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News, PC, Real Time Strategy
Blizzard Reveals Release Date For Heart Of The Swarm

Blizzard has confirmed, in a recent press release, that the long anticipated standalone expansion pack for Starcraft II, more…

News, PC, Real Time Strategy, Strategy
Starcraft 2 Lore Junkies Rejoice

For all the lore junkies that just love plot exposition, lore and background information, grinding them into fine powder and more…

PC, Real Time Strategy, Reviews, Steam
Ripten Review: Tryst (PC)

A game heralded as ‘the next Starcraft’ has a lot of hype to live up to. It’s a game that wants to be a fresh, new twist on a more…

indie, Mac, News, PC, Real Time Strategy, Simulation
Introversion Software Wants You to Become a Prison Warden

Any gamer worth their salt (or silicon) knows, or at least heard of, the British independent games’ studio Introversion more…

News, Real Time Strategy, Strategy
Get Your Hands Dirty in Latest Gratuitous Space Battles Update

We’re going to have our review of FTL up shortly, but Erandi’s take on that starship simulator reminded me of the more…

Action, First Person, First Person Shooter, Industry-News, News, Real Time Strategy, Simulation
Bohemia Interactive Developers Arrested in Greece (UPDATED: Statement from Bohemia Interactive)

A Greek news website, News247, has recently reported that two Czech nationals, aged 28 and 33, were arrested on the island of more…

Features, Music, News, PS Vita, Real Time Strategy, Tower Defense, Trailers, XBL Arcade
Zen Studios Shows it’s Much More than Pinball with KickBeat and CastleStorm

Sure, I’m bummed that we couldn’t be in Germany for Gamescom. XCOM multiplayer was on display and there was another chance to more…

Features, Internet Games, News, Real Time Strategy
Generals 2 Transforms Into Command & Conquer Free-To-Play

Command & Conquer: Generals 2, sequel to the highly rated Command & Conquer: Generals (2003) and its expansion pack, more…

iPad, Real Time Strategy, Reviews, Simulation
RipTen Review – Emergency (iOS)

I have peered down from the clouds upon many a battlefield. I have led my Alliance forces against the invading Orc horde. My more…

PC, Real Time Strategy, Reviews
RipTen Review: Sins Of A Solar Empire: Rebellion

The internet is quite good at making up and appropriating words; a quick glance at the “leet” article on Wikipedia will prove more…

PC, Real Time Strategy, Reviews
RipTen Review: World Of Battles: Morningstar (PC)

Strategy games live and die by their multiplayer, so when a game like World of Battles: Morningstar (WoBM) comes along and more…

Mac, MOBA, News, PC, Real Time Strategy
MOBA Fans Rejoice! Dota 2 Confirmed As A Free-To-Play Title

For anyone who enjoys online gaming, the free-to-play business model being adopted by many companies is a winning more…

Features, Previews, Real Time Strategy
Sins Of A Solar Empire: Rebellion Promises a “Significant Overhaul”

If a spaceship casts a shadow in the dark expanse of the stars, can anyone see it? If you’re planning on playing Sins of a more…

News, Real Time Strategy
Shogun 2 Map Editor Released

Within the last few months I’ve experienced a renewed excitement about video games, and it’s due in no small part to the more…

PlayStation 3, Real Time Strategy, Reviews, Third Person Shooter
RipTen Review: Starhawk (PS3)

When will Sony start promoting their first-party games? It has to be soon, right? They keep letting wonderful titles sneak more…