The lights are on
Firaxis Games has announced that it's delving further into the world of iOS strategy gaming with the studio's upcoming game, Haunted Hollow. The game combines mansion management with monster manipulation, in either single or multiplayer matches.
It looks as though it draws inspiration from XCOM's base-building and combat split, though with a decidedly less grim tone. In Haunted Hollow, you construct and upgrade your home, which generates a variety of different monsters, including vampires, zombies, mummies, witches, and reapers. From there, players can battle their friends or play alone. The townsfolk aren't stoked to see a spooky mansion in their neighborhood (property values!), so you can expect to fight them off as well.
The free-to-play game is due out this spring. It's certainly worth keeping on your radar. Those Firaxis guys seem to know what they're doing, after all.
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If it's like X-Com I will give it a try!
So it's like Plants vs Zombies... with real monsters!!!
Nice! I will have to check this out.
Looks pretty fun!
I don't game on my phone but if anyone were to get me to try it out (more than the occasional time-sink that is) it'd be Firaxis...
It looks cool!
Come on... Why not android...
Very cool! I'm definitely checking this one out.
I don't really game on my smartphone, but turn based strategy is one genre I wouldn't mind seeing more of on the touchscreen devices. It just makes sense.
Also turn based RPGs.
Not a lot makes sense on hardware without buttons beyond that though.
I'd argue it falls in line more with Heroes of Might and Magic than XCOM.
Always need more zombies in games. . . ok, maybe not. . .
I love strategy game I will be getting this.
Firaxis is still going strong.