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.
SEGA and developer Creative Assembly has just announced the first campaign expansion for Total War: Rome II. Four playable factions feature in the upcoming Caesar in Gaul expansion, due December 12th.
The team always planned to "focus more closely" of key historical conflicts, and Caesar's military tour of Gaul is their starting point. A new campaign map with 24 turns per year.
Team Meat has announced one of their new features for their cat breeding sim Mew-Genics: an Animal Crossing-style home furnishing, that will not only give the player something to do but affect their cats as well.
Uber Entertainment has released a new video promotiing their real-time strategy game Planetary Annihilation, letting gamers know that Fall is the best season for smashing chainsaw sculpted planets.
Update 15 is now live for Introversion's prison simulation Prison Architect, which is still in alpha. The new update adds better mod support, a prison staff exhaustion mechanic, and a time compression tool.
Games Workshop has announced a new free-to-play game that's a combination of collectible card game and tactical strategy game, melding both gameplay mechanics into the Warhammer 40,000 universe, with Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf, developed by HeroCraft.
Steam isn't the only one after your precious Thanksgiving / Autumn pennies as Humble Bundle's very own Humble Store is now running a holiday sale. Its bloody price campaign begins with Crusader Kings II.
The entire grand strategy with all its DLC to-date is up for a poultry $20. That's right, celebrate Thanksgiving by giving the Native Americans the week off from cultural persecution.
Uber Entertainment has a live action trailer treat for fans of Planetary Annihilation as they declare the start of the "planet smashing season" for the RTS. In a recorded livestream we also see the new orbital camera.
A local woodcarver produced a 'cratered moon' with rockets to pummel Earth. We survived FYI. The team tease the new camera which sadly couldn't make it into the recent beta build.
Total War: Rome II is once again the tool wielded by historians to give a visual flair to the retelling of some of Rome's most embarrassing bloopers like their crushing defeat at Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.
Three Roman legions were lost that sent shockwaves across the empire as they realised how terribly overstretched they were becoming. If only they had had Update 7 at the time.