Imperium Galactica II…For the iPad?!?!?!?!?!?!

So I might’ve mentioned before that Imperium Galactica II: Alliances is my favorite 4X space strategy game, like, EVER. Well, while I don’t usually cover mobile gaming, I found out today that this AMAZING game is now available for the iPad through iTunes for about $4. $4! For some of the greatest grand space strategy […]

Happy 50th Birthday Space Games: A Look at How Far We’ve Come

I recently realized that Spacewar! was first released in 1962, fifty years ago. In looking at the game’s Wikipedia entry, the first operational version of the game was released in February, while the version we’ve come to know and love was released in April. Therefore, I’d say now is good enough a time as any […]

Solar Struggle Now Available

As I stated in a post a few days ago, you can now purchase the indie space combat game Solar Struggle over on Little Indie for 5.19€ (or roughly $6.89). I should be able to pound out a review by next week, so stay tuned, and enjoy!

Ring Runner – Flight of the Sages Kind of Announced…I Think…

Thanks to Alexander Barrentine (@acbarrentine) on Twitter for pointing this out to me! Apparently there’s a new spacey game on the horizon called Ring Runner – Flight of the Sages, according to this article on Rock, Paper Shotgun. They’re calling it a mix of DOTA and other MMO’s along with some ARPG action thrown in. I’d […]

Spacey Snippets – 3/27/12

Hey y’all, how’ve you been? Me, I’ve been BUUUSY, which is why it’s been a while since I did one of these. There’s been a good chunka news over the last couple of weeks, so let’s get right to it, shall we? :) The Starfarer blog has an article about accidents which talks about stat […]

Space Combat Game Solar Struggle to be Released on 3/29/12

I got a lovely email in my inbox the other day from Andreas Heldt, CEO of Z-Software, asking me if I’d like more information on their upcoming PC space game, Solar Struggle. Since I’d never heard of it before — apparently it was an Xbox Live Arcade game before this — I totally wanted to hear more. Here’s […]

Spacey Games on Sale at

One of my favorite sites on the intarwebs,, is having a fairly extensive sale on Atari games, which includes a bunch of spacey games. The space games on sale this weekend are: Independence War Deluxe for $2.99 Independence War 2: The Edge of Chaos for $2.99 Master of Orion 1 and 2 for $2.99 […]

Minecraft’s Notch Planning Firefly/Elite-Style Sim…

Usually I don’t like to post mere rumors or murmerings, so when Notch — the fellow behind the breakout indie hit Minecraft — mentioned he wanted to do a space game, I figured I’d wait for something a little more concrete before discussing it here. Well, thanks to a tip from Lee, one of our […]