Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Steam Greenlight

Ashdar kicks off Stars in Shadow’s Steam Greenlight campaign

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Stars in Shadow, a new 4X strategy title from indie studio Ashdar Games, has begun its Steam Greenlight campaign. In it, players will be able to control everything from individual ships to entire fleets in turn-based combat, with a design that is said to be fast paced with minimal micromanagement but still large in scope. In addition to more hands-on combat, there is a shift in planet management, as now, instead of managing build chains, races are chosen to change the worlds as they inhabit them. The general flow of the game remains the same, however, as players begin with a single planet and use their resources to colonize worlds, research technologies, and build up their armed forces.

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New feature trailer released for Edge of Space

Reverb Publishing has launched a new feature trailer for HandyMan Studios’s Edge of Space. The footage shows a little of everything: some combat, platforming, crafting, monsters, and mechs. The upcoming space-based sandbox title tasks players with using or battling each of the above to terraform a distant planet alongside other players.

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Panzer Corps now on Steam Greenlight

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Panzer Corps, one of the more newcomer-friendly and enjoyable turn-based wargames to come out in recent years, is now part of the Steam Greenlight program. As with Soldak’s Drox Operative, we’ll be voting for this one ourselves. Why? Aside from the many reasons our review points out, it’s a great bridge title for gamers looking to get their feet wet in the genre, much like its inspiration, Panzer General. And everyone could use more well-designed beer-and-pretzel wargames in their lives.

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After getting the Greenlight, Asylum moves to Kickstarter

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The recently Greenlit adventure-horror title Asylum now has a Kickstarter campaign. Developer Senscape has chosen to go the crowdfunding route in order to finish the final phase of development. The Argentina-based studio hopes to attract funding for the Lovecraft-inspired puzzler with a number of rewards, including the addition of players as corpses or patients in the game’s main setting, the Hanwell Mental Institute. Other rewards include digital copies of the game, a downloadable copy of the soundtrack, access to alpha and beta releases, and a boxed copy.

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