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Gas Powered Games sees layoffs, might close Kickstarter


Studio behind Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander
Jan 18
When thinking of what-if scenarios that you wouldn't want to happen while running a Kickstarter campaign, I feel like "layoffs" would be up there pretty high. Days after seeking crowdfunding support for its action-RPG/RTS Wil... read
Wildman

Gas Powered Games turns to Kickstarter for Wildman


New project combines action-RPG and RTS gameplay
Jan 14
Teased last month by Gas Powered Games as "Project W," the studio's next game has now been unveiled as Wildman. This PC-only title will draw from the team's prior experience working on Dungeon Siege, Supreme Commander, and De... read

No more new content planned for Age of Empires Online


Creating more civilizations wouldn't be cost-effective
Jan 03
Bit of disappointing news for those of you actively playing Age of Empires Online, but nothing can last forever. Excluding some finished content scheduled to hit in the next few weeks, Gas Powered Games won't be adding anythi... read

Gas Powered Games website teases 'next big thing'


What is Project W?
Dec 19
It's been a while since I've seen one of these teaser websites, and while I can't say I miss them, I'd be interested to hear what Gas Powered Games has been up to lately. The studio is teasing something over here with a count... read

Gas Powered Games has 'a lot of interest in' Demigod 2


Aug 24
Demigod was a good game. As such, a sequel to Demigod would be -- I have to imagine -- received well. In a Gamescom-flavored interview between Gamers.fr and Gas Powered Games' leading man Chris Taylor, the notion of doing a f... read

Supreme Commander 2 PC patch 1.11 is a big one


Apr 16
Gas Powered Games hasn't been vacationing after the somewhat recent completion of Supreme Commander 2. And if they have, well, those cats know how to mix business with pleasure. Following last week's release of a hefty patch ... read

In the last day of our exclusive Supreme Commander 2 videos, Gas Powered's Chris Taylor takes a look at the "Universal Colossus" unit. The successor to Supreme Commander's "Galactic Colossus," Taylor calls this unit one of t... read feature

A look at Supreme Commander 2's 'Pulinsmash' in action


Feb 11
In today's exclusive look we bring you another experimental unit from the upcoming Supreme Commander 2, the "Pulinsmash." The massive unit spins its arms to create a vortex, which in turn sucks up nearyby enemy units. The fi... read

"Tons of fun at weddings, funerals, birthday parties, you name it," says Gas Powered's Chris Taylor of today's featured Supreme Commander 2 unit, the AC1000. Inspired by the real-life AC130 gunship (as flown by the United St... read feature


Today we take to the sea, with an exclusive look at "The Krakek," an Cybran faction experimental submarine in Supreme Commander 2. "It has a very intimidating look," says Gas Powered Games Chris Taylor. "Its looks match its ... read feature


In the first of five exclusive videos, Gas Powered Game's CEO Chris Taylor gives us a look at the "Bomb Bouncer" unit from Supreme Commander 2, the upcoming real-time strategy title for PC and Xbox 360. The "Bomb Bouncer" is... read feature

Gas Powered to show off 'next big thing' on February 15


Feb 04
Wondering what comes after Gas Powered Games ships Supreme Commander 2 in March? The "next big thing," obviously. "Can't wait to announce our next big thing on the 15th," Gas Powered's Chris Taylor wrote on his personal Faceb... read

If there is one thing I learned about Supreme Commander while at Gas Powered Games for my preview of it it's that the universe the game takes place in is huge, and with Squares Enix's new push for more story focused games in ... read feature

All hail Supreme Commander 2's glorious spider mech


Jan 21
As this new trailer for Gas Powered Games' Supreme Commander 2 reminds us, the real-time strategy title has a story. Consider me simple-minded if you like, but when my thoughts come into contact with this game, humans are no... read

If there is a genre out there that has sat pretty stagnant, it’s probably the RTS. In most cases you’re put on a flat map, given a bunch of soldiers, told to build something and then told to defeat someone by some... read feature

Chris Taylor: Innovation isn't always the answer for RTS


Jan 13
Ever get the feeling that real-time strategy as a genre is going through a weird transitional phase right now? There are a few exceptions; studios like Blizzard and Gas Powered Games who are staying true to the classic formul... read

Supreme Commander 2 box art reminds me of Transformers


Dec 23
Unless videogame box art is something truly outrageous, artsy, or so bad it rolls into good territory, it can be hard to talk about. The cover artwork for Supreme Commander 2 is exactly none of those things, so you just know ... read

Wait, what? Only 23% of Demigod buyers tried multiplayer?


Nov 19
Seriously? I mean, that game has little more than a skirmish mode as its solo component! For chrissakes, it's a Defense of the Ancients clone! Games like that don't roll well solo. But hey, people can do what they like with t... read

Square Enix announced today a partnership with Gas Powered Games, marking the first time the Japanese company has struck up a deal with a firm outside Japan. We've heard that Square Enix planned to expand west lately, and thi... read feature

Chris Taylor announces Dungeon Siege 3


Jun 08
Action RPG enthusiasts rejoice! Gas Powered Games founder Chris Taylor has mentioned in an interview with Eurogamer that there will be a Dungeon Siege 3. It looks like Uwe Boll’s terrible movie wasn’t enough to bu... read






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