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Akropolis by Gigamic and Hachette BoardGames Coming Soon

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Hachette Games and Gigamic announced the upcoming tile placement game Akropolis will be coming to the US on July 1st 2022. "Construct the most prestigious Akropolis and develop cohesive districts for your citizens. As you create new buildings, you will expand your city - either spreading out or building up. The higher your stacks of tiles, the more valuable the buildings! Just make sure you don't run out of stone; it's a finite and valuable resource for every architect!" Gameplay Overview Take on the role of an architect and build your own akropolis in ancient Greece. Try to construct districts of similar buildings and stack them high to increase their value. Add plazas as multipliers for even more points! Each turn, choose an available tile and add it to your city. The further down the construction site the tile is, the more stone you'll need to pay to take it. Immediately add the tile to your city, either expanding outward or stacking higher. Once all tiles hav

Gutenberg English Edition by Portal Games Coming Soon

Portal Games announced that the hit game, Gutenberg, published by Granna, will be co-published by Portal Games, enabling gamers in North America, Australia and New Zealand access to this great game from the friendly local and online stores in these markets. Gutenberg was initially released at Essen Spiel 2021.

Portal Games will publish Gutenberg alongside the set of promotional tiles, which were offered during the European premiere of the game at Spiel in Essen, Germany in October 2021. The promotional tiles will be available with preorders at the Portal Games North America store.

Portal Games is printing Gutenberg at the Granna factory in Warsaw, Poland, where the first release of the game was printed, ensuring the same excellent quality of components, including the unique 3D wooden letter blocks. Gutenberg will retail for $70 and preorders start on January 10th with North American preorder fulfillments occurring in March 2022.

"We will continue to deliver outstanding strategy games to our fans around the world, as well as support our existing product lines", said Ignacy Trzewiczek, President of Portal Games. "We are happy to be working on this project with the wonderful European board game company, Granna, and are excited about the new opportunities this cooperation brings."

Co-publishing Gutenberg with Granna starts a new chapter in the growth of Portal Games, which  has expanded its operations from developing and marketing its own titles to distributing the products from the other European publishers to North America and other regions worldwide, and publishing English titles from CMON and others in Poland.

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Gutenberg is a mid-weight strategy game taking place in Europe in the 15th century. Each player takes the role of the printing pioneer trying to build their wealth and fame by developing their production capacity and gaining the support of patrons. Through bidding for specific actions the players develop their printing workshops, acquire new fonts, inks and decorations. The unique system of rotating gears allows players to combine bonuses and earn large amounts of points. The game lasts six rounds and the player with the most points at the end wins.

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