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Playing Gears Tactics will get you a bonus in Gears 5

Gears fans should play Gears Tactics. It's not an essential part of the lore and it's not the classic Gears formula, but there's a lot of familiarity in Gears that translates well to turn-based strategy. I know I'm going to be lobbying...

 
 
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Transformers meets XCOM in less than a month

October is a packed month for sudden launches of B-tier-looking video games based on pop culture from your childhood. First, we got word of a new G.I. Joe game. Then, we learned that there's a Cobra Kai beat-em-up tie-in with the...

 
 
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Contest: Win The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk for Steam

In today's contest you can win The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk for Steam! Disclaimer: I can't pronounce the name of this game. My PR buddy who sent it to me sent me a phonetic guide, but I still can't. I have an English degree, for eff's sake! I ...

 
 
 
 
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Gears Tactics emerges on Xbox Series X on November 10

November 10 might be a date that you've heard thrown around a fair bit today. That's because it's the day that the next generation of Xbox kicks off. It's when Xbox Series X and Series S both launch. It's also when some high-profile games l...

 
 
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Giveaway: Take one of our 125 Volta-X keys for Steam

In today's giveaway, we're handing out 125 Steam keys for giant robot strategy title Volta-X! Who here likes giant robots? What about kaiju? *counts hands* Yeah, I thought so. Well, you're all in luck! The first 125 people who claim a key g...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win Chroma Squad on Switch from Super Rare Games

In today's contest you can win Chroma Squad on Switch from Super Rare Games! I keep working with Super Rare Games because not only do they put awesome indie games on cartridges, but they're also super nice folks who really care about gaming...

 
 
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Contest: Win Othercide for PS4, Xbox One, or Steam

In today's contest you can win horror-based tactical RPG Othercide for PS4, Xbox One, or Steam! I know Halloween is still two months away, but that doesn't mean we can't start the spooks early! This horrific turn-based tactical RPG is a gre...

 
 
 
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Invisible, Inc. popped up on the Nintendo Switch eShop today

Any day Klei Entertainment brings a game to Nintendo Switch is a good day in my book. 2015's turn-based stealth strategy game Invisible, Inc. showed up on the Switch eShop today, and I don't just mean a simple store listing – the corp...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Gears Tactics

Sometime in the third act of Gears Tactics, as I was studying the battlefield to find optimal points of cover to send my COGs scurrying behind, the parallels hit me like a ton of bricks: All those Gears games I had been playing since t...

 
 
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Gears Tactics has a spin on Ironman and it's ultra-risky

I played a ton of Gears Tactics over the course of the last two weeks, and I loved it so much that I'm about ready to go back for more. The endgame Veteran missions are starting to wear thin -- the only thing I'm really chasing is rand...

 
 
 
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Othercide is a horror-tinged tactical RPG from Focus Home

I can't say I've ever seen a tactical role-playing game that looks like Othercide. It's committing hard to its black, white, and red aesthetic, and the subject matter – a war between Daughters, the "echoes of the greatest warrior to e...

 
 
 
 
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Wargroove to receive free expansion DLC next month

Great news for fans of tactical adventure title Wargroove, as developer/publisher Chucklefish has announced a new expansion is headed to the game in February. What's more, this new DLC will be coming free-of-charge to all players! Neato.The...

 
 
 
 
 
 




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