Stardock

Stardock Corporation is a software development company founded in 1991 and incorporated in 1993 as Stardock Systems. Stardock initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but was forced to switch to Windows due to the collapse of the OS/2 software market between 1997 and 1998. The company is best known for computer programs that allow a user to modify or extend a graphical user interface as well as personal computer games, particularly strategy games such as Galactic Civilizations, Galactic Civilizations II, Sins of a Solar Empire and Elemental: War of Magic.
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    • Dev: PS4&XB1 Capable Of Star Wars Prequels In Real Time

      Brad Wardell, President & CEO of Stardock, often talks about programming & videogames on his Twitter account. While Stardock is traditionally a PC developer, this time he spoke about PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well, stating that they are both powerful platforms that would be able to recreate in real time the CGI graphics shown in the Star Wars prequels, and even add ...

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    • Stardock Announcing Three Big New Games At GDC

      If you’re a fan of 4x strategy titles and love strategic space-operas, you’re probably a fairly avid fan of Stardock Entertainment. Alternatively, if you’ve been keeping any sort of tabs on #GamerGate, you’re probably well aware of Stardock’s CEO, Brad Wardell. The guy has been dropping massive truth bombs across social media and fighting the good fight of freedom alongside gamers.

      One Angry Gamer- 2 readers -
  • 3 Games That Deal With Widespread Corruption

    … to get another fellow fired for disagreeing with him. Kuchera also was responsible for leading a witch hunt against Stardock CEO Brad Wardell on sexual harassment allegations that were later dropped. Kuchera refused to apologize to Wardell for the witch hunt, as noted on an article at Breitbart. One of his most egregious and corrupted acts came…

    One Angry Gamer- 4 readers -
  • Stardock CEO Brad Wardell Once Again Targeted By Gaming Media

    … for a resume to an artist, Wardell states that both Zoe Quinn and Jim Sterling attempted to use his false rape accusations against him. The reasoning for this is that the artist he was requesting a resume of had apparently drawn lewd artwork of Zoe Quinn in the past. You can read Brad’s full account here, on his official blog. @ShreddedMoose you…

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  • Xbox One has Gained Over 100 New Features in the Last Year

    … Xbox One to deliver twice the performance with DirectX 12 update Last month at the Game Developer’s Conference, Microsoft unveiled DirectX12, and with the annoucnement, the promise that the Xbox One would benefit in performance gains. Now, developers are coming out to reiterate on these claims, the latest being Stardock founder... …

    Kyle Hanson/ Attack of the Fanboy- 2 readers -
  • 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…

    Graham Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 3 readers -
  • 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…

    Alice O'connor/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 1 readers -
  • Sorcerer King is a 4X game set in an already-conquered world

    … of fancy 4X games," Stardock president and Sorcerer King lead designer Brad Wardell explained to Shacknews. Among the game he's played and credited as solid entries to the genre include Age of Empires III, Warlock 2, and Endless Legend. "And it hit me that it would be interesting to make one of these games... where you lost. The bad guy won…

    Ozzie Mejia/ Shacknews- 5 readers -
  • Stardock “Retail is Dead”

    … Stardock has revealed its sixth annual customer report and is astonished to see how fast gamers are moving from physical retail copies of their games and starting to get them digitally to a point in which less than 10% of its customers are getting retail copies of games. According to Stardock’s sixth annual customer report, only 6…

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  • Galactic Civilization 3′s Early Access Ships Ship Builder

    … Gal Civ 3 launched into Early Access in late March, but at the time the game was missing much of what made the 4X strategy game special, including diplomacy, colony management and ship building. Stardock are beginning to change that, and yesterday launched an update that added the freeform ship builder to the game. There’s a long, 40-minute…

    Graham Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 7 readers -