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Frozen Synapse First Impressions

This is one of the coolest things I’ve played in ages. Frozen Synapse is a minimalist sort-of turn based indie combat simulator. Both sides give their soldiers orders, once all the orders have been collected the next slice of action unfolds in real time. You do battle across a variety of modes that see you protecting hostages, collecting boxes or just killing each other to death. It’s great.

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is the offical/unoffical sequel (depending on who you talk to) to the first Operation Flashpoint; a game about soldiering it up and leading a small squad with a huge freedom to approach targets and then getting killed by unseen snipers. Repeatedly. Then crying over your keyboard like the blubbery manchild you are. Whilst the original developement team Bohemia Interactive went on to make their own sequel in terms of ArmA, publishers Codemasters decided to try and have a shot at it seeming as they still had the rights to slap Flashpoint on a game. Many were…