You Won't Believe One Person Created This Whole Game

Universum: War Front is an incredibly ambitious game. It's a combination of real-time strategy, MOBA, role-playing game and third-person shooter, set in a wholly original universe. Impressive, moreso when you realize everything you see and hear in the video is the work of one guy. » 10/07/13 4:00pm 10/07/13 4:00pm

Cavemania Is A Grab Bag of Genres in Casual Game Form

What happens when you take a real time strategy game and an RPG, and wrap it all up in the package of a casual match three game? A huge stinking mess without a clear direction—at least that's what I imagined when I was told about Cavemania. After taking my time with the game, I have to say, I'm impressed. » 9/23/13 7:00am 9/23/13 7:00am

This Remake Of The Heart of the Swarm Intro Has The Cuddliest Zerg Ever

After crafting a whole season of short, funny StarCraft cartoons, CarBotAnimations presents a spectacular special episode, remaking the entire cinematic intro of Heart of the Swarm. It still doesn't explain why that Viking had to land to get stomped on by the Ultralisk, but these Zerg units, portrayed as cute little… » 3/13/13 9:20am 3/13/13 9:20am

Heart of the Swarm Has an Official Boy Band Music Video, and It's Not…

In the StarCraft community, making parody music videos has always been a big thing—just look at Husky's Nerd Alert or Temp0. Or New Zealand-based Viva La Dirt League — the closest thing to a StarCraft boy band we'll ever get (though, let's admit, they should be in a higher league) — whose latest video is a really… » 3/12/13 9:20am 3/12/13 9:20am

The Visual Evolution of Sci-Fi Real-Time Strategy Games

StarCraft II's expansion pack, Heart of the Swarm, is already out in some parts of the world, and it's launching tomorrow in North America. To celebrate, let's take the opportunity to examine more than 20 years' worth of real-time strategy history in today's Show Us gallery, and see how much the genre has evolved… » 3/11/13 8:30pm 3/11/13 8:30pm

From the Real-Time Strategy Masters at Petroglyph: A Social Word Game…

Founded in 2003 by the last remaining members of Westwood Studios—fathers of the modern-day real-time strategy game (see Dune II)—Petroglyph Games has spent the past decade continuing to build on that proud RTS tradition. Now the developer has taken an unexpected turn towards mobile social games, to Coin a Phrase. » 1/16/13 4:25pm 1/16/13 4:25pm

StarCraft II Says It's Sorry With a Free Name Change for Everyone

Battle.net had hinted at plans for a name-changing service—for a fee—in StarCraft II some time ago but it never materialized. With the paid name-change option deprioritized and unlikely to happen anytime soon, Battle.net is saying sorry by giving everyone a free name-change. » 1/12/13 2:00pm 1/12/13 2:00pm

This New XCOM: Enemy Unknown Trailer Puts All the Pressure on You,…

Sure, lots of other games make you responsible for saving the world but this new "Casualties of War" teaser for XCOM: Enemy Unknown makes the stakes seem incredibly high and oddly personal. » 8/24/12 9:53am 8/24/12 9:53am

End of Nations Won't Release Until 2012

Though no official release date had been given for the free-to-play MMORTS End of Nations, 2011 had not been ruled out for the game's launch. Developer Trion took that off the table today at the Eurogamer Expo, saying the game will in fact arrive in 2012 and not sooner. » 9/25/11 4:00pm 9/25/11 4:00pm