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Panzer General Online says to play its open beta, maggot

Ubisoft-published Panzer General Online, a browser-based turn-based strategy game, has advanced to the front lines and is now in open beta. Not to be confused with Sega's Panzer Dragoon series, Panzer General Online is inspired by historical battles of real-world armies. In the game, players c...

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Cult-favorite sim franchise Anno to build empires on iPad

The next entry in Ubisoft's long-running, empire building Anno franchise is titled Anno: Build An Empire and instead of following in line with its PC predecessors, it's coming to the iPad. "... Anno: Build an Empire requires strategic planning to ensure players are weighing the options and conse...

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Panzer General Online beta now underway, accepting applicants

Ubisoft has announced it's ramping up a closed beta session for Panzer General Online, the free-to-play browser entry in the long-running strategy series. If you want to enlist, head on over to the official site and sign up. Panzer General Online, currently in development at Blue Byte in collabo...

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Anno Online sails into open beta

Ubisoft's Anno Online has opened the city gates for an open beta, granting all access to the free-to-play city building strategy game. Interested lords and ladies should set course to anno-online.com for access. New players logging in during the first week of the open beta will receive a "premium s...

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Ubisoft fully acquires Anno developer

Ubisoft has fully purchased German developer Related Designs, best known for creating the Anno strategy series (Americans may remember Anno 1404 as Dawn of Discovery). The French publisher previously held a 30 percent share in the company, but bought the other 70 percent in an undisclosed cash tra...

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Anno 2070 Domination Mode mapped out by developers

Anno 2070's new multiplayer mode, Domination, allows two teams of five to fight for control of various points. Watch how it's done in the video above. Also, check out the size of that mic!...

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Silent Hunter Online wants you to join the wolfpack, taking beta participants

This teaser trailer from Gamescom 2012 for Ubisoft's free-to-play naval strategy game Silent Hunter Online invites players to launch torpedoes from submarines and join "the wolfpack" (but not the nWo). Developer Blue Byte is now accepting applicants for beta testing at the game's site....

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Dive into Anno 2070's 'Deep Ocean' this October

Anno 2070's under the sea expansion pack "Deep Ocean" will be available October 4 for $29.99. Announced earlier this year, the downloadable add-on will allow for a underwater geothermal plant, a new Tech Monument and a new population class of "Genius" for the Tech faction. Deep Ocean also includes ...

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Anno 2070 dives deep to extract expansion this fall

Anno 2070 will go under the sea this autumn with the "Deep Ocean" expansion. The pack will allow for an underwater geothermal plant, a "hostile takeover" without the use of military, a new population class of "Genius" for the Tech faction and several other additions. The futurisitic update of the c...

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Anno 2070 DRM grudgingly altered as little as possible

It's hard to watch Ubisoft's abusive relationship with PC gamers, but here's another example of the publisher delivering a box of chocolates to the hospital room. Economics and ecology simulator Anno 2070 has some pretty strict DRM, allowing only three installs per copy, which is restrictive but no...

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