Category Archives: Strategy
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 23:16 BST
Stardock has announced the first DLC pack for ambitious sci-fi strategy Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 22:41 BST
The two-person team at Montreal indie Loading Studios is hard at work on Space Nomads, a first-person tower defence game. What sets this one apart from the rapidly-expanding ranks of this one-time niche genre is that it’s co-operative and procedurally generated – oh, and the sweet retro sci-fi aesthetic. A new alpha gameplay video is available through the break, showing off the latest build, and Loading has asked for feedback via its forums.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 22:27 BST
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 14:29 BST
Sega has finally confirmed the release date for Total War: Rome 2 as September 3rd, 2013.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 22:50 BST
The premise of Project X Zone is simple: take a huge bunch of Sega, Namco Bandai and Capcom characters and throw them all into a story-driven strategic RPG. Which characters? I’m so glad you asked, hypothetical reader. This trailer showcases some of Capcom’s favourites.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 22:47 BST
Rymdkapsel, a highly unusual RTS effort for Vita and PS Mobile certified devices, is headed to the PlayStation Store for $5 later this month. It’s a base-building affair which boasts of being extremely minimalist, and from the sounds of it, this extends to mechanics as well as the simple, colourful graphics. It sounds pretty intriguing and was put together by a team of one. Hit up the PlayStation Blog for more information.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 08:43 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown has been released on Mac directly from porting studio Feral Interactive. However, the game can only be bought direct from the developer or via the Mac App Store, as a Steam release still hangs in the balance.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 00:10 BST
The long-awaited Plants vs Zombies 2 finally has a release window, and an extremely pertinent subtitle.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 03:21 BST
Swords & Soldiers 3D, a 3DS port of Romino’s excellent side-scrolling strategy title, is looking pretty good.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 00:42 BST
Aspyr has updated the OS-X version of Company of Heroes Complete to add new ways to play.
Sat, May 04, 2013 | 16:16 BST
Early footage of the combat in Planetary Annihilation has been shown in a live stream demonstration video by Uber Entertainment.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 13:15 BST
War of the Human Tanks is the anime-centric strategy PC game from studio Yakiniku Banzai. It’s rather cute, very mad and right up the street of anyone who favours quirky Japanese games. It’s available to buy in the west today, courtesy of localisation team Fruitbat Factory .
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 16:34 BST
Crusader Kings 2: The Old Gods is the fourth expansion for the strategy title. The first in a three-part series, the video features project lead Henrik Fåhraeus explaining the prominence of pagans in one of “Europe’s darkest and most brutal periods.” The Old Gods releases on Mac and PC May 28, and players can choose to rule as a Pagan or Zoroastrian, and it also focuses on “the dreaded Vikings and their tradition of pillage and adventure.”
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 13:28 BST
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 02:37 BST
Two little bits of gossip regarding RTS developer Petroglyph suggesting job cuts and a new game in the works.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 01:55 BST
Combat is just part of a wealth of gameplay systems in Clockwork Empires, and Gaslamp Games is determined to keep it from feeling either tacked on or too prominent.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 22:48 BST
Mode 7′s glorious turn-based tactics title Frozen Synapse arrives on iPad on May 16; it boasts cross-play between iPad, Mac and PC, which you can see in action through the break.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 17:13 BST
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol will release on iOS on next week, 2K has announced.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 12:37 BST
Civilization 5: Brave New World has been given its official packshot by publisher 2K Games. Feast your eyes on the expansion’s garb here.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 09:01 BST
World of Tanks developer Wargaming is supporting National Military Appreciation Month by offering players charity DLC bundles that will give back proceeds to a selection of causes.