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Stardock CEO embroiled in sexual harassment suit

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has always been outspoken. But, was he out of line with his treatment of one former employee? That's what the courts are...


"I've been banned from posting for a few days for making joking political comments. Yours if just ..."

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Rebellion sues Stardock and Ironclad over Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2012 10:00am PDT

Sniper Elite V2 and Alien versus Predator maker Rebellion Developments is engaged in a little legal scrap with Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion developer IronClad Games and its publisher Stardock over the space 'em up's name. The problem, Rebellion says, is that people migh...


"Ironclad Games developed and Stardock released "Sins of a Solar Empire", then "SOASE: ..."

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Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion review

By Kat Bailey, Jul 16, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Sins of a Solar Empire Rebellion is an essential addition for existing fans of the series, and a great opportunity for newbies to jump in and try it for themselves.


"Yes, but I've gotten more than $30 worth of play out of it already."

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Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion hits June 12

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Sins of a Solar Empire was a a solid strategy game when it came out back in 2008. Now, four years later, the expansion is set to be released June 12.


"this kinda bugs me too... i can usually get my ships to fire while moving if they are already ..."

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Political Machine 2012 hits campaign trail

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2012 5:15pm PDT

With the candidates hitting the campaign trail for November's elections, its only appropriate that Stardock updates its political game with new...


Stardock: Impulse 'was consuming the rest of the company'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT

The so-called "dumbification" of video games, Windows 8, and the sale of Impulse to GameStop are among the topics Stardock's outspoken CEO Bradwell has covered in the PC developer and publisher's latest annual Customer Report.


"While I get why they weren't selling stardock games on steam at the time, it doesn't explain why ..."

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Sins of a Solar Empire hits Steam, more Stardock titles coming

By Xav de Matos, Nov 16, 2011 7:00pm PST

Now that Impulse is owned and operated by another company, Stardock has decided to put its catalog of titles on Steam. First up, Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity.


"Is it worth it to try and sell my Impulse account? Is that even allowed?"

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GameStop buys Impulse, Spawn Labs

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 31, 2011 5:10pm PDT

GameStop has made more big steps into the digital realm, buying Stardock's digital distribution platform and a cloud gaming company.


"No, he said that he would put it "under consideration" if he received a serious offer, not that ..."

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Interview: Jon Shafer, Ex-Civ 5 Lead Now at Stardock

By Brian Leahy, Jan 05, 2011 12:00pm PST

Yesterday, it was announced (unofficially) that Jon Shafer, the lead designer of Civilization V who recently left Firaxis, had been hired by...


"LOL, congrats Jon! You've just joined the Uwe Boll of video games, way to flush your career ..."

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Stardock Hires Civilization 5 Lead Designer Jon Shafer and Fantasy Author Dave Stern [Updated]

By Brian Leahy, Jan 04, 2011 2:00pm PST

Stardock, the developer of Elemental: War of Magic and operator of the Impulse digital download storefront, has hired Jon Shafer who recently left...


"No, Civ V is certainly not Civ IV. And Civ IV is not Civ III. But Civ IV was still CIV, as ..."

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Stardock Running 25 Days of Discounts via Impulse for Games and Applications

By Brian Leahy, Dec 01, 2010 4:00pm PST

Stardock is now running a 25-day long sale of games and applications through Impulse, its digital distribution store. The first gaming offer is 75%...


"Hinterlands is really fun. It sorta reminds me of the overworld game in Act Raiser."

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Elemental: War of Magic Sales and Retail Shipments Increasing Since Game's Rocky Start

By Xav de Matos, Nov 24, 2010 1:00pm PST

When it first launched, Elemental: War of Magic stumbled in the wake of gameplay and balance issues. Today, things are looking up for the game as...


""In response, Stardock was forced to lay off an undisclosed amount of employees." This is a ..."

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Digital Prima Guides Come to Impulse

By Brian Leahy, Nov 17, 2010 2:20pm PST

Stardock's Impulse digital storefront will now be selling Prima's eGuides, which take all the fun and wonder of a video game guidebook and convert...


"They are more or less html manuals with videos. Nothing you couldn't already find with a few ..."

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Stardock Hires Civilization 4 Mod Creator to Run Game Development

By Brian Leahy, Oct 12, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Stardock has hired Derek "Kael" Paxton, creator of the Civilization IV mod 'Fall from Heaven', to "oversee Stardock's ongoing development and...


"I've played since early beta. The game is a total mess. The UI is atrocious, the graphics ..."

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Elemental Multiplayer This Week; Patch Road Map Detailed

By Brian Leahy, Sep 08, 2010 11:00am PDT

Though the studio was hit with layoffs last week, development continues for Elemental: War of Magic over at Stardock. This week, the company...


"And by the time Elemental is quasi-playable or even remotely enjoyable, there will be a million ..."

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