It’s taken a while but it’s finally done. Frags of War has a new re-branded YouTube channel focused on delivering awesome strategy game content. It’s not just any random video though, I have a plan and strategy for it.
If you crave for the classic RTS fro the early 90’s, Loria is an upcoming RTS that the devs say is an homage to the classic era of RTS. It also has a striking resemblance to Warcraft 2, which gives it its unique charm. A little different from most modern games.
The Real Time Strategy genre has seen better days. Once a mainstay of the PC platform, now, it is left only to intrepid indie devs to attempt fresh takes on the genre. The first AI War released back in 2009, was an attempt to try to combine ideas from other strategy sub-genres to resuscitate an RTS genre that was stagnant.
Space Race is the first proper DLC expansion for the Mar city builder, Surviving Mars and it comes out on November 15th. If you’ve been unsure exactly what you’ll be getting with this DLC, this video goes through what’s new with Space Race.
To World of Warcraft players, Warcraft III was the prequel to the MMORPG’s story. To strategy gamers, Warcraft III was a classic Blizzard RTS that added hero mechanics and also spawned the MOBA genre. Blizzard just announced that Warcraft III is getting remastered.
You know what they say, it ain’t Half Life 3, but we’ll take any new game from Valve… which these days is as common as spotting a pink unicorn. Artifact for those not in the know, is Valve’s digital card game based on Dota 2. And going against the trend… it’s not free-to-play.
It’s been a very long time since I’ve played an MMORTS. I remember the days when these were all the rage, from big publisher like EA and small indies getting into the action. Many have crashed and burned in the process. So it surprises me to see Starborne: Sovereign Space releasing in Alpha today.
Bad North, by new indie studio Plausible Concept, is a real time tactics game that is released as a timed-exclusive on the new Discord Store. It takes the core concepts of a strategy game to present a fresh new take on the tactics sub-genre. Read on for my review of Bad North.
Paradox Interactive announced Megacorp, a brand new DLC expansion for the galactic grand strategy game, Stellaris. Megacorp will be released together with the free Le Guin 2.2 update which I’ve written about over here. When will it be released?
Big hulking gothic ships blowing other ships in space simulator (I kid, it’s an RTS) Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 has got a finalised released date. It’s coming out for the PC on January 24th, 2019.
Harebrained Schemes and Paradox Interactive announced that the first expansion to the turn-based strategy game, BATTLETECH will be arriving on November 27th, 2018.
Since beginning Frags of War in May 2018, we’ve grown tremendously. I’m encouraged by the number of readers we get and the positive feedback we’ve received. Now, we’re going to need your help to push further ahead.
Triumph Studios released another Age of Wonders: Planetfall faction spotlight video. This time, the focus is on the Kir’Ko a former slave race that has broken the bonds of slavery to forge a new path for themselves.
We’ve had 4X sci-fi games on a planet and 4x space-based games. Pax Nova attempts to combine them both into one single game.
Paradox Interactive today announced that the Holy Fury DLC expansion for Crusader Kings II will be released on November 13, 2018. Pre-orders are up and it’s priced at USD$19.99.
No fancy trailer or influencers parading around the game, but EA revealed that a remastered version of Command & Conquer, the classic RTS we all love, is in the works in the most low key method possible. A Reddit post by a developer.
Paradox Interactive together with the developers, Colossal Order announced today that Cities: Skylines will be getting a brand new expansion. The expansion titled ‘Industries’ has been much requested from the fans and is coming out October 23rd, 2018!
Planet Coaster will be getting a brand-new DLC come October 16th, 2018. The World’s Fair Pack includes 10 new brands and a host of unique, cultural building types. The DLC is released the same day the free update 1.8 goes live, which also adds a bunch of neat new things for all owners of Planet Coaster.
Rimworld, the sci-fi colony sim after five and a half years in Steam early Access, is finally going to be released in version 1.0 on October 17th, 2018. It’s finally coming out of Steam Early Access.
Developers Arcen Games announced today that the much-awaited AI War 2 will be available on Steam Early Access beginning October 15th, 2018 for Windows, Linux and Mac. It will be priced at USD$19.99 with a discount planned during the Early Access launch.
We don’t get many cold war spy themed games and even less in the strategy genre. Phantom Doctrine presents the intriguing prospect of managing an intelligence organisation around the familiar XCOM-like tactical gameplay. Read on for my review of Phantom Doctrine.
In a blog post on the Paradox forums, Game Director, DDR Jake hinted at what’s coming next after the recently released Dharma expansion and Poland update. They’re going to focus on Europe next… in particular a rather peaceful and beautiful place.
Indie RTS game Northgard just received its biggest ever patch to date. Titled ‘Ragnarok’ it’s not just a bug squashing/balance update. There’s a tonne of new content for the game that’s going to add even more variety and cool new mechanics to Northgard. This is a long one… so hold on to your seats…
Firaxis announced today in celebration of the 6th anniversary of the XCOM reboot, they will be releasing a brand new DLC for XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (you’ll need the expansion). The neat thing is that it’s going to be free for owners of the game for the first 8 weeks after its launch on October 9th.
Do you like weed? Scratch that… you don’t have to answer that. Devolver Digital just announced Weedcraft Inc, slated for release in 2019 for the PC. Grow weed, sell them.. and maybe change the world? Check out the trailer below…
Sports Interactive dropped a bunch of new headline features for the upcoming Football Manager 2019. So does FM 2019 truly reworks the game like how they completely redid the branding for it? Check out the key new features below…