Osprey unveils 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell' board game

Bloomsbury division Osprey Games is launching a game, "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: A Board Game of English Magic", based on of Susanna Clarke’s cult novel. Coming in June 2019, the game - inspired by the 2005 bestseller Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell (Bloomsbury) - will see players adopting the role of Jonathan Strange, Mr Norrell, Miss Redruth, or John Segundus and travel around England and Europe, “attending social engagements and performing feats of magic in the hope of becoming the most celebrated magician of the age”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle unveils Stand with Ukraine charity game bundle

Humble Bundle has put together a charity game bundle with all proceeds going to humanitarian crisis relief efforts in Ukraine. For a minimum donation of $40, you can pick up more than 120 games, books, apps, game asset packs and other goodies worth a total of over $2,500 through the Stand with... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-03-18 19:54:35 UTC ]
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Will Publishers Roll the Dice on Board Games?

Board games are booming, but comics publishers are wary about entering the market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

It can't have escaped your attention that -- in the US at least -- holiday season is just around the corner. With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and other sales, and Google is getting in on the action with a series of discounts in the Play Store. There are great savings to be made on games and... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Godfrey joins Hay Festival board

Hay Festival has appointed Jonathan Godfrey OBE, former principal of Hereford Sixth Form College, to its board of directors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where's Mr Lion unveiled as Sainsbury’s children's 'book of the year'

Baby and toddler book Where's Mr Lion has been crowned 'book of the year' at the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suspects leap from the board as classic game Cluedo turned into a comic book

When Paul Allor began writing Clue, a new comic book miniseries based on the popular board game from Hasbro, he had many versions of the game to look to for inspiration. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Cape to publish Heawood's The Hungover Games

Jonathan Cape has acquired The Hungover Games, a memoir by journalist Sophie Heawood about life as a single mother, following a "fierce" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kalmbach Moves into the Board Game Industry

Acquires Kentucky-based Rather Dashing Games to enter "new growth area in publishing." The post Kalmbach Moves into the Board Game Industry appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Osprey develops first video game

Osprey has developed its own video game, the first in a planned series, slated for release this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Osprey creates games division

Military history publisher Osprey Publishing is to create a dedicated games division to develop... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marsan and Carvel for Jonathan Strange adaptation

Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel are to star in the forthcoming BBC1 adaptation of Susanna Clarke... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Summer Game Fest: Where did all the AAA games go?

It’s a weird year for video games. We’re 19 months into a fresh console cycle and support for the PS4 and Xbox One is finally tapering off as developers shift focus to the PS5, Xbox Series X and PC cloud gaming platforms. The pandemic slowed or paused development on a generation of games, and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-06-20 14:00:16 UTC ]
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Xbox Game Pass will soon let you stream games you’ve already bought

Microsoft has a lot of news for Xbox owners and Game Pass fans this morning. In an announcement post, the company shared its plans to expand the Xbox app directly to Samsung smart TVs, opening up the streaming platform to players in Argentina and New Zealand. There are also some new... Continue reading at PC World

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Riot Games will donate proceeds from in-game passes to Ukraine relief

Over the weekend, Riot Games announced it would respond to calls from its community to provide aid during the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Until March 12th, the studio will donate all proceeds from the sale of Valorant, Legends of Runterra, Teamfight Tactics and Wild Rift battle passes, as well as... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-03-07 20:44:10 UTC ]
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Warren Elected President of PubWest Board; Bryerman, Hernandez Join Board

PubWest announced that Miriam Warren of No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks has been elected president of its board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Olson Re-elected IBPA Board Chair; New Board Candidates Set for Election

The Independent Book Publishers Association board of directors has elected Patagonia Books director Karla Olson to her second term as board chair. A new slate of directors also has been nominated. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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RPG? Puzzle? Parlor Game? Escape Room? This Game Is All Four and More

A new creative endeavor from Hatch Escapes and director Arvind Ethan David turns the life story of Mary Shelley into a hybrid tabletop gaming experience rooted in serious storytelling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CoolGames Brought Classic Game Title Tetris to Facebook Instant Games

Games publisher CoolGames launched Tetris on Instant Games, Facebook's HTML5 cross-platform gaming service that allows users to play asynchronous games with their friends on News Feed and Messenger. Developed by CoolGames' in-house studio, Tetris for Instant Games challenges players to earn as... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Platinum Games is working on a new 'NieR' game for PS4

It's been five years since NieR last arrived on consoles, but at today's Square Enix E3 press conference, the publisher announced that a new title is in-development for the PlayStation 4. Fans of the franchise will be pleased to know that Platinum Ga... Continue reading at Engadget

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