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Chris Taylor would love to work on Total Annihilation

In the what-if scenario of the day, Gas Powered Games founder Chris Taylor has stated his desire to work on real-time strategy property Total Annihilation again. "I would love to yes, but the problem is you can’t just make a sequ...   read

 
 
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Gas Powered Games is now working on a free-to-play MMO

Although Wildman went unfunded on Kickstarter, I was still interested to see if Gas Powered Games could (and would want to) continue working on the project following the studio's acquisition by free-to-play powerhouse Wargaming. Speaking to...   read

 
 
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Wargaming.net acquires Gas Powered Games

Gas Powered Games, the team behind the Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander franchises, has been bought by World of Tanks creator Wargaming.net. Gas Powered Games has had recent trouble staying afloat, with a large amount of l...   read

 
 
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Gas Powered Games shuts down Wildman Kickstarter

During Gas Powered Games' Kickstarter campaign for action-RTS/RPG game Wildman, "a substantial number of the team" was laid off to avoid a situation where employees wouldn't receive severance pay if things didn't work out. Ultimately, they ...   read

 
 
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Gas Powered Games sees layoffs, might close Kickstarter

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 Wildman, Gas Power...   read

 
 
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Gas Powered Games turns to Kickstarter for Wildman

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 Demigod. Given th...   read

 
 
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No more new content planned for Age of Empires Online

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 anything else to this...   read

 
 
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Gas Powered Games website teases 'next big thing'

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 countdown set to end...   read

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

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 follow-up was da...   read

 
 
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Supreme Commander 2 PC patch 1.11 is a big one

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 centered on ran...   read

 
 


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A look at Supreme Commander 2's 'Colossus' unit

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 the "most incred...   read

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

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 first unit it hol...   read

 
 
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A look at Supreme Commander 2's 'AC1000' in action

"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 States Air Force)...   read

 
 
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A look at Supreme Commander 2's 'The Kraken' in action

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 firepower." Obv...   read

 
 
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A look at Supreme Commander 2's 'Bomb Bouncer' in action

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 one of the exp...   read

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

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 Facebook page. "I ha...   read

 
 
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Supreme Commander devs thinking of expanding the series

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 the series it s...   read

 
 
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All hail Supreme Commander 2's glorious spider mech

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 nowhere to be fou...   read

 
 
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Preview: Supreme Commander 2

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 general in a r...   read

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

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 formula by updating o...   read

 
 
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Supreme Commander 2 box art reminds me of Transformers

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 you're in for a...   read

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

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 their money. As ...   read

 
 
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Square Enix partners with Gas Powered Games

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 this seems to be t...   read

 
 
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Chris Taylor announces Dungeon Siege 3

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 burry the franchi...   read

 
 
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