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Dune: Spice Wars 1.0 Release Date Set For Next Week

Funcom and Shiro Games have unveiled the Dune: Spice Wars 1.0 release date. The real-time strategy game, which has been in Early Access since back in April 2022, launches in full on PC on September…

September 6, 2023 | 08:19 EDT

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Wartales Roadmap Updated Again, First Big Free Update Coming In Q4 2023

Shiro Games has once again updated the 2023 Wartales roadmap, teasing the game's first major content update after its 1.0 launch earlier this year. In the roadmap update post, Shiro says that…

August 22, 2023 | 08:30 EDT

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Updated Wartales Roadmap For 2023 Promises New Difficulty And More

Open-world tactical RPG Wartales is finally out there in its 1.0 form, but developer Shiro isn't stopping there. The studio has shared an updated roadmap for the game that covers the rest of 2023,…

June 12, 2023 | 08:39 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars Gets Massive "Line in the Sand" Update

Today Shiro Games and Funcom released a major update for the 4X real-time strategy game Dune: Spice Wars, which is currently in early access.  Among the new goodies, we get a handy end-of-game stats…

January 24, 2023 | 11:01 EST

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Wartales Roadmap For 2023 Promises Fast Travel And More

A new Wartales roadmap has been revealed by Shiro Games, showcasing what's coming to the mercenary RPG in the next few months. A full release for the game is planned for sometime in the second…

January 24, 2023 | 07:52 EST

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Fight Together In The Wartales Co-op Major Update

The third major update for Wartales is here, and it adds in co-op for up to four players to enjoy. You'll all be able to explore the majestic city that was added a few months ago, as well as the rest…

December 16, 2022 | 09:43 EST

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Prepare To Go Viking Again In Northgard's New Campaign

Northgard has finally received a new DLC pack which adds its long-awaited second campaign. The Cross of Vidar expands Northgard's world, exposing the Southern Kingdoms civilization and introducing…

December 13, 2022 | 11:28 EST

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Wartales Update Brings Majestic New City And More

The second major Wartales update, The Great Gosenberg, has just been released, which means that you'll be able to explore the majestic Kingdom of Gosenberg and help solve a murder. The reason you're…

October 12, 2022 | 11:51 EDT

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Wartales Update To Add A Whole New City Next Month

Good news if you're a fan of tactical RPGs: there's a new free Wartales expansion coming. The expansion will add the city of Gosenberg, which is a wine-making town influenced by medieval France, and…

August 29, 2022 | 11:06 EDT

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Wartales Update Adds Highly Requested Community Features

The developers at Shiro Games have announced an update that has made the player's feedback and requests the focal point. A few other key features have been updated, including the Suspicion System,…

July 21, 2022 | 04:15 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars Multiplayer Update Released

The Dune: Spice Wars multiplayer update has just been released, which means that players will be able to take control of the Atreides, Harkonnen, Fremen, or Smugglers factions in the new 2v2 or free-…

June 20, 2022 | 11:12 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars Roadmap Includes New Modes, Faction

The Dune: Spice Wars roadmap has just been released after just under a month of its Early Access release, and with it comes news of what to expect this summer and presumably later this year. The…

May 25, 2022 | 11:54 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars Is the Pinnacle of the Dune RTS Legacy

It's been over 50 years since Dune was published, but its universe has hit a new peak. With the 2021 film taking home six Oscars and the latest game Dune: Spice Wars having been released in early…

May 17, 2022 | 12:00 EDT


New Northgard Update Focuses on UI, Multiplayer, Clan Balancing

The latest Northgard update, Sword & Solace, addresses a bunch of lingering issues such as the UI, multiplayer, clan balancing, and the military aspects of the game. It's also accompanied by a 75…

May 4, 2022 | 12:02 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars

The spice must flow once more, and now you can control it in Dune: Spice Wars. Based on the Frank Herbert novel of the same name, Dune: Spice Wars is a 4x strategy game where you must lead your…

May 2, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars Covers A Lot Of Ground And Asks You Do The Same

The future is a mystery and remains one of the most popular topics of conversation and storytelling. Even in days long past, writers and artists were painting and weaving tales of days that they…

April 26, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Dune: Spice Wars Release Date Announced By Shiro Games

You won't have to wait much longer to make your mark on Arrakis, as the Dune: Spice Wars release date has been announced. Shiro Games and Funcom have revealed that their upcoming RTS-4X hybrid will…

April 6, 2022 | 10:51 EDT


Wartales Update Adds Brand New Region With Tons of Content

The latest Wartales update is its first major content patch, and with it comes a brand new region: Harag's Marshlands. This new region has also led to a level cap increase to level 9, a new Tomb of…

March 24, 2022 | 10:28 EDT


Big Wartales Update Released as it Hits 100k Sold

Wartales is an open-world RPG where players lead a group of mercenaries in search of wealth across a massive medieval universe. Players can do whatever they want in it, whether it's exploring the…

February 10, 2022 | 09:53 EST

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Dune: Spice Wars 4X RTS Coming from Northgard Developer Shiro Games

Conan Exiles developer Funcom and Northgard Shiro Games have announced Dune: Spice Wars, a new 4X RTS set in the Dune universe. Nearly three years ago, Conan Exiles developer and publisher Funcom…

December 9, 2021 | 09:50 EST

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WarTales is a Gritty Medieval Mercenary RPG

The WarTorn Land of WarTales WarTales is a strategy-based open-world RPG from Shiro Games, creators of Northgard and Evoland, set in a medieval world in which you command a band of mercenaries on…

December 1, 2021 | 12:52 EST

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A new world awaits you in Wartales, an open-world RPG from indie developer Shiro Games.  In Wartales, players will lead as a mercenary company to find wealth, glory, or a mixture of the two. You…

November 19, 2021 | 01:49 EST


Open World RPG Wartales Release Date Announced

The Wartales release date has been announced by Shiro Games, and it's coming on December 1, 2021, which has it sneak in its early access release before the end of the year as previously promised. The…

November 15, 2021 | 09:45 EST

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Darksburg is a fun indie co-op roguelite from developer Shiro Games. Play the role of a heroic survivor, surrounded by a world filled with infected creatures that have descended upon the town of…

October 16, 2020 | 11:20 EDT

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Darksburg Review

Traveling through the zombie-infested world of Darksburg takes me back to the days of sitting on my cousin's worn out futon as we attempted to survive in Left 4 Dead. At first I assumed that…

October 11, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Darksburg Emerges From Early Access September 23rd

During today's AG French Direct livestream, it was announced that co-op roguelite Darksburg will be leaving Steam Early Access on September 23rd. We got a glimpse of some of the game's high-octane…

August 26, 2020 | 12:35 EDT


Darksburg Coming to Steam Early Access Next Week

Developer Shiro Games, known for their work on Evoland and Northgard, revealed their latest title is finally coming to Steam's Early Access program next week. The top-down co-op action title, …

February 5, 2020 | 11:30 EST