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Frostpunkt is Going Mobile

Paul Wozniak, 15 February 2020, 22:08

Thanks to the announcement of 11 bit studios on StockWatch, we found out that Frostpunk will be available on mobile devices with Android and iOS systems. However, for the time being we haven't learned any details about the release date or possible changes in the gameplay.

Age of Empires Sales Remain Great

Milosz Szubert, 12 February 2020, 12:00

Across 20 years of its history, various games from the Age of Empires series have sold 25 million copies. The franchise has made a billion dollars in total. Such information can be found in the CV of Brian Sullivan, co-founder of Ensemble Studios.

Corruption 2029 - New Tactical Strategy From Mutant Year Zero Devs

Paul Wozniak, 07 February 2020, 22:09

The Bearded Ladies (the devs of Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden) has introduced its new title, Corruption 2029. It will be a tactical strategy game, whose action will be set in the near future. The title will be released on February 17 on Epic Games Store.

Blizzard Automatizes Warcraft 3: Reforged Refunds

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 February 2020, 22:06

Blizzard has enabled players to automatically get a refund for Warcraft III: Reforged. CEO J. Allen Brack commented on the failed attempt to refresh the iconic game, admitting that it has been a difficult week for the company.

Here's Isengard From a Fan Remake of The Battle for Middle-earth

Konrad Serafinski, 06 February 2020, 13:06

A new video has appeared on the web presenting Isengard in BFME: Reforged, a fan, refreshed version of The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth. The title is created on Unreal Engine 4 and will be available for free.

King's Bounty 2 - Exploration in TPP and Battles on New Gameplays

Christian Pieniazek, 04 February 2020, 22:20

An extensive video material, in which the devs of King's Bounty II present the most important elements of their work, has appeared on the web. The gameplay presents, among others, exploration, character progression and tactical battles with enemy forces.

Through the Darkest of Times Launches - Play as Resistance in Third Reich

Adrian Werner, 31 January 2020, 14:09

The team ta Paintbucket Games released Through the Darkest of Times, a game in which we lead the German resistance movement in the Third Reich.

Warcraft 3: Reforged - Devs Claim Rights to Mods

Bebop, 30 January 2020, 15:32

Blizzard learned from the mistakes made in Warcraft III. In the new version of the game, subtitled Reforged, the company secures full rights to the content created by fans. Blizzard doesn't want to lose another gem like DOTA.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Launches

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2020, 13:08

Today marks the release of Warcraft III: Reforged, a remake of the classic real-time strategy Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos from Blizzard Entertainment along with The Frozen Throne expansion. The title is only available on PC.

First Games From the Reborn MicroProse Will Appear in 2020

Paul Wozniak, 26 January 2020, 21:41

MicroProse, currently headed by David Lagettie, has just announced that its first new games will come out in 2020. We still have to wait for some solid nformation, but for some time now we known that the nearest title is to be Warbirds 2020.

Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition - Beta and Estimated Hardware Specs

Paul Wozniak, 24 January 2020, 21:31

We just found out when the closed beta Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition, a refreshed version of the 2005 classic strategy game, will be launched. By the way, we learned about the estimated hardware requirements.

Paradox Tests Subscription for EU4 Expansions [Updated]

Czarus, 24 January 2020, 11:10

Paradox Interactive recently shared its plans to develop the Europa Universalis franchise. It appears that the publisher has decided to test a subscription option for the expansions to EU4, the fourth part of the series.

Gameplay From Frostpunk: The Last Autumn

Bebop, 14 January 2020, 15:54

11 bit studios released a gameplay from the first major expansion for Frostpunk, called The Last Autumn. In it, the developer tells about the novelties introduced to the game, among other things.

Might and Magic Chess Royale - Release Date of Ubisoft's Rival for TFT

Adrian Werner, 14 January 2020, 10:58

Ubisoft has announced that Might & Magic: Chess Royale will be released at the end of January, an online strategy that will combine mechanics of auto battlers like Dota Auto Chess or Teamfight Tactics with elements of the battle royale genre.

Sea Power - New RTS Shows World War III on Sea

Adrian Werner, 05 January 2020, 21:22

One of the devs of the well-received Cold Waters is working on a new naval war strategy called Sea Power: Naval Combat in the Missile Age, which can be described as the spiritual heir to Jane's Fleet Command.

New Year's Gameplay From Iron Harvest

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 December 2019, 23:01

KING Art Games has released new gameplay from Iron Harvest. The video also presents a summary of work on the title in 2019.

Witcher: Total War - Witcher Mod for Medieval II is in the Works

Paul Wozniak, 20 December 2019, 22:42

A mod is being created that will take Sapkowski's Witcher universe to the popular strategy game Medieval II: Total War. The devs want to recreate the whole known world map and introduce 29 playable fractions. So far, we do not know the planned release date of their work.

Endzone A World Apart Gets a Gameplay Trailer

Bart Swiatek, 19 December 2019, 12:55

Gentlymad and Assemble Entertainment presented a gameplay from Endzone: A World Apart, a post-apocalyptic city builder, which is supposed to resemble Frostpunk from 11 bit studios.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Release Date Announced

Bart Swiatek, 18 December 2019, 11:38

Blizzard Entertainment announced the release date of Warcraft III Remake and The Frozen Throne expansion, entitled Warcraft III: Reforged. The title, which was originally to debut later this year, will be launched in January 2020.

The Next Story DLC for Total War Three Kingdoms is Mandate of Heaven

Michael Kulakowski, 17 December 2019, 21:30

Creative Assembly has just announced the release of Total War: Three Kingdoms - Mandate of Heaven. The expansion, offering a new story campaign and many other novelties will be available in mid-January.

Commandos 2 HD and Praetorians HD - Originals vs Remasters

Paul Wozniak, 14 December 2019, 22:30

Since yesterday, beta-tests of refreshed versions of Commandos 2 and Praetorians have been on. They are available to players who have ordered (or are about to order) games in advance. There is also a short trailer that provides a visual comparison of remasters with the originals.

Frostpunk: The Last Autumn - Major DLC Gets Release Date

Agnes Adamus, 13 December 2019, 16:23

11 bit studios announced the release date of the first major DLC for Frostpunk. The expansion is called The Last Autumn and is a prequel to the base version of the game. The title will debut on January 21, 2020.

New Trailer of 4X Strategy Humankind on TGA 2019

Bart Swiatek, 13 December 2019, 03:15

At The Game Awards 2019, Amplitude Studios showed a new trailer for its upcoming strategy game, Humankind.

Age of Empires 4 Replaces Blood and Gore With Partial World Destruction

Bart Swiatek, 11 December 2019, 13:37

In a recent press interview, Adam Isgreen from World's Edge, the creative director of Age of Empires IV, told about several aspects of the upcoming game. The conversation featured, among others, the topic of blood and brutality, as well as destruction of the environment.

Kalypso Media Announces Next-gen Installment of Commandos

Michael Kulakowski, 10 December 2019, 23:05

Kalypso Media has announced that it is starting work on the next-gen installment of the iconic tactical series Commandos, which will hit consoles and PCs. The game will be developed by a new German studio established specifically for this purpose.

Free Week With Anno 1800 Launches Tomorrow

Bart Swiatek, 10 December 2019, 14:05

Tomorrow, on December 11, a free week in Anno 1800, the strategy game from the French company Ubisoft. Players will be able to check the title to a limited extent, we will be unable to access its entire content. However, the promotion will enable us to test the co-op mode, which will be added in today's update 6.0.

Fake News Are Like a Pandemic - New Scenario in Plague Inc

Konrad Serafinski, 07 December 2019, 21:29

Ndemic Creations, in collaboration with the UK's Full Fact organization, has released Fake News, a new scenario for Plague Inc., which enables us to spread false information on a large scale. The action aims to increase people's awareness of the dangers of fake news.

Phoenix Point Reviews - XCOM Fans Should be Pleased

Bart Swiatek, 04 December 2019, 12:36

Yesterday, the PC of the strategy game Phoenix Point, developed by the creator of the XCOM series, Julian Gollop, debuted on the market. The reviewers have already evaluated the title and it seems that the devs delivered a solid work, although not a groundbreaking one.

Phoenix Point Launches

MH, 03 December 2019, 14:25

The long-awaited strategy game Phoenix Point from Snapshot Games has just arrived. Fans of Julian Gollop's work will be able to play his latest title on PC today, as long as they use Epic Games Store.

Age of Empires 4 - Historical Period, Resources, 4K and More

Konrad Serafinski, 17 November 2019, 19:28

Some interesting information about Age of Empires IV, the new installment of the iconic RTS series, has appeared on the web. The game will offer a setting similar to the second part, but a completely different gameplay experience.

Factorio Release Date Revealed

qjin, 15 November 2019, 21:29

Wube Software informed about the release date of the full version of the strategy game Factorio. The game will leave early access with a significant delay. And unfortunately, this will not happen soon, because it will not be until less than a year from now.

Paradox - Crusader Kings 3 Will be Evolution, Not Revolution

Milosz Szubert, 14 November 2019, 22:34

Paradox Interactive has published a dev blog in which the team's representatives explain their approach to the development of Crusader Kings III. It suggests that there will be no revolution compared to the mechanics of the second installment. Instead, the creators bet on evolution.

Commandos 2 and Praetorians Remasters in January; Beta-tests Announced

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 November 2019, 23:22

Kalypso Media company informed that the remasters of Commandos 2 and Praetorians will not be released this year. In December there will be closed beta-tests of both productions to be held for consolation.

Full Version of The Elder Scrolls: Total War Has Just Been Released

Christian Pieniazek, 12 November 2019, 19:57

A full version of the new, extensive Medieval: Total War mod has appeared on Mod DB The Elder Scrolls: Total War enables the players to lead one of eighteen factions present in Tamriel.

Age of Empires 4 on X019; Countdown Before the Presentation has Begun?

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 November 2019, 21:56

On the official website of Age of Empires, the countdown to the start of the „next adventure” with the strategy game series has begun. It will end on the day of the start of the X019 event at which Age of Empires IV is to be shown.

Microsoft Still Thinks of Returning to Age of Mythology

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 November 2019, 12:56

Adam Isgreen from Microsoft once again spoke about the possible return of Age of Mythology. The mythological spin-off of the Age of Empires series may well be refreshed in the form of a definitive edition, get a reboot or become a completely new project.

Phoenix Point - PC Release Date Revealed

Konrad Serafinski, 02 November 2019, 19:48

Snapshot Games has announced the release date for the PC version of Phoenix Point. The title, according to the latest news, will be published at the beginning of December. However, we will wait for the console versions until next year.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Multiplayer Mode Beta Launches

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2019, 11:10

Beta-tests of Warcraft III: Reforged, an improved edition of the popular 2002 RTS, have begun. First of all, the invitations are given to those who pre-ordered the Spoils of War edition of the remake.

Paradox Interactive Wants to Release More Games on Consoles

Paul Wozniak, 28 October 2019, 13:14

In an interview for PCGamesN, Paradox Interactive's CEO Ebba Ljungerud revealed that the company was considering releasing new productions for consoles. The most important thing for the company is to create deep and complex games.

Warcraft 3 Reforged vs. The Original; Visual Comparison of Units

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2019, 21:31

A video comparing Warcraft III: Reforged with Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has appeared on the web. LeystTV has included a graphical comparison of unit models and animations from both versions of Blizzard's strategy game.

Flood of Announcements and Trailers from PDXCON 2019

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2019, 17:56

During the PDXCON 2019 event Paradox Interactive went all out. The publisher showed the first trailer of Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood, and announced a bunch of expansions, such as Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance, Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations, Stellaris: Federations, Prison Architect - Psych Ward: Warden's Edition and BattleTech: Heavy Metal.

Crusader Kings 3 Announced

Paul Wozniak, 19 October 2019, 17:51

Paradox Interactive has just announced another installment of the well received strategy game series - Crusader Kings 3. The game is to be released in 2020 on Steam and as part of Xbox Game Pass.

Crusader Kings 2 (Kinda) Goes Free-to-play, Now Available on Steam

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 October 2019, 11:49

Paradox Interactive has released Crusader Kings II for free on Steam. It is not clear how long this offer will last, but for its duration you can download the base version of this medieval strategy free of charge.

Stolen Halo 4 Image Causes Withdrawal of Stellaris: Galaxy Command

Michael Kulakowski, 16 October 2019, 20:46

Paradox Interactive withdrew the beta version of the mobile Stellaris: Galaxy Command from distribution after it was revealed that it contained a stolen illustration created for Halo 4. The title was produced by a subcontractor, the Chinese studio GameBear.

Surviving the Aftermath - New Game From Paradox Coming out on EGS

Michael Kulakowski, 07 October 2019, 22:13

Paradox Interactive announced the sequel to the strategy game Surviving Mars, titled Surviving the Aftermath. The action of the title takes place after the apocalyptic catastrophe destroys our civilization, and the task of the players is to build a thriving colony of people who survived this global catastrophe.

Steel Division 2 Gets New Polish and German Formations

Paul Wozniak, 04 October 2019, 23:20

A new expansion for Steel Division 2 will be released on October 17 as part of the History Pass. The DLC will introduce, among others, an extensive campaign and four new divisions.

Rebel Inc. on PC; New Game From Plague Inc. Devs Goes to Early Access

Konrad Serafinski, 01 October 2019, 11:00

Ndemic Creations announced that Rebel Inc.: Escalation will be released on PC. The game (available on mobile devices as Rebel Inc.) will be released in early October this year.

Civilization 6 is Coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Agnes Adamus, 25 September 2019, 00:30

Civilization VI is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The console versions will be available to the players later this year. In addition, a package containing Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm add-ons will also appear.

Close Combat: The Bloody First Release Date Revealed

Barth Faryna, 20 September 2019, 14:44

The Close Combat series comes alive after years of absence with the arrival of Close Combat: The Bloody First. Fans of classic will surely be happy, because the creators have given the official date of the game's release, which will be soon.

A Total War Saga: Troy - New Trailer Presents World Map and Campaign

Milosz Szubert, 20 September 2019, 13:24

Creative Assembly has published a new video from A Total War Saga: Troy, the new spin-off installment of the popular strategy game series. It is an introduction to the history of the Trojan War and presents the in-game world map.