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Dawn of War III will be getting all kinds of multiplayer fixes this month

Relic isn't done with supporting Dawn of War III just yet. While there aren't many issues with the final version, some annoying little bugs have reared their heads for players and Relic is hot on the case. For the first patch, coming this M...   read

 
 
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Relic releases a dev diary for Dawn of War III ahead of its open beta

I get the feeling that Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III is going to be divisive to the fan base. A lot of people seem to be complaining about a supposed "dumbing down" of mechanics or how there isn't anything new on offer. I don't necessar...   read

 
 

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After 19 years, StarCraft has gone free-to-play

StarCraft originally released on March 31, 1998. It's tough to write about a game that's nearly 20 years old without it sounding like an obituary. StarCraft's legacy is probably already set in stone; at the very least it's a benchmark...   read

 
 
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The Halo Wars remaster is getting a standalone release and it's coming to Steam

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is a remastered version of the 2009 real-time strategy game that came included with the "Ultimate Edition" of Halo Wars 2. Two months after the release of the sequel, Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is ...   read

 
 
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Dawn of War III's multiplayer is a bit underwhelming

I can’t say I’ve ever been a particularly big fan of real-time strategy games' multiplayer portions. I know that sounds crazy (seeing as how StarCraft is almost a national sport in Korea), but I like devising tactics and executi...   read

 
 
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Steel Division: Normandy 44 discount explodes onto the scene

Update: Now released! Slightly cheaper discount below. Fans of RTS and WWII should enjoy next month's release from Eugen Systems, Steel Division: Normandy 44. Just yesterday it became available for pre-order on Steam, starting at $39.99 for...   read

 
 
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Dawn of War III will have a last-minute multiplayer beta

Juuust ahead of launch on April 27, Relic is holding a beta for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. You'll be able to test out the game's multiplayer from April 21 at 10:00am Pacific to April 24 at 10:00am Pacific. Not every aspect from the ...   read

 
 
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Total War: Warhammer II gets a surprise announcement

When I saw an announcement for Total War: Warhammer II, I thought some websites were doing April Fool's a bit early. I could swear the first title came out just last year and I was right! I suppose instead of letting the hype die down from ...   read

 
 
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Dawn of War III drops on April 27, 2017

It won't be much longer now before we'll be sending our dispensable [Space Marine / Ork / Eldar] fodder into battle with reckless abandon. Relic Entertainment is prepping Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III for a worldwide PC release on Monda...   read

 
 
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Review: Neo Atlas 1469

“Y-you can't trick me! A black and white bear? It couldn't exist!”“A black and white bear… heh heh heh… Well, it's something different to look for if you reach the orient.”“A black and white bear&...   read

 
 


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Dawn of War III is looking better and better

Enough of the single-faction drip-fed trailers: this latest video for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War pits the Eldar against the Space Marines and the Orks in large-scale skirmishes, and the end result just plain looks cool. I'm no Eldar pla...   read

 
 
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All Halo fans will probably want to watch Halo Wars 2's launch trailer

Halo Wars is a curious thing. The Halo ties give it some crossover appeal for people who just want more Halo canon. But, the real-time strategy genre may be the exact opposite of first-person shooters. These games are Halo i...   read

 
 
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Folks are randomly getting StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty for free

With all of the sales it's had over the years, at this point, pretty much every Blizzard fan has likely tried the first part of StarCraft II, titled Wings of Liberty. But for those of you who haven't taken the dive, you might have been...   read

 
 
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New Dynasty Warriors game is less bashing, more clicking

Dynasty Warriors has been going for about as long as Japan itself. You are basically an anime samurai superhero, running around slashing a bajillion dudes who stand around waiting to take it like the masochists they are. The latest ent...   read

 
 
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Fan experiment shows how cool Red Alert 2 could be in VR

I've seen virtual reality developers convincingly achieve a sort of "living board game" effect with strategy games before, but not quite like this. That tablet interface for base-building is new to me. This proof-of-concept from creator &A...   read

 
 
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Dang, the Civilization VI launch trailer is really good

Rarely do launch trailers feature actually launches, but Civilization VI's does. That's far from the only thing it has working in its favor, though. It's an extremely well-executed video and you should take two minutes to watch it. Because...   read

 
 
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Review: Gotta Protectors

There are a lot of video games these days. Perhaps too many. Between the PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, Vita, 3DS, Steam, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Fire TV, and the Dreamcast, it can be easy to miss a game or two. Or three. O...   read

 
 
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The Eldar look like a real nuisance in Dawn of War III

To date, Relic has focused on the Space Marine side of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, but that's only one of the playable factions in the campaign. We'll also get to command the resourceful Orks and the oh-so-pesky Eldar. It's now the l...   read

 
 
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Hell yeah! Acquire is making another 'What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord?'

Oh my gosh, there's another What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord!? game in the works. I don't know how that keeps happening, but I'll continue to play this wacky series, even if it drifts away from the monster-breeding dungeon simulation...   read

 
 
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It's been a long wait, but Dawn of War III is shaping up well

It's no secret that I've been happy about Relic's revival of the Dawn of War series amid the countless other Warhammer 40,000 video game adaptations materializing on a now-yearly basis. There's so gosh darn many of 'em! And, aside from a dr...   read

 
 
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Review: Champions of Anteria

Champions of Anteria has an interesting history. Originally intended to be a different type of game, Champions takes the art assets created for The Settlers: Kingdoms of Anteria and melds them with a combination of Real Time ...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Little King's Story

I've heard people clamoring about Little King's Story ever since its release in 2009. "It's a great Pikmin-esque experience!" and "It's so cute and charming, you gotta play it!" they'd say. I'm not exactly sure why I didn't get around ...   read

 
 
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Ooh, Little King's Story is headed to PC next week

Wish there were more Pikmin-style games (or that Nintendo would at least acknowledge the existence of Pikmin 4 again)? Well, did you ever get around to playing Little King's Story? It's not to be missed. As of next week, it'll be even easi...   read

 
 
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See Dawn of War III's return to big battles and base building

We've had some clips here and there, but this narrated mission (an extension of what was shown at E3) is our first proper look at the gameplay of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. Watching this 12 minutes or so of footage, it's apparent R...   read

 
 
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Review: The Battle Cats POP!

Right now on my iPhone, I have roughly 22 free-to-play games. I don't take my 3DS or Vita with me when I leave the house, so whenever I find myself out-and-about with a moment of downtime I always like to grab a few minutes of Tap My Katama...   read

 
 


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