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IDW Games Invites You to a TMNT Ninja Pizza Party

IDW Games has announced a new card game based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise: Ninja Pizza Party. The object of the game is to make “the most extreme pizzas,” dude, with toppings such as toasted marshmallows, banana slices, and cheese puffs. 2-6 players of all-ages can get in on the ninja pizza making […]

Wayward Board Game Coming to Kickstarter in 2019

IDW Games has announced a release date for the Wayward board game, based on the Image Comic by Jim Zub and Steven Cummings. The game, to be sold on Kickstarter as a $70 “Signature Edition,” will feature “upgraded packaging, miniatures sculpted by Ninja Division (Super Dungeon), and bonus character with scenario.” The game was originally announced […]

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Checking Out the Board Game Version of Centipede from IDW Games

While I may not have been around to experience Centipede in its heyday, I can’t think of a gamer born before 1990 who didn’t experience this game in an arcade at some point. When you say Atari, this is one of the biggest games that comes to mind — it had a massive impact on […]

Break Out The Measuring Stick: We Review Torres by IDW Games

IDW Games has an interesting set of titles at their disposal these days, both original works and titles based on established properties. When I saw my copy of Torres arrive in the mail for review, I was thrown back a bit as I’ve seen this game before. It was originally released back in 1999 and has […]

Do Cats Really Make Anything Better? We Review ‘Purrrlock Holmes’

Today we get to ask the age old question: Does adding cats to something make it better? I would argue no, but it does make it more marketable to certain people as IDW Games sent me an oddity from their collection called Purrrlock Holmes. I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into with […]

Gotta Go Back In Time: We Review ‘Back To The Future: Outatime’

I’m a sucker for Back To The Future anything. It’s one of those film franchises that will live with me forever, no matter how dated it becomes or if someone manages to make a new time traveling trilogy. So whenever anything comes around with the branding of that film, I have to check it out just […]

Looking Over The April O’Neil Expansion Pack For ‘Shadows Of The Past’

The last time we reviewed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows Of The Past, we were checking out the core game that IDW had released after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Like any campaign, there are additions that come out later and some material that is exclusive to people who donated a certain amount. In the same […]

Poor Decisions Made In Haste: We Review ‘Bed, Wed, Dead’

Shortly after I reviewed the Ninja Turtles board game Shadows Of The Past from IDW Games, I received a new one from them that gave me an evil smile. Because in that moment of looking right at the cover, I knew I was about to learn more about my friends than I probably ever wanted […]


IDW To Make Tabletop Games From Classic Atari Titles

IDW Games has announced a partnership with Atari to produce a line of tabletop games based on classic Atari videogame titles. Jon Gilmour (Dead of Winter) and his hand-picked crew of developers will be bringing forth tabletop versions of Centipede, Asteroids and Missile Command. Each game will play differently and include elements of the classic […]


IDW Dives Into Fantasy Gaming With Awesome Kingdom: Tower of Hateskull

Prepare yourself for IDW Games’ first entry into fantasy gaming with Awesome Kingdom: Tower of Hateskull. From legendary game designer Kevin Wilson (Descent, Arkham Horror, X-Files), Awesome Kingdom: Tower of Hateskull is an over-the-top, tongue-in-cheek, sword-in-hand dungeon-crawling card game. This fast paced card game is for two to four players, and centers around the goal […]

IDW To Adapt Powers Into A Line Of Games

IDW Games has announced a new line of tabletop games based off the Powers graphic novels by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming. Powers is a super hero noir series that was recently adapted for television by PlayStation network. The game line will include card, board, and dice games each focusing on different situations and characters from […]

IDW Games Announces Expansions And New Games: Machi Koro And Chew

By Christopher Helton IDW Games announced at the GAMA Trade Show  an expansion for their translation of the hit Japanese card game, Machi Koro. The expansion will be available in June of 2015. Machi Koro is a card game where you build the titular city. The game is designed to be fast playing, allowing you to build Machi […]

The Vikings Are Coming…Fire & Axe To Release From IDW Games This May

Who doesn’t love a good Viking + Tabletop board game combo? I know I do! Legendary game, Fire & Axe has long been out of print and has thus created a cult-like reputation in the marketplace. Starting this May, fans new and old will be able to dive into this updated version of the game. […]

Eisner Award-Winning Series Chew Gets A Tabletop Game From IDW

Are you a fan of the Eisner Award-winning comic series, Chew from Image Comics? If the answer is yes, I have good news for you. This brilliant comic is being turned into a tabletop board game! Chew: Cases of the FDA is going to be a card game for 2-5 players and will have an […]

Looking At IDW Games At NYCC

Jon Johnson writes for Bleeding Cool: The Idea and Design Works, more popularly known as IDW Publishing, has made a large number of acquisitions, moves and announcements since its inception about 15 years ago. Their growth has been unprecedented and exciting, and in the case of their game division, a little surprising. It’s no secret […]

IDW Grows Game Line By Partnering With Pandasaurus Games

IDW Games launched recently with Kill Shakespear and 30 Days of Night and now it’s growing even more by partnering with Pandasaurus Games. This brings the vault of Pandasarus’ games to print including some long sold out ones. Starting off with Tammany Hall in June, a game where the players “take power, rule New York.”  Other […]


IDW Launches IDW Games, With Kill Shakespeare And 30 Days Of Night

Dynamite have just launched Dynamite Toys and their own games line. Now IDW are doing the same thing, in a deal with Pandasaurus Games, creating IDW Games. IDW Games will specialize in high-quality big-box games developed around several of IDW’s key properties, beginning in the late spring of 2014 with Kill Shakespeare and 30 Days […]