Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War for PlayStation 3
Something of a unique entry in the genre, this strategy game doesn’t use a World War setting or an ancient civilization one, Bladestorm: The Hundred Years War takes place during... well, the Hundred Years war. You don the role of the commander of either the English or French forces, consisting of infantry, archers, mounted calvary, and siege specialists, each with their own role to play in the ensuing battle, testing your ability to effective strategise. The Free Mission system takes place on a piecemeal basis, letting you take up a variety of tasks, with the progression of the game dependant on what decisions you make or the results of your various battles; your reputation increases with each mission you complete, allowing you more troops and combatants to add to your ever growing army. Finally, your troops gain more experience for each successfully completed mission, gaining more as the challenge of each rises, and a points system allows to to buff the abilities of your troops as you see fit.