Overland (video game)

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Overland
Developer(s)Finji
Publisher(s)Finji
Platform(s)iOS, Linux, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
ReleaseSeptember 19, 2019 (2019-09-19)
Genre(s)Strategy
Mode(s)Single-player

Overland is a strategy video game by Finji. It was released in September 2019 for iOS, Linux, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One, October 2019 for macOS platforms.

Gameplay[edit]

The player navigates a survivor, a dog, and their car, through turn-based tactical scenarios in a post-apocalyptic world.[1]

Development[edit]

Inspirations for the game include X-COM, The Banner Saga, and Dead of Winter: A Cross Roads Game.[1]

Overland was released on September 19, 2019, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One platforms. Early version of the game were available through Itch.io. The developer also plans an iOS release.[1]

Reception[edit]

Accolades[edit]

The game was nominated for the Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award at the SXSW Gaming Awards.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hall, Charlie (August 29, 2019). "Overland, a turn-based tactics game with very good dogs, launches in September". Polygon. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Overland for Switch Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
  3. ^ "Overland for PC Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  4. ^ Moyer, Phillip (October 4, 2019). "Apple Arcade: 'Overland' Review – Tense but Tedious". TouchArcade. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  5. ^ Grayshadow (February 17, 2020). "2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees Revealed". NoobFeed. Retrieved February 18, 2020.

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