A wargame like no other finally on consoles!

Gem Wizards Tactics (Switch, Xbox) release date revealed

Gem Wizard Tactics has received a release date! It will be available on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox platforms on February 18th, 2022.

Get ready for crazy emotions and straining your tactical mind!

Master all skills, think tactically, and prove that you can win any battle, even in unfamiliar territory! Remember – each battle is a complex puzzle to solve. 

Here they are, Business Demons. They’re here to conquer whatever they can with their corporate hands. Follow the adventure of a young intern on an epic quest to find the truth about Omni-Gem! 

Use all the opportunities provided by the map and your skills to defeat the enemy. Even the most irrational! Be creative and inventive. Crush, use the forces of nature like fire and ice, and win battles in the most spectacular … or funny ways.

With four nations, and 26 unique units – each with special skills to use – and the variety of methods available in the fight. All this in a cute, cartoon pixel art style.

Watch the new trailer: https://youtu.be/xE5GkUF9Whw


  • Endless playtime with randomly generated maps. You can even create your own!
  • Multiple fight mechanics that allow for a variety of tactics combinations! Learn them all!
  • 4 different nations, with a total of 26 units with unique powers – combine them to unleash hell!
  • Many play modes including Story mode, campaign, and custom games
  • Colorful pixel art visuals and a captivating soundtrack!

The Press kit (screenshots, arts, etc.) is available for download HERE.

Nintendo Switch EU version
Nintendo Switch US version
XBOX version

For more information on Gem Wizards Tactics, please visit the official RedDeer.games Twitter account, RedDeer.games official Facebook fanpage,  RedDeer.games official Discord Server, and RedDeer.games website.

RedDeer.games is an award-winning global gaming company that focuses on developing and publishing unique indie games.

We aim to create accessible games, easily distinguishable by their original art style. Our main goal, however, is for them to be FUN!

In recent years we released Cyber Protocol, Clumsy Rush, Art Sqool, Nirvana Pilot Yume, Little Mouse’s Encyclopedia, Circa Infinity, Detective Di, Trash Quest, and AAA Clock. 

Currently, the company is working on the science fiction game Time Hole, and the comic, humorous platformer 7 Horizons. We also announced two games in the universe of the beloved comic „Kayko and Kokosh”.

Check out reddeer.games to learn more.

Keith is an extremely talented independent game designer, author of two books on game design, game design teacher and lecturer, composer, YouTuber, and visual artist.

He has released several games, such as the award-winning tactics game Gem Wizards Tactics, as well as other critically-acclaimed games 100 Rogues and Auro: A Monster-Bumping Adventure. He also successfully kickstarted the card game Dragon Bridge, his first published tabletop game. 

He runs a podcast that features in-depth discussions on game design topics called The Clockwork Game Design Podcast. It features interviews with academics, writers, and industry professionals on topics related to game design.