Darwinia is possibly one of the most pleasantly unique games I've ever had the opportunity to play. It's almost in a genre by itself, a sort of RTS tied to automatic AI with base-building elements and objective-focused gameplay. It's both simple, intuitive, and yet complex at the same time. Unlike many games, where victory is your reward, Darwinia's reward is the experience itself. The sights, the sounds, the appealing graphics, suprisingly good storyline, and simplistic design makes Darwinia a modern classic. The only downside is it's length; this game requires a lot of your time. On the flipside, it has no problem with making that time all worth your while. If you enjoy RTS', but would like a fresh experience in the genre, you should get Darwinia right away.
Darwinia should be noticed by the real-time strategy genre and copied for all its worth. Generally, the genre has moved into greater and greater building complexity and flashier graphics, yet never improved the depth or... Read Full Review
If you haven't heard of this sleeper hit, get yourself a copy. It's downloadable on steam (www.steampowered.com) with a free demo available, so there's no excuse for not trying it. Darwinia is a virtual world populate... Read Full Review