Rachel Swaby in Wired recommends Dominant Species, Race for the Galaxy, Twilight Struggle, Runewars, and Labyrinth: War on Terror. (source)

ABC News profiles the upcoming movie Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story. (source)

The Game Aisle reviews the NY Toy Fair. (1, 2, 3)

The Telegraph promotes Carmelyn Calvert and her game Square Shooters. (source)

TD Monthly conducts a small-scale but interesting survey of best-selling games in the US at retailers. Here is 2011’s edition. Notable is that the survey includes unit sales at example retail stores.

The Ottawa Citizen promotes The Magic Labyrinth, Dixit, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island, and local game stores. (source)

The Concord Monitor promotes John Shelley and his game Bag-O-Loot. (source)

Crafting a Green World points out how to turn board games into a purse, comb, bookmark, and pendant. (source)