Warlords Battlecry III
Warlords Battlecry is coming back to us for the third time - and this is probably one of the unique cases in the gaming industry, when for the third time…

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Postal 2: Share the Pain
The most obvious mistake that can be made by seeing this compact on a shelf is to assume that you have, so to speak, some new life in the game…

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ShellShock: Nam'67
From the screenshots, we smiled at the heads stuck on the stakes, and advertising texts promised to flood the monitors with the blood of innocent victims. Colossal cruelty, shocking realism…

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endless sequels

Simulator of everything

The success story of Maxis studio began back in 1989 with the release of the first version of SimCity. The idea of ​​the game of endless construction was born by the founder of the company, Will Wright, while working on one of the previous projects. It seemed to him to create levels much more interesting than the games themselves. So why not make a separate game out of this process? The audience appreciated the idea, and the boxes with SimCity were sold out more than successfully – to the delight of Broderbound, who had barely decided to publish such an extraordinary game.

The successful idea inspired Maxis so much that for almost ten years the company made exclusively variations on the same topic: SimEarth, SimCopter, SimAnt and so on. By 1997, the gold mine was completely exhausted, and Wright had to make a strong-willed decision – to sell his business Electronic Arts. But after that, things went uphill. Having received funding and securing EA’s consent, the game Continue reading

Warlords Battlecry III
Warlords Battlecry is coming back to us for the third time - and this is probably one of the unique cases in the gaming industry, when for the third time…

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Codename Panzers: Phase One
Didn’t pay attention how simple everything was before? There were quite specific genres with their canons. All that was required for the production of a solid product was to strictly…

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Lords of the Realm III
LotR is a very old brand, its roots are lost in the depths of the very dawn of the PC and games for it. Raising old rarities is now a…

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Cultures 3: Northland
Сultures is probably the classic German series of military-economic strategy. The previous two experiments allowed to bring the game to almost perfection in each of its aspects. The series in…

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