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What I Learned Playing Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is now available, though I’ve had the opportunity to try it a while, particularly in multiplayer to round out the experience of the team member composing our review of the game. I won’t do any scoring or critiquing myself, but I’d like to share some facts for those who have made more »

Humble Bundle now offering browser-based games

If you’re not familiar with Humble Bundle, it’s only the greatest thing to ever happen to indie gaming. It offers amazing games at a huge discount, allowing you to pay what you want, with special bonuses if you pay over a certain amount. Right now, it’s offering several astounding games that you can play in more »

We get to play Hyperdevotion Noire next year

We’re getting the Noire spinoff! Idea Factory International just confirmed that it will be releasing the game in both North America and Europe, and it is exciting. Mainly, because Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart is the first strategic RPG game starring the console goddesses. Also, because it’s the first game where Noire, the anthropomorphic PS3 more »

Slamba Yetu is the greatest thing that shouldn’t exist

Do you know what Civilization IV and Space Jam have in common? No, not nothing. They have ! Okay, you need to stop laughing at my intro. If this relationship is going to work, you have to just accept that sometimes, I have to use a really stupid intro in order to get to the more »

Fate Tectonics Preview: Time absorbing

Fate Tectonics is the unique, new puzzle game that’s much like putting together a complicated puzzle, and then having a toddler smash it to bits. Sound frustrating? That’s the predominant emotion I expected to feel while playing Fate Tectonics and seeing hours of hard work go to waste. However, and quite surprisingly, the exact opposite more »

Andrew Traviss on Fate Tectonics, Golden Gear Inc. and pixels

A lot of interesting indie games find their way through Steam Greenlight, and it’s always interesting to learn more about what went into them. I recently had the pleasure of conversing with Andrew Traviss, co-founder of Golden Gear, Inc. Traviss is also the creator, designer, and programmer of Fate Tectonics. The game is currently available more »

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Next Total War game will feature Attila The Hun

By most accounts Attila The Hun was a really unpleasant guy, but he was an excellent leader and strategist. He changed not just warfare, but the world itself. In other words, he’s the perfect subject for a Total War game. Creative Assembly has announced Total War: Attila is coming to PC in 2015. The player more »

Front Page Sports Football is making a comeback

Cyanide Studios, the team behind Blood Bowl, is resurrecting . Every fan thinks they can run their favorite football team better than the general manager. If they are fans of the Dallas Cowboys, they’re probably right about that. In any case, here’s your chance to see what you’ve got. As the GM, you’ll need to more »

I’m so hyped for Disgaea 5 because of REVENGE

I always get excited about Disgaea installments. There’s something about the series, and the appeal of a strategy game that can really be played for months, perhaps even a year, before it’s fully mastered. Yet, I also feel that isn’t why I’m excited about Disgaea 5. It isn’t because of what I do know about more »

I Wrote FTL Fanfiction, Part 4

He engaged the auto-pilot, and jumped to his feet. There was no way he could respond to a fight from the pit, he knew, so he had to trust the auto-pilot to get him out of there as soon as the FTL was charged. He also had to hope the repair drone had been working more »

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Natural Doctrine Review: And now I hate myself

Title: Natural Doctrine Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita, PS4 (Also available for PS3) Release Date: September 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Kadokawa Shoten) ESRB Rating: “Mature 17+” for Blood and Violence I am a festering pile of hate and doubt. I look down upon myself for making mistakes which I see, after the fact, were more »

Dawn of War 2 drops Games for Windows LIVE support

Relic’s Dawn of War 2 and its companion expansion pack, Dawn of War: Chaos Rising, have been the latest games to throw off Microsoft’s now defunct Games for Windows LIVE service and replace it with a Steam-based features. This follows after a similar update for Relic’s own Company of Heroes, which removed the old account more »