Upper Deck’s Legendary deck-building game is getting a digital version (iOS, Android, and Steam). Legendary DXP will feature a new fantasy setting, solo and match play, and a “gauntlet” mode for 5-player competitions and weekly leagues.

Magic: The Gathering is also due for a new digital version, this time in the form of a MMORPG from Cryptic Studios.

Codename Entertainment has licensed Dungeons & Dragons for a clicker game, Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms. The game will take players on a quest through the Sword Coast region and will feature at launch two characters from the Force Grey streaming series. Updates and additional features, including a tie-in to the Tomb of Annihilation, are scheduled to occur monthly.

For the hard-core board gamer, the Board Game Stats app, useful for tracking one’s collection and logging games played, is now available on Android.

Ports of solitaire favorite Friday are now available on Android and iOS.

Race for the Galaxy, already available on Android and iOS, is now also good on PC via Steam ($7). It can be played against AI or cross-platform multiplayer. Both the Gathering Storm and Rebel vs Imperium expansions are available as add-ons at $4 each.

Asmodee Digital has launched Spot It! on mobile as Spot It! Duel: A Dobble Game (Android and iOS). In this digital form, as players progress through various arenas, they collect Dobble characters, who convey special powers. Spot It! Duel is free-to-play, with in-app purchases.

The Renegade Games Companion App has been upgraded with support for Clank! Sunken Treasures. And another game from Renegade has been announced by Dire Wolf Digital. Lotus, the game about assembling flowers from individual petals, is due on Android and iOS later this summer.

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Legendary: Marvel: Noir Expansion.

Hitting shelves in February for $19.99, Legendary: Marvel: Noir will have you playing though the Marvel Noir storyline. The game will feature 5 new heroes, 2 Villain groups, 2 New Masterminds and 4 new schemes. Players will be able to use the Noir versions of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Angel.

Marvel: Noir will be the 12th expansion to Legendary: Marvel, and will contain 100 new cards with Noir artwork.

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Legendary-Encounters-Firefly-ArtShiny! Upper Deck has announced that a new core set for Legendary, a Firefly one, will be released in July. That’s 500 cards of gorram goodness. It’s cooperative, with players working towards completing episodes without earning too many strikes. Once an episode is over, the game starts anew. The game will feature all-new artwork, and have fan favorite protagonists such as Patience, Niska, Saphron and the evil Alliance.

Along with 500 cards, Legendary Encounters: Firefly will include a game mat and full color rulebook and retail for $59.99.

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Farkel Strategy Book

How to Win More Often Playing FarkelNew from Legendary Games, 75 pages of “odds, percentages, and Farkel strategy.” It’s How to Win More Often Playing Farkel.

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In announcing the June release of Dark City, Upper Deck Entertainment described this first expansion for Legendary, the Marvel deck-building game, as “darker, grittier and tougher.” The set of 350 cards will include Apocalypse and Kingpin among the 6 new villain groups and 5 new masterminds. Among the 17 new heroes with unique art, though, will be the X-Force and Marvel Knights.

Expect a $40 price tag.


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