So what counts as a strategy game? Here are the best games to play if you feel like taking charge of something, ruining an economy and/or driving an army across the fields of your enemies.
Small Chinese companies like Xiaomi and OnePlus were able to create markets even while competitors like Apple and Samsung spend billions in advertising their smartphones. Their success is a blueprint for others to follow, whether they're running an established smartphone company or starting one, even with comparatively little resources.
Game developers have been stuck with DirectX 9 and 2GB of memory for the past decade. While this hasn’t harmed first person shooters (they only have to manage a handful of objects at once), it has been poisonous to other genres. Next time you’re playing an RPG in first person with no party you can refer to DirectX 9 and 2GB of memory as a big reason for that.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown, one of our most anticipated PC games of the year, is officially available for preorder at various online outfits, including Steam, which is spicing things up with a new bonus system. These days, it's common for companies to reward customers with extras...
It was only last week that in lieu of a decent official Game of Thrones title I was recommending people keep an eye out for a GoT mod for Crusader Kings II instead. Turns out you didn't have to wait long, because it's not only been suddenly released, but it's surprisingly playable and comprehensive.