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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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As a new backer build drops, we see more of Gollop's grand vision for Phoenix Point. But while this is more iterative than revolutionary, inspiration can be find from unlikely sources...

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

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Space Race adds in a couple of interesting new elements to Surviving Mars, but is not as ground-breaking as it perhaps needed to be for the game's first expansion...

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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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Review: Rimworld

18 Oct 2018 0
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After five years, one of Early Access' most iconic games has finally decided it's ready to sit on the 1.0 table. Here's our official verdict.

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There's no new entries this time around, but we still want to remind you that there exist some top-quality space strategy games out there amongst the stars...

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

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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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Keeping your lance solvent in BattleTech can be harder than fighting the battles. Luckily, we've got a few tips and tricks for you...

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This sci-fi XCOM-like is starting off humble, but has some big ideas. Price of entry isn't nothing, though...

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Review: BattleTech

24 Apr 2018 0
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The iconic table-top franchise makes it's glorious descent into modernity with this thrilling, although slightly sterile, turn-based tactical game.

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

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The eagerly awaited tactical mech combat game finally has a release date.

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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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Former Caribbean dictator Alex Connolly flees to Mars where he trades in his general's hat for a remote control, and a grand vision for a new world in our review of Haemimont's new colony builder.

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We dive into the breach once more in our review of the much-hyped follow up to FTL.

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You can prepare yourself by watching a new video on combat basics.

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Only a few hours left to go before Subset Game's new creation is here...

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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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FTL developer's new games will be releasing on Steam, GOG and the Humble Store. Other platforms to come later.

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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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Marcello's got another batch of newly released strategy games worth your time. Check them out!

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Josh comes back with 2018's first collection of free strategy games! Come in and tell him how much you love his effort!

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Marcello took to the stars and was put in command of a spaceship in a new Early Access title... It didn't go well, apparently...

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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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We didn't review this experimental sci-fi 4X when it first came out, so we decided to play catch up now that it's got its first expansion...

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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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Despite our best intentions, sometimes life has a way of prying our cold, carpel-tunnel infused fingers away from our computers. Luckily, we've got a handy guide to gaming whilst away from home...

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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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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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Op-Ed: The fifth X

11 Oct 2017 0
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Joe's been binging on space 4x strategy games recently, and is here to muse about the need for an evolution within the genre.

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Review: Ogre

09 Oct 2017 0
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Matt's spent the weekend putting Auroch's adaptation of Steve Jackson's Ogre through its paces. A great adaptation, but a worrying lack of polish.

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Josh shoots to space in this turn-based tactical sci-fi game.

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One of the games listed this week is pretending to be something it's not...

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Most strategy games have us hunched over our desks, mouse furiously roaming as we issue our orders... but what about a more relaxed setting, like the couch? Is it possible to find a good sofa-friendly strategy game? Josh found ten...

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

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We look at Early Access games in many stages of development. Some are more advanced than others. Sadly for this transport sim, it is perhaps a bit TOO early...

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Stellaris patch notes are here, and they are giant.

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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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Tower Defence has fallen by the wayside as its MOBA off-spring have jumped to the fore, but is X-Morph able to put it back in the spotlight?

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Marcello was ready to write of XCOM2 as KIA, but War of the Chosen has renewed his faith in our alien overlords. Read our review...

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Deep tactical combat and Star Trek humour abound in this sci-fi RPG/Strategy hybrid. RAMMING SPEED.

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There is one title in here which is not sci-fi, but it's definitely something you won't expect.

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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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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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Review: Cosmic Trip

21 Aug 2017 0
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Through some random act of cosmic trolling, Josh is now at the cutting edge of VR strategy games. Read his review of VRTS Cosmic Trip...

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We review the recently released enhanced edition of this game of artillery-based interplanetary annihilation...

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Review: Aven Colony

25 Jul 2017 0
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Marcello had high hopes for Aven Colony when he took an early look at the game, but it may be a while yet before this one reaches its potential...

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Marcello interviews the founder of the studio behind Aven Colony about the city-builder's design and roadmap for the future.

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Marcello has been visiting Aven Prime to see what it's like to try and survive in this extremely hostile world. We haven't heard from him in a while, so I hope he's ok...

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This game has less strategy elements than we initially thought, but it's trying some new ideas. Execution leaves much to be desired, however...

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The strategy publisher has partnered with Universal Studios to bring a new Battlestar Galactica game to players later this year. It's looking pretty sweet.

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Review: Shock Tactics

13 Apr 2017 0
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You might want to sit down for this one - Martynas took a long hard look at this sci-fi XCOM competitor, and REALLY didn't like what he found.

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Martynas brings us a review of the recently released TBS/RTS hybrid game from 1C Company, a Russian publisher who's presence in the strategy genre hasn't been felt too much lately. Don't call it a comeback?

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Review: XCOM 2

11 Mar 2017 0
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Strategy games are, at their roots, just logic puzzles. It doesn't matter how much story or graphics or complexity you throw on top. All that does is disguise the puzzle and make it harder and more interesting to crack. So, like all puzzles, they have solutions.

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Matt takes a look at Stellaris' first expansion - Leviathans. There's something big and dangerous out in the void - are you ready?

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