Star Citizen is an in development MMO by space sim designer Chris Roberts, who helmed the Wing Commander series, Privateer, Starlancer (and Freelancer for a while) along with several films. There is also a single player game in development in parallel, Squadron 42.
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Plague Inc. is a highly realistic simulation game from Ndemic Creations, where the goal is to infect, and then kill the world with a plague from a variety of types. However, there is a lot more depth to this game than simply trying to infect the world, as you have to delve into manipulation of the plague and evolve it in order to overcome research and changing environmental conditions.
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A New Beginning was the first Harvest Moon release which was exclusively for the 3DS. In a slight change to the standard formula used for Harvest Moon games, your goal in this game was not only to work to restore your derelict farm, but also to restore the local town, which had seen a mass exodus of residents in recent times.
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Bravely Default is widely considered to be a follow-up to Square Enix’s “Four Heroes of Light”, released on the DS a few years ago, and is meant to be a return to the more traditional style RPGs. However, in true Square-Enix tradition, it did have a couple of innovations…
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Democracy 3 is the follow-up to the acclaimed Democracy 2, a political simulator. However, unlike Democracy 2, this Democracy involves real-world countries with their own different needs to be balanced through manipulating different policies and law. There are also a few add-ons for this game, which really do enhance the experience of being a country’s leader.
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Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are the updated remakes of the original Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire on the GBA, with a bit of extra content thrown in for good measure. The question was, however, were these remakes a gem, like the originals, or not?
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Company of Heroes is an RTS game developed by Relic (of Homeworld 1 and 2 fame) based around the Second World War. Continue reading Company of Heroes (PC)
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire were the first in the generation of GBA Pokémon games, and were considered a massive step up from the limitations of the Pokémon games on the GBC. Continue reading Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire (GBA)
With the rise of many budget 4x turn based space strategy games, I thought I would give this game a good going over. The launch of Galactic Civilizations 3 is around 6 months away, so I thought it would be ideal to cover this now. Continue reading Galactic Civilizations 2: Twilight of the Arnor
Harvest Moon is one of those series which sounds boring and looks kiddy, but is anything but. Continue reading Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town (GBA)