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Set in a B-movie version of WWII, Heroes of Normandie is a unique (if occasionally frustrating) offering, says Davy Lane.

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Davy Lane investigates Slitherine's PC port of Shenandoah's 2012 instant-classic iPad wargame.

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Alex Connolly says there's a satisfying tactical crunch underneath this sci-fi game's vanilla exterior.

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Owen visits this post-apocalyptic FTL-like tactical game and brings home a bucketload of dog tags.

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Alex Connolly dives deep into Sengoku Japan with Koei's first Western edition of its marquee wargaming series in years.

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Unless your current residence consists of living under a rock somewhere, you likely know that this year, 2015, is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. And as expected there have been more than a plethora of books, films and games gracing the public to honor the event. It is within this environment that NORBSOFTDEV (NSD) has thrown its hat into the ring by expanding its very well received Scourge of War (SOW) series to include Wellington and Napoleon doing battle on 18 June 1815 once more near the sleepy hamlets of la Belle Alliance and Waterloo. In doing so they have taken a plunge into the unknown as the Napoleonic Wars were vastly different in almost every conceivable way than the American Civil War. Thus there were undoubtedly many opportunities to stumble

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Strategy gamers young and old understand full well the iconic vision of the Eastern Hordes galloping into fearsome battles across China, the Middle East, and Europe. No student of world history or warfare can ignore the devastating and immense accomplishments of one of the most feared fighting forces in the history of man: The Mongols. The very name brings forth images of massive armies of horse archers and the pillage and capture of cities from Beijing to Baghdad. Unstoppable in their progress, these fearsome steppe warriors make it into almost every incarnation of game that centers around the Middle Ages.

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First there was Legions of Steel the boardgame (which I must confess I hadn’t heard of), then French development studio, Studio Nyx, started a Kickstarter campaign to develop a digital version. Alas this was not successful; however, a Plan B emerged with a partnership with strategy games publisher Slitherine and 18 months later the game has finally hit the (e)stores being released for PC (including Steam) and iPad.

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Following in Paradox's savvy strategy of releasing incremental - though sometimes monumental - updates to their game, “Common Sense” seeks to enhance many of the gameplay mechanics of the present game with a battery of new features.

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Sails of Glory is Ares Games’ stunning follow up to the their extremely successful Wings of Glory World War I and II miniature game series except Sails of Glory takes us from the skies of the 20th Century to the seas of the 18th and 19th Century – the height of the Age of Sail.

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