Tempest Rising Is An Upcoming Love Letter To ’90s RTS Games

The classic real-time strategy genre is long overdue a return, and 3D Realms is taking up the challenge, with the upcoming Tempest Rising, which is a love letter to the classic RTS games of the ’90s. RTS was once a huge genre, as it allowed players to lead armies and forge epic empires on the hardware of yesteryear, yet it has fallen out of favor in comparison to MOBAs and turn-based strategy titles.
Tempest Rising is inspired by series like Command & Conquer and Starcraft, where players gather resources, recruit troops, build up their defenses, purchase upgrades, and battle …