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DEAL: American Dream Is Tabletop Strategy At It’s Best, An Exclusive Q&A With The Creator

It’s no coincidence that some of the most popular television series’ in recent years have been Breaking Bad, Narcos, Sons of Anarchy, Weeds, and The Wire. We’re captivated by the darkness, we lurk in the shadows hoping to catch a glimpse of the criminal underworld and their illicit activities… As long as we can do it from the safety of our own homes. The only real problem with this approach, even the greatest shows have to come to an end. When that happens, how do you indulge your dark side without the risk of living dangerously.

DEAL: American Dream is your chance to become the leader of a criminal organization vying for control over the illicit drug trade, in an epic tabletop strategy game.

In order to win, you’ll need to earn respect through the production, sale, and trade of dope while expanding your operation by any means necessary. At it’s core, DEAL is about alliances and betrayal. Players have to negotiate, fix prices, establish distribution networks, trust each other and, of course, backstab one another in the name of the almighty dollar.

If you’re anything like me or the 405 backers that successfully funded the game on Kickstarter, you won’t want to miss this exclusive Q&A session with, Tristan, the creator of DEAL.

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Tom Clancy’s The Division Reveals “Yesterday”, An Official TV Commercial

Yesterday, we thought we were invincible. But that was yesterday.
Today, it’s up to us to save what remains. 

Tom Clancy’s The Division’s releases an official TV commercial entitled “Yesterday”. Continue reading Tom Clancy’s The Division Reveals “Yesterday”, An Official TV Commercial

Intense Action RPG, Sadame, Is Descending Upon North American 3DS Gamers

Rising Star Japan, a worldwide publisher and distributor of video game content, today announced that it will bring the exciting action-RPG Sadame to the U.S. February 25, exclusively on Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS family systems.

” Sadame” translates simply as “fate”, and four warriors are destined to battle with a whirl of swords, spells, and mysterious arcane abilities in this fast-paced hack-‘n-slash adventure. Cut a swath through waves of demons as you battle against the vivid backdrop of a reimagined Warring States (Sengoku) period of Japan.
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Fan Favorite, Final Fantasy IX Will Soon Be Available On Google Play & App Store

FINAL FANTASY IX, a fan-favorite in the franchise, has been optimized for compatible Apple and Android devices, and is available starting today on the App Store and Google Play.

First released in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX tells the story of the bandit Zidane Tribal who plans to kidnap the princess of Alexandria, Garnet Til Alexandros the 17th, with the troupe of thieves known as Tantalus. An unlikely series of events set Zidane, Garnet, the shy yet powerful black mage Vivi Ornitier, the loyal knight Adelbert Steiner, and other memorable characters on an epic journey as they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world. Continue reading Fan Favorite, Final Fantasy IX Will Soon Be Available On Google Play & App Store

By Night Studios Has Successfully Funded Their Immersive Live Action RPG Werewolf The Apocalypse, But There’s More To Do In Their Stretch Goals

By Night Studios has successfully achieved its Kickstarter funding goal for its new edition of Mind’s Eye Theatre Werewolf The Apocalypse, an immersive live-action roleplaying game set in White Wolf’s legendary World of Darkness.

Since its debut in 1991, White Wolf’s World of Darkness game franchise has spawned top-selling video games, comic books, novels, a network TV show, trading card games, tabletop roleplaying games and a family of LIVE ACTION ROLEPLAYING products popular worldwide.

By Night Studios is the official licensed publisher of Mind’s Eye Theatre products for White Wolf Publishing, and its interactive entertainment games are currently played monthly by over 400 groups of enthusiastic gamers in over 20 countries.

Marking twenty-two years since Werewolf’s original release in the LIVE ACTION medium, By Night Studios will bring a new edition of Mind’s Eye Theatre: Werewolf The Apocalypse to the worldwide audience. Using Kickstarter, the popular crowd-funding site, they have raised over $75,000 to date. There are still 20 days left to go in the project and a number of ambitious stretch goals left to achieve, including a series of never-before-created tribe pins for the Werewolf community.
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505 Games Reveals Portal Knights, The 3D Sandbox Fantasy RPG, Is Heading To Steam Early Access

505 Games proudly announces a new action-packed, 3D sandbox role-playing game, PORTAL KNIGHTS, debuting on PC (Steam), beginning February 25. 

The brand new original IP transports players into exciting realms of magic, monsters and mystery, unlike anything they’ve played before. Offering the opportunity to craft your own journey within the solo experience or become part of a four-player multi-player adventure, PORTAL KNIGHTS includes spectacular dungeon crawling, castle building and boss fighting.  Continue reading 505 Games Reveals Portal Knights, The 3D Sandbox Fantasy RPG, Is Heading To Steam Early Access

The Turn-Based Dungeon Crawler RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD Is Being Released For The First Time Outside Of Japan

The age of dragons is nigh, as SEGA of America, Inc., will localize and release 7th Dragon III Code: VFD in the Americas. The turn-based, dungeon crawling RPG for the Nintendo 3DS system pits players to save the world with a group of highly customizable characters with diverse party roles, such as Rune Knight, God Hand and more. 

In between dungeon crawling sorties, there’s also base building, dating, and a cat café. While this is the first of the 7th Dragon series to be released outside of Japan, the story is comprehensive, so no prior knowledge of the series is necessary. Continue reading The Turn-Based Dungeon Crawler RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD Is Being Released For The First Time Outside Of Japan

Ubisoft Reveals The Post Release Plans For Tom Clancy’s The Division, Including Season Pass Details

Ubisoft revealed early details on the post-launch plans for Tom Clancy’s the Division including what players can expect from the Season Pass. As an online open world RPG, the game is designed to provide a max-level experience and keep players entertained after the main story arc is completed.

The development team has a complete post-launch plan to keep the experience fresh for all players, including several free updates, new features and functionality, as well as 3 major expansions to provide a renewed gameplay experience after launch. Continue reading Ubisoft Reveals The Post Release Plans For Tom Clancy’s The Division, Including Season Pass Details

Action RPG, Shiness Reveals New Screenshots Highlighting The Playable Characters

Shiness is a new action-RPG developed by indie development studio Enigami. Travel through an enchanting yet hostile world where the lands of Mahera have become fragmented.

Play as Chado and his companions, traveling through the celestial islands on their flying ship. After a crash-landing on one of the most hostile of the celestial islands, you find yourself in the middle of a conflict involving multiple kingdoms. However, this explosive situation might find a peaceful outcome, with Chado’s newfound unique ability to perceive and communicate with the Shiness, a mysterious spirit embued with magic.

The new series of screenshots unveiled today will tell you more about the game’s five playable characters.  Continue reading Action RPG, Shiness Reveals New Screenshots Highlighting The Playable Characters

Critically Acclaimed Viking Strategy RPG Banner Saga Ambushes PS4 & Xbox One

Stoic, an independent game dev company and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that the epic Viking RPG strategy game The Banner Saga launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $19.99 / €19.99 /£15.99.

The Banner Saga, which launched to much critical acclaim on both PC and mobile devices has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014 Geekie Awards for “Best Video Game”, winner of 2014 Game Developers Choice: “Best Debut” award, finalist placement for “Excellence in Visual Arts” category at the Independent Game Festival, 3 BAFTA Award Nominations, and winner of Pocket Gamer’s 2015 Best Adventure/RPG Game and Best Android Game of the Year. Continue reading Critically Acclaimed Viking Strategy RPG Banner Saga Ambushes PS4 & Xbox One