Ensemble Studios
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Halo Wars
26 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM

The design abandons almost all of the micromanagement elements of the genre in favor of a purified tactical race. The result has its flaws, but not without proving that there is a unique kind of elegance in its simplicity.

Age of Empires III
31 May 2007 // 9:03 PM

If you can look past the fact that much of the combat was done with slow-loading, inaccurate rifles by men in gaudy uniforms, you'll find it hard to believe how few games have been made about the era.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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