Join Destructoid at Toronto's biggest gaming convention.

Buy Tickets
                 
dark        
 
 

#Real Time Strategy


 
 photo

StarCraft II is going free to play

Blizzard head Mike Morhaime announced at today's 11th BlizzCon event that StarCraft II will be going free-to-play later this month. The 2010 real time strategy game had previously been free to try with what Blizzard called a "Starter Editio...

 
 
 
 photo

Have RTS your way with Petroglyph's Forged Battalion

Today, the veterans at Petroglyph Games announced Forged Battalion, a '90s-centric RTS that hopes to evolve the classic formula. On the surface, you don't get much more Command & Conquer-style than Forged Battalion's trailer - even the ...

 
 
 
 photo

Praise the lord! Civilization VI gets a religion update

While Civilization VI is an excellent game, its not without some flaws. The most noticeable shortcoming as with the religious victory path. Not only was the combat pretty brain dead, but it was far too easy to amass a small convent of pries...

 
 
 photo

Fear Effect Sedna coming to Nintendo Switch

It has been announced on the official Fear Effect twitter that Fear Effect Sedna, the upcoming strategy game set with the grim, seedy universe, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch.The new title, developed by indie outfit Sushee and publis...

 
 
 
 photo

Relic removes Dawn of War III's unlock currency

For as extensive as the campaign modes might be, the Dawn of War games have lived on thanks to their extensive multiplayer support. The different combinations of units you can take into battle makes for some incredibly deep strategy and has...

 
 
 photo

Review: Tooth and Tail

Have you ever played StarCraft on the N64? Of course you haven't what a silly question. I have, and it is awful. That being said, the idea of playing a local multiplayer version of an amazing real-time strategy (RTS) game was too good ...

 
 
 
 photo

Worms W.M.D returning to battle on Nintendo Switch

As announced by stalwart British development group Team 17, Worms W.M.D is bringing its microscopic warfare to the Nintendo Switch soon..The turn-based warfare game, which was released last year on current gen consoles, features all the com...

 
 
 photo

Dawn of War III gets mod and Steam Workshop support

Dawn of War III didn't have the best fan reception at launch. While I thought it was actually a pretty solid campaign, the multiplayer drew too many comparisons to MOBAs and the lack of mod support put a lot of people in a sour mood. While ...

 
 
 photo

Relic Entertainment is doing Age of Empires IV

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War and Company of Heroes studio Relic Entertainment is on board for the long-awaited Age of Empires IV. Details are light and the attached trailer doesn't show any gameplay, but just knowing who's developing the g...

 
 
 photo

Total War: Warhammer II's final race is the Skaven

The final playable race for Total War: Warhammer II has been revealed as the rodent based Skaven. Fans speculated this from the initial trailer, which showed a rat biting at the corpse of a fallen warrior, but now the cat is officially out ...

 
 
 
 photo

StarCraft II being used to train artificial intelligence

Blizzard, in association with research company DeepMind, have developed software based on the real-time strategy game StarCraft II that teaches computers how to think for themselves.Judgement Day is upon us... Maybe.The two companies have c...

 
 
 photo

Review: Aztez

Aztez immediately caught my eye for a number of reasons. The most striking of which was its distinct look. Taking cues from Mexican culture, I was wary and excited at the same time. There aren't a lot of games influenced by my culture, so I...

 
 
 photo

Mice mob unleash hell in new Tooth and Tail trailer

A cinematic trailer has been released for Pocketwatch's upcoming Tooth and Tail, a "distilled" real-time-strategy game about a brutal war that breaks out in the countryside between a community of critters.The trailer tells the story of a re...

 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 




Reviews   filter by...

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 

Rust"This is the way the world ends"

 

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition"A beautiful RTS that still holds up"

 

Secret of Mana (Remake)"Lift me up, Flammie"

 

Fe"Can't see the forest, but can see the trees"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

Bayonetta (Switch)"Let's dance, boys!"

 

Dynasty Warriors 9"Dynasty Warriors gets radio towers"

 

Space Invaders Extreme (PC)"40 Years of Space Invading"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

JDelwynn

Its been years since I had a game I cant wait to play when I get back Nioh is like digital

 
JuIc3

Iā€™m bogged down with Bayonetta, MGR, Monster Hunter, and Resident Evil Should keep me busy until other news, my cats are assholes šŸ‘šŸ˜¼

 
Antivan Crow

About a week ago NinjaTheory posted this tweet: do you think theyre up to? I hope its something about

 
Luca Blight

I stared at the abyss and it stared Its officially a staring

 
Kerrik52

I also have the Sega coupons to give These include Dawn of War 2: Retribution, Endless Legend, Endless Space Collection, Bayonetta and Total War: Shogun 2 Fall of the Ask and ye shall

 
Lawman

Earth Defense Force 5 is getting a crossover Starship Troopers!? Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

 
Rasori

When youre playing a game and it presents you with 2 paths, and you hope the path you chose is a side path so you can get the extra stuff before you progress, but then the cut scene triggers and you realise it is I love

 
Bush Dog

A little treat from some of our local #Musictoid

 
vxxy

And before the day is over, Happy #MagicalGirlMonday :)

 
chlmera

I hate sleep Im so tired but I dont want to close my eyes because my body freezes up and it feels I know its pretty stupid but I just cant stand

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
BACK NEXT