Good news Commander. In an announcement that many console XCOM fans were hoping for, Firaxis and 2K have revealed that XCOM 2 will be coming to consoles on the 9th of September. The PC version of XCOM 2 gained critical acclaim on launch and even though Firaxis originally stated that…
It's rare that you get an RPG which tasks you as the person behind the bar, directing the starry-eyed adventurers to kill the local cave troll. Epic Tavern seeks to redress the balance, casting players as the local village publican whose job it is to provide bed and board for…
For those looking for a good strategy RPG on PS4, one of the best from the last generation has finally made it to Sony's current console. Valkyria Chronicles Remastered has arrived on PSN and in certain shops in the form of the 'Europa Edition', which includes a special poster of…
After being successfully released on the PS4 in Japan early this year, SEGA Europe is bringing Valkyria Chronicles Remastered to Europe on May 17th. As mentioned when the remaster was first announced, the version of Valkyria Chronicles is a straight port of the very popular PC version which was released…
We've had to wait that little bit longer but Fire Emblem Fates is finally coming to Europe on May 20th. Along with the standard versions of Conquest and Birthright, Fire Emblem Fates will have a special edition in Europe which comes with a steelbook, poster and artbook of the game…
Mech combat is usually the realm of the action game, with franchises like Armoured Core and MechWarrior having you stomp around a battlefield in real time, firing off salvos from oversized missile batteries in the remains of some future tech city. Very rarely, besides the criminally forgotten Front Mission franchise,…
This information must have all been declassified by the XCOM project as a ton of new information has just dropped about XCOM 2, the sequel to Firaxis' incredibly successful reboot of XCOM back in 2012. We have received a new trailer for the game, showing off lots of combat footage,…
XCOM’s revival in 2012 served as a welcome return, as well as a great introduction to the genre of tactical RPGs. With XCOM 2 on the way in 2016, I’m sure many are chomping at the keyboard for their next dosage of turn-based squad combat. While it may be a…
With the recent news of SEGA making a new entry in the Valkyria series and bringing the first game to PS4, a teaser trailer has now been released for Valkyria: Azure Revolution. This teaser doesn't show any gameplay, rather showing off the sort of battles you will be fighting in…
For all you RPG fans that need another game to sink 1000 hours into and love the sweet, sweet grind of watching numbers go up, NIS America's famous SRPG about demons, exploding penguins and billion damage attacks is coming to PC in February 2016. Disgaea PC will be a port…
The Wild West is a setting that gets dipped into every now and then by developers. You have your Guns, your Call of Juarez: Gunslingers and your Red Dead Redemptions. Now, Gambitious is showing the world an occult Wild West, filled with gunslingers, demons and cannibals in their new turn…
Thanks to findings reported by Hachima Kikou, a recent trademark filed by SEGA of Japan could be hinting towards a possible new entry in the Valkyria Chronicles series. The trademark is for the name 'Aoki Kakumei No Valkyria' which roughly translates to 'Valkyria of the Blue Revolution.' The original Valkyria…
Satellite Reign puts you in the role of a leader of a criminal syndicate, fighting its way through a cyberpunk city and trying to overthrow the evil megacorp that controls every aspect of human life. Does this spiritual successor to Syndicate fight the power or should it have stayed in…
I have always had a soft spot for noir anime and SRPGs. I'm a big fan of old school 90s anime like Big O and Cowboy Bebop, whilst also being a lover of games like XCOM and Fire Emblem. If you are at all interested in any of these genres,…
The actors are ready, the rubber suits have been delivered and the pyrotechnics are armed. Is Behold Studios’ Chroma Squad a rip-roaring sentai simulator, or should this strategy RPG be condemned to obscurity like so many bad Power Rangers knockoffs? I previewed Chroma Squad back in the early stages of…
In yet more Nintendo news, we got a trailer for Intelligent Systems' new hybrid strategy third person shooter, Code Name S.T.E.A.M. In this trailer, we learn more about the steampunk world in which the game is set, as well as information on two new characters not shown in the E3…