While some might prefer the frantic pace of real-time strategy games where you hit macros like you're speed-typing, the slow, calm and calculated air of the turn-based strategy game call to those players who like to plan extensively and enjoy carefully crafted plots and tactics boiling over in slow-cooked tension. Mmmmmm.
"Keep your traditions in mind, yes, but the past should be a guide, not a fetter."
Bringing a galactic-sized politics system to your sci-fi turn-based game.
To show the dangers of Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge University's Centre for the Study of Existential Risk have created a superintelligent AI that can destroy the planet within Civilization V. This is how it starts, people.
Legal shots fired, or at least claimed to.
After joining Paradox Interactive in May, Jon Shafer has parted ways with the publisher over "creative differences" - and his Kickstarter for At The Gates still hasn't been updated.
Despite recently seeing a bit of backlash on their decision to up the prices of their games, Paradox Interactive joins the Steam Halloween Sale with some hefty discounts.
The last content pack to hit Europa Universalis IV was Third Rome back in June. Before that, Mandate of Heaven in April. Only one of those counted as an expansion pack, so another is due very soon. Cradle of Civilization sounds very serious indeed.
Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon brings in China and ask you to keep the Emperor happy, with a tributary system so you can ply him with gold or concubines.
Though it won't be ready for a full release until next year, Stardock is willing to have players smash up each other's fleets in the Star Control: Origins 'Super-Melee' beta next month.