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Cannon Brawl brings 2D RTS to the PAX 10

The PAX 10 picked some excellent titles to show off right outside of PAX's Indie Megabooth in Seattle last weekend. Of the indie games on display, a 2D real-time strategy game called Cannon Brawl was my favorite. Cannon Brawl (formerly called Dstroyd) is the product of four developers calling...

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Planetary Annihilation hits Kickstarter target, nears $1m

Like one of its own asteroids, Uber Entertainment's Planetary Annihilation has smashed through its $900,000 goal on Kickstarter – with 15 days to go. The space-faring RTS still has a number of stretch goals to hit, the first of which is $1.1 million which will fund water planets and naval...

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Planetary Annihilation, a new RTS Uber wants to get Kickstarted

Super Monday Night Combat developer Uber Entertainment is looking to branch out from its free-to-play MOBA game and create a real-time strategy title called Planetary Annihilation. Of course Uber is using Kickstarter to finance the $900,000 cost of the game, but they're also taking donations...

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Company of Heroes 2 wants to remind you of World War 2's Russian casualties

War is hell, and it never changes, as we've been repeatedly told by video games. Company of Heroes 2, however, isn't about a fictional future proxy war or some such – it's about the Russian front during World War 2. It's about firing on your own soldiers who were terrified enough to retreat....

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End of Nations E3 trailer gets play-by-play treatment

Trion's MMO real-time strategy game End of Nations got a new E3 trailer loaded with in-game battles and voice-over commentary. The free-to-play game will go through a "PvP preview" period this summer, and is slated to launch this fall....

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Dungeon Defenders shifts into an RTS with Summoner hero class

Dungeon Defenders has expanded its perspective on PC and Mac gameplay (and probably life and love and stuff) with the new Summoner character, who can conduct battle from on high as if in an RTS. Overlord Mode allows the Summoner to supervise entire armies from a top-down perspective, altering...

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End of Nations nears launch, open beta coming soon

Last time we saw End of Nations, Trion's massively multiplayer real-time strategy followup to its popular Rift, the core gameplay hearkened back to developer Petroglyph's old home of Westwood Studios and its Command & Conquer games. Yes, this is an RTS game focused more on map control and...

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The RPG/RTS that Irrational never made: 'Dungeon Duel'

Back in 2002, the folks leading up development of next year's highly anticipated, high-flying FPS, BioShock Infinite, were hard at work on a game that never made it off the ground. It was a role-playing game crossed with a real-time strategy title, and it was aimed at consoles. As revealed on the...

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A Game of Thrones - Genesis fights dirty on September 29

If you've been left unsatisfied by all the honorable, upstanding strategy games that have come out over the past year, you should brace yourself for a healthy dose of deception later this month. Focus Home Interactive has announced that Cyanide Studios' first adaptation of George R.R. Martin's...

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Achron manipulates real-time strategies in new launch trailer

Some of the best science fiction and fantasy stories contain elements of time manipulation -- Doctor Who, Braid, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Harry Potter, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure -- and Hazardous Software's new time-travel RTS, Achron, is poised to join this prestigious group. Achron...

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