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Hasbro Launches New Monopoly That Can Be Played In Under 30 Minutes
One of the biggest gripes I have with Monopoly these days is that I don’t want to spend half of my day to dedicate my life to a game where I make believe I am a business tycoon when the only reason why I end up winning is based on pure luck. At thirty-one years old, I’m sure children, teens and young adults have even less time to spend on […]

Alan Turing gets own Monopoly edition
Just last week, we did talk about there was the Monopoly: Street Fighter Collector’s Edition, and here we are kicking off a brand new week with a non-fictional character getting his very own Monopoly edition – the computer pioneer known as Alan Turing. Celebrating Turing’s life, this special Monopoly edition will be accompanied by a facsimile of a hand-drawn version Turing that actually played on, now how about that? The […]

Monopoly: Street Fighter Collector’s Edition now available on Amazon
While Street Fighter is a game you usually play on the console while beating your friends senseless, you might recall that back in February, Monopoly: Street Fighter Collector’s Edition was announced and gamers were given a chance to vote on the tokens that they’d most like to see in the game. Well if a board game version of Street Fighter is something you wouldn’t mind playing, especially since it adds […]

Fans choose new World of Warcraft Monopoly Pieces
With all the iconic images from the World of Warcraft game and the stories behind it, it must have been difficult to choose just 6. But when it came to the point for Blizzard to make a decision with regards to which icons would feature in the upcoming Monopoly: World of Warcraft board game, they did their homework and narrowed it down to just ten selections.


World of Warcraft Monopoly currency revealed
It was previously announced that Monopoly would be getting a World of Warcraft makeover sometime this May, and it looks like the folks over at Kotaku have received some additional details about the game. Yesterday they unveiled the currency that will be used in the game, and we’re sad to inform you the game won’t be played with gold/silver/copper coins. Printed bills will be used, with each note featuring an […]

Monopoly: Street Fighter Collector’s Edition
If you’re a fan of Street Fighter and Monopoly, you’ve probably heard about the special Street Fighter edition of Monopoly that will be coming out soon. However, that’s not all – it looks like you’ll be able to choose which characters will be part of the tokens that ship with the final version. Instead of a top hat, iron or boot it looks like you’ll be able to use one […]

Game of Life and Monopoly get zAPPed
At Toy Fair 2012, Hasbro showed off the latest variations of its classic family board games – Game of Life and Monopoly. The games company teamed up with Volumique, a French-based innovator, to create Game of Life zAPPed and Monopoly zAPPed. The board games play out like the original versions but with an added twist. In the center of the board, an iPad running the respective zAPPed app will be […]

Apple wants antitrust lawsuit to be dropped
Awhile ago, Apple was sued by Thomas Slatterly, an iTunes user after they blocked music from RealNetworks’ Harmony service from working on the iPod, just days after it was launched. The class action lawsuit against Apple claimed that they were creating an unfair monopoly and acting unfairly against the competition (which is quite ironic considering that the DRM software used to block the competition was called FairPlay).In Apple’s defense, they claimed […]

Sprint gets vocal about AT&T-T-Mobile acquisition
While Sprint appeared calm and collected about the whole AT&T-T-Mobile buyout when it was first announced, it looks like they haven’t been so cool after all. Sprint has just announced that they oppose the whole $39 billion takeover. At present, AT&T is the second largest carrier in the US, with Verizon in the lead. If AT&T takes over T-Mobile, it would make them the largest carrier in the US, leaving […]

Monopoly Millionaires hits Facebook
Had enough of Monopoly yet? Apparently EA and Hasbro don’t seem to think so. They have just announced a new version of their hit board game Monopoly, slated to arrive on the world’s biggest social network- Facebook. Called Monopoly Millionaires, it will allow people from all over the world to participate in this game of making money without being in the same room or even country at once. The fact […]

Monopoly releases new boardgame with a built-in computer
Hasbro will be releasing a new version of Monopoly (Monopoly Live) that comes with a built-in computer that is in the shape of a tower in the center of the board. The tower-computer acts an overseer for the game, keeping track of each player’s bank account, property and even places on the board. By doing so, the computer can help speed up game calculations; so that people spend more time […]