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August 24, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
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 on ID's place to speak
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 on ID's place to speak
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 on ID's place to speak
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 on ID's place to speak
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 on ID's place to speak
 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...
June 16, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Turtle Wars DLC Adds New Maps and ScenariosBunker down and turtle up - it's time for war! This new DLC pack for Stardock’s massive RTS features new unique gameplay scenarios and new maps to keep your skirmishes fresh. Prepare your defenses for any punches your enemies throw at you and be ready to launch a devastating counterstrike to seal your victory in Turtle Wars.
Scenarios 

Implosion - Race against three enemies to be the first to crack the defenses of a crashed Post-Huma...
May 26, 2016 by Derek Paxton on kael
A new PHC building, the Refinery, re-done SFX for in-game 
notifications, performance optimization for lower-end video cards, and more!




Changelog

Added the Refinery building to the PHC. The Refinery increases the resource production of the region it is built in by 20%, multiple refineries can be built in a region.Added 2 new maps for matched rank games.Redone sfx for nearly all the game's notifications.Neue Deutsch Benachrichtigungstöne.Performance optimization to redu...
May 26, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
A new scenario and unique new maps ideal for interesting team match-ups!


 Gauntlet Scenario

Two Substrate entities are fighting an ongoing war with tremendous armies you can't possibly hope to match. Can you somehow cross the battlefront to capture - and hold - the lone Turinium Generator in the far North?

 Included MapsTanuk - Enjoy this medium sized and symmetrical map, great for free for all, a 3-team split, or 3 player rumble! This intense map can host up t...
May 13, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Gaming Nexus gives Ashes of the Singularity an 8 out of 10 in their review!

"What I found was a rock-solid RTS that felt both familiar and new, and that left a big smile on my face. The game echoes many of the great RTS games that have come before it"Read the full review here....

http://gamingnexus.com/Article/5109/Ashes-of-the-Singularity/
Ashes of the Singularity v1.11 was released today.  The update is a lot bigger than its 0.01 version change might indicate.

 

Highlights:

Lots of campaign balance updatesMini map region icons now scale based on their outputUnit and weapon balance updatesLots of small usability improvements 

Change Log

 

m04 (caletheon) unlock amplify, amplifier, power regulator, energy projector, weapons lab, carving turret, intensive care, scan projectorOVERLORD DLC: update...
April 18, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Gaming Trend has their review of Ashes of the Singularity posted and gives it an 85!

"Ashes of the Singularity may be a technical triumph, but it also delivers an experience we’ve not seen in this genre for at least a decade."

Read the full review at Gaming Trend here....

http://gamingtrend.com/reviews/a-revolution-of-rts-ashes-of-the-singularity-review/

 

 

 
April 13, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Starburst Magazine reviews Ashes of the Singularity and gives it a 9 out of 10!

"Ashes of the Singularity mixes the best qualities of Supreme Commander and Sins of a Solar Empire, offering fast paced continual wars on an unprecedented scale. It takes the best qualities of recent RTS titans but sidesteps the easy pitfalls which could have made this all too derivative a release. If you have any investment in this genre at all, if the idea big Star Wars sca...
April 26, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
 You spoke and we listened!
Ashes v1.1 is here with new units, additional campaign options, new maps and more!

Engaging with our community and hearing what you have to say is really important to us here at Stardock. 
Over the last couple of weeks since Ashes' release, we have been reading your reviews and applying your
comments to updates for the game. v1.1 is ready to go, and so far, we've added:
 New Campaign Difficulty Level Selection
Whether you feel like casua...
April 8, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
V1.01 for Ashes of the Singularity is here! We have been listening to your feedback over the last week and we want to thank you for all of your extremely valuable input. In order to address some of your balance concerns, we’ve looked at the following:

Balance of units, buildings, and economyDifficulty balance for the AI levelsDifficulty balance for the CampaignIn addition to looking at overall balance, we’ve also removed the “Fringe” map from the ranked match playl...