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A Year of Rain RTS
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We spent some time playing around with this upcoming fantasy RTS. Is a decent co-op design and engaging real-time action enough to break through fan's indifference or the remaster wave?

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After literally years of nothing, we've finally heard something about Age of Empires 4...

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Driftland Review
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This fantasy-RTS is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise stale genre. Not without its flaws, but well worth a look.

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Humble have got another sale going this weekend that discounts a bunch of games with city-building or base-building elements - some real gems to be found here!

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Ancestors Legacy recently got its first DLC drop, so we thought we remind you what the game's core concepts were, in case you haven't tried it for yourself yet.

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Stronghold Warlords Announced
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The next iteration in the classic castle-builder franchise is heading to Asia with a new look and some new mechanics.

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The latest entry in the Total War series represents a culmination of everything Creative Assembly has learned since the franchise began, Sean argues.

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Ian's been checking out Conan Unconquered over the past few months, and is here some some preliminary thoughts ahead of its launch at the end of the month.

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Review: Warparty

11 Apr 2019 0
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We review the recently released Warparty, which offers a functional, dinosaur themed RTS experience that struggles to be memorable.

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Petroglyph's recent RTS release channels a lot of Command & Conquer, but doesn't quite manage to bring everything together to find that winning strategy.

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Slitherine's recently announced post-apocalyptic strategy game was at GDC, and we sent Ian to go have a look.

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Blizzard’s other RTS classic returns to retail via GOG. You can buy each one individually or as a bundle.

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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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Medieval Kingdom Wars Review
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There's promise buried within this medieval grand-strategy title, but it's still got a long way to go. Struggles to stand up to genre contemporaries or escape its Free-to-Play legacy.

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Review: BANNERMEN

06 Mar 2019 0
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This RTS newcomer is not shy about where it draws inspiration, but the execution leaves a lot to be desired.

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OTC Free MP
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Stardock will be releasing a ‘multiplayer client’ to allow people to play the game in online matches for free, without need to own the full game.

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Martynas reviews the revised edition of Stronghold 2 and can't quite forgive the fact that it's not Stronghold Crusaders 2...

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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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Matt speaks to the development team behind an upcoming strategy game that's taken the best of several genres to try and create something truly unique.

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C&C Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert confirmed to be the first games to get the modernisation/4K treatment.

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AI War 2 has entered Steam Early Access - here's what you need to know about it (other than it's hard).

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Blizzard have finally announced that Warcraft 3 remaster everyone wanted, and it's going to be out sometime next year.

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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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Review: Bad North

16 Oct 2018 0
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It's grim up north, but luckily Bad North is a great 'lite' strategy game that will help you weather the worst of it.

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After the backlash from the new mobile game, an EA producer has said they're looking at remastering the classic games in a couple of years.

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Our sister site managed to talk to the developers of this highly anticipated sequel.

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So, you've had some time to get used to Halo Wars 2, and now you're ready for the big leagues - check out out advanced guide to help you compete in the main MP arenas.

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The classic RTS franchise is making a return. A new entry in the series is being worked on, as well as a HD remaster collection of the original games.

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This under-appreciated RTS, while not without its problems, has some hidden strengths that make it a fairly decent game. If you haven't played it before, we're here to give you he gameplay basics.

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aggres news
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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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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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The Snake & The Skirmisher have arrived in one of this year's most unique real-time strategy games...

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The online successor to the classic Herzog Zwei finally has a solo campaign.

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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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Anna's unearthed a hidden RTS gem in the form of a spin-off to an Age of Empires 2 mod. A perfect way to whittle away the time before Age of Empires 4 turns up...

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

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1C Company demonstrate they are still champions of the RTS genre with the launch of a brand new IP that blends Company of Heroes and the Dark Ages...

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Review: Empires Apart

29 Mar 2018 0
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This multiplayer-focused RTS does a great job of capturing the legacy of Age of Empires, and brings it firmly into the modern age.

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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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First major update extends the campaign, a new tier of attachments and more!

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The Viking strategy/management game has grown a lot since we last looked at it and hits 1.0 a year after entering Early Access.

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A new dev post explores the different skirmish options available to players come release day.

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24 Player Support, World Editor Upgrades and more in new update that dropped last night.

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Marcello's been taking a trip down memory lane as he checks out the re-release of a defining moment in RTS history, although he's not sure this needed doing in the first place...

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This new strategy game blends familiar gameplay with unique visuals in a competitive, multiplayer focused environment.

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Creative Assembly's MOBA/Total War spin-off will finally be open to all come February 22nd.

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Sega & Relic have scrapped plans for "major updates", and the future of the controversial 40K RTS is now up in the air.

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Rebellion's remake of the 1999 classic hybrid game is only a month away.

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Petroglyph have returned, and their latest title harks back to a better time for real-time strategy games...

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Charles has had this on his mind for a while, and now wants to talk it over with you guys: there's something wrong with the RTS genre...

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As a counter-point to our regular Friday Filter column, we're bringing you some of the best strategy games that aren't on Steam. Say hello to Itch.io...

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We look back on Stardock's 2016 RTS that, despite some teething issues, was actually quietly brilliant...

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One of the last articles from our Wargamer archive, last year Alex reviewed the new Homeworld entry, and was utterly blown away...

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Charles heads back to Normandy to test out Steel Division's first premium DLC. Will you be joining the Second Wave?

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Indirect control isn't something you see often in strategy games, but when it does show up it's usually fairly interesting.

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starcraft Remastered
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Bill pops over from The Wargamer to tell you why Starcraft Remastered is the best purchase you can make this year...

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Sudden Strike 4 has a lot to accomplish - bringing back a ten-year old franchise, catering to a console audience as well as trying to revitalise a genre that's changed a lot since it was last on the scene. Perhaps this was a bridge too far...

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Our first SG-1 Volunteer steps forward to share with us his thoughts on Defcon. Charles can only play this slightly harrowing game with a live group, and explores the messages it tries to teach...

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Ian's been fighting the eternal war in the grim darkness of the far future, and has returned a beaten and haggard man. Here's a handy guide so you can be just like him...

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We bring you our definitive verdict of Halo Wars: Definitive Edition. Because who cares about Halo Wars 2, amiright?

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Orbital dropping right onto our PC's, the original 40K RTS is reborn as it tries a lot of new ideas. Some work, many don't, but this experimentation doesn't stop it being rather fun...

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SteelHead
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Our fearless Editor has survived the beaches of Omaha and is here to give you a report on this intense upcoming WW2 RTT game from Paradox Interactive and Eugen...

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Newcomer Josh Brown has been playing this Viking themed Early Access title. Featuring resource management and 4X style gameplay, it's go some interesting ideas. There's still work to be done, though...

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Ian jumped into the DOW3 Closed Beta over the weekend and has emeged from the warp to give us his impressions and thoughts.

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This is the master section for all things Dawn of War III. Discover all of the latest news and information, as well as guides, analysis and further reading.

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