Monthly Archive: March 2012

Imperium Galactica II…For the iPad?!?!?!?!?!?! 11

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...

Happy 50th Birthday Space Games: A Look at How Far We’ve Come 8

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...

Solar Struggle Now Available 0

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...

Ring Runner – Flight of the Sages Kind of Announced…I Think… 1

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...

Spacey Snippets – 3/27/12 7

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,...

Space Combat Game Solar Struggle to be Released on 3/29/12 1

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...

Spacey Games on Sale at GOG.com 0

Spacey Games on Sale at GOG.com

One of my favorite sites on the intarwebs, GOG.com, 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...

Minecraft’s Notch Planning Firefly/Elite-Style Sim… 9

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...

Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn Launches Today 2

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 —...

Distant Worlds – Legends: Rising in the Ranks 11

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...

Space Pirates and Zombies and Bounty Hunters Only $2.49 Today on Steam 0

Space Pirates and Zombies and Bounty Hunters Only $2.49 Today on Steam

Hot on the heals of the free Bounty Hunter expansion being released for Space Pirates and Zombies, Steam has cut the price of the game today to a piddly $2.49. That’s for the base game...