Wargroove

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Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Fighting, Strategy and Turn-Based

Released: February 2019. Added to this library 4 months ago, last updated 10 weeks ago.

Overview

This is a fantasy war game, similar to Advanced Wars from the Gameboy era, where players take turns in a variety of battles. Computer-controlled and human opponents compete to achieve objectives and be the last player remaining.

Wargroove is easy to pick up and accessible but players need to learn how to use the different units in specific situations to master the game. This encourages deep thinking and strategic play.

Free additional content, Double Trouble, adds a campaign for two players to work through collaboratively. This also adds new commanders and troops.

 
This game is good if you want to compete on the couch, connect with grandparents, play games without in-app purchases, make video games, connect and challenge friends, play with people on different systems, play old games like new or work in a team to win.

Commitment

Duration: This game will take between 20 hours and 40 hours to complete.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online. You can play with other people in the same place by passing the controller or system to the next person on their turn. Or you can connect via local Wifi with two or more systems. Or you can play against other human opponents online.

Cross-Play: You can play Wargroove with people on different systems: Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC.

Costs

Does not include in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

The "Wargroove Double Trouble" additional content adds new maps, co-op mode and commanders, but it is all free.

You will need PlayStation Plus to play online with PlayStation 4. You will need Xbox Live Gold to play online with Xbox One. You will need Nintendo Online to play online with Nintendo Switch.

Ratings

This game has received a PEGI 7 because it features violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to fantasy or mythical beings and creatures and non-realistic looking violence towards characters which although human are not very detailed. It is not suitable for persons under 7 years of age. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: Players send units to engage other troops – these battles are then carried out in a split pop-up screen where the attacking side runs to the other and performs one attack on them, draining the troop’s health bar. Several of the enemy characters fall down or are pushed back and disappear. The remaining opponents then counter-attack. If a troop is wiped out from the attack, the screen turns back to the battle map and that troop is seen to disappear in a puff of smoke.

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.


Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Accessibility

System settings: Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a wide range of system features including some that can be used on all games, like the excellent co-pilot mode... read more.


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