Turn Based Strategy

Our Favorite iOS Games of 2011: Part 1

We've seen so many great games in 2011, making a favorites list is quite the daunting task! First up is Sean, who's becoming ever more convinced that videogames can be fine literary experiences as well as an addictive pastime. ...

Legion of the Damned Review

If you're a TBS fan and you're looking for one sci-fi entry to match the medieval tour de force that was "Ravenmark," make it "Legion of the Damned!" While it doesn't pack a powerful visual punch, it ranks as high as one could hope for in every other department -- a meaty campaign with real strategic depth, a neat story, and some of the most robust multiplayer we've yet seen in the genre on iOS....

Interview With Witching Hour Studios

Our blowout coverage of "Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion" continues! Find out more about Witching Hour Studios' future plans for the series inside, and get an answer to that all-important question: "Will there be multiplayer?"...

Ravenmark In-Depth Review

Yeah, it's awesome. If you're a TBS fan you'll have a nice banquet to feast on here, and if you're interested in story at all and don't mind tactical gameplay with plenty of depth, "Ravenmark" will be of interest to you as well....

Hands-On Preview: Ravenmark

Remember, remember, the eleventh of November. If you're a fan of Turn-Based Strategy games, RPGs, or just enjoy an expertly conveyed fantasy, you'd do well to heed that advice -- that's when Witching Hour Studios is slated to bring "Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion" to iOS! The developer graciously gave us a chance to dig into this sumptuous audiovisual feast, and two words adequately sum up our experience thus far: "we like!"...

Danger Alliance: Battles Review

"Danger Alliance: Battles" clearly illustrates the potential of the Turn-Based Strategy genre on iOS, proving that strategic depth can go hand in hand with a rock solid interface. Those concerned about the content-to-price ratio may very well be surprised by how long this one keeps their attention, thanks to skillful deployment of its limited assets....

Jelly Wars Review

Eschewing the likes of Openfeint and Game Center, Jelly Wars employs Star Arcade Oy's very own social gaming platform to pit iOS, Android, and Symbian gamers from across the globe against each other in quirky turn-based battles......

Epic Giveaway: Final Fantasy Tactics!

One, Two, Three, Four, we declare a Lion War! That's right, we're giving away up to four copies of "Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions" for iOS depending on how many Tweets we rake in. No, we're not crazy. We're iFanzine. All you iPod Touch and iPhone-owning Zodiac Braves, sally forth and see what you must do for your chance to win!...

Hands-On Preview: Danger Alliance

For all of you waiting on pins and needles to see what the fate of isometric turn-based strategy games will be on iOS, never fear: TOME Studios is hard at work proving that the genre can be executed just as well on a touchscreen as on a console. After spending some hands-on time with "Danger Alliance: Battles," we're not even sure we'll be able to go back to physical controllers for our TBS fix....