Stardock Entertainment

Stardock hires engineer to head up development of its own cloud-based service

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You may not recognize Adrian Luff's name, but the odds are good that you're familiar with his work. He spent 17 years as an engineer at Blizzard, where he was a driving force behind the development and growth of Now he's taken his talents to Galactic Civilizations studio Stardock Entertainment, which is launching a cloud-based service of its own called "Tachyon."

Galactic Civilizations 3 updated with ship-building system

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Galactic Civilizations 3 needs a few good engineers. Set to be the next entry in the venerable 4X strategy game series, GC3's ongoing alpha now has a ship-building system. The buy-in for the alpha is still an eye-watering £76 / $100 through Steam Early Access, but developer Stardock Entertainment looks to be sticking to its ethos, with players taking part in the creation of the game.