Tag Archives: Missions

R.U.S.E

Ruse is marketed as a new breed of WWII RTS. One that lets you carefully mull over your orders on a huge tactical board before deploying devious strategies to trick and confuse your opponents. This, unfortunately, is a ruse in itself (sigh – ed). Throughout the Campaign and few skirmishes I’ve played, Ruse has yet to surprise, or indeed impress with anything new. In fact, it feels rather familiar. The campaign, to start, is a normal RTS campaign. You play as Joe – a complete dickhead of a commander coming through the ranks who seems to go out of his…

X-Com Diary – Terror Down Under

Hello and welcome to the fourth instalment in Gaming Daily’s attempt to save the world! We’ve now made it to the end of the month, and that means we get our report card. At the end of each month the council of funding nations decides how well you’ve protected the earth from the scum of the universe and adjust your spending accordingly. Since we’ve set up shop in the US we’re not getting intel on attacks far from home, and as a result of this the Australian government has pulled a little of our funding, since they’re the other side…