Planetary Annihilation - A Next Generation RTS

A project in Kirkland, WA by Uber Entertainment Inc

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Planetary Annihilation brings RTS gameplay to a new generation of players in a way that's never been seen before.
Backers: 44161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $2,228,344 of $900,000
Dates: Aug 15th -> Sep 14th (30 days)
Project By: Uber Entertainment Inc
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Planetary Annihilation Haunts Human Resources Kickstarter

October 6th - via:
Uber Entertainment, the creators of Monday Night Combat and the Kickstarter funded Planetary Annihilation have started a new Kickstarter for a monster strategy game called Human Resources. According it’s Kickstarter page, Human Resources is a is a “PC real-time strategy game that puts you in command of apocalyptic factions vying to conquer the drifting remains of a shattered Earth. Using humans as your resource, assemble giant armies to annihilate your foes, then feed the newly-cleansed Earthshards to your almighty leader.” The Kickstarter went live a few days ago and so far is going ok. So far so good it seems. (Read More)

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September 26th - via:
Many of you will have heard of Total Annihilation or Supreme Commander (1 or 2) and will be here because the Kickstarter for this game was peppered with veterans of the TA and SupComm design teams. To an extent, this isn’t written for you. If you backed the Kickstarter and are a diehard fan of the earlier games, this is also not for you. (Read More)

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August 28th - via:
Uber Entertainment asked for $900,000 during the Planetary Annihilation Kickstarter back in 2012, and the company ultimately raised over $2.2 million to develop the ambitious real-time strategy game. The original trailer had something to do with that, showing the scale of the game's conflicts and its overall ambition. Let's watch the original video again. (Read More)

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Planetary Annihilation adds single-player 'Galactic War' campaign

May 22nd - via:
It turns out that war can definitely change, as long as its battle began as a Steam Early Access project. Uber Entertainment has announced the single-player campaign for its Kickstarter-funded strategy title Planetary Annihilation is now available as a free update via Steam. The campaign, titled Galactic War, puts players in the space boots of "a reawakened Commander with a limited tech tree." (Read More)

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December 13th - via:
Planetary Annihilation, Uber Entertainment's Kickstarter-funded real-time strategy game, will be distributed by Nordic Games both digitally and at retail, the companies announced today. (Read More)

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December 6th - via:
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Planetary Annihilation Beta start-up and launch announcement

September 13th - via:
The beta for Planetary Annihilation, a next gen RTS game being developed by Uber Entertainment (Total Annihilation and Super Monday Night Combat) is going to start up this month. (Read More)

Planetary Annihilation beta planned for release later this month

September 11th - via:
According to Uber Entertainment’s latest update to Kickstarter backers, the alpha RTS Planetary Annihilation is on course for a beta release later in the month. Alongside the expected fixes and features that are planned as part of the milestone, the beta will also give players the ability to cause planetary annihilation. Hey, that’s the name of the game! (Read More)

Uber respond to Planetary Annihilation alpha price rage: "Our pricing was determined by our Kickstarter"

June 14th - via:
Early access to Planetary Annihilation began with a bang last week for backers, but less welcome explosions soon followed as newcomers turned up at the gate to discover a near-vertical $90 entry fee. Consider those new would-be fans, if you will, the Rock. And those Kickstarter obligations sat on Uber Entertainment’s shoulder? The Hard Place. (Read More)

You can get early access to the Planetary Annihilation alpha for $90

June 14th - via:
If you didn’t pledge enough during the initial Kickstarter for Planetary Annihilation, you can now buy into the alpha on Steam for a staggering $90. (Read More)

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June 14th - via:
Strategy game Planetary Annihilation, which looks awesome, went live on Steam this week. Sort of. (Read More)

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June 14th - via:
Uber Entertainment‘s Planetary Annihilation, an upcoming cross-planetary based RTS for the PC, is available today in it’s current Alpha form as part of an Early Access release. The title received overwhelming support on Kickstarter and remains one of the most highly anticipated Kickstarter projects of 2012. At first glance, it looks like it’s going to be a joyful blend of Spore and Supreme Commander, so I’m sold. (Read More)

Planetary Annihilation Early Access Now Available On Steam

June 13th - via:
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Planetary Annihilation alpha hosts over 7000 players in its first extended weekend

June 11th - via:
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