• Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is Coming to Xbox Game Pass

    1 month ago - By Game Skinny

    Fans of turn-based tactics delight - Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden , a tactical adventure game that our writers have described as a cross between Fallout and X-COM , is coming to Xbox Game Pass on December 4 .
    Mutant Year Zero is based on a Swedish tabletop RPG that goes back to 1984. Set in a post-apocalyptic world where nature has reclaimed the Earth, players will assume the role of mutants (who have supplanted humans as the dominate biped). "A duck with an attitude problem" or "a boar with anger issues," Mutant Year Zero will offer players the chance to meet a cast of off-kilter...
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  • Mutant: Year Zero: Indie Studio CEO Talks Tabletop Roots, Art Design, and Tactical Stealth Action

    Mutant: Year Zero: Indie Studio CEO Talks Tabletop Roots, Art Design, and Tactical Stealth Action

    1 month ago - By Game Skinny

    Turn-based strategy games were everywhere in the '90s and 2000s, but they're almost more of a niche genre these days. Creating a TBS game that draws heavy inspiration from an equally niche hobby - post-apocalyptic tabletop RPGs - is a bold move in an era dominated by MOBAs and twitch shooters. If the pre-release demo of Mutant: Year Zero is anything to go by , that bold decision just might pay off when the full game releases next month.
    Haraldur Thormundsson, CEO of The Bearded Ladies, the small but passionate indie team behind Mutant: Year Zero, briefly chatted with me and had some...
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