Asmodee Digital to Bring Beloved Board Games to Nintendo Switch™
The Lord of the Rings Living Card Game, Pandemic, Munchkin, Catan and Carcassonne among the first titles to be released on Nintendo Switch
PARIS – September 13, 2018 – Asmodee Digital today announced it will expand its digital board game offering to the Nintendo Switch™ platform, beginning with several best-selling titles to be released over the coming year. Five titles are currently in development, being optimized for Nintendo Switch, including The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game, Pandemic, Carcassonne Munchkin and Catan.
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NantG Mobile to Co-Develop Next Generation Game Publishing Platform
LA Times Center and NantG Mobile to Establish E-Sports Leagues Across Multiple Games Beginning with Z1 Battle Royale, the Revitalized H1Z1 Battle Royale Game
Los Angeles – Sept. 6, 2018 – NantWorks, a diversified holding company, today announced that it has made a strategic investment in Daybreak Game Company, a leading developer and publisher of multiplayer online games. In connection with the investment, NantWorks has obtained a controlling interest in a new joint venture with Daybreak, NantG Mobile, LLC, which has been formed to develop and publish mobile versions of Daybreak’s current games – H1Z1 and EverQuest – and to build and publish video games across all platforms. In addition, the JV will now assume control and management of the current PC H1Z1 Battle Royale game. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, CEO and Chairman of NantWorks and Owner and Executive Chairman of the Los Angeles Times, will join Daybreak’s board of directors.
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Hit MMO developers join forces for the benefit of all current and future projects
SEOUL – September 6, 2018 – Today, Black Desert Online developer Pearl Abyss announced that it will acquire CCP Games, the creators of popular spaceship MMORPG EVE Online. The deal outlines that CCP Games will continue to operate independently as a developer with studios in Reykjavik, London and Shanghai, while integrating the company’s extensive development and publishing expertise into Pearl Abyss’ operations for all current and future projects. Continue reading Black Desert Online Creators Pearl Abyss to Acquire CCP Games, Makers of EVE Online
Popular Board Game Scythe Leaves Early Access for Full Steam Launch
Stonemaier Games’ Dieselpunk Strategy Game Officially Releases on Steam Today, Courtesy of Asmodee Digital, for PC and Mac
PARIS – September 5, 2018 – Scythe, the popular board game by Stonemaier Games’, left Steam Early Access today and the full version of the game is now available on Steam (PC/Mac) for $19.99. The digital version of the game developed by The Knights of Unity and published by Asmodee Digital, fuses dieselpunk artwork by the original artist of the physical board game game, Jakub Rozalski, with a digital interface to bring Scythe to digital audiences while keeping the signature look and feel of the tabletop version.
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First expansion to deck-building game Clank! In! Space! now available online and at select retailers
DENVER – Sept. 5, 2018 – Dire Wolf Digital and Renegade Game Studios today announced that Clank! In! Space! Apocalypse! is now available online and at select retailers. The first intergalactic expansion for hit deck-building game Clank! In! Space! features a new mechanic where players select one of eight new Scheme cards, each representing one of Lord Eradikus’s dastardly plans to devastate the galaxy. It’s up to players to stop the apocalypse and save the galaxy, or at least escape with the treasure before someone else does! Continue reading Clank! In! Space! Apocalypse! Expansion Available Now
Sinemia introduces new plan with same price and same number of tickets as MoviePass, plus advanced ticketing and without any blackouts
LOS ANGELES, August 29, 2018 — Sinemia, the leading global movie ticket subscription service, today announced a new Sinemia Classic plan providing three movies per month for $9.99 a month.This plan matches MoviePass’ latest but includes access to any 2D-format movie of the subscriber’s choice, advanced ticketing, and seat selection without any blackout dates or surge pricing.
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Immersive card game available today in Early Access for PC and Mac
ROSEVILLE, Minnesota – AUG. 28, 2018 – Asmodee Digital and Fantasy Flight Interactive today launched The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game into Early Access on Steam for PC and Mac. The Early Access release is currently available as a single-player only experience and will feature cooperative play in the months to follow. Early access is open to players who have purchased one of the three Founder’s Packs: the Shire™ pack, priced at $7.99, the Steward of Gondor Pack, priced at $15.99, and the Istari Pack, priced at $29.99. Each of these Founder’s Packs come with a suite of cards, in-game currency, and custom cosmetic items that will start adventurers off on their quest through Middle-earth™. Players can opt to buy all three Founder’s Packs in a bundle as the Mithril™ Founder’s Pack Bundle for $47.99.
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NetEase’s First Ever Open-World Multiplayer VR Game Available to Demo for the First Time at Gamescom 2018
COLOGNE, Germany – Aug. 22, 2018 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today revealed new details about Nostos, the company’s first open-world multiplayer VR game, and the integration of SpatialOS technology. Coming in 2019, Nostos is set in a post-apocalyptic world featuring breathtaking natural environments inspired by classic Anime style in which players can explore the mysterious world around them as it nears the end of its days.
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