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Nintendo’s Wiiware service is a bit of a mix bag at the moment, it doesn’t always bring great hits, but from time to time the occasional fantastic game pops up that is worth getting attention. The latest title to shout about is Ronimo Games’ Swords & Soldiers. A real time strategy game that is out right now to buy on Wiiware for 1000 Nintendo points. Real time strategy games don’t always get the best of praises on a console. The genre is usually held back by the limitation of the controller....1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Wiiware has really taken off this year and has seen some remarkable independent games - such as the Bit Trip series and Art Style: Orbient. However, the real star was this unusual 2D side-on real-time strategy game. It could well be the best real-time strategy game conceived on a console. Its design overcomes the limitations of using a control pad, whilst retaining all the necessary features for a fun and challenging strategic game. What makes Swords and Soldiers really stand-out is the charm an...0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Swords and Soldiers is described as a RTS game, although it does have not a lot in common with the RTS games most gamers will think about when prompted to name a few. The basic principle of the game lies in what most RTS gamers would call rushing or swarming: Quickly establish a gold engine (that's about all there is in terms of economy) and then build units like crazy to remove your enemies units from the face of the earth.The interesting thing about this game is its perspective. It is a 2D gam...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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