Posts Tagged ‘RTS’

Quickie: drone
Quickie: drone

drone is a short freebie game by David Wilson. Mixing ideas, drone is a hybrid top-down shooter combined with a tower defence game in a way that works really well. Your character is a little sprite, the titular "drone," who has to kill enemies to collect money– this money is used to finance the weapons and ammo you need to go on and kill bigger and badder enemies. However, there's more than one way to play the game.

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11 April 2010
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Beta impressions: R.U.S.E.
Beta impressions: R.U.S.E.

R.U.S.E. is a upcoming RTS developed by Eugen Systems and published by Ubisoft. While a private beta has been under way for some time, Steam users were treated to a free open beta test earlier in March, continuing through until April 9th. Set in the time period of World War 2, R.U.S.E. takes the traditional RTS and gives it an interesting spin through the form of the eponymous "ruses," wildcards that allow a player to trick and deceive the enemy in a variety of ways.

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26 March 2010
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Review: BattleForge; Magic: the Gathering-inspired RTS
Review: BattleForge; Magic: the Gathering-inspired RTS

I have to confess, I'm a little addicted to this game. Although it originally came out in March, the game has mostly escaped my attention until it was recently listed by AMD as one of the titles ready for the upcoming release of DirectX 11. I saw it when it popped up on the New […]

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30 September 2009
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Battleswarm: Field of Honor starts open beta
Battleswarm: Field of Honor starts open beta

The current MMOG landscape is monopolized by orcs-and-wizards RPGs, so when a developer comes up with something outside that mold I'm always excited. Battleswarm: Field of Honor, a hybrid multiplayer FPS/RTS being developed in part by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell through Reality Gap, started its open beta on Tuesday. You need keys to get into […]

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17 September 2009
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