ÆRENA is a tactical, hero-centric combat game with a unique Ætherpunk setting. Command formidable Champions, employ powerful Æther Shells and challenge your brain - not your fingers - in strategic, turn-based yet fast paced combat. It's like speed chess meets LoL in an Ætherpunk world!
For all the creativity developers pump into them, most modern games are easily figured out—not in practice necessarily, but in principle. Platformer, shooter, puzzler, strategy, action, RPG: We have these genres for a reason; they describe common approaches to game design and the experiences they create. Even in principle, though, Aerena from Cliffhanger Productions is avant-garde to say the least. An ostensible hybridization of MOBA themes and turn-based strategy, Aerena flies in the face of the twitchy (i.e. reaction time-dependent) reputation of League of Legends and Smite, instead opting for concentrated and strategic gameplay. Stop me if this sounds familiar: Two teams of champions face off with the intent of destroying the other’s base. As the game progresses,... Read Review