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Due Process Lets You Plan Your Siege Like John Madden

When I first played Rainbow Six Siege around release, it seemed like the type of game that would die on the vine. It has unique shooter mechanics and a dedication to…

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Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics Interview With Lead Designer Scott Lussier

While at PAX West this year myself and Travis Williams had the opportunity to talk with Scott Lussier from Hi-Rez Studios about Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics, a turn-based…

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XCOM Meets Cloak and Dagger in Phantom Doctrine

Phantom Doctrine by Creative Forge, the folks behind Hard West, is the game you’d get if you took XCOM, removed all of the alien and sci-fi bits, replaced them with 1980’s…

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All Walls Must Fall Early Access Impressions – The Club Can’t Even Handle Me

I can only imagine the boardroom at inbetweengames (a studio made up of 3 former YAGER veterans) during the development of All Walls Must Fall. I can see them with an…

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Old School Tactical Review – War Machine

Old School Tactial, designed by Shayne Logan, is big. Very big. The box is a surprisingly heavy, unwieldy rectangle. The counter sheets are crammed full of large German and Russian…

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SteamWorld Heist Getting DLC Missions Today

SteamWorld Heist is a turn based strategy game that was released at the very end of 2015 for the Nintendo 3DS. A distant sequel to SteamWorld Dig, and third entry…

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Need More of an XCOM Fix? Shock Tactics Might Have you Covered

Point Blank games, an indie studio based in Berlin, revealed their first project, Shock Tactics. “Shock Tactics is a single player turn-based sci-fi strategy game with tactical combat, exploration, squad…

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EGX Rezzed – Frozen Synapse 2

I never got to play the first Frozen Synapse, but the turn-based military tactics based gameplay has always intrigued me. The game always seemed very reminiscent of the pre-mission planning stages…

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Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest Review – Tale of Silas and Swords

Fire Emblem Fates is the first game in a renewed Fire Emblem franchise, with a publisher and developer confident in the property’s viability for the first time since it hit the…

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Xenonauts 2 Announced, Returns to the Cold War

With XCOM 2 releasing in just two days, there’s a lot of eyes on the turn-based tactics genre. So perhaps now is the best possible time for Goldhawk Interactive to announce Xenonauts 2, a…