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[Updated] Arma III Alpha Lite Giveaway

Update: All codes have now been distributed. Thank you for showing interest and if you received a code, we hope you enjoy more…

Mac, PC, Simulation
Civilization V: Brave New World Expansion On Its Way

2K Games and Firaxis announced today that they will be bringing a new expansion pack to Civilization V. Titled Brave New more…

Features, News, PC, Simulation
Maxis Dev Says SimCity Was Designed to Handle Internet Outages

SimCity’s launch has been full of trouble. From the word ‘go,’ the game’s servers were taxed well beyond capacity, keeping many more…

Features, Genre, indie, PC, Reviews, Simulation
RipTen Review: Cook, Serve, Delicious (PC)

How often do you have liquor at 10 AM in the morning? If you’re a functioning member of society, chances are that it’s more…

PC, Reviews, Simulation
RipTen Review: The Sims 3 Supernatural (PC)

Hold onto your broomstick, it’s time for the The Sims 3 Supernatural! This enchanting new add-on has cast a spell on me. Not more…

indie, Reviews, Simulation, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: Smooth Operator: Call Center Chaos (XBLIG)

The broad genre of sim games allows players to mechanically engage with interesting conceits. Dense plane sims have users at more…

Driving, Reviews, Sandbox, Simulation, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Forza Horizon (360)

What happens when you take the physics and feel of a racing simulator and combine it with the open road? Forza Horizon 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…

Features, Genre, News, Previews, Simulation
In A Game Of Dwarves, You Dig Or You Die (Preview)

If you happen to be a dwarf, you’re all too aware of the dangers of digging too deep. Sure, deeper earth may hold greater more…

PC, Reviews, Simulation, Strategy
RipTen Review: FTL (PC)

As someone who lived most all of his childhood through the nineties, I was the perfect audience to idolize the captains of 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…

Action, PC, Reviews, Simulation
RipTen Review: Galaxy On Fire 2 Full HD (PC)

While I’ve written on the resurgence of horror games in the indie space, there’s been another tiny resurgence that I’ve more…

News, PC, Simulation
Microsoft Ejects From Flight Sim Business… Again

For the second time in three years, Microsoft has canceled development on its Flight Simulator series. The latest 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…

News, Simulation
The Sims Invade Your Social Network with SimCity Social

SimCity impressed us quite a bit when EA showed it off at this year’s E3.  Though not set for release until 2013, our more…