Real-time strategies — a true classic of gaming. Dating back to 1993, when Dune II defined the genre, and further perfected by Command & Conquer in 1995 and Starcraft in 1998. Real-time strategies require knowledge of your army, pre-planning, the ability to improvise on the fly when all your strategies fail, and a drop of twitch reflexes in there. No wonder they developed cult followings.
While consoles don’t really do well with real-time strategies, due to the lack of a mouse, smartphones and tablets can be surprisingly good for the genre. Touch inputs, after all, are quite quick. Sure, …