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Stardock keeps 4X strategy gamers' hearts aflutter with word that it's trying to get the rights to Star Control or Master of Orion. Of course, if the publisher can't get them, like what happened with its recent attempt for the Master of Magic rights, Stardock can always just circumvent and make its...

November 17th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Stardock just seems to "get it" when it comes to not putting any more burden on our time (or wallets) during the holiday season. The company's CEO, Brad Wardell, tells Gamasutra that the small publisher plans to release a title "every first quarter of every year" over the next five to six years. Th...

November 10th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Stardock, developers of the Galactic Civilization series, announced today that its next "major" PC title will be a fantasy 4X strategy game called Elemental: War of Magic. In classic Stardock bluntness, the company admits the subtitle is corny, but that it actually wanted something that was old-sch...

November 4th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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With publisher Stardock's rise the last couple of years and the announcement that it'll be publishing Gas Powered Games' next title, Demigod, it was time catch up with the two companies. We spoke with Stardock's CEO Brad Wardell and Gas Powered Games' founder Chris Taylor and asked some niggling qu...

April 24th 2008 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
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It seems like many developers in recent months (with a few notable exceptions) have been trying to take an honest appraisal of the declines in sales PC game makers have seen across the board over the last half-decade. Piracy is the old boogeyman which, while it is still a serious plague on the indu...

March 25th 2008 at 2:33pm 0 Comments