Island Dog's Articles In PC Gaming
June 27, 2017 by Island Dog
The Steam Summer Sale has been up for several days, so lets ask the community what games they have picked up so far?

 
February 28, 2017 by Island Dog
AMD is having a livestream at GDC today.

"On February 28, kick off your GDC with an exclusive glimpse into the Summer of Radeon and beyond! Our feature-packed show will be highlighted by the hottest new graphics and VR technologies propelling the game industry forward – with previews of the summer’s hottest PC games and VR experiences from the biggest names in the business."

Check it out here...

http://radeon.com/en-us/gdc-2017/

 
November 22, 2016 by Island Dog
Hello everyone!

This week is the Thanksgiving holiday for many of us, and due to that we are having an adjusted holiday schedule for our regular Twitch streams.

Holiday week schedule:

Wednesday - Ashes: Escalation stream

Thursday - No stream

Friday - No stream

All streams should return to the normal scheduling next week. 

Please be sure to follow our Twitch channel for updates: https://www.twitch.tv/stardock

 
November 18, 2016 by Island Dog
RPS has a list of the 50 best strategy games on the PC and has Offworld Trading Company and Galactic Civilizations II on the list!

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2016/11/18/the-50-best-strategy-games-on-pc/12/
November 17, 2016 by Island Dog
Kotaku has an article up with a list of some games that would make great holiday gifts, but might not be on your list. We're excited to see Offworld Trading Company included!

Read more here...

http://kotaku.com/video-games-most-people-wont-ask-for-this-holiday-seaso-1788673820

 
November 8, 2016 by Island Dog
As the end of the election is upon us, I thought it would be fun to take a look and see how the current statistics of player data were going in The Political Machine 2016. We have ‘Exit Polls,’ which consist of data that we collect from the game on things such as what candidates people are playing as, what party is winning in games, what issues are deciding the wins, and more.

You can see all the data here.

So lets take a look and see where we’re at with this data at the ...
November 3, 2016 by Island Dog
Be sure to hit the follow button on our Twitch channel to stay updated with our weekly streams.

https://www.twitch.tv/stardock
October 13, 2016 by Island Dog
PC Gamer has an article up about 4x games and takes a look at the "major players" in the genre. Great to see Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion, Elemental: Fallen Enchantress, and Galactic Civilizations III on that list!

http://www.pcgamer.com/best-4x-games/

 
October 12, 2016 by Island Dog
We are going to have a lot more Twitch streams for Stardock games coming up. We are looking at having a stream each day for various games hosted by Stardock and from members of our community.

I wanted to post our weekly schedule here, and make sure to check back for updates or additions.

You can also follow our Twitch channel to be notified when a stream is live.

https://www.twitch.tv/stardock


Monday
2pm ET
Offworld Trading Company 


Tuesday
2pm ET
Ashes of the Singula...
September 19, 2016 by Island Dog
Check out Stardock's CEO, Brad Wardell, on the latest eXplorminate podcast!

"Join Nate and Troy as they speak with Brad Wardell, the man behind Stardock, about all things Galactic Civilizations 3, Sorcerer King, Ashes of the Singularity, Offworld Trading Company, Star Control and much much more!"

Listen to the podcast here....

https://explorminate.net/2016/09/19/strategic-expanse-27-the-3rd-brad-wardell-interview/
September 2, 2016 by Island Dog
Stardock will be doing Let's Plays on its latest games starting at 2pm with Brad Wardell (designer of Galactic Civilizations and Ashes of the Singularity) playing Sorcerer King: Rivals and Ashes of the Singularity in the afternoon.

Subscribe to: https://www.twitch.tv/stardock

2pm: Sorcerer King: Rivals

4pm: Ashes of the Singularity Multiplayer

Feel free to hop in and ask any questions. Brad is the CEO of Stardock.
July 15, 2016 by Island Dog
Gameranx has a list of the Best Strategy Games of 2016 - so far, and they have included both Ashes of the Singularity and Offworld Trading Company!

Check out the full list here....

http://gameranx.com/features/id/64694/article/the-best-strategy-games-of-2016-so-far/

 
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...
May 20, 2016 by Island Dog
Great list that includes Ashes of the Singularity, Galactic Civilizations III, and Sorcerer King!

http://gameranx.com/features/id/1037/article/top-30-best-strategy-games-for-pc/

 
April 6, 2016 by Island Dog
Stardock's CEO Brad Wardell talks about the past, present and future of the RTS genre on IGN.

"New technology drives innovation in game design. So far, PC gamers have gone through roughly 3 major generations of game technology:

DOS gamesWindows games with spritesWindows 32-bit games 3D graphicsOver the past year, we’ve begun to transition to a 4th generation:

64-bitMulti-CoreMulti-GPUWhat games will do with 4th generation game engines remains to be seen. Today I’m going ...