Inside Tuscon Business and The Arizona Republic pimp Ruckus in articles that read like press releases for the game. (source, source)

Newsday pimps Bridge. (source)

Malaysia’s The Star pimps the local Malaysia game Catur Bistari. (source)

The Independent had a nice article about Essen Spiel last week and continues this week with a list of the “50 best board games”. While a few decent ones made the list (Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Blokus), most are mainstream games, trashy ones at that, and some so trashy that one suspects that these were simply the first games that the writer found on his first adult visit to a local toy store. Some commenters are already questioning the list. (source)