Warhammer 40K: Mechanicus is XCOM with machine-worshipping cyborg nutters

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In the grim darkness of the…

[HIDDEN MOVEMENT]

…far future, there is only…

[HIDDEN MOVEMENT]

…war.

Given the number of Warhammer 40K videogames clogging up Steam’s arteries these days, it’s surprising how few of ’em take an XCOMmy, turn-based squad tactics approach. There’s 1998’s Chaos Gate, and 2015’s slightly too straightforward and more RPGy Deathwatch, and that’s about it. Perhaps the newly-announced Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus will fill that hole, seeing as it’s also doing the whole out-of-mission squad management thing and well as having what looks suspiciously like a Geoscape.
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