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Hasbro Announces Speak Out

Hasbro has announced a new game, Speak Out. Inspired by this viral video, the game "challenges players to say ridiculous things, such as "Nifty Nuns Having Fun" while wearing a mouth piece."
Source: http://investor.hasbro.com/releasedetail.cfm?releaseid=977050

Star Trek Panic Is Released
The newest game in Fireside’s Panic line has been released in conjunction with USAopoly. In Star Trek Panic players “take on the role of an iconic crew member of the Enterprise with one of 7 customized character cards. Each character has a special ability that will help you to fight off enemies, complete missions, and save the ship from destruction.”
Source: http://usaopoly.com/blog/star-trek-panic-launching-orbit-week

Game-Night Bags On Kickstarter
A new Kickstarter has launched for a nice simple game bag with creative, gaming-inspired artwork on the side. “A bag designed for Game Night and convention shopping. 35lb capacity, water resistant, ships next month.”
Source: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/johnwrot/game-night-bags?token=abc177e4

Codenames Gets an Infographic
Czech Games Edition has put together a handy little infographic about how far Codenames has come since its release eleven months ago.
Source: http://czechgames.com/en/home/news-16-06-30-codenames-summary-infographic/

Board Games Surpass Video Games on Kickstarter
Mental Floss has reported that board games are far more successul on Kickstarter than video games. "Consulting firm ICO Partners recently released statistics for the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter demonstrating that board games were raising six times the amount of money as video game projects in the first half of 2016, with four times as many projects being fully funded."
Source: http://mentalfloss.com/article/82610/board-games-outpace-video-games-kickstarter

Stronghold Games and 2F-Spiele Announce a Strategic Partnership
Stronghold Games and 2F-Spiele have entered into a strategic partnership, which will ensure that Stronghold Games co-publish 2F-Spiele’s games in the English market. “Stronghold and 2F-Spiele have previously worked together on the game 504...The two companies will co-publish two new titles in 2016: Fabled Fruit and Fuji Flush.”
Source: http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/34876/stronghold-announces-strategic-partnership-2f-spiele

Guilds of London Release Date
Tasty Minstrel Games has announced that their new game Guilds of London will be hitting retails at the same time as GenCon.
Source: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=b6c6621585cb5a03970bd4867&id=3fd6864854&e=935ca1a91f

New Reviews This Week
Celestia (iSlaytheDragon): “It has charm, beautiful components, and an interesting conceit that’s quite unlike anything else I’ve played.”
Source: http://islaythedragon.com/featured/whatever-floats-your-boat-floats-mine-too-a-review-of-celestia/

Rocky Road a la Mode (Theology of Games): “Great decisions and sleek design make this great for gamers, and a fun theme and cute artwork make it great for families!”
Source: http://www.theologyofgames.com/theology-of-games/2016/6/24/im-your-ice-cream-man-a-double-take-preview-of-rocky-road-a-la-mode

The Ravens Of Thri Sahashri (Geek and Sundry): "If you’re looking for a two player experience that will stand apart from all that cardboard on your shelf gathering dust, then take flight and grab this little box.
Source: http://geekandsundry.com/this-japanese-card-game-will-eat-your-dreams/