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Lovecraftian horror meets World War II in Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics out now on Xbox One


There’s a new turn-based strategy game on the block, one that pits players against a variety of evil creatures controlled by the Nazis, all in aid of trying to save the world. Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is its name and you can get involved with it right now on Xbox One.

Set in an alternate history of World War II, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics tasks you with using cunning military tactics to outwit the Nazis. Unfortunately, their investigations into the occult have lead to the summoning of deadly Lovecraftian monsters, which provides a real chance for the Nazis to turn the tide of war. It’s down to Charlie Company – comprised of Captain Eric “Badger” Harris, Ariane Dubois, Corporal Akhee “The Eye” Singh, and Sergeant Brandon Carter – an elite band of allied forces with a couple of nifty supernatural powers, to achieve the impossible and foil the Nazi plans.

Each hero character possesses their own back-story, weapon specialisations and combat abilities to offer a much needed edge on the battlefield. You must utilise a mix of turn-based strategy and RPG mechanics as you embark on this harrowing campaign against the forces of evil. To do so, simply head on over to the Xbox Store, where Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is available to buy at a cost of £19.99 for Xbox One. You can already grab the game on PS4, whilst a Nintendo Switch edition is coming soon.

Stay tuned for our review go live in the near future, which should help make up your mind about grabbing it!

Game Description:

Challenge the horrifying reign of Nazi terror and battle an immortal evil in Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics; a turn-based tactical strategy game set in the award-winning Achtung! Cthulhu universe. Led by Eric ‘Badger’ Harris, your team of allied warriors must battle behind enemy lines in the midst of World War II. Outmanned, outgunned, and up against an evil of mythic proportions, the battle has only just begun. – INTENSE TACTICAL COMBAT: direct a squad of allied heroes in intense and innovative turn-based ground battles. – WEIRD WORLD WAR: explore the Lovecraft-meets-WW2 universe of Achtung! Cthulhu like never before with Mythos-inspired enemies and a story-driven campaign handcrafted by John Houlihan which ties directly into the pen and paper roleplaying game narrative. – LIGHT VS DARK: Encounter vicious Shoggoths and other unspeakable evils and harness the power of the ancient light, in a bid to save mankind. – BATTLE through each and every mission, from stealthy reconnaissance to all-out bullet storms, to thwart the enemy at every turn and reveal the scale of the evil they plan. – INNOVATIVE GAMING SYSTEMS work in the background allowing you to develop your own style of tactical gameplay and momentum in battle, but witness too many horrors and the psychological damage could see you unravel, mid fight! – BUILD YOUR TEAM: characters have unique skills that can be unlocked and levelled up in different ways, and weapons can be modified to give you the advantage in battle. – COMPELLING STORY: Based on the series of games and books by Modiphius Entertainment, Achtung! Cthulhu is an incredibly compelling narrative that will have you gripped.

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