Take one part Pacific Rim mix it with some Starship Troopers then add a dash of Edge of Tomorrow. Mix it all into Advance Wars/X-Com like combat and this is what you end up with. Into The Breach is the second game from Subset Games, and the followup to FTL: Faster than Light, a game spoken about on this blog none too long ago.
A game by the name of Into the Breach caught my eye recently, a tactical role playing game from developers Subset Games. It had an Advance Wars vibe to it that really grabbed my interest. But rather than just going out and buying the game I liked the look of, like a normal person would. Instead I found myself loading up Subset’s first game and losing a couple dozen more hours to FTL: Faster Than Light.
I really, really like the top three game on my list this year and funnily enough, none of them were games I was hotly anticipating. In fact, all of them were a nice surprise for me. Even Pokemon weirdly enough. There were a lot of games that took me by surprise this year some new and some older. I discovered Rocket League this year and put a significant amount of time into it in the summer months. Superhot was amazing and only missed out on my top ten by a hair. Dragonball Xenoverse 2 has shaken off the honeymoon feel of the original game, but still managed to make a sequel that improved on the original in a lot of important ways.
Oh and I toyed with putting Skyrim: Special Edition on here, oh how I did. But after a final recap of my top then I’m going to talk about my favourite game of 2016:
Still conscious. I haven’t fallen into an Odin-like Food slumber as of yet, just enough energy to talk about number four in my games of the years list. I’m not sure if this is a game that is showing up much on other people’s game of the year lists, but it’s one I really think people should try as it is a step towards a new style of storytelling and game design. But before I get to that: