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Submitted by Raychul 1614d ago | opinion piece

Five Alternatives to StarCraft 2

"It’s rather an understatement to say StarCraft fever has swept the gaming community these last couple of weeks. For those of you looking for more Sci-fi RTS games to play, or for an alternative to StarCraft 2, here’s five other great games to try; full to the brim with lasers, robots and spaceships." (Homeworld, PC, Sins of a Solar Empire, Star Wars: Empire at War, StarCraft, Starcraft II, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 3)

TheSanchezDavid  +   1614d ago
It's funny, the only RTS game I play IS StarCraft. Still, these all look like they have their own appeal. They're not trying to take away from StarCraft, and they provide a great alternative.
Darkfiber  +   1614d ago
Wow, that comment sounded really ignorant. The entire RTS genre does not revolve around StarCraft. Try testing the waters outside of your Blizzard safety net and play something fresh and original. Who knows, maybe you'll actually like it.

I always find it funny when Blizzard fanboys only play Blizzard games. They are missing out on so much more from gaming, particularly in the case of StarCraft 2 which is almost identical to its predecessor. It offers nothing new, no innovation, it's the same old crap in a shiny new coat of paint and everyone is eating it up. I will never understand it.
Caspel  +   1614d ago
Warhammer 40k is a great alternative.
jzungre  +   1614d ago
Red Alert 2
yeah Red alert 2 baby!
athmaus  +   1614d ago
love me some red alert 2....but now that sc2 is out...dont think i will be loading that game up for a while :)
TomFG  +   1614d ago
I was torn between including Red Alert 2 and Empire at War. Red Alert 2 is easily the better game, But Empire At War is easily the best Star Wars RTS, and I just love it. Definite special mention to Red Alert 2 though. Especially the music. And Tanya.
athmaus  +   1614d ago
noooo star craft 2 forever!!! hahaha...thx for alts though....:)
El_Colombiano  +   1614d ago
There is no alternative to Starcraft!
CDeFire  +   1614d ago
O_0 I just cant find myself to like any rts game, maybe in time I'll grow to love them but for now no thank you to all :)
barefootgamer  +   1614d ago
Not really a RTS fan, so my alternatives to SC are very different from this list. :)
kimvidard  +   1614d ago
Very nice
Great list, I would just add the Rise of Nation/Legends games, they are mind blowing.
Oh, and well, since we are keepung in the sci fi vibe, C&C, always a winner :)
DemonStration  +   1612d ago
How about we go way back and play some Myth? :)

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