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The Age of Wonders 3 will expand into "Golden Realms" next month. The first premium expansion for the game adds a new race, campaign, 20 new units, specializations and loads more stuff. Although it looks like fans of the series were hoping for Frostlings as the first new race, it turns out that...

August 22nd 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The first official patch for Age of Wonders 3 is live. Version 1.09 of Triumph Studios' recent release corrects hardware-specific issues, registration problems, optimizes game performance and tweaks AI behavior as well as adding critical balance fixes to the game. Based on feedback, the developer...

April 17th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Following the debut of the excellent turn-based strategy game Age of Wonders 3 on March 31, developer Triumph Studios has simultaneously announced and launched a map editor for those who prefer crafting their own worlds to relying on the game's random map generator. "The map making community ha...

April 4th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Last Saturday, at about four in the morning, I found myself locked in a war of attrition with an angry orc. He'd sacked almost the entirety of my kingdom, forcing my meager remaining troops to hole up in a labyrinthine cave system beneath the surface. There I waited, biding my time, as my generals...

April 4th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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As Age of Wonders 3 is a game about leading nations into conflict, its rogues are less "deadly shadows" and more "subtle, calculating political agents." Think: Richard Nixon, only with a diabolical army of bearded succubi.

January 23rd 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Age of Wonders 3 needs a little more time to create wonderment, with developer Triumph Studios announcing the game will be delayed until the first quarter of 2014. It was originally scheduled between the ages of fascination and amazement for this autumn. "Age of Wonders 3 is the largest game in th...

July 19th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Digital distributor GOG recently acquired yet another classic title, capable of devouring entire portions of your day wholesale for meager sums of money: Triumph Studios' turn-based strategy sequel Age of Wonders 2: The Wizard's Throne. For those not in the know, the game sees you building a kingdo...

October 21st 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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All hail Overlord 2! Well, OK, so don't everyone hail, but one may genuflect if one wishes. It appears that the game has been slightly enhanced since the first outing, but it's still just not clicking. We've given our "snap judgment" on the evil baiting master simulator, but let's see what the othe...

June 25th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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With limited time in the day to review all the games we want to tell you about, some have a habit of falling through the cracks before we've been able to get our thoughts onto the site. In the hopes of remedying that, we've created a new feature we're calling Snap Judgment. Here's the gist: We'll p...

June 24th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The original Overlord was a flawed game with a subversively chewy center. The only thing Overlord II needs to deliver to outdo the original is some polish, which is something we can't really tell is present from messing around with a demo for 10 minutes. That doesn't mean we didn't like what we saw...

June 7th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments