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There's some great news today about two different -- both excellent -- physical board games headed to digital versions on the App Store. First up, the game Eclipse has been submitted to the App Store as a digital app. This is a great galaxy-spanning civilization builder, and the physical compon...

April 22nd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Massively has mentioned that Age of Conan is giving away in-game items all month as part of a seasonal contest they're running. But the latest Age of Conan newsletter let us know that everyone's received a free gift automatically, as of December 18th. Funcom's given all players a new virtual item --...

December 19th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Sunday (usually), Spiritual Guidance will offer practical insight for priests of the holy profession. Your host is Matt Low, the grand poobah of World of Matticus and a founder of PlusHeal, a new healing community for all restorative classes. How do you feel about trinkets? This week Matticus...

November 30th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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After quietly canceling the XBLA version of Talisman way back in August, GiantRealm has posted an article detailing what went wrong with the game's development. Adam Boyes, Director of Production at Capcom Entertainment, explains that the problem arose late in development, when the team realized so...

November 7th 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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When we last heard about the XBLA, PSN and PC versions of the board game Talisman, they were already dead in the digital waters. GiantRealm spoke with Capcom's Production Director, Adam Boyes, about what went wrong with the project. No juicy legal shenanigans, no bitter disputes between the publish...

November 5th 2008 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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While we must admit we've never played the Talisman board game, we are sad to announce that Capcom has canceled the Xbox Live Arcade version of the game. Strange as it may seem, the cancellation was announced not in any official capacity, but in a forum post nearly two months ago. Capcom's Christia...

October 14th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Two months ago Capcom's Christian Svensson announced that the XBLA, PSN and PC versions of Talisman had been canceled. Well, why are we bringing this up now? Curiously, it took about two months for anyone to notice, so take from that what you will.The last time Talisman really popped up on radar wa...

October 13th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Students at Marshall University are giving away a one-of-a-kind Wii with a raffle to raise money for the less fortunate. The personalized console is outfitted in what looks like Talismoon's Green Tanto replacement shell, wearing the West Virginia college's logo and colors.We can't knock their charit...

December 4th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom announced ballpark dates and prices to go with some of the downloadable titles they plan to offer on Xbox Live Arcade, PSN and PC in the next half-year. The details were given in London, so to ere on the side of caution, we're going to call these Euro details until further notice -- we doubt...

October 19th 2007 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Former Human Head CEO and chairman Timothy Gerritsen left the house that built Prey in November of last year to graze in greener, more independent pastures. Today his new game development studio Big Rooster has been formally announced, plunking Gerritsen in the growing list of game development folk...

June 6th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Yesterday, Capcom announced four new games that will be coming the XBLA later this year. Street Fighter fans will be happy (and turbo excited) to know that both Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo and Super Street Fighter II Turbo will grace us with their downloadable presence and get an HD makeover. In b...

April 14th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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At Capcom Gamer's Day, Capcom revealed three new downloadable titles for the PlayStation Network. Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix is a remake of a remake of a remake of a remake of the classic 16-bit fighting game. The entire game is being redrawn, from the character select, all the way throu...

April 13th 2007 at 9:30pm 0 Comments