Brad Wardell Catches Us Up on The Amazing Tech Behind Ashes of the Singularity

Undoubtedly, one of the most ambitious real-time strategy projects currently in the public eye is Oxide Games’ Ashes of the Singularity, which is being published by Stardock. Stardock have recently been high up on my interest list, as they are one of the few large companies out there still experimenting with the untapped potential of RTS games,…

Mech yourself before you wreck yourself… Servo preview

There is a much beloved convention in RTS games that players always seem to feel that they see too little of: the ability to design one’s own units. Earth 2150 is a standout example of this, where the player is able to research a variety of chassis, weapons, and defensive options and bolt them together…

Wayward’s Watchlist 2 – More RTSes I’m Keeping an Eye On

Earlier this year, I wrote an article I called “wayward’s watchlist” in which I outlined some 10 RTS and 4X games I was keeping tabs on during the upcoming year, along with my thoughts, concerns and who I thought might be interested in each game. Recently, thanks in part to the Game Developer’s Conference and…

Wayward’s Watchlist – Upcoming Strategy Games I’m Keeping Tabs On

The games industry moves at a frenetic pace. Even keeping abreast of the AAA shooter and MMO market can be hectic at times, to say nothing of the hordes of B list and indie titles that bombard gamers constantly. Sadly, this means that it’s quite easy for games to slip between the cracks. Even more frustrating to me…