Dead Cells: The Rogue-Lite Board Game Launch Trailer

Update - Dead Cells : The Rogue-Lite Board Game now on Kickstarter! Read our full launch press release here !

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This week, the jury of the Cannes International Games Festival unveiled the 12 games nominated for the "As d'Or" – French Game of the Year.Among the selection, we are thrilled to see 2 nominations for Scorpion Masqué: Flashback: Zombie Kidz nominated in the "Kids" category and Turing Machine in the "Expert" category.Congratulations to designers Baptiste Derrez and Marc-Antoine Doyon for Flashback: Zombie Kidz, and also the artists who illustrated the game beautifully.

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Turing Machine - 1st printing issues

Some of you have faced production issues (missing or damaged inserts mostly) with the 1st print of Turing Machine and we are very sorry about this!Please note that we do see every piece of feedback you share and that we take the issues very seriously, even those that do not affect gameplay. The files for future prints have been reviewed with the factory and insert issues will be corrected in those copies.To give you more insight, here is an outline of the whole verification process, for each one of our games:

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Lead the investigation in the universe of Zombie Kids. Flashback is an investigation game using pictures. Embark on a cooperative adventure with other kids or with your whole family in a world frozen in time. Explore the past to solve mysteries in the present, and change the future to save the world! Discover the whole story, bit by bit, through the eyes of the characters living it. Put together all the points of view to discover clues, uncover and figure out mysteries, and answer the final questions. Understanding the past might help you to change the future and save the world from the horrible monsters!

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2021 Year-End Review!

You’ve been anxiously anticipating its arrival, but here it is! At last! Scorpion Masqué’s sixth Year-End Review, in words, thoughts, and numbers!Year-End Review?For newcomers, my name is Christian Lemay, and I founded Scorpion Masqué in 2006. Each year since 2016 I sum up our 12 previous months of activity and I give my thoughts on the board game industry, and its evolution... and I also add some nice and crunchy financial details.Scorpion Masqué is a board game publisher. Our job consists of:

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The Spiel des Jahres: A Photo-Journal!

On Monday, May 17 I woke up at 6 a.m., as usual, to take my children to school. I have a bad habit of checking my phone as soon as I open my eyes, because the light of the screen helps me keep my eyes open. While checking my messages on Messenger and Twitter, I notice some strange activity that I don't quite understand. Scorpion Masqué is being flooded with tags and congratulations. Slowly the realization begins to dawn on me: the nominations for the Spiel des Jahres have just been announced (it's noon in Germany) and Mia London and the Case of the 625 Scoundrels is one of the finalists for the Kinderspiel, the children's category. My heart does a quick double backflip. I have a hot flash; I finally understand what my mother went through during her menopause.  But wait... that’s not all... a few moments later I see that Zombie Teenz Evolution is also a finalist... in the most prestigious category, The Spiel des Jahres! 

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About Scorpion Masqué

Scorpion Masqué is a leading Montreal-based tabletop game publisher part of the Hachette Group. Since 2006, our passion has been making quality games for children, adults, and the whole family, with the goal of creating memorable moments for everyone. With more than 40 published games, Scorpion Masqué is a recognizable and renowned brand on the international scene. We have a presence in more than 45 countries and have sold over 2.5 million games since the studio founding. Some of our successes include multi award-winning titles such as Zombie Kidz Evolution, Decrypto, and Turing Machine.