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  • Stardock would rather make a loss than alienate gamers

    Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has said redeeming his company’s products in PC gamers’ eyes is more important than a projected financial loss on Elemental: War of Magic.

  • Stardock founder says GFWL lacks “commitment to quality”

    Stardock founder Brad Wardell has voiced his opinion of Games for Windows Live, stating that the service has “too many stings attached” for developers.

  • Stardock’s Elemental: War of Magic site provides some updates

    Seems like ages since we’ve heard anything about Stardock’s fantasy-strategy game Elemental: War of Magic – at least on this end. However, the developers updated the official site for the game last week with some new information.

  • Impulse puts Braid, others on sale this weekend for 50% off

    Stardock’s Impulse service has quite a few games on sale this weekend, including Braid for 50 percent off the regular price.

  • Beta for Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy starts next week

    Ironclad and Stardock announced yesterday that the Beta for Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy will go live November 23. Those who preordered Diplomacy or the game’s last expansion will get first dibs. The Beta will include: New Envoy cruisers, Embassies, the “backbone” of the Diplomacy tech tree, Mission Generator, the beginnings of the Pirate […]

  • Stardock’s Brad Wardell: “If GFW takes over, I’m done”

    Stardock’s Brad Wardell has lashed out at Games For Windows Live, and says that if the service decides to “screw things up”, he refuses to make more PC games. Speaking with Shacknews, Wardell discussed how he started off as a “big Games for Windows Live advocate,” and wishes that “Microsoft would do a lot more […]

  • Demigod Patch 1.19 goes live today

    Gas Powered and Stardock announced on its official forums that an update for Demigod will be made available today. Patch 1.19 fixes loads of bugs, has some changes, and has removed the multiplayer Skirmish mode, but don’t worry – it will still be available for the single-player bit. Another patch is due out next week […]

  • Stardock and Gas Powered Games release Demigod demo

    Gas Powered Games and Stardock released a demo for Demigod today. If you have not played the strategy RPG yet, now’s your chance to try it out. Get it over on FileFront.

  • Stardock emails 50% off coupons to current Demigod users

    Stardock has started sending out 50 percent-off coupons to folks who have purchased Demigod as a way to make up for multiplayer networking issues. Players who receive one can download the game from Impulse for half off its normal $39.99 price or give the coupon to a friend. The offer is only valid till next […]

  • Sins of a Solar Empire expansion delayed

    Stardock’s Brian Clair, speaking on the company’s forum, has confirmed that the upcoming Sins of the Solar Empire expansion, titled Entrenchment, has been delayed until next year. The add-on to the popular space-based RTS was originally planned to release this week. Entrenchment “will first be put through a public beta test for pre-order customers” in […]

  • Sins of a Solar Empire gets “micro-expansions”

    Stardock’s announced a series of “micro-expansions” for Sins of a Solar Empire, the first of which – Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment – is currently in development and will be released later this year for $9.95 via Stardock’s Impulse digital distribution platform (here). More on IGN.

  • Sins of a Solar Empire expansion confirmed

    Stardock boss Brad Wardell’s confirmed that an expansion for Sins of a Solar Empire’s on the way in the “reasonably near future” in this Wired story. The game has shot into the PC charts in the US, outselling CoD4 in the most recent NDP PC data.

  • Stardock boss issues rallying cry: ignore the pirates

    While talking about PC gaming’s dwindling sales figures, Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has claimed that pirates simply shouldn’t matter to desktop developers. “‘So here is the deal: When you develop for a market, you don’t go by the user base. You go by the potential customer base. That’s what most software companies do,” wrote Bardell […]