Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

Reclaim precious cargo and adopt exotic technologies from the space-wrecks littered across the desert wasteland.
EU & US Release date: 19 Jan, 2016
gw score
8.5
excellent

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Summary

8.5
excellent

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Review

From space dust to sand dunes.

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Gearbox Software and Blackbird Interactive announce Homeworld prequel

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It's been awhile since we talked about Homeworld: Shipbreakers, the prequel game in the works from the creators of the illustrious Homeworld RTS series. It appears we're never going to talk about Shipbreakers again though, because the game has been formerly announced with the title Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak.

Homeworld: Shipbreakers makes an appearance at Unite conference

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Did you know that there's a new Homeworld game in the works? I had absolutely no idea, which made it particularly surprising when land-based strategy prequel Homeworld: Shipbreakers popped up at the Unite conference recently.

Be warned, much of the presentation consists of rather dry discussions of camera techniques and the like, but there is a trailer that demos the game's combat and setting. Remember those massive capital ships from the excellent Homeworld 2? Here you're scavenging parts needed to complete their construction, which means the focus is on atmospheric aircraft and tank combat rather than the series' trademark tank battles.

First footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection, releasing on PC February 25th with Steam Multiplayer Beta

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It's just a little over a month away before a space-based real-time strategy shackles us to our desktops as Gearbox Software announces the Homeworld Remastered Collection is launching February 25th.

If you weren't salivating enough for Homeworld's return, then today also sees the very first footage from the HD overhaul from PAX South. It got all the latest visual tech and even re-recorded voice work.

Pitchford: "No need for F2P" with Homeworld: Shipbreakers

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With Gearbox Software money showering Homeworld: Shipbreakers, originally Hardware: Shipbreakers, the game is dropping free-to-play for a "proper commercial release."

This news comes directly from Randy Pitchford's lips twitter feed. Blackbird Interactive are creating the game, but Gearbox stepped in and let them use the Homeworld IP.

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