Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak free at Epic Games Store
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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak free at Epic Games Store

Starting today, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak is free at Epic Games Store. The free game offer runs until August 31 at 11 AM Eastern. Once you claim it, it’s yours to keep. Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak comes from indie developer Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox Publishing. Here’s a description of the game from EGS: Homeworld: Deserts…

Relic Entertainment layoffs hit 121 employees
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Relic Entertainment layoffs hit 121 employees

Sega and Relic Entertainment announced the layoffs. We got word today that another game studio was hit with layoffs. The Relic Entertainment layoffs affect 121 employees at its studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Relic Entertainment was founded way back in 1997. The studio is well known for its work on real-time strategy games on…

Age of Empires II and Age of Empires IV coming to Xbox consoles
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Age of Empires II and Age of Empires IV coming to Xbox consoles

Age of Empires is entering the console age next year with a new Xbox version. Age of Empires fans can look forward to two Xbox console launches in 2023: Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires IV. The games will support optional crossplay between console and PC as well as mouse and keyboard inputs. What…

Touch Type Tale is a mashup of typing and real-time strategy games
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Touch Type Tale is a mashup of typing and real-time strategy games

Touch Type Tale is a real-time strategy game with a typing twist. Publisher Epic Games and developer Pumpernickel Studio today announced the strategic typing game Touch Type Tale. It’s coming to PC exclusively via Epic Games Store in early 2023. Touch Type Tale is a unique fusion of typing and real-time strategy games. In the…

Homeworld Mobile is a new real-time strategy game for Android and iOS
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Homeworld Mobile is a new real-time strategy game for Android and iOS

Homeworld Mobile has left beta testing. It’s now available on Android and iOS devices. Gearbox Publishing announced today that the free-to-play real-time strategy MMO Homeworld Mobile is officially out on mobile devices. The game offers players a unique and engaging experience while they explore new facets of the award-winning Homeworld universe. Over a century since…

Total War: Medieval II is coming to mobile devices next month
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Total War: Medieval II is coming to mobile devices next month

Medieval II combines real-time battles with turn-based strategy. Total War: Medieval II, a new game from Feral Interactive and Creative Assembly, will be released on mobile devices in April. Medieval II is a turn-based real-time strategy game in which we will engage in epic battles while carefully planning each of our forces’ maneuvers in order…

Regiments open playtest now live
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Regiments open playtest now live

Try the new Operations game mode of the new Cold War RTS game Regiments. After numerous closed betas, MicroProse’s upcoming RTS, Regiments, will have a series of open playtest builds available for any player who wants to have a look at it. Regiments is a real-time strategy game set in 1989 Germany during the Cold…

Mushroom Wars 2 coming to Xbox and PlayStation consoles
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Mushroom Wars 2 coming to Xbox and PlayStation consoles

In this addictively entertaining and competitive RTS title, you may take on your pals with your favorite fungal warriors. Zillion Whales announced today that the second episode of one of its most popular series would be available for Xbox and PlayStation consoles in January 2022. Mushroom Wars 2 is a dynamic real-time strategy title that…

Dwarfheim, a co-op RTS game, is launching today on Steam
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Dwarfheim, a co-op RTS game, is launching today on Steam

Dwarfheim‘s V1.0 release will contain a slew of new features designed to improve the action-packed RTS gaming experience. After a lengthy stay in Steam Early Access, Pineleaf Studio, in collaboration with Merge Games, announced today that their RTS title, Dwarfheim, would exit Early Access with the official release of version 1.0. Dwarfheim is the next…

Company of Heroes 3 announced, pre-alpha preview available now
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Company of Heroes 3 announced, pre-alpha preview available now

Relic Entertainment, a Canadian strategy game studio, has revealed that one of the best RTS sagas based on World War II is coming back. That’s right. They just announced Company of Heroes 3! It’s a return that has taken longer than RTS fans would have preferred. Finally, Relic Entertainment has revealed Company of Heroes 3,…

Sony acquires Evo, announces Evo Online 2021 dates and lineup
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Sony acquires Evo, announces Evo Online 2021 dates and lineup

Sony and startup RTS announced the acquisition of the fighting game tournament Evolution Championship Series late last week. The annual esports event is better known as Evo. “Sony Interactive Entertainment has teamed up with RTS to acquire Evo through a joint venture partnership,” SIE announced in a press release. “With expertise spanning esports event management,…

Company of Heroes is out now on Android and iOS
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Company of Heroes is out now on Android and iOS

Sega’s classic real-time strategy game Company of Heroes is now available on mobile devices. Company of Heroes is an RTS set during World War II. The game was first released in 2006 on the PC. Relic Entertainment developed the original version. Feral Interactive ported it to Android and iOS. The mobile version of Company of Heroes…

Cepheus Protocol: Hands-on with the Early Access RTS
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Cepheus Protocol: Hands-on with the Early Access RTS

Cepheus Protocol is a new squad-based strategy game from Halcyon Winds. Currently available in Steam Early Access, there are some notable flaws in its current incarnation. However, it also has potential with further development. Editor’s note: Players may find the content disturbing given recent real-world events. The game takes place on a single island where…

Team-based RTS A Year of Rain now available on Steam Early Access
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Team-based RTS A Year of Rain now available on Steam Early Access

Daedalic Entertainment today released A Year of Rain on Steam Early Access, a team-based RTS that unites classic strategy elements with hero units and co-op team play. It looks similar to a classic Blizzard real-time strategy game with modern graphics. “A Year Of Rain’s story and multiplayer modes are built from the ground up with teams of…

Northgard is a Viking-themed RTS out now on Nintendo Switch
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Northgard is a Viking-themed RTS out now on Nintendo Switch

The real-time strategy game Northgard is out today on Nintendo Switch. The RTS comes from French indie developer Shiro Games, the studio behind Evoland and Evoland 2. Northgard, which was first released on Steam last year, is based on Norse mythology. You control a clan of Vikings who are vying for control of a mysterious…