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Grey Goo preview: A classic game in the making

By Steven Wong, Jul 01, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Grey Goo takes players back to the classic era of real-time strategy games, featuring diverse factions and thoughtful gameplay. We test our skills to see if we can win control of the galaxy.


"Looking forward to this! About time we got an old school base building RTS."

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Petroglyph concedes defeat in Victory Kickstarter

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT

After a woefully slow start, Petroglyph Games has cancelled its crowdfunding drive for Victory. The studio founded by Westwood veterans was looking for $700,000 to make the free-to-play game it described as what you'd get "if World of Tanks, StarCraft and League of Legends h...


"I think a Total War game based around WW1 could work. The ground battles would need re-doing for ..."

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Petroglyph introduces 'Victory' Kickstarter

By Steve Watts, Mar 06, 2013 11:15am PST

Petroglyph has announced a Kickstarter project for Victory, a strategy game that mixes gameplay elements from games like World of Tanks, StarCraft, and League of Legends.


"Ha, I guess that makes sense then. I dunno just assumed a big dev like that that's been around ..."

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Petroglyph teases new WWII game Victory

By John Keefer, Feb 26, 2013 2:45pm PST

Petroglyph Games, with its pedigree in RTS games, is teasing a new World War II title called Victory. It has already launched a Twitter feed and Facebook page for the game, and is parsing out trivia about the war revolving around tank warfare.


Petroglyph done with End of Nations, 19 let go

By John Keefer, Dec 07, 2012 2:00pm PST

Petroglyph has officially confirmed it is no longer involved with End of Nations, and has laid off 19 people as a result.


"It was all at the San Fransico facility too. I would have figured the San Diego Defiance team ..."

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End of Nations development moved to Trion

By John Keefer, Dec 06, 2012 1:10pm PST

Between the indefinite delay of the open beta of MMORTS End of Nations and reported layoffs at developer Petroglyph, publisher Trion Worlds has taken the troubled title under its wing and will continue to develop the game in-house.


"Same. I received several emails from them inviting me to play, but never logged in as I never ..."

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Report: End of Nations dev cuts 30 staff

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2012 1:00pm PST

Petroglyph, the developer behind End of Nations, has reportedly laid off approximately 30 employees, just a week after the company announced the game's open beta was delayed indefinitely.


"You mean the mechanism that controls the movement of your units is the "only" thing was bad?"

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End of Nations open beta delayed indefinitely

By John Keefer, Nov 28, 2012 10:15am PST

Trion Worlds has already had several closed betas for End of Nations, but apparently there is still work to be done. The company has announced that the planned open beta for the game has been delayed indefinitely.


Shack extra: End of Nations beta keys in pink and a Shack Battle

By John Keefer, Sep 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Trion Worlds and Shacknews have teamed up again for an End of Nations beta key giveaway for the final beta test of the upcoming free-to-play real-time strategy MMO End of Nations. At stake are 20 keys and the chance to join in on an exclusive five-on-five Shack Battle with t...


"oops, should have haiku'd I must enjoy the pink tanks! twenty eighteen, now!"

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End of Nations Collector's Edition detailed

By John Keefer, Jul 31, 2012 4:30pm PDT

We already knew that Shackers were interested in the upcoming free to play MMO End of Nations, but would a spiffy new digital collector's edition entice you any more?


Shack extra: Get into the End of Nations alpha

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2012 8:00am PDT

It hasn't happened for awhile here at Shacknews, but we have some keys to give away. We have partnered with Trion Worlds to get 20 people into the End of Nations alpha. All you gotta to be considered for a key is to register in our forums and post a response to the comment t...


"im definitely looking foreword to thEON. it has cought my eye for some time"

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End of Nations will be free-to-play

By Steve Watts, Aug 11, 2011 11:30am PDT

Trion Worlds announced today that its upcoming MMORTS will be free-to-play, and fully-featured in its free incarnation. Users can pay extra for a Collector's Edition or a monthly subscription with unspecified benefits.


"SUPER EXCITED!! The Shack shall rule the earth with tanks and aeroplane blimps! I don't care if ..."

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