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Feature: You can command a horse to water, but you can't make it conquer.

Command & Conquer Remastered is a big hit of nostalgia – but will it be a great RTS?

Ahead of its launch on June 5th, I've been able to see the Command & Conquer Remastered Collection in action, and it certainly looks the part. The quarter-century-old RTS, as well as comrade Red Alert and their squad of three expansion packs, have been sent over the top of their pixellated trench, and into the high-res carnage of no-man's-land. Malaysian art house Lemon Sky Studios…

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Video: Bad North is an RTS that even RTS-haters might enjoy

I’m not sure if Bad North is a strategy game for the inept or the lazy. It does a lot that speaks to both: the islands you’re defending are small, you’ve only a few units to guide and those instructions don’t extend beyond ‘go there’ or ‘hide in that’. When they do get ‘there’ they auto-attack any marauders in reach and pursue the stragglers. It…

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Oi, RTS Players: What Do You Play?

I've been playing a lot of RTS games of late. Men Of War: Assault Squad, obviously, but also Dawn Of War 2: Retribution and Shogun 2. It's a lot of RTS. In fact, I'm rather rediscovering my love for ordering tiny people to their doom. What I am currently interested in and intrigued by, though, is the games that RPS reader play on a regular…

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