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Quick Look: Warhammer 40,000: Regicide | Power Up Gaming
Warhammer 40K: Regicide is an upcoming strategy title from Hammerfall Publishing. Set in the conflict-ravaged 41st millenium, Regicide is essentially the game of chess, but with 40K units taking the place of traditional pieces. That's not all that's changed, however. A trailer released earlier today shows additional tactical options such as using frag grenades, ranged weapons and psychic abilities to destroy your opponents, as well as the traditionally brutal 40K finishers. The presence of these additional abilities indicates that Regicide will be opting to mix turn-based strategy elements in with the centuries-old gameplay of chess itself. In combination with the new terrain options providing various bonuses and penalties, these changes should make for an interesting halfway-house between games like Warhammer 40K: Space Marine and the old-school tabletop game. One somewhat telling detail, however, is the presence of sign-up bonuses. In exchange for signing up (for free) to the 40K: