Animus Interactive has released a new teaser for their massively multiplayer real-time strategy game Avalon Lords, formerly Kingdom of Knights.
Focus Home Interactive has announced the first downloadable content pack for WarGame: AirLand Battle since Vox Populi, called Magna Carta.
SEGA has released the next big update for Company of Heroes, which will see a number of key feature updates to the game's Steam functionality, such as secure leaderboards, battle and arbitration servers.
The latest release in the series, Company of Heroes 2, has also been updated with a Theatre of War pack called 'Southern Fronts’, which will retail at $4.99/£2.99/€3.99/AUD 6.49 on Steam. Two free maps have also been made available, along with several game improvements and the ability to upload community created maps to Steam's Workshop.
Matrix Games has announced a new 1.05 update for their World War II global strategy game World in Flames. The update fixes serious issues with save game restoration.
Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge, a light-hearted zombie real-time strategy game which recently got approved on Steam Greenlight, is now available on Steam for $9.99 USD.
Valve has announced in its official Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA2) blog that it would start having Ranked Matchmaking for the MOBA. While DOTA2 has always calculated MMR rankings to form matches, now the ratings will be visible.
Uber Entertainment is rescinding any and all previous estimated dates for Planetary Annihilation as they invoke the mighty ambiguous words of "when it's done." It officially launches only when they're confident.
That means there is no "hard date moving forward," but they expect the in-beta RTS planet smasher to be feature-complete in early 2014. Plenty of treats are on the way.
Score one for the rowdy mob as Riot Games has buckled under the might of the online community following revelations that professional League of Legends gamers were banned from streaming other games.
While it remains wholly unacceptable for a competitor to sponsor a pro LoL player, they are otherwise "free to stream any games they want." Riot thanks fans for "helping us make a better decision on this".
Kalypso Media has announced a new expansion for their gangster sim Omerta: City of Gangsters. The DLC is The Japanese Incentive, and it adds new characters, storyline, weapons and cut scenes. It is available now on PC, and will be released on Xbox 360 in early 2014.
Iceberg Interactive has announced that their new 4X space strategy game Star Lords is now available on Steam Early Access. The game, currently in an alpha build, is being developed by Portuguese studio Arkavi Studios.
Creative Assembly has announced that the developer is releasing a free downloadable content pack for Total War: Rome II, adding Baktria to the mix.
Subterranean Games are still busy working away on their new dungeon management game, War for the Overworld, which is currently in Beta and due to be released for the PC in 2014.
The development team revealed a few new details this week, with The Garrison room highlighted and three new multiplayer maps.
Verigames has launched its free-to-play, browser-based management sim Circuitbot, in which players will control teams of robots on missions to asteroids, planets and moons, as they build factories that harvest and refine resources and generate goods. The eventual goal is to build human habitats in space.
Matrix Games has announced a new expansion for Unity of Command, Black Turn, that takes place before the events of the Stalingrad Campaign, and completes the Eastern Front story as told by the base game.
Ubisoft has announced that players will now be able to use any card owned in more than one deck in Might & Magic: Duel of Champions, as part of a new Five Towers update that also adds 80 new cards and two new cards types, Buildings and Melee-Shooters.
Microsoft's free-to-play game construction kit, Project Spark, will be arriving on Windows 8 PCs, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, with support from Windows Phones and Surface tablets, in 2014.
The publisher has revealed the intro cutscene for the gamemaking software.
Rymdkapsel is an abstract "meditative" space station sim where players must expand their station while managing resources, discovering monoliths and fending off enemies. The game sold 200K copies on mobile, and will be arriving on PC in January 2014.
Indie developer Team Jolly Roger's sci-fi tactical strategy game Interplanetary, currently on Steam Greenlight, takes the basic concept of the classic Artillery game and expands it to interstellar scale, where players use gravity on a planetary scale to fire at their enemies. The game also will also feature resource management, tech research, and espionage.
Civilization V game designer Jon Shafer has posted a new update on the Kickstarter page for his successfully funded project At the Gates, which can best be described as an empire building game set during late antiquity. That is, Europe during the time of the Roman Empire.
A new partnership has emerged between Eutechnyx and Games Workshop that means the development studio will begin work on a new PC and mobile title called Warhammer 40k: Storm of Vengeance.
It's referred to as a "lane strategy" title, where players will defend a planet with just 100 Dark Angel Space Marines. It's handled by their mobile division and releases in Q1 2014.