The easy-to-learn game packs an entire adventure through San Francisco into a session that requires only 15 minutes, and the compact game box makes it the perfect travel companion! Ticket to Ride: San Francisco is available for purchase in the U.S. at Target for an MSRP of $24.99. The game will be available worldwide and at other U.S. retailers in August.

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CATAN Studio Announces CATAN – Dawn of Humankind Release Date and Seafarers + Cities & Knights Expansion for CATAN – 3D Edition

Prehistoric fun, a beautiful expansion, and the World Championship are on their way from CATAN

Roseville, MN – May 24, 2022 – Today, CATAN Studio and Asmodee announced their upcoming plans for the world of CATAN, including the much-anticipated Seafarers + Cities & Knights expansion for CATAN – 3D Edition, an October 1, 2022 release date for CATAN – Dawn of Humankind and dates for the 2022 CATAN World Championship.

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Mech Shooter GALAHAD 3093 Adds Team Deathmatch in Open Extended Beta, Live Today

GALAHAD 3093 Beta 13 is live May 20-31.

Team up for mech destruction, explore a cavernous map, and level up your loadout during the 11-day beta

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — May 20, 2022 — Simutronics today announced the next extended open beta for its upcoming mech hero shooter GALAHAD 3093. Live today at 6 p.m. ET through Tuesday, May 31, at 10 a.m. ET, the 11-day beta introduces Team Deathmatch mode, an underground map, over 10 weapon mods, and more. Players can join the beta for free on PC by clicking “Request Access” on the game’s Steam page

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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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