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December 13, 2016 by Island Dog
IGN has nominated Ashes of the Singularity in their Best Strategy Game of 2016 Awards!

You can also cast your vote for the Peoples Choice winner.


December 15, 2016 by Island Dog
New Features, WASD Camera Movement,
and Audio Alerts in v1.5!
 Check out the full list of updates in the change log belowYou spoke, and we listened! We are committed to providing updates for Ashes of the Singularity and we know this newest one will provide a lot of what you've been asking for.Some of v1.5's highlights include:WASD Movement: To make it easier to scan the map, we have added WASD enabled panning. Keep directing units and move into tactical positions without having t...
October 11, 2016 by Island Dog
PCGamesN has some exclusive video footage and screenshots from Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation!
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 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...
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 21, 2018 by Island Dog
Offworld Trading Company Gold Bundle
Over 70% Off
Includes the Base Game, Jupiter's Forge expansion pack, Real Mars Map Pack DLC, Scenario Toolkit DLC, The Ceres Initiative DLC, The Patron and the Patriot DLC, Blue Chip Ventures DLC, Conspicuous Consumption DLC, Limited Supply DLC, and Soundtrack DLC.

Offworld Trading Company
Base Game Only
$19.99    Now $9.99

Offworld Trading Co.: Jupiter's Forge Expansion
$14.99    Now $9.89

Galactic Civilizat...
April 13, 2016 by Island Dog
Starburst Magazine reviews Ashes of the Singularity and gives it a 9 out of 10!

"Ashes of the Singularity mixes the best qualities of Supreme Commander and Sins of a Solar Empire, offering fast paced continual wars on an unprecedented scale. It takes the best qualities of recent RTS titans but sidesteps the easy pitfalls which could have made this all too derivative a release. If you have any investment in this genre at all, if the idea big Star Wars sca...
April 26, 2016 by Island Dog
 You spoke and we listened!
Ashes v1.1 is here with new units, additional campaign options, new maps and more!

Engaging with our community and hearing what you have to say is really important to us here at Stardock. 
Over the last couple of weeks since Ashes' release, we have been reading your reviews and applying your
comments to updates for the game. v1.1 is ready to go, and so far, we've added:
 New Campaign Difficulty Level Selection
Whether you feel like casua...
April 8, 2016 by Island Dog
V1.01 for Ashes of the Singularity is here! We have been listening to your feedback over the last week and we want to thank you for all of your extremely valuable input. In order to address some of your balance concerns, we’ve looked at the following:

Balance of units, buildings, and economyDifficulty balance for the AI levelsDifficulty balance for the CampaignIn addition to looking at overall balance, we’ve also removed the “Fringe” map from the ranked match playl...
April 1, 2016 by Island Dog
Yesterday, we were excited to launch our biggest title of the year. Today, we are still excited, but for more reasons than just the release! Why are we so happy? You. Our fans are what make our success possible and the response to Ashes has been overwhelming. When you take the time to give us feedback, hop online during our “Fans vs Devs” event to play with us, or leave a review, it helps us continue to make games that you enjoy.To say thank you, we’ve developed a new free ...
March 10, 2016 by Island Dog
This is the second developer diary by Stardock's Founder and CEO, Brad Wardell, on Ashes of the Singularity. This developer diary talks more about the Post-humans beginning with their history.

"The human race at the end of 2167 consisted of three primary groups:

Natural humans are much the same as humans have been for thousands of years except with better technology. They represent 99% of the roughly 9 billion humans that live on Earth and to a lesser degree, Mars and the various ...
March 2, 2016 by Island Dog
Another great article from VentureBeat on Ashes of the Singularity is up. This is an interview with Stardock's VP of Business Development, Chris Kowal, about Ashes and some the technology behind it.

"GamesBeat: It seemed like this got started as a game demo for DirectX 12, right? What’s the story of how it got to this point?

Chris Kowal: Stardock has always built PC games, strategy games, RTS 4X. We have Galactic Civilizations and Sins of a Solar Empire. We’ve alwa...
March 1, 2016 by Island Dog
VentureBeat has a great article up today about Ashes of the Singularity.

"The game from Stardock and Oxide Games is perhaps the biggest beneficiary of Moore’s Law, the prediction made by Intel chairman emeritus Gordon Moore that computing power would continuously improve at a regular rate. The game allows you to command an army of sci-fi forces against a human or computer opponent in real-time action. I had a hands-on preview of the game that confirmed the title is an exercise in th...