Tag: Strategy

Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi Review

A Singular Ambition

HIGH  A fascinating blend of strategy and history rare for console gaming.

LOW The real-time tactical combat is often slow and laborious.

WTF Why are some of the most helpful menus tucked behind DS4 touchpad presses?


Starpoint Gemini Warlords Review

 Second Star To The Right, Straight On To My Space Station

HIGH It splits the difference between Freelancer and Masters of Orion

LOW …by building one game and grafting it onto the spine of the other.

WTF Awkward mouse and keyboard controls for a PC exclusive.


League Of War: VR Arena Review

How Did You Wind Up There?

HIGH Watching my group of long range artillery effortlessly wipe out a tank army.

LOW The randomness of the outcomes.

WTF This game is dying for an online multiplayer mode.


Chroma Squad Review (PS4)

Mighty Morphin’ Tactical RPG

High Fans of turn-based games get a quality, relatively lengthy release.

Low Near-constant framerate issues, technical bugs and input lag.

WTF Lord Gaga, whose similarities to pop’s Lady extend beyond name.


Atlas Reactor Review

The Future of Turn-Based Is Here

Atlas Reactor

HIGH Finally catching a teleporting robot by swinging at where he was going to be, not where he was.

LOW Having to grind for around 30 hours to get the prized Conan-themed skin.

WTF You just went from cute to terrifying, robot dog.