I am a great lover of handheld gaming. As I work full time and and my free time is carefully balanced between family, house work and my girlfriend, I tend to find i don’t get as much time as i like to play games. Why am i telling you this? Well, its because of the latest game coming to Xbox from developer Chucklefish creators of Starbound.
Wargroove is a turn-based strategy game for up to 4 players, in which each player takes control of an army and its commander unit to wage war on their enemies! Wargroove is a modern take on the simple yet deep turn-based tactical gameplay popularised in the 2000’s by handheld games such as Advance Wars. Extremely easy to pickup, with accessibility at the forefront of its design, and very difficult to master, with deep gameplay mechanics that complement strategic play.
Choose from one of 12+ groovy commanders from the 4 warring factions, unlocked as you progress through Story Mode. Each commander has a lengthy campaign of their own, exploring their motivations and personality. Local and online multiplayer skirmish mode with complete rule customisation Local and online competitive and co-op play. Easy to use in-game map and campaign editors. Beautiful high resolution pixel art battle scenes and charming aesthetic Starbound’s Floran race reappears as a playable faction!
I very much look forward to seeing how this game develops and what it has to bring to this genre of games. I have fond memories of advanced wars, and like most, was sad to hear that there wouldn’t be another. With a vibrant looking world, a range of great looking units and animations, i look forward to jumping into this world and seeing what it has to offer.