Amplitude Studios Announces ‘Humankind’

You remember those times when Rob or Nate said "but we can't tell you about that game"? Well, we can finally tell you about one of them! Amplitude Studios announced Humankind today, a historical 4X game that looks like a challenge to Firaxis' throne. The developers of the lauded Endless Legend and Endless Space series … Continue reading Amplitude Studios Announces ‘Humankind’

Endless Space 2: Penumbra Review

By: Justin Sargeant(Editors Note: Justin is a potential new author for eXplorminate and we'd love feedback!) What Does Penumbra Mean? Endless Space 2 was released May 18, 2017. Since then, there have been multiple free updates as well as three main expansions: the Vaulters, Supremacy, and Penumbra. The Vaulters expansion brought a new major faction, … Continue reading Endless Space 2: Penumbra Review

Weekly eXchange #249 – MoM?!?!

Join Nate and Troy as they bring you all the important information on all of your favorite 4X and strategy games! This week they talk about Master of Magic, Thea 2: the Shattering, Burned Land, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, WH40K Gladius: Relics of War, Alliance of the Sacred Suns, Interstellar Space: Genesis, Galactic Civilizations 3, Endless … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #249 – MoM?!?!

Endless Space 2 Update 1.4.21

Amplitude Studios surprised us a bit today with the release of a rather significant balance pass for Endless Space 2. Included are quite a few changes to the game's core gameplay mechanics, which all seem to be changes many of us have been clamoring for. Here is the full list: Fixes: Reduced occurrence of desync … Continue reading Endless Space 2 Update 1.4.21

Audible eXtension for Interstellar Space: Genesis

Join Rob, Nate and Oliver as they discuss the Interstellar Space: Genesis review. We discuss what was left on the cutting-room floor and where this game is headed. Come and listen to what we think about the first try from Praxis Studios. Music for eXplorminate by Mangadrive Show Notes:  Interstellar Space Genesis Steam page Interstellar … Continue reading Audible eXtension for Interstellar Space: Genesis

Let’s eXplore Star Dynasties Alpha

Does Crusader Kings 2 meets Master of Orion sound intriguing to you? Well then you'll want to see this! Star Dynasties is exactly what you'd expect from a marriage like that and it's already in an eXtremely promising state. Rob took a bit of a dive in to this diamond in the rough recently and … Continue reading Let’s eXplore Star Dynasties Alpha

Stardock Releases Patch 3.8 for Galactic Civilizations 3

It's been a while since we've talked about Galactic Civilizations 3 (GC3) here at eXplorminate, but we're happy to announce that Stardock has released version 3.8 today. Brad Wardell sent us this message today: Today we're releasing GalCiv III v3.8.  This update focuses on quality of life things, like user interface and font size, etc.A … Continue reading Stardock Releases Patch 3.8 for Galactic Civilizations 3