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Surviving Mars isn't afraid to let you die on the red planet

Space used to be the place, but in recent years our collective focus has narrowed to Mars. It's likely that enough teens stricken with the millennium bug spent the year 2000 exchanging heavy pets in suburban movie theatres, subliminally ass...   read

 
 
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The Russians are coming for Europa Universalis IV

The Russians. Comrade Putin and company have threatened our very democracy with alleged phishing schemes that fooled an old man and single-handedly led to Trump -- who is gay for Putin, by the way. I love our modern red scare, woke homopho...   read

 
 

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Strategy deals galore: Stellaris Utopia, Europa IV: Mandate of Heaven

Paradox Interactive has been on a tear this week with sales galore on some of its popular titles and downloadable content from 2016. The Stellaris and Europa Universalis sales have been prompted by new DLC launches just yesterday: Stellaris...   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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Cheap Stellaris and Dragon's Dogma for $10 in 'Most Played' PC sale

Did you forget to build your space empire in last year's Stellaris? Perhaps you didn't bother visiting Capcom's excellent PC port of Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen? If you didn't play some of the well-received games of 2016, GMG has you covere...   read

 
 
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Yes, Crusader Kings II is still getting DLC

Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and perhaps even Emperor Justinian (if we are to believe the Secret History) all possessed by the devil himself. Is that the case with your medieval monarch in Crusader Kings II? Well, the strategy game th...   read

 
 
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Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a 'real-time tactical' time machine to World War II

Ah, World War II. The good ol' Dubya Dubya Dos. It's been such a long time since unstable right-wing reactionaries preaching ethno-nationalism wrested control of a major world power, threatening the stability of the entire world, that we're...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity II is definitely happening, reaches its goal in less than a day

Yesterday, we told you about Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, a new CRPG from Obsidian that would only happen if people were willing to fund it before development. Well, people were certainly willing to fund it before development. Like the...   read

 
 
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Review: Tyranny

I really can't get enough of RPGs in the vein of Baldur's Gate or Planescape: Torment. Those type of games, which I guess we call "cRPG" now, helped shape what I enjoy in the gaming medium. I enjoyed Pillars of Eternity, though it didn...   read

 
 
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The natural disaster DLC for Cities: Skylines looks cathartic

With the new Natural Disasters expansion for Cities: Skylines, nature can lash out "randomly, or be triggered deliberately by monstrous mayors who have never liked their citizens." Congested traffic got you done? Why, send in the earthquak...   read

 
 


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Deal: 20% off new Europa IV DLC: Rights of Man for release week

Your rulers can now abdicate, Queens become playable, and there's actually a scenario where a sighted comet won't lower stability in today's Europa Universalis IV expansion release "Rights of Man". It's one of the most coveted EU4 expansion...   read

 
 
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Natural disasters are next for Cities: Skylines

Next on the docket for Cities: Skylines is something most any simulation game could benefit from: natural disasters! Your citizens may suffer at the hands of meteorites or spreading fires, but as their omniscient mayor, you can claim innoc...   read

 
 
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Stellaris is now 40% off thanks to a new DLC release

Paradox's May release of Stellaris is now on a big price discount of 40% off this weekend at Green Man Gaming. Why? Because the latest DLC, the Stellaris Plantoids Species Pack, has now been released. As with all other titles we've seen in ...   read

 
 
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Riot Games owner Tencent invests in Paradox Interactive

You should've heard of Tencent by this point. It owns Riot Games (and League of Legends by extension), has a majority stake in Epic Games, is helping Capcom produce Monster Hunter Online, was partially responsible for bringing Call of Duty ...   read

 
 
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Hearts of Iron IV pre-order deal 25% off before D-Day launch

Any rumors Hearts of Iron IV would get delayed again have been squashed. June 6, 2016 is now the official release date since last week when the grand strategy game became available for pre-order. It starts at $39.99 for the Standard "Cadet"...   read

 
 
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Stellaris is a record-breaker for Paradox Interactive

Paradox is off to a fantastic start with Stellaris. The grand strategy sci-fi game drew in 68,000 simultaneous players on its first day, surpassing Cities: Skylines, the company's previous record-holder for most concurrent players at launch...   read

 
 
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Review: Stellaris

Paradox has made some complicated games. I mean, have you tried Crusader Kings II? Even after playing its tutorial, I had no idea what was happening most of the time. Like many games, I had to resort to player-made tutorials in order to com...   read

 
 
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Stellaris pre-order deal now up to 25 percent off

You can bet our solar systems Sol is in Monday's new release from Paradox Interactive, Stellaris. Steam has it listed at $39.99, but there is a discount roaming the net worth checking out. At Green Man Gaming, Stellaris is 25 percent off af...   read

 
 
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Paradox sale has Stellaris for $30, Cities: Skylines for $12

Strap on your Napoleonic general's cap. This week, Green Man Gaming is hosting a Paradox Interactive publisher sale with instant discounts for up to 80 percent off the Crusader Kings and Magicka series and more. The sale runs until Friday, ...   read

 
 
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Space jam: Stellaris is out May 9

Paradox's space-is-the-place grand strategy game Stellaris has a firm release date, announced last night during the company's live-streamed event. It's beating Hearts of Iron IV out the gate by about a month, which apparently is not as big...   read

 
 
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Hearts of Iron IV is coming on D-Day

Finally after nearly a year's worth of delay, Hearts of Iron IV, the World War II-themed grand strategy game from Paradox Interactive, has a release date, after some appropriate hemming and hawing. That's D-Day. I assume the Hearts of Iron...   read

 
 
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Tyranny is Obsidian's new RPG in the Pillars-style

Now that it has been thoroughly expanded, Pillars of Eternity can be left to sit and digest while folks work on that Triple Crown achievement. In the meantime, though, Obsidian has a new game in the Pillars of Eternity style called Tyranny...   read

 
 
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Control the sea in Europa Universalis IV expansion

Cossacks? Old news. I'm only snickering a little bit that their name sounds like "cocksacks." We've got ocean effects up in the hood now, man. This map's sparkling like never before. The latest Europa Universalis IV expansion opens up the ...   read

 
 
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Win a code for Cities: Skylines' Snowfall expansion

There's a scene in Goodfellas where the feds are going to raid the house, so Ray Liotta's wife, Karen, flushes $60,000 worth of cocaine down the toilet. Ray Liotta is not happy with this coke-disposal and gets a little bit upset. Karen...   read

 
 
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You can play Cities: Skylines for free until Sunday

Colossal Order is opening up its city-building simulation Cities: Skylines for the weekend. It's free to download on Steam and play until this Sunday, February 21 at 1:00pm Pacific. The game also got a new patch today, and a paid expansion,...   read

 
 


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