ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jun 2017

Endless Space 2 Stellar Prisoner Update

From Amplitude Studios comes the next free content update to their highly acclaimed 4X grand-strategy game, Endless Space 2. Releasing today for both Mac and PC, featuring new quests, AI updates, general performance tweaks and modding improvements. It's safe to say that the "Stellar Prisoner" update will add to the already near endless amounts of…
NEWS 24 May 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Endless Space 2 Sees a Successful Launch

Time has run out, Endless Space 2 has arrived and you will never have free time again, ever! Unless of course you use the Riftborn faction, who can manipulate time. I’m pumped, I’m excited about this, and I was never even a huge fan of the first game, but Endless Space was brimful of great sci-fi…
ANNOUNCEMENT 10 May 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Stellaris Anniversary – New Bundle and Free Stuff

Stellaris celebrates it birthday with an Anniversary Edition! The Digital Anniversary Edition comes bundled with Leviathans, Utopia and the Plantoids DLC packs. If you’ve been following the news about Stellaris over the last year, then you know that Leviathans and Utopia, are both large DLCs the add a huge amount of new content and mechanics.…
NEWS 05 May 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Dawn of Andromeda is Now Available

Dawn of Andromeda has been released upon the galaxy! DoA is an RTS/4X hybrid; meaning it has elements of empire management games, but it also has faster, real time combat elements too. There are number of games that use similar mechanics to this, but the 4X genre, although niche, still has a huge amount of…
ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Apr 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Dawn of Andromeda Launch Date Confirmed

Grey Wolf Entertainment have just announced the 4th of May as the release date for their upcoming 4X game, Dawn of Andromeda. When we first found out that DoA was entering Early Access, I mentioned that this was a good move as DoA still seemed in need of a lot more work. Fortunately it seems that Grey…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Apr 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Sins Rebellion – Five Year Anniversary Update

Ironclad games and Stardock are celebrating the 5 year anniversary of their popular RTS/4x game, Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. To reward players who are still keeping the Rebellion gaming scene active, Ironclad are releasing their 1.9 update (they should probably copy the Paradox update style; Banks, Asimov, Clarke etc., they just stick in the…
GAME PROFILE 07 Apr 2017 by David

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion

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NEWS 07 Apr 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Stellaris: Utopia Has Arrived

Well, it’s happened. The much anticipated Utopia expansion is now active for Stellaris, along with the free Banks update too. Initial reactions to the expansion are Very Positive, with a rating of 93% from over 160 gamers in less than 24 hrs since launch! It’s possible that this strong reaction to Utopia’s release, is fueled…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Mar 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Endless Space 2: Riftborn

Amplitude reveal their seventh race for Endless Space 2, the Riftborn. The Riftborn are desperate creatures from another existence, trying to reverse the disaster that tore a hole between our universe and theirs. Once content to live timelessly within the perfect order of their world, now they have become infected with chaos of our universe,…
NEWS 28 Feb 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Stellaris: Utopia Release Date Announced

Utopia will be with us from the 6th of April. Despite the imminent release date, Utopia itself, is a goal that will keep players busy long after release. Some would even say that “the journey is more important than the destination”, if that’s the case then we’d better all learn about Ascension Perks quickly. Ascension…
NEWS 09 Feb 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Galactic Civilizations 3 Gets its Biggest Expansion Yet: Cru…

Announced on Monday, Crusade will be the Galactic Civilizations 3’s (GCIII) second expansion pack, and it’s tenth DLC since release in 2015. Stardock have claimed that Crusade will be their biggest expansion for any game yet, that's quite a statement considering their long history. In a recent interview developer Brad Wardell, talks about the improvements he…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Feb 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Dawn of Andromeda Titans

With only two months spent in Steam Early Access so far, Dawn of Andromeda (DoA) seems to be coming along nicely. While some bugs and crashes are still being reported, players are also reporting good development progress, and an appreciation of the faster play style this new RTS 4X affords them. As of Monday, DoA players…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Feb 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

The Culture: Stellaris, Utopia & Banks

The upcoming Utopia expansion (paid DLC) for Stellaris is being released alongside the free ‘Banks’ update. If Paradox have any sense of harmony, these updates will allow you to recreate The Culture, Iain M. Bank’s fictional high tech Utopia, and hopefully some of its enemies too. Exact details of the Banks update have not been forthcoming yet, but…
ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Jan 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

Endless Space 2 Horatio Update Now Live

Early Access players for Endless Space 2, are in for a treat today, the latest update, known as the Horatio update (0.2.3) is now live. This update introduces the latest faction, The Horatio, it also includes; three new minor races, many new mechanics and other important gameplay improvements. The Horatio are the sixth faction to be added…