Recent Articles In GalCiv II News
December 17, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
 The crew here at Stardock cares a lot about our community and the games that we produce for you.That's why we're pleased to announce that version 2.20 for Galactic Civilizations II is available for you today! Even when a title is "finished" and put out to market, there are always little things we find that could use a tweak or a change here and there. We also know what it's like to enjoy an old game so much that you keep going back to it, even when there are newer and "be...
May 14, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
The ultimate strategy sandbox has arrived. Jump in on launch weekend, and get a free not-for-sale DLC pack with exclusive ship parts for our early adopters.We invite everyone to dive in and explore the many paths to victory of Galactic Civilizations III. The empire you forge reflects your choices, from warrior societies organized around conquest to pragmatic economic powerhouses whose strength is in their allies.Building an empire so culturally influential that rival worlds defect to your ca...
The GalCiv community has been working on an update for GalCiv II: Twilight of the Arnor.   You can find the discussion here. It’s really quite a thrill to be able to work with the community on a new update to the game.  I originally came from the modding community as did the VP of Stardock Entertainment (Kael – aka Fall From Heaven).  So being able to integrate the ideas, fixes, and improvements into the official game made by the fans is quite a joy. Some of the ch...
August 14, 2014 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
 We’ve officially launched the beta! Bells are ringing, birds are singing, and it’s a beautiful day to dig up the archives of a forgotten race’s reality TV shows and use them to placate a restive populace that for some reason doesn’t see the value in mandatory six-month stints working the factories of the nearest forgeworld. To all of our Founders, thank you so much for your early support. Elite Founders, your feedback and bug reporting has been invaluable in gett...
In case you haven't heard, GalCiv III is in development! You can sign up for the Alpha/Beta programs over at 
November 27, 2013 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Stardock Autumn Sale! Starting today through Tuesday, December 3rd, we have a big Autumn Sale going on for Stardock games and DLC.  This sale is going on in our store and on Steam. View the Stardock Autumn Sale list here. Here are some sale highlights: Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - $39.99 $19.99Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion - $39.99 $19.99Stardock Entertainment Pack 2014 - $89.99 $44.99Galactic Civilizations Ultimate Pack...
April 11, 2013 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate is now available on! Pick this up today while it's on sale for just $7.99 for a limited time.  This is a classic and is a welcome addition to any gamers catalog.
The Ultimate Edition of Galactic Civilizations I is now available on Steam!   Check it out:  
While the Drengin Empire may hate you, your pets and your hair cut, we at Stardock love you and thank you for your continuing support with Galactic Civilizations.  We look forward to continuing this saga someday in the future!
March 21, 2012 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
We have completed our annual customer report for last year.  Each year we send out a survey to our customer base asking them a host of questions so that we can better serve them. In exchange, we share the results of these surveys along with a report on what went right and wrong the previous year along with plans for the forthcoming year. We are pleased to present you the full report here:
February 23, 2012 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Galactic Civilizations II Ultimate is now available for purchase on GameFly, also recently known as Direct2Drive.  
December 2, 2011 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Stardock announced today that the award-winning 4X turn-based strategy title Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition has made its way to Steam. Stardock announced that after years of exclusivity to the Impulse digital distribution platform (now owned by GameStop) its titles would be making their way to a broader PC gaming audience. Fans can now purchase Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition (priced at $19.95) for 25 percent off through December 9 at
April 13, 2011 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
If you don’t have Galactic Civilizations II then starting today is a great time to pick it up!  GalCiv II – Ultimate Edition is on sale this weekend for 33% off.  You get Gal Civ II: Dread Lords, Dark Avatar, and Twilight of the Arnor for just $28. GalCiv II – Ultimate Edition
March 16, 2011 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games have unleashed a massive changelog for the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity version 1.2 and the update is now available. Trinity bundles the original award-winning real-time strategy PC title from Ironclad Games with the two game-changing micro-expansions, Entrenchment and Diplomacy. Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity is available via the digital download platform, Impulse for $39.95. The updates consist of a new and improved Pirate system, u...
February 10, 2011 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Galactic Civilizations II has made PC Gamer’s Top 100 PC Games of all time!  Coming in at #74, PC Gamer has this to say: “Managing two hundred billion people is complicated, and GalCiv isn’t as simply presented as its Earthly inspiration, Civilization. But the excitement of setting out to explore a procedurally generated galaxy of mind-boggling size does so much more for us than an ordinary world map. The scarcity of fertile planets out there makes your brushe...