Paradox Interactive and Most Wanted Entertainment have announced that they are now accepting signups for the limited closed beta for the PC version of their upcoming tower defense game, Defenders of Ardania.
The Anno series is taking a drastic new direction - after spending time in the past from the 15th through to the 18th centuries, Anno 2070 takes the gamer to the late 21st century in an ecological dystopia.
PC and Mac gamers will finally get to check out the fun PlayStation 3 action/strategy title Hoard, as it has been released today on Steam for $9.99 (€9.99).
Kalypso has announced that the first downloadable content for their action/strategy game Dungeons is now available, called “Into the Dark”, which will bring new levels, maps and items to the game.
DreamCatcher and JoWood have announced that SpellForce 2: Faith in Destiny, a standalone expansion to Spellforce 2, has been delayed indefinitely, and won't be released "until it's done"; contrary to other reports, it has not been canceled.
SouthPeak Interactive has announced today that a delay for Stronghold 3 has been put in place to move the release date back to this summer. The publisher assures us that this delay was made to ensure that Stronghold 3 includes a host of great new features.
"We want to make sure fans get the game they want and deserve," said Stronghold 3's designer Simon Bradbury. "Although some may be disappointed the game isn't coming out as soon as they expected, we’re sure they won’t be disappointed with the new elements we’re adding to the franchise, to make this the best Stronghold yet."
Coffee Stain Studios, a Swedish developer, has announced that they have signed a five year licensing agreement with Epic Games to use Unreal Engine 3 for their current and upcoming projects, which includes Sanctum, a former Unreal Tournament 3 mod that has been reworked into a full, independent game.
THQ has announced that it will be releasing some new content for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution on 6th April.
This content will update The Last Stand mode with 12 new achievements, each unlocking an extra piece of wargear.
If you love grand strategy titles and are curious about the Europa Universalis series, Paradox Interactive has released Europa Universalis III Chronicles, a massive bundle that includes the original game and all four of its expansions.
Next week, Dungeons will be getting some new downloadable content, a $3.99 USD pack that will add new adventures to the action/strategy game.
Total War: Shogun 2′s senior community manager, Craig Laycock, in an interview with strategy site Armchair General, bragged about the bigness of the game's multiplayer.
Paradox Interactive has announced Europa Universalis III Chronicles, which bundles the original game with all four expansions, Napoleon’s Ambition, In Nomine, Heir to the Throne and Divine Wind, which allows the game to span the years from 1399 to 1820.
Paradox Interactive has released a new gameplay video of its upcoming tower defense game, Defenders of Ardania.
Gamers who have aced the Wings of Liberty campaign that comes with Starcraft II will have to wait a while longer for the next game, Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm. Blizzard says that the expansion is a year away.
Ubisoft has released a video showing off the models and animations of the characters that players will be pitting against each other on the battlefield in Might & Magic Heroes VI. They look fairly detailed, and it'll be exciting to see the full game when it's released later this year.
Brad Wardell, big boss at Stardock, announced during GDC this week that early owners of Elemental: War of Magic get its sequel entirely free of charge.
It's to show Stardock Games has "learned from our mistakes," said Wardell. October 31st, 2010 is the cut off date for free Elemental: Fallen Enchantress.
A new Civilization V patch has landed; this one is version 220.127.116.11. As has been the case with other Civilization V patches, the fix list is obscenely long.
Most of the patch is concerned with gameplay balance tweaking, but if you've been having issues with load times, memory leaks and crashes to Windows, you're in luck - this patch addresses those as well.
Minecraft developer Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson and Jakob Porser have announced a new game at GDC 2011 called Scrolls, a digital collectible card game/board game. The game is being created with story help from Penny Arcade's Jerry Holkins, and art by "demaker" Jnkboy as well.
Ironclad and Stardock Studios have announced a new standalone expansion, Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion, which will introduce two factions: the Rebels and the Loyalists, each of which will have their own art style.
2K Games has announced DLC for Civilization V and that they both release this week. A new map pack is revealed as well as an all-new civilization to play.
We get to play as the "Polynesian kingdoms" with new tech and social policies to explore, including the Maori Warrior and the Moai. The map pack is free.