Full Disclosure: A review code for Space Tyrant was provided by the developers. In Space, Nobody can hear you die screaming, or at least they won’t hear you die several dozen times over. This grim fate is what awaits you in the 5X strategy title Space Tyrant. A game that wears it’s heart on it’s
Polaris Sector is a game that I really wanted to like, and it does quite a few things well in it’s pursuit of enjoyment. The problem arises when one considers the overall experience, it just feels a bit clustered at times. That isn’t to say it’s terrible, but at times it’s a bit perplexing. The
Paradox Interactive has made a name for itself by perfecting the Grand Strategy genre. They’ve become synonymous with grand-scale realtime strategy to the point that their games are the first thing most people think of when talking about said genre. Stellaris, their entry into the space-based 4X (eXplore-eXpand-eXploit-eXterminate) genre is a continuation of that legacy.
The first major expansion to StarDrive 2 is on the way. And it’s adding so much stuff that’s it’s going to blow your mind! StarDrive 2 had players committing to four main objectives, all common to the genre. Explore the galaxy, Expand your empire, Exploit the resources you find, and Exterminate your foes in a
Paradox has introduced their next major game. A space-based exploration 4X game, Stellaris. It’s rare for Paradox to leave Earth behind in favor of a completely new experience, but it’s something fans have been demanding for years. Recognizable Paradox elements like pausable real-time gameplay and large multiplayer sessions will still play a huge part in
Stardock gets ready to launch its 4X strategy title next month. Already up on Steam Early Access, Galactic Civilizations 3 is a 64-bit title that the team says is its “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date.” Hexes are in instead of squares, there’s multiplayer, and Steam Workshop support should allow for extensive modding.