Announcement - Valve
New Weeklong Deals, on sale until Monday, November 25th at 10AM Pacific Time























Product Release - Valve
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off!*

Space Rangers HD: A War Apart remasters and expands the world of the cult classic Space Rangers 2.

The biggest of the improved features is a new scenario dedicated to the pirates threatening the galaxy. While the Coalition spends all of its resources to fight the Dominators (sentient machines who seek to eradicate all life), the pirates have united under the banner of a mysterious leader. Under this new master they have begun their own guerrilla war to seize power in the weakened Galaxy. Players can now choose with whom to deal, the Dominators or the pirates, or both at the same time. If you choose the latter path, you will receive new story and side quests, new goals and promotions. After winning one of the wars, you can either finish the game or continue playing to win another.

*Offer ends October 24 at 10AM Pacific Time

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Adam Smith)

I don’t think I said ‘bundle’ more than once a year before Humble got fused to the front of the word and started the never before known phenomenon of selling similar things in conjunction with one another. Indie Gala 7 contains Rig’n'Roll, Space Rangers and Reign: Conflict of Nations, with a fourth game added next week, but paying over the average also adds Death to Spies, Death to Spies: Moment of Truth, King’s Bounty: Armored Princess and UFO: Afterlight. Given that the average is currently $6.92, that seems worthwhile for anyone interested in Armored Princess. Consider the rest bonuses perhaps? I don’t get on with those> UFO games and I haven’t actually played the first Space Rangers so all I know is that it’s not the second, which is one of the best things money can buy.

Shacknews - Steve Watts

Another set of cheap indie games has been bundled up to help you through the summer slump. The seventh Indie Gala bundle is offering three games with a fourth to be unveiled later, along with even more bonus games for paying more than the rolling target average.

The three games in the bundle include Rig'n'Roll, Space Rangers, and Reign: Conflict of Nations. The fourth game is still under wraps, and will be announced in the second week of the sale. If you pay more than the average (currently around $6.90), you also snag Death to Spies, Death to Spies: Moment of Truth, King's Bounty: Armored Princess, and UFO: Afterlight, plus another game to be announced. All in all you could score nine games out of this deal.

Your funds can go towards the disabilities organization AbleGamers and the Italian Red Cross to assist with earthquake relief.

Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 75% off UFO: Afterlight!

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Shacknews - Alice O'Connor

Intriguing space sim-cum-RTS-cum-shooter-cum-trading sim-cum-RPG-cum-text adventure Space Rangers 2 is getting jazzed up in an expanded revamp, named Space Rangers HD: A War Apart. Announced today by publisher 1C Company, is slated for release on PC in Q4 2012.

A War Apart "remasters" Space Rangers 2: Rise of the Dominators and its expansion pack Reboot, and brings a new story too, revolving around space-pirates. Other shiny things include new spaceship upgrades, planetary battles, text quests, and hyperspace engagements, widescreen support, and updated to the graphics and interface.

Space Rangers is a genre-spanning curiosity, with turn-based space sections, planetside real-time strategy battles, text adventures, trading sim bits, and RPG-like character progression. SR2 reviewed well when it came out in 2006 but didn't garner too much attention, so a little polish should help it find more players.

Product Update - Valve
Updates to Star Wolves 3: Civil War have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:
  • Mission USS
    The bug with the unperformed quests fixed.
  • Mission A Chance To Earn A Living fixed:
    The trap after the encounter with MSF will be eliminated, Alex will return after the elimination.
  • Mission Empire's Aides:
    The departure from the MSF storyline to the Alex’ storyline fixed.
  • Mission InoCo Mystery:
    SAM's ship fixed.
  • Mission Artifact of the Precursors
    The situation with the pickup of artifacts in the first point of the route fixed, now it is enough to pick up any of the artifacts to launch the script.
  • Additional lock was added to prevent arbitrary visiting of star systems available only according to the storyline.
  • The description of the System Firmware Mk 3 fixed.
  • Some dead merchant will not talk after his death.
  • A new file type was added: FILETYPE MODDING. This file type works with the same data as FILETYPE DYNAMIC, but there is no need to use an encryptor for it. In this way the originally encrypted text will work and modders will receive a convenient and customized means for creating their own dialogues, messages, and other contents for their mods. All of these will work in coordination with the game engine using its rules and will not result in difficulties and errors while creating game mods.
  • Multiple misprints and spelling errors in the game texts fixed.
Product Release - Valve
Space Rangers and Space Rangers 2: Reboot are now available on Steam!

Want both titles? Grab the Space Rangers Pack for one low price!
Product Release - Valve
Three strategy titles from 1C Company, Star Wolves, Star Wolves 2, and
Star Wolves 3: Civil War
are now available on Steam!
Announcement - Valve
Star Wolves 3: Civil War is now available for pre-purchase on Steam!

When you pre-purchase Star Wolves 3: Civil War you will receive Star Wolves and Star Wolves 2 absolutely free! Please note these are not giftable copies.
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