strategy games

Microsoft acquires classic civilization game Rise of Nations, future games hinted by Xbox head

Microsoft acquires classic civilization game Rise of Nations, future games hinted by Xbox head

John Callaham 115

Microsoft has acquired the IP rights to one of the most acclaimed PC strategy games in recent history, Rise of Nations, and the leader of Microsoft's Xbox division is strongly hinting the company plans to release new games in the franchise. Late on Friday, Microsoft's PlayXLBA website announced that not only had the company acquired Rise of Nations from its now shut down owners, Big...

Cloud Raiders review - Windows Phone and Windows 8
Windows Phone and Windows 8 games

Cloud Raiders review - Windows Phone and Windows 8

Paul Acevedo 58

Clash of Clans is one of the most profitable mobile games in existence. But developer Supercell has so far refused to bring Clash to Windows Phone. That refusal opens up the doors for companies like Gameloft to swoop in and make their own Clash-like games. But Gameloft’s Total Conquest sits on the buggy side of things, so maybe you’re looking for a different game to play involving clans...

King's Bounty: Legions unleashes cross-platform strategic combat on Windows Phone

King's Bounty: Legions unleashes cross-platform strategic combat on Windows Phone

Paul Acevedo 70

Unity support has really helped some of the larger mobile games come to Windows Phone, even if we still get them later than other platforms. Case in point, Russian-publisher Nival has just published King’s Bounty: Legions on Windows Phone 8. King’s Bounty is a turn-based strategy series that started its life on Sega Genesis/Mega Drive long ago and continues to thrive on Steam. King’s...

Bridge Constructor makes its way to Windows Phone 8 after over a year on iOS and Android

Bridge Constructor makes its way to Windows Phone 8 after over a year on iOS and Android

Mark Guim 127

Want to play a game that requires more thinking instead of furiously tapping on the screen? Well, check out Bridge Constructor for Windows Phone 8. Become a master bridge builder as you go through 40 different levels. You pass each level when cars or trucks can go across. There are different materials available for you to create bridges, but can you stay within the budget? Head past...

Galactic Reign becomes the first 'universal' Xbox game for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Galactic Reign becomes the first 'universal' Xbox game for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Paul Acevedo 60

In a recent editorial, I complained that Microsoft has largely stopped announcing or publicizing Windows Phone games in advance. Well, this week we have a prime example of that. Galactic Reign from Slant Six and Microsoft Studios has just showed on Windows 8 and RT with Xbox features and will appear for Windows Phone 7 and 8 devices (also with Xbox features) later today. Microsoft...