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The Banner Saga Review

The Banner Saga Review The Banner Saga Developer: Stoic Studio Publisher: Versus Evil Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Mac Release Date: January 14, 2014 Price: $24.99 – Available Here Overview Every now and then, a strategy game finds a home deep in the minds of a core audience. The team at Stoic have been driving themselves to...
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CC Impact! Presents The Banner Saga

CC Impact! Presents The Banner Saga Indie developer Stoic has brought us a strategy game set in a dark Norse world where giants live and work beside man and soulless automatons roam the land, destroying anything in their path. The Banner Saga is one part Final Fantasy Tactics and one part Oregon Trail. You’ll make hard decisions that...
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Magicka: Wizard Wars To Get New Mode

Magicka: Wizard Wars To Get New Mode With their announcements for Hearts of Iron IV and Runemaster, Paradox Interactive has kept the flow of announcements at their conference going. Today, they announced a new game mode for their multiplayer wizard action game, Magicka: Wizard Wars. The new “Duel Mode” will put four players in...
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Hearts of Iron IV Announced

Hearts of Iron IV Announced On top of announcing a new RPG, Runemaster, at their conference today, Paradox Interactive also unveiled Hearts of Iron IV, the next entry in their World War II strategy series, being developed by Paradox Development Studio. Hearts of Iron IV will challenge players to take on the brutal conflict of World...
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Paradox Announces Norse-Inspired RPG Runemaster

Paradox Announces Norse-Inspired RPG Runemaster At their convention currently going on in Miami, Paradox Interactive (War of the Vikings) announced a new role playing game set to come out from Paradox Development Studio. Entitled Runemaster, the RPG will be set in a fantasy realm based on Norse mythology. It will put each player in the role of a unique...
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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Enters Open Beta

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Enters Open Beta Open beta has finally kicked off for Blizzard’s new online game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. First announced last March, the game is a free-to-play strategy card game based off Blizzard’s most popular game World of Warcraft. Designed to be an easy to learn and fast-paced game, players can collect...
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Blackguards Now Available on Steam and GOG.com

Blackguards Now Available on Steam and GOG.com After a few months in beta testing, Blackguards is now available on Steam and GOG.com. The game is based on one of the most popular pen and paper RPG series in Europe, The Dark Eye. Blackguards is a dark tale about a band of hardened criminals who are attempting to escape justice while simultaneously...
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Insurgency Review

Insurgency Review Insurgency Developer: New World Interactive Publisher: New World Interactive Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Mac, Linux (planned) Release Date: January 22, 2014 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview Originally born as a mod for Valve’s Half Life 2, Insurgency quickly gained popularity. New World...
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Anno Online Shows the Bonuses of Having Monuments

Anno Online Shows the Bonuses of Having Monuments The PC browser-based strategy game Anno Online continues to be updated as Ubisoft and Blue Byte have announced some more new features for players to check out. This new update lets player take advantage of huge bonuses, just by taking the time to build some monuments. After finishing a quest chain to gain...
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CC Impact! Presents Insurgency Pre-Release

CC Impact! Presents Insurgency Pre-Release Indie developer New World Interactive has been hard at work preparing fans of tactical multiplayer first-person shooters for their new game, Insurgency, which is set to release this Wednesday, January 22. The game features intense realism and attention to detail, several playable modes, and a strong...
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YouTube’s Biggest Names to Play War of the Vikings and Magicka: Wizard Wars on January 24th

YouTube’s Biggest Names to Play War of the Vikings and Magicka: Wizard Wars on January 24th Some of the biggest names in YouTube video game streaming will be getting together to play 4 vs 4 War of the Vikings and Magicka: Wizard Wars at Paradox Interactive Convention 2014. The event will take place on January 24th, 2014. Viewers can watch the action on Paradox’s official Twitch.TV...
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CC Impact! Presents Wargame: AirLand Battle

CC Impact! Presents Wargame: AirLand Battle Eugen System’s Wargame: AirLand Battle is the latest addition to the Wargame series of RTS titles. The game takes place in an alternate history, where The Cold War has broken into all out hostilities. The communist Warsaw Pact has invaded Denmark and is now marching its way through Sweden. NATO has...
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First Etherium Trailer Released

First Etherium Trailer Released Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive (Stellar Impact) released their first video for their upcoming RTS called Etherium this week. The video, entitled “First Troop Deployment,” teases the many units available, from the small infantry to the giant collosi of war that will do battle on...
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Gnomoria Preview

Gnomoria Preview Gnomoria Developer: Robotronic Games Publisher: Robotronic Games Platform: Windows Price: $7.99 Beta access available here Gnomoria is a sandbox strategy game which evoked within me a vast richness of emotions. On the one hand I was infuriated by the lack of tutorial/any form of in-game guide through the...
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Deception IV: Blood Ties Set To Be Released in March 2014

Deception IV: Blood Ties Set To Be Released in March 2014 Tecmo Koei have announced that their upcoming title Deception IV: Blood Ties will be released in Europe on March 28th and March 25th in the US for the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita Handheld System. This is the follow-up game for Tecmo’s Devil’s Deception, the first game of this series...
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The Bot Squad Available Now for iOS

The Bot Squad Available Now for iOS Ubisoft Shanghai has released a free title called The Bot Squad on the App Store in Australia and New Zealand. The game features tower defense gameplay in combination with unique puzzle elements. Choose your side in the “Robolution” as two factions battle it out for total control of all the...
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Wargame AirLand Battle Review

Wargame AirLand Battle Review Wargame AirLand Battle Developer: Eugen Systems Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 29 May 2013 Price: $39.99 – Available Here Overview Eugen Systems has been making realistic military RTS’s for almost a decade now. What if the Cold War turned...
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SpellForce 2 Comes to an End in ‘Demons of the Past’

SpellForce 2 Comes to an End in ‘Demons of the Past’ Austria-based game publisher, Nordic Games, announced today that the final expansion to the RTS/RPG crossover game, SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars, is now available in both boxed and digital format for PC. Despite the release being delayed from its original October 2013 target, long time fans of the SpellForce...
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Blackguards Video Guides Released

Blackguards Video Guides Released Daedalic Entertainment has released the first video of a planned series to show punters some of the mechanics behind their roleplaying turn-based strategy game, Blackguards, with the first installment dealing with character creation. The game itself is an adaption of a popular European pen and paper...
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Bardbarian Grinding its Axe onto iOS January 16th

Bardbarian Grinding its Axe onto iOS January 16th Publisher BulkyPix and developer TreeFortress are looking to blend genres and multi-use axes in their upcoming game Bardbarian. While it was previously selected to join 100 other games on Steam Greenlight, it looks like iOS users will be able to check the game out for themselves on Thursday, January...
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Horizon Set to Explore Full Release to Steam in February

Horizon Set to Explore Full Release to Steam in February After making it to Steam in beta through Early Access, Horizon is gearing up to release this February onto the digital platform. The space-strategy from Iceberg Interactive, publishers of Gas Guzzlers Extreme, and developer L3O Interactive is just now finishing up the final weeks of beta to prep the game...
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The Banner Saga Marches onto Steam

The Banner Saga Marches onto Steam After almost a year and half of development since the end of their wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, Stoic Studio and Versus Evil has released their Viking epic The Banner Saga on Steam. The turn based strategy RPG changes and grows based on the decisions of the player as they seek to save their...
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Line Knight Fortix Review

Line Knight Fortix Review Line Knight Fortix Developer: Nemesys Games Publisher: BulkyPix Platforms: iOS (Reviewed) Release Date: January 9, 2014 Price: $0.99 – Available Here Overview People may not be well aware of it, but the Fortix franchise has been saving kingdoms one line at a time for several years. Developer Nemesys...
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Insurgency Leave Steam Early Access On January 22

Insurgency Leave Steam Early Access On January 22   Insurgency, the newest  multiplayer first-person shooter from indie developer New World Interactive, will be getting its official move from Steam’s Early Access on January 22. A sequel to a standalone Half-Life 2 mod, Insurgency requires players to cooperate strategically. It was originally...
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Wizards Announces Magic: The Gathering Collector Coins

Wizards Announces Magic: The Gathering Collector Coins Wizards of the Coast and The New Zealand Mint are teaming up for a very special collector’s product – new Magic: The Gathering Collector Coins. The coins are being minted from one ounce of 0.999 silver and feature a prominent figure of the Magic multiverse painted on. The first coin will feature...
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CastleStorm Wii U Review

CastleStorm Wii U Review CastleStorm Developer: Zen Studios Publisher: Zen Studios Platforms: Wii U (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now Price:  $9.99 - Available Here Overview CastleStorm is the Tower Defense/Physics puzzler amalgamation that appeared on Xbox Live and PSN mid last year. Now it has made its way to the Wii U with a...
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