Monthly Archives: March 2012

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn Launches Today

As promised, the long-awaited stand-alone Wing Commander fan-created game, Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn, will be released today. Once it goes live, you’ll be able to download this game — based on an updated Freespace 2 engine — for completely and utterly free. I … Continue reading

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Distant Worlds – Legends: Rising in the Ranks

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series: Distant Worlds - Legends Review

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Distant Worlds – Legends ReviewIf you recall from our last adventure, Captain Rubin had to scuttle his frigate, Ishinomaki 001, after it got jumped by an evil, evil sand slug. That. … Continue reading

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