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New Star Control: Origins benchmark released, focuses on measuring DirectX 12 & Vulkan performance

Stardock has released a benchmark on the Star Control: Origins game. The benchmark is set on an alien world that is generated on-the-fly as the scripted lander travels over it. The objective is to measure high-end PC gaming performance using DirectX 12 and Vulkan, while putting as much stress on the CPU as possible also. Continue reading New Star Control: Origins benchmark released, focuses on measuring DirectX 12 & Vulkan performance

Star Control: Origins has been removed from Steam due to a DMCA notice [UPDATE]

Stardock has announced that Star Control has been removed from Steam due to a DMCA take down notice. According to the developers, and even though there is a legal dispute between Stardock and Reiche and Ford regarding the trademarks and copyrights pertaining to Star Control, the creators of Star Control have issued a DMCA and have successfully removed Stardock’s title from Steam. Continue reading Star Control: Origins has been removed from Steam due to a DMCA notice [UPDATE]

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is available for free on Steam for the next 48 hours

Man, lots of free stuff for us PC gamers today. Earlier today, we informed you about the prototype versions of Mortal Kombat HD that are available for download, as well as the free giveaway for Anno 1602. And it appears that Stardock is also offering free copies of Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion on Steam for the next 48 hours. Continue reading Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is available for free on Steam for the next 48 hours

New free DLC for Star Control: Origins doubles the amount of playable vessels for the Fleet Battles mode

Stardock has released a new free DLC for Star Control: Origins, called Reinforcements. According to the press release, this free DLC nearly doubles the amount of playable vessels for the Fleet Battles mode, allowing players to experience additional depth when putting their fleets together for combat. Continue reading New free DLC for Star Control: Origins doubles the amount of playable vessels for the Fleet Battles mode

New gameplay trailer for Star Control: Origins released, highlighting its massive living universe

Stardock has released a brand-new gameplay trailer that highlights the massive living universe players will adventure through. In Star Control: Origins, exploration is a huge part of the game, and players can travel onto the surface of thousands of unique planets they’ve crafted to discover various points of interest and collect resources. Continue reading New gameplay trailer for Star Control: Origins released, highlighting its massive living universe

Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition is free on Humble Bundle for a limited time

Stardock and Humble Bundle are offering free copies of Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition for a limited time. This Ultimate Edition includes the acclaimed PC strategy game of the year Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, the award winning expansion pack Dark Avatar, and the newest expansion pack Twilight of the Arnor. Continue reading Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition is free on Humble Bundle for a limited time

Star Control: Origins – Fleet Battles Beta 2 available, sports improved graphics & custom pilot animations

Stardock has released a massive new beta update for Star Control: Origins’ Fleet Battles, adding some new alien ships, a few devastating new weapons, and customization options for your matches. Continue reading Star Control: Origins – Fleet Battles Beta 2 available, sports improved graphics & custom pilot animations

Galactic Civilizations III patch 2.8 adds AI-based Supreme Commander system

Stardock released today patch 2.8 for its massive-scale space strategy game, Galactic Civilizations III. The new version provides a host of improvements and updates across the board but probably most notable is the inclusion of an AI-based supreme commander system to oversee each computer player. Continue reading Galactic Civilizations III patch 2.8 adds AI-based Supreme Commander system