Showing posts with label Turn-Based Strategy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Turn-Based Strategy. Show all posts

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Civilization VI Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away PC version of turn-based strategic game Civilization VI in free giveaway this week.

Shortly ahead of kick-starting Epic MEGA Sale for this year, Epic Games offered free copies of Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition for PC platform in a surprise giveaway that was initially listed as a mystery game on Epic Games Store.

In their next freebie entry, Epic Store is giving away turn-based strategy game Civilization VI, which is currently available for anyone with a free account to own forever by claiming anytime before May 28, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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Civilization VI Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Latest installment of Civilization franchise from developer Firaxis Games and publisher 2K Games is based on foundation of previous title. Although known to be extremely complex, Civ VI has a dedicated player community regardless.

You begin in Paleolithic times, playing as British, Chinese, Romans, U.S. or other races to expand your nation over time and work your way up to modern times through ages by going to war against rivals and keep innovating new technology.

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Players can interact with their population to expand their rule and advance as a better society in history. Once you get a grip of its 4X gameplay mechanics, Sid Meier's Civilization VI is likely to be very addictive that you lost track of time.

If early leaks are actually true, then Epic Games Store is very much likely to offer first-person loot shooter series bundle Borderlands: The Handsome Collection from developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K Games for next giveaway.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Total War: Shogun 2 Free on Steam Now

Sega is giving away PC version of 2011 acclaimed strategy game Total War: Shogun 2 on Steam for free.

In an attempt to keep everyone indoors and self-quarantined amidst COVID-19 pandemic, developer Creative Assembly and publisher Sega is offering a free copy of 2011 strategy game Total War: Shogun 2 for PC platforms via Steam.

Starting from April 27, 10 AM PT/1 PM EDT, Shogun 2 is free-to-keep forever once you claim it before May 1, 10 AM PT/1 PM EDT. Also, a franchise sale will kick-off at the same time with selected Total War games and DLC.

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Total War: Shogun 2 Free on Steam Now

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Set in 16th-century feudal era of Japan, players assume control over one of several factions of local warlords. You can repeatedly recreate history by employing varying strategy to build an empire by dominating rival clans in battle.

Those who already own Shogun 2 base game and several DLC add-ons will be offered an adjusted price for additional purchase. Unfortunately, Rome: Total War and Total War: Three Kingdoms are not included in ongoing sale.

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Since the entire world is going through an unimaginable challenge of fighting Coronavirus outbreak, Sega wanted to help contribute in a collective effort of gamers by giving away a free game to encourage them in staying at home.

Total War: Shogun 2 is considered as one of the greatest strategy titles on PC, which is typically sold on Steam storefront for $18.99 only. When this limited time giveaway period finally ends, the game will be added on sale for 75% off.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

For The King Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers PC version of turn-based strategic RPG title For The King in free giveaway of this week.

For this week, Epic Games has revealed set plans earlier to offer a select PC game for their free weekly giveaway at Epic Games Store and there was no last-moment entry or any surprise titles aside from the already announced one.

Epic Store is currently giving away 2018 strategic role-playing game For The King at their storefront that anyone can claim forever with a free account and add to their online library until April 30, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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For The King Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Unlike most other titles from RPG genre, For The King keeps away from delving into a deep lore and explanation. Instead, the game largely focuses on including roguelike elements into its turn-based combat gameplay mechanics.

When ruler of Fahrul gets slain by an unknown assailant, the kingdom is in chaos and queen pleads to its citizens to stand up for themselves. Therefore, players are to band together a party or go solo for an epic quest full of challenges.

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Designed to appear as a digital tabletop game by developer IronOak Games and publisher Curve Digital, players engage in regular activities like taking on quests, collecting loots, seeking items and interact with NPCs during a playthrough.

Epic Store will be handing out free copies of survival horror title Amnesia: The Dark Descent and action-adventure role-playing game Crashlands for PC platform to their lineup of next week as they will become available from Apr 30, 2020.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Faeria Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering PC version of Faeria and Assassin's Creed Syndicate for free giveaway this week.

By now, PC gamers are aware that Epic Games always like to double down whenever it comes to weekly giveaway titles on Epic Games Store and they are proving that once again this week by giving more than what was originally promised.

During their last giveaway, turn-based strategy card game Faeria was announced to offer as only freebie for current week but they later added Assassin's Creed Syndicate into mix and made both of them free to claim forever.

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Faeria Free on Epic Games Store Now

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A successor to Assassin's Creed Unity and ninth mainline release from AC series, Syndicate is set in Victorian era of London. Throughout game's plot, players can assume in role of twins Jacob and Evie Frye, switching between missions.

Away from traditional collectible card game genre, Faeria comes with more than 100 hours of content and 300 cards to get. Tactfully crafting your deck will prepare you for fighting epic battles that will lead you to ultimate victory.

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Epic Store initially had plans to giveaway only one game, which is Faeria but then they announced to include AC Syndicate as well. Using your EGS account, you can claim these titles before February 27, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

Unless there is a sudden change of plan to add another title or to make change at last minute, Epic Games Store will be making adventure game InnerSpace from PolyKnight Games available for their next free deal on February 27, 2020.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez Free on Epic Games Store Now

This week, Epic Games Store offers PC version of Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez for free giveaway.

Not only has Epic Games been back in business of handing out free PC games on weekly basis but lately at Epic Games Store, players are getting more than one titles in average and are likely to continue throughout entirety of 2020.

In their current giveaway, Epic Store has added action role-playing title Kingdom Come: Deliverance and 2D beat 'em up game Aztez for anyone to claim with a free account anytime before February 20, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez Free on Epic Games Store Now

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KC: Deliverance explores a story-driven adventure set in Holy Roman Empire, where protagonist character Henry is set to avenge his parent's death, fight forces of enemy, complete quests in open-world and lead up to example doing so.

Then move over to side-scrolling brawler Aztez that is wrapped around in layer of strategy elements. You play as king of the Aztecs who must send best breed of Aztez fighters in various areas of dispute by resolving conflicts.

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A very sweet coincidence for Deliverance is that today marks the second anniversary of its release and it goes free on EGS on this special occasion. You can also grab a copy of HD sound, texture and voice packs along with base game.

Epic Store has revealed strategy card game Faeria by developer studio Abrakam that is rich with many hours of content and co-operative missions. It is scheduled to become available as a freebie PC title for next week on February 20.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away free copy of Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride for PC platform until February 13.

Drawing player interest on their digital distribution storefront, Epic Games has been endlessly giving up loads of free games on Epic Games Store each week from a variety of fan-favorite genre by indie studios and major AAA companies.

For their freebie offering for this week, Epic Store has added two PC games from publisher Asmodee Digital; Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride. Both of these titles are free to claim on EGS until February 13, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride Free on Epic Games Store Now

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An acclaimed turn-based strategy, Carcassonne allows players to set cities, grassland or roads and place their followers in various roles. Each movement is made through classic tile-placement system that has game-changing possibilities.

A faithful adaptation of train board game, Ticket to Ride teaches you to own railways, lay tracks to connect cities and own important routes. Its rules are easy to pick up but you can never tell where things are going to go in the end.

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Although co-operative board game Pandemic was also listed for freebie for this week alongside above-mentioned titles, it has been removed earlier probably because of real-life coincidence of having a Coronavirus outbreak in China.

Epic Games Store has already announced to giveaway side-scrolling brawler game Aztez from Team Colorblind and action role-playing title Kingdom Come: Deliverance by Warhorse Studios for next week on February 13, 2020.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Into The Breach Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is kicking-off Holiday Sale by giving away PC version of Into the Breach game for free.

To kick-start Holiday Sale on Epic Games Store, 12 days of free games giveaway program has been launched by Epic Games today to offer at least one game on PC platform each day for players to add to their collection.

Contrary to a yearlong freebie offered earlier by EGS, these new titles will arrive and stay for only 24 hours span. So, you won't want to miss a bunch of more games to add into your online library before you bid 2019 goodbye.

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Into The Breach Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Players who love turn-based strategy game with minimalistic approach would surely love Into the Breach. This 2018 critically-acclaimed title hails from indie developer/publisher studio Subset Games and now on Epic Store to claim for free.

You bring your giant mechs to tactfully fight off legions of Kaiju monsters on various landscapes presented like chess boards. While these regions have their own default characteristics, enemy types are always swapped in like a roguelite game.

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Perfect Your Strategy

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Whatever expectation you can have from creators of FTL: Faster Than Light, those aspects are certainly there. Depending on your will to experiment with abilities and weapons can always create some unexpected gameplay variety.

Right before Steam started their Winter Sale with many games on discount, Epic Games Store has launched their Holiday Sale in a constant effort to compete with Valve's storefront and bringing some free stuff for everyone as well.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Wargroove Coming to PS4

Chucklefish brings their newest turn-based tactics game Wargroove to PS4 next week on July 23, 2019.

Already making its way to Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One on February 2019, turn-based tactics title Wargroove from developer/publisher Chucklefish is soon heading over to PlayStation 4 platform on July 23, 2019.

You can create party of up to four players and be set for a strategy game experience where war ensues with enemy factions in a turn-based tactics. Select from a more than a dozen of Commanders and rally up units to storm rival grounds.

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Wargroove Coming to PS4

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Commanders are a key-aspect of gameplay and each has their special ultimate move called "Groove" that can be charged when they are at 100%. It has the potential to turn tides of battlefield often times when you needed most.

Going through single player story campaign as Queen Mercia of Cherrystone Kingdom, you will learn more about what drives them into fight and having that knowledge will help you choose a better Commander that would better suit your playstyle.

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Recruit Your Units

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Although other version of the game from different platform share cross-platform play feature among them, upcoming PS4 release will not be having the same element, or not at least during launch and that is most probably because of Sony.

Despite cross-play being unavailable, local and online multiplayer are still up for both co-op adventure between friends or going fully competitive. Players on PS4 will still be able to download community map designs and upload their own.

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Players are given access to some editor tools hat developers used to create in-game maps so that they can go creative and design their own cut-scenes, maps or even story campaigns to share online with Wargroove community.

With that much customization options at their disposal, people can go to endless length to create their version of story-driven missions, design complex quests, come up with new plot-twists or even bend some in-game rules for fun.

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Create Your Own Adventure

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When you are done with everything else, try your luck out in Puzzle modes to challenge your strategic skills. There are a handful of hidden features, secrets and unlockables to keep you busy playing the game for long time.

PS4 version of Wargroove will have same contents that are also present in on PC, Switch and Xbox, except for cross-play. However, you can still enjoy arcade for quick play or indulge yourself in approximately 20 hours of story mode.