Category Archives: Strategy
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 05:40 BST
In a video narrated by Shigeru Miyamoto, the designer discusses why the Wii U is such a perfect host for Pikmin 3, the long-awaited artificial life management sim.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 14:26 BST
Command & Conquer from Victory Games will be entering closed beta this summer.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 09:56 BST
SimCity developer Maxis has published the game’s 5.0 update, which includes regional missions greater data control and much more. Get the full patch notes here.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 17:17 BST
SEGA has announced its E3 line-up, and the firm is bringing five titles to the expo next week. SEGA’s full line-up includes: Sonic Lost World (Wii U, 3DS) out this Holiday; Castle of Illusion (PC, PSN, XBLA) out this summer; Company of Heroes 2 (PC); Total War: Rome 2 (PC); and The Cave (mobile). This will be the first publish showing of both the new Sonic title and the mobile version of Double Fine’s The Cave.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 12:12 BST
World of Tanks developer Wargaming has announced that its insanely popular free-to-play tank sim has passed the 60 million registered user mark. The studio has published a new trailer ahead of its E3 2013 showing next week.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 02:11 BST
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:51 BST
Fire up Steam to take advantage of a free-to-play weekend for the turn based strategy to rule them all, Civilization 5. The Firaxis Games epic will be free until 1:00PM PDT on June 9, in celebration of the upcoming release of expansion pack Brave New World. 2K is also offering 75% off the entire Civilization franchise until 10:00AM PDT June 10, on Steam and beyond. If you pick Civ 5 up on sale, you can carry over your saves from the free-to-play weekend, too. Brave New World is available for pre-order, by-the-by, at 10% off.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 15:02 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a new trailer available which highlights the story of Cleopatra: the lady who secured the throne of Egypt using the armies of Caesar and killed herself with an asp. Check out the battle for the Nile below. Rome 2 is out September 3 on PC.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 13:28 BST
Blood Bowl 2 has been announced for PC by developer Cyanide Games. It’s a turn-based strategy romp based on the Games Workshop tabletop series.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 05:31 BST
Ironclad Games has released the first DLC pack for stand-alone expansion Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. As previously detailed, Forbidden Worlds goes for $5 and adds new planet types, planet specialization, technologies, planetary bonuses and even more Steam achievements. You can grab it on Steam, GameStop, GamersGate, GameFly or directly from IronClad.
Thanks, Blue’s News.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 03:44 BST
Steam has opened pre-purchases for Europa Universalis 4, with Paradox offering the now almost obligatory 10% discount during launch period. The core version is priced at $40 with a special digital edition going for $45 and packing a few extras. The strategy effort launches on August 14.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 20:03 BST
StarCraft 2 has a video below showing the return of spawning. Those who played the original StarCraft and Warcraft 2 may recall being able to bring a player who didn’t yet own the game into yours game and play together. Thanks to the starter edition, your friends can now join you. Spawning will also allow them access to part of the game inaccessible through your copy. Have a look at it in action below. Spawning is being deployed globally today, so it may not be available in your region right away. It will be published across the globe by the end of the day.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 16:55 BST
Firefly Studios has announced Stronghold Crusader 2 will be shown at E3 next week. After its press viewing, the first screenshots and trailer will be released to the public. The game contains new visuals, a new battle interface, new units and AI characters with all-new maps, unit classes, traps and unique castle designs. The new website will be launched on June 11, where you will be able to see the new artwork, shots, and trailer. Stronghold Crusader 2 is slated for a Q4 2013 release , and later this year, the team plans to seek additional funds through Gambitious to help crowd fund polish, a closed backer-only beta and additional game content.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 15:30 BST
Company of Heroes 2 will go into open beta later today and run until June 18.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 11:45 BST
Double Fine has successfully funded its tactical fantasy romp Massive Chalice on Kickstarter.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 15:50 BST
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 15:07 BST
The destiny of humanity is in your hands – except some fool gave them free will and the little bastards won’t stop slaughtering each other. This is Skyward Collapse, the hardest game of chess you’ve ever played against yourself.
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 19:58 BST
The StarCraft 2: WCS America Season 1 Regional Finals are going on this weekend, and those who win will be on the path to the year-end world championship.
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 15:42 BST
Company of Heroes 2 has a new trailer available below. The title of the video may confuse you, considering it’s called “More than Tanks,” but really that’s what the video shows. Men running around on the ground firing weapons, while tanks blow other tanks and the land around them to smithereens. Honestly though, there’s more than just heavy machinery in the game. You can drop bombs from the sky as well. Company of Heroes 2 is out on PC June 25.
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 12:50 BST
Prison Architect developer Introversion has launched the game’s 10th alpha build, bringing Linux and Steam Workshop support into the fold, as well as violent riots.