strategy

New Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Gameplay Showsoff Scraplands

November 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Bearded Ladies have released a new gameplay developer commentary video showcasing the never before seen Scraplands area in Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. The video has commentary from Producer Mark Parker using stealth in the Scraplands. The Scraplands area is considered a “side map.” Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden releases on [...]

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Is Tactical Combat With A Twist

November 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Bearded Ladies and Funcom have released a new gameplay video with developer commentary for the upcoming tactical strategy game, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. You can check out the video below. The tactical adventure game combines the strategy of turn based combat seen in XCOM with story, exploration, stealth, and loot. Mutant Year Zero is [...]

Valhalla Hills: Definitive Edition Review

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Valhalla Hills is strategy/city-building game developed by Funatics that first released on Steam Early Access back in August 2015. On April 25, 2017 the game came to PS4 and Xbox One in the form of Valhalla Hills: Definitive Edition, which includes the based game and the two DLC packs (Sand of the Damned and Fire Mountains) plus an exclusive map [...]

MouseCraft Review

July 14, 2014 // 3 Comments

There may be a drought of big release titles on the new gaming consoles, but one thing PS4 isn't lacking is quality indie titles. A couple of these digital games release every month, and July started off hot with the release of MouseCraft from Curve Studios. MouseCraft is a “simple” puzzle game in the vein of something like Lemmings only much more enjoyable in this day and age. You're tasked with helping three mice get past a series of obstacles to get to the cheese. To complete the level, you only need to get one mouse to the cheese. [...]

Plants vs. Zombies 2 – It’s About Time! Review

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

The original Plants vs. Zombies was a surprise hit when it first hit PC and Mac way back in 2009. If you were to just glance at the game, you would have seen something that looked very simple and probably wouldn’t be that much fun. Turns out, it was super fun and became super popular for developer/publisher PopCap Games. It was so successful [...]

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review

October 15, 2012 // 5 Comments

I never experienced the original 1994 turn based strategy game XCOM: UFO Defense (also known as UFO: Enemy Unknown) because I didn’t have a PC in 1994 and by the time I finally did get one in 1998 or so the game certainly wasn’t on my radar. So I’ve come into XCOM: Enemy Unknown like a lot of gamers will: having no nostalgia for the original [...]

Total War: Rome Review

March 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

Hello all and welcome back to The Backlog. It’s been quite a while since I’ve written one of these, so bear with me while I attempt to shake off the rust of the past few months. As my welcome back gift to you, I present Rome: Total War. Rome: Total War is a real-time, turn-based strategy game in which you can select from a few [...]

From Dust Review

September 17, 2011 // 1 Comment

In From Dust you are cast as the formless entity known as The Breath, and your sole goal is to protect a tribe of people and help them build new villages during their journey to find the Ancients. You are basically the god of these tribal folks, although your power as god is quite limited at times. With that limited power, you’ll also face palm [...]