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Age of Empires Online now extinct following server shutdown

The servers for freemium real-time strategy game Age of Empires Online shut down this week. Published by Microsoft, the online RTS entered beta in May 2011 before its full launch that August for Games for Windows Live. Gas Powered Games took over the game's development from Robot Entertainment prio...

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Humble Weekly strategy style: Sang-froid, Space Hulk, Ironclad

The Humble Weekly Bundle is discounted strategically this time around, featuring Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves, Stronghold Crusader Extreme HD and Cubetractor for any price you want, and then Unity of Command: Stalingrad Campaign, Eador: Masters of the Broken World and Space Hulk for $6 or more. ...

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Microsoft hiring for a 'well-loved strategy game franchise'

​Microsoft Studios is working on a new entry in an established, AAA strategy franchise at its Redmond, Washington, location. A job post dated April 28, 2014, describes the game as follows: "Microsoft Studios is looking for a highly experienced senior games developer to help build and lead the team ...

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Hearthmind brings the 'Twitch Plays' phenomenon to Hearthstone

Ever since Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft launched on PC and Mac in March, we've been asking ourselves one question: How would this strategic card game behave if a democratic octopus were in control? That question is now partially answered thanks to Hearthmind, a website that blends Blizzard's CCG...

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Sci-fi RTS Salvaged takes two screens to play on PC, tablet

Opposable Games recently showed off Salvaged, a real-time strategy game that requires a bit of multitasking from its players. The tactical sci-fi game is played using two screens, one on any iOS or Android tablet or smartphone (as the controller) and the other being a monitor via PC, Mac or Linux...

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Hearthstone plays its cards on iPad today

Blizzard's collectible trading card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now available for iPad. The free-to-play game was first announced at last year's PAX East event in March 2013 as a cross-platform, multiplayer strategy game intended for PC, Mac and iPad. The World of Warcraft developer ...

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Hitman Go launches April 17 on iOS, Android 'shortly after'

Square Enix Montreal will launch mobile strategy game Hitman Go on iOS on Thursday, April 17. Based on the publisher's popular Hitman series, the diorama-style, turn-based game will cost $5 (£3 / 4.50 euros). Announced in February, the first game from the developer has players navigating fixe...

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Kids webcomic Dreamland Chronicles gets trading card game for iPad

Indie developer Protobird Games launched its Kickstarter project for The Dreamland Chronicles, a trading card game for iPad, Kindle and Android tablets this week. The game is based on the long-running, kid-friendly fantasy webcomic of the same name, and has players collecting animated trading car...

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Meet The Warlord in this lengthy Age of Wonders 3 walkthrough

In lieu of yet another typically brief trailer for Age of Wonders 3, the latest glimpse at the high-fantasy, turn-based strategy game is a nearly 20-minute long primer on the Warlord Leader Class. [Image: Triumph Studios] ...

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XCOM creator's Chaos Reborn aiming for spring 2015

Julian Gollop, the creator of the 1994 PC and Amiga strategy game X-COM: UFO Defense, launched a Kickstarter campaign this week for his next trek in the turn-based genre, Chaos Reborn. An update to one of his other classics, Chaos: The Battle of Wizards, Chaos Reborn will have players customizing...

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