Teamfight Tactics (AND)
Teamfight Tactics is an alternative mode in the League of Legends MOBA, which basically functions as a separate production, created on the wave of popularity of Dota Auto Chess. The production was developed and released by Riot Games.
Dota Underlords (AND)
Free fantasy tactical game based on the popular Dota Auto Chess od for Dota 2 MOBA game. The game is loosely inspired by the chess game Dota Underlords, and the key to it is the right choice of warriors. The production was developed by Valve Software.
Overland is a survival strategy game developed by Finji. The game takes place in a not-so-distant future where an unspecified cataclysm devastated the North American continent. We lead an constantly changing group of survivors who, traveling by car, are trying to reach their destination. Gameplay focuses on survival. We will be forced to make many difficult decisions as we play. We will also have to find a way to deal with the constant shortages of gas, ammunition, and supplies, but monsters that hunt their prey with their hearing are the biggest threat we will have to face. The game is presented through a series of turn-based events that take place on small areas covered with square grid. During each turn we will have the opportunity to give orders like moving, starting a campfire, resting, looting the area, and fighting.
Auto Chess (AND)
Auto Chess is a mobile fantasy strategy based on the popular Dota Auto Chess modification. The gameplay is about fighting turn-based battles against other players. Clashes are played automatically and victory depends on which heroes we choose to join the squad.
Door Kickers 2: Task Force North (AND)
A continuation of the 2014 tactical strategy game developed by Killhouse Games, which recreates the routines of SWAT anti-terrorist units. The action of Door Kickers 2: Task Force North takes the players to the Middle East, where the player-controlled squad, comprising representatives of many special forces, follows the trace of a dangerous terrorist organization. One observes the action from a top-down perspective and experiences all the events in real time with the option to utilize the active pause system. Like the first installment, the game has been divided into two parts - equally important to carrying out a mission is proper preparation, which includes selecting units with adequate skills and dispatching them properly across the map. The creators introduced many improvements and novelties that make the whole experience even more realistic. Among these, one can find new pieces of gear, the option to operate under the cover of night, jumping through windows, and the new mechanics allowing one to group his units.
Wartile is an RTS with elements of card and board games. The game takes place in a dark fantasy world inspired by the Norse mythology. We control a party of vikings on a raid. Gameplay focuses on real-time battles between groups of warriors. Each of them has their own strengths and weaknesses, and the key to victory lies in taking advantage of them. Another important gameplay element is the deck of cards built by the players. Those cards will not only power up our warriors, but also activate both offensive and defensive actions. Cards also play an important role in exploration. Battles take place on three-dimensional maps that are divided into hexagonal tiles, and lay of the land, which is an important tactical element that should be taken under consideration when we are preparing our strategy. As a result, Wartile brings to mind a turn-based strategy that somehow takes place in real-time. Along with the story driven campaign Wartile offers a multiplayer mode. The game uses Unreal Engine 4.
An economic strategy simulation game, created by Dutch studio Gamious. It is set in the 19th century America, during the oil drilling rush. You play as one of the daredevils who trust their luck and dream of an oil tycoon career, possibly also resulting in them becoming a mayor of some American town. You start the game by purchasing the necessary licenses and setting out to search for the deposits, and then finally you build your wells, where you extract the oil. As your business develops, you invest in upgrades, which increase the efficiency of your work and the amount of extracted resources. You also have to care for the proper storage and profitable selling of the oil on the local market, while by monitoring your competitors' activities, you may e.g. enter into various shady arrangements to undermine them.
Stellaris: Galaxy Command (AND)
Real-time space strategy game and a mobile spin-off of Stellaris. Stellaris: Galaxy Command is designed for multiplayer mode. The title is offered in a free-to-play model.
LEGO Star Wars Battles (AND)
Tower defense strategy game, based on two popular brands - LEGO and Star Wars universe. The production offers a relatively simple gameplay model and the possibility of using a number of characters and locations known from the silver screen. The title was created in collaboration between Lucasfilm and Warner Bros. Interactive.
Homeworld Mobile (AND)
Prepared for mobile devices a spin-off of the space cycle RTS, whose roots date back to 1999. Homeworld Mobile takes us to a new galaxy, and the mainstay of the game are the battles taking place in the interstellar space, to which we lead our own fleet.
Rush Wars (AND)
A fast strategy developed by Supercell studio. In Rush Wars we take control over a unit of soldiers, and our task is to conquer gold mines belonging to other players and defend our own base against hostile attacks.
Plants vs. Zombies 3 (AND)
A mobile strategy game that puts the player in charge of a squad of plants defending the garden against a zombie invasion. Plants vs. Zombies 3 offers a quite complex gameplay model and a lot of humor. PopCap Games studio (authors of the previous parts of the cycle) is responsible for its creation.
Chronicle: Runescape Legends (AND)
A fantasy card game which takes place in the universe of the popular browser MMORPG Runescape developed by Jagex Ltd. The gameplay focuses mostly on multiplayer modes and features unusual mechanics that turn around the rules of classic card games. In the game the player builds his own deck of cards divided into two groups: combat and adventure cards. What makes the game original is the fact that the cards aren’t used against the opponent but to set specific challenges or victory conditions for the protagonist, allowing him to collect attack points, health points or gold. The objective is to prepare the protagonist in the best way possible for the final duel with the opponent. The duel takes place after five rounds unless the players lose all of their health points earlier. Chronicle: Runescape Legends has attractive graphics – the game takes place on small, three-dimensional maps and one can watch animations of fighting characters.
A multiplayer-oriented turn-based battle strategy game developed by Counterplay Games, led by Keith Lee - an experienced game maker. The story is set in a fantasy world comprising of various mythological influences as well as original concepts of the creators. A great war between five powerful countries lies at the core of the game. The players are thrown in the midst of this conflict and have to pick a side. The gameplay consists of turn-based battles, during which the player takes control over a small squad recruited from among 300 characters with unique skills. The battlefields are covered with a square grid. In order to succeed, the player has to adopt adequate tactics, predict enemy moves and put their warriors to the best possible use. The battles are diversified with a wide variety of magical artifacts and an extensive system of spells. The game features retro-styled, colorful visuals.
Batman: Arkham Underworld (AND)
A spin-off to the bestselling Batman game series that started in 2009 and is expanded ever since by Warner Bros. This installment is a mobile strategy game in which the player faces the Dark Knight himself and other law enforcers in Gotham city while trying to transform the metropolis into an actual criminal den. During the game the player assumes the role of a mafia boss who intends to become the king of Gotham City’s criminal underworld. As the game progress, the player is building and improving hideouts, recruiting new criminals and disciplining them so that they follow his orders. Due to player’s actions, the city becomes closer and closer to becoming the most dangerous place in the world. Supervillains known from the Batman universe help the player achieve his goals. Among them there are Harley Quinn, the Riddler and Killer Croc. What’s interesting, if the player’s criminal empire becomes large enough, he has the possibility to eliminate Batman himself.
Riot: Civil Unrest (AND)
A riot simulation strategy game. Riot is the debut production from Stimunation, an Italian studio whose lead designer is a former cutscene producer at Valve. The action of Riot takes place in modern times. The society is forced to resort to mass rioting because of an economic crisis. The developers prepared an extensive campaign that lets us take part in the most famous riots of the recent years either as the protesting crowd or the police that try to restore order. The game also features a hot-seat multiplayer mode. What’s important, Riot doesn’t make fun of its subject but tries to present its essence. To faithfully recreate the reasons and the course of various riots, the developers interviewed people that participated in them on both sides. Virtual protests are shown in attractive pixel-art graphics that brings the visuals of Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP to mind.
Five Tribes (AND)
An electronic version of the popular card game in which we fight for influence in the fairytale Sultanate of Naquali. The digital edition of the game was developed by Asmodee Digital.
Terraforming Mars (AND)
A digital board game, in which the players are attempting to terraform and colonize the titular Mars. The digital version of the game was developed by Luckyhammers in cooperation with Asmodee Digital.
Scythe: Digital Edition (AND)
Video game adaptation of a tabletop game set in the 1920+ Universe created by Jakub Rozalski. In this universe, the battlefields from the first half of the 20th century are filled not only with units one might know from history books but also mechs. In Scythe: Digital Edition the players become leaders of chosen factions with a mission to dominate Eastern Europe. The game features both single and multiplayer modes.
Twilight Struggle (AND)
A digital adaptation of the strategy board game created by American company GMT Games. Twilight Struggle takes place during the Cold War and the player assumes the role of a leader of one of the two empires – USA or USSR. The game is played in turns on a global map. The rivaling sides are playing with cards that trigger events beneficial for one, either, or neither side of the conflict. The cards can be used for things such as strengthening one’s position, at the cost of the opponent, or technological development. At the same time both sides must be careful as escalation of the conflict can lead to a nuclear holocaust. The “What if?” mode is an interesting addition. It allows playing in an alternative reality in which, for example, whole Berlin was conquered by the western nations and the elections in England in 1945 were once again won by Churchill and his conservative party. The base of the gameplay in Twilight Struggle is a rivalry between two players, but there is also a single player mode available, in which one faces artificial intelligence.
EVE: War of Ascension (AND)
A strategy MMORPG title in a science-fiction setting. We join one of the interstellar corporations taking part in a space race using economic and military means.
Egony is a cyberpunk-based strategy game, in which we try to take over a natural reserve by using serial soldiers and powerful, immortal Hegos.
Kingdom: Two Crowns (AND)
Strategy April 2020
Another incarnation of a minimalistic real-time strategy with RPG elements, developed by an independent studio called noio. Like in the original Kingdom for PC Windows and mobile devices, in Kingdom: Two Crowns, the player assumes the role of a king tasked with taking care of his loyal subjects and providing for them. Unlike the original release, in Kingdom: Two Crowns the player can enjoy both single player and cooperative game modes. During the game, one observes the action from the side perspective. Gameplay revolves around two main aspects – the first one being exploration (during which one can acquire gold they can give to the encountered settlers), while the second one focuses on expanding the settlement by erecting production buildings, creating tools for the settlers, and building diverse fortifications, which prove useful after dusk. During the night, one’s domain is attacked by vicious trolls and the player has to pay careful attention to their crown, because when it falls into enemy hands, the game is over. Luckily, the player can unlock numerous perks on their adventures to stand a better chance against the increasingly powerful foes. The game features simple, yet pleasing pixel-art visuals.
And oldschool sandbox space strategy game with simulation and role-playing elements by Cold Rice Games. You play as a spaceship captain, and your task is to manage it while exploring remote planets. You have to e.g. recruit your crew and appoint them to their respective positions, all the while managing the ship's equipment and finances. During the game you go through many adventures, participate in trade and establish diplomatic relations, as well as fight various enemies. Thanks to the combination of many genres, Interstellaria is a very expansive game, which also makes it very difficult. The production combines the oldschool visuals and audio layer with more modern elements (such as sandbox elements) and is a kind of tribute for classic productions of the 1980s and 1990s, absorbing mostly due to their complex and interesting gameplay.
Shadow Corps (AND)
A mobile turn-based strategy game, the action of which takes place in distant future. The game was developed by Finnish studio Brimstone Interactive. In the game the player leads a futuristic special forces squad traveling across the whole galaxy with the sole objective of defeating enemy teams during various missions. Shadow Corps offers very tactical approach to battle. The combat is divided into turns, during which the opponents use spend points on movement and attack. In order to gain advantage on the battlefield it is not enough to have more units – one must also actively use the cover system and flanking. During the game, player will use futuristic equipment. As the game progresses one will upgrade his weapons, armor and space ship. From time to time the player can find the remains of alien civilizations and powerful artifacts that increase the team’s combat effectiveness.