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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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Super Robot Wars Gaiden's fan translation is now complete

Back when I played Super Robot Wars: Original Generation 1 and 2 during my college days, I learned about Masaki Andoh, the Cybuster's pilot, having his own game on the SNES. Around the same time, I found out that Aeon Genesis was worki...

 
 
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Blendo Games announces Flotilla 2, coming to VR this Summer

Blendo Games has been one of the pioneers of storytelling in gaming for the better part of a decade. Blendo's games range from "walking-simulators" all the way up to action-based hackers. Blendo have an unmistakable air of confidence, exudi...

 
 
 
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Review: Into the Breach

How do you follow up a game like FTL? The game became such a huge hit in 2012 and showed what a successful Kickstarter could look like. Many people fondly look back at the countless hours lost in space, watching crew members and s...

 
 
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Review: Fear Effect Sedna

Gaming's most unlikable protagonists are back. Yes, Hana, Rain, Deke, and Glas have returned from an extended hiatus to wreak havoc and steal stuff in their own inimitable way. Lock and load folks because, some 17 years later, Fear Effect i...

 
 
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Review: Pit People

I really admire The Behemoth. The studio has found success time and time again without resorting to sequels, charting a varied course from Alien Hominid to Castle Crashers to BattleBlock Theater. The team's latest, Pit People, lives in yet ...

 
 
 




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