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Phantom Brigade review: entertaining mech battles carry a toothless campaign

I’m still not entirely sure if I’m playing Phantom Brigade right. According to its internal clock, battles usually take less than a minute. That time is divided into five-second chunks during which you’re shown what the enemy will do, and must use that to coordinate your own mechs, placing their orders on a visible timeline. You finish your turn by hitting a button that makes everyone go at once for a few explosive moments. In practice, behind those few seconds are an eternity of theorising, testing, and tweaking. There’s probably a metaphor in there somewhere about writing, video editing, or…

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Space city-builder Industries Of Titan is now on Steam, still in early access

Space-based city-builder Industries Of Titan has has launched itself into early access. Again, that is. The micromanage-y space corp management game has been in early access for a bit over a year with a number of updates an improvements. It’s now arrived on Steam, still in early access, with plans to stay there around another year. Today’s new trailer highlights some of the flashy new bits that have been added to the game already. Read more

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Phantom Brigade’s tactical robo-bashing stomps into early access

Gosh, I do like it when the giant robots fight. Phantom Brigade, a turn-based mech brawler from the folks behind Crypt Of The Necrodancer, enters early access today, bringing with it some wonderfully clever and effortlessly stylish combat puzzles to sink your giant mechanized teeth into. Should mechs have teeth? Mechs really should not have teeth. (moreā€¦)