Battle Chess

Genre: Turn-based strategy (TBS)

Platforms: Mac, Amiga, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, PC DOS, Atari ST/STE, Commodore C64/128, Amiga CD32, Apple IIGS, Sharp X68000, Apple II

Battle Chess was developed by Interplay as their first project after severing ties with Electronic Arts. They designed it for the Amiga in 1988, and it was released on the majority of the other systems in the late 1980s and early 1990s as well. It was widely successful, and resulted in two follow-ups, many copy-cat games, and a remake for Steam on PC. The only significant criticism the game received was the weak chess AI, as i... Read More

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The basic gameplay of Battle Chess remains true to the board game, with the added feature of unique battle animations for each capture. These animations varied for every combination of attack vs defender, making part of the enjoyment of Battle Chess in simply discovering the various animations.