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Steamforged Games Acquires Euthia

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Steamforged Games, leading UK tabletop games developer and publisher (Monster Hunter World: The Board Game, DARK SOULS: The Board Game , Horizon Zero Dawn: The Board Game , Bardsung , Epic Encounters , and more) announce acquisition of the Euthia IP and a partnership with Czech studio, Diea Games, to resurrect the Euthia board game crowdfunding campaign that was cancelled in May  this year after raising over half a million dollars in just two days.  Euthia, rated 8.8 on BoardGameGeek and currently out-of-print, is an open-world fantasy sandbox RPG board game that initially ran on Kickstarter in 2020 and was well-received by the public. Described as Diablo-esque by reviewers, the game can be played competitively, solo, or cooperatively. News of the cancellation of the second crowdfunding campaign was felt throughout the tabletop community. With Steamforged's support, Diea Games are now able to realise their dream of becoming a full-time development studio and can continue their w

Pokémon GO: Verizon Special Weekend in US

A third Special Weekend has been announced for Pokémon GO. Previously announced were the 7-Eleven Event in Mexico and the Grubhub Event in the US. Now Verizon Wireless is having a Special Weekend of their own. Trainers will soon enjoy enhanced gameplay features (such as Verizon Sponsored PokéStops, Sponsored Gyms, and Sponsored Gifts).

Starting October 20th eligible Verizon users in the United States will be able to obtain tickets for the exclusive event. Trainers who are subscribed to Verizon mobile plans will be able to obtain a ticket by signing in to the Verizon Up app and will be available until the event day, on November 7th.

The tickets provide Trainers access to the event-exclusive Timed Research and special Pokémon attracted to Incense on Saturday, November 7th, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. only in the US.

  • Timed Research will reward Incense x3, Star Piece x1, and Charizard Mega Energy x100 plus encounters with Chansey, Spoink, Absol, Bronzor, Gible, and Sewaddle.
  • The following Pokémon will be attracted to Incense during the event: Bulbasaur, Charizard, Squirtle, Pikachu, Unown V & Z, Sableye, Patrat, Minccino, and Ferroseed (including shiny).
    • Incense will also last for one hour.
  • You'll receive an exclusive event medal in Pokémon GO.
  • Eligible Verizon users will be able to unlock the Verizon Mask and Hoodie avatar items
    • More Verizon avatar items will be available at a later date
  • All Trainers will be able to receive a Sponsored Verizon Gift by spinning select PokéStops

Coming Soon

  • Select Verizon stores in the United States will become Sponsored PokéStops or Gyms
    • All Trainers will be able to spin these Verizon Sponsored PokéStops to receive Sponsored Field Research task
  • Coming in 2021, Legendary Raids will appear in Verizon Gyms


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