Review: Ultimate General: Civil War

Back in June 21014, the little Ukrainian software company Game-Labs LLC and designer Nick Thomadis produced a gem of a Civil War battle game...

Review: Rising Storm 2

The Vietnam War was a polarising conflict. Fought on the marble steps of Washington D.C. as much as in the streets of Saigon, the...

Review: Polaris Sector: Lumens

We’ve been talking about Space 4X games a lot over on our sister website. It seems fitting that, as Stellaris re-invents itself to give...

Review: Cold Waters

Cold Waters is a game that is trying to tread a fine line. Whilst it stumbles in some places, for the most part it’s...

Legacy Review: Supremacy at Sea WW2

When I heard we were doing a series of reviews covering ‘forgotten gems’, I dashed to the CD shelf in my computer room blew...

Review: Panzer Strategy

As the camera made an awkward zoom into a bush for the second time this turn, I sighed. I had placed my artillery unit...

Battle of Blenheim 1704 Review

If you’re British you probably remember the word BROM from your early school days, meaning Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde and Malplaquet. These are the four...

Review: Hearts of Iron 4: Waking the Tiger

Despite the fact that Hearts of Iron IV still has some fundamental issues with its design, the HOI team at Paradox Development Studios are...

Review: Field of Glory (3rd Edition)

Well, Field of Glory II for computers is now out, and in an amazing coincidence (sure), so is the third edition of the tabletop...

Review: Clad in Iron: Philippines 1898

The usual narrative of the naval action of the Spanish-American War begins with Admiral Dewey’s smashing of the Spanish squadron in Manilla Bay, and...

Review: Command LIVE: Commonwealth Collision

The latest iteration of the Command, Modern Air/Naval Operations (CMANO) is out. The Commonwealth Collision DLC sets parts of the old empire, India and...

Review: Triumph & Tragedy (2nd Edition)

It’s late 1944 and the Western Allies have broken through my Axis forces in Southern Germany, exploiting on to Berlin. A counter attack from...

Review: Victory at Sea: Pacific

Victory at Sea: Pacific is a conundrum. When the game works, it is an entertaining and engaging abstraction of grand strategy and naval tactics...

Review: Command LIVE: Pole Positions

Command Live scenarios usually are rife with noisy things like missiles, bombs, acrobatic jets, burning buildings and exploding ships. Pole Positions takes another approach....

Review: Great War at Sea: Volume I – The Mediterranean

Many weeks ago, colleague Jim Cobb presented a survey on all the computer games concerning World War I naval combat. As the centennial of...

Legacy Review: XIII Century Gold

When you first open this game, there are no intro videos to suffer thru. Instead you go to a menu page where a scroll...

Blocks! Julius Caesar Review

The most powerful nation in the world can find no worthy opponents, so it divides in half to fight itself. Facing off across the...

Review: ArmA III: Tac-Ops Mission Pack DLC

Shoot, move, and communicate. I learned about this basic dictum of infantry tactics during a sweltering hot September at Fort Benning, Georgia, many years...

Review: Command: Desert Storm

DLCs for Command Modern Air and Naval Operations (CMANO) come in two varieties: small packages featuring just one or two scenarios (like Kuril Sunrise)...

Review: Order of Battle: Endsieg

We’ve finally made it to the final chapter of Order of Battle’s “Krieg” series of campaigns, which showcase the German army’s battles across various...

Legacy Review: West Front (John Tiller’s Campaign Series)

If you’re a pewter pusher like me, it was Jim Rose and Talonsoft that got you into computer wargaming. You remember him coming to...

Review: IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad

The World War II flight sim IL-2 Sturmovik has been around since 2001. Designed by then Russian developer Maddox Games (and published today by...

Review: Dominions 5: Warriors of the Faith

Total War: Warhammer 2 is the fantasy strategy game that everyone is excited this year. However, it does have its own share of lazy...

Review: Bomber Crew

The side of the plane explodes into splinterings, bullets striking the armour and opening holes in the fuselage. 400 meters from the target V1...

Review: Field of Glory II – Age of Belisarius DLC

If you feel the ground trembling beneath your feet, do not be alarmed. Its only the pounding hooves of massed Kataphraktoi as they trample...

Rule the Waves 2 Review

Coming away from Rule the Waves 2, I realize that I’ve never had a more engaging or heart pounding time looking at data and...

Review: Graviteam Tactics: Black Snow

It is 8:43AM and my attack has failed before it even has begun. It’s like something out of a war novel. Not a Tom...

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