The reveal of Toy Soldiers: War Chest came with a few surprises - some welcome, some not so much.

On the upside, it's great to see the series return and franchise founder Signal Studios remain at the helm.

Headed to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next year, War Chest will also be the first title in the series not to be a Microsoft console exclusive.

But the inclusion of the game's wacky new factions proved divisive for some, while others noted that the game's visuals haven't seen much of an improvement despite the leap to a new round of consoles.

Eurogamer's YouTube editor Ian Higton rounds all of this up in the video below and provides his own impressions of the title from going hands-on at Gamescom last week.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (8)

About the author

Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

News Editor

Tom is Eurogamer's news editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and all the stealth Destiny articles.

More articles by Tom Phillips

Comments (8)

Hide low-scoring comments


Toy Soldiers: War Chest release date set in two weeks

DLC includes Cobra Commander, G.I. Joe, Ezio and He-Man.

Toy Soldiers: War Chest adds Assassin's Creed's Ezio

And Cobra Commander as premium content.

Ascend: Hand of Kul removed from Xbox 360 without warning, dev says

UPDATE: No longer playable after 18th November, Microsoft says.

Toy Soldiers: War Chest announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Play as an army of unicorns, teddy bears and pixies.