Island Dog's Articles In Ashes of the Singularity News
June 8, 2017 by Island Dog
Juggernauts and a Brand New Campaign Arrive in v2.3
Dominate the battlefield with two brand new tier 4 warships and experience the fully voiced "Genesis" campaign Let's take a Quick Look at these Terrifying Tier 4 units: PHC - The Leonidas
A heavy Dreadnought destroyer, this ship boasts the most powerful weapon ever mounted on a construct. It can tear Dreadnoughts apart and stand up to assaults by using its rail cannons and auto cannons for defense. The high cost is worth all o...
April 13, 2017 by Island Dog
Inception DLC features a new type of split scenario, new maps, and more!
Choose your story in the first split-faction scenario in Ashes of the Singularity: EscalationGet it on Steam | Get it at Stardock  A mysterious entity known as Nihilon has returned to wreak havoc on the planet Oneiros and has seized control of some of the Substrate consciousnesses residing there. As the Substrate, you must rescue your corrupted brethren and find out what Nihilon has done - as the PHC, your only c...
April 6, 2017 by Island Dog
Game Replays, Huge Balance Updates, New Maps, Modding Support, and More
in v2.2 of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
New features, updates, and adjustments have been made. For a full list, see the change log below!
Game Replay 
You've been asking, and here it is! The game replays remove the fog of war so that you can see absolutely everything that went on during your game. Scope out what your opponents were building and how they were laying out their str...
February 23, 2017 by Island Dog
Tons of Map Rebalancing, Single Player Observer Mode,
and More in Escalation v2.1! Map Rebalances are a huge part of v2.1! One of our partners, Callum McCole over at General's Gentlemen overhauled some of our maps and streamlined them for better gameplay. Stardock's CEO Brad Wardell details the adjustments in a recent dev diary over on our community site. Check it out and let us know what you think of the changes! 
v2.1 also adds Single Player Observer Mode! In thi...
December 13, 2016 by Island Dog
IGN has nominated Ashes of the Singularity in their Best Strategy Game of 2016 Awards!

You can also cast your vote for the Peoples Choice winner. 

http://www.ign.com/wikis/best-of-2016-awards/Best_Strategy_Game

 

 
December 15, 2016 by Island Dog
New Features, WASD Camera Movement,
and Audio Alerts in v1.5!
 Check out the full list of updates in the change log belowYou spoke, and we listened! We are committed to providing updates for Ashes of the Singularity and we know this newest one will provide a lot of what you've been asking for.Some of v1.5's highlights include:WASD Movement: To make it easier to scan the map, we have added WASD enabled panning. Keep directing units and move into tactical positions without having t...
December 15, 2016 by Island Dog
New Ashes of the Singularity Reinforcements DLC is Available!
If you own the base Ashes game, the DLC has been added to your Steam account Up your strategic game with the new Substrate Harvester unit and the new PHC Artillery Post building! We've added a little something to each side of the war to open up new strategic possibilities.Substrate Harvester Unit: This unit can gather resources from any region, regardless of who controls them, allowing you to send covert sneak attacks o...
October 11, 2016 by Island Dog
PCGamesN has some exclusive video footage and screenshots from Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation!

http://www.pcgamesn.com/ashes-of-the-singularity-escalation/escalation-gameplay-trailer
November 10, 2016 by Island Dog
 Choose your side amidst the rising tensions between the Post-Human Coalition and the AI beings, the Substrate. Conquer new and exciting worlds, build unique and diverse armies, and engage in epic battles against up to a dozen other players on huge maps.This expansion adds global zoom, specialized units, advanced aircraft, new game setup options, new maps and terrains, and so much more.Unlike the base game, Escalation is designed with veteran RTS players in mind. Take a look at some of the ...
August 24, 2016 by Island Dog
More Players, More Worlds, More Units, More Everything...
in the new Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
Standalone Expansion
Stardock has revealed the first expansion pack for its massive-scale RTS, Ashes of the Singularity. Escalation lets you take your war to the next strategic level on huge maps, destroy your enemy with devastating orbital abilities, bolster your armies with unique new units, and much more! 
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation introduces some new and exc...
August 17, 2016 by Island Dog
Conquer a Power Hungry Substrate Foe in Oblivion
The Post-Human Coalition and the Substrate continue to fight for control of worlds across the galaxy as the PHC looks to expand their reach even further. Crush your enemies and conquer a variety of new maps, or face down an unexpected and powerful enemy in a new scenario with the Oblivion DLC. NEW SCENARIO: OblivionA powerful Substrate entity driven mad with power emerges and has turned against even its own kind.
With the assistance o...
August 4, 2016 by Island Dog
v1.3 Adds New Maps and More Responsive UnitsHave greater control over your army's movements and groupings in v1.3! Wage war against 
your opponent on new maps and coordinate more easily with teammates using the Map Ping feature. 
For a list of all the changes, check out the changelog below!  New Features

Unit Responsiveness - Units now respond faster to move orders and reach their destination more efficiently. Adjusted acceleration and banking speed makes un...
July 21, 2016 by Island Dog
Wage an Epic War on Sprawling New Maps
Grab your friends - and your enemies - for some matches of epic proportions on these new, large-sized maps!
Holding between 4 and 6 players, each map provides exciting opportunities for free-for-all matches,
large team matches, and more. The new scenario will leave you fighting for a planet's control
against the enemy Substrate in order to hold onto your fortified plateau long enough to seize victory. NEW SCENARIO: Against All OddsIntru...
July 12, 2016 by Island Dog
The Escapist has their review up for Ashes of the Singularity and they give it a 4.5 out of 5!

"...if you want to see skirmishes that could be mistaken for wars in themselves, go build a million units, then sit back and enjoy the fireworks."

Read the full review here....

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/editorials/reviews/17143-Ashes-of-the-Singularity-Review-RTS-Stardock-Oxide

 
June 23, 2016 by Island Dog
 It's that time of the year again...the Steam Summer Sale has begun
Stardock's games and DLC are up to 75% off*, snag these deals while you can.  Offworld Trading Company
$39.99 Now $19.99

Ashes of the Singularity
$39.99 Now $19.99

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
$39.99 Now $9.99

Galactic Civilizations III
$39.99 Now $13.59

 

Additional titles on sale:Stardock Bundle 2016
$99.99 Now $49.99 Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate
$19.99 Now $4.99G...