Category Archives: RTS

Breaking News: Starcraft II announced!

Blizzard announced the next release to its popular game catalog, Starcraft II, in Seoul today.

The prequel, Starcraft, is a massively popular Real-time Strategy game, which is part of the World Cyber Games competition.

If you have been visiting Blizzard official websites, you will notice that they are lining up their previous games in a time line. Today on the front page, of the web site, you see “Hell, it’s about time”. We have been waiting for the sequel to Starcraft, and here it is!

The Starcraft II website, is the superb designed web site, please do visit it.

Starcraft II featured the 3 original races from Starcraft, the Zerg, Protoss and Terran. It will feature a new graphics engine, but possibly better than World of Warcraft and Warcraft III. It also featured Battle.net for online multiplayer games and not forgetting the World Editor which makes custom maps.

Well, this game will take months to release. At least we have something to look forward to. Cheers!

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Blizzard to announce new game on 19 May!

Yes! The long await game from Blizzard is coming. There are several discussi0ns on the net about this upcoming game. Speculations about this new game are hot in gaming forums and game sites. People are thinking whether it is a new MMO, or a RTS. No to FPS, after the failure to launch Starcraft:Ghost by Blizzard.

Projected titles include Diablo III (RPG), Starcraft II (RTS), World of Starcraft (MMORPG), World of Diablo (MMORPG).

As Blizzard has been posting on their website on job vacancy for next-gen MMO, this upcoming game may be a MMO, to compete with the popular World of Warcraft.

Well, we have to wait till 19 May for Blizzard to announce the game. Till then.

Command and Conquer 3 : Tiberium Wars Demo

The popular series, Command and Conquer, the sequel, Tiberium Wars is due to release on March 26, that’s 3 weeks from now. If you enjoy the Command and Conquer series, this will be a must-buy for you. It has been years since EA releases the sequel or games from the C&C series, so this new game will feature attractive graphics as well as gameplay.

This new games features new race, the Alien. Yes, Alien. This is the first time Alien is featured in the C&C series, playing alongside with Brotherhood of the NOD and GDI. The new graphics engine will stun you too.

EA has released the demo for this upcoming new real-time strategy game.

You can download the demo from the following locations:

Filefront
Fileplanet

Check it out now!

Supreme Commander Demo

Supreme Commander, designed by Chris Taylor, creator of a very popular strategy game decade ago, Total Annihilation. This new real time strategy game is set to release on 20 February. For those who can’t wait to touch on the game, you can download the demo from the link below.

Download the demo here. The file is 1.05GB in size, so it may takes some time to download it.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade released

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade has released! Reviews are available in major gaming community websites such as IGN and Gamespot. This game is developed by the same company which make Company of Heroes, one of the best Real-time Strategy game around this year.

This game is rated as a “very good” game. Read the reviews and decide on your own.

Gamespot Rating: 8.8
IGN Rating: 8.7

Updates for the game will be release when the patches are out.

Demo is available too if you want to try out.

October Game releases

The month of October seems to be a good month for the gaming community, with quite a few good games coming out this month. Leading the pack will be the Final Fantasy sequel, Final Fantasy XII, followed by Battlefield 2142. \

Here is the list of games releasing in the month of October.

  1. Final Fantasy XII – 31 October
  2. Battlefield 2142 – 17 October
  3. Neverwinter Nights 2 – 31 October
  4. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade – 09 October
  5. Guild Wars Nightfall – 26 October
  6. Need For Speed Carbon – 31 October
  7. The Sims 2 Pets – 17 October
  8. FIFA 07 -03 October

Wow! This is a filling month… Especially at the end of the month. Keep your wallet for them.

Halo Wars!

Halo Wars

Halo, the popular Xbox FPS (first person shooting) series, is now on RTS (real time strategy) mode! The RTS form of Halo is called Halo Wars.

Announced by Microsoft at X06, Halo Wars, will be developed under Ensemble Studio, famous for its RTS games, such as the Age of Empires series. Currently, Halo Wars will be developed for Xbox 360 only. PC fans will have something missing in their collection.

Here is the trailer, enjoy!

You can read the full preview by IGN and Gamespot for Halo Wars introduction in X06.