New Arkham Horror edition coming, A Game of Thrones: The Board Game getting a Daenerys expansion

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New Arkham Horror edition coming, A Game of Thrones: The Board Game getting a Daenerys expansion

Fantasy Flight Games have announced two shakeups to old, yet still quite popular, board games with Arkham Horror third edition and an expansion to A Game of Thrones: The Board Game. The new edition of Arkham Horror brings major changes to the game, like a modular board with double-sided tiles. Likewise, the Mother of Dragons expansion for A Game of Thrones is the first expansion that doesn’t simply add more scenarios—it adds two entire players, making a full A Game of Thrones: The Board Game table eight people. The announcements were made during FFG's yearly conference at Gen Con in Indianapolis.

Absolver is free to play for the weekend on Steam

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Absolver is free to play for the weekend on Steam

Absolver is an online RPG-action game, released last year, about martial artists named Prospects wandering the fictional world of Adal in an endless quest to prove their worthiness by beating each other up. It's currently on sale on Steam for half-price—that's $15/£12.50/€15—and even better, it's free to play for the weekend. 

The Steam Board Games Weekend Sale is live

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The Steam Board Games Weekend Sale is live

If you like board games but prefer them without actual boards (or other people in the room), then the Board Games Weekend sale on Steam might be right up your alley. The sale features discounts of up to 90 percent on strategy games, card games, party games, casual games, and even a few adventures. 

BioWare boss Casey Hudson talks about Anthem's shared-world storytelling

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BioWare boss Casey Hudson talks about Anthem's shared-world storytelling

There's been quite a bit of speculation about how BioWare's Destiny 2-styled online shooter Anthem will tell a single-player story contained within a multiplayer world, particularly since epic tales of solo heroism have historically been BioWare's bread and butter. Casey Hudson's "mid-summer update" on the BioWare Blog reveals a little bit about how the studio is approaching the task through a system called "Our World, My Story."