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Oh dang, StarCraft Remastered is only $15

Blizzard has opened pre-orders for StarCraft Remastered and you know what that means: it's not far off! The iconic real-time strategy game (and its Brood War expansion) will be back in our lives on August 14, 2017 looking and sounding bette...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Stellaris: Utopia

They said I could grow up to be anything I wanted. So I became a robot. To say my Federation-friends were alarmed might be an understatement, but with the threat of space fascism out there, there is more to worry about than a species of cud...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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&...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 




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Looks like that Ataribox thing is opening for preorders/crowdfunding on Hopefully theyll have added some details about what theyre selling before asking people to part with their cash

 
Electric Reaper

So, Steam Direct seems to have no standards, other than not seriously pissing off the Steam staff, while Steam Early Access seems to have some actual Can we get the current Early Access crew to take over Direct?

 
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Finished the new BotW It was just It starts off kind of bad, but gets better as it goes Outside of the final boss, its mostly just more of the Some recycled content

 
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Ok i immediately hate darun players

 
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this is what its come this keeps up, the age of metoo will be tragically short lived and have little to show for it besides ending a few high-profile career

 
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Just when I wanted to buy this for $148, the price increased by Now Im not too sure I want to take the plunge now :/

 
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So while Capcom is making not awful games and decisions, a remake of RE2 in the style of the remake of RE1 would be just Just

 
 

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