||  

Back to News Listing Pandora: First Contact - Return of the Messari

Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by Bart Schouten

Type: News

The temperature is scorching hot, the atmosphere is now heavy and stifling and a weird purple color has invaded the skies. There is no doubt, they are returning home and they have no peaceful intentions! This Friday, Pandora: First Contact, a sci-fi 4X praised by the press will receive a major expansion called Return of the Messari.

Return of the Messari features a brand new alien faction that will play a main role in the later stage of the game. This ancient civilization that disappeared from the Pandora planet ages ago, comes back to its birthplace to recover its property. Therefore not only the players will have to fight their way to survive on the hostile Pandora’s environment but also deal with another aggressive enemy who comes with powerful units like gigantic mechs and motherships. The Messari will target the stronger factions as a priority which will probably confuse the issue and change the balance of power on Pandora. As a result the players will have to take into account this new gameplay element to take advantage from this fearsome alien invasion.

Today we are delighted to announce that the expansion will be available on May 30! 

Players can also pre-order the Pandora on Steam at a discounted price. We are also pleased to announce that we are going to offer a free Steam key to anyone who has a copy of the game, wherever they bought it from, once the game is available on this digital platform!

Get more information on Pandora: First Contact from the official product page.

More Info

Pandora: First Contact

  ( Views : 13784 )


In Other News..

Panzer Doctrine and Land Doctrine are now part of the Matrix/Slitherine Catalog

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Developer Studio Z9K Games has signed with Slitherine and we are happy to announce that thanks to this partnership Panzer Doctrine and Land Doctrine are now part of the Slitherine Catalog.

These two sand-box strategy games offer a huge amount of fun and replayability, with endless possibilities at your disposal!

To celebrate this important milestone, we are putting both games on sale, at 25% discount. The sale will last until January 13th.

Read more...

The Great Devourer comes! Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Tyranids has been announced!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

On Gladius Prime there is only war. Orks, Necrons and Men vie for control of a dying world. But something worse lurks in the shadows. Feral Tyranids now roam the surface of the planet, escapees from an Imperial research facility. All life on Gladius will shudder in fear.

For the Great Devourer comes.

Read more...

Armored Brigade 1.002

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Armored Brigade is receiving its first update, bringing the game to version 1.002. 
 
You can download the update from here

Read more...

DC: Community Scenario November 1942 released!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A great and huge new scenario for DC: Community Project

4 German Army Groups, 11 Armies, 4 Allied Armies 50+ Corps, 200+ Divisions are facing 13 Soviet Fronts, 500+ Divisions and Brigades. The great Soviet winter offensives are about to test the mettle of the Wehrmacht once again! All is in the balance.
 
This scenario by Davide Gambina (nikdav) models operation Uranus, operation Mars and the subsequent operations Little Saturn, Ostrogohsk-Rossosh and Voronezh-Kastornoe. All this on one huge map that gives the player full operational control.

Read more...

Casemate Lottery

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Register your copy of Armored Brigade and get a chance to win a Casemate Book!

We are teaming up with Casemate UK for a very special lottery.

You have the chance to win a great Cold War title published by Casemate Publishers, including one copy of the famous novel Team Yankee.

The only thing you have to do until December 17th is to register your copy of Armored Brigade in your Member’s Area. After this period, we will run a lottery among the registered customers and reward 5 of you with a Cold War-themed book from Casemate Publishers. If you have already registered the game, you won’t have to do anything as you will be automatically added to the draw.

Read more...

Armored Brigade Tutorial Video #3: Air Support

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Air Support plays an important role in Armored Brigade. Rather than just a mere reactive tool, its usage must be carefully planned and integrated into a mid-long strategy. 

Today we talk a little about how to call for Air Support during a battle and what considerations taking into account.

Stay tuned for further information!

Read more...

Armored Brigade Twitch with Giveaway!

Monday, December 10, 2018

Join us on December 11th on our official Twitch Channel as XTRG will play Armored Brigade!

The show starts at 6 pm GMT for about 3 hours, so plenty of time to spend in the middle of World War III.

In addition, we will be giving three copies of the game as a giveaway, so better not to miss this incredible opportunity!

Read more...