Browsing posts tagged: Military Sci-fi
Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many

Prior to the terror-filled times of the Long War the seemingly endless struggle against the Undine, a paranoid, shape-shifting race once known only as Species 8472 enemy sleeper agents quietly penetrated every echelon of Federation society, as well as other starfaring civilizations throughout the Alpha and Beta quadrants. The ensuing conflict shook humanity to its […]

Horizon Wars

Beyond today’s horizons lie uncountable wars still to be fought by mankind – on battlefields, against foes, and with weapons that can only be imagined. With Horizon Wars, wargamers can bring these future conflicts to the tabletop, no matter their exact vision of the future of warfare. Combining the feel of real-world combat and tactics […]

Steampunk Soldiers

Between 1887 and 1895, the British art student Miles Vandercroft travelled around the world, sketching and painting the soldiers of the countries through which he passed. In this age of dramatic technological advancement, Vandercroft was fascinated by how the rise of steam technology at the start of the American Civil War had transformed warfare and […]

Starcraft II: Flashpoint

The explosive novel based on the eagerly anticipated StarCraft II video game expansion, Heart of the Swarm!The sinister zerg leader no longer commands her legions of bloodthirsty aliens against the humans of the Koprulu sector, all thanks to the combined courage and tenacity of Jim Raynor, General Horace Warfield, and a mismatched team of Dominion […]

StarCraft II: Devils‘ Due

It was at times like this that Jim Raynor, former marine lance corporal, proud citizen of the Confederacy and erstwhile farm boy, felt most alive. At the speed at which he was urging the vulture, the wind cooled his face so that the oppressive heat vanished. He felt like a wolf hunting down prey, except […]

StarCraft II: Heaven’s Devils

For the poor, hardworking citizens of the Confederacy’s fringe worlds, the Guild Wars have exacted a huge toll. Swayed by the promise of financial rewards, a new batch of recruits joins the fight alongside a slew of mysteriously docile criminals and a few dubious military leaders. Eighteen-year-old Jim Raynor, full of testosterone and eager to […]

War of the Worlds

On one terrible night in August 1895, the world changed forever. Grey metal cylinders, launched from Mars andhurtled through space, came crashing down in southern England. The next 15 days were marked by courage and despair, hope and shock, defeat and fleeting victory as Queen Victoria’s army struggled to contain the terrible alien threat. The […]

Bug Hunts

They said there were no monsters. But there are.It is the 23rd Century. Across the cold void of space, alien monsters prey on humanity: infesting generation-ships, destroying colonies, and transforming humans into hosts for their foul spoor. From the insectoid hive-beasts of Klaatu, to the xenomorphic parasites of the outer rim, this book contains the […]

Resistance: A Hole in the Sky

The official prequel to the blockbuster videogame Resistance 3America. July 1953. In this official prequel to Resistance 3, prospects are not looking up for planet Earth or Lieutenant Joseph Capelli. With the Chimera invasion in full swing, America has crumbled under the fierce alien juggernaut, its defenses overrun, millions dead, the rest left to fend for […]

Homefront

HOME IS WHERE THE WAR IS   America may be reeling from endless recessions and crippling oil wars, but hack reporter Ben Walker never expected to see his homeland invaded and occupied by a reunified Korea now a formidable world power under Kim Jong-il’s dictator son. The enemy’s massive cyberattack is followed by the detonation […]