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Mutant Year Zero takes its turn on Switch

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A pig and a duck walk into a post-apocalyptic wasteland... Oh, you have heard this one? That's right, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden launched late last year. Quietly, it was a hidden gem. Maybe...

 
 
 
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SWAT fans might want to keep an eye on Ready or Not

Developer Void Entertainment has unveiled the first gameplay video of its tactical shooter Ready or Not. Announced nearly two years ago, this game is a return to the style of gameplay found in the popular SWAT series of games that last saw ...

 
 
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Rainbow Six Siege's various editions get revamped for Year 4

Whenever a Ubisoft title launches, it's become a tradition to need a chart to figure out which version includes what content. Rainbow Six Siege launched with only two editions but has now ballooned out into multiple versions with different ...

 
 
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Chucklefish is just warming up with Wargroove

While I haven't jumped on Wargroove yet, I'm super thankful Chucklefish has given Advance Wars fans something fresh to chew on. Don't get me wrong, I'll never grow bored of revisiting Intelligent Systems' uncomplicated turn-based GBA titles...

 
 
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The Division 2 has a hefty and challenging endgame

The Division that launched in March 2016 is a far cry from the Division that exists today. Developer Massive Entertainment created a technically-adept squad-based cover shooter that never addressed the most major component of a li...

 
 
 
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Giveaway: Take one of our 15,000 beta keys for BATALJ

[In case you missed it the first time around, the beta has been extended through January 31! Get your keys here and try it out.] We're doing a mass giveaway of beta keys for new turn-based action strategy game, BATALJ. Looking to try y...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best PC Game of 2018 goes to...

Into the Breach leaves nothing to chance, nothing to luck. It tells you exactly what it's going to do, all the while daring you to stop it. And most of the time you can't. How frustrating yet fair. Into the Breach is Subset Games'...

 
 
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Review: Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

If you glance at a screenshot of Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, you would rightfully assume it to be a grid-based tactics game like XCOM. While this is an apt and welcome comparison, Mutant Year Zero works to evolve that genre in a pretty ...

 
 
 
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Review: Space Hulk: Tactics

Space Hulk is no stranger to the video game world. It's had multiple iterations that have tried to capture the feeling of the classic Warhammer 40K board game, but most if not all have fallen short. To attempt to right the drifting mass of ...

 
 
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XCOM-like Hard West saddles up for a Switch port

Giddy up, there's a tactical turn-based strategy game that you'll be able to play while riding your pony on the cattle drive. Forever Entertainment has revealed a Switch port of Creative Forge's Hard West. It's like XCOM by way of the...

 
 
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Splash Damage ends development on Dirty Bomb

Splash Damage's Dirty Bomb was an attempt to recapture the glory of titles like Brink and Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. It mixed class-based multiplayer with free-to-play mechanics and was relatively popular...in 2015. In the years since th...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Push Nazis back from whence they came in Steel Division II

The first Steel Division was tantamount to a dream come true for World War II military history enthusiasts such as myself. Boasting detailed recreations of European cities where major battles took place, as well as historically accurate arm...

 
 
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Watch Frozen Synapse 2's devs suck at the game

After not hearing about Frozen Synapse 2 for two years, I honestly forget it was originally announced. It seems like developer Mode 7 Games has been hard at work on finalizing the title, though, as a new developer diary video has come out. ...

 
 
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Phantom Doctrine lets you run a rogue intelligence agency

"We weren't really satisfied with Hard West's depth; it always felt rushed. So this time around, we were constantly afraid of making a game that felt too shallow. Sometimes, I think we overdid it." Kacper Szymczak finishes his statement wit...

 
 
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Mutant Year Zero kicked my ass at E3

“This game will not go easy on you.” That was my warning moments before starting up the E3 demo for Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. When Brett booked this appointment for me, my mind read it as Mutant Football League so, g...

 
 
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Grimshade announced on the Nintendo Switch

[This week Destructoid is brought to you by Grimshade, a tactical RPG coming Q3 2018 through Kickstarter. The following note was provided by our sponsor.] The peace is about to end in the hand-drawn world of Grimshade. The motley cre...

 
 
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Review: Football, Tactics & Glory

There comes an issue when you take on a review for a game that seems like it is made for you. I love turn-based tactical games, I love football (soccer for the yanks), and I love but don't have the time to delve into Football Manager, so it...

 
 
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You can nab the entire ARMA series for $20 at Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle is at it again with another enticing bundle to add to your backlog. This time, you'll be able to nab the entire Arma series for $20, though you can opt for a lower tier if you already have some of these games. What really swee...

 
 




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Fivefinger Delta

Biggest tip for Sekiro – with higher health enemies/bosses for the first half of a fight, dodging and countering creates more openings for damage than Relying on parries from the start will get you nowhere and just draws the fight

 
Parismio

Also I kinda laugh at games say to use headphones because it has bi-audio-whatchamacallit as Im deaf in my left ear so these kinds of features are kinda useless for Ill always lose a part of the conversation or an instrument

 
Parismio

Ive been playing Hellblade the past couple of days and Im on the verge of tears at what Senua has and is currently going Havent felt this emotionally distraught towards a character in a long Guess it hits too close to

 
JcDent

Even space engineers can be

 
Fivefinger Delta

Sekiro embodies one of Dark Souls biggest lessons – know when to take a Coming back to it this morning has given the muscle memory time to set in, any frustration to fade away and a clearer idea of how and what needs to be done to

 
Electric Reaper

Microsoft, knock it the FUCK off with task scheduler items that waste my computers resources and mess with my I NEVER gave consent to that

 
Tricerapops

Holy shit I had no idea that Deception IV was on Ladyface is going to squee with Her birthday is coming up, and that will do

 
Seymour

So, sodapoppins a POS who told chat to go bully someone that said something even slightly Also, called people retards, told somebody Yeah, no shit, ya This is someone who had 26,000 people watching, mind

 
Riff Raff

Baba is You is the Sekiro of puzzle games :P

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Its a LONG story that Ill explain later, but I more or less have my new bed After tying up some loose ends, my next step is to get a cheap TV that doesnt weigh more than I Any recommendations?

 
 

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