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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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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The Best Virtual Reality Games Of GDC 2017

The Best Virtual Reality Games Of GDC 2017

Defense Grid 2 developers Hidden Path Entertainment is back with another VR real-time strategy game. This medieval fantasy setting almost looks like the clockwork map from the Game of Thrones title sequence come to life. Players spend currency to reinforce their base, build new structures and create new units to conquer the map before them. […]

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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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Finally, VR has a legitimate RTS contender in Brass Tactics

SAN FRANCISCO—That real-time strategy battling is a solid fit for virtual reality seems like a foregone conclusion. RTS games like Total Annihilation and Starcraft already force players to gaze at their little fighters, armies, and fortifications from high above. So why not let us use VR systems to control all of those battles with our […]

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9 Best New VR Games We Played At Oculus Connect 4

9 Best New VR Games We Played At Oculus Connect 4

Brass Tactics Brass Tactics is a VR real-time strategy game from some of the creators behind Age of Empires II. You can play it against the AI or 1v1 with a human opponent. Like traditional RTS games, you have a base to defend and need to manage your forces to attack your opponent. You won’t have […]

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‘Brass Tactics’ is a VR RTS that puts you in a clockwork battlefield

‘Brass Tactics’ is a VR RTS that puts you in a clockwork battlefield

Real-time strategy and VR don’t seem like they would go together. After all, the key attraction to virtual reality is feeling like you’re in someone else’s shoes in a faraway land of make believe. The top-down view of typical RTS games doesn’t quite lend itself to that level of immersion. Or does it? After a […]

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Best upcoming VR games of 2018

Best upcoming VR games of 2018

2017 was a great year for VR games, but which should we be looking forward to? Here, we showcase some of the best VR games coming out in 2018 and beyond. By Lewis Painter | 02 Jan 2018 The Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR are all now readily available to buy in the UK, which begs the question – which games should […]

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Hands-on: ‘Brass Tactics’ is a True Tabletop RTS with All the Classic Trimmings

Hands-on: ‘Brass Tactics’ is a True Tabletop RTS with All the Classic Trimmings

At Oculus’ off-site GDC demo booth we saw Brass Tactics, Hidden Path Entertainment’s new real-time strategy game coming exclusively to Oculus Touch after their hit tower defense game Defense Grid 2 Enhanced VR Edition (2016). Filled with a bevy of miniature structures and multiple toy soldier units, the little tabletop world promises to deliver familiar […]

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Preview: Brass Tactics Arena – A Taste Of What’s To Come

Preview: Brass Tactics Arena – A Taste Of What’s To Come

Essentially a fleshed out demo, Brass Tactics Arena is well worth a download. By Peter Graham Last updated Feb 15, 2018 0 Comments Brass Tactics ArenaHidden Path EntertainmentOculus RiftOculus Touch There maybe another week to wait until Hidden Path Entertainment launches its long awaited real-time strategy (RTS) title Brass Tactics for Oculus Rift, in the meantime however the studio has seen […]

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