Category Archives: Strategy
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 14:14 BST
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol developer Firaxis has taken an accessible yet challenging approach to flight combat. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with lead producer Lena Brenk to discuss its development.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 18:57 BST
Skyward Collapse, the turn-based 4X god-sim from Arcen Games, is out today on Mac and PC, and the developer sent over some screenshots and a new trailer for it. The game can be picked up through the official website, Steam, and other distributors. Brenna has been playing the preview build, and as soon as she returns from her much needed vacation, she’ll have some detailed impressions. Earlier today she told me it’s “sort of like playing chess against yourself, only you’re always a total bastard”. Awesome.
Check out the assets below, and the system requirements and features through the official website.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 13:42 BST
Civilization 5: Brave New World has a new video below discussing policies and ideologies – things which will make your civilization run smoothly or cause a diplomatic ruckus. This is due to the new social policy trees where you can choose autocracy, order or freedom. Watch below. Brave New World is expected in North America on July 9 and elsewhere on July 12.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 12:57 BST
Warhammer Quest will hit iOS formats from May 30, developer Rodeo Games has confirmed.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 12:45 BST
Fire Emblem: Awakening co-producer Hitoshi Yamagami has explained that the 3DS smash hit was – at one point – billed to be the last in the series, until it came out and sold very well.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 10:02 BST
SimCity developer Maxis has issued a new 4.0 update for its oft-debated world-builder. The patch adds a new park, improves emergency response time and much more. Get the patch notes here.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 15:56 BST
A cinematic trailer for Relic’s Company of Heroes 2 single -player campaign shows the Russian Front during World War 2 as well as emphasizing the high price one pays for victory under those circumstances.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 23:29 BST
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 16:37 BST
Critical Studio has released an update for Dunegonland, which comes with Infinite Dungeon Mode and a new achievement-style Star System. The game is also now available for Mac.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 15:55 BST
Total War: Rome – Destroy Carthage is the first of four books derived from The Creative Assembly’s strategy series, and history, of course.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 14:39 BST
Syndicate could be heading toward some kind of spiritual revival on Kickstarter, according to a teaser video for a project called Satellite Reign posted by 5Lives Studios.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 14:01 BST
Total War: Rome 2 and Company of Heroes 2 publisher Sega has confirmed that both of its strategy titles will be playable at his year’s Rezzed expo, taking place June 22-23 at The NEC, Birmingham.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 17:52 BST
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 14:29 BST
SEGA has announced that Total War: Rome 2 is the fastest pre-ordered Total War game to date, with over six times the number of pre-orders its first official week compared to Shogun 2. The Collector’s Edition has also pre-ordered well, with over half the available copies already sold out in the US. The firm also said Total War sales hit 2 million last year “without a major release,” to support the series. Those who pre-order the strategy title get the first DLC, The Greek States Culture Pack, free on the day of release. Rome 2 is out September 3.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:09 BST
Jagged Alliance: Flashback developer Full Control has six days of Kickstarter funding left, and has released a neat Unity-powered diorama, letting you scroll around a scene from the turn-based game’s actual gameplay.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 05:48 BST
Relic has come up with a variety of goodies to sweeten the deal when you upgrade to the Red Star retail release of anticipated strategy sequel Company of Heroes 2.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 02:38 BST
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Thu, May 16, 2013 | 17:25 BST
A new gameplay walkthrough for Ride to Hell: Route 666 has been released. It talks the viewer through the basic flow of the game, the roles in their gang, and the strategy needed to ensure their leadership is unchallenged. Route 666 is set for release this summer on Steam, XBLA and PSN.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 11:04 BST
World of Tanks developer Wargaming has announced an eSports tourney to mark its 15th anniversary.