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

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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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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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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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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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 Preview) Unity of Command

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

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Might & Magic Heroes VI now available online, in stores for PC

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To the field of battle! Black Hole Entertainment’s entry in the long-running turn-based strategy series Heroes of Might and Magic is now available for the PC. Might & Magic Heroes VI is a prequel to Heroes V, following a family of heroes as they fight for survival as Angels scheme to end an ongoing war. Heroes VI also serves as a reboot to the franchise, updating the original release with locations and creatures from the World of Ashan as well as adding a new Reputation System to customize heroes.

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Revisiting … Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest

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Just in time for the latest Heroes of Might and Magic – now Might and Magic Heroes – is our 2009 article about the one that started it all, the original Heroes of Might and Magic.

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Might & Magic Heroes 6 – public demo now available

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Just in time for GamesCom, Ubisoft has released a public demo for Might & Magic Heroes 6. The demo, found on the official site, includes the Tutorial and Prologue maps.

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