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Condottieri

Condottieri Available for Pre-Order
Z-Man Games has made their new edition of the previously out-of-print card game, Condottieri, available for pre-order. "Use the Condottieri, ambitious mercenary leaders, to strategically fight for control of desirable regions in Italy in this classic card game."
Source: https://zmangames.com/en/news/2018/9/18/sound-the-call-for-battle/

Fairy Tale Fluxx and Mary Engelbreit Loonacy Released This Month
Looney Labs has released a new version of Fluxx and Loonacy this month. "Fairy Tale Fluxx brings the zaniness of the card game of ever-changing rules to the land of happily ever after[...]Mary's artwork also now brightens the cards of our latest version of Loonacy! This version features some of Mary Engelbreit's most beloved works in a fast-paced matching game that's fun for all ages."
Source: https://www.looneylabs.com/news/picks-arent-just-kids

WizKids Releases Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises
WizKids has released a new Star Trek-themed card game. "Boarding the Deep Space 9 station as Ferengi merchants, players must buy and sell their wares, trying to create a monopoly on particular items in order to achieve the rank of First Clerk (Ferengi Rule of Acquisition No. 18: A Ferengi without profit is no Ferengi at all)."
Source: https://wizkids.com/2018/08/30/become-a-ferengi-merchant-in-star-trek-galactic-enterprises-available-now/

Digital Version of Stockpile Released
Digidiced has released an iOS, Steam, and Android edition of Stockpile. "Stockpile is an economic board game that combines the traditional stockholding strategy of buy low, sell high with several additional mechanisms to create a fast-paced, engaging and interactive experience."
Source: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stockpile-game/id1410674432

WizKids Announces Licensing Agreement With WWE
WizKids has announced a multi-year licensing partnership with WWE. "'We’re pleased to introduce this new genre to the WizKids portfolio,” said Justin Ziran, president of WizKids. “We’re especially thrilled to bring fan favorite Superstars from the WWE family to the beloved HeroClix and Dice Masters platforms.'"
Source: https://wizkids.com/2018/09/07/wizkids-announces-new-licensing-partnership-with-wwe/

Deseret News Recommends 7 Cooperative Games
Deseret News has rounded up seven cooperative games they recommend. "Here are seven cooperative games that are a good introduction into the genre."
Source: https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900032357/are-you-a-team-player-here-are-7-board-games-about-cooperation-not-competition.html

Reviews
Professor Treasure’s Secret Sky Castle (Punchboard Media): “It’s a light worker placement / action programming hybrid with a modular setup, which are all things that sound pretty fun to me, especially when you mix them together.”
Source: https://www.punchboardmedia.com/home/2018/9/14/whats-eric-playing-261-professor-treasures-secret-sky-castle

Kariba (BoardGameQuest): “A game that fills its role well: light, quick, enjoyable and perfect for all ages.”
Source: https://www.boardgamequest.com/kariba-review/

Shadows in the Forest (News Week): “With simple rules and fast rounds, Shadows in the Forest is a great game for all ages. The rules aren’t complex, and the novelty of using actual light and shadows as a game mechanic is really neat.”
Source: https://geekandsundry.com/boldly-go-where-no-cooperative-game-has-gone-before-in-star-trek-panic/