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  • Endless Legend review: Beauty and brains

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    Endless Legend review: Beauty and brains By Steven Wong, Oct 02, 2014 12:30pm PDT Calling a game "endless" sets up a kind of promise. It can be fun and exciting, like endless wonder, or a kind of threat, like endless tedium. Endless Legend, the third game from Amplitude Studios (Endless Space), falls somewhere in between and slides from one extreme to the other.

  • Dungeon of the Endless Soundtrack Available for Free

    Gaming Cypher - - 4 readers - In a press release sent to Gamingt Cypher today, developer Amplitude has announced that the soundtrack for its upcoming rogue-like dungeon defense game, Dungeon of the Endless is now available for free. Experience the Sorrow, Joy, and the Moody Transcendental Dungeon Tunes from Amplitude Studios’ Upcoming Game Paris, France — October 23, 2014 — In anticipation of Dungeon of ...
  • Galactic Civilization 3 Early Access Spotlight: The Art of Negotiation

    Shacknews - - 3 readers - Galactic Civilization 3 Early Access Spotlight: The Art of Negotiation Conquest and expansion may be at the heart of many 4X strategy games, but diplomacy can be the spirit. The universe is a dangerous place, after all, and sometimes it's good to have a few friends on your side. That is especially true of the Galactic Civilization series.
  • Titanfall update eight adds four-player co-op mode, launches tomorrow

    Gematsu - - 2 readers - The eighth free update to Titanfall will add a four-player co-op mode called “Frontier Defense,” a “Ranked Play” mode, new Titan Insignias, and more, Respawn Entertainment announced. It will launch tomorrow on Xbox One and PC. Get the full patch notes below. New Features (All Platforms) Welcome to our biggest update ever! There’s a lot of cool stuff included in this most r ...
  • Space 4X M.O.R.E. Double Dips On Kickstarter

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 1 readers - By Ben Barrett on October 7th, 2014 at 2:00 pm. We’ve only mentioned M.O.R.E. once before, a brief nod in 2012 from the dearly departed Kickstarter Katchup when it succeeded in securing funding. It’s a space 4X which developers IdeaLcenter frowningly describe as the first to progress the genre since 1996′s Master of Orion 2, which influences it heavily.

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  • Weekend Deals: Civilization: Beyond Earth and BF4 Premium

    … 3 minutes ago - 10:00 PM on 10.24.2014 There goes the weekend Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Spot something we didn't see? Let us know in the comments. 4X fans know this already (in fact, they're probably not around to read this), but for those unaware…

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  • Dungeon of the Endless Soundtrack Available for Free

    … original songs: Dungeon of the Endless (Main Title) Skulk Around Wrecking Bad Ground Mist An Outmoded Voice The Wild Underground Plains Celluloid Crystal Quest Turtle Mode Engaged Found a Thing! Wacky Ruins Lady Shaft Haphazardly Alien Pollen Elevator Song Game Over The Surface (End Title) Dungeon of the Endless…

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  • Titanfall update eight adds four-player co-op mode, launches tomorrow

    … The eighth free update to Titanfall will add a four-player co-op mode called “Frontier Defense,” a “Ranked Play” mode, new Titan Insignias, and more, Respawn Entertainment announced. It will launch tomorrow on Xbox One and PC. Get the full patch notes below. New Features (All Platforms) Welcome to our biggest update ever! There’s a lot…

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  • Diplomatic Opportunity: Gal Civ 3 Beta 2 Adds Lots

    …By Graham Smith on October 17th, 2014 at 3:00 pm. When Brendan looked at Galactic Civilization 3‘s beta back in August, he deemed it not ready for consumption. It’s a 4X series that’s beloved for the anecdotes it creates for players through its personality-driven AI and the ability to conquer galaxies not just with superior numbers but by, say…

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  • Dungeon of the Endless to Hit Steam October 27

    … Developer Amplitude has announced that its upcoming rogue-like dungeon defense game, Dungeon of the Endless will be hitting Steam on October 27. Amplitude Studios’ Upcoming Retro-Styled, Dungeon Defense, RPG-light Rogue-like Beefs Up With New Storylines, Characters, and Four-person Cooperative Play Paris, France — October 15, 2014 — After…

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  • Space 4X M.O.R.E. Double Dips On Kickstarter

    …By Ben Barrett on October 7th, 2014 at 2:00 pm. We’ve only mentioned M.O.R.E. once before, a brief nod in 2012 from the dearly departed Kickstarter Katchup when it succeeded in securing funding. It’s a space 4X which developers IdeaLcenter frowningly describe as the first to progress the genre since 1996′s Master of Orion 2, which influences…

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  • Sorcerer King: Stardock’s Surprise New 4X Strategy

    …By Alice O'Connor on October 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Oh, those Stardock scamps! Skipping the post-announcement, pre-release build-up of people muttering how they hope new Stardock games are less buggy than Elemental’s initial release, they’ve jumped straight to release with their latest. Or Early Access release, anyway. Yesterday Stardock both…

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  • Endless Legend review: Beauty and brains

    … extreme to the other. The turn-based 4X strategy game takes a lot of inspiration from games like Civilization V, including the hexagonal tiles, but it has plenty of unique features to stand out as its own game. Players choose from eight different factions, each with their own backstories and motivations to grow an empire. The game diverges from…

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  • Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #40-31

    … looking for strategy set in outer space. It's a true classic from a studio well versed in real-time strategy. "I pretty much only played racing and first person shooters before this game" -UberChrist "Unique take on the RTS game. Beautiful graphics, excellent strategy, units were diverse and fun. There was nothing like it at the time…

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  • Montalbano Collection Six (DVD) Review

    … Montalbano Collection Six (DVD) Review For our week of Montalbano we finish today with our review of the sixth and final release for the detective and see if it’s worth buying to the end. Commissario Salvo Montalbano (Luca Zingaretti) relies on his instincts and the ability to connect to the people of Vigata, Sicily as he directs his men from…

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  • Montalbano Collection Four (DVD) Review

    … this may colour my opinions, if Torchlight 2 was anything other than an improvement on the first game it would conversely… It’s magically derivative! Warlock: Master of the Arcane is my first visit to the high fantasy world of Ardania that has been featured in several games across a few different genres beginning with the real-time strategy game…

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  • Montalbano Collection Three (DVD) Review

    …Montalbano Collection Three (DVD) Review We’ve reviewed the first two of the six Inspector Montalbano releases, now we see if the Inspector still has what it takes in the third. Commissario Salvo Montalbano (Luca Zingaretti) relies on his instincts and the ability to connect to the people of Vigata, Sicily as he directs his men from his local…

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