Strategy games can be rather intimidating. Generally speaking, they're difficult by design, forcing you to think several steps ahead, and make decisions more carefully than you would in other genres. Occasionally you'll come across a strategy title that's a little easier to get into, and the Kingdom games are certainly in that ballpark...
Long live the king
A series of side-scrolling strategy games named Kingdom has been a quiet success over in PC land, and normally when that happens, a console port is never too far away. The next game is Kingdom Two Crowns, and it's heading to PS4 on 11th December. The Kingdom series sees you play as the ruler of a 2D landscape, and as you ride...
Bad North is an oddity, as it's quite a niche game wearing a casual game's clothing. It's a rogue-like real-time strategy game, but don't let that scare you off -- it takes a minimalist approach, throwing out a lot of the fiddly stuff associated with the genre in its pursuit of purity. The result is an extremely lean experience that...
Bad North was announced a few months ago, but it may have flown a little under the radar for most. As you can see in the above announcement trailer, the game's action takes place on small isometric islands,...
Gonner be good
Roguelikes are ten a penny these days, but rarely do they look or sound as good as Gonner, a roguelike platformer/shooter hybrid that's just been announced for PlayStation 4. Luke Icenhower from publisher Raw Fury perhaps describes the game best in his PlayStation Blog post: "Gonner is a procedurally-generated 2D platformer with...