The Age of Empires franchise is one of the classics of realtime strategy titles. But it kind of went astray with its last incarnation. Now it comes roaring back with Age of Empires IV, a game that is both classically good and refreshingly new at the same time.
Slicing, burning, skewering, zapping and grinding poor little green orcs is a ton of fun in this silly series. Orcs Must Die! 3 is the long-awaited sequel to this action-packed game. Gamers really love this series, and from the way that Orcs Must Die! 3 plays, you will see why.
Set in an impressively detailed world, HighFleet marries tactical, arcade-like combat sequences with deep strategic planning and story where your choices actually matter and shape the post-apocalyptic world. For a unique diesel punk experience, join the HighFleet.
Mini Motorways is one of the most surprisingly addictive casual games available for the PC through Steam right now. The seemingly simple concept of building roadways for an increasingly large population is somehow mesmerizing and also a lot of fun.
The Stronghold series has always been known as one of the best castle-building and siege warfare games, but it’s always been centered around Celtic strongholds and Medieval castles. Stronghold Warlords takes the action to Asia, and we are very grateful.
In State of Survival, it’s a hostile zombie-filled world out there. You need to survive and you need to do it fast. do you think you’re up to the challenge? Don’t let the undead eat your brain, but even if they do, you will have a lot of fun in this mobile-based world.
Partisans 1941 is one of the newer generation of real-time, small unit tactics stealth games where your outnumbered squad must sneak around and carefully overcome overwhelming odds. Set during the early days of World War II, you will have no shortage of enemies to wage your guerilla warfare against.
Set in prohibition-era Chicago, Empire of Sin combines the turn-based strategy of XCOM with the empire building of Civilization. It’s a fun title, but waters down the fun gangster combat part of the game with a pretty complex and completely unnecessary business management simulation.
Rage against the corporate machine society while restoring the Earth to its natural state in the colorful and fast-paced Blaze Revolutions. Oh, and learn a lot about hemp farming too, for whatever reason. This is one quirky and cool little game.
Iron Harvest is a real time strategy game that lets players re-fight World War I in a steam-punk like reimagining of the conflict fought with mechs, advanced technology and enough heroes and arch villains to fill a graphic novel.