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Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars (Ubisoft)

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10-27-2011, 01:55 PM
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Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars (Ubisoft)

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Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars

This top-down, turn-based strategy game should be familiar to Nintendo 3DS owners. Shadow Wars was an early 3DS title, and the iOS version will remain mostly unchanged. The action is still mainly on the top part of the screen, replacing the top 3DS screen, with a bird's eye view of the grid-based battlefield. You can tap on your elite soldiers, move them, and fire, until all of your soldiers are spent. Then you have to wait and let the enemies take their positions. It may not be the ultra-realistic Ghost Recon game we were expecting, but we'll be happy to see a fairly new 3DS game on the App Store for a fraction of the price.
The 3DS version was arguably the best launch title on the platform, but that's not saying much. Personally I found it to be a decent game with truly wretched AI. But it's a good fit for the platform. It doesn't hurt that it comes with a ton of content.

Ubisoft announced several over iOS titles, but this is the only one that caught my attention.