Single Player Save/Load first pass!
Hey all! Over the last month, we’ve been pushing on getting save/load working in the single player side of PA. We’ve also done tons of balance tweaks based on feedback... Read more
Update on Kickstarter and Cosmic Limited Edition Fulfillment
We have not shipped the physical rewards yet as some of the items are still in production.
Items have been ordered, but many are still in production. We are as... Read more
Submarines and Interplanetary Fighters!
Hey all! We've been working hard to get a full balance pass in place over January. You'll notice there have been a huge amount of changes based on feedback we've... Read more
Unit Cannon update is live!
Our new update is live! Starting today you can push entirely new invasion strategies against your foes with the Unit... Read more
1v1 Competitive Update is live!
Build 75539 is live!
Leaderboards are live! Starting now you can see where you stack against the world. Work your way up, and take the number 1 Uber spot!
We’re... Read more
Kickstarter Rewards Fulfillment Update
The Rewards Fulfillment Department has another update to its fulfillment progress chart. And, yeah, this one has some news: delivery estimates are now Winter.
So, what's up? The manufacturing run... Read more
Ranked 1v1 Is Coming To Planetary Annihilation
If you've been following the forums, you may already know this ... but, ranked 1v1 matchmaking and ranked tiers are coming to Planetary Annihilation at the end of... Read more
An Introduction To Uber's New Director of Production, Focusing on PA
It's time for an introduction. Guys, meet Jeremy Ables. He's Uber Entertainment's new Director of Production focusing on Planetary Annihilation. He's worked on tons of games in his career, including... Read more
Offline Play Is Coming This October 9
Online? Offline? However you want to play Planetary Annihilation, it's your choice. Starting this week, you can take your battles completely offline.
We're happy to announce the release of the... Read more
A Note To Planetary Annihilation Fans About Human Resources
tl;dr: today, we announced a new Kickstarter for a strategy game. Plans for Planetary Annihilation’s development will be unaffected. Human Resources’ team is a separate team.
Today, we busted out... Read more
New Planetary Annihilation Update Released
Starting now, Planetary Annihilation will allow you to flash some fancy cheevos and trading cards if you exhibit the intensity and ability to earn them. Welcome to our latest update,... Read more
Rewards Fulfillment Progress!
Things are heating up over here in our Rewards Fulfillment Department. Today, we’re stoked to present you with this: a rolling (read: updated) graph of where we are in the... Read more
How To Convert Your Game Key To A Steam Key
If you're looking to convert your game key into a Steam key faster, we've got a great solution for you. Starting right now, you can automatically generate a Steam key... Read more
How To Claim Your Planetary Annihilation Key
All backers of Planetary Annihilation have had access to the game since the debut of beta. Here's how to get your game key, if you're wondering:
- Go to the... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Has Officially Launched
You can now download the full game on Steam, Humble Bundle, Origin, or through the Uber launcher.
For those... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Launches On September 5
Today, we're proud to announce that Planetary Annihilation will officially release on September 5.
The launch edition of the game includes a number of upgrades, including enhancements to both... Read more
Uber Entertainment Heading To PAX Prime!
Buckle up: Uber Entertainment is heading PAX Prime 2014 on August 29-September 1 — and its taking Planetary Annihilation with it.
This year, we’ll be in BOOTH #3209 and showing... Read more
Uber Weekly Update - August 13, 2014
Years ago, we opened our studio and embarked on a journey.
With some help from our fans and friends we started making Planetary Annihilation. It began with a foundation. Only... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Now $29.99
Permanent price drops like this one have always... Read more
Get Your First Look At The Planetary Annihilation Miniatures
Last week we shared some details on t-shirts. This week we wanted to give you a sneak peek at the Planetary Annihilation miniature set, which we'll be dishing out to... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Weekly Update - August 5, 2014
Mornings in Seattle are often cool and cloudy. If you’re lucky, can catch a stray strand of sun that somehow manages to fall through the sky, but that isn’t typical.... Read more
Oh, Hey, T-Shirts!
One mission (almost) complete.
Between dropping major new versions of Planetary Annihilation that have greatly improved the overall experience and iterating on [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] in the upcoming launch build... Read more
Weekly Update - July, 28 2014
Consider your latest skirmish in Planetary Annihilation an appetizer. The feverish, mind meltingly huge battle was just a sample, a tease of what’s to come. The latest build, as we... Read more
Uber Weekly Update - July 21, 2014
There’s a new kind of excitement worming its way through the studio, its warm tendrils slowly latching on to every single member of the team. We’re embracing the embrace; in... Read more
The Second Round of Cloak And Danger Starts Now!
Hit this Twitch link! The second week of Cloak and Danger has begun. Today’s events include a total of three free-for-alls with dynamic alliances turned on. Last week was filled... Read more
The First Round Of Cloak And Danger Is LIVE!
Sit down, buckle up, and hit this Twitch link. The first day of Cloak and Danger, the second official Planetary Annihilation tournament, has started. Today's events include a total of... Read more
Announcing Cloak And Danger, The Next Official Planetary Annihilation Tournament
Sixteen of the most dangerous Planetary Annihilation players are about to square off in a legendary tournament full of suspicion, intrigue, and treachery.
Uber Entertainment is proud to announce Cloak... Read more
Planetary Annihilation: Early Access Edition Hits Retail
We've got a special announcement to share today: Planetary Annihilation is now available in stores across the world.
As part of our partnership with Nordic Games, we've released a boxed... Read more
The Planetary Annihilation Soundtrack Has Arrived
Strap in. Planetary Annihilation's epic orchestral soundtrack is now available to download -- and, of course, it's free to all of our dear supporters.
Planetary Annihilation's original score was mixed... Read more
Weekly Update: Combat Balance, Mods, And The Galactic War
Two designers walk into a conference room. This isn't a setup for a hilariousvideo game development joke. This is a Tuesday at Uber Entertainment, and these two designers are... Read more
Weekly Update: Galactic War Present And Future
Last week was a big one. On May 22, we unleashed Galactic War, Planetary Annihilation's single-player experience. Since the opening hours of its launch, many of you have annihilated and... Read more
The Galactic War Begins!
We’re so, so stoked to say this: today, we’re releasing the first iteration of Galactic War, Planetary Annihilation’s single-player experience. Available now as a free update, Galactic War tasks you with... Read more
Weekly Update: Calm Before The Storm
Beautiful, isn’t it? Planetary Annihilation is a game about explosions, conquering, and asteroids on terrifying collision courses. The game takes everything to the next level: army sizes, map sizes, commands,... Read more
Weekly Update: Big Week, Big Noise
The Pit is the colorful name we call the open floor area where most of Uber Entertainment’s programmers, engineers, and artists sit. Bodies and desks are packed together, purposefully, in... Read more
Fires! PTE! Balance! Oh My!
If you walk into our office through the secret entrance, the first person you’d see is Tim. He’s making new decals. In development lingo, he’s doing “dec work.” Basically, he... Read more
We're Streaming Tomorrow!
Earlier this week, we busted out a turbo-huge update to Planetary Annihilation that not only introduced some fantastic new balance tweaks, but also added friends lists, instant messaging, replays, and... Read more
Planetary Annihilation MEGA Update: Friends Lists, Messaging, Replays, And More!
Watch Battle of the Beasts Live! Right Now!
It’s on! Battle of the Beasts, Planetary Annihilation’s first official tournament, is going down right now! Go watch some of Planetary Annihilation’s baddest, beastliest SPACE WARRIORS duke it out for... Read more
Announcing Planetary Annihilation's First Official Tournament, Battle of the Beasts
A handful of the BEASTLIEST teams in Planetary Annihilation are about to square off for eternal glory — and an epic prize.
Uber Entertainment is excited to announce BATTLE OF... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Update Goes Live, Enters Gamma Phase Of Development!
In alpha, we introduced you to Planetary Annihilation. In beta, we gave you big, epic moments. During the gamma phase of development, we'll give you brand new ways to play... Read more
Gamma Release Livestream: Join Us This Thursday And Friday To See Gamma In Action!
Stoked about the launch of Planetary Annihilation’s gamma on February 27? We sure are. And in celebration of this update (and phase of development) we’ll be doing two different livestreams... Read more
Gamma Feature Reveal: Replays, Alliances, Multi-Planet Spawns, And More!
Planetary Annihilation has always been about incredible scale and features that let you make entire solar systems your playground. We’re going to push on this idea even harder in the... Read more
Gamma Feature Reveal: Friends, Chat, Browsing, And More!
The upcoming gamma phase of Planetary Annihilation is all about you and your friends. We’ll be rolling out a ton of features over the course of development that’ll make it... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Gamma Starts February 27
We’ve got some incredible news to share with you guys. In a few short days, we’re releasing an update to our next-generation RTS Planetary Annihilation. This update marks the start... Read more
A New Update Is Out! Unit Formations, New Orbital Play, And Much More!
Buckle up — we just blasted out an enormous update to Planetary Annihilation. Like, massive-huge. A massive-big-enormous-huge update that (a) expanded the core game’s feature set and (b) added new... Read more
Here's An Archived Version Of Today's Livestream!
Missed today's stream? No problem! We have an archived version that's available to watch whenever you are. Just check out the embedded video below:
Today's stream covered a lot... Read more
We're Doing A Livestream And Talking About The Latest Update Today!
Hey, guys! We’ve got a lot of great news to share. Yesterday, we released a HUGE update to Planetary Annihilation that not only changed the way the game feels, but... Read more
Hey, We're Streaming Our Playtests!
If you’ve been especially plugged into Planetary Annihilation’s forums and social media over the last couple of days, you’ve probably noticed that we’re doing something really exciting: we’re starting to... Read more
2014 Update News And Custom Commanders!
2014 is going to be a great year for us and for Planetary Annihilation. We’ve got a ton of massive features on deck. Soon, you’ll be able to send your... Read more
Happy Holidays! Planetary Annihilation Available As Part Of The Steam Holiday Sale!
When we think about the holidays, we think about snow. And candy. And John McClane.
Also, we think about sweet, sweet celestial obliteration because, really, nothing spreads the kind of... Read more
Lore! Faction 3 Reveal!
[Over the last couple of months, we've revealed two of the four known factions in Planetary Annihilation. This is the third faction reveal post. Each faction is led by a... Read more
Details On The Retail Release Of Planetary Annihilation And An Upcoming Update Tease!
Some of you may have already seen the news this morning, but just in case: we're teaming up with Nordic Games for the retail (read: boxed) distribution of Planetary Annihilation.... Read more
New Update! Interplanetary Nukes, New Orbital Camera, And More!
It's been a super busy couple of weeks for the Planetary Annihilation team over here at Uber Entertainment. And today, we've got a brand new build of the game to... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Now Coming When It's Done
In order to deliver the best possible experience to our current and future players, we're postponing the estimated release of Planetary Annihilation to ... when it's done.
That means Planetary... Read more
Fall. A Great Time To Livestream, Too!
Fall is indeed a wonderful time to smash some planets. It's also an awesome time to curl up with your computer and watch another Uber livestream.
This afternoon, a solid... Read more
Fall. The Planet Smashing Season.
A new Planetary Annihilation sale is here! Planetary Annihilation is being featured in the Steam Autumn Sale. Starting now, people can grab PA at $44.99 instead of its usual $59.99.... Read more
Note To Folks Who Haven't Received Access Yet
A crucial part to receiving a beta code (and rewards) is finalizing your backer pledge with us. An order has to be finalized before it becomes visible in our account... Read more
Beta Invite Update! Also, Game Update!
We’ve got a wee bit of news to share, as you head into Saturday and Sunday.
First up: if you’re not smashing planets this weekend, you’re doing it wrong. As... Read more
You're In! Come Smash Some Planets With Us, Backers!
Over the last three weeks, the entire Planetary Annihilation team has been laser-focused on two goals: chipping away at instability and piledriving performance issues. We’ve chased down and fixed edge... Read more
Game Update: AI Is Now Bigger, Badder, And ... Scalable!
"That was the AI!" is becoming a more and more common exclamation in the office during play tests. Usually, this cry is followed by Mike laughing gleefully, as his creations... Read more
Faction Update: Faction 2 Name And Leader
Creating a universe is hard. Naming the stuff we’ve put in it is a challenge, too.
After a couple of weeks, hundreds of posts, four polls, some head-scratching, and oodles... Read more
Another Game Update!
Things at Uber Entertainment have been going well over the last few weeks. Behind the scenes, we've been doing a ton of planning and scheduling for the retail release of... Read more
Lore Update: New Faction #2 Name Poll
Hi, all! Our second lore reveal generated quite a bit of discussion, especially on the subject on the Commander’s name and overall faction’s name. While both polls had clear victors,... Read more
Settling the Score, Orchestrally
Over a year ago, Uber Entertainment and a bunch of awesome fans teamed up to make Planetary Annihilation a reality. Around the studio, staff still describe the outpouring of support... Read more
A new Commander! Nastier AI! Cheaper engines! A tutorial! The latest update to Planetary Annihilation adds a ton of new features. Also, we've included a lot of cool optimizations and... Read more
Lore Reveal: New Faction, New Leader, New Symbol ... And You
Not long ago, we welcomed you to the universe of Planetary Annihilation with a short story about Invictus of Legonis Machina’s awakening. Like all Commanders, Invictus is a scarred war... Read more
Planetary Annihilation Livestream - October 11
If you're ever wondering what we're up to between big updates, our livestreams are a great place to get an answer. This week, Uber Entertainment's Steve Smith gives folks an early look... Read more
Lore! Faction 1 Poll Reveal!
A couple of weeks ago, we shared a bunch of information about Planetary Annihilation’s lore. We also gave our lovely backers the opportunity to help us name the first of... Read more
Today's Update Packs A Punch!
The update train isn’t pulling into the station just yet. Today’s update to Planetary Annihilation is what we liked to call “a doozy” in the biz.* Optimizations, tweaks, AI fixes:... Read more
Join Us For Another Livestream This Friday!
Strap in, Founding Commanders! It's almost time for another Planetary Annihilation livestream!
Come join us this Friday at 1PM PST to see some more hot (and explode-filled) Planetary Annihilation action.... Read more
We did it! As planned, we were able to push out a new build of Planetary Annihilation every day this week. The goal was to smooth out a lot of... Read more
Patches! Coming To A PA Near You Soon!
Wow! Thanks for all the kind words and stories you've shared with us and others over the last couple of days. It's humbling and inspiring to hear about your intense... Read more
It’s been pretty busy around here since our last update. Like, busy-busy. Wicked busy, even. But, now we’re taking a breather because we’ve got some great news to celebrate: beta... Read more
Lore Reveal: Factions, Leaders, Universe … And Backers
The march towards the beta’s release on September 26 has been going well. Heads are down and folks are pounding out line after line of code, preparing an overall release... Read more
Beta Release Date
We've got some awesome news to share this afternoon: beta begins on September 26, 2013.
In just a few weeks, you'll be able to smash planets and wage war on... Read more
End of Summer Update
It’s been an incredible last few months for us. Work on both Planetary Annihilation’s alpha and beta builds have been going about as smoothly as video game development tends to... Read more
Alpha Halfway Point
It's the middle of July, and the Alpha is going strong. We released a new build today that released a lot of the underpinnings that will be needed for interplanetary... Read more
Alpha Week 3, Mac and Win 32, Linux going strong!
We have released approximately 11 builds in the just over two weeks Alpha has been going now, and in that time, we've seen a lot of features come online, performance... Read more
PA Alpha Weekend One
We had a pretty amazing first weekend of alpha for Planetary Annihilation. Since the first few keys started trickling out last Wednesday, til early on Saturday when every current key... Read more
Alpha Rollout Has Started
As is clear from the buzz around twitter, reddit, our forums, and elsewhere, people already know the alpha is starting to get out to people. We started sending out the... Read more
Project Update: Dates and Steam
Hey Everyone! As many of you may have seen last Friday during our LiveStream, we made some big announcements, and had another good Q&A session, complete with on the fly... Read more
Combat Livestream, May 3rd, 2013
Hey all, if you missed it, the LiveStream is up!
Watch to see lots of units blowing up, commanders exploding, and some other announcements!... Read more
Alpha Information and Game Client Demo
Hey all -
As you may have already seen, we had a great livestream yesterday! People seemed to love the demonstration, and clearly, loved hearing that we have a window... Read more
LiveStream April 19th
This Friday: Live Game Client Demonstration LiveStream for Planetary Annihilation
Details: Friday, April 19th, at 13:00 PDT (20:00 UTC)
We’ll be showing a live, in-engine demonstration of the game... Read more
Planetary Biome Concepts
As the name implies, there is artwork in this post. Awesome artwork.
A couple orders of business though:
- Update your mailing address here if you have moved or... Read more
In-Engine Tech Demos
Hello Planetary Annihilation backers!
As we continue to the march toward Alpha, more and more awesome stuff is starting to make it’s way out. If you missed our LiveStream on... Read more
Planetary Annihilation: The Website
Hey all, we have a brand new, big update #21 for you, which also happens to be official blog post entry #1!
We just relaunched our website, and we're starting... Read more
Meet the Delta Commander
Hello again, all!
As we move ever closer to showing some in engine video, we have lots of other great things in the works. In addition to making more cool... Read more
Happy New Year!
A quick update for everyone. We are working on a major update, but in the meantime here’s some teasers of what we’re working on.
Many of you may have already... Read more
Announcing the Theta Commander!
As we start to head into the holiday season, we have an early present for all our backers! As part of our pre-order campaign, we announced the new Theta Commander.... Read more
This is a short announcement to let you all know that every fulfillment email has been sent. If you haven’t gotten yours yet, check your spam filters please!... Read more
That’s no moon!
Greetings all, some updates for the news deprived!
First update, we’re a little less than half way through emailing everyone their link to the fulfillment website. We know a lot... Read more
Fulfillment mails are starting to go out
The day has come, and the first batches of email are going out inviting people to go to the fulfillment site to finalize their backing information and provide... Read more
A match made in metal and fulfillment updates
Hello again Backers!
The fulfillment site is making good progress, and the first test mails have gone out to make sure that everything is working smoothly. Over the coming weeks,... Read more
The Kickstarter finalization process is complete! We are still working on the fulfillment site. Getting this finalized data is an important part of that process. We're shooting for... Read more
Reward Delivery Q&A
A huge thank you again to everyone that helped us reach our goal. On Friday we took a big, collective exhale once the project completed and our goals... Read more
The final 24 hours- A New Reward Tier, The Key, New Shirts, and an invite to the Final Countdown
It’s been a constant swell of excitement over the past few weeks, with each day bringing up a new set of passionate backers from all over the world;... Read more
Some helpful information about Rewards
UPDATED SEPT 13, 3:00 PM PST: Added info for new $140 Digital Only Tier, new Add-ons
It's amazing to think we are about 40 hours away from finishing... Read more
The final mile of the Kickstarter marathon!
It has been an amazing ride over the last month! We’ve heard you loud and clear and added many interesting elements to the game design with your help.... Read more
Hello again Kickstarters!
We are now in the final stretch of what has been an amazing run. You’ve already empowered us to start the next leg of this journey and... Read more
New Reward Tiers and T-shirt designs
Thank you again for all the continued support! We're really excited at the positive response to our current stretch goals. Before revealing our next stretch goal we want... Read more
New Add-ons, Stretch Goals, Commander Concepts
UPDATED 6:03 PM PST: Clarified minimum requirements for add-ons
In honor of reaching the $1M milestone we are adding a few things to the $95+ tier and revealing... Read more
PRIMARY GOAL ACHIEVED!
Thank you for all the support!
What an incredible run so far! And there's so much more ahead. Stay tuned as we unveil new stretch goals soon.
Our first video update (stretch goals + Q&A) and pledge stats!
Thanks again for all the community feedback and support. There's been a lot of discussion around our stretch goals, so we thought we'd make for you a video... Read more
Add-ons and Stretch Goals!
Updated 4:50 PM PST: Clarified minimum requirements for add-ons.
Thanks again to everyone who has supported us so far! The progress has been great and the whole experience... Read more
Linux Support Confirmed!
You spoke, we listened; Linux support is confirmed. This is not a stretch goal. We are supporting it right out of the gate.
What a great first day everyone! Nearly 250k in just 24 hours. We're very proud and humbled by the overwhelmingly positive response. We have a long way to... Read more