Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation-DZTEAM | 9.94 GB Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is developed by Stardock Entertainment , Oxide Games and published by Stardock Entertainment. The human race has expanded into the galaxy thanks to the wonders of the technological singularity. You have become so powerful that you can manage vast armies across an entire world that provide you with an ever greater galactic empire. Now, humanity is under assault by a new enemy. Calling themselves the Substrate, they seek to annihilate the human race from existence. You, as an up and coming member of the Post-Human Coalition, must deal with both this new menace as well as renegade humans trying to lay claim to their own worlds.