2011's Frozen Synapse was a very good turn-based tactics game, one of the pioneers of the genre’s current Golden Age. Now we’re getting a very big sequel.
I'm referring of course to indie group Mode 7's upcoming Frozen Endzone, which can now be tried by anyone who's willing to give the developers a vote of confidence by way of a pre-order.
In 2011, indie developer Mode 7 Games released a turn-based strategy game called Frozen Synapse. It was pretty good. Now they're following that up with Frozen Endzone, which is "futuristic, highly-stylized, exaggerated NFL football" according to PC Gamer.
In response to the fan outcry over the disappointing ending to Mass Effect 3, indie developer Mode 7 has changed the ending for strategy game Frozen Synapse to conform to community suggestions. Now it has a pony in it. And a dinosaur. And a message.
The award-winning turn-based tactical game Frozen Synapse is being ported over to the iPad, the developer Mode 7 said yesterday, expecting the game will hit the iTunes App Store in 2012.
I'm only just now getting around to Frozen Synapse, which was released back in May and about which a bunch of people I know have had only nice things to say. So far, it's like some glorious combination of X-Com and Tron with maybe a touch of Rainbow Six and Ubisoft's fantastic 3DS game Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars. (Which…