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Warhammer Age Of Sigmar: Storm Ground turn-based strategy game announced

This means War(hammer)

The first strategy adaptation of Games Workshop's Age Of Sigmar is coming next year. Developed by Gasket Games, Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground will put players in charge of fantasy forces fighting turn-based tactical battles. The announcement trailer from Gamescom Opening Light Live didn't reveal too much, but it did show some golden shiny lads riding dragons, which was pretty cool.

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Judging from its website, I assume those folks are the immortal knights who ride "heavenly stardrakes to eradicate Death across a multitude of realms".

The publishers, Focus Home Interactive, say Storm Ground will have a non-linear campaign, allowing players to do a couple different playthroughs to find and unlock different things. It'll offer 1v1 online multiplayer battles too.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground is set to launch in early 2021 on Steam.

Focus Home have dabbled with turn-based tactical action in the world of Warhammer before with Mordehim: City Of The Damned, but that wasn't its new Age Of Sigmar setting. They also publish Blood Bowl in the realms of Warhammer fantasy, with Blood Bowl 3 coming next year. And they've published of Warhammer 40,000 games, including Space Hulk: Deathwing, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, and the upcoming Necromunda: Underhive Wars, which is out in September.

If you missed Gamescom Opening Night Live, head over to our list of all the trailers that dropped last night to catch up.

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