How Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate — Daemonhunters rebuilds the tactics genre around the Space Marines

It’s no secret that, as with RPGs, modern strategy games trace their roots back to the tabletop. And if there’s one wargame that can truly be called genre-defining, it’d have to be Warhammer 40,000. That’s why it’s almost poetic that Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters is seeing so many comparisons to XCOM. 

In a way, it’s like we’ve come full-circle. 

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Warhammer 40,000 Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters Grey Knights vs. Obliterator

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Set in the grim darkness of the far future, Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters puts you in command of a squad of Grey Knights, one of the most memorable Space Marine chapters.

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