Category Archives: News

News category contains all news posts about the role playing games, strategy games, mmorpgs, ccgs, and fantasy and scifi related books and movies.

Trail of Cthulhu: Inmates

Today is the fifth day of the official Cthulhu-week, honoring the birthday of Howard Philips Lovecraft, born on 20th August 1890. Many Lovecraftian, and occult press releases has taken place this week commemorating one of the most influental horror and fantasy author of the 20th century. Among others, a new frame book has been released for Trail of… Read More »

Ephemera collection available

Paul S. Kemp, author of many best-selleing books and the famous Erevis Cale (Forgotten Realms) has now made a collection of his best fantasy related stories under the name of Ephemera, a volume of dark fantasies and imagination. Ephemera is an introduction to a life’s work of a most genuine and popular fantasist. Ephemera reveals the secrets of… Read More »

Front Mission 3 on PAL Playstation network

Square Enix Europe has finally announced that the strategy RPG, Front Mission 3 for both PlayStation 3 and the PS Portable Systems is soon to be released. The first episode of the game has originally been released on Sony PS, and the story is centered around a global conflict, that can result the destruction of the world. FM… Read More »

Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale is to be released

Carpe Fulgur has announced that their new game in their Recettear franchise, An Item Shops Tale is to be released on impulse. The estimated cost will be 15 € in the European Union, 20 dollars in the United States and 13 pounds in Great Britain. A tentative release of September 10th has also been posted by Carpe Fulgur.… Read More »

Vampire: The Hungry Streets

A new story is available for the storytelling system of Vampire called The Hungry Streets. The story focuses on the mysterious death of Jonas Craft, whose only remains were ashes and some wooden stakes. It is not clear whether it was an isolated, single incident or someone is trying to hunt down other vampires as well. There are… Read More »

Fallout: New Vegas voice cast announced

Bethesda Softworks has finally announced the voice cast of the new addon for Fallout 3, called Fallout: New Vegas. The new entry is under development by Obsidian Entertainment, and to be released on 19 October in North America and on the 22th in Europe. Fallout: New Vegas features many celebrity actors and actresses who are famous and well-known… Read More »

It is rumored that a new Neverwinter Nights is coming

Atari has just secured a few domains that contains the name “neverwinter”. Maybe it is a prelude to a new Neverwinter Nights or rather a Neverwinter Nights MMO. The making of a NWN MMO can be traced back to the last year, when Champions and Star Trek Online were under development, but it turned out this year that… Read More »

New Everquest episodes are coming!

The first news is that the free-to-play Everquest 2 is coming on the 17th of August. Second news is that Sony Online Entertainment has just revealed their new Everquest MMORPOG title temporarily called Everquest: Next. And finally on their annual Fun Faire event, Sony Online announced that Everquest 3 is on the way! Though it was not an… Read More »

Martial Power 2

Martial Power II is the second supplement book focusing only on Martial classes in the Dungeons and Dragons world; the Fighter, Ranger, Rogue and Warlord. In fact that the book is about none but mechanical options so if you are not interested in technical subjects then you won’t really enjoy this manual. On the other hand, the design… Read More »

Fable III villager maker

Linonhead Studios has made a new web application for Fable III called “Create your own villager” that allows the gamers to make their own NPC’s. Anyone can play with this application, but for those who pre-order the game from certain retailers will be given an activation code that allows them to import one character into their own copy… Read More »

Amethyst: Foundations

A new setting book has been released for the 4th edition of D&D game. It takes us to the near future where the modern world goes under great changes and the old fantasies of mankind returns. This radical change starts when two magical gates open and lets all magical power flowing again through the veins of this world.… Read More »

Dragon Quest IX Road Tour

Nintendo has recently launched a campaign to promote their latest entry to the Dragon Quest saga the Sentinels of the Starry Skies with the retail promotion as well. They promise some new treasure maps and the opportunity trying the new tag mode to attendees. The first of these promotional tours took place on Saturday afternoon, 31 July in… Read More »

New levelling system for Guild Wars 2

Isaiah Cartwright lead designer of the game Guild Wars 2 recently shared some information of the new levelling system developed for GW2. According to Cartwright the level cap will be 80, that is very high but with the new levellnig system the loops between higher levels will be decreased. In other MMOs when we reach, say LVL 50,… Read More »

Vampire: The Requiem Invite Only

The book Vampire: The Requiem Invite Only has just been published and it focuses on the interaction between the vampires in their society and how they treat other vampires. Are the vampires truly antisocial and lonely creatures, solitary predators, or do they cooperate with other vampires? Do they accept or understand other creatures or do they always consider… Read More »

Smallville RPG is available

In the darkest of hours will the heroes put aside their differences, and deny their hunger for wealth and power, to unite and save the world? What will be your destiny? As the story of one of the most famous heroes unfolds, you have to choose your path: take up the previous story or choose a new path… Read More »

LOTRO goes free to play

Turbine announced in the morning: like DDO (Dungeons & Dragons Online), LOTRO (Lord of the Rings Online) will be free to play from the fall of 2010, in Europe and North America. If you’re courious about the interview with Turbine, you can read it at (Here) As I’m sure many of you read this morning, Turbine has… Read More »

The Tomb of Horrors

Tomb of Horrors is the deadliest dungeon in the D&D world. It’s D&D adventure is designed for characters of 10th–22nd level and includes a full-color, double-sided battle map designed for use with D&D Miniatures. Release Date: July 20, 2010 For generations, the Tomb of Horrors has held an inescapable allure. It draws adventurers to it like a beacon… Read More »

DDO Update 5 is available now!

Yeah, it is out finally. The major Guild update, with a lot of customization options foe you and your friends, Guild levelling system, Guild Airships, and guild trophies too. Of course this update adds a lot of Dungeons, and finally the Monk / Favored Souls enchantments. Do you want to experience epic power and earn immeasurable treasure beyond… Read More »

A new Exalted PDF is out!

It’s called Contagion of Law, a new PDF for Exalted in the Storytelling Adventure System. I can suggest it to you if you’re the Storyteller / Dungeon Master in your party. If not, this is not the book for you. Gethamane, a city buried under stone and ice, has been the target of evil entities for centuries. Ancient… Read More »

2011 – White Wolf product release shedule

If you head to the White Wolf homepage, you can browse the White Wolf’s release schedule for the next 12 months. Included in the schedule are several books that have been previously only available through PDF versions (digital download). Good news, they make the PDF-s in a printable format, because ” As we continue to develop our PDF… Read More »