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Stellaris: Distant Stars Review- How I Wonder What You Are

A fascinating question that almost every developer has to answer at one point or another is “What do we do with all this empty space?” After all, you can’t just…

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Stellaris: Apocalypse Review – One World Ends, That Another May Begin

Of all the games that let you pretend to be a god-emperor among the stars, Stellaris is certainly among the more comprehensive. In the span of several hours, you can claim solar…

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Civilization VI Rise and Fall Expansion Announced

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall, is the first expansion for the latest title in the Civilization series, and will be available for Windows PC on February 8th, 2018.…

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Oriental Empires Review – Art and War

Oriental Empires immediately captured my eye. I’m a big fan of looking back in time, and anyone who has studied Chinese history knows the “Warring States” period was one of…

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Horizons Preview – Throwing Shade

There is no shortage of space-themed 4x games in the tabletop world. From massive games that see multiple revisions and take hours to days to play, to abstracted and simplified…

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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn

Tabletop publisher Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new title that will be hitting store shelves very soon: Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn. Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn is…

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Endless Space 2 Review – The Dust Must Flow

Upon first appearances, Endless Space 2 does not seem to make any new major strides in the 4X genre. The title, the cover art, the opening menu, all of them…

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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition

Fantasy Flight Games, a tabletop publisher who recently announced Fallout: The Board Game, has another title on its way: Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition. Twilight Imperium is a 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit,…

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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Summer 2017 Update Now Available

The Summer 2017 Update for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is now available for PC Players according to a news post on the game’s Steam Community page. A major highlight of the update…

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Civilization V Lead Designer Joins Paradox Interactive

The Stockholm-based game developer and publisher Paradox Interactive have announced that ex-Firaxis designer Jon Shafer will be joining their ranks. Shafer’s list of accomplishments is long and filled with an…

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