Stellaris: Ancient Relics Story Pack Review – The Race for Shiny Space Baubles Begins!

Stellaris: Ancient Relics Story Pack Paradox Interactive Within the science fiction genre and across all form of media (literature, comics, video games, films, etc.) there has been one trope that usually remains constant—humans discovering the remnants of ancient, incredibly powerful alien races. You’ve probably seen this in movies like the Alien series, or as far…

Imperator: Rome Review – An Enticing Start to Paradox’s Brand New-ish Strategy Franchise

Imperator: Rome Paradox Interactive I’ll have to admit I arrived at the grand strategy party a little late. I’d checked out some of Paradox’s rather granular titles before—games such as Crusader Kings II and Europa Universalis IV, but to me, they looked like too much of a time sink; too dense for their own good.…

Europa Universalis IV Review – The Definitive Grand Strategy Masterpiece

Europa Universalis IV Paradox Interactive Years ago, a gaming friend of mine who knew I loved strategy games suggested that I give Paradox Interactive’s Crusader Kings II a try. Since Crusader Kings II is the game that coined the nomenclature “grand strategy” back in 2012, I was intrigued as to what all that entailed. I…