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Civilization VI Ships Free Update Alongside Premium DLC

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Civilization VI launched on October 21st of this year after a six-year gap since the launch of the previous installment, Civilization V. Although Civilization V is pretty old at this point, it still boasts an impressive amount of players who regularly do their best to guide a chosen civilization to supremacy. Part of the reason for the large amount of persistent ...

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Duelyst Review

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Duelyst is a collectible card game for PC and Mac. Yes, I know that at this point, in 2016, that’s less exciting than it used to be. With TCG games like Hearthstone, Scrolls, Magic: The Gathering Online, and HEX (just to name a few) already on the scene, it’s increasingly harder to make a game that makes an impression. Luckily, though, Duelyst succeeds in many ways. ...

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Lost Dimension Review – Lost and Found

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Lost Dimension is a unique title. Developed by Lancarse and published by ATLUS, the game is a tactical strategy JRPG for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3. Though the game looks and plays very well on both systems, I played most of the game on PlayStation Vita. On the surface, Lost Dimension looks a lot like other strategy RPGs, but it has ...

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XCOM 2 Announced

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown came out not too long ago, and proceeded to be one of the best strategy games of its kind. having a great narrative, in-depth strategic gameplay, solid visuals, and a unique attachment and progression system for each one of your soldiers, XCOM squeezed hundreds of hours out of newcomers and long-time XCOM players alike. Today, we get ...

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Preview: Starfall Tactics is the Next Big Space RTS

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“Create a custom space fleet, lead it into battle and fight for control of the galaxy!” This is the sentence that I first read about Starfall Tactics, and it immediately led to me wanting to know more about the game. Space has always been a fascination of mine, and from space sims to RTS games such as Homeworld, I’ve lost ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Sentinels

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Today’s standout on Greenlight is Sentinels. Sentinels is a combination of elements of tower defense and the skills involved in first-person shooters. While games such as Toy Soldiers have taken similar mechanics and implemented them successfully in the past, it is still nice to see another game trying to put a spin on the tower defense genre. For me, tower ...

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Preview: Ymir Combines 4X Strategy With City-Building

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  City-building games were a staple of my youth. From games like Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom to Zeus to Caesar 3, I spent hundreds of hours building cities and watching them fail during my youth. The city-builders of today have unfortunately not had that same effect on me, and left me with no desire to revisit them once ...

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Hostile Takeover: The Manipulators

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My research today was rewarded with the discovery of an interesting RTS title that I had not heard of before. The Manipulators is a RTS-stealth hybrid where you control an alien race who uses parasitic powers to manipulate and control the beings of Earth. The game has a strong focus on creating solid AI and implementing a well-designed stealth mechanic. ...

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Clockwork Empires Receives December Update

Clockwork Empires Receives December Update

Clockwork Empires is a colony building simulator set in a Steampunk world of science and horrors. Now the Early Access title will be receiving a December update to add a few things. A December update for Clockwork Empires has launched, introducing “The Ghastly Tale of Amon Chalkbracket’s Eldritch Transformation.” Major new features include Laboratories and Scientists to study weird artifacts ...

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MASSIVE CHALICE Preview

MASSIVE CHALICE Preview by Double Fine

MASSIVE CHALICE is a tactical strategy PC game on an epic fantasy timeline from the creators of Psychonauts, Broken Age, and Costume Quest. MASSIVE CHALICE is one of many successful Kickstarter games, but it is Double Fine’s second successful Kickstarter. With the goal being at a whopping $725,000 , Double Fine nearly doubled their goal ending at $1,229,015. While their ...

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