Stardock Central's Articles
January 31, 2008 by Stardock Central
Plymouth MI - Stardock announced today that it will be developing The Political Machine 2008, a PC strategy game that lets gamers take a shot at running for President.

The game allows players to design a candidate or choose a pre-existing one and campaign across the country against either a human opponent or a computer controlled opponent.  Candidates have many resources available at their disposal to both build themselves up and tear their opponent down including speeches, advertising, ...
September 6, 2007 by Stardock Central
Stardock released DeskScapes 1.02 today.  It is available as a free download from dream.wincustomize.com and users of Object Desktop can now download the update application through Stardock Central.

Stardock DeskScapes allows users of Windows Vista Ultimate to have dynamic, animated wallpaper. It works as an extension to the Windows DreamScene Ultimate Extra that is available to all users of Windows Vista Ultimate.


Deskscapes now has a power saving feature that automatically turns ...
June 20, 2007 by Stardock Central
Stardock has released the public beta of TweakVista. TweakVista is a utility that enables users to optimize the performance and behavior of Microsoft® Windows Vista. The program has been designed to allow both casual, non-technical users to safely use it as well as contain a host of advanced features for power users to dig into the internals of Windows Vista. The feature-packed utility includes features such as:

Security Handling. Users can now easily and safely adjust the way Windows handl...
June 7, 2007 by Stardock Central
Stardock has released its first major update to Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar. The award winning strategy game has garnered universally positive reviews since its release but Stardock’s update not only addresses minor bugs and play balancing but includes a brand new graphics engine!

"Many of our game developers have been working on our next game, a fantasy strategy game and in the process have made real advances in 3D engine development," said Brad Wardell, Designer of Galactic Civil...
December 12, 2006 by Stardock Central
Wesley Tyler's got problems in life. From his high-profile job as a security expert at a state-of-the-art fusion facility, Wesley suddenly found himself out of a job afterasking too many questions. Now he's a mechanic at the IGTO Repair Base on Ganymede and things are about to get much worse when the electricity starts to malfunction again.

Enter the epic sci-fi game that blends addictive old school gameplay with the latest graphics in Meridian4's, Shadowgrounds, now available through TotalGa...
November 21, 2006 by Stardock Central
Merscom's action-shooter eXtinction is now available through TotalGaming.net! eXtinction captures the frenetic gameplay of the genre while adding new twists, such as multi-floor levels, multiple mission objectives and advanced particle effects to create something truly unique for the PC. The title features 30 levels over six distinct zones, 17 custom soundtracks, six bosses, numerous enemies, detailed animations, advanced particle and lighting effects, plus nine weapons - including the awesome ...
October 26, 2006 by Stardock Central
Cinemaware's Space Rangers 2: Rise of the Dominators has arrived on TotalGaming.net today! Space Rangers 2 is a unique combination of the space sim, adventure, and strategy genres. It features a huge, interconnected universe with more than 60 star systems and 250 planets, hundreds of AI ships to interact with, five different races to choose from and open-ended gameplay, where you can interact with the story or strike out on your own, and more!

A new and even more dangerous force than the Klis...
October 11, 2006 by Stardock Central
October 11, 2006 – Stardock Entertainment announced today that it has reached an agreement to publish Ironclad Games' genre-defining strategy game, Sins of a Solar Empire, bringing the title to TotalGaming.net and retail stores across North America in August 2007 for a suggested retail price of $39.95.

Sins of a Solar Empire represents the birth of the RT4X genre, seamlessly blending spectacular tactical combat with grand-scale space strategy. Players must conquer worlds, engage in diplomacy ...
September 12, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (September 12, 2006) – Stardock Entertainment announced today that Gumboy: Crazy Adventures is now available for purchase via the company's TotalGaming.net digital-distribution service. Developed by Cinemax, Gumboy: Crazy Adventures is a refreshing entry into the games market, combining inventive gameplay mechanics and simple controls in one darn fun package. Players must bounce, jump, fly and float their way through 40 fairy-tale-like levels, filling Gumboy with rubber, water or a...
August 31, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (August 31, 2006) – Stardock Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Wargaming.net's Massive Assault today on TotalGaming.net. Massive Assault takes place in the year 2129 and revolves around an ongoing conflict between the Free Nations and the Phantom League. Based on an original political system that focuses on "Secret Allies," players will fight wars on six different worlds through five campaigns in this turn-based strategy game.

Massive Assault is available now ...
August 23, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (August 23, 2006) – Stardock Entertainment has today announced the release of indie-developer Ethereal DarknessInteractive's Morning's Wrath on TotalGaming.net. Featuring over 20 hours of gameplay, Morning's Wrath is an RPG where players take on the persona of Princess Morning, who is destined to rule her kingdom. When her parents are killed and her nation invaded, she must don the armor of her ancestor, the Sorceress Heona, to try and reclaim her kingdom.

Morning's Wrath is av...
August 17, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (August 17, 2006) – Stardock Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Cypron Studios' State of War andState of War: Warmonger today on TotalGaming.net. TotalGaming.net is the primary vendor for online sales and is the exclusive online vendor of both titles on Cypron Studios' official web site (http://www.cypron-studios.com/).

State of War is set in the future, during a time when the world has come together in peace to form the United Federation of Seven Continents (U...
July 28, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (July 28, 2006) – TotalGaming.net and TopWare Interactive are pleased to announce the release of World War III: Black Gold onto the TotalGaming network. Black Gold is set in the near future at a time when worldwide oil supplies have begun to run out. As energy becomesmore and more scarce, the industrialized nations see their economies fail, leading to a period of anarchy and chaos. The war for black gold has begun.

TotalGaming.net members can purchase World War III: Black Gold f...
July 13, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (July 13, 2006) – TotalGaming.net and Nival Interactive announced a deal today to bring Nival’s acclaimed titles Etherlords, Etherlords II and Evil Islands: Curse of the Lost Soul to Stardock Entertainment’s TotalGaming.net digital-distribution service. Each title will be available at www.TotalGaming.net for $10 (or 1 token for members.)

"We're excited to work with Nival Interactive to bring their excellent back catalog of titles to TotalGaming.net," said Brian Clair, director ...
July 6, 2006 by Stardock Central
Plymouth, MI- (July 6, 2006) – Stardock Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Cypron Studios' GODS: Lands of Infinity today on TotalGaming.net. TotalGaming.net is the primary vendor for online sales and is the exclusive online vendor of the GODS: Lands of Infinity official web site (http://www.gods-game.com/).

GODS: Lands of Infinity invites you into an exciting world full of adventures, battles and quests of unearthly affairs. Players can spend hours discovering the world of A...