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The final DLC for this excellent 4X strategy game is an excellent way to send things off, and well worth checking out.

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Whether you're using a Steam Controller or the ever-dependable plug-in 360 controller, there are plenty of excellent strategy games that work really well with a gamepad. Here's some of our favourites...

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We've rounded up the best strategy gaming discounts that are running during Steam's Winter Sales event!

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As we near the release of Three Kingdoms, refresh yourselves with a different take on what the 'best' Total War game is...

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Catch up on all the strategy gaming news you may have missed. Apparently, we missed a lot of it too.

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We've gotten a look at a few of the units that will be appearing in Proxy Studios' 4X spin on the grimdark future of Warhammer 40K. Lets just say, diplomacy doesn't seem to be the name of this game.

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The first entry in the new 'Total War Sagas' series is being pushed back to allow for some last-minute fixes and changes.

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Marcello's got another batch of newly released strategy games worth your time. Check them out!

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Review: Tiny Metal

17 Jan 2018 0
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Sean takes a look at this Japanese-inspired turn-based warfare title.

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Craig takes a look at this interesting and charming turn based title.

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Josh jumps head-first into the first VR strategy title set in the Warhammer 40K universe.

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The last FF of the year brings you three quality titles to tide over the holiday season in style!

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Our final Itch.io round-up of the year, since we'll be on Christmas break when the slot next comes around. Let's see what Josh has found for us today...

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It's been a decent couple of weeks for strategy games, check out what we've found!

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Review: Carcassonne

05 Dec 2017 0
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Carcasonne gets an unexpected new port on PC and Android. We had Matt Thrower take a look at it, and he liked what he saw...

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Josh is here with the fourth instalment in his series looking at the hidden strategy gems of indie platform itch.io. Let's see what he's got for us this week...

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Review: Steam Tactics

29 Nov 2017 0
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This quick and charming turn-based tactical title is the focus of today's review. What did Charles think of it?

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We don't want to start using the term 'scraping the barrel' but... was a bit of a lean couple of weeks in strategy gaming, apparently.

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Some of the best and most inventive games are made by small (sometimes one-man) studios, but also some of the worst. The best of intentions can only get you so far...

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Craig is excited by the prospect of what Total War Sagas brings to the table, and put together this list of top other historical destinations the company could consider...

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Sean's been thinking about narrative in strategy games, and where it fits in terms of what we as armchair generals enjoy.

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Review: Numantia

07 Nov 2017 1
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Martynas wasn't impressed by this attempt at highlight a lesser known conflict in Roman history. Read on to find out why...

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We're back with another trifecta of indie strategy titles from Itch.io, an up-and-coming platform for new developers to get their games discovered...

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Despite our best intentions, sometimes life has a way of prying our cold, carpel-tunnel infused fingers away from our computers. Luckily, we've got a handy guide to gaming whilst away from home...

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We're catching up on a recent sci-fi 4X release now that it's got its first DLC under its belt. How does Stars in Shadow shape up against the industry greats?

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As Halloween draws near, we've got the best of the best of Steam's recent strategy releases to see you through till dawn.

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BLUF – Bottom Line UP Front. Yes, Field of Glory II (FOG2) from Matrix-Slitherine Games is not only well worth while, but especially when compared to the first edition and other competing products, an absolute must buy. Is it perfect? From a personal preference perspective, no, due to one surprising issue.

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Matt reviews this digital adaptation of one of Wizard of the Coast's recent D&D spin-off boardgames...

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Four great games have risen to the top of the pile over the past couple of weeks. Check out what new and interesting strategy, sim & management games are waiting for your consideration...

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Op-Ed: The fifth X

11 Oct 2017 0
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Joe's been binging on space 4x strategy games recently, and is here to muse about the need for an evolution within the genre.

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Review: Ogre

09 Oct 2017 0
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Matt's spent the weekend putting Auroch's adaptation of Steve Jackson's Ogre through its paces. A great adaptation, but a worrying lack of polish.

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Josh shoots to space in this turn-based tactical sci-fi game.

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Ian's been playing Larian's recent RPG epic and was mightily impressed by the tactical dimensions offered to the player.

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Alex brings out his inner scientist and revives his Spore days in this new indie title about evolution.

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One of the games listed this week is pretending to be something it's not...

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Marcello flees the Old World in search of fame and fortune on a new continent in this sequel/expansion to the critically acclaimed Total Warhammer...

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We have another GOTY contender as this fantastic digital minis/skirmish strategy game leaves early access.

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Marcello's opened his trench-coat and is ready to sell you on the strategy game worth paying attention to this week. It's not weird, honest...

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This eastern-set 4X strategy game gets a few things wrong, but a lot of things right. Read our full review.

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Longsword has been in Early Access for a while now, so we thought we'd check in to see how it was doing...

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We're coming to the end of the current run of From the Archive content. In honour of the recently released XCOM2 expansion we're looking at turn-based tactical titles...

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Matt takes a look at the RPG/Interactive Fiction/Tactical Combat hybrid that is Banner Saga 2. This article originally appeared on The Wargamer.

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Deep tactical combat and Star Trek humour abound in this sci-fi RPG/Strategy hybrid. RAMMING SPEED.

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There is one title in here which is not sci-fi, but it's definitely something you won't expect.

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Demise of Nations is an ambitious 4X turn-based grand strategy wargame with an experimental business model...

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If you have a potato PC or are twiddling your thumbs waiting for a new video card to arrive, here are some of the best yet graphically undemanding strategy games around.

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In today's blast from the past, we look at two unique strategy games that are heavily inspired by Sid Meier's legendary 4X title, Civilization.

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4X with a twist, this fantasy civ-like game cemented some of the interesting ideas put forward in the original release, Warlock: Masters of the Arcane...

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Evil is the new Awesome in this interesting strategy/management game about being the Best Evil CEO you can possibly be...

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Our bi-weekly column looking at recent additions to Steam's 'Strategy' category returns... and it's mainly full of management games. Close enough, I guess?

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We're counting down the days until BSG Deadlock FTL's into our lives with some coverage from the game's beta. Marcello's been very impressed with it how it handles system-based design to offer an exceptional tactical experience...

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We review the recently released enhanced edition of this game of artillery-based interplanetary annihilation...

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We've looked at a lot of Early Access strategy games so far. Most of them have been pretty decent, but some... not so much. This seems to be one of the latter right now...

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Matt Reviewed the latest entry in the Total War series for us back in 2016. It's only gotten better since then...

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Historical fantasy gets turned up to 11 in this turn-based strategy game that throws several time-periods together in all-out war...

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It‘s good to be bad, and it‘s even better to be bad in space. Martynas gives us an overview of this upcoming strategy title...

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Iron Tides - a Viking-styled turn-based strategy survival game - took an interesting approach as soon as it became known to the public. Headed up by Sam Raski and Carina Kom at the freshly named Crash Wave Studio, this tiny independent team decided to utilize three common self-publishing methods while...

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Review: Antihero

28 Jul 2017 0
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Martynas explores why it's sometimes good to be bad in this is thief-tastic turn-based digital strategy game...

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After a 3+ year wait, Shenandoah's Gettysburg strategy/war game is finally released! Read our thoughts...

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All Men Must Learn: Josh bought an Oculus Rift kit and decided to finally try and learn how to play Chess.

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The Viking Age has come in this exceptional Early Access title.

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Bringing Strategy Back: We sift through the newest releases in Steams 'strategy' filter so you don't have to.

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As we wait for Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock, we reminisce about two previous gems within space-strategy games...

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Lead your fleet to victory against an unknown alien menace in this opera style space-strategy game...

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XCOM in the Wild West - this game's sub-par combat is supported by a compelling narrative...

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Review: Home Wars

12 Jul 2017 0
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It doesn't look like it, but Ian delves into this surprisingly detailed strategy game and comes out the other way mildly unscathed to tell us all about it.

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Oriental Empires has been in Early Access since last September. It's officially 'late', but we're here to see what it's like after seven months of development...

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Review: Acaratus

13 Jun 2017 0
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Acaratus is a TBS game that features an intriguing mix of old-time tales and steam-powered machinery. Read our 4-star review.

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