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Hearts of Iron 4: Man the Guns expansion grows its naval game

Hearts of Iron 4 has announced Man the Guns—a new expansion whose heart is out at sea.<p>Revealed today at PDXCON 2018, Man the Guns boasts the …

PC Gaming

Imperator: Rome revealed at PDXCON 2018

Announced at PDXCon 2018 today, Imperator: Rome is Paradox's latest history-shifting grand strategy game.<p>Led by EU4, CK2 and Stellaris old hand Johan …

Ancient History

Stellaris: Distant Stars story DLC is coming next week

Stellaris: Distant Stars, the next story DLC for the grand strategy space game, will release next Tuesday, May 22, Paradox Interactive has …

PC Gaming

Frostpunk, As Told By Steam Reviews

In city builder <i>Frostpunk</i>, every decision is agony. Steam reviewers are feeling the burn.<p><i>Frostpunk</i> is bleak as hell. You play as the ruler of the last …

Child Labor

How Stardew Valley turned me into a ruthless jam mogul

Those who fraternise with me know one thing for certain: I hate business. I hate thinking about money, I hate doing my taxes, I hate checking my bank …

PC Gaming

Star Wars Podracing Game from 1999 Re-released on PC

After 19 years, the classic podracing game Star Wars Episode 1: Racer has been re-released for PC on GOG.<p>Best known as an N64 game, the GOG version …

Motorcycles

Emphasizing combat over fantasy elements in Mount and Blade

<i>" I wanted a mechanic that gave you more decisions and relied on reflexes and combined elements like horse riding and blocking… You really had to hit</i> …

Game Design

Stardew Valley Publisher Reveals New Game

Stardew Valley publisher Chucklefish revealed a new game today called Eastward. Developed by a small Shanghai-based indie game studio called Pixpil, …

Indie Gaming

Stellaris’ next expansion tells tales of new horizons

One of the best things about Paradox’s increasingly feature-studded and DLC-expanded 4X strategy sandbox Stellaris is its focus on storytelling. In …

PC Gaming

Graveyard Keeper gets its first ghoulish gameplay trailer

If you learn one thing on your way through Divinity: Original Sin 2, or The Witcher 3, or Baldur’s Gate, it’s that fantasy worlds tend to be …

Cemeteries

Next Stellaris update will overhaul anomalies and add multi-star systems

Stellaris, which we chose as one of the best strategy games on PC earlier this month, will overhaul the way that anomalies work in an upcoming update …

PC Gaming

Order of Magnitude is a colony simulation game from the makers of Prison Architect

Introversion's Prison Architect was a compelling simulation game that's generated some classic Chris Livingston diary features and continues to …

2018 April 19 - NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula

<b>NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team - Reprocessing by Maksim Kakitsev<p><b>Explanation:</b> Blown by the wind from a …

Cosmology

If you like Crusader Kings 2 then you’ll love Fief: France 1429

The greatest hybrid of strategy and roleplaying games ever developed for me, Crusader Kings 2 is a juggernaut of the last decade of PC gaming. It …

PC Gaming

Iron Harvest’s success shows an appetite for traditional realtime strategy

Mechs and World War I troops fight it out in covered terrain<p><i>Iron Harvest</i> just completed the most successful video game Kickstarter in almost a year, raising $1.3 million for developer King. A further $200K was raised via German developer King-Art’s own website.<p>This level of interest is a …

2011 September 25 - A Large Tsunami Shock Wave on the Sun

<b>A Large Tsunami Shock Wave on the Sun</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NSO/AURA/NSF and USAF Research Laboratory<p><b>Explanation:</b> Tsunamis this large don't happen on Earth. …

Astronomy

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion feels sparse and strange 12 years on

REINSTALL<p>It was a shock to go back to The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. I hadn’t been prepared for how dated the world seems now. I remember it as a …

PC Gaming

Understanding ocean currents: the giant conveyor belts of Earth

Much happens in the waters of this world that affects our lives on land. Beyond natural disasters like tsunamis and cyclones, there is some pretty …

No Man's Sky NEXT is due Summer 2018

In the wake of its fairly sophisticated Atlas Rises update, Chris returned to No Man's Sky and found a better game that still lacked magic and …

New Game Offers A Satirical Take On Brexit

Indie studio PanicBarn has announced its next game is Not Tonight. The political satire pokes at an alternate Britain in which a collapse in Brexit talks has resulted in far-right extremists taking control of the government.<p>Persons of "European Heritage" have been exiled and those remaining have …

Satire

Lord Of The Rings Returns To Total War With Impressive New Mod

<i>Third Age</i>, an old mod for <i>Medieval II Total War</i>, remains one of the best mods you can get for <i>any</i> PC strategy game. It’s about to get some competition, …

Gaming Industry

House Science Committee Approves Commercial Space Support Vehicle Act

The second SpaceShipTwo is carried aloft by WhiteKnightTwo on its first captive carry flight. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)The House Science Committee …

Space Travel

Elite: Dangerous stages a tribute to Stephen Hawking

Community sets off on five-hour tour of 19 stations named for the famed physicist<p>Beginning at 5 p.m. ET, the <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> community will kick off an event to celebrate the life of Stephen Hawking, the renowned British physicist who died Tuesday.<p>The event, which spans all platforms, will tour the …

Rose-Colored Jupiter

This image captures a close-up view of a storm with bright cloud tops in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter.<p>NASA's Juno spacecraft took this …

Surviving the Cold Winters of 'Northgard' Means Somebody Has to Die

'Northgard' pits you against brutal blizzards, difficult armies, and the ruler you want to be versus the one that you are.<p>Big events in strategy games are exciting. After all, the entire genre is about giving players systems and expecting them to parse them into little understandable chunks. It’s …

Board Games

Surviving Mars review

NEED TO KNOW<p>"A colonist has died," Surviving Mars’ AI assistant warns me in its detached, robotic voice. By the time I’m looking at the dome where …

PC Gaming

McConnell denies he slowed Obama's 2016 Russia response

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday pushed back at Democratic charges that he single-handedly diluted a bipartisan push in September 2016 for states to safeguard their election systems from Russian disruption.<p>McConnell addressed the issue two days after Denis McDonough, who …

Mitch McConnell

Wot I Think: Where The Water Tastes Like Wine

In Where the Water Tastes Like Wine, stories are currency. You walk the backroads and fields of the United States during the Great Depression, …

Great Depression

Northgard sails out of early access on March 7

When we declared Northgard one of the best games of 2017, the Norse mythology RTS was still in early access. If it was that great then, how swell …

PC Gaming

My relationship in Kingdom Come is built on a lie, and I feel like garbage

The first time I met Theresa, I found her entirely forgettable. She was nice but plain—not nearly as memorable as Bianca, the flirtatious bar maiden. …

PC Gaming