REVIEWS 19 Mar 2018­ by Stephen Haselden

Surviving Mars

The Planet Mars has been the centre of many fantastic stories. There is something about the planet that inspires our imagination and now Paradox, and Haemimont Games have been inspired to use Mars to capture our imaginations in their game Surviving Mars. But this raises the question: Will Surviving Mars inspire our imaginations as much…
ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Mar 2018

Battletech – Mercenary Life Trailer

In Battletech you'll be taking on the role of a mercenary company commander, not just commanding your lance of mechs but also you'll have to choose what missions to take, manage your crew, finances, upgrades, morale, and probably even the times your crew is allowed to go to the toilet. Battletech is launching in April…
ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Mar 2018

Hearts Of Iron IV: Waking The Tiger Release Trailer

The eastern focused expansion, Hearts Of Iron IV: Waking The Tiger has also dropped a release trailer that looks at how history in-game may not follow real events. There's also the press release below that details the considerable changes coming to the game with the expansion. Hearts Of Iron IV: Waking The Tiger is out…
ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Mar 2018

Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia Release Date

Here's one for you grand strategy buffs: Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia is setting sail on 20 March 2018. Little bit late for the colonial era but I suppose it's better late than never. As the title suggests, the expansion will focus on the British Empire but there'll be new content for every nation including…
ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Feb 2018

Battletech Deploying This April – Preorders Open

Highly anticipated tactical turn-based tactical game, Battletech is launching this April, additionally preorders are now live for the game, clocking in at £34.99 for the base version and £41.99 for the digital deluxe edition. After a brief hiccup on the Steam store page we've had official confirmation from Harebrained Schemes and Paradox Interactive that the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Feb 2018

Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia Announcement

It's not called an expansion pack, but rather an immersion pack – focusing, as the name would suggest, on the British Isles. Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia will be adding exclusive mission trees for England, Scotland, and Ireland, coal production, rewards for being the first nation to unlock new knowledge, adopting naval doctrines, the new…
ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Feb 2018

Hearts Of Iron IV: Waking the Tiger – China and Japan …

WW2 era grand strategy game Hearts Of Iron 4 is getting its first expansion, Waking the Tiger, soon and will feature the Asian theater heavily. The new video above will run through some of the details about factions like China, Manchukou, the Communists, and the minor factions headed by warlords that will alter territories in…
ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2018

New Stellaris Apocalypse Trailer and Release Date

Apocalypse is the new expansion for Stellaris and will add new Colossus class planet killer weapons, new Titan class capital ships, Marauder pirates, new Ascension Perks, Civics, and thee new music tracks. Check out the trailer above for one of the ways an empire can fall in Apocalypse. Stellaris: Apocalypse will be launching on all…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Jan 2018

Steel Division: Normandy 44 Going Back To Hell

Steel Division will soon be getting its second expansion, titled Back To Hell, which will include cooperative play for the first time. Also included are; seven new historical missions (five in coop, and multiplayer), 4 new divisions, 58 new units, and two exclusive aces. Back To Hell launches 13 February 2018.
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jan 2018

Stellaris: Apocalypse Expansion Announced

Excellent spacebound strategy game Stellaris seemingly never stops growing, which is unfortunate for something space based because that's how you end up with all kinds of astrophysics issues and eventual heat death. Thankfully, this is a videogame, you can thank us for the existential crisis later, and an expansion just means a load of new…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Dec 2017

Surviving Mars Domes Trailer

The latest Surviving Mars trailer keeps that humour we've come to love from them, and also shows some of what you can expect from your populated colonies on the red planet. That's not all though; we've got the last developer diary of the year that focuses on the population and the places they live –…
NEWS 17 Nov 2017­ by Bis18marck70

Hearts of Iron IV: Waking the Tiger

Remember when they said that Pearl Harbour woke a sleeping giant? Considering history, that seems an apt description. Yet a dragon slumbers too, far away in the lands of what was known as the Middle Kingdom a long time ago. The Chinese Republic, only recently replacing the empires of old faces its greatest challenge. Ideologically…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Nov 2017

Surviving Mars Resources Details Are Concrete

Upcoming colonist/colony management game Surviving Mars has revealed a little more information about the resources that'll be available in the game. There's not much but a joke in the trailer up there but thanks to a dev diary posted by Boian Spasov, on their official forums we get a far more in-depth look at the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Oct 2017

Europa Universalis 4 Cradle Of Civilization Future Breakdown…

Big day for grand strategy game expansions. Game director Jake Leiper hosts the above video taking a look through the features that'll be present in the upcoming expansion. As the title would suggest the expansion is focusing on the cradle of civilization, the Middle-East and Africa. You can expect a whole load of new nations…