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Comic-book style combat in turn-based strategy/turn-based tactics game Capes.

Capes is a recently released turn-based tactics game that is set in a cartoonish yet grounded world. The game features a wealth of world-building and wonderful characters to get to know the ins and outs of. Turn-based strategy games, while being a rather niche genre, offer some of the richest combat experiences on the market. These games not only reward the player for planning out their encounters but grow the bonds between their party as well. With that being said, here are our picks for the 10 Best Games Like Capes.

10. Wandering Sword

Wandering Sword Sneak Preview!

Today, we are kicking off our list of the best games, like Capes with Wandering Sword. This game is for players looking for a turn-based tactics game soaked in a delightfully stylish Eastern style. The game blends real-time and turn-based combat really well in order to give players the best of both worlds. In addition to this, the layers of depth to the game's narrative and characters are no doubt a highlight. All in all, Wandering Sword is one of the best games like Capes. for turn-based strategy fans.

9. XCOM 2

Official XCOM 2 Launch Trailer

Our next entry is seen by many to be a magnum opus within the turn-based strategy genre. Within the game, players are able to recruit different characters from a range of five classes to their cause. Each of these characters interacts distinctively with one another in combat. In addition to this, the game gives each of the units that the player commands a sense of weight, making victories feel uplifting and defeats crushing, to say the least. So, if you are looking for one of the most well-polished and challenging games like Capes, check out XCOM 2.

8. Cobalt Core

Cobalt Core | Announcement Trailer

We are switching gears a bit with our next entry. Here, we have Cobalt Core. For players who are fans of high-fantasy worlds and card battlers, this is a great recommendation. Players will explore a pixelated sci-fi world that is imbued with a richness that is palpable from beginning to end. The many characters players will meet and the battles they will engage in all become part of this fantastic journey. With a roguelike sense of replayability and openness to its design, Cobalt Core is one of the best games like Capes available.

7. Jagged Alliance 3

Jagged Alliance 3 | Release Trailer

The next entry on our list today is Jagged Alliance 3. For fans of turn-based strategy games, this title's inclusion on our list should come as no surprise. The level of depth that the combat possesses not only makes each combat encounter feel memorable and impactful but is strengthened by the power of the game's world-building. In addition to this, the addition of cooperative play allows players to bring their friends along in this massive adventure. That said, Jagged Alliance 3 is one of the best turn-based strategy games like Capes on the market.

6. Divinity Originial Sin 2

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Trailer

Our next entry is one that hardly needs an introduction. The vibrant and fully lived-in world of Divinity Original Sin 2 has made it one of the most beloved turn-based titles of all time. The hard work that the developers put into making every decision, dialogue option, and combat path matter is extensive. This allows the world of the game to take on a nearly unparalleled sense of breadth and scope. With characters and stories we will remember for quite some time and timeless gameplay, Divinity Original Sin 2 is one of the best turn-based strategy games ever.

5. BATTLETECH

BATTLETECH | Release Trailer

For players who are fans of the mecha subgenre of gaming, our next entry should no doubt be of interest to you. Here, we have BATTLETECH. Players are able to tweak and tailor the over thirty mechs to their exact specifications. This customizability allows the player to create their own strategies in battle, which can be assisted by the design of their mechs. This title also covers fans of PvP in their turn-based strategy games. For these reasons, and more, we consider BATTLETECH to be one of the best games like Capes.

4. Wildermyth

Wildermyth Launch Trailer

We are taking quite a turn with our next entry. Here, we have Wildermyth. One of the strongest aspects of this game, which can be felt right away, is the fantasy and brilliance of its world. Players can look forward to experiencing a new adventure with this title at each turn of the page. Every choice that the player makes along the way will significantly affect the outcome of their decisions. This makes each moment of the game feel impactful, from the battles to the game's quiet moments. To close, Wildermyth is one of the best games like Capes.

3. Gloomhaven

Gloomhaven | Console Release Trailer

The next entry on our list today is Gloomhaven. For fans of turn-based strategy games that employ aspects of the card battler genre, this is certainly a title to keep your eyes on. Players will be able to delve into dungeons in search of great rewards alongside a party of adventurers that become just as much a part of the journey as the player. In addition to this, the game's stunning sense of style and flair makes each moment of the game stand out beautifully. All around, Gloomhaven is one of the best games like Capes available.

2. Limbus Company

[ Limbus Company ] Official Promotion Video

Our next entry is one that is great for players who wish to delve into the turn-based strategy or tactics genres. Here, we have Limbus Company. If you are looking for a game that seamlessly blends together real-time and turn-based combat, then this title is a great recommendation. In addition to this, the game's free-to-play nature makes it fantastic for players who wish to delve into the game. With a world of depth to its combat and setting, Limbus Company is one of the best games like Capes.

1. Marvel's Midnight Suns

Marvel's Midnight Suns | Official Launch Trailer

We are closing out our list today with a bang. Here, we have Marvel's Midnight Suns. Players will be able to play as some of their favorite superheroes and supervillains in this beautifully stylized title. That isn't to say that this title is just a fresh coat of paint, either. The level of depth in the game's combat is on par with what we would expect from the developers behind the XCOM franchise. With its world of superheroes and comic-book action, Marvel's Midnight Suns manages to be one of the best turn-based strategy games like Capes available.

So, what's your take on our picks for the 10 Best Games Like Capes? Do you agree with our picks? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.

Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.