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Welcome back Commander. The remastered version of Command and Conquer and Command and Conquer: Red Alert is now available from EA. It features remastered 4k graphics and music, multiplayer, enhanced UI and in-game graphics switching.

If you enjoyed the original solo campaigns you’ll be happy to know that the gameplay has not been fiddled with at all. The balancing and source code for the original game will remain the same.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the latest sci-fi strategy game from Triumph Studios and Paradox Interactive. Play as one of six factions in a single player campaign, skirmish mode or online with your friends in multiplayer mode.

Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the fifth in the series and takes place after a cataclysm destroys the human government. Now various factions are vying for control of the planet and you’ll play as one of their leaders. There are multiple paths to victory. Build up an army to dominate your enemies, persuade them through diplomacy or research technology to send them to their doom. Read the rest of this entry

Civilization 6The much anticipated Civilization 6 is set to be released on October 21st 2016. Firaxis has hinted at a much updated researching system and new city dynamics. Civ 6 reintroduces unit stacking to a limited extent and cities now need space to develop new districts which may limit population growth.

Updated Graphics

One of the first things you’ll notice about Civ 6 is the updated graphics. Developers at Firaxis noticed that many Civ players liked to play the game while zoomed out. Having a large view of the world is important for Civ players so that they can get an understanding of where their units are located around the world so they can prepare a strategy. For this reason Firaxis have made text easier to read and units easier to distinguish from a distance. Read the rest of this entry