Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar

Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes of sculpted minis, no hour-long setup, no manuals the size of novels. Let me chuck huge […]

Battlefield V open beta results: DICE will scale back supply stations, improve vision

Electronic Arts’ DICE studio said that Battlefield V’s open beta test drew players who poured tens of millions of hours into the game. The open beta ran from September 4 to September 11, with a focus on online play in the cities of Rotterdam and Narvik and modes such as Conquest and Grand Operations. Today, […]

The road to game industry diversity: Building on Phil Spencer’s 5 steps from DICE

GUEST: As a 25 year-plus veteran of the game industry, I’ve seen all too closely the danger that arises from a lack of women in leadership positions. I have my share of #MeToo stories. The wounds from Gamergate are still fresh for many women gamers and industry professionals, who are accustomed to bracing themselves against […]

Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda gets lifetime achievement award at DICE Awards

Genyo Takeda, 68, received the Lifetime Achievement award at the prestigious DICE Awards tonight during the DICE Summit elite gaming event in Las Vegas. Takeda was honored for his work on generations of Nintendo game consoles, including the Nintendo 64, GameCube, and the Nintendo Wii. He was formerly general manager of Nintendo’s Integrated Research & Development […]

Star Wars Battlefront 2 news: DICE gives fans two HUGE reasons to buy on release date

Star Wars Battlefront 2 developer DICE has given fans two huge reasons to buy the PS4, Xbox One and PC sequel. With the Star Wars Battlefront 2 November 17 release date creeping up fast, DICE producer Craig McLeod told fans that the sequel won’t fizzle out like the first game. “A lot of people found that with the […]

Suns ready to roll dice on injured stars

Video Image Dockers back to winning ways1:17 AFL: The Fremantle Dockers have stopped their losing streak with a good win over the Gold Coast Suns. August 5th 2017 19 hours ago /display/ news and galleries/AFL/ David Swallow missed Gold Coast’s clash against Fremantle. Picture: Michael Klein Andrew HamiltonThe Courier-Mail Share Share on Facebook Share on […]