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Introversion announces Prison Architect

Posted: 21.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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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.

Persia DLC now available for Age of Empires Online

Posted: 20.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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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.

Warspire open beta launches

Posted: 18.10.2011 by Technet2k

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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.

'Eternal Essence' project reveals for Heroes of Might and Magic 5

Posted: 14.10.2011 by Technet2k

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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.

NYCC 2011: Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar announced

Posted: 14.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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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.

Unstoppable Gorg beta keys being handed out

Posted: 13.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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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.

Crusader Kings II beta signups now active

Posted: 11.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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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.

Dungeon Defenders armed with Portal Guns and TF2 Familiars

Posted: 11.10.2011 by Technet2k

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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!

Stronghold 3 goes gold

Posted: 06.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Southpeak Interactive has announced that the long-awaited city building, castle defense game Stronghold 3 has gone into gold master status and is on target for its release on October 25 on PC.

Men of War: Assault Squad DLC

Posted: 05.10.2011 by Technet2k

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The second helping of DLC for Men of War: Assault Squad called 'Supply Pack Bravo' arrived and brought with it five new competitive multiplayer maps.

Each of the new maps has a "unique setting and battle landscape" for the Assault Zones and Combat gamemodes, as well as DLC exclusive Day of Victory.

Victoria II: A House Divided expansion announced by Paradox

Posted: 04.10.2011 by Technet2k

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The first expansion to Victoria II from Paradox Interactive has been revealed. A House Divided is its name and it releases for the grand strategy in Q1 2012.

It brings with it a new 1861 starting point allowing us to kick start the US Civil War. Paradox has released a new written developer diary following its progress.

Paradox's free-to-play Hearts of Iron The Card Game now live

Posted: 04.10.2011 by Technet2k

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Grand strategy fans Paradox Interactive have fired up the website for Hearts of Iron The Card Game, which is free-to-play in the browser. Starter pack offered.

From now until October 17th, new players to the game get a special starter pack for nothing. We choose between the Axis, Allies, or Comintern with 140 cards.

EA announces browser-based The Sims 3 demo

Posted: 30.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Electronic Arts has announced a new Sims 3 demo, with a twist. The unique twist of this demo is that the gamer can play it entirely inside their browser.

Dungeons: The Dark Lord demo now available

Posted: 29.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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A new demo has popped up for Dungeons - The Dark Lord, a standalone expansion to Dungeons which adds including four-player multiplayer, an extensive single-player campaign, a new dungeon setting and approximately 25 unique prestige gimmicks.

Might & Magic Heroes VI has you choose between blood and tears

Posted: 29.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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UbiSoft has released a new Might & Magic Heroes VI trailer, showing off the new Reputation system, in which the player is regularly faced with a very important Reputation choice between two different 'moral paths' -- the path of Dragon Tears and the path of Dragon Blood. Simply, Blood Heroes are more aggressive and offensive minded, while Tears Heroes will be more reactive and defensive.

Civilization V Game of the Year Edition released

Posted: 28.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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2K Games has announced the Sid Meierís Civilization V Game of the Year Edition which will be released in North American retail and digital distribution for PC for $49.99 USD.

Worms Ultimate Mayhem released

Posted: 28.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Team 17 has announced that Worms Ultimate Mayhem is now available on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Steam. The game is a remake of Worms 3D and Worms 4: Mayhem, which originally brought the popular Worms series a 3D engine.

Steam activation requirement for Football Manager 2012 sparks furor

Posted: 28.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Retail copies of Football Manager 2012 will require an installation of Steam and a one-time online activation, which the game's fans are in uproar about it, despite the fact the game can be played offline after the activation.

Sports Interactive's forum announcement has been ablaze with angry protests since it was posted, with 39 pages of over 3800 comments.

Dungeon Defenders Monk class examined

Posted: 27.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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CDV has released a new Dungeon Defenders trailer showing off the Monk class along with all of his abilities, buffs and attacks.

Orcs Must Die! developer diary gives a behind the scenes look

Posted: 26.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Robot Entertainment has released a new Orcs Must Die! developer diary that offers a comprehensive overview of the game as well as a look inside the development process. The new video features interviews with several of the gameís developers and shows off never-before-seen concept art as well as offering sneak peeks at previously unannounced enemies and upgrades.
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