Apple Arcade's Latest Game Combines Turn-Based RPG With Strategy Board Game
The Label's "The_Otherside" is this week's addition to Apple Arcade on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. The game is described as both a turn-based RPG and a strategy board game:
Otherside is a turn based RPG and strategy board game where you will control four survivors who hope to push back the shadowy threat. Make your way through each level solving puzzles, fighting monsters, and destroying the spirit anchors that threaten our dimension.
Do you have what it takes to restore the town back to normal and save the day?
"The_Otherside" is available on the App Store with an Apple Arcade subscription. The service provides iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac users with access to over 100 games with no in-app purchases or ads for $4.99 per month.
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Arcade has none of that crap. You pick up and play and you can try a bunch of games for $60/year. I'll take that deal every day of the week.
Now there's a quality threshold in the sense that even if the genre or style of a specific game might not be your cup of tea, none of the games in Arcade are crap, they are well-made, even if at times simple, experiences. Yes, sans a couple exceptions, these are not full blown AAA $60 titles. Then again, this service costs 4.99 a month for dozens of very inmersive titles.
PRO TIP: If you dont own a compatible gamepad yet, do buy yourself a dualshock or an xbox controller, also, if you dont own an Apple TV, with an adaptor you can hook your iPhone or iPad to your TV and with the gamepad you got yourself a game console. There are games outside of Apple Arcade, like Real Racing 3 and Fortnite which can be play hooked up to a TV and with a gamepad as well.
For me Apple Arcade pushed me to buy a Dualshock 4 controller, and after a few years off Im back to gaming again.