D&D Toy Hall of Fame Inductee

  It’s been 42 years in the making! Today, we’re excited to announce Dungeon & Dragons as a 2016 inductee to the National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong Museum for Play in Rochester, NY. Since it was first published in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons has inspired millions of gamers to create stories and adventures and it has brought people from all backgrounds together to share those...

Magic: The Gathering @ PAX West: a recap

Did you hear? Magic: The Gathering made a splash this past weekend at PAX West by celebrating the upcoming Kaladesh set and making some big announcements for fans of the game.   Here are the key moments from PAX weekend: The Kaladesh Street Fair was a sight to behold! Modeled after the Inventor’s Fair that takes place throughout the story on Kaladesh, 9th Avenue in Seattle was transformed...

Magic: The Gathering – Battle for Zendikar Set Released Today!

Today marks the release of the highly-anticipated Battle for Zendikar set expansion for the world’s most popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering. More than 20 million Magic players and fans worldwide will be excited to return to the fan favorite plane of Zendikar, where allied teams of elves, vampires and humans struggle against the monstrous alien Eldrazi, who are threatening the...

Marvel: War of Heroes Launches Super Hero Sized Update!

Heroes, get ready for some brand-new card-battling action! Today, DeNA unveiled the latest gameplay update for Marvel: War of Heroes, a Marvel Universe mobile card battle game, featuring Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man and many more. The update introduces the Nexus, a brand new game mode that includes all-new gameplay mechanics, a revamped user interface, and a dynamic card evolution system for a brand...

Magic Duels: Origins now available on Steam; Xbox One on July 31

MAGIC DUELS NOW AVAILABLE ON PC VIA STEAM, COMING TO XBOX ONE ON JULY 31 Entirely New Digital Magic Experience ReleasesThis Week on Console and PC With PS4 Coming Later This Year RENTON, WA – July 29, 2015 – Wizards of the Coast today launched Magic Duels on PC via Steam with its initial content release, Magic Duels: Origins, enabling fans to play this brand new digital release for free....

Magic Origins set Launches Today!

MAGIC ORIGINS SET LAUNCHES TODAY Release Marks New Beginning for the Storyline of Magic: The Gathering, Updated Block Set Structure July 17, 2015 – RENTON, WA – Wizards of the Coast today released Magic Origins, the latest Magic: The Gathering trading card game (TCG) set. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters, as...

Magic Duels: Origins now available on iPhone and iPad!

MAGIC: THE GATHERING COMES TO iPHONE FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH RELEASE OF MAGIC DUELS Entirely New Digital Magic Experience Releases Today on iPhone, iPad RENTON, WA – July 8, 2015 – Wizards of the Coast today launched Magic Duels on iPhone® and iPad® with its initial content release, Magic Duels: Origins, enabling fans to play this brand new digital release for free. Magic Duels: Origins...

Recap of Magic: The Gathering Modern Masters Weekend

This past weekend, Magic: The Gathering players and fans from all over the world participated in Modern Masters Weekend. We wanted to send along some of the final stats from the Grand Prix events that took place in three locations around the globe, along with a link to download pictures from the events. Take a look and please don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any questions. Key Stats from...

Magic Fans Gear Up to “Make Magic History”

Make Magic History! That’s what tens of thousands of Magic: The Gathering players and fans will be doing at the end of this month when the biggest Magic Premier Play event ever comes to three continents across the globe. Taking place May 28-31, Modern Masters Weekend will be a visual and competition-filled spectacle, simultaneously taking place in Las Vegas, Chiba, Japan and Utrecht, Netherlands...

Dare To Descend Into The Underdark In Rage Of Demons

RENTON, Wash., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Wizards of the Coast announced Rage of Demons, the new storyline for Dungeons & Dragons fans coming in Fall 2015. The demon lords have been released out of the Abyss and players must travel down to the Underdark with the iconic hero Drizzt Do’Urden to stop the chaos before it threatens the surface. Rage of Demons is the story all D&D...

D&D: Elemental Evil – Encounters Season; Free Player’s Companion

Wizards of the Coast is excited to kick off the start of the D&D Encounters Elemental Evil season, which comes on the heels of the Elemental Evil Player’s Companion—a free PDF download chock full of player options, new races and spells for adventurers to get ready to unearth the deception this season. The recently released Elemental Evil Player’s Companion (PDF), along with the Player’s...

Novel Review: Wizards of the Coast – Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf

Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf is an epic fantasy novel, published by Wizards of the Coast and written by R. A. Salvatore. By Cape Rust Learn more about Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf here Find other Wizards of the Coast posts here The sky above the Sliver Marches has been magically darkened with cloud covered for months. The dwarves are besieged in their underground citadels....

Magic Duels: Origins Launches this July!

MAGIC: THE GATHERING DELIVERS AN ENTIRELY NEW DIGITAL EXPERIENCE WITH MAGIC DUELS Storytelling and regular content updates take center stage in new Free-to-Play release March 4, 2015 – RENTON, WA – Wizards of the Coast today announced Magic Duels: Origins, the successor to their popular Duels of the Planeswalkers franchise. Magic Duels will launch with the exciting new storyline featured...

Happy Dungeon Master Appreciation Month from Wizards of the Coast!

February is Dungeon Master Appreciation Month and to celebrate Wizards of the Coast has released the Dungeon Masters Support Group video series! In this three-part series, DMs can find the innovation, inspiration, and flexibility they need to get their games back under control. In celebration of Dungeon Masters Appreciation Month, we look in at a support group that may find some true help and insight...

Magic: The Gathering Announces Magic Origins

MAGIC: THE GATHERING ANNOUNCES MAGIC ORIGINS New Set to Release on July 17 Marks Pivotal Moment in Magic’s History and Lore February 9, 2015 – RENTON, WA – Wizards of the Coast announced today Magic Origins, a new Magic: The Gathering set releasing this July. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters. In the Magic:...

Dungeons & Dragons Fans Called to ‘Unearth the Deception’ in 2015 Elemental Evil Storyline & Product Offerings Unveiled

January 20, 2015 – Renton, WA – Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the newest Dungeons & Dragons storyline and accompanying product offerings for both digital and tabletop RPG players. Coming off of the biggest and most exciting year yet for Dungeons & Dragons, the Elemental Evil storyline starts in March and runs through mid-summer. During that time, heroes are needed in the Forgotten...

Game Review: Wizards of the Coast – Garruk’s Revenge (Duels of the Planeswalker)

Garruk’s Revenge Garruk’s Revenge is an expansion to Duels of the Planeswalker for Magic 2015. By Christopher J.N. Banks Learn more about Garruk’s Revenge here Find other Magic: The Gathering posts here Garruk pushed his massive, muscular form steadily through branches and vines. Entire trees snapped and the marsh waters swirled as he pressed forward. A few meters in front of him...

D&D: Dungeon Master’s Guide Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the third and final core rulebook for the highly praised fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game – the Dungeon Master’s Guide. This book, along with the other recently released Player’s Handbook and Monster Manual, provides players with the tools and inspiration needed to experience the highly praised Tyranny of...

Magic 2015 now available on Xbox One; Garruk’s Revenge Expansion Launches

MAGIC 2015 – DUELS OF THE PLANESWALKERS NOW AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE MAGIC 2015 – DUELS OF THE PLANESWALKERS EXPANSION “GARRUK’S REVENGE” LAUNCHES TODAY Renton, WA, November 5, 2014 – Wizards of the Coast today announced that for the first time, Magic 2015-Duels of the Planeswalkers is available for download on next-gen platform Xbox One. The game’s latest expansion,...

D&D: The Rise of Tiamat Adventure – Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast released the second adventure in the Tyranny of Dragons story arc, The Rise of Tiamat. In this new adventure for the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, players must avert the cataclysmic return of Tiamat, the five headed evil queen of dragons. [View our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here.] Avert the Cataclysmic Return of...