Archives: Strategy

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Anomaly: Warzone Earth PS3 Review

A cross between a tower defense game and a strategy simulator, Anomaly: Warzone Earth blurred the conventional lines when first released last year; PS3 users finally get their turn with the most recent release.
October 1st, 2012
8 / 10

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion PC Review

Stardock and Ironclad Games bring Sins of a Solar Empire back into the spotlight with the Rebellion expansion, adding new ships, balance changes, and more to this long-running strategy series.
June 14th, 2012
7/10 / 10

Oil Rush PC Review

The team behind UNIGINE have released naval strategy game Oil Rush for PC, Mac, and Linux. We take it for a run in our review.
February 4th, 2012
8/10 / 10

Unstoppable Gorg PC Review

Unstoppable Gorg is a 50's-themed tower defense game by Futuremark. See if it's worth the venture to space in our PC review.
January 25th, 2012
8.0 / 10

Anomaly: Warzone Earth (PC) Review

We take 11 Bit Studios' fresh multiplatform tower offense title for a spin to see if it's worth your 10 bucks.
April 9th, 2011

Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II – Retribution (PC) MP Beta Hands-on

We check out the Dawn of War II expansion beta and the new Imperial Guard. Check out what humanity has to offer.
February 13th, 2011
7.0/10 / 10

R.U.S.E. (PC) Review

Experience World War II not as a soldier, but the tactician and his virtual tabletop. Deceive your enemies to win the battle.
September 16th, 2010
6.1 / 10

Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight (PC) Review

Tiberium has infested the planet, and warring factions lay down their arms for the greater good. Major gameplay changes and a darker story come together and marks Kane's departure from the series.
March 25th, 2010

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising Interview

We visit the Relic studios to talk about Chaos Rising - the expansion for Dawn of War II.
March 9th, 2010
8.8/10 / 10

Toy Soldiers (XBLA) Review

Signal Studios dips into childhood memories with Toy Soldiers, a strategy title that really emphasizes "game" in "video game." Take control and blow your enemy to smithereens.
March 2nd, 2010
8.8 / 10

Darwinia+ (XBLA) Review

Save the Darwinians; save Darwinia! Jump into the cyber world created within the computer of Dr. Sepulveda and rid the Darwinia residents of a terrible computer virus ravaging the land before it's too late.
February 16th, 2010
8.9/10 / 10

Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy (PC) Review

Ironclad and Stardock introduce the second micro-expansion to the successful 4X RTS Sins of a Solar Empire. Achieve victory on the backs of your allies.
February 9th, 2010

Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight (PC) Preview

We jump into the new online beta to experience the changes made in likely the final chapter in the Tiberium Saga.
February 2nd, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire - Diplomacy Interview: Micro-expanding

We get a few more questions about Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy answered, this time by Stardock's Brian Clair.
January 29th, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy Q&A

We visit the Ironclad Games' studios for a look at their Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy micro-expansion.
December 18th, 2009

Battlestations: Pacific Review

Battlestations: Pacific takes players through two epic sagas of the Pacific War using naval and aerial combat tactics, players get a unique spot of playing through the history of the war or being able to rewrite the outcome.
August 12th, 2009

Demigod review

Gas Powered Games brings us their latest contribution to RTS gaming, Demigod, a fusion of RTS and RPG. We take a closer look at this epic strategy game and see whether it is truly GOD-LIKE.
April 14th, 2009

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop Wii Review

Ported from the Capcom Xbox 360 title, this zombie apocalypse takes place in a big mall filled to the absolute brim with stuff just begging to be turned into bloody bludgeoning tools. Let's check it out.
March 7th, 2009

Halo Wars review

Ensemble Studios's final masterpiece takes us into the Halo universe, introducing RTS to one of the biggest FPS franchises in the history of gaming. Have they successfully created an RTS for Halo fans? And does Halo Wars succeed where other console RTS games failed?
February 26th, 2009

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II review

Space Marines, Eldar, Orks, Tyranids. Familiar faces return in Relic's latest Warhammer RTS title, yet Dawn of War II also brings some unique changes to both conventional RTS gaming and the Warhammer franchise.
February 21st, 2009

Warhammer 40:000: Dawn of War II Studio Tour

In the grim darkness of the future, there is a sequel. We take a look at Relic's Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II game, from multiplayer to single-player plus a visit to their studio for some exclusive news.
February 13th, 2009

Halo Wars Q&A

Halo Wars is trying to make an RTS out of the Halo game. The demo releases tonight on Xbox Live to make or break it. To kick things off, we have a few words with the developers.
February 4th, 2009

Sins of DRM lead to Sins of a Solar Empire

Great software does NOT have to be crippled with DRM!
March 12th, 2008

Age of Mythology Review

Age of Mythology (AoM) is MicroSoft’s latest real-time strategy game. Built on the Age of Empires game engine, AoM combines the resource management aspects of Age of Empires and adds a new twist—gods and creatures from classic mythology. Together, the solid Age of Empires resource- and technology- management mechanics, combined with the influence the gods have over the flow of the game, lead to a fast-paced game with a multitude of strategic possibilities.
February 15th, 2003

Warcraft III Beta Test Review

Ever since it was announced, Blizzard Entertainment’s WarCraft III has been hotly demanded by Real-Time Strategy (RTS) fans everywhere. WarCraft II was and is widely considered to be one of the titles that solidified RTS as a distinct genre.
March 28th, 2002