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Phantom Doctrine

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Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 14, 2018
Xbox OneAug 14, 2018
PCAug 14, 2018
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: CreativeForge Games

Publisher: Good Shepherd Entertainment

Genres: RPG, Strategy

Phantom Doctrine is a strategic turn-based espionage thriller set at the peak of the Cold War. Drawing on a wide variety of influences and capturing the subtle intrigue of classic spy films, the game thrust the player into a mysterious world of covert operations, counterintelligence, conspiracy and paranoia. As leader of a secret organization known only as The Cabal, you are charged with preventing a global conspiracy that seeks to pit leader against leader, and nation against nation. By carrying out secret missions, investigating classified files, and interrogating enemy agents, a sinister plot is uncovered. With the clock ticking, it must be thwarted in order to save the world from an unthinkable fate.

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7.4 / 10.0
Mike Epstein

The campaign itself can feel drawn out at times thanks to a less-than-stellar story and some obviously recycled content, but there's a real thrill in executing covert missions and putting all the pieces together like a master spy.

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A promising setting and clever systems are let down by simple enemies, simpler characters, and strange balancing.

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7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An inspired XCOM clone, whose spy movie atmosphere inspires an emphasis on stealth rather than action – which is a good job given the somewhat flawed combat.

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Phantom Doctrine demands the patience and calculation of a cold-blooded assassin, but the methodical style of play is rewarding

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