Tag Archives: Stardock
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.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 12:49 BST
Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes developer Stardock has announced that its standalone strategy expansion will drop next month, along with a list of minimum specs.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 00:08 BST
Remember when Stardock sold digital distribution platform Impulse to GameStop? Instead of just rolling around in the stacks of fat cash it received from this transaction, the developer has launched a fund to help out new start-ups.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 22:56 BST
PC-centric developer Stardock has struggled thanks to Microsoft’s failure to implement DirectX 10 in still-popular 2001 OS Windows XP.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 02:10 GMT
Civilization 4 lead designer and Zynga staffer Soren Johnson has signed on to work with Stardock on upcoming games.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 00:18 GMT
Stardock has announced a standalone expansion to Elemental: Fallen Enchantress with an interesting twist on the core game’s mechanics.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 05:15 BST
Oxford developer Rebellion, best known for Sniper Elite and Alien vs Predator, has filed suit against Stardock and Ironclad, claiming trademark infringement. Gamasutra reports the crux of the matter is the new Sins of a Solar Empire expansion, which also rejoices in the name of Rebellion. Don’t go firing off angry letters just yet; as we learned in the Bethesda vs Mojang case, trademark holders are forced to engage in these kinds of battles or risk losing trademarks, and it may all be settled amicably. SoaSE: Rebellion released in June and has garnered positive reviews.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 08:09 BST
Stardock is suing a former employee for allegedly making a seriously dramatic exit from the company’s employ. Kotaku reports an ex-marketing manager has been accused of nicking off with a laptop, loads of confidential information, and some mysterious “material” for Elemental: War of Magic. Miseta left the developer three weeks before the game’s release; possibly coincidentally, it launched in such poor shape that Stardock is still apologising. The company is seeking $1 million in damages. You can dive into the sordid details on PDFCast.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 00:44 BST
The digital-only launch of Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion has been so successful that independent developer Stardock is considering getting out of the retail game all together.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 01:36 BST
Thu, Dec 01, 2011 | 02:44 GMT
Stardock has released an update for its space opera strategy epic, Sins of a Solar Empire, which polishes up the ageing graphics. The most noticeable difference in gamesradar‘s comparison shot is the lighting, which is significantly more gorgeous – that’s a technical assessment right there. If you’re not familiar with the grandest of grand real-time strategy games, hit up the website for more details.
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 | 20:27 GMT
Stardock has announced it’s releasing its library of PC games on Steam starting with Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity.
Sat, May 21, 2011 | 21:44 BST
Stardock’s Derek Paxton, lead producer and designer on Elemental: Fallen Enchantress, has said there shouldn’t be problems with the title once it launches like there were with Elemental: War on Magic.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 | 23:32 BST
Refusing to get into a “pissing contest”, Stardock’s Brad Wardell has dismissed derogatory comments about Impulse from GamersGate CEO Theo Bergquist – but not before taking a jab or two.
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 | 03:04 BST
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 | 01:48 BST
Stardock’s Brad Wardell has predicted a revolution in PC graphics, which may see consoles left gasping in the dust.
Wed, Apr 06, 2011 | 02:57 BST
The development team behind the indie space strategy game Star Ruler has announced on its web site that it will soon pull the game from being sold through Impulse. The reason? GameStop’s recent acquisition of the service.
Fri, Apr 01, 2011 | 02:39 BST
US retailer GameStop is set to acquire Stardock’s digital distribution business, Impulse, for an undiclosed sum.
Sat, Mar 19, 2011 | 12:55 GMT
Here’s some more shorts to get you ready for the weekend. It’s too nice outside to be wearing pants, ya know.
Thu, Mar 03, 2011 | 21:37 GMT
Thursday shorts, part 2: Jaffe and console design, more GDC panel bits, THQ gets into bother over Homefront balloons
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