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Stellaris has made the transfer to console surprisingly well, but the decision to go with an older build could have unforeseen consequences for its newly acquired fans...

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[Updated] Humble's latest strategy bundle run out on Monday - make sure you don't miss out!

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The latest expansion to Stardock's flagship 'Civilization in Space' 4X strategy game is modest, but competent, and brings the in-game story arc to a close.

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Gal Civ 3 Gameplay
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With the most recent expansion out, it's worth taking a look at everything there is on offer for space-4X Gal Civ 3...

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Who needs Civ 6 when you can have our lord and savoir, Civ V. We've overhauled our guide to bring in a new set of best-in-slot picks for various strategies.

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We spent some hands-on time with this new sci-fi 4X game – there’s a lot to be look forward to here.

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Civ 6 Gathering Storm Head
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Our review of Civ 6's latest expansion is finally here. While not as ground-breaking as the previous one, together it helps inch the game ever closer to its full potential as a Civilization sequel...

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Endless Space 2 DLC
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With the recent release of Penumbra, we thought we'd write up a guide to ALL of Endless Space 2's DLC, so you know what's on offer and what it does for the game.

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Despite Civ 6 about to get its second expansion, there are still plenty of people who still prefer to play Civ 4. Charles muses the why of it as he gets crushed for the umpteenth time by a psychotic AI opponent.

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We're a little late with this one, but it was worth coming back to - this is a pretty good adaptation of the Tyranids within a strategy game.

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Endless Legend Symbiosis Review
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The final DLC for this excellent 4X strategy game is an excellent way to send things off, and well worth checking out.

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Now that Endless Legend's final expansion has released, allow us to present the definitive guide to all of the available DLC you can get for the game.

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The latest expansion to Endless Space 2 adds in a much needed new mechanic and an interesting new race, but how does it hold up?

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At the Gates Review
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At the Gates is finally released, and it's definitely a breath of fresh 4X strategy air... it's just a shame some bits aren't a bit more developed.

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GalCiv3 Retribution Announced
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A new expansion for Stardock's flagship space 4X game has been announced, due out in the next couple of months.

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OTC Release Magnetic Storm
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You've got until tonight to pick up some excellent strategy games on the cheap - don't miss out!

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We've rounded up the best strategy gaming discounts that are running during Steam's Winter Sales event!

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Stellaris' 2.2 Update marks another fundamental shift in how the game works, so we've put together a guide on the major points to help you adjust to the new world order.

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Introducing 15 new minor powers, this new pack could shake up the gameplay significantly for the first time in years.

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Slitherine’s war-focused 40K 4X game will be getting a new DLC Faction in January.

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Stellaris DLC Guide 4
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With the release of MegaCorps, Stellaris' DLC library gets that much bigger. Good thing we've got this handy guide here to help you decide what to buy...

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You'll be able to rule the galaxy through it's wallet sooner than you think.

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New expansion adds new civilizations, brings back the world congress, and focuses on climate change.

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Leaked images point to a new civilisation and new water-based district tiles, as well as the name 'Vesuvius'.

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Steam Halloween 2018 Strategy Head
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We've rounded up the best strategy gaming discounts that are running during Steam's Halloween Sales event.

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Our next Stellaris analysis looks at the changes coming to the galactic economy, including trade, markets and whole lot more. The future is looking bright...

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Alexander breaks down the upcoming planet changes to Stellaris, and how it will affect the game going forward.

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Agressors head
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This unique 4X/Grand-Strategy game takes the best bits of the civilization franchise and focuses it on a single period, offering much more depth and complexity.

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Better late than never, we review Endless Space 2's military-focused DLC to find out what it adds to Amplitude's 4X experience.

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Inferno Head
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We review Endless Legend's latest expansion, which easily enters the charts as one of the best add-ons so far.

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We've rounded-up the news and interesting tid bits we missed from the world of strategy games.

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Endless Expansions Head
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August 2nd will see new content drop for both these epic 4X strategy games, and it sounds like they're not to be missed!

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Star Ruler 2 OS Head
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The game's developer - long defunct - has decided if they weren't going to do anything with it, might as well let the community have a shot.

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Gladrev Head
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Warhammer 40K meets 4X in this combat-themed take on the Civilization formula. Read our review to find out what we thought!

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We've gotten a look at a few of the units that will be appearing in Proxy Studios' 4X spin on the grimdark future of Warhammer 40K. Lets just say, diplomacy doesn't seem to be the name of this game.

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A new dev diary for the sci-fi Age of Wonders spin-off looks at one of the bigger changes coming to the game's DNA...

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Remnant Head
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Crusader Kings in space, anyone? This 4X/RTS project may not let you marry your horse, but your agents are the driving force of the game and the key to victory.

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Marcello explores Stellaris' new DLC which attempts to improve the exploration part of the game.

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PlanetfallPrevHead
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Triumph have returned to their iconic Age of Wonders series, and this time they're heading to the stars. This game is already showing off some great ideas in the 4X space...

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The first announcement at PDXcon sees Triumph studios return to Age of Wonders.

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Civ6PPatchHead
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The Spring update for Civ VI is almost here, but the patch notes are available now if you want to browse the upcoming changes.

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DistantHead
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A new DLC pack for sci-fi grand-strategy epic Stellaris has been announced.

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GalCiv3 HEad
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We take a long look at Galactic Civilization III and its journey so far, as well as looking in-depth into the latest Intrigue expansion...

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Galciv3head
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New add-on for Stardock's 'Civilization in Space' strategy game adds several new features that look increasing immersion.

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GladHead
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We got some hands-on time with this 'Civilization-meets-40K' combo. It's pretty, but we worry about the game's longevity.

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Review: Space Tyrant

22 Mar 2018 2
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Plucky volunteer Craig has been looking at some of the games we've missed recently. Ever wanted to be Evil? Today may be your lucky day...

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Review: Northgard

12 Mar 2018 0
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Josh returns to review this intriguing RTS/4X hybrid now that it's left the volatile shores of Early Access...

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The war-themed expansion adds some fun toys, but its worth noting that the real stars are contained within the free patch...

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Marcello is here to render his verdict of Civilization VI's first official expansion. It's a bit of a mixed bag...

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A new game from former Civilization/Firaxis devs that goes back to the roots of their expertise. We're excited to see how this will pan out...

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In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only licensed Warhammer 40,000 games...

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We're not able to bring you our regular update today, so we're going to be filling the space with any interesting news or tidbits from the strategy gaming world. First up, Stellaris gets better ships!

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NewWorld01
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Some of the best and most inventive games are made by small (sometimes one-man) studios, but also some of the worst. The best of intentions can only get you so far...

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Joe's been testing out an upcoming real-time strategy game with a massively-multiplayer twist that brought back some old memories...

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We're catching up on a recent sci-fi 4X release now that it's got its first DLC under its belt. How does Stars in Shadow shape up against the industry greats?

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Marcello embraces metal as he takes Stellaris' new synthetic-based expansion out for a spin...

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This eastern-set 4X strategy game gets a few things wrong, but a lot of things right. Read our full review.

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Endless Space 2 Vodyani Swarm
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So... yeah, you might have to bear with us a little bit longer. Normal service resumes tomorrow. Promise!

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Demise of Nations is an ambitious 4X turn-based grand strategy wargame with an experimental business model...

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In today's blast from the past, we look at two unique strategy games that are heavily inspired by Sid Meier's legendary 4X title, Civilization.

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4X with a twist, this fantasy civ-like game cemented some of the interesting ideas put forward in the original release, Warlock: Masters of the Arcane...

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From the Archive: Beating Civ: BE by nearly a year, Pandora showed the world how a 'Civ in Space' should be done properly.

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It‘s good to be bad, and it‘s even better to be bad in space. Martynas gives us an overview of this upcoming strategy title...

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Dingling
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Oriental Empires has been in Early Access since last September. It's officially 'late', but we're here to see what it's like after seven months of development...

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Amplitude have stepped up their game with this sequel to their hit Space 4X Empire Builder. Read our 4-Star review to find out more...

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Marcello reviews the recently released Dawn of Andromeda. Feels like this one should have stayed in Early Access

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