Tag Archives: gaming

Battle for Zendikar Pre-release Report

100000 By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Hello fellow spell slingers! Today I am coming to you with my tournament report from the Battle for Zendikar Pre-Release! In this article I will cover the rare cards I pulled, provide a deck list of what I ran, and a quick synopsis of each round. Before I get […]

Beckett Preview: 2016 Gaming Almanac

1160000 By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst For the past five years, Beckett Media has produced its annual Gaming Almanac, which provides detailed checklists and pricing of collectible card games and non-sports cards for collectors and dealers alike. This year, Beckett has produced gaming and non-sports almanacs as their own standalone releases. The non-sports […]

2015 Force of Will World Championships

330001 By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Over the last few days, this radical and exciting new trading card game has been hosting their very first world championship tournament in Japan! Force of Will was released in North America earlier this year and it has become a huge success. Over the weekend, 24 members of Team USA […]

Magic The Gathering Preview 2: Battle for Zendikar

100000 By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Spoiler season is in full swing for Magic the Gathering’s new set Battle for Zendikar! Last week, Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger and Gideon, Ally of Zendikar were the primary focus. This week, the focus will be on the remaining two Planeswalkers and some new lands being released.

Look for a historic Box Busters — 1993 MTG Alpha — soon

41400000 By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary On Monday, Beckett Media will bear witness to a monumental occasion. Magic The Gathering super collector Adam Cai will be breaking open a starter deck from the 1993 MTG Alpha series on a special edition of Box Busters. He will be doing so on behalf […]

Final Update: Funko readies for Comic Con

15550000 By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary San Diego Comic Con is a little less than a month away and all the hype surrounding Funko and its exclusives has the vinyl collectors in a frenzy. There will be plenty of variety as Funko has been announcing SDCC releases. The ten waves […]

Beckett May auction includes Power Nine

3130000 Though Beckett Auctions has primarily focused on sport cards and memorabilia in its first year, it has dabbled (and sold) some nice non-sport and gaming items. It’s about time to power-up in that department for the May auction, which begins on Thursday and runs through May 17 at 9 p.m. Central with a 15-minute extended bidding window […]

Box Busters: 2015 Upper Deck Marvel 3D

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel 3D in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Contest: DBZ Heroes and Villains

170000 By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst It’s contest time once again, and we are celebrating the release of 2015 Dragon Ball Z Heroes and Villains. But, we’re not just giving away one box of DBZ. We’re in such a great mood that we’re not only going to give away a box […]

Contest: Legendary Fear Itself

110000 By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst The only thing we have to fear… Upper Deck‘s newest Marvel deck-building game is an expansion of the current Legendary series, which has included titles devoted to such franchises such as Guardians of the Galaxy and The Fantastic 4. However, Fear Itself follows the Marvel […]

Second Chance Contest: The Year of DBZ!

4950000 Since its re-release, the momentum of Dragon Ball Z has been nothing short of phenomenal. We’ve had a few successful giveaways and we aren’t stopping. Our most recent giveaway was a Facebook exclusive in which we served up five booster boxes and two starter decks to seven lucky winners. Now, we are having a […]

Contest: Win more Dragon Ball Z!

2110000 Buckle up, gamers, because we are giving away more Dragon Ball Z. The relaunch of this product by Panini America has been a huge hit and to celebrate this wonderful occasion, we are going to select two more lucky winners to each receive a booster box and a pre-constructed starter deck of 2014 Dragon […]

Topps Bunt players create real demand for virtual baseball cards

There’s a whole new type of collector out there with more than a million users and 75 million sports cards that you simply won’t find in the best of hobby shops or in any retail store aisle — unless you’re on a smartphone.

Beckett Card Gamer arrives today

Beckett Media is proud to announce the launch of our newest quarterly magazine, Beckett Card Gamer!

Box Busters: 2012 Marvel Super Hero Squad

Join Beckett Media’s Bryan Hornbeck and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2012 Upper Deck Marvel Super Hero Squad gaming cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

The Guild’s cast gathers for signing party

Putting together The Guild trading card set was a unique undertaking for Cryptozoic Entertainment from start to finish.

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Attax baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2011 Topps Attax baseball gaming cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.