Zombies never seem to score an even break. Once again they are the subject of our gaming enmity, their sad lives cut short with axes, chainsaws, flamethrowers and shotguns, while we make quips and wait for the next upgrade. The whole thing probably sounds familiar – and it should.
King Arthur 2 is one
of the most unique strategy games to come along in quite a while. Rather than
focusing on kingdom building or minute unit tactics, KA2 shifts the focus to a
great blend of medieval battle and fantasy roleplaying...
Somewhere in between the final boss assaulting your Princess’s home castle, receiving a pet dragon, gaining command of an army, getting your own ship, entering a new dimension, disobeying your father and destroying a priceless artifact, you might wonder if Armored Princess is squeezing too much into its first 90 seconds. Is this really a hex-based strategy game?
Great love triangles of our time: the frog, the zombie and us. Oh, how we long to marry both, but society’s cruel rules forbid it. Also, there’s no space for two wives on the character screen. Damn it. This is a strategy-RPG in the mould of Heroes of Might & Magic, with a simple structure – perform quests, build armies, kill other armies – that still manages to be consistently surprising.
As far as generic names that videogames call the protagonist so they don't need to give the main character an actual name, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning's "The Fateless" might be the best. Thankfully, that's only one of the great things about Reckoning, a game that proves there's room to grow in the action RPG genre...
At 20 years old we were still struggling with the intricacies of laundry, but here it’s the starting point for ten years of socializing, wage slavery and dentistry. The idea is to find fame, fortune and happiness by micromanaging your character’s life. The catch? You can only choose one activity a night and two on a Saturday or Sunday. And activities make you happy.
Note: While Kwari has not been officially released in the US, it is available for download and play.First and foremost, Kwari is free to download, but you have to pay for ammunition. And then again when you pick up weapons, drops and health. And again when you get shot. If you’re going to ask someone to continuously pay money to be able to play your game, you’re going to have to provide one hell of a decent shooter. And not,