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  • I Of The Enemy

    Saturday, January 26, 2019

    I Of The Enemy 3

    I Of The Enemy, a real-time strategy throwback with a team-based component and 2D overhead graphics, follows a pretty formulaic sci-fi storyline. The alien Unath have been fighting a violent battle against other races, and it’s only an alliance between the three less powerful sides – Lokob, Rag’Ha and Y’dray – that the two opposing […]

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  • Universe at War: Earth Assault

    Monday, December 31, 2018

    Universe at War: Earth Assault 4

    When you’re weaned on C&C. Founded by former Westwood employees, Petroglyph Games has done a lot to revitalize the C&C mold with Universe of War. It opens with an action-packed, summer blockbuster inspired bang – flying saucers and aliens are everywhere, devastating Earth. Specifically they’ve invaded and destroyed Washington DC, and you start the game […]

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  • Project: Snowblind

    Friday, December 14, 2018

    Project: Snowblind 3

    For those unaware, Project: Snowblind was originally intended to take place in the Deus Ex universe. Although this idea wasn’t developed, Snowblind shares the same cyber-punk look. Snowblind is a fast-paced, first-person shooter with a lot of the usual trappings and a few nice surprises. In the near future, quasi-military forces have taken over, and […]

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  • Alpha Prime

    Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Alpha Prime 3

    Alpha Prime is part Doom 3, Half-Life and just about every other mainstream first-person shooter you’ve played. It borrows and mixes elements from other better games, except it doesn’t mix anything very creatively. You have quintessential shooter cliches – restoring power, shooting crazed humans infected by some virus, extremely linear levels, bullet time, moody techno-dungeon […]

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  • Battle Isle: The Andosia War

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018

    Battle Isle: The Andosia War 3

    Here’s the fifth installment of Blue Byte’s long-running Battle Isle series. Andosia War meshes traditional turn-based tactical combat and real-time economic simulation. The idea is that you’re given enough time to ponder combat strategy for each of your units, but still feel the tension and sweat induced by managing a war economy in real-time. This […]

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  • Supreme Commander

    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    Supreme Commander 4.5

    Oh, how marvelous and numerous real-time strategy games have become. It seems like it was yesterday that we were weaned on Command & Conquer, spending endless nights marshaling around tiny pixelated soldiers. Later on we’ve had another contender for the RTS crown – Total Annihilation, which introduced a vast array of units, terrain height, and […]

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  • Flying Saucer

    Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Flying Saucer 2

    Is it true that the United States government is somewhat behind an alien plot to destroy the world? This is one question that is raised in AnyRiver’s craptastic shooter / flight simulator / action game in which you pilot a UFO (at which point you probably identify it and spoil its name). You plummet into […]

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  • Star Trek: Deep Space 9: Dominion Wars

    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Star Trek: Deep Space 9: Dominion Wars 3.5

    Developer: Gizmo Industries Genre: Real-Time Tactics Release: June 12, 2001

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  • Homeworld: Cataclysm

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Homeworld: Cataclysm 5

    Developer: Barking Dog Studios Genre: Real-Time Strategy Release: September 12, 2000

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  • Area 51

    Sunday, August 12, 2018

    Area 51 3

    Developer: Midway Studios Genre: First-Person Shooter Release: June 6, 2005

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