The lights are on
Ubisoft has announced its plans to continue the Toy Soldiers franchise. The publisher had previously announced in March that it had acquired the rights to Toy Soldiers from Microsoft. Developer Signal Studios, who also created the
first two Toy Soldiers titles, seeks to propel the tower defense/action
hybrid title into the next generation.
In Toy Soldiers: War Chest, you will be placing
towers, commanding squads of units, and taking control of individual units for
intense third-person combat. See the announcement trailer below for good taste of
Two armies have so far been announced for Toy
Soldiers: War Chest. You can take control of Starbright's cute-but-sinister army
of cuddly bears, ponies, and pixies or step into the boots of Kaiser, leader of
a disciplined team of German World War I soldiers.
In addition to these two teams, there will be two more armies
set to be announced before launch. Each of the armies will feature customizable
weapons and upgrades.
Toy Soldiers: War Chest is scheduled to be released
early next year on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game will be shown
at Gamescom this week as well so keep a close eye on our website to see our
You may have already played the second title in the
series, Toy Soldiers: Cold War, as it was one of Xbox Live's free games with
Gold in February. Be sure to read our review of the original Toy Soldiers as
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