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Raven nerfs two of Call of Duty: Warzone's most effective weapons in meta shake-up bid
Raven nerfs two of Call of Duty: Warzone's most effective weapons in meta shake-up bid
Raven Software has nerfed two of Call of Duty: Warzone's most effective weapons in a bid to shake up the battle royale's meta. In an update pushed live this afternoon, the developer nerfed the super popular AUG and FFAR 1. First up, the AUG - or as it's known in the patch notes, Cold War Tactical Rifle Charlie (quite why Call of Duty insists on using this nomenclature for its guns is beyond me). Read more
Review: Star Wars: Republic Commando - Not An Elegant Weapon, But Still A Blast
Review: Star Wars: Republic Commando - Not An Elegant Weapon, But Still A Blast
Super Troopers. A long time ago...well, in 2005, LucasArts took a bit of a risk and threw us all a curveball with a Star Wars offering that eschewed Jedis and lightsabers, the Force, epic dogfights and much of the fantastical heroics that fans expect from the series, in favour of a dark and gritty tactical take on everyone's favourite space opera.
V-Commandos, One Of My Favorite Board Games, Is Getting A Fancy Upgrade
V-Commandos, One Of My Favorite Board Games, Is Getting A Fancy Upgrade
I’ve written multiple times about V-Commandos on the site, a tactical WW2 stealth game made by some Ubisoft guys that is very good.
Lost Eidolons A Turn-Based Tactical RPG Announced for Consoles and PC
Lost Eidolons A Turn-Based Tactical RPG Announced for Consoles and PC
The post Lost Eidolons A Turn-Based Tactical RPG Announced for Consoles and PC appeared first on Fextralife. Lost Eidolons, a fantasy medieval tactical turn-based game that joins RPG elements with strategy. The post Lost Eidolons A Turn-Based Tactical RPG Announced for Consoles and PC appeared first on Fextralife.
Switch Exclusive Project Triangle Strategy Aiming For Around 50 Hours Of Gameplay
Switch Exclusive Project Triangle Strategy Aiming For Around 50 Hours Of Gameplay
Game launching in 2022. Last month, Nintendo revealed Project Triangle Strategy - a Square Enix turn-based tactical RPG, launching exclusively on the Switch next year. So far there's been a demo, and even a survey for the game, and now, during a Game Live Japan YouTube broadcast, producer Tomoya Asano has revealed what players can expect in terms of length.
RTS game Shadow Tactics is getting a standalone expansion – Aiko’s Choice
RTS game Shadow Tactics is getting a standalone expansion – Aiko’s Choice
Shadow Tactics, Mimimi Games' 2016 stealth-focussed strategy hit, is among the best RTS games on PC by our reckoning, and it's getting even more content later this year.
Black Legend is XCOM with alchemy and Flemish folklore
Black Legend is XCOM with alchemy and Flemish folklore
Black Legend is a new tactical RPG that takes the turn-based gameplay of XCOM and draws heavily from 17th century Dutch and Belgian history to give it a dark fantasy twist.
Watch Dogs Legion's online modes are available now
Watch Dogs Legion's online modes are available now
The first Tactical Op will arrive next week
Watch Dogs: Legion's online co-op mode is now live on PC
Watch Dogs: Legion's online co-op mode is now live on PC
The Tactical Op mode will arrive on PC next week.
X-COM’s Beloved Tactical Gameplay Took Months To Get Just Right
X-COM’s Beloved Tactical Gameplay Took Months To Get Just Right
Monsters in the Dark: The Making of X-COM: UFO Defense tells the story of the early years of legendary strategy game designer Julian Gollop and the making of the original X-COM, and is funding now on Kickstarter.
Destiny 2's Grandmaster Nightfalls are back, and still a great challenge
Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist
Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist
Ubisoft's online tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege officially enters its sixth year of content updates today, 16th March, and things kick off with the launch of new season Crimson Heist on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. Crimson Heist's flagship addition is new operator Flores, a "sly and tactical" Attacker character hailing from Argentina.
Industrial strategy games still aren’t dealing with climate change
Industrial strategy games still aren’t dealing with climate change
In Stanisław Lem's classic sci-fi short story collection, The Cyberiad, there is a section called The Seven Sallies of Trurl and Klapaucius, two hyper advanced robots who are so advanced they can conjure anything from technology.
The best Valorant guns
The best Valorant guns
Looking for a list of the best Valorant guns and how to use them? We've spent countless hours playing Riot's tactical FPS game, and we've got some solid Valorant weapon recommendations to pass on. All aboard the Valorant hype train.
Dood! Disgaea 6: Defiance Of Destiny Will Come To Switch This June
Dood! Disgaea 6: Defiance Of Destiny Will Come To Switch This June
The Limited and Unrelenting Editions come with fancy goodies, too. Since January, when we found out that Japanese mag Famitsu had rated Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny 33/40, we've been starved of news about the upcoming turn-based tactical RPG.
Popular Total War: Rome 2 mod Divide et Impera gets major update
Popular Total War: Rome 2 mod Divide et Impera gets major update
Out of all the historical Total War games, Rome II still commands a solid core of loyal fans even though the ancients-era strategy game has been around for nearly eight years now.
Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace a Turn-Based Tactical RPG Releases March 2021
Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace a Turn-Based Tactical RPG Releases March 2021
The post Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace a Turn-Based Tactical RPG Releases March 2021 appeared first on Fextralife. Lovecraft-inspired Arkham Horror board game series adaptation is coming to Xbox, Playstation, Switch and PC this March. The post Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace a Turn-Based Tactical RPG Releases March 2021 appeared first on Fextralife.
What is Tactical Rifle Charlie in Call of Duty: Cold War and Warzone?
What is Tactical Rifle Charlie in Call of Duty: Cold War and Warzone?
Warzone's Tactical Rifle Charlie is a codename, it turns out.
Star Wars Republic Commando coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4 in April as a single-player only game
Star Wars Republic Commando coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4 in April as a single-player only game
Much-loved tactical shooter Star Wars Republic Commando is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on 6th April 2021, developer Aspyr has announced.
Nintendo Wants To Know What You Think About The Demo For Square Enix's New Tactical RPG
Nintendo Wants To Know What You Think About The Demo For Square Enix's New Tactical RPG
Go on, tell 'em. One of the many games revealed during last week's Nintendo Direct was Project Triangle Strategy. It's a turn-based tactical RPG by Square Enix, which is expected to launch exclusively on the Nintendo Switch in 2022.
Board-game-turned-tactical-RPG Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace out in March
Board-game-turned-tactical-RPG Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace out in March
Asmodee Digital's video game adaptation of the hugely popular Lovecraft-inspired Arkham Horror board game series will be coming to Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC on 23rd March. Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace, to give the adaptation it's official name, is a narrative-driven tactical RPG that sets players loose in the titular town of Arkham, circa 1926 - more specifically, in a spooky old mansion, where the murder of an astronomy professor has occurred. What follows is a riff on the board game series' familiar Lovecraft-tinged exploratory action, requiring players to first assemble a crack team of investigators from 12 uniquely skilled characters - drawn from all across the Arkham Horror universe. Read more
Watch Dogs: Legion's upcoming online multiplayer mode gets March release date
Watch Dogs: Legion's upcoming online multiplayer mode gets March release date
Watch Dogs: Legion's long awaited (and much delayed) online multiplayer mode comes out 9th March, Ubisoft has announced. Players will be able to cause maximum mayhem in teams of four across a variety of multiplayer modes, including open-world co-op and more intense multi-mission based challenges called Tactical Ops.
Chases, chaos, and co-op in Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode
Chases, chaos, and co-op in Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode
Open world mayhem is fun with partners, and tactical ops can't be beaten without teamwork.
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode is coming in March
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode is coming in March
A new release date for Legion's 4-player open world co-op, 8-player spider bot arena battles, and tactical operations.
Ubisoft details the future of Rainbow Six Siege in Year 6
Ubisoft details the future of Rainbow Six Siege in Year 6
During the Rainbow Six Siege Community and Game Celebration, Ubisoft definitely had plenty up its sleeve regarding the beloved tactical shooter.
The best Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War M16 loadout
The best Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War M16 loadout
The M16 has historically been one of the best tactical rifles in Black Ops, and this hasn’t changed in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.
How Rainbow Six Siege's New Look Embraces Its Five-Year Evolution
How Rainbow Six Siege's New Look Embraces Its Five-Year Evolution
Rainbow Six Siege's new logo and art design embraces the game's evolution from tactical shooter to ultra-competitive hero shooter.
Project Triangle Strategy A Tactical RPG Successor to Octopath Traveler Announced
Project Triangle Strategy A Tactical RPG Successor to Octopath Traveler Announced
The post Project Triangle Strategy A Tactical RPG Successor to Octopath Traveler Announced appeared first on Fextralife. Project Triangle Strategy, a successor to Octopath Traveler, which focuses on tactical battles and moral choices. The post Project Triangle Strategy A Tactical RPG Successor to Octopath Traveler Announced appeared first on Fextralife.
Switch Exclusive Project Triangle Strategy Looks Set To Scratch That Final Fantasy Tactics Itch
Switch Exclusive Project Triangle Strategy Looks Set To Scratch That Final Fantasy Tactics Itch
Coming 2022, but you can play the demo now. Square Enix has just lifted the lid on its next turn-based tactical epic, which has the working title Project Triangle Strategy. Looking like a cross between Final Fantasy Tactics and Octopath Traveler, this Switch exclusive is expected to launch in 2022, but a free demo will be available to download on the eShop later today. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Square Enix Tactical RPG Project Triangle Strategy Arrives On Switch In 2022
Square Enix Tactical RPG Project Triangle Strategy Arrives On Switch In 2022
Square Enix surprised viewers during today’s Nintendo Direct broadcast by revealing a brand-new game, the tentatively titled Project Triangle Strategy.
Tactical RPG sequel King's Bounty 2 delayed to August on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC
Tactical RPG sequel King's Bounty 2 delayed to August on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC
King's Bounty 2, the sequel to Heroes of Might and Magic creator Jon Van Caneghem's classic tactical fantasy RPG, will no longer release in March as originally announced and is now expected to make its way to Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC on 24th August this year. King's Bounty 2 is developer 1C Entertainment's first stab at a numbered King's Bounty sequel (it's been intermittently releasing new instalments since acquiring the series rights in 2007), and ambitiously aims to combine the first game's celebrated turn-based tactical action with more modern third-person, open-world adventuring. Once a hero has been selected at the start (three are promised, each with their own stories), there are quests to complete and NPCs to meet.
Controversial tactical shooter Six Days In Fallujah returns after 11-year hiatus
Controversial tactical shooter Six Days In Fallujah returns after 11-year hiatus
Its original publisher had cancelled development due to poor reception from veterans and anti-war groups.
3v3v3 tactical shooter Nine to Five is holding its first open beta this weekend
3v3v3 tactical shooter Nine to Five is holding its first open beta this weekend
Nine to Five was announced at the 2019 Game Awards.
Do some tactical mech vs kaiju battles in Mech Armada
Do some tactical mech vs kaiju battles in Mech Armada
Swarm of giant monsters? Time to break out the mechs.
Here are your Humble Choice games for February 2021
Here are your Humble Choice games for February 2021
It's February. Romance is in the air, which means it's the perfect time for the latest Humble Choice bundle to offer up a selection of games about surviving the trenches of anime warfare, confronting Lovecraftian horror, and trying not to die while lost in the Alaskan wilderness.
One of the best tactical strategy games is going for less than $5 on Steam
One of the best tactical strategy games is going for less than $5 on Steam
XCOM 2 is one of the finest tactical turn-based strategy games out there.
The best Warhammer game isn’t actually a Warhammer game, so we tried to make it one
The best Warhammer game isn’t actually a Warhammer game, so we tried to make it one
Who needs Total War: Warhammer 3 when you have Battle Brothers, the real best Warhammer game? It’s a tactical strategy game where you must lead a succession of miserable mercenary warbands across a pseudo-Germanic kingdom, each one doomed to become crow food as they pursue the foolish errands of petty nobles. Civilisation is a fragile web of villages and cities separated by frozen mountains and dense forests.
Conquer the middle ages with historical war game Field of Glory 2: Medieval
Conquer the middle ages with historical war game Field of Glory 2: Medieval
Slitherine has released a new tactical war game in its Field of Glory line, covering medieval warfare during the middle ages.
The Creator Of Magic: The Gathering Is Working On Roguebook, A Deckbuilder Coming To Switch This Year
The Creator Of Magic: The Gathering Is Working On Roguebook, A Deckbuilder Coming To Switch This Year
Fans of Slay The Spire, take note. In the world of tactical card games, is there any man more revered than Richard Garfield, the creator of Magic: The Gathering? Maybe whoever actually invented cards, but since they're not coming forward to take credit, Garfield holds the top spot. Roguebook is a roguelike deckbuilder (like Slay The Spire, Dicey Dungeons, and Hand of Fate) that counts Garfield as one of its designers, working alongside the developers of Faeria, Abrakam Entertainment, to create a game set in the world of Faeria itself. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Arkham Horror board-game-turned-video-game gets first gameplay trailer
Arkham Horror board-game-turned-video-game gets first gameplay trailer
Asmodee Digital's video game adaptation of the hugely popular Lovecraft-inspired Arkham Horror board game series isn't too far away now - an Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC release is currently pencilled in for "Q1 2021" - and we've finally been given a first proper look at the narrative-driven tactical RPG in newly release gameplay trailer. Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace, you might recall, was originally announced as an adaptation of Fantasy Flight Games' other Lovecraft-inspired board game series Mansions of Madness back in 2018, but it received its new name - and a new developer, Artefacts Studio - last year. Despite the development switcheroo, it's still very much along the lines of Asmodee's original announcement, setting players loose in a spooky old mansion, circa 1926, where the murder of a professor of astronomy has occurred. Read more
Rogue Company Launches Season One Today with New Battle Pass and New Rogue
Rogue Company Launches Season One Today with New Battle Pass and New Rogue
Welcome to Season One of Rogue Company! When we launched Rogue Company last year, our goal was to create a fast-paced, team-based tactical shooter that could be enjoyed by Xbox players at all skill-levels — and, of course, free to play! Thanks to all of our devoted players on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, […]
Apex Legends' Wraith is getting yet another nerf
Apex Legends' Wraith is getting yet another nerf
Poor Wraith - she's already had her tactical ability tweaked and her iconic Naruto run removed entirely, but it seems all that still wasn't enough to weaken the legend, as Respawn is now increasing the size of her hitbox. Wraith has long been a popular pick in Apex Legends due to both her maneuverability and small size.
Black Legend Full Class List and Alchemic Attack System Revealed
Black Legend Full Class List and Alchemic Attack System Revealed
The post Black Legend Full Class List and Alchemic Attack System Revealed appeared first on Fextralife. arcarve reveals the full class list and shares details about the Alchemic Attack System for the upcoming tactical RPG Black Legend.
Mini Review: Disjunction - A Fine-Looking Homage To Konami's Classic Metal Gear Titles
Mini Review: Disjunction - A Fine-Looking Homage To Konami's Classic Metal Gear Titles
Tactical Dystopian Action. Stealth games are pretty hard to come by these days.
Watch Dogs Legion Online: Everything we know about taking back London with your friends
Watch Dogs Legion Online: Everything we know about taking back London with your friends
Here's what we know about Watch Dog Legion's open world co-op, spiderbot arena, tactical ops, and invasion mode.
Lord of the Rings: Gollum has been delayed into next year
Lord of the Rings: Gollum has been delayed into next year
Developer Daedalic Entertainment's Lord of the Rings: Gollum will no longer release this year, as originally announced, and is now due to arrive on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC in 2022. Specifics regarding Lords of the Rings: Gollum have been limited since the action-adventure was announced back in March 2019, but we finally got a clearer idea of how things might play out last August, when Daedalic released the very first trailer and gameplay breakdown. While the cinematic trailer wasn't giving much away, Daedalic did confirm it's shooting for "subtle tactical stealth", environmental puzzling, climbing challenges, and "fast-paced parkour action", all playing out across a mixture of open levels and more linear missions. Read more
The best Type 63 Warzone loadout
The best Type 63 Warzone loadout
Searching for the best Type 63 loadout in Warzone? The Type 63 is a semi-automatic tactical rifle – instead of relying on a fully automatic gun, this weapon’s low rate of fire rewards you with powerful and accurate shots.
The best Men of War: Assault Squad 2 mods
The best Men of War: Assault Squad 2 mods
Men of War: Assault Squad 2 was released in 2014 but it still stands as an excellent tactical RTS game and war game, offering a layer of depth that's more granular than its common rival Company of Heroes.
The best Total War: Rome 2 mods
The best Total War: Rome 2 mods
Ah, Total War: Rome 2 mods. Since launch this game has struggled to forge its own path and find a way out of the shadow of its critically acclaimed namesake.
The Endless games are free to play through this weekend
The Endless games are free to play through this weekend
Three days may not amount to much in the face of infinity, but it's enough time to give it a taste, at least.
Famitsu Delivers Its Verdict On Disgaea 6: Defiance Of Destiny
Famitsu Delivers Its Verdict On Disgaea 6: Defiance Of Destiny
Meet the cast in a new western trailer, too. Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny, the sixth entry in Nippon Ichi's turn-based tactical RPG series, is scheduled to arrive in the West in 'Summer 2021' (as a Switch exclusive in this territory, no less).
All Walls Must Fall Brings
All Walls Must Fall Brings "Tech-Noir" Tactical Time-Travel To Switch Today
Murder on the dance floor. We've witnessed a few tactical RPGs on Switch so far, but an isometric game set within German nightclubs is certainly a unique twist.
The best AUG loadouts for Warzone
The best AUG loadouts for Warzone
Take a tactical approach with this burst-fire weapon.
Best DMR 14 loadout and class setup in Warzone
Best DMR 14 loadout and class setup in Warzone
The DMR 14 is a powerful tactical rifle that’s capable of rattling off shots as fast as you can pull the trigger.
The best Call of Duty: Warzone M16 tactical rifle class
The best Call of Duty: Warzone M16 tactical rifle class
Tactical rifles are powerful weapons in Call of Duty: Warzone.
Random: You Know What Would Make Fire Emblem Even Better? The Gilmore Girls
Random: You Know What Would Make Fire Emblem Even Better? The Gilmore Girls
"If you're going to throw your life away he better have a motorcycle!". Fire Emblem x Gilmore Girls, you say? OK, we didn't realise we needed this, and it has to rank as one of the most inventive mods we've seen in a while. Dicey Dungeons artist Marlowe Dobbe – after binge-watching the American comedy series – decided to blend it with Intelligent Systems' tactical RPG classic as a Christmas present to her boyfriend. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
King Arthur: Knight’s Tale Early Access PC Delayed to January 26th
King Arthur: Knight’s Tale Early Access PC Delayed to January 26th
The post King Arthur: Knight’s Tale Early Access PC Delayed to January 26th appeared first on Fextralife. King Arthur: Knight’s Tale an Arthurian tactical RPG, Early Access gets delayed to January 26th. The post King Arthur: Knight’s Tale Early Access PC Delayed to January 26th appeared first on Fextralife.
Tactical Battler Epitaph Hopes To Blend Darkest Dungeon And Final Fantasy For Some Deadly Switch Combat
Tactical Battler Epitaph Hopes To Blend Darkest Dungeon And Final Fantasy For Some Deadly Switch Combat
And it's out today! Launching today on the Switch eShop is Epitaph, a competitive, fast-paced tactical game where death takes centre stage. Taking place in the afterlife, Epitaph has you selecting three reapers from a total of 13 in order to do battle.
Cruelty Squad is a depressing Rainbow Six fever dream
Cruelty Squad is a depressing Rainbow Six fever dream
A bizarre tactical shooter set in a psychedelic hell world.
Mini Review: Door Kickers - A Tough Tactical Take On That Old FPS Trope
Mini Review: Door Kickers - A Tough Tactical Take On That Old FPS Trope
Press 'X' to breach. Many modern FPS titles contain the obligatory ‘breach’ scene.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War meta shake-up sees M16 and AUG nerfed
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War meta shake-up sees M16 and AUG nerfed
Treyarch has, as promised, shaken up the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War meta with its weapon balance update. The developer issued the update for its shooter yesterday, 15th December, but only now has published the patch notes, revealing the extent of the changes. The headline change is a significant nerf to the M16 and AUG tactical rifles, both of which were seen as the two dominant weapons in the game.
Valorant's Snowball Fight is the sort of chilled-out mode it needed
Valorant's Snowball Fight is the sort of chilled-out mode it needed
Some days, you just wanna play a bit of Valorant, you know? But occasionally you’re a bit too tired or not in the mood for the tense competitive matches Riot Games’ tactical FPS typically has on offer.
Review: Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn Of The Twin Dragons - A Tactical RPG That's Short On Surprises
Review: Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn Of The Twin Dragons - A Tactical RPG That's Short On Surprises
A tactics game for tactics fans. Over the past several years, Rideon has carved out a nice niche for itself with the Mercenaries series.
Tactical card brawler Fights In Tight Spaces now has a free demo
Tactical card brawler Fights In Tight Spaces now has a free demo
Alright, I’ll show my hand. I do not like card games.
Thunder Tier One is a tactical shooter with PUBG connections, and there’s a Steam demo
Thunder Tier One is a tactical shooter with PUBG connections, and there’s a Steam demo
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds parent company Krafton has revealed a more substantial look at a brand-new title it has on the way at tonight's 2020 Game Awards live show.
Amplitude unveils Dungeon of the Endless spiritual successor Endless Dungeon
Amplitude unveils Dungeon of the Endless spiritual successor Endless Dungeon
Developer Amplitude is on an announcement spree, revealing a proper release date for its promising civ game Humankind, and unveiling Endless Dungeon, a rogue-lite tactical action game and spiritual successor to Dungeon of the Endless. Humankind - which Eurogamer's Chris Tapsell took a thorough preliminary tour of back in June - was originally due to launch this year, but Amplitude eventually opted to delay release into April 2021.
Insurgency: Sandstorm winter update brings the snow with new Bab map
Insurgency: Sandstorm winter update brings the snow with new Bab map
Tactical first person shooter Insurgency: Sandstorm moves a little further away from its subtitle with the winter update.
Worms Rumble — Is it worth it?
Worms Rumble — Is it worth it?
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always thought of the Worms franchise as a tactical, albeit extremely wacky, series of puzzles.
Top-Down Shooter Synthetik: Ultimate Fires Onto Switch This Month
Top-Down Shooter Synthetik: Ultimate Fires Onto Switch This Month
With lots more content that the original. "Intense" top-down shooter Synthetik: Ultimate is blasting its way to the Nintendo eShop later this month, it's been confirmed. Synthetik is described as "an unforgiving tactical shooter rogue-lite where freedom and experimentation is key." It launched on Steam in 2018 as Synthetik: Legion Rising; Synthetik: Ultimate serves as a bigger and badder version coming to consoles, and will also be offered as a free update to those who already own the base game on PC. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
New Siege trailer shows off Operation Neon Dawn’s Aruni and robot arm
New Siege trailer shows off Operation Neon Dawn’s Aruni and robot arm
With Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege still going strong, you bet that support for the tactical shooter will continue for the foreseeable future.
Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn Of The Twin Dragons Brings More Tactical RPG Action To Switch This Month
Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn Of The Twin Dragons Brings More Tactical RPG Action To Switch This Month
Isometric turn-based battles await. Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons, the latest entry in CIRCLE Entertainment and Rideon's tactical RPG series, will launch on Nintendo Switch on 17th December. Featured in our very own Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight presentation earlier this year, Mercenaries Blaze promises a "lengthy campaign with gameplay depth and a fascinating story." Players will come up against a series of strategic turn-based battles, upgrading their character, choosing between certain equipment and skills, and taking on optional side missions along the way. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Rainbow Six Siege – The Best Operators
Rainbow Six Siege – The Best Operators
First off, it’s important to understand that the 52 or so operators that you can choose from in Rainbow Six Siege fall into two categories – attackers or defenders, which in turn dovetails neatly with the various objective based modes that Ubisoft’s tactical shooter offers.  Rainbow Six Siege – The Best Operators For Attackers Hibana  […] The post Rainbow Six Siege – The Best Operators appeared first on Green Man Gaming Blog.
Phantom Brigade's tactical robo-bashing stomps into early access
Phantom Brigade's tactical robo-bashing stomps into early access
Gosh, I do like it when the giant robots fight.
Cyberpunk tactical RPG Cyber Knights: Flashpoint coming from Star Traders developers
Cyberpunk tactical RPG Cyber Knights: Flashpoint coming from Star Traders developers
Its style and setting emphasize a cyberpunk story with an understanding of the contemporary world.
XCOM 2’s problems inspired a whole other tactics game
XCOM 2’s problems inspired a whole other tactics game
Tactical Breach Wizards was built from complaints about the Firaxis sequel.
Worms Rumble open beta is battling royale this weekend
Worms Rumble open beta is battling royale this weekend
What happens when the turn-based tactical violence of Worms becomes a real-time shooter? See for yourself in the free Worms Rumble open beta weekend, which started today.
King Arthur: Knight’s Tale conjures some new gameplay features
King Arthur: Knight’s Tale conjures some new gameplay features
As it progresses towards becoming fully funded on Kickstarter, King Arthur: Knight’s Tale has revealed new facets of the tactical-RPG.
Kalypso Is Releasing A Commandos 2 HD Remaster On Nintendo Switch Next Month
Kalypso Is Releasing A Commandos 2 HD Remaster On Nintendo Switch Next Month
"one of gaming's most celebrated masterpieces". Kalypso is releasing a HD remaster of the real-time tactical game Commandos 2 on the Nintendo Switch next month. This title was originally released on PC in 2001 and sees you take control of an elite group of Allied commandos as they go behind enemy lines during World War II to complete a series of notoriously demanding missions.
Sniper Elite 4 on Switch gets first gameplay trailer
Sniper Elite 4 on Switch gets first gameplay trailer
Developer Rebellion has released first gameplay footage of WW2 shooter sequel Sniper Elite 4 running on Switch, ahead of the port's release on 17th November. Sniper Elite 4 picks up immediately after the events of its predecessor, this time taking the series' well-regarded third-person tactical shooting to Italy, 1943, where players can enjoy "sun-drenched Mediterranean coastal towns, ancient forests, mountain valleys, and colossal Nazi megastructures" - in-between bouts of Nazi busting, of course. The end result is an experience Eurogamer's Martin Robinson enjoyed rather a lot when he reviewed it back in 2017.
Desperados 3 revisits a familiar fortress in final season pass DLC
Desperados 3 revisits a familiar fortress in final season pass DLC
After so splendidly reviving the real-time tactical squad series, Desperados 3 is now just showing off with its own new take on an old location.
Phoenix Point’s Patch 1.8 ‘Arkham’ drops tomorrow
Phoenix Point’s Patch 1.8 ‘Arkham’ drops tomorrow
Tactical strategy gem Phoenix Point is about to receive its sixth major update tomorrow.
Valorant patch 1.11 has been fixed and is now live with Skye
Valorant patch 1.11 has been fixed and is now live with Skye
Last week, Riot Games released a new patch for Valorant that introduced a new agent to the tactical shooter.
Annapurna Interactive published tactical FPS Due Process out now in Steam early access
Annapurna Interactive published tactical FPS Due Process out now in Steam early access
Developer Giant Enemy Crab's Due Process - a tactical FPS "where tactics finally matter" - is now available in Steam early access. Due Process, which is published by the ever-reliable Annapurna Interactive, always begins with a distinctive planning phase in which each five-person team can scribble potential tactical approaches to their current objective - either revolving around offence or defense - directly onto the map, as seen from an overhead perspective. From there, its down to ground level - where a team's earlier tactical scribbling remains visible throughout - to execute that plan over three rounds, adjusting as required, in tense bouts of first-person shooting with a strong focus on communication and teamwork. Read more
Valorant's new bird-throwing agent Skye arrives today
Valorant's new bird-throwing agent Skye arrives today
Today, Riot’s tactical FPS Valorant says hello to a new agent.
Defend America from its evil twin in the next Zachtronics game, Möbius Front '83
Defend America from its evil twin in the next Zachtronics game, Möbius Front '83
The minds behind Opus Magnum and Infinifactory are dropping another clever game for ya. Möbius Front ’83 is a new strategy game by Zachtronics set in a past where the United States is being invaded by its dark realm self. Möbius Front ’83 will launch its turn-based tactical battles in November.
Saturday's Best Deals: Le Creuset Stoneware and Cast Iron, Razer Tactical Laptop Backpacks, Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum, Samsung POWERbot, JACHS NY Fall Jackets, Studio Ghibli Home Goods, and More
Saturday's Best Deals: Le Creuset Stoneware and Cast Iron, Razer Tactical Laptop Backpacks, Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum, Samsung POWERbot, JACHS NY Fall Jackets, Studio Ghibli Home Goods, and More
A sale on Le Creuset stoneware, kettles, cast iron and Razer Tactical laptop backpacks lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more...
Urban Strife looks to channel the spirit of Jagged Alliance 2, with zombies
Urban Strife looks to channel the spirit of Jagged Alliance 2, with zombies
There’s a new tactical RPG slated for release next year.