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Real Time Strategy and FPS Collide In Eximus: Seize The Frontlines

The overlap between FPS fans and Real Time Strategy addicts must be larger than I expected given that Eximus: Seize The Frontlines is the second game I’ve seen in recent months try to blend the close quarters action of FPS games with the macro-view of strategy titles. Is this actually a new fusion genre none had told me about before? Eximus: Seize The Frontlines is an online focused FPS/RTS hybrid that has one player fulfil the role...

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Command and Conquer Returns As a Mobile Mini-RTS

During the EA Play Pre-E3 press conference a former RTS mainstay made its return in the form of Command & Conquer: Rivals – A presumably Free to Play title similar to Clash of Clans and other action hybrid titles.  Longtime staples of the genre like resource collection and unit production are still present in this scaled down, e-sports focus take on Real time Strategy. Two players square off against each other on a small map to claim...

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Relic Entertainment Drops Support for Dawn of War III

Developer of the Warhammer 40k RTS series Dawn of War and publisher SEGA have stated that they are ending support for the latest installment, Dawn of War III, just 10 months after the game launched. Dawn of War III was a weird beast – not entirely traditional Real Time Strategy title and not entirely a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. DOW3 fused both related genres together in an experience that had commanders still ordering around medium sized armies...

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Gratuitous Tank Battles | Review

Ever wanted to just go down a street and just destroy everything in its path? I know you have, so did I. I would be lying if I didn’t. That’s where Gratuitous Tank Battle comes into play. If you ever wanted to tear down your city streets with mechs, tanks, and other cool military weaponry; then this game is exactly what you will want. Gratuitous Tank Battles is an action game that takes to a mix of...

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Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Beta Updated

The preorder beta for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion, the upcoming stand alone expansion to the Sins of a Solar Empire series, has just been updated to its third version. The main addition is the inclusion of the Vasari, the sole non-human faction in the original Sins of a Solar Empire. Of course, it isn’t exactly a surprise that the Vasari are in Rebellion, but their presence is welcome. Without them, Sins would be about humans...

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Nuclear Dawn: A War Worth Fighting

When you work 40 hours a week to pay the bills you have very little money to invest in entertainment. With the rising cost of video games every penny saved from a poor purchase can go towards a memorable or unique experience that you will truly enjoy. Nuclear Dawn is both, it uniquely blends real time strategy game play with tactical class based first person shooting. Many readers may not know this but Broken Joysticks is a...

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