Endless Legend was one of the most beautiful games released last year, and a damned fine 4X game in its own right. Iget on with it as well as other reviewers seemed to (I found the interface a bit clunky and the combat occasionally frustrating), but I still had a lot of fun getting to know its various unique races – it has some of the best faction design I've ever seen.
If you've yet to dive into developerbeautifully designed fantasy world, this weekend's as good a time as any to do so – Endless Legend and its rogue-like dungeon–crawler spin-off Dungeon of the Endless are both free to play on Steam this weekend.
I've not played Dungeon of the Endless myself, but its colourful pixel graphics and mysterious setting certainly seem to show off Amplitude's skill at visual design. Might have to give it a go.
This free weekend is also intended to give players a chance to check out Amplitude'sinitiative, which gives the entire player-base a set of stretch goals to aim for. If enough players take part, simply by playing the games in either singleplayer or multiplayer, various “characters, items, and other secret content pieces” will be unlocked in both Endless Legend and Dungeon of the Endless. You can check out the list of
The offer started yesterday, and ends on Monday, April 20. During that time Endless Legend and Dungeon of the Endless will also be on sale at 50% off, while another game set in the same universe, galactic strategy, will be available at 80% off.