A Touch Of Magic Interested in a Video version of this review? Check it out on YouTube! One Step From Eden is a rogue-lite deck builder with a pretty significant twist. The game is played in real-time. You move around the small gridded battlefield dodging and slinging spells without the comfort of your enemies waiting …
Phoenix Point has some very big shoes to fill. One of my all-time favorite games is X-COM 2: War of the Chosen. I have eagerly awaited even a sliver of news about X-COM 3 and have only been met with disappointment. From the release of Chimera Squad, which carries the X-COM name without anything that makes X-COM great. To the reveal that Marvel’s Midnight Suns “won’t share a single mechanic with X-COM”.
Red Ronin claims to be a turn-based tactics game, but that title is disingenuous at best. Sure, the game is technically turn-based, but make no mistake. Red Ronin is without a doubt a puzzle game in the purest sense of the word. I’m highlighting that fact because if you go into the game with the wrong expectation, you’re going to have a very bad time.
Pawnbarian is a simple, but fascinating little game where brains are infinitely more useful than brawn. The name might be a play on the word barbarian, but it’s definitely less of an “I would like to rage” type game. And more of an ” I proclaim my intention of luxuriating in the splendor of my wrathful indignation” kind of game.