Into the Breach is the perfect Switch game

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#1 Edited by xantufrog (10362 posts) -

Anyone else playing this? It's on sale right now for 10, but I had a few bucks of E-shop coins and so I got it for 7... it's a no brainer. This reminds me of the kind of tactical games I grew up playing on DOS like the original XCom. The music and graphics are great (assuming you aren't one of those anti-pixel-art people).

It's hard too - but designed in a way where failure is part of the path forward. If you don't have much respect for pixel art, don't let the visuals fool you - this is a serious game, and mechanically deep.

Highly recommended from what I've played so far!

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#2 Posted by iambatman7986 (2722 posts) -

Nice. I will check it out later today. Thank you for the insight.

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#3 Posted by xantufrog (10362 posts) -

@iambatman7986: yeah it's great! It seems like there's a lot of replay value, because when you win (or die) a whole mess of new opportunities arise from taking the game on in a new alternate timeline

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#4 Posted by Eikichi-Onizuka (9164 posts) -

I also picked it up during that sale. Just got my ass kicked so far but I will get the hang of it.

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#5 Posted by xantufrog (10362 posts) -

@Eikichi-Onizuka: yeah it gets tough fast. I'd be annoyed except you kind of progress even by failing

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#6 Posted by dzimm (5133 posts) -

The great thing about this game is how fair it is. Every single round, you know exactly what the enemy is going to do and in what order. There's no RNG to undo your most carefully laid plans. Doesn't mean it's easy, though.

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#7 Posted by Mandzilla (2708 posts) -

I love it, hopefully we get more strategy games on the Switch. :D

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#8 Posted by speedytimsi (732 posts) -

@xantufrog: Yeah this is a nice game. I play it at work.

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#9 Edited by Speeny (915 posts) -

Looks good. It's a beautiful thing when a cheap game turns out to be really great. Especially when you don't know what to expect.

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#10 Edited by Mandzilla (2708 posts) -

It's really really good! Just got the flight specialist and mech specialist achievements at the same time by using all ice mechs. Now have enough coins to unlock the Hazerdous Mechs squad.

Steel Judoka and Rusting Hulks are still my favourites though.