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Thursday - January 04, 2018

Strike Team Hydra - Review @ Toucharcade

by Hiddenx, 18:26

Toucharcade reviewed the tactical RPG Strike Team Hydra last year. The game is now available for the PC as well:

'Strike Team Hydra' Review - Trading Walking Guns for Regular Guns

Wave Light Games came virtually out of nowhere with the excellent tactical RPG Demon's Rise a couple of years ago. Perhaps more impressively, the small developer updated the game frequently, responding to player feedback to hammer out many of the game's dents and rough edges. All of that work paid off when Demon's Rise 2 was able to launch last year in a much more polished form than its predecessor. Naturally, that game got more than a few updates as well. One problem that sequel faced was that the original game was updated so often, the sequel had trouble distinguishing itself, an issue that likely would have afflicted a third Demon's Rise had that been Wave Light's next project.
This particular developer seems to get a little better all the time, and Strike Team Hydra is a good example of that. It's easily the most playable and refined of Wave Light's TRPGs, and the change in theme certainly helps to freshen up even the returning elements. It's not a replacement for the soon-to-be-departed XCOM, but it's not really trying to be. It's a straightforward, well-built tactical role-playing experience, one that deserves a spot in the collection of any fan of the genre. One can only hope that two more rise in its place.

Score: 4.5/5


Wednesday - January 03, 2018

Strike Team Hydra - Released

by Hiddenx, 22:00

The tactical RPG Strike Team Hydra has been released last month:

RPG Strike Team Hydra


You are the commander of an elite Strike Team aboard the warship, HYDRA. Your first combat mission will have you leading your team in vicious ship-to-ship battles against the Sethari, a mysterious alien race whose soldiers are genetically bred for war.

In Strike Team Hydra, you lead an elite squad of futuristic soldiers in grueling, turn-based combat. Using an intuitive, action-point system, command each warrior to use cover, suppressive fire, advanced weapons and iron will to defeat the enemy. Always outnumbered, your soldiers will depend on your tactical brilliance to prevail.

  • COVER: Use barricades and barrels as cover for your soldiers. Less conventional force fields and tachyon fields can also grant a tactical edge to those that hold them.
  • SUPPRESSION: Use suppressive fire to pin enemy soldiers in place before finishing them off in close assault or with a well-placed grenade.
  • ACTION POINTS: Every action, including movement, attacks and special abilities, requires action points. Spend them wisely to achieve victory.
  • MORALE: Your soldiers and the enemy are affected by their courage and determination. If the battle goes well, they fight with grit and determination. If it goes badly, they will focus more on saving themselves than the mission at hand.
  • CHARACTERS: Build a team from 12 different character classes ranging from heavy-weapon specialists, snipers, rangers, to exotic classes such as the deadly psi-operative. Freely switch members of your team as you progress through the campaign and enlist heavy robots and other units for special missions.
Play through a campaign featuring 28 intense firefights including various mission objectives and grueling boss fights. An additional 20 combat missions are available to hone your skills.

Information about

Strike Team Hydra

Developer: Wave Light Games Inc.

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: Tactical RPG
Combat: Turn-based
Play-time: Unknown
Voice-acting: Unknown

Regions & platforms
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· Platform: PC
· Released: 2017-12-08
· Publisher: Wave Light Games Inc.