Endless Space Summary
Indie developer Amplitude Studios has seen their Endless series of games rocket past 1.2 million sales, as it enjoyed the top spot during Steam's Autumn Sale. Endless Legend led Black Friday sales.
The French studio was founded over two-and-a-half years ago. The co-operative Dungeon of the Endless performed as well, which is the only non-4X title in the Endless series.
Amplitude Studios has been hard at work cooking up a heady brew of new content for its two flagship 4X games, the fantasy-flavoured Endless Legend and the sci-fi Endless Space.
Legends add-onadds a new community-chosen minor faction, the 'Eyeless One', plus 10 new side-quests and some other enhancements, while Endless Space's adds eight new exploration random events, 24 colonization random Events, a new Vaulters introduction and more.
The fantasy 4X strategy Endless Legend from Endless Space developer Amplitude Studios is today available on Steam Early Access. It's a turn-based 4X set on the "dying planet" of Auriga with eight factions.
We'll be building up our chosen faction into a nation of supremacy in randomly generated, hexagonal worlds dotted with smaller factions. This is an alpha release.
Amplitude Studios, creator of Endless Space, is bringing their new 4X strategy to the Early Access program through Steam in Q2 2014. It's a fantasy-based 4X set on a single world recovering from a cataclysm.
It features the The Vaulters, the "most sci-fi like faction" of Legend, and also part of the wider Endless universe. Amplitude will be introducing factions in a series of reveals.
Iceberg Interactive, galactic advocates of the space 4X genre, acknowledge they can see why PC gamers might see them as 'champions' of the genre but really are just happy to do their part in the market.
The publisher isn't after the big guys like EA or Activison, and so have focused instead on niche markets like space 4X, which has proven the "most important for us."