Golem Gates Switch review – “A fine RTS on any other platform”

Real-time strategy games have a thorny history on consoles. It’s a genre where controllers and touchpads can’t substitute for mouse and keyboard. Part of that, though, is down to the conventions of the genre, and Golem Gates has something new to bring to the battlefield.

That something is a deck of cards. Rather than the typical building tree, in Golem Gates your hand of cards determines what you can summon. Some of them are units, others are static defences and a third class are spells to buff your minions or damage enemies. Each has an energy cost which depletes your slowly refilling meter. … [MORE]