Tokyo Game Market Spring 2020 Preview: The Latest in Japanese Board Games

In the midst of a slew of cancelled board game conventions due to the pandemic, I have some great news to share! Like its sister show in Osaka previously, Tokyo Game Market is still happening! Irresponsible, you say? Not at all. This event is the 20th anniversary of the original Tokyo Game Market and an … Read more

Tokyo Game Market Fall ’19 Preview

In my role as with the First Look area at PAX Unplugged, North America’s second largest tabletop convention, I constantly seek new titles to invigorate our show with new life, shining a spotlight on the best of what’s going on worldwide in board gaming. That’s why I’m paying special attention to Tokyo Game Market (TGM) … Read more

Content Creators and Other Attendees Share Their Essen Spiel 2019 Highlights

Essen Spiel is the biggest board gaming event of the world. It’s a huge event and this year it attracted a record-breaking 209,000 attendees. But if you couldn’t make the trek to Essen, Germany? Don’t let the FOMO kill you, I’ve reached out to some fellow content creators, publishers/designers, and attendees to share with us … Read more

Top 10 Most Anticipated Releases at Essen Spiel 2019

Internationale Spieltage SPIEL (also known as Essen Game Fair) held every year in Essen, Germany is the largest board gaming event in the world. Although held late in Q4 (October 24th-27th), it marks the debut of some the hottest eurogames of the year. There are dozens of board game titles that I’m excited for this … Read more