Ultimate General: Civil War Review

The American Civil War has never really been a popular subject in gaming circles. It often appears to exist in a limbo between the first-person shooter market of the World Wars and the strategic markets of Medieval to Napoleonic conflicts. It also tends to suffer from a lack of appeal to anyone who is notContinue reading “Ultimate General: Civil War Review”

Total War:WARHAMMER Wood Elves DLC Preview

Total War: Warhammer is finally getting a new faction after months of unit and hero DLC’s. The Wood Elves, long rumored and now confirmed and getting their own DLC. The last DLC faction detailed in my Beastmen preview was a huge success; they added depth in a lacking grand campaign mode, where the empire wouldContinue reading “Total War:WARHAMMER Wood Elves DLC Preview”

4X Games To Look Out For In 2017

The genre of 4X games has benefited greatly in the past few years due to the advancement of technology. This has allowed developers to create massive galaxies to explore and conquer, huge space battles and truly massive tech trees. Such features ensure hundreds of hours can be spent on one playthrough. The success of Paradox Interactive’sContinue reading “4X Games To Look Out For In 2017”

What’s Going On With Real-Time Strategy?

Ah yes, the time honored real-time strategy. At one point in its history, it was the flagship genre for the PC gamer, seeing a golden age not even fifteen or so years ago. But is the genre recovering from a debilitating slump? Just what is the current state of the real-time strategy? Over the last fiveContinue reading “What’s Going On With Real-Time Strategy?”

TW: Warhammer Beastmen Part II

A follow up story to my previous Beastmen DLC preview, we now know without a shadow of a doubt how this faction will play, and the relative ways to safely approach a campaign. More information in the preview for beastmen part II. The beastmen have finally had a battle reveal, and it’s very telling onContinue reading “TW: Warhammer Beastmen Part II”

Stellaris’ First Species Pack News, First Ebook Release

Intelligent plants are coming to take over your galaxy in Stellaris’ first species pack. The critically acclaimed science fiction grand strategy game has seen terrific success, and Paradox Interactive’s fastest selling game in the company’s history. Paradox is still adding content to this game in every patch, attempting to improve the mid game format that facedContinue reading “Stellaris’ First Species Pack News, First Ebook Release”

Valkyria: Azure Revolution to Undergo Redesign Following Fan Feedback

It’s been a few months since Valkyria Chronicles Remastered landed in Japan, where it was packaged with a playable demo of the upcoming Valkyria: Azure Revolution. The demo was met with mixed reception, with the revised battle system bearing a range of negative feedback. Director Takeshi Ozawa has since stated that this feedback will formContinue reading “Valkyria: Azure Revolution to Undergo Redesign Following Fan Feedback”

Might & Magic Heroes VII to Receive Trial by Fire Expansion

Might & Magic Heroes VII, a turn-based strategy game, released in 2015 by Ubisoft for PC, is receiving a new expansion called Trial by Fire. The expansion contains two original and thrilling campaigns set five years after the events of the base game. Might & Magic Heroes VII: Trial By Fire recounts the growing tensionContinue reading “Might & Magic Heroes VII to Receive Trial by Fire Expansion”

Banner Saga 2 Coming April 19

The awaited second portion of the Banner Saga trilogy is finally at our door step. Stunning hand drawn animation coupled with a tactics style combat invoke strong reminders of classics such as Fire Emblem and Final Fantasy Tactics. While any one who played the first game can tell you this much, here are some of the changesContinue reading “Banner Saga 2 Coming April 19”

How Pokken Invites Non-Arcade Fighters to the Party

I’ve been playing Pokken Tournament since its arcade testing days. From the very first time I played it, I knew that the game was unique, holding both features that make it familiar as an arcade fighting game, while introducing new ideas that simplify traditional mechanics in order to invite non-arcade players. While I’ve noticed that even a small skill gapContinue reading “How Pokken Invites Non-Arcade Fighters to the Party”

Stellaris Alliances and Federations

Anyone who has taken to following Paradox Interactive has probably heard of a new game they are working on that is quite a change from what they typically work on. Stellaris is the first space-themed game Paradox Development Studios will be delivering to us. In today’s developer diary, they have released information on a new systemContinue reading “Stellaris Alliances and Federations”

XCOM 2 Releases Tomorrow

There tends to be so many game releases happening that it is hard to keep up with them all! With PAX South announcements having just passed and PAX East coming up not too long from now we are receiving floods of information about upcoming titles. Well worry no longer! Consider this your free-of-charge wakeup call! XCOM 2 releasesContinue reading “XCOM 2 Releases Tomorrow”