While not quite the epic turn-based strategy game we hoped it would be, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics has some interesting points, like mixing XCom tactical gameplay with Lovecraftian Mythos. Set during World War II in the Ardennes Forest, you will be fighting Nazis and other monsters.
Developer Auroch Digital and publisher Ripstone Games today announced that its Weird World War game Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is now available on PlayStation 4, with the Xbox One release on November 23rd, priced at $19.99. A Nintendo Switch release will follow. Having launched on Steam in October, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is the video game adaptation of the hugely popular tabletop RPG from Modiphius Entertainment. In this occult turn-based strategy game, players are up against a rogues’ gallery of Lovecraftian beings controlled by the Nazis and have to use cunning military tactics, along with some nifty supernatural powers, to save the … Continue reading XCom-like Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Now Available on Consoles
BAFTA Young Game Designer winner, Dan Smith, and publisher, Ripstone Games, are pleased to share the first gameplay footage of the upcoming first-person puzzler, The Spectrum Retreat. The all new gameplay and commentary details the pristinely eerie Penrose Hotel and unique colour-coded puzzles devised by the young game designer, showing how the basic colour swapping mechanics learnt in early levels will become increasingly complex later in the game. In addition, the footage hints at the narrative arc of the The Spectrum Retreat and the potential turmoil players might experience within its walls. The Spectrum Retreat takes place in the near … Continue reading BAFTA Award Winner Shows The Spectrum Retreat Gameplay
Who knew that a thousand-year-old game could make such a new splash? Chess Ultra for the Nintendo Switch plays well, and provides some of the most eye-popping backdrops for a game of chess ever created. Plus, it works great when played on a television or the portable Switch screen.
Ripstone Games announced today that Chess Ultra, the most breath-taking chess game ever made and TIGA Awards finalist for Best Strategy Game, will be launching on Nintendo Switch on 2nd November priced at £9.99 / $12.49 / €12.49. Those excited to see the game can check out the trailer here. Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience. The game is cross-platform compatible so players on Nintendo Switch can play chess against players on PC and Xbox One. Chess Ultra fully utilizes the array of intuitive playing options on Nintendo Switch. … Continue reading Chess Ultra Comes to Nintendo Switch
The Victorian steampunk Mechs of Ironcast have stomped all over the PC, PlayStation and Xbox. Now they get ready to kick some brass on the Nintendo Switch, where their $13 price tag should have players lining up for more.
Ripstone, the British publisher behind hit games including Ironcast, Stick it to the Man, and Extreme Exorcism, is excited to reveal that Chess Ultra, their new in-house developed chess title will launch this year on Nintendo Switch. Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience. Ripstone have been publishing games for over five years, and are on the verge of releasing Ironcast on Nintendo Switch next week, but Chess Ultra is the first game to be crafted by their own in-house development team. Key features of the game include… • Stunning … Continue reading Chess Ultra Coming To Nintendo Switch
Ironcast stormed onto PlayStation 4 and Xbox One earlier this month, combining turn based strategy combat with a rich, alternate 1880’s timeline. In true Ironcast style, the controllers up for grabs are hand designed and feature custom steampunk-esque leatherwork and studding. So, you may ask, ‘How do I get my hands on one?’ To be in with the chance of winning either a PS4 controller OR an Xbox One controller, all you have to do is send us a design for your own unique war mech or Ironcast. Sketch it, paint it, build it using Lego, design it in PhotoShop; … Continue reading Ripstone Giving Away Ironcast-themed Steampunk Controllers
Extreme Exorcism changes the platformer genre a bit by having the monsters learn player tactics and mimic them. So the great tactic you used in one level can become a player-killer in the next. Choose your strategy carefully.
The power of gaming compels you to gather friends and battle poltergeists as paranormal platformer and action party game Extreme Exorcism possesses your console.