Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Turn-based Strategy

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories hitting PSN next week

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Disgaea fans who missed out on the early years will get a chance to try out the second release, Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories, via PSN when it launches on the PS Store on January 22. Cursed Memories will be available as a PlayStation 2 Classic and offer gamers an excellent entry point to better understand the series’ turn-based system and role-playing elements. Newer fans will also find much to be familiar with, including geo effects, the Item World, and the Dark Assembly.

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PlayStation 3 News

Omerta – City of Gangsters goes gold for 360, PC

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If Boardwalk Empire has you itching to be a gangster in Prohibition-era Atlantic City, then Kalypso might have just the thing for you. The publisher has announced that Haemimont Games’ latest strategy title, Omerta – City of Gangsters, has gone gold and will launch for 360 and PC on February 12. Players will start off as a smalltime crook, but through recruiting a gang of their own, raiding their rivals’ territories, robbing banks, and battling it out in turn-based combat, they will climb the ranks and become a mob boss with their own syndicate.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

GOG.com’s massive holiday sale ending soon

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Final call: GOG.com’s incredible holiday sale—up to 75% off 125-plus games—ends today. If you haven’t emptied your wishlist yet, you have about 20 hours left to do so. Over the holiday period, GOG also announced that they added expansion packs for several games, including Alpha Centauri, Wing Commander 1 & 2 bundle, Wing Commander: Privateer, and Might and Magic 6-Pack. This is especially great news for Alpha Centauri fans as Alien Crossfire has long crossed the $70 mark on auction sites.

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PC News

Unity of Command launches on Steam, getting Red Turn DLC soon

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The charming Unity of Command has launched on Steam. Gamers who haven’t had a chance to try out this simple but addictive turn-based title will not only be able to score it at a new reduced price of $19.99, but for the first week, they will be able to download it for $14.99—an additional 25% off. The announcement coincides with the reveal that the game’s first DLC pack is nearing completion, Red Turn: The Road to Berlin 1943-45.

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DLC, PC News

Dark Elves to feature in Might and Magic Heroes VI expansion

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Might and Magic Heroes VI will be receiving a new standalone expansion next spring. The untitled release will center on the Dark Elves, leaders of the Dungeon faction, and their early years, said to be “a time of decadence and desperation.” The campaign begins after the elves’ migration from their ancestral homelands for a hidden city, led by the hero Raelag, to serve as assassins for the Faceless. The story will not only follow the faction into new areas of Ashan but also delve into their history.

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PC News

Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps opens a new front, launches for PC

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After several DLC campaigns, the fantastic Panzer Corps has received its first standalone expansion, Afrika Korps. Set in 1941, players command the Deutsches Afrikakorps in their attempt to capture the Suez Canal and the resource-rich lands of the Arabian Peninsula in a new 24-scenario campaign. Expert commanders will also be able to strike a serious blow to the British Empire by invading its biggest prize, India. The DAK brings with it 20-plus new unit types, while the enemy will offer an “improved” AI and the theater new tile-sets.

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DLC, PC News

MechWarrior Tactics shows off in-game footage, new screenshots

A new trailer has launched and new shots arrived from Roadhouse Interactive and A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games’ MechWarrior Tactics. The upcoming turn-based strategy game will allow gamers to control and customize a host of armored combatants as a mercenary commander in the year 3025. The developers are looking to augment their hexagonized turn-based system with “tactical gameplay, deep collectability, and unique online features.”

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PC News

MechWarrior Tactics gets first batch of in-game screenshots

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The first shots from Roadhouse Interactive and A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games’ upcoming BattleTech-licensed turn-based strategy game, MechWarrior Tactics, emerged today. Set in the year 3025, players will lead a mercenary force whose services are available to the highest bidder as the five major houses battle for control of the Inner Sphere planets. Players will be able to obtain and upgrade mechs, as well as team up with others to carve out their own territory.

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PC News

Unity of Command marches onto PC

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2×2 Games’ Unity of Command has launched for PC. Slitherine and Matrix Games have recently scored a hit on the wargaming-light side with Panzer Corps, and going by what we tried of Unity of Command, they might have done it again. The Eastern Front-focused turn-based strategy game features fast combat with gloriously simple menus and just enough modifiers to give it some meat. As the Wehrmacht or Red Army, players will take on nearly 20 scenarios that feature a focus on supply lines, weather, and terrain, with operational-level units vying for position and battling it out.

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PC News

(PC Preview) Unity of Command

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“…things are looking very good for 2×2 Games.”

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Articles, PC News