Category Archives: Ara: History Untold

Ara: History Untold – first gameplay and release date

By | June 12, 2024

During the XBOX Game showcase we got the first footage of Ara gameplay! The release date was also announced, September 24 2024. If you want to discuss this video with us, then join us here.

Ara: History Untold – Technical alpha coming

By | June 4, 2024

The devs of Ara: History Untold have released a blog post announcing that a new technical alpha version of their game will be coming in June. To be selected for the alpha you need to sign up for the insider program and go through a survey, where the devs are interested to know which games you play. For… Read More »

Ara: History Untold: Dev Q&A April 2024

By | April 12, 2024

In March we had the first dev Q&A for Ara: History Untold, and now we get this second. In this Q&A the devs talk about weird rivers, the abilities of the leaders which are a mix between Civ3/4 and Civ5/6, how the AI is built, and more. Check the video out, and discuss it with us here.

Ara: History Untold: Dev Diary, Ep. 18 – Scouts

By | March 27, 2024

And we are now at the 16th dev diary for Ara: History Untold.This time the devs talk about scouts and exploration. They are apparently busy with finishing the game, the dev diaries are therefore a bit shorter. This dev diary also tells us mostly some of what you expect, that there is wildlife, that you can find resources,… Read More »

Ara: History Untold: Dev Q&A March 204

By | March 19, 2024

After many dev diaries for Ara: History Untold we now get the first Q&A. In this Q&A the devs talk about which platforms Ara will be released on, if you can change from simultaneous turns to real turn-based turns, the long path to get map sizes right, and much more. Check the video out, and discuss it with… Read More »

Explorminate: The Top 4X Games of 2024(X)

By | February 28, 2024

Explorminate has published a new videos, about the best 4X games to be expected.They start with how the 90s with Civ2 and MoO was the golden age of 4X, although 2023 also had a ton of good games, including the expansions for Old World and Humankind, GalCiv4, Spellforce and others. They then follow-up with the 5 most interesting… Read More »

Polycast episode 428: “Freedom?”

By | February 18, 2024

The four-hundred-and-twenty-eighth episode of PolyCast, “Freedom?” is now available on streaming on YouTube. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus. Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News– 00h01m54s | Ara History Untold game overview– 00h21m23s | Ara History Untold dev diary: “the 6Xs”– 00h34m54s | January 2024 Challenge of the Month: Robot Revolution… Read More »

Ara: History Untold: Dev Diary, Ep. 16 – Art overview

By | February 1, 2024

And we are now at the 16th dev diary for Ara: History Untold.This time the devs talk about gaming the art in the game. They talk about how to choose the style for a game, how to properly represent cultures and how they try to give a customized style for each new play of the game. Check it… Read More »