Endless Legend: Inferno Review

Back in 2014, when eXplorminate first came on the scene, Endless Legend won our Game of the Year. It was a surprise win, and some wondered what we were thinking. Well, we can now tell you for certain what was on our minds: EL is an amazing turn-based, terrestrial, neo-fantasy 4X. It might be the … Continue reading Endless Legend: Inferno Review

The Core Mechanism Of 4X Part 1: An eXposition

I recently got into a debate with my good friend and colleague Oliver on our internal eXplorminate forums about what is or isn’t a 4X game. The staff has these debates every now and then, usually sparked by a game that doesn’t exactly fit the pure 4X definition - games like Total War: Warhammer, Sorcerer … Continue reading The Core Mechanism Of 4X Part 1: An eXposition

Weekly eXchange #112 – GotY/XotY Show!

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 the Game and eXpansion of the Year shows, 5 most anticipated titles, Stellaris, Endless Legend: Tempest, the Steam Winter sale and much much more. As well as continued coverage for your … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #112 – GotY/XotY Show!

eXplorminate’s GotY/XotY Awards!

It was the weekend before Christmas, and all through the house, eXplorminate staffers argued about the best game of 2016. Not only that, they also argued about the best eXpansion of 2016. Previous awardees Endless Legend (2014’s GotY winner) and Thea: the Awakening (2015’s GotY winner) were both heavily discussed as well. The field was … Continue reading eXplorminate’s GotY/XotY Awards!

Strategic eXpanse #29 – Game/eXpansion Of The Year Show!

Yep. It’s that time of year again! eXplorminate is proud to present what we believe are the best 4X game and 4X expansion of 2016. Join esteemed e4X hosts Nate and Troy, as well as their guest panelists, Joshua, and Mark while they discuss all the candidates, winners, and state of 4X gaming in the … Continue reading Strategic eXpanse #29 – Game/eXpansion Of The Year Show!

Endless Legend: Tempest Review

This site has said some pretty nice things about Amplitude’s Endless Legend series over the years, all of which are still well deserved. Endless Legend: Tempest is the fourth expansion to this well-received game. If you were afraid the developer might fumble the most recent addition, worry no longer. In my review for Shifters (Endless … Continue reading Endless Legend: Tempest Review