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August 25, 2016 by Island Dog
Announcing the Stardock Publisher Weekend Sale!
Stardock's games and DLC are up to 75% off*, snag these deals while you can.  PRE-ORDER SPECIAL
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
$39.99 Now $29.99

PRE-ORDER SPECIAL 
Sorcerer King: Rivals
$24.99 Now $18.74

Offworld Trading Company
$39.99 Now $19.99

Ashes of the Singularity
$39.99 Now $13.59

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
$39.99 Now $9.99

Galactic Civilizations III
$39.99 Now $13.59

 

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August 24, 2016 by Island Dog
More Players, More Worlds, More Units, More Everything...
in the new Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
Standalone Expansion
Stardock has revealed the first expansion pack for its massive-scale RTS, Ashes of the Singularity. Escalation lets you take your war to the next strategic level on huge maps, destroy your enemy with devastating orbital abilities, bolster your armies with unique new units, and much more! 
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation introduces some new and exc...
August 22, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.


 

Today, we released the Ceres Initiative DLC, which is a entirely new location to play Offworld, with new terrain and even a new resource tree.



The rule changes are the following:

Resources diminish over time (a High resource tile becomes Medium and then Low)Uranium is a new resource (it’s a metal, like Iron and Aluminum, so it is produced by with the Metal Mine)New building: Nuclear Pl...
August 19, 2016 by Island Dog
AMD is at Gamescom 2016 and they've been showing off Ashes and their hardware on Twitter and Facebook this week.

Today they showed off a pair of Radeon RX 480's with Ashes.

https://twitter.com/AMDRadeon/status/766666079611543552

Check it out and give them a follow.

Our low-level API powerhouse, the Radeon RX 480, CrossFire'd at #Gamescom2016 with @ashesgame pic.twitter.com/fShdccDy1A— AMD Radeon Graphics (@AMDRadeon) August 19, 2016
August 17, 2016 by Island Dog
Conquer a Power Hungry Substrate Foe in Oblivion
The Post-Human Coalition and the Substrate continue to fight for control of worlds across the galaxy as the PHC looks to expand their reach even further. Crush your enemies and conquer a variety of new maps, or face down an unexpected and powerful enemy in a new scenario with the Oblivion DLC. NEW SCENARIO: OblivionA powerful Substrate entity driven mad with power emerges and has turned against even its own kind.
With the assistance o...
August 16, 2016 by Island Dog
The Start10 v1.19 beta is now available for current Object Desktop members and current Start10 customers.

Update includes:

Fences 3 integrationSearch filteringTweaks for WindowBlinds supportBug fixesThe beta can be downloaded from your Stardock account at http://download.stardock.com
August 4, 2016 by Island Dog
v1.3 Adds New Maps and More Responsive UnitsHave greater control over your army's movements and groupings in v1.3! Wage war against 
your opponent on new maps and coordinate more easily with teammates using the Map Ping feature. 
For a list of all the changes, check out the changelog below!  New Features

Unit Responsiveness - Units now respond faster to move orders and reach their destination more efficiently. Adjusted acceleration and banking speed makes un...
July 21, 2016 by Island Dog
Wage an Epic War on Sprawling New Maps
Grab your friends - and your enemies - for some matches of epic proportions on these new, large-sized maps!
Holding between 4 and 6 players, each map provides exciting opportunities for free-for-all matches,
large team matches, and more. The new scenario will leave you fighting for a planet's control
against the enemy Substrate in order to hold onto your fortified plateau long enough to seize victory. NEW SCENARIO: Against All OddsIntru...
July 15, 2016 by Island Dog
Gameranx has a list of the Best Strategy Games of 2016 - so far, and they have included both Ashes of the Singularity and Offworld Trading Company!

Check out the full list here....

http://gameranx.com/features/id/64694/article/the-best-strategy-games-of-2016-so-far/

 
July 12, 2016 by Island Dog
The Escapist has their review up for Ashes of the Singularity and they give it a 4.5 out of 5!

"...if you want to see skirmishes that could be mistaken for wars in themselves, go build a million units, then sit back and enjoy the fireworks."

Read the full review here....

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/editorials/reviews/17143-Ashes-of-the-Singularity-Review-RTS-Stardock-Oxide

 
July 4, 2016 by Island Dog
Greetings!

Happy 4th of July!

Stardock is closed this week for its Summer vacation but I wanted to give you guys a general status report.

## SEASON 1 ##

With the Steam sale and the holiday, we have extended Season 1 to the end of July. We are in the process of contacting the top ranked players to set up a tournament for later this month which we plan to stream as many of the games as we can.

## NEXT UPDATE ##

We plan to release version 1.24 of Ashes on July 14th. That version w...
July 4, 2016 by Island Dog
Greetings!

Happy 4th of July!

Stardock is closed this week for its Summer vacation but I wanted to give you guys a general status report.

## SEASON 1 ##

With the Steam sale and the holiday, we have extended Season 1 to the end of July. We are in the process of contacting the top ranked players to set up a tournament for later this month which we plan to stream as many of the games as we can.

## NEXT UPDATE ##

We plan to release version 1.24 of Ashes on July 14th. That version w...
June 23, 2016 by Island Dog
 It's that time of the year again...the Steam Summer Sale has begun
Stardock's games and DLC are up to 75% off*, snag these deals while you can.  Offworld Trading Company
$39.99 Now $19.99

Ashes of the Singularity
$39.99 Now $19.99

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
$39.99 Now $9.99

Galactic Civilizations III
$39.99 Now $13.59

 

Additional titles on sale:Stardock Bundle 2016
$99.99 Now $49.99 Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate
$19.99 Now $4.99G...
June 23, 2016 by Island Dog
 It's that time of the year again...the Steam Summer Sale has begun
Stardock's games and DLC are up to 75% off*, snag these deals while you can.  Offworld Trading Company
$39.99 Now $19.99

Ashes of the Singularity
$39.99 Now $19.99

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
$39.99 Now $9.99

Galactic Civilizations III
$39.99 Now $13.59

 

Additional titles on sale:Stardock Bundle 2016
$99.99 Now $49.99 Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate
$19.99 Now $4.99G...
June 22, 2016 by Island Dog
Outlaw Sectors DLC is here with new gameplay and lots of new maps Challenge yourself with new strategies and unique setups with the new “Outlaw Sectors” gameplay option and brand new maps for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. The variety of map sizes and designs will let you enjoy any kind of match you want, from intimate 1v1 duels all the way to epic 10-player brawls.
Outlaw Sectors GameplayThe lawless fringe is increasingly hostile, but for those with a criminal m...