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Frostpunk release-week deals as high as 25% off

It's a great week for fans of strategy games as a number of higher-profile titles release today including BattleTech and now Frostpunk. Both titles are sitting pretty on top of the Steam top-seller list, with the steampunk city builder...

 
 
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Review: BattleTech

It took me a really long time to dive into the world of BattleTech. Nearly everyone has heard of MechWarrior, the series that exists within the same universe, but ever since the announcement that Harebrained Schemes would be handl...

 
 
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Deals roundup: BattleTech on Steam for up to 25% off

After a relatively successful Kickstarter campaign that brought in $2.7 million dollars to Harebrained Schemes to boost features, the latest BattleTech/MechWarrior video game, BattleTech, goes live today on the PC. For fans of the universe ...

 
 
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Tencent is doing Red Alert Online for mobile

Well, here's a peculiar and seemingly out-of-nowhere development. Tencent has announced Red Alert Online, an upcoming mobile adaptation of the Command and Conquer: Red Alert series. This is just a cinematic trailer, but the game's official...

 
 
 
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Banner Saga 3 finishes the fight in July

The sun is about to set on The Banner Saga. More than four years after the original first launched, the conclusion to the trilogy is nearly upon us. Publisher Versus Evil revealed today that The Banner Saga 3 will release on July 24. I...

 
 
 
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Banner Saga 3 confirmed for Switch, 1+2 coming 'soon'

After one of the first successful video game Kickstarters, Banner Saga has been a shining star for the platform. Not only did Stoic deliver on its promise to give us a memorable strategy game with a beautiful art style, but they also went f...

 
 
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Review: Surviving Mars

Mars is dead. The International Mars Mission, a global effort to establish a self-sufficient colony on Earth's nearest neighbor, is dead because of two idiots. The first idiot was Anthony Krillov, an idiot whose foolish, clumsy flailing cau...

 
 
 
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Review: Into the Breach

How do you follow up a game like FTL? The game became such a huge hit in 2012 and showed what a successful Kickstarter could look like. Many people fondly look back at the countless hours lost in space, watching crew members and s...

 
 
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Review: Fear Effect Sedna

Gaming's most unlikable protagonists are back. Yes, Hana, Rain, Deke, and Glas have returned from an extended hiatus to wreak havoc and steal stuff in their own inimitable way. Lock and load folks because, some 17 years later, Fear Effect i...

 
 
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Review: Pit People

I really admire The Behemoth. The studio has found success time and time again without resorting to sequels, charting a varied course from Alien Hominid to Castle Crashers to BattleBlock Theater. The team's latest, Pit People, lives in yet ...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires was a fundamental part of my RTS education. Two years before it I was enjoying the futurist spin of Command & Conquer and the fantasy vibes of Warcraft II, but Age of Empires offered up something else entirely -- a middle...

 
 
 
 
 
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XCOM 2 Collection out now on PC, coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Firaxis Games have put out a tweet announcing that intense strategy title XCOM 2 Collection is now available on PC, Mac and Linux, with PS4 and Xbox One editions to follow sometime in the future.For those less-inclined, XCOM 2 sees the Eart...

 
 
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Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia launches April 19

If you've somehow had your fill of Lizardmen and Dark Elves, Creative Assembly's next Total War game is more grounded -- and it's not far off. Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia, which revolves around the Anglo-Saxons, Gaelic clans, Welsh...

 
 
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Banner Saga 3 settles into a summer 2018 release

Stoic is rounding out its tactical Viking trilogy sooner than expected. While the Kickstarter campaign had suggested a December 2018 release for Banner Saga 3, the game is now confirmed for this summer. Along with that spot of good news, t...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon getting physical release on PS4 and Switch

Publisher Merge Games and developers Red Hook Studios have announced that tough-as-nails strategy title Darkest Dungeon will be getting a physical release this Spring.The turn-based battle title will be released on high street shelves for P...

 
 
 




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