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Game Styles

Here are the different styles of games we write about:

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A
Advance Wars: Dark Conflict DS
Advance Wars: Dark Conflict / Days of Ruin DS
Age of Empires: Age of Kings DS
Angry Birds Kinect 360 Kinect
Apples to Apples Party Box Board Game
Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel PS3
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B
Bang! Board Game
Banner Saga PC
Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled DS
Blue Dragon Plus DS
Boom Street Wii
Boulder Dash XL 3D 3DS
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C
Cate West: The Vanishing Files DS
Chess.com PC
Civilisation Revolution DS
Civilisation: Revolution DS
Civilization IV PC
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D
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie DS
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E
Etrian Odyssey 4: Legends Of The Titan 3DS
Everybody's Golf PS Vita
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F
FGTV 2.71: Pokemon: Obsession or Entertainment? DS
FGTV: Paper Mario Sticker Stars Kid's Review 3DS
Family Games Night DS
Field Runners iPhone
Final Fantasy Echoes of Time Wii
Fire Emblem 3DS
Football Manager 2012 PC
Freaky Creatures PC
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G
Game & Wario Wii U
Greed Crop XBLA
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H
Heroica Lego
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J
Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia DS
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L
Lego Battles DS
Little League World Series Baseball Wii
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M
Magna Carta 2 360
Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story DS
Monopoly Wii
Mystery Case Files: Millionheir DS
Mystery Detective 2 DS
Mystery Stories DS
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N
Ninja Town DS
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P
Paper Mario 3D 3DS
Pass the Pigs DS
Peggle DS
Pictionary DS
Plastic Animal Chess Rules Board Game
Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2 DS
Pokemon X and Pokemon Y 3DS
Professor Layton and Pandora's Box DS
Professor Layton and the Curious Village DS
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R
R-Type Tactics PSP
Rebelstar Tactical Command GBA
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S
San Juan Board Game
Skulls of the Shogun 360
Starship Patrol DSi-Ware
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T
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings PC
Tiger Woods 12 360
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars 3DS
Triple Town PC
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U
Uncharted: Fight For Fortune PS Vita
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V
Valkyria Chronicles PS3
Valkyria Chronicles 3 PSP
Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise DS
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W
Wii-Sports Resort Archery Wii MotionPlus
Worms 2: Armageddon 360
Worms Battle Islands Wii
Wreckateer 360 Kinect
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X
X-COM: Enemy Unknown 360
XCOM: Enemy Unknown PS3
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Z
Zenses: Ocean DS

Turn Based games are played in turns, so that players can stop and consider their next move. This is common in tactical experience such as strategy or adventure games as this enhances the sense of control and planning the player has. Other genres - such as sporting, fighting and rhythm action games obviously rely on realtime game play.

Etrian Odyssey 4: Legends Of The Titan is an unashamed homage to the Japanese-style roleplaying adventure. Among it calls back to an earlier age of gaming, it invites you to create your own maps... read now

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Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel promises to bring even more big-action gaming to local co-operative play as well as online support. It's unlikely to be genre-busting, but it should be an exciting ride... read now

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Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2 improve over the predecessor in seemingly every way, creating a good that looks - at first glance - like a retread of the same ground, but instead provides a far more compulsive journey... read now

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Skulls of the Shogun is a mash-up of strategy and action as well as sorcery and warfare. Featuring four-player local multiplayer and a seamless progress saving feature across Microsoft devices, this promises to be a unique title... read now

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The Pokemon series is worldwide and loved by many of all ages. In this FamilyGamerTV, we talk with one family about their experiences with Pokemon gaming... watch now

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Pokemon X and Pokemon Y is the exciting new Pokemon adventure, the first made in 3D for the 3DS. Details hint at a whole new generation of Pokemon to capture, breed and train, potentially taking the new total to over 800!.. read now

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Paper Mario Sticker Star is a different approach to the Mario franchise, with turn-based battles, stickers to collect and a deeper adventure to uncover. In this FamilyGamerTV, we ask for the opinion of our kids, to see if this deeper adventure still appeals to young players... watch now

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Uncharted: Fight for Fortune is a card-game spin-off of the brilliant Uncharted series, for the PS Vita. It seems a world away from the gunplay and exploration of the main series, so how exactly will it work?.. read now

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X-COM: Enemy Unknown places you as Earth's last line of defence against an alien invasion. You take control of every element of your strategy but in the end it is the strength of the alien force, and a bit of luck, that will determine who is victor. .. read now

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Bang! iPhone deftly recreates the classic parlor game. Secret roles and special abilities combine with a well balanced card set to create an intriguing and addictive experience. Add to this the cross-platform multiplayer and this is an impressive iPhone/iPad/PC offering... read now

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Angry Birds Kinect is set to be a lavish update for the mobile phone favourite, featuring Kinect control and beautiful HD visuals... read now

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Wreckateer is a new game for Kinect in which you fire projectiles into castles and targets to achieve a high score and clear levels... read now

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Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia twins the match-three puzzle genre with an empire-building sideline. It also tweaks the genre itself to provide new challenges. The question is, are the changes a strong foundation or a cul-de-sac?.. read now

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Game & Wario is the next game in the WarioWare series, focusing once again on games which highlight different uses for the new controller... read now

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Boulder Dash XL 3D is a modern update to the 1984 classic, to be released at a budget price for the Nintendo 3DS... read now

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Banner Saga is a role-playing PC game mixed with turn-based strategy set in a beautiful animated world inspired by Viking history... read now

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Boom Street is a charming board game for the Wii. While it makes good use of the advantages a console brings, it fails to translate what really makes a board game social and fun... read now

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Worms: Battle Islands Wii doesn't add much new to the Worms formula, but to be honest with Worms' simple but addictive multiplayer warfare it doesn't really need to... read now

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Peggle Dual Shot has been an instant hit with everyone in my house. It's easy to pick up, bright and funny and has had all of us comparing notes and getting a little more competitive than the game really merits... read now

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown rekindles the dreams of turn-based-strategy lovers everywhere and potential adds even more depth... read now

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More posts:

Jan 2012

Fire Emblem 3DS News

Dec 2011

Advance Wars: Dark Conflict DS Review
Advance Wars: Dark Conflict DS Review
Novel Gamer Show | Rebelstar Tactical Command GBA Review
Heroica Lego Review

Nov 2011

Heroica Lego News
Everybody's Golf PS Vita News
Football Manager 2012 PC Review
Novel Gamer Show | Triple Town PC Review

Oct 2011

Novel Gamer Show | Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie DS Review
Paper Mario 3D 3DS News

Sep 2011

Apples to Apples Party Box Board Games Review

Apr 2011

Plastic Animal Chess Rules Board Games Review
Tiger Woods 12 360 Review

Mar 2011

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars 3DS Preview
Bang! Board Review

Jan 2011

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars 3DS News

Dec 2010

Worms 2: Armageddon XBLA Review
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings PC News

Nov 2010

Pictionary DS Review
Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled DS Review
Bang! Board Games Review
Valkyria Chronicles 3 PSP News
Blue Dragon Plus DS Review

May 2010

Greed Crop XBLA Review
Chess.com PC Review

Mar 2010

Starship Patrol DSi-Ware Review

Feb 2010

Worms 2: Armageddon 360 Review
Family Games Night DS Review
Cate West: The Vanishing Files DS Review

Dec 2009

Mystery Detective 2 DS Buying Guide
San Juan Board Games Review

Oct 2009

Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story DS Buying Guide
Magna Carta 2 360 Buying Guide

Sep 2009

Final Fantasy Echoes of Time DS Review
Final Fantasy Echoes of Time Wii Review
Professor Layton and the Curious Village DS Review
Professor Layton and Pandora's Box DS Review

Aug 2009

Wii-Sports Resort Archery Wii MotionPlus Review

Jun 2009

Lego Battles DS Rough Guide
Mystery Stories DS Review

May 2009

Civilization IV PC Review
Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise DS Rough Guide

Apr 2009

Little League World Series Baseball Wii Rough Guide
Blue Dragon Plus DS Review

Mar 2009

Field Runners iPhone Rough Guide
Mystery Case Files: Millionheir DS Review
Freaky Creatures PC Review

Jan 2009

Zenses: Ocean DS Review
Pass the Pigs DS Rough Guide

Nov 2008

Ninja Town DS Rough Guide
Monopoly Wii Rough Guide

Oct 2008

R-Type Tactics PSP Rough Guide

Sep 2008

Advance Wars: Dark Conflict / Days of Ruin DS Rough Guide
Age of Empires: Age of Kings DS Rough Guide

Aug 2008

Civilisation Revolution DS Review

Sep 2007

Valkyria Chronicles PS3 Rough Guide
Civilisation: Revolution DS Rough Guide

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