And now, the news:
Here’s your weekly update on games arriving, events with games in them, and contests to enter.
Arriving this week
|Mega Words||DS||Digital Leisure||21/6/2010|
|Puzzle Dimension||PC||Doctor Entertainment||21/6/2010|
|The Tales of Bearsworth Manor: Chaotic Conflicts||Wii||Square Enix||21/6/2010|
|Puzzle Quest 2||X360||D3Publisher||23/6/2010|
|Backbreaker||PS3, X360||505 Games||25/6/2010|
|Naughty Bear||PS3, X360||505 Games||25/6/2010|
|Armada 2526||PC||Iceberg Interactive||25/6/2010|
|Bus Simulator 2||PC||Excalibur||25/6/2010|
|GamesAid Triple Pack||PS3||GamesAid||25/6/2010|
|LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4||DS, PC, PS3, PSP, Wii, X360||Warner Bros.||25/6/2010|
|Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House||DS||Focus Home Interactive||25/6/2010|
June 23-27, 2010
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH, 43215
This year marks our 35th anniversary. Origins Game Fair is proud to announce a great schedule of games, events and fun over the five day event. We are proud to announce over 3,500 events for this year’s show. To help us celebrate our 35th Anniversary, Origins is offering prize support for every event! The “Still Rolling” program will be managed thru each event headquarters. Each event will select a player to go to the headquarters and win prizes!
We’ve got some great plans for 2010 – fantastic guests, exciting tournaments, the Day Pass is back.
We’ll be updating the site as new plans are released so check back frequently. Don’t forget to join us on Facebook and Twitter.
For more information go to http://www.originsgamefair.com/
Days of Wonder 20 Millionth game giveaway
To commemorate the 20 millionth game that will soon play out on the Days of Wonder Online digital board games network, Days of Wonder announced its best Online giveaway yet. In a nod to its recent release of the best selling Small World for iPad digital board game on the App store, Days of Wonder will be giving away a new Apple iPad Wi-Fi 16 GB, and a copy of Small World for iPad, to the winner of its 20,000,000th game. Additionally, all other participants in that 20,000,000th game will receive a nice consolation prize – an 8GB Apple iPod Touch.
All Days of Wonder Online members, including new gamers just discovering our online board games, are eligible to participate in this giveaway by playing any Days of Wonder Online games including: the Ticket to Ride series, Gang of Four, Fist of Dragonstones or Queen’s Necklace. Complete contest rules are available at the Days of Wonder website (http://www.daysofwonder.com/en/). The winners will be announced within 7 days of the completion of the 20 millionth game.