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Preview: Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

By Joseph Luster

The developers at Firaxis are currently hard at work on the next entry in the Civilization series, which should be nearing its worldwide October 21 launch date by the time this is in the hands of readers. Read more

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Preview – Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3

By Joseph Luster

The cold and ruthless silence of sniping mixes even further with high-tech solutions and ghost-like infiltration in Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3, which is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on January 27, 2017. Read more

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We Check in on Driven Arts’ Successfully Crowdfunded Shooter

By Joseph Luster

We recently covered Driven Arts’ Days of War, a project that aims to deliver a “fiercely competitive shooter in a visually stunning WWII environment” and takes inspiration from Day of Defeat: Source, a team-based first-person WWII shooter from Valve (Half-Life, Team Fortress, Portal, Left 4 Dead) that originally hit PC back in 2005. Read more

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Fury Software Digs into Classic Hex-Based World War II Strategy

By Joseph Luster

When it comes to strategy games, it doesn’t get more classic than top-down, hex-based maps. That’s the style developer Fury Software (Global Conflict, WWI Breakthrough, Assault on Communism, and many more in the Strategic Command series) is aiming to return to with Strategic Command WWII: War in Europe. Read more

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Game Review: Days of War

By Joseph Luster

GENRE: SHOOTER • PLATFORM: PC, PS4, XBOX ONE • PUBLISHER: DRIVEN ARTS • AVAILABLE: 2016

While we’re on the subject of crowd-funded video game efforts, which are more and more abundant these days, developer Driven Arts has a big one on their plate. Read more

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World War Toons Update

By Joseph Luster

We previously covered an upcoming virtual reality first-person shooter called World War Toons, which, as you might have guessed from the title, is a more cartoonish take on the WWII shooter genre. Read more

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Game Review: UBOOT

by Joseph Luster

We’ve had plenty of strategy games in the past that have given players looming, distant control of military units, from land-based vehicles to those in the air and sea. Read more

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Game Reviews: Hearts of Iron IV

By Joseph Luster & James Hart

Considering the fact that grand strategy game Hearts of Iron III came out back in 2009, the wait for the proper numbered sequel has been a long one. Read more

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September Military Games

By Joseph Luster

At first glance—especially for those who aren’t too familiar with Japanese games—it might be hard to imagine Sega’s Valkyria Chronicles as a hardcore wartime strategy game. Read more

Looking to play rock-paper-scissors with a full naval fleet? As Joseph Luster explains in his game review, World of Warships can deliver.

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Game Reviews: World of Warships

by Joseph Luster

As you might expect, Warships takes the formula that made outings like World of Tanks and World of Warplanes lasting successes and expands upon them, this time with gameplay based on the principles of a real fleet. Read more

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Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum

By Joseph Luster

Originally released in 2013, Paradox Development Studio’s Europa Universalis IV offers myriad ways to conquer the world. Whether you want to become a colonial superpower, strongarm rival nations through military prowess, or become dominant in the world of trade, it’s all up to your own strategic abilities. Read more

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Brothers in Arms: Furious 4

By Joseph Luster

At first glance—a very distant first glance, that is—one might mistake Furious 4 for another simple addition to the storied Brothers in Arms franchise. Read more

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Pearl Harbor Trilogy: Red Sun Rising

By Joseph Luster

The concept of a beefy but downloadable Wii dogfighting series seems like a surefire bet. Though visual flare isn’t necessarily one of the strong suits of Nintendo’s console, there are other more valuable assets that work well for the genre: namely, motion controls. Read more