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XCOM: Enemy Unknown [Preview] – Isometric strategy

It’s tempting, whenever writing about XCOM: Enemy Unknown, to get caught up in the whole console vs.

By John Robertson | 6 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

XCOM: Enemy Unknown dev: There are lots of good console strategy games

Along with the announcement of every strategy game appearing on a console, comes the predictable cries that the genre does not work with a control pad.

By Paul Younger | 6 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Firaxis developing new XCOM strategy title

There may be an XCOM FPS coming but what ever happened to the classic strategy formula? 
Today there’s some great news for fans of the original games as 2K and Firaxis announce the development of XCOM: Enemy Unknown which will feature an all-new invasion story. As you may know, Firaxis have worked on Sid Meier’s Civilization series so there’s some pedigree behind the development team as they set to revive the classic strategic elements of the original series which debuted back in 1993.

By Paul Younger | 5 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Civilization V publisher: strategy games ‘not contemporary’

In a fumbling attempt to explain why the forthcoming XCOM title is not a strategy game, 2K president Christoph Hartmann says those titles are just “not contemporary”.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 8 Nov 2010 | Comments Off

Brady Games Reveals StarCraft 2 Strategy Guides

Videogame guide publisher Brady Games has revealed details of their Startegy Guides for StarCraft 2.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jul 2010 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 8 Jul 2010 | Comments Off

Steam: LucasArts Adventures, Strategy Games Cheap

Steam’s Midweek Madness sale has dropped the price of the LucasArts Adventure Pack, along with hardcore strategy titles Europa Universalis III Complete and Hearts of Iron III.The LucasArts Adventure Pack, containing Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Loom, and The Dig, is currently 50 per cent off, dropping to £3.49 GBP.Europa Universalis III Complete (containing the expansions In Nomine and Napoleon’s Ambition) is down to £12.49 GBP, as is Hearts of Iron III, and the two can also be picked up in one bundle for £24.98 GBP.The LucasArts Adventure Pack contains a load of goodness along with Fate of Atlantis, which is one of the best adventure games of all time, so that’s worth a purchase if you like a bit of point-and-clicking.

By Paul Younger | 26 May 2010 | Comments Off

Strategy First Sale On Steam

Strategy First has dropped the price of all its titles by 50% on Steam.We’re told that the Complete Package – which includes 30 games – is $49.99 USD until tomorrow, 11 September, but it’s still showing up at the regular price of £72.99 GBP for us here in the UK so that deal may be US specific.

By Paul Younger | 10 Sep 2009 | Comments Off

SW:TOR Video: The Empire Changes Strategy

Master Gnost-Dural uncovers the truth behind the return of the Madalorians in this latest video from BioWare on the lore on the upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2009 | Comments Off

Stardock announces two RTSes: Servo, and Ashes of the Singularity

Stardock has announced a pair of new RTS games with entirely opposite gameplay styles: Servo, and Ashes of the Singularity.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Mar 2015 | 1

StarDrive 2 Preview

I write this introduction from amidst the ashes of my StarDrive 2 empire.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Feb 2015 | 3

Blitzkrieg 3 will shockingly make you pay for it

Does everything need to be free to play now? Thankfully not everything.

By Paul Younger | 27 Feb 2015 | 0

Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado launch trailer explains things very quickly

The El Dorado expansion for Europa Universalis IV is now out, and its launch trailer manages to explain most of its new mechanics rather succinctly.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Feb 2015 | 0

Europa Universalis IV’s El Dorado DLC patch 1.10 detailed

As tends to be the case with a Paradox grand strategy expansion DLC release, the base game of Europa Universalis IV is getting a major patch too.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Feb 2015 | 0

Sid Meier’s Starships launch on 12 March

2K and Firaxis have decided on a 12 March launch date for Sid Meier’s Starships, so that’s the day when you’ll be able to take Sid’s fleet for a spin in the cosmos.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2015 | 0

Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado video explains mechanics

I could probably have found a more boring headline for this Europa Universalis IV story, but only with some serious effort.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Feb 2015 | 0

Into the Stars Interview with Fugitive Games

4-man dev outfit Fugitive Games seemingly sprung up out of nowhere at the start of this year with a Kickstarter for a space-themed journey game, and two former project leads from DICE.

By Rich Nolan | 23 Feb 2015 | 2