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Lost Eidolons: Veil of the Witch Preview - Strategy Strikes Again

Last year's Lost Eidolons was an exceptional take on the turn-based tactics genre. It took what I loved most from games like Fire Emblem and XCOM and put forth a truly admirable spin on the genre. So…

September 7, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Rayman DLC for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Gets Release Date & New Trailer

Ubisoft is bringing Rayman back as a DLC for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, and a release date has been announced.  The DLC is titled Rayman and the Phantom Show and it will release exclusively for…

August 1, 2023 | 12:44 EDT

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Total War: Pharaoh Gets New Trailer Introducing Ramesses the Paragon

Today Creative Assembly released a new trailer of its upcoming Total War strategy game Total War: Pharaoh.  The trailer focuses on Ramesses, Egypt's "warrior pharaoh" and leader of one of the…

June 12, 2023 | 11:17 EDT

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Age of Wonders 4 Reveals Dragon Dawn DLC Release Date, Pricing, & Details

Paradox Interactive and Triumph Studios revealed the release date and plenty of details about the first DLC coming to Age of Wonders 4, "Dragon Dawn." The DLC will release for PC, PS5, and Xbox…

June 8, 2023 | 09:34 EDT

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Front Mission 2: Remake for Nintendo Switch Delayed to Q3 2023

Today Forever Entertainment announced a delay of its upcoming remake of Square Enix's mecha game Front Mission 2.  The game was supposed to release for Nintendo Switch on June 12, but looks like the…

May 26, 2023 | 01:34 EDT

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Age Of Wonders 4 Sales Hit 250k In Just Four Days

Age of Wonders 4 sales managed to reach 250,000 in just four days, according to new data revealed by publisher Paradox Interactive. This figure makes the fourth major installment in the Age of…

May 9, 2023 | 09:30 EDT

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Age of Wonders 4 Review

Nine years have passed since the release of Age of Wonders III, and in the meanwhile, a lot has happened. Developer Triumph Studios has been acquired by the strategy giants at Paradox Interactive and…

April 27, 2023 | 09:45 EDT

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N64 Favorite Pokemon Stadium Comes to Nintendo Switch Online

One of the Pokemon series' most coveted titles -- as well as a Nintendo 64 staple -- is coming to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service very soon. Get ready to conquer gyms and other…

April 3, 2023 | 09:42 EDT

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Inkulinati Gets Major Update St. Francis and Friends

The medieval turn-based strategy game by Yaza Games, Inkulinati, has received its very first major update today. Titled St. Francis and Friends, players will see more content added than they know…

March 13, 2023 | 06:10 EDT

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Paradox Teases New The Sims-Like Game; Announces DLC for Crusader Kings 3, Europa Universalis IV, & More

Today, during the Paradox Announcement Show, the publisher had several news to share about its games and their expansions.  On top of Cities: Skylines II by Colossal Order and The Lamplighters…

March 6, 2023 | 12:40 EST

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The Lamplighters League Announced for PC and Xbox by BattleTech Developer & Paradox

Today, during the Paradox Announcement Show, Harebrained Schemes announced its brand new game The Lamplighters League and the Tower at the End of the World. The game is a stylish pulp tactical turn-…

March 6, 2023 | 12:10 EST

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Age of Wonders 4 Premium Content and Expansion Pass Revealed

The developers at Triumph Studios have announced that Age of Wonders 4 premium content and an expansion pass are coming, even though the game is still two months from release.  Though the game is…

March 2, 2023 | 02:21 EST

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Age of Wonders 4 Preview - One More Turn (Fantasy Style)

Just a few weeks ago, Paradox Interactive and Triumph Studios announced Age of Wonders 4, the next chapter of the veteran fantasy take on the Civilization formula, and I've been spending quite a lot…

March 2, 2023 | 02:00 EST

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XCOM Creative Director To Leave Firaxis After 23 Years

After 23 years with Firaxis, Marvel's Midnight Suns and XCOM creative director Jake Solomon has announced he's leaving the company. Solomon says he's "loved" designing the tactical turn-based games…

February 17, 2023 | 09:29 EST

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Songs Of Conquest Roadmap Promises New Campaigns And More

Lavapotion has revealed its 2023 Songs of Conquest roadmap, which looks ahead to what's coming in the turn-based strategy RPG this year. A full release has been penciled in for the third quarter of …

January 23, 2023 | 10:54 EST

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Mahokenshi Review

The rise in popularity of 3D-based strategy card games is no secret. They’ve wormed their way into a variety of genres and storied franchises to the point that they’re almost expected. With…

January 24, 2023 | 09:00 EST

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Age of Wonders 4

Explore the newest magical realm to enter Age of Wonders 4, and build the empire of your wildest dreams.  Powerful wizards have made their way into our realm to regain control over the human race…

January 19, 2023 | 06:23 EST

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Age of Wonders 4 Announced for PC, PS5, & Xbox With Release Date, Details, & Gameplay

Today Paradox Interactive announced a game that will likely please fans of the turn-based strategy and empire-building genres, Age of Wonders 4.  Of course, the game is developed by the series'…

January 19, 2023 | 01:08 EST

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Power Chord Rocking Its Way To Steam Later This Month

Get ready to rock hard and slay demons with your custom deck, as the upcoming title Power Chord is heading to Steam in late January 2023.  We were able to preview the game back in October of 2021,…

January 5, 2023 | 05:22 EST

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We Are The Caretakers Is A Grand Strategy RPG Coming Next Week

After over a year and a half of Early Access, We Are The Caretakers, a 3D grand strategy RPG title set in a post-apocalyptic afrofuturist world, is launching on January 6th for PC and Xbox Series X|S…

December 29, 2022 | 11:13 EST

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Hard West 2

Hard West 2 is a turn-based strategy RPG set in the dark heart of the Wild West. Gin Carter is an outlaw on the hunt for his next big score, leading to him organising a heist on the fabled "Ghost…

December 28, 2022 | 11:21 EST

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Moonbreaker Gets Mysterious New Map And More

The second content update for Moonbreaker, Astra's Story, is now live. It's bringing a whole new map with more Cholek culture to discover, as well as more audio content in the form of a third Tales…

December 2, 2022 | 10:57 EST

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Fire Emblem Engage Story Trailer Shows Off Evil Emblems

A new Fire Emblem Engage story trailer has been revealed, setting up the narrative for the game ahead of its January release. You're on the hunt for twelve rings, which give you the power to summon…

November 16, 2022 | 09:33 EST

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Blood Bowl 3 Release Date Now Set For 2023

We now have a concrete Blood Bowl 3 release date, but there's also some bad news if you're a fan of the Warhammer fantasy sports franchise. The game is landing on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox next year…

November 3, 2022 | 10:43 EDT

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Front Mission 1st: Remake Release Date Revealed

Square Enix and Forever Entertainment have announced the Front Mission 1st: Remake release date. The upcoming mech tactics game will launch for Nintendo Switch on November 30th, and we'll get more…

November 2, 2022 | 10:27 EDT

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Listening to the people: Moonbreaker Microtransactions removed

It has been revealed that the developers of Moonbreaker will be removing microtransactions from their newly released game. This along with the complete overhaul of their business model comes after a…

October 26, 2022 | 04:14 EDT

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Inkulinati is Strategic, Stylish, and Pretty Darn Complicated

They do say that the pen is mightier than the sword - and in the case of Inkulinati, that concept is pretty literal. The turn-based strategy game adds small roguelite-esque elements as you move from…

October 10, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Clash Quest To Shut Down In September

Mobile giant Supercell has announced it is to shut down its turn-based battler Clash Quest next month, even though it never technically launched in full. The team says the game didn't meet its…

August 17, 2022 | 10:04 EDT

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Metal Slug Tactics Delayed Until 2023

Today is a sad day for Metal Slug fans, as Dotemu has just announced a Metal Slug Tactics delay, pushing the highly anticipated upcoming turn-based strategy game back to 2023. Obviously this is not…

August 11, 2022 | 10:07 EDT

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Hard West 2 Review

If stories and advertising are to be believed, the Old West was not an easy place to live. Whether you were just trying to make a living or roaming the wilderness, it's apparent that only the…

August 5, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Hard West 2 Release Date Moseys On Down This August

We now have a Hard West 2 release date. The cowboy turn-based tactics game is headed to PC via GOG and Steam next month, and it's bringing plenty of spooky, weird strategy action with it, so saddle…

July 21, 2022 | 11:57 EDT

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Warhammer Reveals A New RPG In Rogue Trader

Warhammer is a company with games covering all sorts of formats, and they're looking to claim another one. Right off the heels of the 2022 Warhammer Skulls Showcase, the developers over at Owlcat are…

June 1, 2022 | 04:12 EDT

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Songs of Conquest Could Dominate the Strategy Genre

It's been three years since the strategy title Songs of Conquest was revealed at the PC Gaming Show in 2019. I remember being there in person, getting a brief look at this game's trailer. Of all the…

May 10, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Hard West 2 Beta Now Available on Steam

The Hard West 2 beta is now available on Steam, and will be available until June 5th, 2022. The Hard West 2 beta will include a "small snippet form the game's full campaign" and also introduces some…

May 6, 2022 | 11:32 EDT

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Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope

Players will be able to team up with a roster of nine characters such as Mario, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, Rabbid Mario, and newcomers such as Rabbid Rosalina in Mario…

January 17, 2022 | 09:52 EST

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Metal Slug Tactics

Metal Slug Tactics is the latest entry in the long-running Metal Slug series. This time around things are a little bit different from the traditional run'n'gun formula that Metal Slug fans know and…

January 17, 2022 | 09:51 EST

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Songs of Conquest

Songs of Conquest is a turn-based strategy title that tries to emulate classics in the genre such as Might and Magic.  Play as one of four factions across two in-game campaigns, or battle it out…

January 17, 2022 | 09:50 EST

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Power Chord

Get ready to shred some guitar against demonic hordes in Power Chord, a brand new roguelike from indie developer Big Blue Bubble.  In Power Chord, you build a team of characters who must literally…

October 25, 2021 | 08:51 EDT


Power Chord is a Neverending Battle Against Monstrous Musicians

Can you rock out harder than a demon can? Power Chord is a roguelike deck-builder that invites you to rock on, rage against your foes, and land right back where you started when it's all over. You'll…

October 21, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Trailer Revealed

Yes, the leaks were confirmed this afternoon at E3 2021's Ubisoft Forward presentation. A brand new Mario + Rabbids sequel is on its way with some big and bold additions. The trailer for Mario +…

June 12, 2021 | 04:14 EDT

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Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars

Enter the dark and gothic world of Nemire, as you take control of one of three warring vampire clans for dominance of the land.  Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars is a turn-based strategy game with card…

September 8, 2020 | 11:08 EDT

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CastleStorm 2 Release Date Delayed to Fall 2020

Bad news for fans of tower defense games: the Castle Storm 2 release date has been pushed back to Fall 2020. If you're not yet familiar with CastleStorm 2, check out the Release Date Trailer to get…

July 24, 2020 | 01:49 EDT

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CastleStorm 2 Trailer Shows New Release Date

Goes to show that you don't need to deliver Monty Python references all that well in order to sell a sequel. CastleStorm 2's trailer shows off a hoard of new characters and factions, and multiple new…

June 13, 2020 | 10:20 EDT

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CastleStorm 2

Command and Clobber your foes with the return of the CastleStorm series. CastleStorm II continues the chaotic blend of turn-based strategy and tower-defense action. Storm the gates of your enemies…

September 5, 2020 | 12:37 EDT

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The Chaotic Fun of CastleStorm 2

Developer Zen Studios is probably best known for its contributions to virtual Pinball, but the team has a decent catalog of titles across multiple systems. One is CastleStorm, a weird mix of turn-…

May 20, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Fort Triumph

Fort Triumph is a fantasy turn-based strategy game that combines the turn-based combat of XCOM with the world exploration of Heroes of Might and Magic. Recruit and lead bands of heroes, each with…

April 14, 2020 | 08:16 EDT

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Fort Triumph Review

When you think about squad-based strategy games, oftentimes you think of modern times or the future. We've had our share of fighting aliens in XCOM and Phoenix Point, but why not a more fantastical…

April 16, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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Ruined King: A League of Legends Story

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is a game that takes place in the universe of the famous MOBA League of Legends. The city of Bilgewater and the Shadow Isles are ready to be explored by you in…

January 13, 2020 | 10:24 EST