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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics gets a new trailer

As well as having a ridiculously large backlog of games to play, I also have a huge backlog of shows to watch on Netflix. I still need to get around to watching The Witcher, Castlevania, Spy, You, Russian Doll, Narcos, Ozark, and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Another show I keep meaning to check out is The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. I remember watching the original movie and being equally freaked out and charmed. If you have checked out the Netflix show (or the original movie) then you may be interested in a game based on the TV series called The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics. Well, to celebrate the fact that the game is now available for preorder, a new trailer has been released. You can check out the trailer below along with the official description of the game –

In The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, you will lead a fledgling resistance of Gelfling against their oppressive overlords, the Skeksis, across more than 50 unique turn-based tactics RPG battles. Along the way, you will recruit and customize new allies by assigning them jobs, modifying their abilities, and outfitting them with equipment to ensure victory. With 14 playable characters, including familiar faces from the classic film and the new Netflix Original series, build your own teams and devise winning strategies to overthrow the rule of the Skeksis and restore light to the Gelfling homeworld of Thra!

A Twisted Fairy Tale
Full of mystical creatures from faraway lands, experience an expansive fantasy story through the vibrant world of Thra, where innocent Gelfling lives are consumed for their essence by the nefarious Skeksis. Unite the Gelfling tribes and drive the rebellion to success, or defeat…

Strategic Tactical Battles
Decades of developer experience building strategy games brings multi-layered, tactical role-playing game combat. Units can be customized for specific fights with unique gear and varied abilities across an expansive job system. Use guile, planning, and cunning to overcome superior foes.

Dynamic Environments
Thra is full of unpredictable environments, from arid deserts to lush forests, as dangerous as they are beautiful. Dynamic events on the battlefield may create opportunities or pose additional complications, necessitating rapid changes in strategy.

This certainly looks very ‘Dark Crystal’ and it’s nice to see turn-based strategy make a come back. As to whether this will be a worthy addition to the franchise, only time will tell. Fortunately, we’ll only have to wait a couple of weeks to find out as The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is scheduled to launch on 4th February.

Steve Clist
Joint Editor-in-Chief at Xbox Enthusiast as well as a contributor for Nintendo Enthusiast and PlayStation Enthusiast. Steve is a musician and gamer who loves sharing his passion for each. You will normally find him at the front of the grid in racing games or on the other end of the kill cam when you've just been killed in a first-person shooter.

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