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Stronghold Kingdoms attracts more than 3 million would-be conquerers

While self-funding a massively multiplayer real-time strategy game such as Stronghold Kingdoms was a risky move for a developer like Firefly Studios, it seems to be paying off as the castle building game has attracted over three million players since its debut on February 27. Firefly cites a...

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Stronghold: Crusader 2 dev modernizes its strategy-sim with new technology

After a slough of mixed reviews for its sequels, developer Firefly Studios says its pulling out all the stops to ensure they can deliver quality with its upcoming RTS-sim Stronghold: Crusader 2. Recently, the team at Firefly demoed the PC game in its pre-alpha state for Joystiq, showcasing improvem...

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Avoid society with this great Civilization IV + V bundle deal

Amazon has a pretty killer deal going on. For $20, you can nab downloads of Civilization 4: The Complete Edition, Civilization 5: Game of the Year Edition and The Stronghold Collection. It's perfect for the strategy gamer in your life who's been out of the loop for a decade. [Thanks, Patrick!]...

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Stronghold 3 defends Oct. 25 launch date, unleashes assets

Stronghold 3 is ready to teach the importance of proper castle grouting on October 25. That's the official launch date from Firefly Studios and 7sixty Games for the title, which has seen numerous delays and had its publisher delisted from the stock exchange. We've placed some military gamepl...

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Stronghold 3 delayed until late summer

Firefly Studios, the team behind Stronghold 3, has learned some important lessons in all its years of simulated castle building. For one, constructing spiral staircases counter-clockwise makes them easier to defend against right-handed swordsmen. But more practically, Firefly has learned that tak...

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SouthPeak publishing Stronghold 3 in early 2011

Update: SouthPeak has confirmed that Stronghold 3 will be released simultaneously online and at retail. SouthPeak Games and Firefly Studios hope you're ready to build a third, really strong building for ... um ... holding stuff, as the two companies announced this week that they'll be bringing o...

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Firefly announces independently funded Stronghold Kingdoms MMO

Back in April, London-based developer Firefly Studios teased the big reveal of a new installment in its strategy franchise, Stronghold. Today, it delivered, revealing Stronghold Kingdoms, an MMORTS set in the franchise's traditional medieval world. Interestingly enough, Firefly is funding the proj...

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Firefly delays Dungeon Hero, says game 'lives on'

Now, there's no easy way to break this to you, so we're just going to come out and say it. Dungeon Hero, one of the last remaining remnants of Gamecock's feathery empire, has been delayed. For how long, we can't say, though Firefly Studios assures us that the tongue-in-cheek dungeon crawler still ...

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EIEIO 08: Dungeon Hero inverts the dungeon genre

click to embiggen As Firefly Studios explained it, most dungeon games put the player in the role of a psychopath who enters a dungeon to slaughter thousands of subterranean creatures and steal their gold. Dungeon Hero is totally different. In Dungeon Hero, your character is -- well, okay, a psycho...

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Dungeon Hero reemerges with dev diary

After apparently (and appropriately) going under ground after its announcement last June, it looks like Dungeon Hero is finally ready to come back on the scene. The game has come to light once again thanks to a new developer diary on GameTrailers. While the video doesn't contain much in the w...

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