The Best Games of PAX West 2017

The Best Games of PAX West 2017

Brass Tactics “Virtual reality” and “real-time strategy” may not seem like they go together, but Brass Tactics makes it feel like the most natural fit in the world. You’ll challenge your opponent on a wooden tabletop, but you’ll compete with fully mobile infantry, cavalry, archers and siege weapons rather than static miniatures. Collecting resources and upgrading units […]

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Brass Tactics Feels Like VR Age of Empires

Brass Tactics Feels Like VR Age of Empires

SEATTLE – When you think of genres that work really well in virtual reality, a few immediately spring to mind: shooters, racers, simulations and perhaps adventure games. Real-time strategy is probably not near the top of that list, and yet if Brass Tactics is any indication, it’s a surprisingly good fit. This RTS comes from […]

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PAX WEST 2017: BRASS TACTICS HANDS ON – REAL TIME STRATEGY REDEFINED

PAX WEST 2017: BRASS TACTICS HANDS ON – REAL TIME STRATEGY REDEFINED

Brass Tactics Preview Sometimes in life, a singular experience can radically alter your opinion or ideology. Personally, I’ve never possessed a keen interest in RTS games. I’ve dabbled in highly regarded titles like Age of Empires and Starcraft in the past, but none of them ever grasped my undivided attention. At PAX West 2017 I had the opportunity to go […]

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Rift Exclusive Strategy Game Brass Tactics Coming Soon

Rift Exclusive Strategy Game Brass Tactics Coming Soon

by IAN HAMILTON • SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2017 Real-time strategy VR game Brass Tactics is coming exclusively to the Rift on Oct. 19. We first tried the strategy title at GDC and found it to be an enticing multiplayer strategy game offering a giant tabletop upon which to build and command troops in either co-op mode or head-to-head with another player. […]

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Witchblood – PC / VR Review

While a 2D (or 2.5D if you prefer the term) does not seem like a prime candidate for virtual reality – to which I feel compelled to ask: why not? If VR is only for first person games, as I’ve seen far too many people say of late, then I feel they are missing the […]

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