Sid Meier’s Starships Review

In September 2014, 2K/Firaxis released Civilization: Beyond Earth (Civ:BE), a game that fractured the long-standing Civ community. It was an ambitious attempt that misfired at launch due to its similarities to Civilization V: Brave New World and a general lack of innovation, or “risks” as the developers put […]

Worlds of Magic Review

Review by: Troy Costisick Worlds of Magic is a straightforward sandbox 4X game. There are no racial quests, scenarios, or storylines for you to follow. It is pure 4X goodness. The object of the game is simple: destroy your enemies by either conquering all of their cities or […]

Star Ruler 2 Review

Blind Mind Studios’ Star Ruler 2 is a grand-scale 4X RTS that places players at the helm of building a complex sprawling empire, forged from the metaphorical space fires of rampant expansion, dominating conquest, and cunning diplomacy. Does that description sound appropriately epic enough for a game titled […]

Europa Universalis IV Review

The date is November 11th in the year of our lord 1444, and Western Europe is on the move. Intrigants run the land and mercenary lords plan their next move behind closed doors. The King of Scotland had annexed Tyrone and Ulster, then summarily captured Munster and turned […]