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EA shutting BattleForge down in October after four years of service

Free-to-play RTS BattleForge will shut down on October 31. An update on the game's official site notes that those with a remaining balance of in-game currency are "encouraged to spend it" before it is unavailable to play. BattleForge's developer, EA Phenomic, closed in July, resulting in 60...

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World Zombination beta early next year, launch in the spring

During a demo session at the PAX Prime Indie Mega Booth, Proletariat CEO Seth Sivak told Joystiq that a beta for World Zombination, the studio's strategy game that pits zombies against humans, is expected early next year, with a full launch planned for sometime in the spring. World Zombination...

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Extraterrestrial RTS Final Horizon coming to PS4 and Vita

Eiconic Games, the UK developer behind Total Recoil, recently announced its new project, Final Horizon. Described as an "extraterrestrial RTS," the game will come to PS4 and Vita at an as-yet-unannounced date. Final Horizon Creative Director Simon Credland wrote in a recent PlayStation Blog...

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Command & Conquer's live service designed for 10-year support plan

Victory Games believes it has the tech in place to support Command & Conquer for ten years, according to an interview with VideoGamer. Command & Conquer is being developed as a live service and will be both free-to-play and require an Internet connection. "We built this Command &...

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Veteran RPG devs launch Project Phoenix Kickstarter with Nobuo Uematsu in tow [Update: Funded!]

Project Phoenix, a JRPG with squad-based real-time strategy trappings and an all-star cast, is now on Kickstarter. Among those working on the game are Lead Composer Nobuo Uematsu, Art Director Kiyoshi Arai and Director/Producer Hiroaki Yura. Uematsu is best known for his work in creating music...

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Meridian: New World is a sci-fi RTS ripped from one guy's brain

Meridian: New World is a new real-time strategy game from independent studios Headup Games and Elder Games, due to launch in Q2 2014 for the PC. It's the brainchild of Hungarian indie Ede Tarsoly, who's spent the last two years building the game. With a strong focus on a single-player...

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Syndicate Wars successor Satellite Reign heads to Kickstarter

As expected, real-time strategy game Satellite Reign recently began its Kickstarter project, and will need £350,000 ($532,455) by July 28 to become a reality. Satellite Reign is a real-time strategy game that draws inspiration from Syndicate Wars, another tactical game developed in 1996...

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Keeping your eyes open in the cold of Company of Heroes 2

After navigating a troubled road alongside former owner and publisher THQ, developer Relic Entertainment has found a new home for its library of titles with Sega. Though shifting to a new company with different policies and directives could hurt a studio's progress, a recent mission playthrough at...

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Command & Conquer being developed 'as a live service'

Victory Games' Command & Conquer, built on EA and DICE's Frostbite engine, is launching as a free-to-play game later this year through Origin. Tim Morten, development director, says that while Command & Conquer will require an internet connection, it makes for a more nimble game that can...

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C-Wars Kickstarter ends with over $95K raised, heading to Wii U, iOS and Vita

C-Wars, the cyberpunk roguelike RTS by Beijing developer OniPunks Studio, raised a total of $95,574 in its Kickstarter campaign, which ended Saturday. That's $63,574 more than its initial $32,000 goal, just under 300 percent of its funding aspirations thanks to 3,348 backers. The campaign hit a...

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