Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

Publisher Iceberg Interactive is clearly trying to corner the market on 4x games, where you expand, explore, exploit and exterminate while ruling a stellar empire. This review is of Star Drive, but Iceberg also publishes Endless Space (which recently released a must-have expansion, if you like the original) and a few other games in this same genre. Continue Reading »

 

Expeditions: Conquistador is a Kickstarter funded game. Kickstarter is a neat idea and I totally respect it as a way to fundraise, but I don’t think it will ever work for computer games. Continue Reading »

 

“Underpinned by the cutting-edge Essence 3.0 Engine™, Company of Heroes 2 brings tactical strategy to life like never before, thanks to the realistic ColdTech™ weather system, the revolutionary dynamic line of sight system TrueSight™, and realistic destructibility.” Continue Reading »

 

Sometimes the bad guys should win Strictly naval games are fairly small genre in computer games… as soon as anyone thinks of putting ships in a PC game, starships just seem so much prettier. Usually such games never reach their […] Continue Reading »

 

Gearbox Software today announced that it was the highest bidder for the Homeworld franchise from THQ. “Brian Martel, Gearbox Software’s Chief Creative Officer, has great love and respect for Relic’s brilliant, fun and innovative game and personally spearheaded the acquisition. […] Continue Reading »

 

Sword of the Stars: The Pit is a roguelike game set in the science fiction universe of Sword of the Stars, a decent enough 4x strategy game. Roguelikes are generally single player dungeon crawlers, and The Pit is no different: your mission is to take your […] Continue Reading »

 

Blizzard Entertainment today announced the launch of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, an expansion to the popular RTS game. “Players can now purchase Heart of the Swarm in retail stores throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Russia, South Korea, Australia, […] Continue Reading »

 

SEGA today announced that Company of Heroes 2 has been pushed back to a new release date of June 25th for North American and Europe. “Originally slated for earlier in 2013, Relic Entertainment is using the additional time to help […] Continue Reading »

 

SEGA today announced the release of the Gold Edition of Shogun 2: Total War. “Total War SHOGUN 2 GOLD Edition charts the entire history of the Samurai culture and puts you at the center of Japan’s most thrilling historical conflicts. […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox Interactive today anounced the release of Impire, the strategy game by Cyanide Studios Montreal. “Impire tells the Impudent tale of Baal-Abaddon, an Impatient and Impulsive demon Imprisoned in an Impractical Imp body by the Impotent and Impaired sorcerer, Oscar […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox Interactive today announced Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods, a new expansion in the strategy series that’s scheduled to be released in Q2 of this year. “The forthcoming expansion, titled Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods, will add a number […] Continue Reading »

 

A new patch for Awesomenauts was released today, which includes various tweaks, fixes, and a new Creeper Clunk skin with the cooperation of Mojang. “The bane of Minecraft players everywhere, the Creeper, made his way into Awesomenauts! The Creeper is […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox Interactive today announced that Crusader Kings II for Linux is now available on Steam and additional titles are in development. “Heralded as one of the best strategy games of 2012, Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining eras […] Continue Reading »

 

Positech Games today announced Democracy 3, the latest in the political simulation series. “A lot has changed in the world of politics since Positech first suffered the mental anguish of programming Democracy 2. We have had a global credit crunch […] Continue Reading »

 

Positech recently announced the release of the Outcasts expansion for Gratuitous Space Battles, which adds a new faction to the space strategy game. “The “Outcasts” expansion adds a new faction to the GSB universe, a cybernetic race shunned by religious […] Continue Reading »