Xbox One Turn-Based Games

Othercide

Othercide

Platform: Xbox One
July 28, 2020
Othercide is a horror-themed turn-based strategy game where the lore and game mechanics are tightly intertwined to deliver a twisted, dark and challenging experience. Enter a brutal world under assault from terrifying creatures from another dimension, hold back the tide with limited resources and endure brutal conditions in visually stunning world. Experience dynamic turn-based combat and a new way to anticipate enemy movements to perform a flawless tactical plan. Using the Initiative Sequence System and unique set of skills, you will be able to interrupt an enemy attack, plan a delayed action that will be triggered later on in the timeline and use reaction skill to respond to any threat. Prepare to suffer and face close calls in our terrifying and ruthless universe. With roguelite features, deadly missions, limited resources and permanent death, there is no room for errors. Level up, unlock new skills and collect memories from the death of your enemies. A limited number of these bonuses can be implemented to your skills to boost their stats. But choose wisely as once implemented, you can't take them back, unless... you decide to sacrifice your Daughter! Make dramatic choices and endure with your Daughters traumatic experiences which will make them stronger or weaker. Othercide invites you in a ethereal monochromatic dimension with only dashes of crimson red where your worst nightmares come to life.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.3
Element Space

Element Space

Platform: Xbox One
March 24, 2020
You’ll step into the shoes of rogue captain Christopher Pietham and lead your crew in the fight against Tempest, an underground terrorist network wreaking havoc on the galaxy.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
tbd
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution

Platform: Xbox One
March 24, 2020
Relive moments and Duels from all of the animated series! Duel against over 150 iconic Duelists including Yami Yugi, Seto Kaiba, Yami Marik, Yubel, and Soulburner!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
WARTILE

WARTILE

Platform: Xbox One
March 24, 2020
Wartile is a cool-down based game that keeps the action flowing, with ample opportunities to plan your moves. Although it contains the strategic elements from turn-based games, a mixture of slow down features and cool-down based gameplay maintains the tension of battle while allowing for breathing room to make tactical decisions. At its heart, Wartile is a game about positioning and tactical decision making.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Spaceland

Spaceland

Platform: Xbox One
February 14, 2020
An turn-based strategy that revives the traditions of old-school sci-fi tactics. Less covers, more action! Land on a lost planet and show the mutants what you are made of. Shoot, kick, blow up and destroy. Assemble the most reckless team of fighters and unravel the mysteries of the mystical planet.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics

Platform: Xbox One
February 4, 2020
Netflix's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance comes to life as a tactical strategy game. In The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, lead the heroic Gelfling to restore light to the world of Thra! Experience everything the fantasy world has to offer by playing throughand going beyondthe events of the Netflix series. Encounter never-seen-before playable characters, stories, and environments. Over the course of 80 unique turn-based campaign battles taking place across the lands of Thra, recruit new allies and customize their forces by assigning them jobs and outfitting them with new equipment. Continue the Story in an Expanded World of Thra - Delve deeper into the legend of The Dark Crystal to learn more about the Gelfling clans and their histories across more than 5 diverse, modular territories. Choose from over 15 character jobs, play through reimagined and brand-new battles against the malicious Skeksis and help lead the proud Gelfling to victory. Gelfling Tactics - Devise unique ways for the outmatched Gelfling to fulfill their prophecy in multi-layered, turn-based tactical combat. Units can be customized for specific fights with gear, upgradable abilities and a job system. Use guile, planning and cunning to overcome superior foes! Highly Replayable - Replay finished battles to earn full marks or replay the entire game! Once completed, challenge New Game+ mode, keeping all progress from the first playthrough while facing more difficult versions of battles. Rich, Dynamic Environments - The world of Thra is a living, unpredictable environment as dangerous as it is beautiful. Dynamic events on the battlefield may create opportunities or put the Gelflings at a disadvantage, necessitating rapid changes in strategy.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
4.3
Narcos: Rise of the Cartels

Narcos: Rise of the Cartels

Platform: Xbox One
November 22, 2019
Welcome to Colombia, 1980's -- the fires of El Patron's empire have been lit, its influence spanning borders, and expansion unabated. Influence and corruption is rife; cops, guards, politicians and those in between are falling into the pocket of the Medellín Cartel, and after years of production, America is finally taking notice. Narcos: Rise of the Cartels tells the story of the hit Netflix TV series, of the rise and fall of El Patron. Choose your side and ally with the DEA or conversely side with the Narcos. Explore recognisable locations from the show and take a role in pivotal world-altering events and battles that will define and shift the war on drugs. Form your team from a variety of class-specific roles, join leading characters, upgrade your skills and take part in brutal turn-based combat, where your actions will have consequence. Plata o Plomo?
Metascore:
63
User Score:
2.6
Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Platform: Xbox One
November 22, 2019
Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against historys greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.0
Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Platform: Xbox One
August 6, 2019
Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Age of Wonders series, bringing all the exciting tactical turn-based combat and in-depth empire building of its predecessors to space in an all-new, sci-fi setting.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
6.5
Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark

Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark

Platform: Xbox One
April 30, 2019
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is a turn-based tactical RPG with a focus on storytelling and strategic battles. Unfold a mature story as you progress through hand-crafted scenarios, controlling your own group of Arbiters, with each character customizable from a wide selection of classes and abilities.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
5.4
Attack of the Earthlings

Attack of the Earthlings

Platform: Xbox One
March 5, 2019
Attack of the Earthlings fuses turn-based combat and stealth in a dark comedic single player campaign, in which you take control of the native alien race to defend your home world from the invading humans.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Wargroove

Wargroove

Platform: Xbox One
February 1, 2019
Take to the battlefield with Wargroove, a strategy game for up to 4 players. Choose your Commander and wage turn-based war on battling factions. Design and share maps, cut-scenes and campaigns with easy-to-use editors and in-depth customization tools.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
5.4
Jagged Alliance: Rage!

Jagged Alliance: Rage!

Platform: Xbox One
December 6, 2018
Jagged Alliance returns with a new take on turn-based tactics, adventure elements and the well-known quirky mercenaries. Set 20 years after the first Jagged Alliance, this spin-off lets you experience a road trip into a jungle hell to test your mind and body to the limits. This time it’s just you and a few allies versus an entire island ruled by a drug overlord and his crazed army. Do you have what it takes to rise to old glory?
Metascore:
64
User Score:
3.0
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

Platform: Xbox One
December 4, 2018
A tactical adventure game combining the turn-based combat of XCOM with story, exploration, stealth, and strategy. Take control of a team of Mutants navigating a post-human Earth. Created by a team including former HITMAN leads and the designer of PAYDAY.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Platform: Xbox One
December 4, 2018
From the creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt comes a brand new tale set in the brutal and twisted universe of witcher Geralt of Rivia. The world stands on the verge of chaos, as the tensions between the power-hungry Nilfgaardian Empire and proud Northern Realms grow. Facing an imminent invasion, Meve — war-veteran Queen of Lyria and Rivia — is forced to once again enter the warpath, and set out on a dark journey of destruction and revenge.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.3
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

Platform: Xbox One
November 23, 2018
Explore the Lovecraft-meets-WW2 universe of Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics, a turn-based tactical strategy game set in the award-winning Achtung! Cthulhu universe.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Space Hulk: Tactics

Space Hulk: Tactics

Platform: Xbox One
October 9, 2018
Space Hulk: Tactics is a faithful adaptation of the board game Space Hulk, bringing a unique twist to the cult classic formula. Battle as either a squad of Terminator Space Marines or the deadly alien Genestealers.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.7
Valkyria Chronicles 4

Valkyria Chronicles 4

Platform: Xbox One
September 25, 2018
A Continent Engulfed in the Bitter Flames of War. Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight in a desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
Phantom Doctrine

Phantom Doctrine

Platform: Xbox One
August 24, 2018
The year is 1983. The world teeters on the verge of destruction as the Cold War tightens its icy grip. East or West: trust no one, question everything. The fate of humanity rests in your hands as you pit spy versus spy in tactical Phantom Doctrine.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.4
The Banner Saga 3

The Banner Saga 3

Platform: Xbox One
July 26, 2018
The Banner Saga 3 is the epic conclusion to a sweeping viking saga six years in the making. This strategic RPG, acclaimed for its strong story and compelling characters has has won over 20 awards and been nominated for 4 BAFTA awards.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.4
Insane Robots

Insane Robots

Platform: Xbox One
July 13, 2018
Compete in intense one-on-one duels, lead a riotous robot rebellion through randomly generated survival arenas, and overthrow a malevolent robot despot in an epic single-player campaign. Battle with a collection of 46+ diverse robots in five hostile environments, augment the droids as you progress, and embark on an epic journey filled with peril and twists across a decaying robot dystopia.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.9
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition

Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition

Platform: Xbox One
April 13, 2018
Regalia: Of Men And Monarchs is a tactical RPG set in a cheerful fantasy world full of weirdness and wonder. Assemble your party, go adventuring, manage your kingdom, make new friends, and defeat your opponents in challenging turn-based combat.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Pit People

Pit People

Platform: Xbox One
March 2, 2018
Game 4 is the code name for an upcoming grand and mysterious adventure game from The Behemoth.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Fable Fortune

Fable Fortune

Platform: Xbox One
February 22, 2018
Play as one of six unique Heroes in a collectible card game that combines the iconic world and characters of Albion with fast-paced and thrilling tactical gameplay. In Fable Fortune, your destiny is on the cards. [Microsoft]
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.3
Valkyria Revolution

Valkyria Revolution

Platform: Xbox One
June 27, 2017
Jutlands elite soldiers, the Vanargand, must band together to defeat the Ruzi Empire and stop death itself - the Valkyria. This grizzled anti-Valkyria squad is equipped with advanced mana weaponry and has the powerful ability to wield ragnite spells to combat this terrifying threat. The unit is comprised of soldiers who have a high affinity for ragnite, and even Jutlands own Princess Ophelia has joined the ranks. The princess carries the utmost love for her country and has answered the call of duty to liberate those who are suffering from the Ruzis tyranny. However, Amleth Gronkjaer, the commanding officer of Vanargand hides a terrible secret. Is he friend or foe to the country he has sworn to protect?
Metascore:
56
User Score:
4.9
Warhammer Quest

Warhammer Quest

Platform: Xbox One
February 24, 2017
Based on the classic tabletop game, Warhammer Quest is a mix of role-playing and strategy. Lead your group of brave adventurers through the perilous dungeons of the Warhammer World in the search for wealth and glory! Level up your party of heroes. Loot weapons, armor and mysterious artifacts from fallen enemies.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
tbd
XCOM 2

XCOM 2

Platform: Xbox One
September 27, 2016
Earth has changed. Twenty years have passed since world leaders offered an unconditional surrender to alien forces. XCOM, the planet’s last line of defense, was left decimated and scattered. Now, in XCOM 2, the aliens rule Earth, building shining cities that promise a brilliant future for humanity on the surface, while concealing a sinister agenda and eliminating all who dissent from their new order. Only those who live at the edges of the world have a margin of freedom. Here, a force gathers once again to stand up for humanity. Always on the run, and facing impossible odds, the remnant XCOM forces must find a way to ignite a global resistance, and eliminate the alien threat once and for all.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.6
Worms W.M.D

Worms W.M.D

Platform: Xbox One
August 23, 2016
With a hand-drawn 2D look, brand new weapons, the introduction of crafting, vehicles and buildings plus the return of some classic weapons and gameplay, Worms W.M.D is back.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.0
The Banner Saga 2

The Banner Saga 2

Platform: Xbox One
July 1, 2016
The award winning and BAFTA nominated saga continues in The Banner Saga 2. Continue your journey soon after the climactic events of The Banner Saga. The choices you made in the first game will affect who is alive and who is dead in this exciting sequel.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
Battle Worlds: Kronos

Battle Worlds: Kronos

Platform: Xbox One
April 26, 2016
Battle Worlds: Kronos is a turn-based strategy game that stays true to its hexagonal-roots, inspired by classics like Battle Isle. The planet is once again torn by war, for the succession of a new emperor. Its destiny is in your hands.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
5.4
The Banner Saga

The Banner Saga

Platform: Xbox One
January 12, 2016
The Banner Saga is a single player driven Viking saga in which a player’s choice in travel, conversation and combat determines the outcome of her own personal story as well as the survival of an entire civilization.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.9
Plague Inc: Evolved

Plague Inc: Evolved

Platform: Xbox One
September 18, 2015
Can you infect the world? Your pathogen has just infected 'Patient Zero'. Now you must bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself. Plague Inc: Evolved is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation which is now available on PC via Steam Early Access. Plague Inc. has infected over 25 million players to date and has now been entirely redeveloped for PC. Get ready to take strategy gaming to the next level!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.5
Massive Chalice

Massive Chalice

Platform: Xbox One
June 1, 2015
MASSIVE CHALICE is a tactical strategy game set on an epic timeline from Double Fine Productions. As the Immortal Ruler of the Nation, you'll take command of its heroes, forge marriages to strengthen your Bloodlines, and battle a mysterious enemy known as the Cadence in a war lasting hundreds of years.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.8
Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2015

Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2015

Platform: Xbox One
November 5, 2014
Track down bigger game on a bold new adventure with Magic 2015—Duels of the Planeswalkers. Command powerful creatures and wield devastating spells to defeat your opponents in this game of strategy. Hone your skills as you battle your way across the planes of the Multiverse. Beware though, Planeswalker. Your biggest danger lies ahead. Garruk Wildspeaker, the greatest hunter known, has fallen under the curse of the Chain Veil. He now mercilessly stalks his own kind. Find him and stop him ... before he finds you.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.1
Worms Battlegrounds

Worms Battlegrounds

Platform: Xbox One
May 30, 2014
Worms Battlegrounds features an extensive single player campaign covering 25 story missions and 10 “Worm-Ops” time-attack missions, which are set across five stunning environments (Inca, Viking, Feudal Japan and Industrial Revolution) with new day-to-night lighting transitions.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.2
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