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Sony announced that it will entertain troops stationed at the Fort Riley military base in Kansas next week with a collection of playable PlayStation 4 games and a live concert from country star Brett Eldredge. The gaming-friendly Fort Riley, which hosts a dedicated video game area in its Warrior Z...

June 3rd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Turn-based strategy warfare is a genre that's surprisingly easy to come by on iOS -- there are a lot of games out there that let you pit various forces against each other in a turn-based battle. But it is hard to come by a really great example of one of these on the App Store, and fortunately R...

November 18th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Highborn is an interesting little App Store title. It won't be for everyone -- it's a turn-based strategy game that has a pretty steep learning curve, and while the actual game itself is pretty casual as games like this go, players unfamiliar with of moving troops around could find it confusing. Bu...

June 7th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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click to see the whole battlefield Big-time RTS Supreme Commander 2 is rolling ever closer to release next month, and to whet your appetite for (unit) production, we've got some new screens and descriptions of three of the units you'll be Supreme Commanding around the battlefield. First up is the...

February 6th 2010 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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You should have seen us when we were fifteen. 'Orrible, we were. All sulky, zit-ridden, and full of attitude (of course, we're regular sunbeams now) as we moped around in our NAFNAF jumpers and spent most of our free time scowling at the profound injustice of the world.We certainly weren't as impre...

April 9th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Many of you aren't fans of a certain trade-in retailer that we know, so why not donate some of your used games instead?Drew Koehler started Trade-ins for Troops, a charity dedicated to giving used video games to U.S. soldiers that are currently overseas. As Koehler puts it, "I think there are a lot...

January 21st 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Using a regular iPod loaded up with a bunch of Arabic and Kurdish phrases, a company called Vcom3D has created a makeshift language translator that 160 troops in Iraq are already using. The iPod features different "playlists" for different scenarios, with relevant phrases included on MP3s. The conte...

October 7th 2007 at 6:44pm 0 Comments
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A network engineer going by the hacker handle 'Deviant Ollam' has taken it upon himself to send care packages of a different sort to troops serving overseas, with him ditching the usual goods in favor of hard drives filled with movies, music and other content. That's the basis for his Traveling Ter...

September 22nd 2007 at 6:42am 0 Comments
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Although Macroswiss' giraffe pole could certainly lend our soldiers a hand in peeking across enemy lines, someone with a good bit of execution authority would rather we take a more direct approach to encroaching on the baddies. A Pentagon-based budget layout has revealed plans for an "ultrasonic cur...

February 28th 2007 at 3:43pm 0 Comments
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Call of Duty 3's just been confirmed, and it looks like we were right on the money with our early leak of the WWII-related game.Back in early March, we printed the following information (and a whole lot more) on the focus of an upcoming sequel: "'CoD 3' ... is being produced by Big Red One dev Treya...

May 6th 2006 at 10:26am 0 Comments