Where has the time gone? It seems like it was just yesterday that RUL was turning 8. But alas, here we are. Another year older and another year wiser. As of today, Ready Up Live has been in existence for 9 whole years. And whether this is your first year celebrating RUL Day, your 9th time, or any number in between, we cannot begin to thank you enough for what you have helped us to create along the way.  [Read More]

September’s Games With Gold titles have been announced, and both Xbox One and Xbox 360 get some pretty parkour-y ones. Xbox One owners with an Xbox Live Gold account will get Earthlock: Festival of Magic and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China. Meanwhile, both 360 and One owners will get Forza Horizon and the original Mirror’s Edge.  [Read More]

Sid Meier’s Civilization was originally released in September of 1991. That means that 2016 is a a big year for the series, which is one of the best-know strategy games out there. Not only does Civilization VI release on October 21, but 2016 is also the twenty-fifth anniversary of the series. To commemorate the occasion, the Civilization VI “25th Anniversary Edition” was recently announced.  [Read More]

Back in April of 2015, a charming little game called Hero Generations was released. Simple, yet deceptively complex, the top-down rouge/4X hybrid sent you on a quest to become as famous as you could be before your time was up. Each move you make takes a year off of your life, you need to acquire fame by performing quests throughout the world, before settling down and having a child. Your journey then starts anew, as the child of your previous hero. Today a remake was released, Hero Generations: ReGen.  [Read More]

If there’s something that every city-building sim needs, it’s the fear of colossal destruction looming over the player’s head. Cities: Skylines has never really had that. Until now. Winter is coming–sorry, the Natural Disasters expansion pack is coming this winter–and the only bridge out of town has been destroyed.  [Read More]

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to Halo 5 Company Battles! That’s where I grab the Halo Waypoint stats from Ready Up Live’s four Spartan Companies, and pit them against each other on the first and sixteenth of each month for some friendly competition. Don’t know the Spartan Companies? They’re RUL Actual, RUL Cobra, RUL Mako, and RUL Xeno! Now, without further ado, let us begin the battle. As always, we start with the plain ol’ stats:  [Read More]