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Tuesday, 7th October 2014

Spotlight: 4x strategy games

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4x is a well known strategy genre acronym that stands for eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate. The player controls a whole empire and is tasked with managing resources and technical developments (eXploit), expanding their domains with their military (eXplore and eXpand), and fight against computer A.I. factions or other players (eXterminate). A lot of 4x games are set in space and the empires usually span across an entire galaxy.
Among the most popular 4x games are the Civilization series, Ascendancy, Master of Magic, the Master of Orion series.
Find out more about Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares