Paradox Plaza has announced that the 7.2.1 patch has been released for Supreme Ruler: Cold War, which will include a new scenario, "Shadow of the Bear". The update will also include more than 80 new Cold War events, 65 actual leader pictures, more new units, unit meshes, technology updates, as well as some game improvements including significant game speed and AI improvements.
Kalypso has announced a new military-themed downloadable content for their Banana Republic city sim Tropico 4, called the "Junta" DLC pack. The new DLC will be available on the 9th November for 400 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live Marketplace, and on PC digital download on the 11th November for $4.99/£3.49/€3.99.
It seems that the launch of Sword of the Stars II has been having a few problems, as developer Kerberos's CEO Martin Cirulis is calling the game a "turnip" in its current state. Both Kerberos and publisher Paradox Interactive have sent out statements of apology for the game's buggy condition at launch.
Gamers who own Dungeon Defenders on Steam will get a nice holiday treat as some free Halloween downloadable content is now available for that version.
Real-time strategy Men of War: Vietnam from 1C Company has been given a full game editor which lets the mod community tinker with their own minor or major creations.
The latest game patch also lowers Easy and Normal difficulty allowing less-than veteran players "a way to conquer Vietnam." It napalmed "possible de-synchronization" too.
THQ has announced that the classic card game, Apples to Apples, will be hitting Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network this coming December 2011 with a Facebook version to follow.
If you want a peak at Paradox Interactive's Crusader Kings II then today, October 26th, is the day for you. At 7.30pm CET the studio will beam a live demo.
It'll be the strategy title's first public demo during a live broadcast. It will air on the Official Paradox Interactive Channel via Justin.tv and Twitch.tv.
Ubisoft's Blue Byte is behind the Anno series, a beloved strategy that explores building an empire across a chain of islands relying on each other through trade.
Anno 1404 was the last instalment but now Blue Byte is stepping into the future with Anno 2070. There's no "Star Trek like" sci-fi, but they have some fun.
Robot Entertainment has announced the first of two planned DLC packs for Orcs Must Die!. The first pack is called "Artifacts of Power!", which will include two new weapons and two new traps, as well as new upgrades for them.
EA and Starbreeze Studios are developing Syndicate as a first-person shooter for PC and consoles, but EA Partners' Jeff Gamon ponders the original.
The Bullfrog title was "such a classic," and there's "scope to remake it," he says. Going down the "strategic route" better on PC and mobile than console.
While the Starcraft II mod of Defense of the Ancients will be free to play, Blizzard have said they will still be finding ways to monetize it.
Blizzard Entertainment has revealed new details about the second Starcraft II chapter, Heart of the Swarm, at BlizzCon 2011 today. The biggest news will be that Sarah Kerrigan will a playable character, as fans will control her in her quest to reclaim control of the Zerg swarm.
Other features in the expansion includes a 20 mission campaign, new maps and units, and "expanded functionality."
Introversion, best known for their strange game Darwinia, has announced their next project, Prison Architect. As the game implies, your job is to build, maintain and run a maximum security prison.
Microsoft has announced that the Persia downloadable content is now available for Age of Empires Online. The DLC allows players to start straight away at level 20, allowing them to immediately tech up.
After a one week delay, Silverlode Interactive announces the official launch of the Warspire open beta for the Unity 3D engine powered real-time strategy.
It features a "full 3D environment and real-time control," unlike other Unity titles says Silverlode. Two of six factions are playable: Light and Undead.
A select few of the Heroes of Might and Magic community are busy on project 'Eternal Essence', which looks to "create a non-cheating AI" for veterans.
It's the "equivalent of DotA for a TBS," says lead AI programmer 'Quantomas'. It's been in prototype since '08, and active in the community for 10 months.
New York Comic Con 2011 has begun and independent developer Longbow Games has announced the sequel to one of the more innovative real-time strategy games of the past year, titled Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar. This game focuses on the famous Roman emperor and his conquest of Gaul.
Developer Headup Games has announced that they've posted their latest Unstoppable Gorg dev diary, and that they'll be handing out closed beta keys for applicants in the next few weeks. Unstoppable Gorg is a science fiction tower defense game being published by Futuremark for PC and Xbox Live Arcade.
Paradox Interactive has announced that signups for the closed beta of its strategy RPG Crusader Kings II
is now live on the site. Gamers who are interested in engaging in the beta can sign up here
from now until 17th October.
Trendy Entertainment's action-RPG, tower defense strategy megathon - Dungeon Defenders - includes exclusive science-based DLC for PC Steam users.
The Huntress hero class gets the 'Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device' to give physics the finger. Also Team Fortress 2 Familiars will help you defend!