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Kasedo Games reveals 7th November date for Crowntakers

Posted: 15.10.2014 by JamieSI

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Kasedo Games announced this afternoon that it's going to release its turn-based strategy RPG, Crowntakers, on 7th November digitally via its own platform and Steam on PC, Mac and SteamOS. There will also be a retail version for you box lovers, which will release on 28th November in the UK and Europe.

Four Lights releasing Tower Defense game Defenders of Time on 4th November

Posted: 15.10.2014 by JamieSI

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Indie developer Four Lights announced today that it's releasing Defenders of Time, a fast-paced tower defence game, on Steam on 4th November for PC and Mac.

The title is currently available for pre-order on Steam at $20. Access to thesingle-player mode is free.

Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne Competition / Giveaway

Posted: 15.10.2014 by Kres

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To celebrate the release of Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne, we've teamed up with Paradox Interactive and managed to secure 10 copies of the game for a giveaway.

Creative Assembly unveil Total War: Attila, 'family trees and complete destruction'

Posted: 25.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The next instalment to the grand series of Total War is Attilla, and with it we're thrown into the dawn of the Dark Ages. The Roman Empire is on its last legs and barbaric hordes revel in chaos.

A terrifying force gathers behind one known as Attila the Hun. Creative offer us the chance to lead this 'herald of destruction' or to try and revive the ailing Roman Empire.

EGX: Creative Assembly announce new Total War in live stream @ 4PM GMT+1

Posted: 25.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Stop sacking Rome for 5 minutes and pay attention. Today Creative Assembly will be announcing where the drums of Total War are going next in their live streamed EGX presentation today @ 4PM GMT+1.

There's been much speculation on time periods, but rumours also speak of another IP universe as the setting? Some photos have leaked from EGX showing off some scale armour.

Latest Europa Universalis IV dev diary on Art of War's diplomacy and catholics

Posted: 23.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Paradox Development Studios is crafting their latest mini-expansion for Europa Universalis IV. It's called the Art of War and significantly alters the main game. This latest dev diary gets all diplomatic.

We'll now be able to declare war on a nation in support of rebels, or even our vassal's casus bellis, and losers in a conflict can now be made to pay war reparations throughout the truce.

Stronghold Crusader 2 from Firefly Studios now on Steam

Posted: 23.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Ready your horses, arrows and catapults as Firefly Studios has unleashed a hellfire of religious strife in the Middle East again with Stronghold Crusader 2. The year is 1189 - there's lots of desert, camels and castles.

This is the studio's "first ever independently developed and funded" Stronghold title, and there's plenty of content updates, DLC and patches waiting to join the fray in the coming months.

Paradox Interactive's story-driven single-player RTS Ancient Space now out

Posted: 23.09.2014 by Technet2k

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A real-time strategy game in space is now available as Paradox Interactive and developer Creative Forge unleashed Ancient Space upon our keyboards and mice.

It's a story-driven RTS with "deep strategic gameplay" and some notable sci-fi actors from film and TV, like him from Star Trek and her also from Star Trek. Mac release is coming soon.

Amplitude's fantasy 4X Endless Legend leaves Steam Early Access from today

Posted: 18.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Get those 'End Turn' snacks ready as Iceberg Interactive and Amplitude Studios are letting the final release hordes get hold of fantasy 4X Endless Legends today on Steam.

An actual retail release is due tomorrow in Europe. Celebrating this momentous day is the reveal of the 8th and final faction: The Cultists of the Eternal End. That's the gamers, no?

Nival announce return of WWII real-time strategy series with Blitzkrieg 3

Posted: 18.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The Blitzkrieg strategy series is gearing up for more real-time war as developer Nival announce Blitzkrieg 3, which is due out for PC and Mac in 2015. It shuns politics and ideology for just plain war.

The USSR, the Axis and the Allies each have their own classic single-player campaigns, where we take the role of commanders in an "interactive story" which can blend in multiplayer.

Crusader Kings II clears one million sales, Charlemagne expansion due soon

Posted: 18.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Paradox Interactive wants to thank "every one of those million" grand strategists / medieval wedding planners out there that have pushed Crusader Kings II to a million sales since its 2012 launch.

Crusader Kings II is a "shining example" for Paradox for the games they like to make, and who for. The seventh expansion - Charlemagne - turns back the clock to 769 A.D.

SteamWorld Heist announced, turn-based 2D combat in space

Posted: 16.09.2014 by Technet2k

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SteamWorld Dig's creator Image & Form have just announced what's next in the SteamWorld universe. Originally on Nintendo 3DS, the series is arriving straight away on PC with SteamWorld Heist.

They swap platforming for turn-based 2D combat as we put together a team of 'ragtag robots' as crew for our steam-driven spaceships. We'll be heisting rivals for loot.

Creative Assembly's Total War: ROME II now updated to Emperor Edition

Posted: 16.09.2014 by Technet2k

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For those who own Creative Assembly's Total War: ROME II you might have noticed it's got a lot more Emperor in its diet. Today marks the launch of the Emperor Edition, which overhauls some key things.

The political system has been reworked with building chains overhauled, and an extensive campaign rebalancing. Armenia joins the playable factions in the Grand Campaign.

Lords of The Black Sun launching today, space 4X leaves Early Access

Posted: 12.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The space 4X Lords of The Black Sun from developer Arkavi Studios and publisher Iceberg Interactive is finally ready to conquer the great expanse over our heads as it leaves Early Access on Steam.

Formerly known as Star Lords, this space 4X has 8 races with tactical turn-based combat, and promises espionage, intel and diplomacy with a complex AI. Tech trees are randomised.

Space RTS Distant Star: Revenant Fleet announced with 'evolving narrative'

Posted: 11.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Scottish developer Blazing Griffin has announced Distant Star: Revenant Fleet, a new space real-time strategy coming to PC. They plan for Early Access sometime later this year with a beta launch.

This new RTS builds off the iOS Distant Star: Classic, with fleet-based combat, dynamically generated galaxies and an 'evolving narrative' with Revenant Fleet.

Paradox live streaming for Magicka 2, Ancient Space & Europa Universalis IV

Posted: 11.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Paradox Interactive is running their live stream through their official channel, as it began at 15:15 CEST. They're showing the promising space RTS Ancient Space right now.

There's also the new province rich mini-expansion - The Art of War - for Europa Universalis IV to come, which revamps whole continents and adds new mechanics across the board.

Worlds of Magic arrives on Steam Early Access today

Posted: 11.09.2014 by Technet2k

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4X fantasy strategy Worlds of Magic from Wastelands Interactive is today coming to Steam Early Access. It's a spiritual successor to the classic Master of Magic and it raised over $34k on Kickstarter.

We'll create our own Sorcerer Lord to rule an empire with over 400 spells to fling, and over 40 disciplines to choose from. We have seven planes of existence to civilise.

Meridian: New World launching September 26th on PC

Posted: 09.09.2014 by Technet2k

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The one-man development machine Ede Tarsoly is almost ready to unleash the full version of his single-player RTS - Meridian: New World - with September 26th marked in our Steam calendars.

Tarsoly and indie game publisher Headup Games extends a huge thanks to all the Early Access gamers. The full version of the RTS will launch priced at $14.99 / €14.99 / £10.99.

Free Bannermen DLC for Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar

Posted: 05.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Today the micro-DLC Bannermen is released for free by Longbow Games for Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar. This new content adds some cosmetic touches to veteran units on the battlefield.

It includes "four fully-animated units" with the Roman Aquilifer and the Gallic Hornblower among them. They integrate into veteran units for a small morale boost. It's a 'thank you' from the devs.

Relic boot Games For Windows Live from Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising

Posted: 05.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising is now without Microsoft's Games For Windows Live code as the latest PC patch has replaced it with Relic's own 'Battle Servers' for multiplayer.

Leaderboards for Dawn of War II and Chaos Rising are also now separate from each other. These patch has removed three features, such as pausing during an online game.