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Cryptid: Urban Legends

Cryptid: Urban Legends Announced
Osprey Games has announced a two-player sequel to Cryptid. "Drawing on the magic of its critically acclaimed predecessor, Urban Legends is a tense, asymmetric deduction game for two players, that brings the mystery of the Cryptid from the unchartered wilderness to the concrete streets of your very own neighbourhood."
Source: https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/game_announcement_Cryptid_urban_legends?___store=osprey_usa

Pop-Up Board Game Announced
Wonder Book has been announced, set for release this Fall and described as a 'pop-up board game'. "Players are teleported to the fantasy realm of Oniria through a new board game formatted similar to a pop-up book. They assume the roles of one of four teenagers who explore the 3D environment. This game features beautiful 3D artwork, and comes with highly-detailed miniatures to use as pawns."
Source: https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/48661/dv-giochi-announces-wonder-book

World of Warcraft Pandemic Game Announced
Z-Man Games has announced World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King - A Pandemic System Board Game, set for release this November. It is currently available for pre-order. "Journey to Northrend, the cold and unforgiving northern continent of Azeroth, where heroes utilize familiar mechanics of the Pandemic series, but with fantastical tweaks, to truly bring a unique experience."
Source: https://www.zmangames.com/en/news/2021/7/21/announcing-wow-lich-king-pandemic/

Trek 12 Pre-Order
Pandasaurus has made their new roll and write, Trek 12, available for pre-order. "Grab your rack and get ready to set new paths and summit these crags. Carefully map the area, plan your routes, and set your lines because these cruxes aren't going to solve themselves."
Source: https://pandasaurusgames.com/products/trek-12

G.I. Joe Deck-Builder
Renegade Game Studios has an announced the G.I Joe Deck-Building Game, coming this October. "You and your fellow players will lead teams of G.I. Joe soldiers on missions to stop Cobra’s dastardly plans! Each player starts the game with a meager deck that will grow more powerful as you recruit veterans from the G.I. Joe team, requisition gear, and field new vehicles. This fully cooperative game pits you against increasingly dangerous missions to save the world."
Source: https://renegadegamestudios.com/g-i-joe-deck-building-game/

Best Games for Beginners
Bustle lists their ten favorite games for newcomers to the hobby, selecting games from a wide range of genres. "Look for options that are simple enough that you can start playing quickly but have additional variations or layers of strategy to keep things interesting."
Source: https://www.bustle.com/life/best-board-games-for-beginners

Reviews
Super Mega Lucky Box (Geeks Under Grace): “An amazingly fun, highly addictive gameplay experience. It is one of my favorite releases of 2021.”
Source: https://geeksundergrace.com/tabletop/reviews-tabletop/review-super-mega-lucky-box/

Root (There Will Be Games): “A brilliant game, and one I've done a complete 180 on. Instead of being afraid to get it to the table, I now want to get it to the table every chance I get.”
Source: https://therewillbe.games/articles-boardgame-reviews/8632-fight-for-the-forrest-in-root

Pan Am (IGN): “It’s a fantastic boiler pot of tension that never stops simmering until the last turn.”
Source: https://www.ign.com/articles/pan-am-board-game-review