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Blackguards 2 tactically attacking your hard drive in January

Daedalic have announced that strategic RPG Blackguards 2 will launch on 20 January 2015.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Nov 2014 | 1

Hard West will be bringing tactical gunslinging now it’s funded

CreativeForge want western-themed XCOM gameplay to be a thing, and their dreams will be realised in the fully-funded Hard West.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2014 | 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition’s live stage demo shows the joys of tactical combat

Dragon Age: Inquisition got a lengthy showing on the Gamescom stage, displaying one complete side mission.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

The Mandate’s battle orchestrator shows serious tactical depth

A new video shows off The Mandate‘s battle orchestrator, a tool you’ll use to plan out ship-to-ship combat.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Warside offers tactical 2D multiplayer shooting

Kraken Games have revealed Warside, a team-based tactical 2D multiplayer sci-fi shooter with RPG elements.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

An in-depth look at tactical combat in Age of Wonders III

This week Triumph Studios revealed an in-depth look at the tactical combat mechanics in Age of Wonders III. 

By David Reid | 1 Mar 2014 | 4

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Tactical deployment: ARMA Tactics available now on Steam

Bohemia Interactive get tactical with the release of ARMA Tactics on Steam today.

By Paul Younger | 2 Oct 2013 | 1

Tactical advance: Arma Tactics dated for Steam release

Bohemia Interactive has announced that Arma Tactics, the turn-based strategy spin-off of the Arma series, will be coming to PC via Steam on 1 October.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Developer intervention: Tactical Intervention hits open beta

The free-to-play shooter being developed by 1337 Games and Counter-Strike co-developer Minh “Gooseman” Le, Tactical Intervention, is now in open beta.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Tactical: Black Talons Kickstarter launches

The latest strategy game to hit Kickstarter comes from indie developer Camel 101 and it’s called Black Talons.

By Paul Younger | 8 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Tactical intelligence: Card Hunter open beta “coming up”

Blue Manchu’s top guy, Jon Chey, has told us that the rather good Card Hunter will hopefully be entering open beta shortly.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Getting tactical with infantry combat in ARMA 3

We’ve had a blast in the Arma 3 Alpha so far and as any tactical shooter player knows, this is not a finger twitching FPS.

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2013 | 1

Cyanide announce their turn-based tactical online title Dogs of War Online

Cyanide are back with a new game called Dogs of War Online  which is a free to play title based on the board game Confrontation.

By Paul Younger | 7 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Tactical Optics trailer

It’s time to take a look at some of the tools of the trade in a new Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 trailer.

By Paul Younger | 5 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Counter-Strike co-creator to launch Tactical Intervention on 28 March

Back in 1999, Minh “Gooseman” Le was busy creating the Counter-Strike mod for Half-Life with Jess Cliffe.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Berlin bound: Legends of War tactically deploys a trailer

You can insert your own joke here about The History Channel involving themselves with a World War II game (seriously, they’re obsessed with that time period,) but anything that nudges turn-based strategy a bit further back into the limelight is alright by me.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Aliens: Colonial Marines tactical multiplayer trailer with guns blazing

The Marines are up against it in this new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

PS3 and PC tactical racer Fuel Overdose gets first trailer

Fuel Overdose has been in development for a couple of years at developer I-Friqiya and today we have the first trailer for what they are calling their tactical top-down racer.

By Paul Younger | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Black Ops 2 goes tactical with Strike Force missions

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2‘s Strike Force missions look like they might actually require some tactical thinking from players, going by what’s on show at E3.

By Tim McDonald | 6 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier [Review] – Faux-tactical shootings

Genuine stealth-based shooters are becoming an endangered species. Since the explosion in popularity of high-octane, balls-to-the-wall military outings typified by the likes of Modern Warfare and Battlefield 3, the gently-does-it approach has been dying a rapid death.

By John Robertson | 22 May 2012 | Comments Off

Tactical Tanking in Steel Armor: Blaze of War [Review]

Here we go then, yet another videogame that’s following the well-worn tank tracks of the Iran-Iraq war.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

Battlefield 3’s Tactical Flashlight is dumb, finally being fixed

Now, I’m not usually one of those people that say “that’s not realistic, therefore that’s dumb” but when it comes to Battlefield 3’s Tactical Flashlight it really is very, very dumb.

By Paul Younger | 15 Nov 2011 | Comments Off

By Paul Younger | 17 May 2010 | Comments Off

Civilization: Beyond Earth patch “almost ready”

Firaxis are getting ready to release a major patch for Civilization: Beyond Earth, which will focus on bug fixes and balance changes.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2014 | 0

Dragon Age: Inquisition PC Port Impressions

I have a history with Dragon Age. I still maintain that Dragon Age: Origins is a great, clever, well-designed tactical CRPG, which turned up in an era when AAA CRPG games just didn’t happen anymore.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Nov 2014 | 17

Dragon Age: Inquisition PC players frustrated by controls

The initial response from PC players to the keyboard and mouse control scheme in Dragon Age: Inquisition has not been particularly positive.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 34

Latest Humble Bundle includes Saints Row 4

You probably own Saints Row 4 already, but the latest Humble Bundle is probably worth a look anyway because that’s hardly the only big game in there.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Nov 2014 | 4

Double Fine’s Massive Chalice shoved up Steam’s Early Access

Look, the game is called “Massive Chalice“; there’s no way I’m not making that headline into a brutally explicit innuendo.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Nov 2014 | 0

Valkyria Chronicles PC Port Impressions

A six year old PS3 title set around an alt-anime-universe World War 2 era conflict may not appear to be the most obvious candidate for SEGA’s porting team to pluck out of their back-catalogue, but there are reasons this PC version of Valkyria Chronicles makes a fair amount of sense.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Nov 2014 | 12

Football Manager 2015 Review

I have a suspicion that most of the people who read the annual Football Manager reviews are those who are 99.7% sure they’re going to buy the latest installment of the game.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Nov 2014 | 2