Posts Tagged ‘Turn-Based Strategy’

Top tier games today have a particular design goal that’s really messing up games: remove the parts of a game that are not fun. It seems like a good idea, but often designers forget that challenge, even if not fun, still can improve the game. Continue Reading »

 

XCOM is, with little to no reservation, a terrific and hugely important accomplishment in video game design. It is turn-based combat that is almost consistently breakneck and non-stop in its pacing. Continue Reading »

 

2K Games and Firaxis Games today announced that Civilization V: Gods & Kings has been shipped and is now available in North America. The expansion will be available internationally on June 22nd. “Developed by Firaxis Games, Sid Meier’s Civilization V: […] Continue Reading »

 

When it comes to computer games, calling a game a sequel usually means something.  At its worst a sequel has the same engine with nothing new beyond a slightly different story or new scenarios.  At its best a sequel builds […] Continue Reading »

 

ISOTX today announced "Iron Grip: Marauders", the next installment in the strategy series. "Marauders will once again take players straight to the core of civil unrest – this time in the form of airship piracy. The game is set several […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games today announced a new game mode that will be included in the upcoming "Civilization V" sequel called Extreme Diplomacy, which allows two world leaders to enter a death match fight if normal diplomacy fails. Two world leaders enter; […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox Interactive today announced that "Rise of Prussia" has been released via the major digital distribution portals. "Until March 15, anyone who purchases Rise of Prussia via participating digital distributors will receive a 75% off AGEOD’s title Birth of America […] Continue Reading »

 

Kalypso Media today announced a publishing agreement with Akella to publish "Disciples III: Renaissance," the turn-based strategy game by .dat, in North America, Western Europe and Asia Pacific. "Disciples III: Renaissance is a standalone turn-based RPG/strategy game set in an […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox released a "Rise of Prussia" demo today, giving players a chance to try out the upcoming turn-based strategy game by AGEOD. "The Rise of Prussia Demo gives you two scenarios, the short invasion of Saxony scenario and the option […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox Interactive today announced a pre-order special for "Rise of Prussia," where pre-order customers will receive a 75% discount on "Birth of America 2." This discount is available at most digital distribution portals. In addition, a new trailer has been […] Continue Reading »

 

A new trailer for the newly announced "Civilization V" sequel has been released, giving viewers a glimpse at what's to come in the next installment. "Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new directions with the introduction of […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games today announced that Firaxis is developing "Civilization V," not to be confused with the upcoming Facebook game – titled  "Civilization Network." A teaser page is up at http://www.civilization5.com/. "Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox released a new developer diary video that features Philippe Thibaut, game director at AGEOD. "Rise of Prussia takes players to an 18th-Century military conflict seldom covered in games or popular culture, placing them in charge of one of two […] Continue Reading »

 

Sony Online Entertainment and Wizzards of the Coast have announced "Magic: The Gathering – Tactics," an upcoming extension to the turn-based strategy series. "Magic: The Gathering – Tactics will allow players to command forces of dramatic 3D figures and powerful […] Continue Reading »

 

Slitherine today announced the digital distribution release of "HISTORY Great Battles Medieval", which is currently scheduled for a February 2010 retail release. The game is only available to purchase through the company’s website. "The PC retail release will be launched […] Continue Reading »